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What an exciting time for every Filipino creative right now, especially with the arrival of Vogue Philippines. An all-Filipino team that ventured the islands of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao put the spotlight on unparalleled talent from all over the country. As we welcome the rest of the world to our shores, it called for a celebration for one of the momentous events in Filipino fashion history.
The stars have aligned over the weekend during the Vogue Philippines party with only the most stylish personalities and Filipino creatives in attendance. Below, we’ve listed down the people who got down, dressed up and took the “rewear” dress code seriously.
MAVY LEGASPI AND KYLINE ALCANTARA
One of the freshest love teams at the moment, Kyline Alcantara and Mavy Legaspi is always posh and polished, just like their matching monochrome looks for the night.
RURU MADRID AND BIANCA UMALI
It’s not everyday that you get to see a couple who aren’t only in coordinating outfits, but are also matchy with their hairstyle. Ruru Madrid wore a custom embellished crop top by Jude Macasinag while Bianca Umali wore a fiery red gown by Joe San Antonio.
Gabbi Garcia was a standout at the Vogue Philippines party in a reworked lace dress with crystal droplets by Neric Beltran.
Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo never disappoints. Her off-shoulder gown by Kerby Zata was daring yet subtle, and the sleek lob was a perfect choice, too.
Paris-based Filipino designer Jude Macasinag may seem incognito with his chainmail head piece, but he went bold by re-wearing faux fur gloves and sequinned pants that he created for his collection, and an archive Loris Azzaro couture top.
Designer duo Abraham Guardian and Mamuro Oki of avant garde brand HaMu wore eccentric and kitschy outfits that were true to their aesthetic.
JOEY MEAD KING
The Filipina supermodel wore an archive Rajo Laurel leather bustier-bahag hybrid as she kicked off the festivies at the Vogue Philippines party.
Issa Pressman took femme fatale to the next level with a turqoise leather blazer by Mara Chua, corset by Just Bonita, and asymmetrical skirt by Nina Amoncio.
Inspired by her zodiac sign, the Aquarius, Jaz Reyes reminded everyone to stay hydrated in an upcycled PVC dress by Rafa Worldwide and accessorized it with a bedazzled Evian water bottle. Keeping us quenched, always.
Content creator EJ Nacion pulled off another 90s super model look in a silk chiffon ensemble by Ushi Sato.
Arci Muñoz looked chic and sultry in a velvet corset and skirt by Just Bonita. An absolute stunner that also references Kim Kardashian’s Balenciaga look.
Content creator Sef Loseo reworked his lola’s vintage fabric with the help of designer Emanuel Riñoza. The result is a romantic splash of colors as seen on his corset and matching skirt, which was styled with silver platforms and a beret.
Rising artist Pam Prinster leaves everything to the imagination in a sheer ruffled dress by Ushi Sato.
Referencing Valentino’s recent pink runway, model Chantal Schmidt wears a monochromatic look with a mini dress by Edward James Castro, pink tights, and pumps.
Fashion photographer BJ Pascual wore a vintage Issey Miyake vest from 1996. He also revealed in his Instagram post that he scored the archive piece a few days before the Japanese designer passed away.
“Certified Lover Boy” was Kyle Echarri’s chosen theme for the Vogue Philippines party in a white suit and floral brooch.
MYRRH LAO TO
Celebrity stylist Myrrh Lao To wore a show-stopping royal blue feathered blazer and pants.
Vogue Philippines’ fashion director is not one to be upstaged. Pam Quiñones wore a couture piece from 10 years ago by the late Alber Ebaz for Lanvin.
Actress and businesswoman Yassi Pressman went all out in a lilac wig, pink suit, corset, which was made more fun with an unexpected pairing of sneakers and her LV paint bucket bag.
Content creator Bea Marin channeled her inner Lisa Bonet with her stack of chains and nose ring. She wore Bagasao studios and a reworked Factory Boy jacket.
A true fashion enthusiast, Ida Anduyan kept it subtle with her God Saves Queens illusion dress and Rui Zhou leg warmers.
Singer Darren Espanto went sleek with his all white linear suit and minimal accessories.
Switching things up, vlogger Marvin Fojas looked dapper in what he calls his “bangus” outfit. He wore a metallic suit and a cut-out top, accessorized with silver hardware.
Miss World 2019 Michelle Dee was in an archival velvet dress by Thierry Mugler.
The ultimate fashion flex? Jasmine Curtis-Smith wearing the shipwreck dress from Alexander McQueen’s 2003 collection.
The McQueen resurgence is strong, this time around in menswear as seen on actor Jameson Blake with his rockstar look.