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Slim's 2019 Student Exhibit Features Unbelievable Upcycled Pieces

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Slim's 2019 Student Exhibit Features Unbelievable Upcycled Pieces
IMAGE Courtesy of Slims Fashion and Arts School/ Jo Ann Bitagcol
Their exhibit is now open!

Ellen made a cocktail terno embellished with discarded fabric scraps manipulated to resemble cherry blossoms.

 

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Glynn Alley, Caress Carranza, Redge Tabaniag

Glynn and Caress made this barong and terno embellished with discarded X-ray films.  On the right, this honeycomb-inspired barong by Redge is embellished with discarded PVC plastics and faux leather. Buttons were hand painted with bees. 

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Godofredo and Dinnes Obusan

Godofredo's piece is inspired by Philippine indigenous textiles, embellished with plastic straws. Dinnes made a contemporary tribal inspired barong embellished with plastic straws and fishnet accents. 

 

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Irmalyn Raquedan and Gino Reed

Irmalyn's panda on this barong was created by hand knotting individual tufts of plastic straw on fishnet. Gino's playful barong, on the other hand, features multiple layers of old shirt sleeves. 

 

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Isabelle Morris

Isabelle made an ensemble made from discarded school uniforms, with elastic and safety pin accents.

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Ivy Reyes, Mara Dizon, and Cecilia Evangelista

Ivy created a barong embellished with a lace bib appliqué made of fused orts and upcycled thread scraps. Mara did a stitch-and-slash technique on fabric scraps to create a “faux chenille” texture on this barong inspired by old maps while Cecilia took shredded fabric wastes from a serger machine and sew them together with metallic thread to create this daytime terno.

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Jaq Hernandez

Jaq made this piece with old neckties and bowties. It's a jacket inspired by Christian Dior’s New Look

 

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Jeffrey Tope

Jeffrey made a hand painted terno embellished with structured cable wires. 

 

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Joanna Manalili

Joanna created a dress and coat with embellished with discarded plastic bags hand-crocheted into flowers.

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She also made this piña-jusi cocktail terno embellished with hand-stitched clothing labels and care tags. 

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Jomar Saldo

Jomar hand-braided net for the outer dress which was creatively secured with plastic cable ties. 

 

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Marcy created a draped jacket and skirt made with plastic wrappers and denim remnants. 

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Sheila Sapaen

Sheila embellished this blouse and skirt with hand-cut discarded DVDs.

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Marigrace Joyce

Marigrace made a raincoat with a detachable cape made of neon fabric scraps fused between two layers of plastic garbage bags.

 

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Moon Lei

Moon Lei made this layered terno blouse and embellished it with soda can pull tabs and shoelaces. 

 

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Pau Pascual

Pau hand-painted this barong inspired by Japanese tattoos and embellished it with tabs collected from soda cans.

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Res Sajonia

Res' terno blouse was hand woven with fabric scraps and discarded jeans. 

 

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Roel Valenzuela

Roel hand painted this dress that features eco bag strips. 

 

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Rogelio Gonzales

Rogelio's daytime terno is embellished with old jean hemlines. 

 

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Tasha Buenviaje

Tasha created this dartless terno made with four pairs of repurposed denim jeans. 

 

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Victor Untalan

Victor made an organza terno embellished with soft loofa sponge material. 

 

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Vince Edra

Vince created a neoprene dress embellished with discarded tire inner tubing and rubber placemats.

 

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