Image Source: Jian Lasala Facebook page
Unlike most of the major fashion capitals, the Philippines has two prime fashion occasions that held bi-annual shows for its fashion audience. While its rival fashion event has successfully staged and closed its curtains with a big bang, Philippine Fashion Week will be celebrating its 20th year with their Spring/ Summer 2016 show. This will be migrated from the grounds of SM Aura Premiere to City of Dreams Manila, located at Roxas Blvd, Paranaque. Their Instagram page shows their new formed partnership with local government sectors; TV channels; and print media. Power Mac will also be returning to their runways as sponsor/ brand partner. According to the schedule shared by designer Jian Lasala on Facebook, this season will only be a 2-day event and some previous-season designers below are not included. We can assume that they may not be participating unless an updated schedule list will be released.
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While we are weeks away from this, you may now start sending invite requests for the confirmed designers joining this season. You may view my former blog post to know how to prepare for Philippine Fashion Week.
Note: Post will be updated as soon as new announcements are released.
*Jian Lasala –Even without his name on the schedule list, the designer has posted a collection teaser via Instgaram. On his Facebook post as of 11/18/2015, he posted a photo (same in Instagram) with a caption “10 days to go”. His post on Instagram includes #Phfw. The designer did not show for Philippine Fashion Week S/S 2016. His new collection has been released via look book images,
*Lyle Ibanez – The designer will be showing a collection under ESAC.
*Mixy Dy – The designer will be showing a collection this season.
*Opening and closing party for Philippine Fashion Week S/s 2016 will be held at Pangaea, City of Dreams Manila. Visit @chaosguestlist on twitter to get information on guest list and table reservation.
Image source: @chaosguestlist via Twitter
Image source: @phfashionweek via Instagram
Initial email for registration is now being sent by the designers (see below). But unlike the previous seasons, the e-invite with QR code is not sent immediately. It took me hours to received the actual e-invite (see 2nd image below). That is why reserve those “Hoorays Im going to Fashion Week” once you get the QR code invite for print.
Schedule has been released and their website has been updated.
Image source: @raffyboi via Instagram
Bless the models!