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Slim’s student designer Glyn Magtibay creates a collection inspired by love of country

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8:55 pm | Saturday, June 16th, 2018

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Magtibay’s homage to the Filipino farmer is a dress with harvest- inspired details. Tiered sleeves
double as a country lass’ “skirt”

At a time when Filipinos are proudly expressing their sense of nationalism, Glyn Magtibay has her own unique way of showing her love of country.

Her five-piece collection, dubbed “Pearl of the Orient,” depicts the Philippines’ varied culture and traditions through her choices of materials and intricate details.

It also reflects her aesthetic. She leans toward the artsy and romantic, and likes to enhance her pieces with beadwork, colors, embroidery and appliqués. In a show of support, her friends helped her put together one of the pieces, a task that took a week to complete.

After finishing her Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management course at Philippine Christian University, Magtibay enrolled at Slim’s Fashion and Arts School to take up fashion design, dressmaking and other courses.

The budding fashion designer then joined exhibits and design competitions, developing a clientele in the process.

“It’s been a wonderful four years,” she said. “My journey as a fashion designer continues to bloom.”

Her next goals are to study tailoring, also at Slim’s, and put up her own boutique.

Halter dress with fringe

Oversized navy blue coat with hand-painted details inspired by the “pamilihang bayan”

Wrap-around coat dress with appliqué of “singkil” dancer

Kimono cropped top and hand- painted, embellished mini skirt with patchwork of a jeepney

High-low jacket with cut sleeves, hand-painted details and lines depicting the Banaue Rice Terraces; olive asymmetrical dress with fringes

Photography Miguel Alomajan
Styling Luis Carlo San Juan
Makeup and Hairstyle Theresa Padin
Model Hannah Locsin of PMAP


Tags: fashion , Slim's Fashion and Arts School , young designer

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