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Sunday, September 20, 2015

The pride of Eastern Samar Jose Joy Chicano wins the Project Runway PH Season 4

Jose Joy Chicano from Eastern Samar won the coveted Project Runway PH Season 4 last September 20, besting over Ms. Celine Borromeo from Cebu and Jared Servano from Koronadal.  I remember  Jose Joy Chicano's japanese -inspired wrap dress, the crowd's favorite  from the Project Runway Season 4 launch last May 27 at the Green Sun, Makati. My link here and pics

The 3 Project Runway PH Season 4 finalists were presented to the media last September 16 at Le Jardin French Restaurant, BGC Taguig. The mini presscon were attended by guests judge Ms. Tweety De Leon-Gonzales, Rajo Laurel, Jojie Lloren, Laureen Uy, Robbie Carmona and other fashion celebrities.

The winning designer and the winning model of Project Runway Philippines Season 4 receive spreads in Mega Magazine,  P100,000 worth of gift certificates from The Aivee Institute and P100,000 worth of gift certificates from The Face Shop. The winning designer will receive P250,000 to help him start his own line as well as P250,000 from Brother International. The winning designer will also get a chance to showcase his or her collection in the Manila Fashion Festival this October.

 Project Runway Philippines’ top three designers presented their final collections last September 20 on ETC

Ms. Celine Borromeo's creation

Twenty-two year old Celine Borromeo from Cebu City has caught the judges’ eye with her wearable and feminine designs, specially tailored to flatter any body type. Having won three challenges, she has been a top contender from the beginning of the show.

Twenty-one year old Joy Chicano from Eastern Samar has made a name for himself as an avant-garde designer with a strong Japanese-inspired aesthetic. His unique point of view has made him a favorite among the judges, who commend his ability to stay true to himself and his vision.

Forty-four year old Jared Servano from Koronadal has brought local culture to the runway with contemporary designs that reflect the traditions of his hometown. His dedication to showcasing local artistry and his ability to transform them into modern silhouettes has earned him praise from the judges.

Judging the final runway are supermodel and fashion icon Tweetie De-Leon Gonzalez, A-list designer Rajo Laurel, and fashion and beauty expert Apples Aberin. Joining them as special guest judge is internationally renowned Filipino designer Josie Natori.

As founder and CEO of Natori Company, Josie Natori seamlessly molds eastern and western influences into her line of sensuous and elegant lingerie. To date, she regularly shows on New York Fashion Week and has collaborated with Target to launch its first limited-edition lingerie and loungewear collection.

She is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and of the Committee of 200. She also sits on the boards of the Asian Cultural Council, the Orchestra of St Luke's, the Staute of Liberty – Ellis Foundation, Women in Need, and the Fashion and Design Council of the Philippines. She has received the prestigious Lakandula Award and has been awarded the Fashion Group International's prestigious Humanitarian Award.

Catch the finale of Project Runway Philippines Season 4 on September 20, Sunday at 7 pm with a replay at 10 pm. ETC is available on Sky Cable 16, Destiny Cable 16, Cable Link 34, Cignal 9, Destiny Analog 28 and UHF 21. ETC can also be streamed anytime, anywhere on your smartphone, tablet, and laptop for free via

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