If couture is about mastering the material act of making clothes to the extent it becomes magical, then FREDERICK PERALTA scored a perfect 10. His was one of the participating designers at the recent Marry Me @ Marriot Fashion Show. He joined some of the biggest names in the industry.
His every look was a winner. Between the limitless trains, bouffant skirts and dazzling jewelry, one thing was clear: the collection was pure magic!
The 1994 grand winner of Internationale Createurs de Jeunes de Mode (Young International Designers Competition) in Paris, he showcased bouffant monochromatic dyed gowns, some with romantic baroque embroideries and all looks were finished by A Midsummer Night’s Dream-inspired floral headdresses and jewelry by jeweler to the rich and famous GERRY SUNGA.
To pay tribute to the brand’s long standing commitment to making every dream wedding happen, Marriott Manila hosted the upscale wedding fair, “Marry Me at Marriott: A Grand Wedding Fair,” at the Grand Ballroom, which was highlighted by the Fashion Show. RAJO LAUREL, RANDY ORTIZ, JC BUENDIA and RHETT EALA also unveiled their respective bridal collections in the said show.
According to habitués, the hotel’s Grand Ballroom is believed to be the biggest in country today.
FREDERICK PERALTA and GERRY SUNGA are Ilonggos based in Cosmo-Manille.
Runway Photos by Ash Reginald Evasco
Flowers: Teddy Manuel
Stylist: Sonia Agbayani