Tuesday, July 28, 2015



The Couple Champ both in customized Francis Libiran.

True enough, as we all expected, the #SONA2015 red carpet had been a fashion showdown, making more major buzz than our country's fashion week and events. Though I support Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago with her proposal to have a uniform during SONA's, I could not deny the fact that I am enjoying watching our beloved politicians supporting the local fashion community. Call fashion a beautiful distraction so that others would fail to see what the SONA and all the current events are all about. I think it is very tactical to invite some celebrities too to add some color and spice to the already-dramatic and already-celebrity-packed political empire in our country. Of course, the cyber-bullies in some of our fellow Filipino net-izens who are poor and shallow-minded in terms of fashion could not ever be stopped due to lack of fashion shower and failure to appreciate design, hence, they are creating mean memes which just further proved my theory of stupidity. (Ok, add this meme generation as part of a conscious and conspiracy plan to further distract and encourage other Filipinos in creating more meme which they think are funny and trendy, so that they won't be focusing so much on the President's performance as a leader.) 

Alright, with no further ado, I present to you my picks from the #SONA2015Fashion!


With Shalani Soledad's pretty face, a dark green number would easily look glam. #simplebutelegant


Better late than never. Lucy Torres-Gomez in a classic white terno, she just arrived from Switzerland according to press. Daughter Julia and husband Richard looks similarly proper.


Peter Cayetano's wife in a baby blue terno with intricate details on it. She deserves a hype.


I know you were all waiting for her. After last year's extreme online criticizing, Nancy Binay opted for a simple navy blue terno with something on it which looks like a tiger-ish pattern to me. Randy Ortiz made her ensemble this year and the previous one. The press releases said it's boring. But I say, it's minimally alright, blue has popped from the recent Summer-Spring and Fall collections from around the world.


Dawn Zulueta in Cary Santiago. I hope the politics is as beautiful as her.

Photo by Teddy Torres/Rappler
Helen Gamboa proves you can age gracefully.

Photo Courtesy of Preen

Love, Love, Love her or love her, she will never go out of style with all her money. Kris in a customized terno made of pinya fabric from Lumban, Laguna. It was designed by young designer Michael Leyva. Now that's a Michelle Obama-gets-Jason Wu-moment.

A photo posted by Manny Pacquiao (@mannypacquiao) on
 Manny in his most dapper look to date. Barong designed by Francis Libiran.

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  1. such a fabulous event! so glam! I wish I could have attended. thanks for sharing:)