IN celebration of love and fashion, Ayala Center Cebu capped off the month of hearts delighting shoppers with a fashion presentation called Lov’ Em Hearty Fashion last Feb. 27.
That night, the audience was given a preview of the many choices of trendsetting pieces of the season by some of the coveted leading brands carried by the mall, further proving the city’s vast, versatile and on-point fashion selections.
The Gallery of Ayala was transformed overnight into this season’s fashion haven fully spruced up in red hues paired with feel-good tracks.
The fashion show began with Miss Cebu 2016 Gabriele Raine Baljak together with her court Tracy Maureen Perez, Shaila Mae Rebortera, Merl Gayo and Felina Joyce Lim who modeled outfits from Rustan’s as well as labels from Promod and Metro Ayala in shades of red and white.
Models walked the runway wearing everyday looks that gave off a laid-back and trendy vibe from Gap, Esprit as well as from Artwork. Other brands featured included Etam and Parfois as well as outfits from the kids collection of Metro Ayala among many labels.
Models Bee Urgello, Paula Espina and Stephie Cabahug represented the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community. Real-life couple and professional models Angel Luzano and Stephan Urtizberea donned ensembles in eye-popping colors from The Maze.
Mister Teen Philippines 2015 Hans Velano with his parents—former models Zaldy and Ligaya Velano—walked the runway in another segment wearing collections from Metro Ayala. Meanwhile, Merce Abellana together with her daughter Gabriele Raine Baljak walked hand in hand wearing exquisite black gowns from Karimadon. Karla Bautista-Siao with daughter Kallie walked the runway in matching outfits from Mags Boutique.
Lastly, male and female models sashayed the runway in stately and classic pieces from Filippo Collezioni, showcasing the fashion creations of Philip Rodriguez in glistening colors. (Contributed Fotos)