Friday, August 5, 2016

5th Mindanao Fashion Summit: Solidifying the Fashion Community of the Land of Promise


Presented by the Oro Fashion Designers Guild (OFDG) together with the Designers’ Assembly, the Mindanao Fashion Summit (MFS) officially opened its 5th edition yesterday (August 04, 2016) at the Rotunda Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City.
Ms Nicole Inovero wearing the gown designed by Boogie Musni Rivera
Considered as one of the core events of the city’s Higalaay Festival 2016, The 5th Mindanao Fashion Summit is a 3-day gathering and convergence of some of the most artistic and sought-after fashion designers of Mindanao showcasing their intricate yet creative designs on a runway to the audience starting from August 04 to 06, 2016. This year, the MFS participating designers are said to become more connected to their crafts and confident in showing their imaginative craftsmanship, hence, solidifying the fashion community of Mindanao.
Dress designed by Mavy Cooper De Leon
The first day officially kicked off the Mindanaoan Collection, Menswear Collection, and the Ororama Orange Collection. Accordingly, the fabrics used came from the resuscitate community of local weavers from the island of Mindanao imbued with the inventive talents of these notable fashion designers to create an incomparable yet outstanding style.

Participating Fashion Designers who presented their designs on the opening are as follows:
1. Ann Semblante
2. Benjie S. Manuel
3. Boogie Musni Rivera
4. Gil Macaibay III
5. John Mark Magallanes
6. Joshua Guibone
7. Juniel Doring
8. Kiko Domo
9. Mark Christopher Yaranon
10. Mavy Cooper De Leon
11. Alma Mae Roa
12. Angela Soriano

Second day will feature a guest designers collection, Fashion Institute of the Philippines Collection, and the Loop Lifestyle Fashion Show while on the 3rd day, a holiday grand collection is expected.


Ms Vika Nin, a Russian model wearing Gil Macaibay III's dress
5th Mindanao Fashion Summit Ribbon cutting.
Ms Nicole Inovero wearing the gown designed by Boogie Musni Rivera
The inventive design of Juniel Doring with Ms Charinna Gamaya Barro (Miss Cagayan de Oro 2015) creating an incomparable yet outstanding style.
Ms Charinna Gamaya Barro wearing Juniel Doring's gown
Ms Charinna Gamaya Barro wearing the gown designed by Juniel Doring
Ms Charinna Gamaya Barro wearing the dress designed by Juniel Doring
Dress designed by John Mark Magallanes
Ms Charinna Gamaya Barro wearing the dress designed by Juniel Doring
This dress is designed by Mavy Cooper De Leon
Ms Charinna Gamaya Barro together with Ms Nicole Inovero
Dress designed by Benjie S. Manuel
Dress designed by Gil Macaibay III
Dress designed by Kiko Domo

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