International Fashion Tour 2011

International Fashion Tour is a high energy runway fashion event featuring INTERNATIONAL FASHION DESIGNERS.

International Fashion Tour 2011 propels to help promote the SAVE Act bill in the fashion industry and in line of celebrating the Filipino History Month. The events are supported by the Philippine Consulate of the US and Filipino Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest (FCCPN) in benefit of Hope Heart Foundation.

About designers:

Alfred Lape, LAVSH

Alfred’s inspiration to his unique collection is derived from his unique approach to recreate fashions of the past; to modernize garments that shout individuality and prove luxury. Every piece is carefully handcrafted and sewn by your very own Alfred Lape. A prodigy, self-made designer, entrepreneur, creator and owner of LAVSH; the 25 year old Alfred Lape has carved his way into the fashion industry with no background in business or fashion. He honed his talent by following his mentor Jacque Goldsmith that taught him valuable knowledge about the fashion industry.

Chris Jasler Ubaldo, Jail Jeans

Chris Jasler was a former model who has been seeking his real passion throughout the years. He followed his instinct and pursued a career in fashion design. And Jail Jeans was born! Chris envisions that his brand Jail Jeans will go international and he is making all efforts for it to happen. He was given the opportunity to sell in Singapore by owners of the retail outlet called INHABIT. Men’s FashionWeek 2011participating brands, to date, include Boss Black by Hugo Boss, Canali, Dress Camp, Emmanuel, G.I.L. Homme, Raoul and Shanghai Tang. Chris Jasler is Ceo and Creative/Design head for Jail Jeans.

Kenneth Chua
Kenneth Chua addresses his taste as classic but dramatic with the right amount of twist! He strives to represent his pieces to be extraordinary and grant it the potential to reach an international appeal.
He was motivated to become a designer during his mother’s pursuant to her acting career. The 70’s has done a great deal of influence on his taste in fashion as well as his model cousin who always encouraged him to follow a career in fashion design.

Vania Romoff, for The Ramp
Her talent exceeds her age. Vania Romoff at 23 has landed her name at the Preview’s Ten Designers to Watch. She has taken the fashion industry at a storm. Vania Romoff has already been recognized
with several awards including the Manila FAME First Fashion Eco Design Competition. Vania has been exposed to all sense of fashion early in her childhood, and she proves this through her sense of style and professionalism. Vania Romoff has proudly cultivated such poise in the fashion industry through
her personal means and was later strengthen by formal education.

Bang Pineda, Vanguard Clubwear
A well-known designer of his country, Bang Pineda, has a proven track record of outstanding, attention grabbing collection. He has the audacity to strut his talent on the runway with daring bold color that would normally be associated merely to femininity, but he easily achieved such provocative collection
with great masculine finesse. It brings out the confidence in a boy and he turns it into a man.
Bang has created a name for himself in the Philippine fashion industry as a shrewd designer. He is a great proprietor that established one the country’s specialized men’s line – Vanguard Clubwear. He is best known for his high stitched tailoring and his sartorial workmanship.

Eric Delos Santos
A member of the Young Designers Guild of the Philippines, Eric honed his fashion skills by studying Experimental Fashion Design, Fashion Forecast, Street Style London and Fashion London at St. Martins, London. Eric has been involved in the Philippine Fashion Week for more than a decade. His compilations of designs speak loud and clear to the fashion industry and grab every major artists and media corporation’s undivided attention in the Philippine fashion industry.

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