Ayala Style Origin: Mensweek @ Market! Market!

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Jake Cuenca is the face of Mensweek for its The Fort leg. Previous celebrities who represented Mensweek were Enchong Dee and Joseph Marco.

Jerome Salaya-Ang

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Mixed and varying textures is the strength of Ang’s collection for men, which is very in sync with its female counterpart.

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Matching prints on hoodies and socks *check!*

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Gold and black plays a big role in the color scheme in this collection. Pretty reminds us of Alexander McQueen in late 2010 and 2011.

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This leggings with cutout O____O is just so phenomenal. I need ’em but I still don’t know if I can pull it off. Heh.

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Nixon Marquez

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As with Nixon’s Philippine Fashion Week collection, and as with his other collections, the strength of his clothes will be in the unique cuts and silhouettes it creates with the body.

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…and 90’s grunge and rock and roll! \m/

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I love this hoodie!

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Pajamicย cotton pants – buy this early for the sweaty summer season. It’s a welcome alternative to denim, at least.

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Noel Crisostomo

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Noel Crisostomo being put in the third and last slot was refreshing. His style varied immensely from the first two designers, but that doesn’t mean he’s lesser talented. Clean cuts and boxy geometric silhouettes are his strength in this collection. Also, attention to detail – be sure to catch the snakeskin lining in some of his pieces.

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This leather boxy top!

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The collection feels like a summer in the Philippine Hamptons – wherever that is, haha!

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This waistcoat is love!

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Congratulations to Jerome, Nixon, and Noel for the very successful show; and to Ayala for a very successful run of the Mensweek, the very first Men’s Fashion Week in the Philippines!

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