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Finding A Place In A Seemingly Full Industry: Esme Palaganas

Preview's emerging talent shares how a fresh graduate finds her place in the fashion industry.
Each year, a number of Fashion Design graduates march up the stage hoping to either land a job with a major brand or open up their own shop. If struck by luck, the dream can become a reality. But for others, they

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Boy Meets Girl

Marian Rivera lands on our November cover dressed in the best of PEFTA.
Our cover girl arrived on location bright and early—even before the scheduled call time!—very lighthearted and raring to go. She greeted everybody before she sat down for hair and makeup (not the most common thing at at a celebrity shoot). Oh, and

Pefta 2012's Final Five

The five students who made it to this year's final list of talented young designers.
The ten students who made it to this year's Preview Emerging Talent Awards (PEFTA) embarked on a crucial stage in the competition: They presented their garments to the panel of judges, who would determine which five would make it to the final

The Six: A Pefta Collective

Six like-minded talents from last year's PEFTA batch show us their latest in a fierce editorial.
While we're in the midst of determining which five of the ten finalists of this year's PEFTA will make it to the final round,we're also currently preoccupied with good tidings from six of last year's PEFTA designers, who have just formed a