Wednesday, April 10, 2013

FAME, The Design and Lifestyle Event.

With so much to see, one must wear comfy shoes. This I did not do during my visit to FAME last March. Call me crazy but I wore my 4 inch heeled shoes that I thought were so comfy until my 3rd hour of wearing it. 

Anyway, first thing I see, our favorite lifestyle store, FIRMA. They popularized the use of ostrich eggs in lamps here in Manila. This time, it seems to me (looking at the photo) that they have metalized (if there is such a word) it to give it a more modern metallic look to it. 

And then a pleasant surprise. I bumped into beautiful friends. 

I saw these really cute throw pillows with embroidered carabao by Tara. 

Ann Ong for Imperial Nova. 


Nominated for Best Product Design for Fashion is this bag with the twig handle. Adorable. 

Maco Custodio gets serious with work with his line of black, gray and white collection of bags. 

Spotted Maco's "pinocchio" shoes. It's leather and he made it look like wood! 

Nicole Whisenhunt exhibits her fun pieces! 

Fellow jeweler, Kristine Dee joins Manila Fame once again. 

Dennis Lustico wasn't around when I was there but I love his new crystal clear clutch with chain collection (yes folks, that's 5 C's). 

Bag designer and manufacturer, Ms. Amina Aranaz. 

Bringing the Barong Tagalog into the future. 

Look Lucille, I want these wooden, hand carved chandeliers. 

This swinging chair is too awesome for words. Made by Catalina. 

Ito Kish, a name synonymous to FAME, this guy brought Manila Fame into a new level of excellence. Proud to know him and proud to be a Filipino because of him.

Cutest thing..... This table/cabinet/mega jewellery box designed by Ana Rocha for Designs Ligna. Best thing about it? You can customize it according to the size, compartments and color that you want! Something to look into, right Ginny?

Hey Chuvaness, look at how Rita wears her Heather Miss Grey.

Go Pinoy!!! Can't wait for the next one! 

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