Now, THIS is what happens when Illustrado throws a party!
Filipino designers, models, influencers and style personalities battle it out on the runway at Illustrado Fashion Bash 2019!
It was a WALK-OFF EXTRAVAGANZA on the 23rd September evening at the Barbary Deli + Cocktail Club as FilipinoDesigners, international and local models, influencers and Dubai’s style personalities clashed on the runway at Illustrado’s Strike a Pose 13th Anniversary Fashion Bash! The stylish night of mayhem made even more fun with the retro ballroom vibe coincides with the magazine’s Big Fashion Issue 2019 reveal featuring over 100 of the hottest international Filipinos in fashion including designers, models and photographers from all over the world.
Attended by close to 300 stylephiles, Illustrado’s exclusive invitation-only Fashion Bash was graced by the Filipino community’s first couple, Consul Paul Raymund Cortes and Mme Yasmin Balajadia-Cortes, as well as other VIPs including world-renowned designer Michael Cinco who was the Creative Director for the magazine’s cover fashion editorial “Candy Couture – an OTT Ode to the 80s with Illustrado’s Ones to Watch” featuring brilliant designers Izhcka Zeta, Ryan Pacioles, Garimon Roferos, Harvey Cenit, Angel Villiar de Jesus and Ronan Cabrito Opina.
Known for hosting glamorous events like no other in the expat Filipino-sphere, Illustrado’s glam homage to ballroom culture which saw guests challenged to walk exciting categories including “Jetsetting Realness by Emirates Airline”, “Glorious Skin and Face by Kaya Skin Clinic”, “Royalty”, “Heels for Days” “Avant Garde” and “Dance, Werk, Vogue!” made for one unforgettable night for the city’s fashionistas!
Check out the videos and photos for what went down that night!