Bridal Collection 2012 Fashion Show
By Fanie Rose Sourdis
Photos By Jeyzel Sanchez
It rained bridal gowns at Dusit Thani Manila during the bridal fashion show. The stylish bridal gowns were from the top designers of the Philippines, making it a large bridal collection here.
Top-notch fashion designers such as Rhett Eala, Randy Ortiz, JC Buendia, Ben Farrales, Nolie Hans, Pitoy Moreno, Philip Rodriguez, Auggie Cordero, Mike de la Rosa, had their designed wedding gowns on display for the Filipino bridal heritage exhibit.
Mike Dela Rosa’s design
Strapless empire gown made of silk chiffon with twisted horsehair and cord detail and adorned with freshwater pearls.
(Left)Nolie Han’s Illusion tulle embroidered with an art deco parttern over a pale pink strapless gown. (Right) Philip Rodriguez’s 40s and 50s inspired serpentine gown made of fully-beaded chantilly lace with a detachable beaded tulle underblouse and a taffeta tulle.
Rhett Eala’s design
Made of silk shantung, silk organdy, chiffon and tulle
Ben Farrales’ design
The curtains were then opened for the guests to enter and watch the show.
Hosting the fashion show is Tessa Valdes, Inquirer’s lifestyle writer
(left) Mike Dela Rosa’s and (right) Noel Crisostomo’s designs
Patrice Ramos-Diaz’s design
The Fashion designers who made all of these happen are: Jerome Salaya Ang, Ronaldo Arnaldo, Ivar Aseron, Vic Barba, Martin Bautista, JC Buendia, Pablo Cabahug, Gregg Centeno, Auggie Cordero, Noel Crisostomo, Mike dela Rosa, Eric delos Santos, Chris Diaz, Patrice Ramos-Diaz, Rhett Eala, Jun Escario, Joel Escober, Veejay Floresca, Arcy Gayatin, Nolie Hans, Oj Hofer, Sassa Jimenez, Rajo Laurel, Jerome Lorico, Dennis Lustico, Tonichi Nocom, Efren Ocampo, Randy Ortiz, Loretto Popioco, Yvonne Quisumbing, James Reyes, Philip Rodriguez, Vania Romoff, Joey Samson, Cary Santiago, Lulu Tan-Gan, Hindy Weber-Tantoco and Kristel Yulo.
These fashion designers proved how Filipino creativity is dynamic and vibrant especially for fashion and style. With this dynamism in the Fashion industry, you can now say “I do” with more elegance and style.