MEGA Pinoy Pride - Class of Champions

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A Class of Champions Awards Alumni of the 
MEGA Young Designers Competition 

After celebrating the country’s Independence Day, MEGA further stresses its nationalism through the recently held “A Class of Champions”.

In its pursuit to look for the next new face in Filipino design, MEGA created the MEGA Young Designers Competition (YDC) in 1994 to gather the next best Filipino designers who could bring Filipino design to the runways of the world. Some notable designers started their careers through the competition, namely: Patrice Ramos-Diaz, Gian Romano, Ivarluski Aseron, Russell Villafuerte, Mich Dulce, Oj Hofer, Rajo Laurel and international designer Furne One among others.

“A Class of Champions”, held last June 19, 2012 at The Podium, cited and awarded ten of the country’s top Filipino designers. Cocktails were served to the stylish and chic crowd who gathered to view the fashion exhibit. 

The exhibit was a collection of different pieces taken from the creations of YDC alumni. Fresh from the MEGA Pinoy Pride Ball, iconic pieces by international Filipino designer Furne One was also on display. The thirty one pieces presented by Furne in the recently held MEGA Pinoy Pride Ball was said to be a multi-million peso worth collection.

Ivarluski Aseron

Veejay Floresca

Patrice Ramos-Diaz

Oz Go

Avel Bacudio

Furne One

Mara Chua

It was a celebration of Filipino brilliance, acknowledging the achievements they’ve made and the future success that they will accomplish. 

My buddies for the night:

Florence, Mich, and Hazel

// Dress from Karimadon // belt from SM Accessories // 
Accessories from Cherryblue // Shoes from Sophie Paris //

Thanks Mich for the photos ;)

The event is in partnership with The Podium and Champion Infinity.

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  1. Hello ganda!:) You always look so put together, lovet! :)

  2. i really like the edgy/lady gaga-ish design of furne one! :) And i love your pink dress! Thanks for the awesome company last night! :)


  3. Carizza!!! I really enjoyed spending time with you. Hahaha :D I like Sarah G's outfit on the Mega Cover best, especially the jacket. I can see it as a staple in my wardrobe. Super nice :D

  4. I love your pink dress with the belt as a good accent to the whole outfit.And designer clothes from Filipino designers are really good. Their designs are really worth to be considered as a Filipino pride.

  5. Love this event! Sara G. looks very mature on that cover mag.

    Rizza (beingwell)

  6. WOW! All these outfits look so fantabulous! I'm loving Patrice Ramos-Diaz', Avel Bacudio's and Furne One's creations -- they're so fierce and intricate! I also didn't recognize Sara G on the cover! She looks so mature! Btw, you girls all look so pretty. I'm really digging your Karimadon dress and gold accessories ;)

  7. Love your dress! Some of the showcased designs are too wild for me, or maybe I'm getting old haha!

  8. Wow! I love the pieces of Veejay! <3
    And awesome outfit, I must say ;D

  9. thanks hazel! hope to see you again soon :)

  10. Hi Mich! yep, i love avel's design too, on print and in actual :D

  11. i agree! no more dalagita looks!

  12. thanks thanks sumi! btw, i might drop by diamond hotel to try their buffet because of your post!

  13. hahaha yes fierce and wild, esp. furne one designs!

  14. yep, veejay's was really good, i inspected the stitches and all upclose XD

  15. ang astig nung dress na may spikes. di pwede itry yun hahaha
    great coverage at sayang di ko na naabutan on time yung program

  16. thanks sir az! feeling ko puro gasgas yung arms pag sinuot yun haha but that's my most favorite design from the exhibit. :D

  17. so pretty! pics ms. carizza...thanks :)

  18. thanks! go ahead you may grab photos :D

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