Remember Their Names, Because These New Kids On The Block Are The Next Big Thing In Philippine Fashion

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Wanting to breathe new life into your sense of style? Look no further as the search stops here, as we list down the up-and-coming designers you should keep an eye out for in Philippine fashion.

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We’ve collaborated with countless new names in the previous year, most of which have landed their own covers with celebrities wearing their creations such as Catriona Gray in our Pinoy Pride issue & Pia Wurtzbach during Women’s Month. With the roaring 20s in its full effect, these are the young designers (all fresh from graduation) to look out for in the new decade.

Far from saccharine innocence, the weird and wonderful world of the new age has just begun and we’ve kept our eyes open on the new breed of designers who have blurred the fine line between reality and fantasy

Fashion Institute of The Philippines

Surrealism in couture has been one of the Fashion Institute of the Philippines’ visible strengths for years now. This year, the esteemed institution adds new names to their fiery streak of astounding designers.

Multi-colored sash, top and flared trousers by JJ AQUINO, Pink voluminous top and skirt with neon belt by LOVELY TRINIDAD, Blue asymmetrical gown and mask by RAFAELLA DOMINIQUE


Ruffled dress and sculptural vest by JOSEPH PALMA, Hand-embroidered cape and pants by IVY BARRAMEDA

College of Saint Benilde

Intricate handiwork and vision beyond this world are two core characteristics ingrained by the designers of College of Saint Benilde in every creation, this batch was no exception.

Purple ruffled mini dress, kimono and hat by VIA STO. TOMAS, Blush bodysuit, embroidered tutu and hat by MARY LIM, Powder blue poofy dress and headpiece by BEA ARAZA


Embellished mask, headpiece and dress by DARLENNE RIVERA, Patched vest, jumpsuit and hat by KIMBLE QUINTO

School Of Fashion And The Arts

An academic program that continues to elevate the scope of fashion and design in the country, SoFA pushes to elevate garment construction, fabric manipulation, and strong concept-centric collections.

Patent leather jumpsuit and sculptural jacket by ENA CUIZON, Asymmetrical multi-colored top and skirt by BELLE VILLANUEVA


Caged dress, embellished top and shorts by CHEYENNE SAROL, Embroidered top and sculptural skirt by PATRICIA SAMULDE

Photography Erwin Canlas
Styling & Creative Direction Lyn Alumno
Makeup Byran Lim (On Mica), Audrey C. Arias (On Ohtee & Jullian)
Hair Daisy Cañeta
Set Design Jemy Sta. Ana
Shoot Assistant MJ Almero
Models Micaela of Ideal People Models, Ohtee of Elite Models and Jullian Culas