Abaca – A handmade gift from the islands

Abaca – A handmade gift from the islands

The Philippines is home to indigenous crafts that have been passed down from generation to generation. More so in the provinces and little islands dotting the archipelago. Away from the hustle and bustle of skyscrapers and city lights – many patient hands create...
Local Weaves and our Pagla-um Collection

Local Weaves and our Pagla-um Collection

It was an honor to once again grace the runway during last season’s London Fashion Week under Oxford Fashion Studio. The show held last September 14, 2018, in Devonshire Square in Central London, was an experience of a lifetime. Closing the show as the only Filipino...

The Audrey Albason Bride

The AUDREY ALBASON bride is a picture of perfection, in a dress that feels like second skin. Soft silk and satin and tulle – she is both a fairytale and a tempest. She is her own woman – light and fire and everything in between. We aim to reveal her,...

Iloilo Fashion Designer’s Council

It was a privilege to join the Iloilo Fashion Designer’s Council in a fashion show held at the historic, newly renovated Molo Mansion in Iloilo. We presented an extended interpretation of our “Gugma” collection in a 15-piece display of our signature...
An Ode to Audrey: Reliving the Backstage Pass

An Ode to Audrey: Reliving the Backstage Pass

The day greeted me with an early faux pas after I sat in the front seat of the uber taxi and was mistaken for a party animal who was suffering from a severe hangover by the driver. To validate his presumptions, I offered to pay him in cash after giving him a lecture...