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Here's a Sneak Peek into the Life of a Runway Model

We followed model Kathlyn Asuncion backstage at the Manila Fashion Fest!
Being a model is not an easy feat. But Art Personas model Kathlyn Asuncion makes it seem so much fun! Check out below a sneak peek into her life as a runway model as she takes us backstage at the Manila Fashion

3 Things to Look Forward to at the Manila Fashion Festival

Innovation and fashion coincide.
Manila Fashion Festival (MFF) has been around for some time. It’s a bi-annual event that celebrates Filipino fashion and craftsmanship. Partnering with over 60 designers and creatives from the Netherlands, this year’s fashion festival is bound to get even more exciting. Apart

Online Store of the Week: Arin

One of our Manila Fashion Festival Favorites.
We were first introduced to Arin the same time we attended the first ever season of Manila Fashion Festival. Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter presentations have passed and soon we came to know the in-house label of Art Personas as a brand that likes

Jaz Cerezo's Pastel Sixties

See her full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
Sticking to the body hugging yet tasteful aesthetic we've come to look forward to from her designs, Jaz Cerezo offers us a blast from the past with a pastel-hued '60s-inspired Spring/ Summer 2016 collection called Cielo. We  enjoyed the pastel ruffled off

Ann Ong's Gold Rush

See her full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
This season, award-winning jewelry designer Ann Ong accentuated 19 black ensembles that sashayed down the runway with her vast collection of handcrafted gold opulence. Inspired by nature, this collection had quirky yet tasteful standout pieces such as spiders and bird cages that

Patty Ang's Hamptons Summer

See her full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
For her Spring/ Summer 2016 collection, Patty Ang takes us to a place where the rich and famous summer--the Hamptons. Combining structured and flowy elements, she sent down the runway, pieces worthy of an OOTD at a lavish private getaway. Go ahead,

Veejay Floresca’s Broken Flowers

See her full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
What’s a spring collection without floral touches? Veejay Floresca gives us exactly this as she patches together different floral prints to create feminine dresses that scream garden tea party. From short pencil skirts paired with bishop sleeve tops to floor-sweeping maxis that

Odelon Simpao's Linear Forms

See his full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
From the first red, white, yellow, and blue ensemble that walked dowhn Odelon Simpao's runway, we knew we were in for a Tommy Hilfiger-ish summer. He sent down a troop of models dressed in linear chic creations characterized by 3D lines, cubes,

Fino Leatherware at Manila Fashion Festival S/S 2016

See the full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
Whoever said leather only looks good in black or brown needs to see Fino Leatherware's S/S 2016 collection. We still spotted the timeless beauties tailored to perfection, but we also enjoyed the the new breed of box slings, and oversized clutches a

Avel Bacudio's Black Brigade

See his full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
Hoodies, pullovers, cropped sweaters, and embellished sheer organza-- all in stark balck defined the Spring/Summer collection of Avel Bacudio. His urban meets glam aesthetic was consistent through all his looks--cheeky skivvies included--but we have to admit, it were the kids at the

Happy Andrada's Patriotic Move

See her full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
Every now and then, we encounter a designer who chooses to demonstrate their patriotism by reworking our national costume into modern interpretations that supposedly could be worn on a more casual basis. This season, it was Happy Andrada who opted to take

Androgyn's Take on Nowness

See the full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
Breaking away from the usual model lineup, Androgyne by Seek The Uniq gives us a star-studded cast that had the crowd cheering and applauding throughout the show. From Angel Jacob and Manu Sandejas who opened the segment hand-in-hand dressed in loose-fitting mismatched

Mia Arcenas's Bohemian Beach Babe

See her full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
What’s summer without oversized floral prints in sheer, billowy fabrics that float as it catches air? This is exactly what we saw tonight from designer Mia Arcenas who gave us a selection of dresses meant to be worn if you're planning to

Acuzar's Le Fleur

See the full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
What are princess dreams made of? Loads of sparkly embellishments and floral appliques on powdery pink, blue, and nude. Feminine frocks in flirty silhouettes, perfect for the girly girl- this is what Arleen Sipat-Sutton designed for Acuzar. Your supply of formalwear for the

Chris Diaz's Stoked Summer

See the full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
From the moment those tangerine pedal pushers opened Chris Diaz's show, we immediately sensed where he planned to take us with his Spring 2016 collection. The following looks showcased sheer pullovers and jackets with intricate fabric manipulations, bringing us to a sunny

John Herrera's Bioluminence

See his full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
Marine life seems to be a recurring theme on the opening night of Manila Fashion Festival Spring/Summer 2016 as another designer takes biodiversity as his muse for his latest collection.  The last designer to show but certainly not the least, John Herrera

Renan Pacson's Seams and Interruptions

See his full Spring/Summer 2016 collection here.
Taking cues from the collection's name, "Seams and Interruptions," PEFTA alumnus Renan Pacson opens his show with an abrupt screeching sound as a male model emerges from the end of the runway dressed in a graphic-print tee and matching lounge shorts. Similar

Arin Spring/summer 2015

See its latest collection offering bold choices for the confident women of today.
Kicking off the first day of Manila Fashion Festival, Art Personas in-house brand Arin turns the spotlight to the modern and strong women who are all about taking risks. The collection showcases a mix of feminine shapes and masculine silhouettes with its

Art Personas Brings Us Manila Fashion Festival

Now here's a festival you wouldn't want to miss.
Truly, things are shaping up for our local fashion industry. As more designers emerge, it’s just fit that new platforms are created for them to showcase their talents, and more importantly, to sell their products. Here is where Art Personas, a fashion