The bi-annual Manila Fashion Festival returns with a bigger and bolder vision of the "now, " merging it with traditions.
Held at The Marquee in EDSA Shangri-La Hotel from October 18 to 22, the second day of the festival puts the spotlight on the new circle of Filipino fashion designers.
Here are our top picks.
The cyberpunk aesthetic gets soft, feminine, and minimalistic twists.
Gabbie Sarenas: Pintuho
It pays homage to the craftsmanship of Filipino farmers.
Esme Palaganas: EnFin de Compte / fin
Dubbed the "Basic Movement," the collection is inspired by the overlapping of moments such as sunrise and sunset.
Brit Romero: Dimension
It underlines the art of structure as fashion marries architecture and geometry.
Meanwhile, Manila Fashion Festival also features the latest collection of Fino Leatherware, which highlights the intricacies and vibrancy of local designs.
Zalora goes basic with its Summer 2017 collection.
The online fashion brand also has hip and versatile OOTDs that can be worn at work, and won't look out of place in parties.