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Bea Samson Explores Her Sartorial Side

And it's tailored perfection!
PEFTA (Preview Emerging Fashion Talent Awards) almuna Bea Samson is a perfectionist. For her PEFTA collection back in 2013, Bea explored digital fabric printing on oversized cocoon-like silhouettes, a technique, if ever executed poorly would've been more craft-like than couture. Then for
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Updated: Designer Kenneth Chua Found Dead In His Atelier In Makati

Designer Kenneth Chua Found Dead In His Atelier in Makati
Update: According to ABS-CBN News, the Makati police are looking at robbery as motive for the crime. His body was found in the bathroom of his atelier with hands tied and with several stab wounds on his body. The suspect is still
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Pefta Goes To London

Get to know the three PEFTA alumni representing our country for the International Fashion Showcase in London, UK.
We love it when our local designers are going global, and we love it even more when they're part of PEFTA! Since its inception in 2010, the Preview Emerging Fashion Talent Awards paved the way for a lot of budding designers who
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Watch: Pefta 2013 Exhibit

We bring you all the happenings during the culminating event of this year's PEFTA.
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Straight From The Pros

Planning to join PEFTA next year? Here are the things you need to know.
Over the years, PEFTA has proven to be a great platform for fashion designers wishing for their big break in the industry. If you think you deserve a spot in next year's batch, here's a list of the things you need remember
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Pefta 2013

This year's new crop of designers brought their A-game with an outstanding interpretation of movement.
It was a celebration of talent and creativity as Preview formally introduced this year’s batch of emerging talents. Held at SM Aura Premier, guests were treated to a lovely exhibit dubbed as “The Art of Movement,” featuring the works of fashion students
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Pefta: Das

These sole sisters fly high with their PEFTA collection.
WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INSPIRED BY?We started with a butterfly, gold chains, and gold hardware. True to our initial image, it then metamorphosed into the other five designs that still carries the same vision we had for
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Pefta: Geoffrey Zordilla

This designer makes waves in his aqua-inspired PEFTA collection.
WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INPIRED BY?My collection was inspired by sea waves. I'm a nature lover, and this form of movement in nature was very interesting to me. I'm scared of swimming but I like the view
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Pefta: Tony Evan

Embracing spontaneity was the master plan for this designer's PEFTA collection.
WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INPIRED BY?My collection really started with a play on several shapes, then I inserted a multitude of textures in the process. I'm the kind of designer who isn't keen on doing cutesy dresses—I
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Pefta: Alexa Cheng

Statues inspire the art of movement in this designer's PEFTA collection—see how she pulls it off.
WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INPIRED BY?Whenever I think of a collection, I go out and take a walk and usually get inspired by what I see. This collection has its roots on a Mother Mary statue in
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Pefta: Marian Madayag

This designer doodles her way to an emotion-driven PEFTA collection.
WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INPIRED BY?My collection is composed of doodle prints I drew and colored personally by hand. The circular doodles represent the highs and lows I experienced in life, and the neon colors embody the
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Pefta: Pristine De Guzman

This student designer paces forward with her PEFTA collection, inspired by fast cars.
WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INPIRED BY?My dad used to work for a local distributor of luxury cars, so I grew up attending car shows and playing Need for Speed (sometimes with my twin brothers, named Aston Martin
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Pefta: Bien Santiago

Marrying functionality and fashion—know why Bien Santiago elevates swimwear in her PEFTA collection.
PEFTA recipient, Bien Santiago, is a swimwear designer whose brand, Yuminum, is making waves especially in the online shopping sphere. Read on to know more about her!WHAT IS YOUR COLLECTION ABOUT? ANYTHING SPECIFIC IT WAS INPIRED BY? I lived beside rice fields growing
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Pefta: Adante Leyesa

The accessory designer immortalizes wildlife in his PEFTA collection.
September is the January of fashion (when magazines release the thickest issues) but that's not the only reason why this month is special to us. September is the culminating month of the Preview Emerging Fashion Talent Awards and we're very excited to