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Feature: CFPW celebrates Frederick Peralta 30th Anniversary

Frederick Peralta's 30th Anniversary at Canada Philippine Fashion Week in Toronto Canada

  A-Level   By: Hina P. Ansari   Filipino designer Frederick Peralta celebrated his 30th Anniversary in the most fitting way: By showcasing his gorgeous collection as part of Canada Philippine Fashion Week’s marquee evening, “Fashion’s Biggest Night” held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Canada.   The standing room only style-savvy crowd...

Feature: CPFW “Independencia: Filipino Fashion & Style”

L-R: Shanon Pamaong; Project Terno & Renee Salud

  Independencia Pride: A Fashionable State of Mind at Canada Philippine Fashion Week By: Hina P. Ansari   Canada Philippine Fashion Week regaled the stylish set for the second year in a row. Now a celebrated legit fashion week, CPFW had some pretty incredible moments on the runway throughout its days (and nights)-long...

Feature: CPFW Opening Night at Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto

Tepina Spring/Summer 2015 presented at CPFW's Opening Night

  Toronto’s luxurious Shangri-La Hotel was celebrating all things fashionable and Filipino as the 2nd Annual Canada Philippine Fashion Week (CPFW) held their opening night soiree on Monday June 9th, 2014. A perfect way to kick off the summer season, with a glass raised to toast to a permanent fixture in the...

Feature: Q&A With Jeff Rustia Founder of Canada Philippine Fashion Week

www.canadaphilippinefashionweek.com

* As we celebrate the 2nd annual Canada Philippine Fashion Week, which held its swanky opening night festivities at the gorgeous Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto, last night, we wanted to repost our extensive Q&A with Jeff Rustia, Executive Director and founder of Canada Philippine Fashion Week. Stay tuned for coverage of this...

Feature: 2014 Canada Philippine Fashion Week Press Conference

The Sponsors list for Philippine Airlines Canada Philippine Fashion Week

We are proud to be the official Digital Media Sponsor for the 2nd year in a row for Canada Philippine Fashion Week (CPFW) which is set to take place here in Toronto on June 9th through June 12, 2014.   Last year we were brought on board and we were so pleased at...

Feature: Dissecting Design with Noel Crisostomo from Manila, The Philippines

Noel Crisostomo

    Canadian designer Noel Crisostomo was a long-standing designer who launched his womenswear line Crisostomo to rave reviews by the Canadian and international fashion industry. He continued to be a regular in various editorial stories and moved into executive positions including being the Senior Design Consultant for Club Monaco, as well as...

Feature: Dissecting Design with Roland Alzaté from London U.K.

Roland Alzate

      Theory of Style.   By: Hina P. Ansari     Studying at UK’s Central St. Martin’s didn’t stop this designer from attending PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week with not one but two collections: His own line as well as in the capacity of Fashion Director for the Filipino retail giant,...

Feature: Highlight from CPFW Fashion Premiere Night (Part Two)

Pistahan De Couture by (L-R): Kim Gan, Kenneth Barlis & Norman Noriega

  As we continue to cover the fabulous fashions exhibited at PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week‘s marquee event, Fashion Premiere Night at Roy Thomson Hall, we can not NOT talk about how the evening took us all the way to Manila by their savvy themed segmentss throughout the show. Francis Libiran‘s...

Feature: Dissecting Design with Francis Libiran of Manila, The Philippines

Frances Libiran as donned by Filipina supermodel Ria Bolivar

      Laws of Attraction   By: Hina P. Ansari     PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week had a couple of superstar moments which had everyone in the fashion & design community buzzing. One of them is noted fashion designer Francis Libiran who brought to fashion week an incredible array of couture...

Feature: Dissecting Design with John Ablaza From Manila, The Philippines

Couture creations by designer John Ablaza

      Stitching history.   By: Hina P. Ansari   During PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week, I was able to sit in on an afternoon of fittings where each designer had their clothes on full display on an endless stream of racks. All were busy tweaking, steaming and prepping their couture gowns...

Feature: Frances Libiran at PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week

Francis Libiran collection presented as part of PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week 2013

    Lights on the runway.    By: Hina P. Ansari   Photography by  Alan Flores / CPFW     CPFW’s Gala Premiere: Philippine Fashion’s Biggest Night an incredible fashion event which was held at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall had fashionistas from near and far flocking to the catch full runway presentations from A-Listers...

Feature: Highlights from CPFW Fashion Premiere Night (Part One)

L-R: Kim Gan, Noel Crisostomos, Leonard Co & Norman Noriega

      Filipino fashionable summit.      By: Hina P. Ansari Photography by  Alan Flores/CPFW       PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week made its home in Toronto during the week of June 15-20th. The very first fashion week of its kind piqued with a fantastical fashion night at Toronto’s prestigious Roy...

Feature: CPFW’s Buyer’s Cocktail Eve at GOTSTYLE Distillery, Toronto

CPFW's Buyer's Cocktail at GOTSTYLE

      Commerce Couture.    By: Hina P. Ansari     On Saturday June 15th, the final bash for PLDT Canada Philippine Fashion Week took place at the chic boutique, GOTSTYLE boutique in the Distillery District of Toronto.   The brand new expansion of the noted GOTSTYLE Menswear store, opened...

On the streets of…Toronto, Canada / CPFW Red Carpet Special

Gorgeous neckpiece

      Red Carpet Style    By: Hina P. Ansari   On Friday June 14th, 2013, the prestigious Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto was the hub of all things fabulous for PDLT Canada Philippine Fashion Week‘s biggest event: CPFW presents Gala Premiere: Philippine Fashion’s Biggest Night.   The pièce de résistance of...

Feature: CPFW Fashions A Film Screening of “Jose Rizal, The First Hero”

Designer, Kenneth Barlis with his two models (centre and second from right) surrounded by Filipino beauties

    True Razilian spirit.   By: Hina P. Ansari   On Wednesday June 12, 2013 film, fashion and history fans, flocked to Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox theatre to watch the world premiere of  acclaimed documentary, Jose Rizal, The First Hero of revered Filipino national hero Dr. Jose Rizal. The VIP screening was...