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Myrza Sison interviews designer Robin Tomas.
Homecoming Myrza Sison interviews designer Robin Tomas.

After six years in New York designing menswear for Tommy Hilfiger, J.Crew, Old Navy, Gap, and interning for Anna Sui and Valentino, Robin Tomas, 32, launched his couture label Tomas in Manila last May 30.

Robin, a graphic design major at UP, was an art director at Saatchi & Saatchi before leaving the country in 2001 to study fashion design at Parsons in New York. Myrza Sison of Spot.ph chatted with him about art, fashion, New York, Manila, and inevitably, life with his famous mother, actress/comedienne Tessie Tomas, whose idea it was for him to try his hand at finally designing his own line here in Manila during New York's economic crunch.

Click here to read the full story on Spot.ph.

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