Manila City government holds ‘Rampa Manila’

The beauty and elegance of modern terno were on full display in a fashion event held on 20 June at the Manila City Hall’s Bulwagang Rodriguez circular hallway.

“Rampa Manila,” the first fashion show organized by the city government, was part of the celebration of the 452nd founding anniversary of Manila. This was an endeavor to showcase the rich culture and history of Manila through fashion.

“We would like Manila to reclaim its place in Philippine fashion and culture, promote our local artists and the shops on Divisoria that play a big role in the textile trade. Manila offers a wide variety of inspiration and sources of materials,” Manila mayor Honey
Lacuna-Pangan said.

Renowned fashion designers Albert Andrada, Michael Leyva, Marlon Tuazon, Puey Quiñones and Jo Rubio presented their collections, fusing Filipino heritage with cutting-edge trends.

The fashion gala was also a platform for emerging talents such as John Jade Montecarlo, Gabriel Buenabajo and Corven Uy.

The show brought together an ensemble of muses and performers, who providrd allure to the circular runway. It also featured local accessories and crafts, embodying craftsmanship.