Iloilo Fashion Gala 2018

Iloilo Fashion Gala held last January 19, 2018 at Megaworld Iloilo Business Park Festive Walk showcased over 200 designer pieces from 21 designers. Fashion collections were featured coming from Iloilo Fashion Designers Council alongside guest designers for the show. The gala also featured collections from “Iloilo New Breed”, a competition for young designers.

The designers from Iloilo Fashion Design Council that were included in this show were the following: Ayan Jorda, Binky Pitogo, Hello Hello, John Montinola, Jun G Candelario, Lexter Badana, and Paul Conte. Collections that also graced the runway were from guest designers Dauson Bermtay, Jor-El Espina, Mike Sorilla, PJ Arañador, Ram Silva, Ysther Grejaldo, Don Protasio, and Renan Pacson. New breed designers competition were between the following Mark Arnel Gacho, Claudia Sornillo, Edward Sales, Jet Torrento,  Nino Damasco, and Peter Gagula.

Here are some trends you’ll get to see for this year.

COLOR POP

This time, it would be about wearing eye-catching colors for the eye candy fashionista. The designer pieces were full of frills, ruffles, and color-popping silhouettes. I found these outfits exuding with vibrance together with fun, flashy ways to nail the whole look. Plus, oversized hats are making their comeback too.

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LIGHT DRESSES AND FORMAL WEAR

The gowns in the fashion show were regal and classy. Long gowns that felt like light, transparent, and barely there had intricate details elevating the yes factor of an outfit. A certain level of sophistication elevated the look of the formal dresses bearing elegance in the modern times. Leg baring dresses with high slits were seen on the runway as well.

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DRAMATIC MONOCHROME

Monochrome outfits were also present on several designer pieces. What I have observed were fresh from the Middle Eastern desert oversized outfits. There were also clean layered futuristic looks paired with edgy boots and chunky block-heeled shoes. These upcoming seasons would bring about adding volume to what you’re wearing so get ready to layer, layer, layer!

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