Ann Ong continues to make her mark on the global stage as she presents her newest collection of handcrafted, one-of-a-kind pieces, titled Surround Yourself with Nature, at VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show (VOD DIJS) 2019, making her the first Filipino to showcase at the prestigious event. VOD DIJS 2019, MENA’s only B2B and B2C jewellery industry event that happened from November 13 to 16 is an unmissable 4-day event that gathers leading local, regional and international jewellery brands under one roof at Dubai World Trade Centre and is recognized as the definitive place to connect with key decision-makers and trend-setters from the global jewellery industry.
At the show, Ann Ong attracted a lot of attention with key profiles like Her Excellency Mona Ghanem Al Marri, Director General of the Government of Dubai Media Office, stopping by her booth during the opening; and Honorable Paul Raymund Cortes, Consul General of the Philippines in the UAE, along with Dr. Yasmin Balajadia Cortes, his wife, attending her fashion show.
Ann Ong, an esteemed style purveyor who picked up the “Best Designer” award in February 2016 Winter show at New York Now for her Sustainability Clutch – continues to capture the imagination of stylephiles and delights the fashion elite with her keen eye for the details and proud Filipina roots by using humble materials such as the homely banig, bamboo, and even salvaged wood, elevating these into impressive obra maestras.
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