December 1, 2011

Retail to Runway fashion show

        One of my early tasks for MOD magazine is to cover and write a very short article about the Shangri-La Plaza's 'Retail to Runway' fashion show. I asked my bf to accompany and be my photographer for that day. Fortunately, we are given front row seats . . but unfortunately, this article was not published in the December 2011 issue.

By: Ma. Janine Bianca A. Romero

“As you know in fashion, one day you're in. And the next day, you're out.” – Heidi Klum of Project Runway TV show

Fashion trends changes every so often and when the month of January comes in, fashionistas and alike are thinking of what would be the “in” trends. To help the fashion aficionados, Shangri-La Plaza held a fashion event last November 12 which showcased the many trends that will prevail in the fashion world this year of the dragon.

For the ladies: Sheer tops and skirts, ethnic and animal prints, and flowy maxi dresses and pants.

For the gentlemen: stripe and checkered polo shirts, Colored pants and shorts.

For the shoes: Colorful wedges, nude pumps and black stilettos for the ladies; Loafers and Sneakers for the gentlemen.


The show was divided into three parts each showcasing their marvelous styling talents:
3:00 pm - Ferdi Salvador and John Lozada of the F.A.S.H. team for "Street Luxe"
5:00 pm - Metro Magazine's Fashion Editor Mela de Luna for "Eclectic Vintage"
7:00 pm - MEGA Magazine's Fashion Editor Angela Alarcon for "Luxury"

Participating brands: Accessorize, Anthem, A/X, Bauhaus, Bergamo, Bossini, Celine, CMG, Crossings Department Store, Daniel Hechter, Debenhams, Diesel, Furla, Gap, Izod, K & Co., Kenneth Cole, Mango, Marks & Spencer, Massimo Dutti, Michael Kors, Mico Boutique, M)Phosis, Nautica, Original Penguin, Pab Der Uomo, Raoul, Rustan’s Department Store, The Travel Club, Topshop, Warehouse and Zara.

In partnership with:
NARS, Laura Mercier and T. LeClerc, and L’Oreal Professionel

Some of the collection/s (in no particular order) 

*all photos are from my cam.

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