Queen of Hearts

MEOW DEN: Official Photos

 BTS Video: Samantha Solidum
 BTS Videography: Jear Velasquez
 Photography: Dar San Agustin 
 Styling: Liyan Aprieto
 Venue: Mao Den 
 Model: Joyen 
 Special thanks to B-Side Productions

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A smoking hot sultry bee-tee-es for the her highness. Featuring the burlesquesified version of the Queen of Hearts  by yours truly + Harnesses from Dark Sweet Soul PH. View official photos here.

 Video: Samantha Solidum
 Videography: Jear Velasquez
 Photography: Dar San Agustin 
 Styling: Liyan Aprieto
 Venue: Mao Den 
 Model: Joyen 
 Special thanks to B-Side Productions

 

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JOYEN performing at the New York Asian Burlesque Extravaganza // Photo by Green Bag Photography

Rarely in a designer’s life would we’ve met a woman who embodies all their guiltiest, kinkiest, dirtiest design pleasures – you know, those pieces in your mind the nuns from your catholic high school would expel you for even thinking about?  That’s why I could say out loud I’m hella lucky to have met Joyen. Continue reading

The Royal Robe of Wonderland

This very detailed trumpet gown is inspired by the Queen of Hearts. The idea was to design a gown for the Wonderland Royalty (The Queen of Hearts or the Red Queen) showing my own personal style. It had been a grueling two months of cutting, layouting, machine and hand-sewing, and finally, beading and applique to come up with it. This is my most elaborate personal work to date. It’s been a part of a group exhibit, under Gallery Nine in MANILART 2016. Read more about our participation here.

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