Fashion Weekend Davao: Cruise 2017-18 Fashion Show

The second Fashion Weekend Davao culminated with a fashion show showcasing the designs by the winners of last year’s Stellar fashion design competition, garments inspired by the 11 Kadayawan tribes of Davao by members of the Davao Fashion and Design Council (DFDC), and high-street fashion brands housed by Abreeza. The fashion show also showcased designs based on Ann Pamintuan’s award-winning furniture pieces, but those designs will be featured on my next post, so tune in for that! For now, I’ll start with the high-street luxe brands. (Side note, was happy I got to sit front row to take photos properly!)

Artwork – the childhood favorite. I’ve been a sucker for this brand since high school and it’s refreshing to see new designs other than the usual white printed tees.

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Pastanni opens at SM Lanang Premiere

I was introduced to Italian culture when I was in my third year in college for a subject, and that includes being familiar with Italian food, which mainly consists of lots of pizza and pasta. Most of the Italian restaurants in Davao can come in hefty prices, so I was ecstatic when I discovered Pastanni late last year because they are much much more affordable than other Italian restaurants. Pastanni is an Italian Streetfood Restaurant which specializes in fusing Italian specialties with Filipino ingredients. Continue reading “Pastanni opens at SM Lanang Premiere”