Filipino Fashion: Little Women

Photography: Eros Goze
Post Processing: Tom Bolivar
Hair & Make-Up:  Frankie Melendez

Models: Michelle Sophie Pudda, Renee Taylor Virtudazo-Hyde and Izabel Joan Z. Elliot

Fashion:  Joel Villanueva, Jules Quirante, Henry Mangahas and Garimon Roferos

Oh to dream of innocence …

Of fairy frills, the playful whisper of silk,

and the smell of charming pastels

Oh to go back to sweet and glorious insouciance!

 

ON MICHELLE: Vanilla-colored gown made from layers upon layers of the lightest silk organza with a dramatic train, featuring a bodice embellished with handmade flowers with Swarovski crystals; ON RENEE: Lemon yellow gown featuring vertical layering crafted from the purest bias cut silk organza with a black velvet sash and oriental-inspired tassels. All by JOEL VILLANUEVA

 

 ON IZABEL: Off White gown made of rectangle cut-outs of silk Gazar layered alternately with paillettes to achieve volume. The bodice features embroidered flower appliqué finished with a navy blue velvet sash and antique border lace for that Victorian feel by JOEL VILLANUEVA; ON RENEE: Lemon yellow gown featuring vertical layering crafted from the purest bias cut silk organza with a black velvet sash and oriental-inspired tassels. All by JOEL VILLANUEVA

ON MICHELLE: Vanilla-colored gown made from layers upon layers of the lightest silk organza with a dramatic train, featuring a bodice embellished with handmade flowers with Swarovski crystals

 ON MICHELLE: Victorian gown with puff sleeved red velvet top and a black full skirt with hand painted floral design topped by a delicate layer of tulle, by JULES QUIRANTE

ON RENEE -LEFT:  Vintage-inspired tent dress in soft purple faille satin, punctuated by a fully beaded black collar and a shower of black pearls and crystals, by HENRY MANGAHAS; ON RENEE – RIGHT: Soft green and yellow layered gown in tulle with a lace-up halter bodice by JULES QUIRANTE

ON IZABEL: Dramatic and whimsical nature-inspired gown featuring layered and ruffled soft tulle in multi-toned greens topped by a sequined bodice, by HENRY MANGAHAS

ON MICHELLE: Fairy tale inspired couture number in winter black embellished with an array of colored sequins on the bodice, that graciously sprinkles down the full circle cut skirt, by HENRY MANGAHAS

ON IZABEL: Golden French dentelle maxi dress with crystallized neck accent and emerald green faux fox fur stole, by GARIMON ROFEROS; ON RENEE:  Crystallized laser-cut soft pink ball gown with white faux fox fur stole by GARIMON ROFEROS for Michael Cinco

ON MICHELLE: Midnight blue silk crepe dress topped by a blue faux fox fur stole and matched with a mini fascinator

 

DESIGNERS:

JOEL VILLANUEVA

Laswa Fashion Design

201 Mohammad Rasul Choory Bldg.,

Airport Rd., New Central Market, Abu Dhabi

Tel. No: +971 2 622 0944 / 050 1706361

E-mail: msm424@gmail.com/jayvil430@yahoo.com

 

JULES QUIRANTE

Al Hanna Center, Mezzanine 1, Dubai

Tel. No: +971 50 927 7178

E-mail: julesatq@yahoo.com/julesquirante@gmail.com

Website: www.wix.com/julesquirante/julesquirantehautecouture

 

HENRY MANGAHAS

La Reina Fashion

Emirates (Sana Fashion) Shop 7

P.O. Box 50336, Karama, Dubai

Tel. Nos: +971 4 336 0647 / 334 9441

E-mail: henry_mangahas@yahoo.com

 

 

GARIMON ROFEROS for Michael Cinco

Michael Cinco Haute Couture

Suite 301, The Office Towers, Crowne Plaza Hotel,  

Sheikh Zayed Road, 74689 Dubai

Tel. No: +971 4 332 8488

Email:

Website: www.michaelcinco.com

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