[GALLERY] Designer #OOTD: Inquirer Lifestyle’s Face-Off 2017

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Designers present their take on #OOTD: individualistic, creative, fashionable

For its 2017 edition, Inquirer Lifestyle and Lookbook’s Face-Off took on the #OOTD millennial phenomenon, and brought the country’s veteran and young designers together in one exciting—and Instagrammable—show.

Held at Shangri-La East Wing last March 2, 2017, the fashion show also featured the iconic Chuck Taylors and Converse’ new designs to match each outfit. Statement and practical daily leather goods courtesy of Fossil were also seen during the show.

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The designers during the curtain call

Industry veterans Cary Santiago, Albert Andrada, Efren Ocampo, Ito Curata, JC Buendia, Mike dela Rosa, Pablo Cabahug, Rajo Laurel, Randy Ortiz, and Rhett Eala participated, sending their own interpretations of the perfect #OOTD down the catwalk. Also present were Cebu designers Arcy Gayatin, Jun Escario, Edwin Ao, Oj Hofer and Philip Rodriguez.

The young guns and millennial designers also showcased their own renditions. Present were Daryl Maat, Paolo Miguel Jaofar, Patrick Lazol, Thian Rodriguez, Michael Leyva, Joseph Bagasao, KC Pusing, Vania Romoff, Wilbur Lang, Rei Escario, Andrea Lopa, Riza Bulawan, Joel Escober, Tipay Caintic, Caroline Alaba, and Bon Hansen.

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Rhett Eala’s muse Maxine Medina in a fringe dress reminiscent of her emerald green evening gown during the pageant preliminaries

Designers picked professional models and personalities—even clients—as muses and to exhibit their creations.

Celebrities Julie Ann San Jose and Benjamin Alves were named Converse Female and Male All Star winners while Rhett Eala and young designer Michael Leyva were given special prizes courtesy of Ideal Vision.

See the all the looks from the show:

Celebrities Julie Anne San Jose and Benjamin Alves awarded as Converse Female and Male All Star winners
Designers Michael Leyva and Rhett Eala as Ideal Vision’s designer picks
Susan Joven, Virgie Ramos, and Inquirer CEO Sandy Romualdez
ShangriLa Plaza General Manager Lala Fojas
Albert Andrada

Andrea Lopa

Arcy Gayatin

Bon Hansen

Caroline Alaba

Cary Santiago
Tessa Prieto Valdez in a Sinulog-inspired ensemble by Cary Santiago

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Daryl Maat

Edwin Ao
Efren Ocampo
Ito Curata

JC Buendia for Collezione C2
Joel Escober x Fossil
Joseph Bagasao
Jun Escario

KC Pusing
Michael Leyva

Mike dela Rosa


Oj Hofer
Pablo Cabahug
Paolo Miguel Jaofar

Patrick Lazol
Philip Rodriguez
Rajo Laurel

Randy Ortiz
Rei Escario

Rhett Eala
Riza Bulawan

Thian Rodriguez
Tipay Caintic
Vania Romoff

Wilbur Lang


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