Filipino fashion icons honored at awards show


MANILA, Philippines — Manner icons, sector pioneers, and luminaries from trend circles comprised the roster of honorees at the initial-at any time Philippine Style Circle Awards (PFCA) held just lately at the grand ballroom of Okada Manila.

Introduced in a few segments, it experienced two runway exhibits and an awarding ceremony. The to start with runway demonstrate was a competition amongst young blood in the field, when the latter section presented the will work of vogue designers who had been regarded all through the function.

At the Younger Designers’ Circle Competitors, 13 trend designers introduced ensembles that used, as key textiles, domestically generated weaves these as the T’nalak of South Cotabato, the Malong, silk cocoon, Abaca, Abel Iloko, Cordillera linen, as well as weaves from Oriental Mindoro and Maguindanao, between other individuals.

Don Pedro Moises bested 12 other entries to emerge as the winner in the opposition. His entry, an Abel Iloko bustier with a stylized panuelo and latticed hoop skirt created from rattan, was adjudged the ideal style and design from the crop of equally fabulous entries.

Pass up Globe 1973 1st runner-up Evangeline Pascual and design Christian Singson were named the event’s Fashionista Award recipients. Later in the evening, Pascual was also regarded as 1 of the Women of Substance recipients with each other with magnificence queens Jessie Maloles, Dr. Melanie Veneracion, Cong. Nina Taduran, Josephine Canonizado, Ashley Gomez, Mayda Nimo Maliwat, Myla Villagonzalo, and Ritchie Ocampo.

Dinah Ventura of Everyday Tribune and Tessa Mauricio-Arriola of Manila Instances had been the honorees for Lifestyle Journalism. The other Media Excellence award recipients were Nelson Canlas, MJ Felipe, MJ Marfori, Diane Querrer, Emma Mary Tiglao, Jose Guilas, and Jessica Sojo. Also lauded for their photographic work had been lensmen Ryan Aguas and Edward dela Cuesta.

A tender moment transpired when theater actor Gerald Santos sang “Ikaw Pa Rin Ang Mahal Ko” in the “In Memoriam” tribute to trend icons who have handed on. Amongst all those that were remembered have been Ariel Agasang, Eddie Baddeo, Ito Curata, Danny dela Cuesta, Rocky Gathercole, as effectively as “Dean of Manner” Ben Farrales and Countrywide Artist Pitoy Moreno.

The previous section of the night, basically dubbed “Philippine Legends and Luminaries,” honored the likes of Renee Salud, Rodgil Flores, Becky Garcia, James Cooper, Helen Ong, Lito Gruet, Bambbi Fuentes, Joel Cruz, Jojo Bragais, Prince Jeffrey Hernandez, Arnold L. Vegafria, and “King of Barong” Andrew Badiola.

The finale runway clearly show from the Designers Circle Philippines highlighted major styles and Filipina attractiveness titlists wearing their creations. The titleholders were also lauded for their pioneering endeavours. The list involved 80s/90s supermodel Gerone Olorocissimo-Demiar, Bodyshots 2000 winner Cathy Moya, Pass up Supranational Philippines 2013 Elaine Kay Moll, Miss Entire world Philippines 2021 Tracy Maureen Perez, Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2021 Samantha Alexandra Panlilio, Miss out on Atmosphere Philippines 2021 Michelle Arceo, Skip Supranational Philippines 2021 Dindi Pajares, Pass up Philippines Fireplace 2021 Roni Meneses, and reigning Miss Eco Worldwide Kathleen Paton.

Fashion designer honorees included the likes of Francis Libiran, Oskar Peralta, Jun Escario, Joyce Penas-Pilarsky, Jojie Lloren, Johnny Abad, Philip Rodriguez, Dong Omaga Diaz, Edwin Uy, Dave Ocampo, Ronaldo Arnaldo, Albert Andrada, Amir Sali, and Dobie Aranda.

The highlight of the evening was when Frederick Peralta was bestowed the PFCA Lifetime Achievement Award, amid cheers of colleagues who were being also honorees of the night time. Employees from the house/hospice exactly where he is residing ably aided the designer off his wheelchair to acknowledge his award. Peralta had a enormous stroke in 2018 that led to his deteriorating well being.

Directed by Concon Siñel, the PFCA show, which will henceforth grow to be an annual recognition system, was organized by Virgie Monton and RDH Entertainment Network, by means of the assistance of Vario Mercato, LifeWave, and the Designers Circle Philippines.

Related: Maricel Soriano honors superstar hairstylist James Cooper, who dies at 73


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