Luxury shoe designer Christian Louboutin seems to have a soft spot for anything Filipino-made.
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“This collaboration is what you want to wake up every morning for. It’s a unique chance to help artisans grow and put their work in the light.” -@jeanniejavelosa, Co-Founder of @greatwomenasean. Pictured: Angie Ilul weaver of the Yakan indigenous peoples, Jeannie Javelosa, Christian Louboutin, Felipa Manangka weaver of the B’laan indigenous peoples, Elizabeth Agarao embroiderer from Lumban, Quezon.
Following his Manilacaba bag collection made from local weaves, he was spotted at a dinner event hosted by Vogue Brazil and designer Alexandre Birman.
The designer was with fashion influencer Eva Chen, but what really caught our eye was his outfit—a slate blue Barong Tagalog.
The famous shoe designer styled his embroidered Barong Tagalog with dark gray trousers and a pair of red-and-white loafers, which added a pop of color to his look.
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