At BYS Fashion Week 2023, touch upon The Filipino Palette: Same Same but Different where unity and individuality converge
Emerging as a canvas of culture, Filipino fashion is a vibrant expression of creativity that boldly graces the stage with a palette that’s distinctly our own. In our dynamic landscape, BYS Fashion Week 2023 unfolds as an event that not only embodies the essence of Filipino style, but also redefines the boundaries of artistic identity. This year, prepare to be enthralled by The Filipino Palette: Same Same but Different, a celebration where diversity and individuality construct and converge into unity.
BYS Fashion Week emerged as its own chapter in the book of Filipino creativity, showcasing inventive talent, innovative style, and introspective substance. It stood as a profound declaration, forged over the span of a decade, dedicated to an unwavering commitment to product development that champions the very essence of individuality.
The beauty brand has chosen to carry this torch of innovation and self-expression into its 11th year, further illuminating the path for a generation that seeks authenticity in the world of beauty and fashion. Angie Goyena, the president of iFace, Inc., serves as a living testament to the brand’s profound connection with its diverse and perceptive audience. Her acknowledgment underscores that this is more than just fashion—it’s a deep-rooted bond, a shared journey of self-discovery through style, and a promise to keep pushing the boundaries of creativity.
The Filipino Palette: Same Same But Different encapsulates the very essence of BYS: makeup. The theme serves as the very soul of the event, drawing inspiration from the boundless potential of a makeup palette—an instrument capable of birthing myriad looks. It is a reflection of Filipino creativity in its purest form, an eloquent homage to the multifaceted outlook of Filipino talent, where the celebration of this blend of individuality and shared roots takes center stage. Same Same But Different becomes a mantra that celebrates the coexistence of diverse voices, cultures, and influences within the Filipino creative landscape.
The line-up for this four-day event features both returning and fresh talents. From Ha.mu, ANTONINA, RAFA WORLDWIDE, and Randolf Clothing on day one to Neric Beltran and Chris Nick on day two, the stage is set for a captivating display. Vin Orias and Cheetah Rivera take the spotlight on day three, with Vania Romoff returning to close BYS Fashion Week on its fourth and final day. Behind the scenes, makeup guru Gerry Penaso and his skilled team craft beauty looks that complement the designs. These designers will craft expressions that bring their unique interpretations of fashion and beauty to life, demonstrating our capacity to adapt to change while paying homage to our roots.
This year’s BYS Fashion Week promises a space in Filipino creativity where unity doesn’t stifle individuality, but enhances it. Same Same But Different paints the brushes of distinct perspectives of our homegrown talent. This ode to Filipino creativity is where boundaries blur and the concept of limitation dissolves, giving birth to a spectrum of possibility—a palette where the colors of unity and individuality intermingle to create something that is uniquely Filipino.