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Hot Right Now: Manila Wear 2013

Top Filipino designers join forces to showcase their world-class craft to the global market.
Hot Right Now: Manila Wear 2013 Top Filipino designers join forces to showcase their world-class craft to the global market.

Beginning today, SMX Convention Center will become the capital of all things chic, stylish, and fashionably Filipino as our country’s top designers are set to showcase their outstanding resort wear collections for Manila Wear, the foremost destination for world-class Filipino couture. As part of Manila FAME’s 58th edition, Manila Wear aims to marry regional craftsmanship excellence with the designer’s creativity to offer that distinct Filipino flair to the global scene.

Presented by The Center for International Trade Exhibitions and Missions (CITEM) in close partnership with renowned international fashion designer Josie Natori, each designer presents a remarkable vignette of fashionable pieces bearing their signature aesthetic—from apparel, bags, jewelry, and art pieces.  Here’s a list of some of the top creatives joining this wonderful exhibit:

Fashion Designers: JC Buendia, Happy Andrada, Carissa Cruz-Evangelista, Eric delos Santos, Twinkle Ferraren, Vania Romoff, Veejay Floresca, Tipay Caintic

Bag Designers:  Amina Aranaz-Alunan, Lally Cruz-Dizon, Adante Leyesa

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Fine Jewelry and Accessories: Arnel Papa, Joyce Makitalo, Nicole Whisenhunt, Joel Escober

Contemporary Artists: Jinggoy Buensuceso, Olivia D’Aboville, Leeroy New, Wawi Navarossa, Wataru Sakuma

So if you want to see world-class couture and meet these fabulous designers, head on over to SMX Convention Center this weekend for a dose of high fashion and awesome art.

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Manila Wear at the 58th Manila FAME runs from October 17-20, 2013 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.

Click on the gallery for a sneak peek on some of the works of the designers for Manila Wear 2013.

Click here for the Designer Directory.