Iconic Filipino fashion force Pitoy Moreno has passed away, and social media is overflowing with tributes to the late designer. From one-of-a-kind memories to simpler expressions of grief, his fans and friends alike have taken to the web to tell the world of his impact on their lives. Keep scrolling to read some of the homages!
Fashion designer Veejay Floresca's heartfelt message moved us to tears.
Tootsy Angara's mom was one of Pitoy's models back in the day, and he even made her high school prom dress (which she rewore to the 2017 SONA, btw)!
Charlene Gonzales shares precious Miss Universe memories in her homage.
Lara Quigaman reminisces twirling onstage in a regal blue Pitoy creation.
Miss Universe 1969 Gloria Diaz Daza posts a snap of her and the late designer, lightening the mood with a funny caption.
Former model Bessie Badilla has him to thank for the experience of a lifetime.
Lea Salonga and Tim Yap express their condolences, as well.
Family friend Rene Luis Limjoco waxes nostalgic, posting this old photo of his parents smiling with the revered designer.
Preview cover girl China Cojuangco, daughter of socialite-turned-politician Tingting Cojuangco, was also one of Pitoy's models!
Pitoy was known for starting careers, too! Eva Reyes, one of his former models, has quite the story to tell. Her first-ever trip out of the Philippines was for one of his fashion shows in Singapore!
Prolific production designer Gino Gonzales shares backstage photos of Pitoy in action at his 2004 CCP fashion show.