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Filipino craftsmanship feat. in Textile Fair

While out and about, I happily chanced upon this exhibit being done in Glorietta, Makati City.

The exhibit is called Likhang Habi, Textile Fair. It was held from October 25 – 27 2013.

I have always loved pretty things and I can’t help but marvel at not only the beauty these artists have created but that they are all Filipino made. My countrymen are indeed a very talented bunch.

Personally, the more that I am exposed to other nationalities and cultures, the more that I fall in love with my Filipino heritage. With my camera in hand, I snapped away, drinking the beauty and pleasure of seeing these items worthy of international recognition. I just love being Filipino!

Surround yourself with beauty, create beauty and what country to better showcase this than the Philippines?

Enough of me, I’ll let the pictures do all the talking 😉

Mabuhay ang gawang Pilipino!

Filipino made fabric and design.
Filipino made fabric and design.
Perfect for Tagaytay and Baguio weather.
Perfect for Tagaytay and Baguio weather.
Given the right occasion, I  will definitely wear a Filipiniana.  The design of this piece is a understated but love it nonetheless.
Given the right occasion, I will definitely wear a Filipiniana. The design of this piece is understated but love it nonetheless.
The first time I saw this, I pictured myself in the Ambassador's ball with this as my shrug. The fabric is just divine!
The first time I saw this, I pictured myself in the Ambassador’s ball with this as my shrug. The fabric is just divine!
Gotta love the scarf.
Gotta love the scarf.
One of my favorites.
One of my favorites.
I would definitely wear this in a picnic. It's so cute!
I would definitely wear this in a picnic. It’s so cute!
Real men wear Barong Tagalog
Real men wear Barong Tagalog
A little bit of something for the beauty hunter that you are.
A little bit of something for the beauty hunter that you are.
Are you a bag-hag?
Are you a bag-hag?
Colored clutches for the fickle Filipina ;-)
Colored clutches for the fickle Filipina 😉
Some Filipino jewelry. There were also some gold plated ones on display as well.
Some Filipino jewelry. There were also some gold plated ones on display as well.
Don't think I can pull these off. Can you?
Don’t think I can pull these off. Can you?
From furniture, to bags, to your dining set, fill your home with Filipino hand made products.
From furniture, to bags, to your dining set, fill your home with Filipino hand made products.
A woman demonstrating how to weave such beauty. Only in the Philippines!
A woman demonstrating how to weave such beauty. Only in the Philippines!
Filipino made fabric and design.
Filipino made fabric and design.

Going Irish on a Saturday night

With nothing to do on a Saturday night, I thought of inviting a friend to the usual events of Internations. Held at One Roxas Triangle, Makati, tonight they featured an Irish band who played to the tune of The Corrs and U2.

Compared to my previous attendance, I had a really good time on this one!

Aside from meeting a lot of interesting people, I made a few genuine friendships.

I am looking forward to the next event (and I am hoping there is sports involved on the next one).

Irish band in full swing ♥
Irish band in full swing ♥
The lovely Trishy
The lovely Trishy
Monicka and Emily enjoying the music... ♥
Monicka and Emily enjoying the music… ♥
French lady Monicka with Trish ♥
French lady Monicka with Trish ♥
Partying with Trishy ♥
Partying with Trishy ♥
You rock Julia!!
You rock Julia!!
Dancing with Julia, Heidi, Trish and lady in green ♥
Dancing with Julia, Heidi, Trish and lady in green ♥
Here with the fine gentlemen Ray and Wim.
Here with the fine gentlemen Ray and Wim.
With Mason and Julia ♥ Fabulous night! ♥
With Mason and Julia ♥ Fabulous night! ♥

 

 

 

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