From young stars to industry greats, check out the star-studded guests who joined MEGA in welcoming its bigger and bolder future during the magazine’s 32nd anniversary party
As MEGA commemorated its remarkable 32-year legacy in the industry and ushered in a new chapter, a constellation of celebrities illuminated the celebration, eagerly anticipating the changes unfolding. Here are some of the notable stars who graced this year’s MEGA Anniversary Party:
Anji Salvacion captivated onlookers with her retro glam chic look. Clad in a studded black blazer juxtaposed against the pantless trend, the actress punctuated her look by sporting silver accents from her belt to her earrings.
Kyline Alcantara embraced the spirit of romance in an AZ FACTORY Switchwear Valentine One-Shoulder Printed Recycled Duchesse-Satin Tunic. With delicate details and eco-conscious design, Alcantara’s ensemble showcased her commitment to both style and sustainability, making a profound statement about the future of fashion.
Sarah Lahbati radiated sleek confidence in an all-black ensemble. From her impeccably tailored top by Patty Ang to her avant-garde skirt from Comme des Garçons, every element of Lahbati’s outfit spoke volumes about her discerning taste and style prowess. With accessories from Gentle Monster and a Carolina Herrera clutch adding the perfect finishing touches, she commanded attention with her unapologetically chic aesthetic.
Among our MEGA Man to Watch this year and featured in our February 2024 issue, Grae Fernandez made a notable appearance at the event dressed in leather. Fernandez also expressed his immense gratitude to MEGA for the opportunity to attend this year’s celebration, marking his first-ever anniversary party with the title.
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Singer Jayda exudes sultriness in a vibrant red ensemble as she makes a dazzling appearance at the event, donning an AJ Javier creation paired with white thigh-high leather boots.
Arriving with her signature effortless style, Rhian Ramos graces the scene in a sleek and sophisticated black number by Chris Nick, beautifully adorned with the Filipino designer’s iconic bow accents delicately scattered throughout her look.
As if emerging from the depths of the ocean with a spellbinding presence, Miss Universe Philippines 2023 and Kapuso actress Michelle Dee makes a stunning entrance, clad in a mesmerizing creation by Cherry Veric from the designer’s INCUNABULA collection.
Carla Abellana joins the festivities exuding sophistication in a purple dress. However, it was her hair covered with rhinestones that truly stole the spotlight, adding a touch of drama to complete her ensemble.
Adding her own flair to the celebration, singer-songwriter Kiana Valenciano makes a fashionable entrance in a black and white ensemble. Wrapped in a stylish black coat with eye-catching white ruffles, she effortlessly achieves a stunning look for the night.
After his international fashion week ventures, James Reid emanates renaissance charm clad in a chartreuse suit designed by Vin Orias, boasting flared sleeves for added panache. Playfully complementing his ensemble with floral painted nails, Reid showcases his unique style and charismatic presence.
Issa Pressman epitomizes modern sophistication donning a white ensemble from HA.MÜ, accentuated by delicate pearl embellishments gracing her accessories and makeup, elevating her look to ethereal heights.
With a clear style direction in mind, Kaila Estrada aimed for a wet yet effortlessly polished appearance for the evening. She elegantly sported an SDG Studios knitted sequined ensemble, expressing her delight in supporting the innovative designs of a promising Filipino talent, Sophia de Guzman.
Global fashion icon and MEGA’s February 2024 cover star, Heart Evangelista, radiated in her signature color as she graced the party adorned in a creation by Michael Leyva. Amidst the celebration, she delivered a heartfelt speech, expressing her joy in commemorating MEGA’s 32nd anniversary and extending her gratitude to the magazine for accompanying her through numerous milestones over the years.
Described by her stylist Eldzs Mejia as arriving “fashionably late,” Andrea Brillantes ensured her entrance was nothing short of stylish for the party. Adorned in a Gladimir Echavarre creation, she dazzled in a fully bejeweled dress, topped off with a floral-like jacket for added flair.
Bringing the evening to a stylish close, Belle Mariano captivated in an Ehrran Montoya periwinkle dress from the Chrysalis collection, ensuring her presence left a lasting mark on the star-studded affair.
Special thanks to Zion, GCash, Y.O.U Beauty and Barenbliss.
Photography EXCEL PANLAQUE
Art Direction JONES PALTENG