Heart Evangelista Walks Her Very First Paris Fashion Week Show

Heart Evangelista Walks Her Very First Paris Fashion Week Show


It’s a triumph for Asian representation, as Heart Evangelista marks her runway debut for Vietnamese designer Phan Huy’s debut show at Paris Fashion Week

Forget the front row; Heart Evangelista proves that strutting down the runway is the ultimate fashion week flex. At this season’s Paris Fashion Week, the beloved style icon not only graced the runway, but also kicked off the show for Vietnamese fashion designer, Phan Huy. It’s a triumph for Asian representation in an industry historically dominated by Eurocentric ideals.

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Heart Evangelista opens the show of Phan Huy, marking a double debut

Huy, making his runway debut, is renowned for his intricate yet empowering couture, celebrating the essence of the feminine form. In an Instagram post, he hailed Evangelista as an “inspirational figure”, citing her surprise appearance as the show opener. Dressed in a creation from the Tam Giang Lagoon Collection, inspired by the tranquil waters of Central Vietnam, the MEGA February 2024 cover star exuded sheer grace.

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The global icon continuously paves the way for other Filipinos to set their own trends

From budding starlet to savvy entrepreneur to global trendsetter, Evangelista has reinvented herself throughout her journey. For fashion weeks in global capitals, her influence serves as a beacon for fellow Filipinos like Liza Soberano, Anne Curtis, and Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach to empower them to carve their own paths in the industry. When one talks about fashion, one cannot help but start with Heart Evangelista.

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Heart Evangelista is undoubtedly influential, marking millions in MIV for luxury fashion brands

Yet, influence alone doesn’t cut it; Evangelista’s impact transcends virtual likes and follows. Her sartorial choices translate into tangible sales, underscoring her significance in the fashion sphere. With a devoted following capable of emulating her lifestyle, Evangelista’s social media presence yields millions in Media Impact Value (MIV), a testament to her reach and resonance.

As Evangelista aptly declared on her Instagram Story, “Small girl, big dreams”. Indeed, her journey epitomizes the power of determination and vision in realizing one’s aspirations. Where fashion reigns supreme, Heart Evangelista reigns as its undisputed queen.


Featured Image: PHAN HUY

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