Festive Filipiniana

Photography: Filbert Kung (Blackfox Photography)

Styling: Mike de Guzman & George Palmiano (MGP)

Makeup: Lilian Yeung

Hair: Mycke Arcano

Models: Peter Nordel and Grendel Alvarado (PMAP)

 

Not to be outshone by the brilliant season’s lights are these dazzlingly definitive Filipino pieces from the country’s designers with a penchant for our rich and unique sartorial heritage.

Festive Filipiniana

 

On Grendel: Banana fiber dress with Tinalak weave, and black banana fiber sunvisor used as headdress, all by Dita Sandico-Ong; black and pink abaca headdress, tubular triple-strand gold necklace, and gold snakeskin bangle with stones by FIRMA; vintage gold chain necklace with flower accents and jade drop pendant by Estrellas Manila by Marge Abas; multi-linked ornamental gold neckpiece, antique gold ornamental bangle and gold Cleopatra arm cuffs, all by Dave Estien Quijano; gold fully-beaded arm cuff by Nicole Whisenhunt.

Festive Filipiniana 

On Grendel: Piña fiber post-modern Barong top with geometric patterns by Louis Claparols; black leggings by Terranova; black banana fiber sunvisor, used as necklace, by Dita Sandico-Ong; multi-braided chain choker with ribbed agate stone by Estrellas Manila by Marge Abas; black corset belt by The Ramp, Crossings; round-framed sunglasses by SM Department Store. On Peter: Striped gray Barong Tagalog by Barge Ramos; striped floral pin by Dita Sandico-Ong; black wool trousers by Mundo by The Ramp, Crossings.

Festive Filipiniana

 

On Grendel: Banana fibre dress with tinalak weave, black banana fibre sun visor, used as headdress by Dita Sandico-Ong; black and pink floral abaca headdress, triple-strand tubular gold necklace, gold faux snakeskin bangle with stones by Firma; vintage gold chain necklace jade drop pendant by Estrellas Manila by Marge Abas; multi-linked statement gold neckpiece, antique gold ornamental bangle, gold fully-beaded arm cuff, gold tribal arm cuffs all by Dave Estien Quijano; opaque leggings with geometric pattern by Louis Claparols. On Peter: Black Barong Tagalog with white embroidery by Barge Ramos; sheer sebiÑa fibre shrug by Dave Estien Quijano; black feather brooch by Firma; black dropped crotch pants by Terranova Man; transparent futuristic eyewear by Firma; black leather shoes by Wade

Festive Filipiniana

 

On Grendel: Piña fibre ruffled opera coat and black satin wide-legged jumpsuit by Frederick Peralta; silver chandelier earrings by Firma; gray banana fibre sun visor, used as headpiece, banana fibre chequered halter top, and black obi belt all by Dita Sandico-Ong; beaded statement necklace by Nicole Whisenhunt at Firma; shoes by Janylin. On Peter: Gray sebina fibre pleated top with Mandarin collar by Dave Estien Quijano; transparent futuristic eyewear by Firma; black layered body chain accentuated by a gun metal skeletal chain mail by Estrellas Manila by Marge Abas; black leather belt by Wade; charcoal gray slim pants by Mundo by the Ramp, Crossings; gray faux croc shoes by Wade.

Festive Filipiniana 

On Grendel: Silver gray banana fibre wrap, gray flower pin, black leggings all by Dita Sandico-Ong; gray sebina fibre tassled one-shoulder dress by Dave Estien Quijano; gray cage shoes by Janylin. On Peter: Cream sebina fibre sheer shirt, ruched sebina fibre sheer cropped pants and white trunks all by Dave Estien Quijano; white raised-collar long-sleeved top by Mundo by the Ramp, Crossings; white hip shoes by Wade

Festive Filipiniana

 

On Grendel: Black satin wide-legged jumpsuit by Frederick Peralta; banana fibre chequered halter top, gray banana fibre sun visor, used as headpiecevand black obi belt all by Dita Sandico-Ong; black faux fur shrug by The Ramp, Crossings; silver chandelier earrings by Firma; beaded statement necklace by Nicole Whisenhunt at Firma; shoes by Janylin. On Peter: Gray sebina fibre pleated top with Mandarin collar by Dave Estien Quijano; black layered body chain accentuated by a gun metal skeletal chain mail by Estrellas Manila by Marge Abas; charcoal gray slim pants by Mundo by The Ramp, Crossings; black leather belt and gray faux croc shoes by Wade

Festive Filipiniana 

On Peter: black sheer lace Barong Tagalog by Barge Ramos; gray blazer by Mundo by The Ramp, Crossings; tribal-printed dropped crotch pants by Mental. On Grendel: Piña fibre tiered strapless short dress by Eric Delos Santos; banana fibre chequered halter top, pink pleated wrap, and gray bamboo-printed obi belt, all by Dita Sandico-Ong; black and pink abaca floral headdress by Firma.

Festive Filipiniana

 

On Grendel: Piña fibre post-modern Barong asymmetric top and opaque leggings with geometric patterns by Louis Claparols; mariposa wrap with bamboo print and gray banana fibre sun visor used as headpiece all by Dita Sandico-Ong; beaded statement necklace by Nicole Whisenhunt; white shoe-boots by Janylin. On Peter: Gray sebina fibre pleated top with triangular collar by Dave Estien Quijano; black flat-front pants by Mundo by The Ramp, Crossings; silver necklace by IORA; white braided belt by The Ramp, Crossings; white flat sneakers by Wade.

 

SHOPPING GUIDE:

Barge Ramos – +63 917 848 1950

Dave Estien Quijano – +63 917 324 1010

Dita Sandico-Ong – +63 920 245 0475

Estrellas Manila by Marge Abas – +63 916 573 1583

Firma – Greenbelt 3

Frederick Peralta – +63 917 845 5117

IORA – SM Mall of Asia

Janylin – Glorietta 5

Louis Claparols – +63 927 739 5925

Mental – SM Megamall

Mundo by The Ramp Crossings – Trinoma

Nicole Whisenhunt – Firma, Greenbelt 3

SM Department Store

Terranova – SM Mall of Asia

The Ramp Crossings – Trinoma

Wade – Trinoma

 

 

Filipino Designers: Festive Filipiniana

 

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