PHFW HOLIDAY 2013 DAY 5 REVIEW: SOLO B
Dax Bayani kicked off the show with his collection of sexy swimwear and outerwear with a tribal feel. Animal prints and fur coupled with daring cuts and silhouettes dominated the runway, presenting bold and flashy options for day and night.
SAFARI CHIC. This outfit calls for a trip to South Africa.
For the fun and flirty, Lizanne Cua’s “Chasing the Timekeeper” collection surely made our hearts skip a beat. Featuring an array of sheer blouson tops, fringe dresses, and jersey shifts in pastels and neons, her pieces were quirky, eye-popping, and party-ready.
FRINGE BENEFITS. These dresses made us want to head out and get the party started!
Taking inspiration from the Baroque period, Melchor Guinto’s holiday offering was dedicated to the genteel gentleman. Sharp tailoring in dark hues of plum with metallic highlights gave his collection an elaborate twist to formal dressing.
WELL-SUITED. This super posh suit is tailor-fit for women of power.
As for Randall Solomon, his 60-piece collection was about all things big and grand. Fully-beaded gowns with larger-than-life headpieces were the highlight of his show, a testament to his fondness for theater and costume design.
WALK THIS WAY. Sparkly LBDs set the tone for Randall's high-shine collection.
SEA PRINCESS. The heavy beading and lace details added a romantic feel to his pieces.
Raoul Ramirez closed the show with his two-themed collection inspired by '80s Parisian glamour and modern royalty. Starting off with sexy shifts and separates in laminated printed canvasses and ending with an array of gorgeous gowns, his collection was an interesting mix of casual and elegant pieces for the modern woman.
SEXY ELEGANCE. This printed mermaid frock is perfect for red carpet affairs.