Monday, December 12, 2011

Terno Dreams

Pitoy Moreno includes in his portfolio over 43 shows with celebrity models and well-known personalities—most of whom came to celebrate and participate in his most recent show held at the Isla Ballroom of the EDSA Shangri-la hotel.
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Featuring over 100 pieces of Moreno’s formal Filipiniana, the show highlighted Moreno’s exquisite detailing: hand-painted florals and butterflies, hand-sewn lace, embroidered details, or ethnic-printed weaves.

An all black ensemble gets a refreshing pop of color with a red lace overlay.
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A colored embroidered long cape makes for a dramatic entrance.
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A play on fabrics gives this monotone set a modernized look.
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A colorful sarong adds vibrant energy to this neutral dress.
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We should revive hand-painted artworks like these.
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A commemorative exhibit also featured couture dresses, wedding gowns and ternos that Moreno created for women such as former First Lady Imelda Romualdez-Marcos, Imelda Cojuangco, Fortune Ledesma, Dee Zobel, and actress Susan Roces.

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