For 32 years, MEGA has always championed Filipinos in fashion and design. Here are the creatives who are shaping the community in their own ways and were present during the MEGA anniversary party
As MEGA commemorates 32 years of championing Filipino creativity, the spotlight shines brightly on the talented individuals who continue to shape and elevate the local creative scene. From fashion mavens to visionary photographers, the MEGA anniversary party was a gathering of the brightest minds in the industry. Let’s take a closer look at some of the notable creatives spotted at the event.
The photographer who kickstarted the new direction of MEGA’s evolution with Heart Evangelista, BJ Pascual continues to be a trailblazer in the community, renowned for his innovative concepts and expertise in photography, where he continues to push boundaries and redefine standards on the global appeal of Filipino art.
Designer Michael Leyva utilizes volume, intricate beadwork, and maximalist sensibilities in his creation. The designer further showcased his impeccable craftsmanship and innovative designs at the MEGA anniversary party by dressing up Heart Evangelista for the event.
Former model turned motivational speaker, Myrza Sison, is a beacon of inspiration who empowers individuals to pursue their greatest aspirations and achieve their dreams. Drawing from her journey of transformation, Sison encourages audiences with her impassioned message of resilience and determination.
Known for his keen eye for style and impeccable taste, Mond Gutierrez represents the epitome of fashion-forward thinking. Beyond his influence, Gutierrez also handles numerous businesses and hosts the already-iconic Halloween event, the Opulence Ball.
Tim Yap attends the MEGA anniversary party with his trademark charisma and flair. A prominent figure in media and events management, his illustrious career has solidified his status as a household name in the industry. With his magnetic personality, Yap commands attention wherever he goes.
With a background in fashion design and a specialization in millinery, Mich Dulce’s designs bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her craft. Having honed her skills at Maison Michel Paris, the prestigious hat-making atelier of Chanel, her pieces results in works of art that exude luxury.
With a penchant for sleek and chic designs, fashion designer Chris Nick has always questioned norms, with his works marked by a gentle style that connects masculine and feminine elements.
Shaira Luna possesses an unparalleled talent for capturing beauty in its purest form. With each frame, she delves into the human experience to evoke raw emotion. Her work is proof of her approach, as she blends artistry with storytelling to create visuals that resonate with audiences on a profound level.
Designer Raf Villas takes his label, Rafa Worldwide, to surrealist heights, often stretching the boundaries of what Filipino fashion can reach and become. With his avant-garde designs, each garment is crafted to challenge perceptions and ignite the imagination.
With a flair for creating eye-catching designs that blend elegance with edge, Ehrran Montoya’s creations are wearable avant-garde displays that play with hues, textures, volumes, and draping, making the designer a rising name in the industry.
One-half of the maximalist brand Ha.MÜ, Abraham Guardian’s vision offers a refreshing perspective of fashion and how we express ourselves. With their daring designs and unapologetic approach to style, they continue to challenge conventions and redefine the landscape of Filipino fashion for generations to come.
With a dedication to championing local artisans and their handcrafted creations, Vin Orias stands as a guide of inspiration through his fashion and lifestyle brand. Through his commitment to a sustainable business model, Orias elevates the craft of traditional artisans and fosters a greater appreciation for ethical and environmentally friendly practices within the industry.
From fashion luminaries to visionary photographers, the MEGA anniversary party was a testament to the wealth of talent and creativity that thrives in the Philippines. As these creatives continue to push limits and inspire others, they remind us that true artistry knows no frontiers and that together, we can create a brighter and more creative future for all in the name of art for the global scene to appreciate.
Photography EXCEL PANLAQUE and KIERAN PUNAY