MEGA Fashion Awards 2021 Returns To Inspire And Celebrate Creatives
MEGA Fashion Awards 2021 Returns To Inspire And Celebrate Creatives
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MEGA Fashion Awards 2021 Returns To Inspire And Celebrate Creatives

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The MEGA Fashion Awards 2021 honors this year’s local creatives who kept the flames of the industry’s passion alive.

Related: The Importance of the MEGA Fashion Awards 2021

The MEGA Fashion Awards (MFA) has always been a highlight in Philippine fashion’s social calendar. In its past two iterations, the best in the industry walked down the red carpet in their most fashion-forward ensembles, heading to a star-packed ballroom to witness MEGA recognized the season’s most outstanding. But that was when real-life experiences were safe and social distancing wasn’t the norm.

This year the MFA was held virtually, as MEGA wasn’t going to let another year go by without celebrating the fight that local creatives have put up. While the country was left hopeless with the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry stepped up to help others and provide comfort and light the best way it knew how. Fashion designers created PPEs and masks, makeup artists and hairstylists brought joy by sharing their creativity online, showbiz stars and influential names came together to uplift the Filipino community.

Upon hearing the news of the virtual awards show, guests of designers, A-list stars, models, designers, and creatives were more than happy to get out of their loungewear for the day and dress to the nines for an at-home red carpet moment.

But a first this year, the exclusive awards show was open to the public in real-time. Livestreamed through MEGA’s Facebook page, families and supporters of nominees were able to join in and celebrate along.

Entering the event’s Zoom link, like old friends seeing each other again for the first time. Host Bianca Valerio welcomed guests, as did One Mega Group President Suki Salvador and Editor-in-Chief Peewee Reyes-Isidro. The screen slowly then filled up with recognizable faces and even though all were in different cities and parts of the world, each one was brimming with excitement for what the night holds.

“Post-pandemic, pre-pandemic, MEGA Fashion Awards is there to inspire each creative to wake up and create better,” says President Suki Salvador about the importance of the event.

Hosted by Bianca Valerio, a total of 26 awards were given out this year. From up and coming young creatives who push for innovation to industry stalwarts who kept fueling the flame of fashion, each winner was truly deserving of the award they received.

As the night came to a close and bittersweet goodbyes were exchanged, the local industry that was condensed into one virtual room, was reminded that during the darkest times, the passion of Filipino creatives will only burn brighter.


Here are the winners of the 2021 MEGA Fashion Awards:

TO WATCH

Hairstylist: Mycke Arcano

Makeup Artist: Raffy So

Stylist: Lyn Alumno

Photographer: Ed Enclona

Fashion Designer: Chris Nick

Homegrown Fashion Brand: Kaayo

Homegrown Beauty Brand: Avignon Clinic

MOST INFLUENTIAL

Social Media Personality for Fashion: Heart Evangelista

Social Media Personality for Beauty: Bretman Rock

Social Media Personality for Entertainment: Anne Curtis

Global Fashion Brand: Uniqlo

Local Fashion Brand: Penshoppe

Global Beauty Brand: BYS Cosmetics

Local Beauty Brand: BLK Cosmetics

E-Commerce Platform: Lazada

MOST PROMISING

Leaders of this Generation: Glenda Dela Cruz, Drake Dustin Ibay, and Angel Locsin

BEST OF THE YEAR

Model of the Year: Hannah Locsin

Hairstylist of the Year: Renz Pangilinan

Makeup Artist of the Year: Jelly Eugenio

Fashion Stylist of the Year: Pam Quiñones

Jewelry Designer of the Year: Pranca Jewelry

Fashion Designer of the Year: Furne One

Photographer of the Year: BJ Pascual

Most Stylish Performer of the Year: KZ Tandingan

Cover of the Year: Nadine Lustre

MEGA ICON OF THE YEAR

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