_FADAL Events: Launch Party

March 1st 2012, FADAL held a special event at Prive BGC together with their friends, followers and fashionistas-in-the-metro to launch their much anticipated plans for 2012. Last December at their Christmas Soiree party they have shared with us some exciting plans they are coming up for 2012 and this event was the beginning of what I can say to be a very successful and wonderful year for FADAL.
What I wore to the event. I coined this ensemble "Gothika" as for obvious reasons. :D Layering sheer and matte black fabrics. There was something relaxed with this outfit when I got to wear this during dress rehearsal. Normally I wouldn't shy away from very bright colors (i.e. Karma Kameleon) but I will not say NO to black as well. :D Also BLACK was the color of the night and you will see with the photos below.
Black Bowler Hat: Topman
Sheer Top: Vintage
Black Polo: Black Monkey
Sleeveless Blazer: Crazy Angel
Pants: TPE
Shoes: FnH
Spike Rings: Oxygen
Spike Hand Bag: DIY

The Hand Bag that I customized with Studs. I so LOVE it, just a little bit difficult to carry due to the studs. :D
"Olsen Twins" Yen of StyleYendustry and yours truly of Shopaholic Monster. :D
Open Bar!!! My fave :D At the end of the night I was a little bit drunk with these bad boys. Vodka Sprite and Rum Cola. It was so delicious that you can't taste the alcohol content till it kicks in. :D
FADAL's Cherry Veric and the very pretty and sweet Janeth Tia (MUA)
FADAL's Ulysses King, Nico Agustin and Levenson Rodriguez
Me with Cherry and Lizanne Cua of FADAL. Both of them are extremely nice and had wonderful conversation with them over the evening. :D
Matt Valeriano of Versa-Vise and Lizanne Cua
Matt, Lev and the Birthday Boy Luigi Moises. "Happy Happy Happy Birthday and wishing you all the best!!!"
MJ (wearing a Nico Agustin creation), Nico, Karl Leuterio and Mike Magallanes of Paradigm Shift. MJ and Nico will announce something extra special later in the evening.
I am just so happy and ecstatic again that Brian Tenorio was there. It was nice seeing you again, hope to catch up with you next time. :D Thank you for the support and encouragement.
Team Migotilyo with Zanne :D
We were trying to capture a LookBook shot for Karl. I love this angle (...sorry Karl medyo point and shoot and ginawa ko. :D )
I love what Karl was wearing for the evening. It is undoubtedly and unmistakeably very him. 3Fs Fun-Feirce- Fashion
Shoe Designer Joco Commendador with his muse wearing a heeless shoe from his collection. Exciting and ooohhhh so very high :D
FADAL President, the lovely Jaz Cerezo
Paul Jatayna of OS Accessories and the very talented model Ria Bolivar wearing a Mark Tamayo creation.
Now the program begins...the unveiling of 2012 plans
With owners of SOS: Snippets of Style. FADAL will be partnering with them and will be opening their store in Ortigas just adjacent to the salon. So what are you waiting for..."Shop and Attack" :D
Partnering with Fashion Institute of the Philippines (FIP), every year the best designer from FIP will be a member of FADAL. (I am green with ENVY) :D
A little runway was held. Here we have Jaz Cerezo and muse.
Paradigm Shift with Paul Jatayna. I can not think of a better model to represent their line. I love the whole Alexander Wang vibe.
Lizanne Cua for Sabre. Love...love...love the simplicity of the dress. Chic and works well.
Cherry Veric with Anne Casas. I am dying to see his collection for PFW Holiday Collection this May. This is a teaser of what we can expect...and OOOH YEEEES this is LOVE!!!
Ulysses King and his wonderful menswear. Loving the jeans on the model.
Levenson Rodriguez for Bespoke Suits and his model, good friend and birthday boy Luigi Moises. His coats are exquisite and truly you could see his signature on his creations.

Philippine Men's Fashion Week announcement from Nico Agustin and Team     
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This would be the first time I would be doing this, showing shoes that caught my attention during the party.
...The Red Pumps (Chos!!!) Maybe it is truly a sign. LOL :D
I died when I saw this neon pink sneakers. When I checked the brand it is from Converse. Who knew that converse would release such color and design. LOVE!!!!
Guess Who??? From Paul Jatayna wearing his Demonia Rave Veggie Creepers. To DIE!!!
and of course...a Joco Comendador heeless creation. :D
Prive is walking distance from my previous office and after the party I knew I have to stop by and say hello to the people I miss the most. Here we have Myi, a good friend and my boss. :D It was nice seeing everyone there. I truly miss you guys. Hope to see you soon.
It was such a perfect evening...I didn't only get to be a witness of the plans of my friends in FADAL for 2012 but I was able to catch up with people that I look up to. Let me take this opportunity to say "THANK YOU" to everyone in FADAL especially Lev who was been so gracious and supportive of my upcoming business. I am looking forward to be working with you guys in the future. Zanne for being so kind and hospitable. Everyone else, it was such a pleasure to have a wonderful and intellectual conversation with you guys. I am learning so much from your experience.

I will see you guys really soon.

Ciao and Kisses!!!


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Natalia
04/20/2012 12:47am

You've got a nice and interesting blog about fashion events. I think I witnessed the 2011 Fadal Fashion Show. I just loved the dresses and also the designers. My favorite designer back then was Gerswin Qua. Anyway, keep up the good work! And about the shoes that you posted here, damn! I so love them. :)

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Ron
04/20/2012 6:37am

Hi Natalia, thank you for the wonderful feedback and for taking time to read my blog. Yes FADAL designers are really talented and super kind. :D

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