Last night the Canadian Philippine Fashion Week kicked off with a opening night event at the Shangri-La Hotel. Some of the most notable and emerging designers are in Toronto to showcase their upcoming collections through a series of events over the next few days. Designers include Federick Peralta, Ann Ong, John Paras, Joel Escobar, and many more.
Highlighted is designer Francis Libiran who’s pieces have been seen on fashionistas aroud the world. This designer was featured on Hollywood Supermodel Tyra Bank’s reality show “America’s Next Top Model British Invasion.” He was also voted by Metro Magazine, the leading lifestyle and fashion magazine in the Philippines, as their “Metrowear icon” for 2013 where he designed 100 wearable art pieces that was featured in a fashion show at the Edsa Shangri-La Hotel in Manila. His work was also featured in a television special on the Lifestyle Network. You can check him out at the event on Saturday June 14th at the Canadian Philippine Fashion Ball in support of Kol Hope Foundation for Children at the Royal York.
Other events to check out during Canadian Philippine Fashion Week…
Thursday, June 12: Independencia: Filipino Pride + Style with Miss Philippines Universe, Venus Raj at the Guvernment
Thursday, June 12: CPFW Model of the Year featuring winners and top finalists at the Guvernment
Friday, June 13: Philippine Fashion’s Biggest Night featuring designers at The Royal York Hotel
Saturday, June 14: Kol Hope Foundation for Children presents Canada Philippine Fashion Ball – a salute to designer Francis Libiran at The Royal York Hotel
For more information and for tickets visit www.canadaphilippinefashionweek.com