|3rd from left: Miss Universe Canada 2013 Riza Santos, CPFW Executive Director/Founder Jeff Rustia, Designer Amina Aranaz-Alunan (Photos by Patrick Baluyut)|
MONDAY June 10th - The world's first PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week kicked off Monday night with a glam red carpet and an unveiling of Kapisanan's VINTA Filipiniana clothing line designed by Caroline Mangosing.
|Designer Noel Crisostomo|
|Director Paolo Abella, Jose Rizal, The First Hero|
|Filipina-Canadian Supermodel Kesiah Papasin with Miss Universe Canada 2013 Riza Santos|
|Jewellery designer Jon De Porter|
|Designer Francis Libiran|
VINTA Filipiniana designed by Caroline Mangosing
The traditional Filipiniana and barong Tagalog were modernized by way of fabrics and colours used as well as styling.
|Designer Caroline Mangosing with Jeff Rustia|
Day 1 was a success--it turned out to be a great night with a huge turnout! Got Day 2 up next for you guys, stay tuned! xo