paris fashion design competition

A seven-piece collection submitted for a national fashion competition sponsored by the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry to search the Philippine representatives to a young fashion designers competition held in Paris, France. Design concept centers on the idea of a “paradox” (as expressed in soft vs. hard, line vs. volume, modern vs. old, traditional vs. contemporary), inspired from Paul Ricouer’s statement on globalization and culture. The design was one of the twelve finalists in the competition (1998).