More articles about: Ramon Valera

 
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Four premier fashion houses—Valera, Slim’s, R.T. Paras and New Yorker— set the elegant tone of couture in the 1950s for Manila’s well dressed.
In the Golden ‘50s of Manila, privileged Filipinas attended schools run either by French or German nuns and shopped at the elegant Aguinaldo’s on the Escolta. The good families in Malate and Ermita invariably attended Sunday Holy Mass at the Malate Church. ...
 
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Once upon a time when couture was standard, these fashion masters were the ones trusted by Manila's elite.
Back in the day, the elegant and fashionable society women of Manila changed clothes four to six times a day. They, of course, trusted a number of fashion designers to make them look their most impeccable. Here, the Philippine fashion masters trusted ...
 
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He once turned down an offer from Balenciaga.
Back in the day, the annual Kahirup ball, hosted by Negrense sugar barons, was a post-World War II showcase of the region's wealth.And if you happened to be at the Manila Hotel on the night of the ball, you would probably spot ...
 
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Ramon Valera accentuated the female form by puffing out the sleeves and drawing the waistline in; he also discarded the panuelo, allowing women to show more of their necklines.
The Center for Campus Art of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde presents “Ramon Valera and the Modern,” an exhibit on the life and designs of the late National Artist for Fashion, as its first show for the school year. Several ...
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