Cebu’s fashion scene is bursting with talent. Some of the biggest names in Philippine fashion call Cebu home—from Monique Lhuillier to Kate Torralba and
Jun Escario. This month, Preview puts the spotlight on Philip Rodriguez, who talks about his vision for Cebu fashion. Preview’s fashion editorial is also a product of the brightest Cebuano minds: together with Preview creative director Vince Uy, the all-Cebuano crew includes photographer Charles Buenconsejo, makeup artist Romero Vergara, and model Elvira Stehr, who wears the creations of Cebu’s very own Julie Go, Mary Ty, Dianne Espera, Lord Maturan, Rey Villegas, Mique Yapching, Philipp Tampus, Ciege Cagalawan, Valerie Alvez, and Vania Romoff.
Jennyson Rosero or more popularly known as 2NGAW describes himself as a gamer, movie buff and a full-time Sith Lord but professionally he is known for his great work as a manga illustrator and digital artist. Currently he works for Imaginary friends and have recently collaborated with other talented illustrators all over Asia for a book called GIFTArtbook to be released this month.
I just recently saw this short/ad for Cinemanila 2008. My friend Erik Matti directed the spot for the ad agency TBWA-SMP. Good stuff.