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October 13, 2014
Isla Ballroom, Edsa Shangri-La Hotel

In photos: Cebu designer Cary Santiago celebrates 25 years in Metrowear

By Kai Magsanoc for Yahoo Southeast Asia

There is nothing like Filipino aesthetic and design, as proven by Pinoy design greats making waves worldwide.

One such Pinoy designer who is a true #PinoyPride is Cary Santiago of Cebu, known for intricate designs that are soft yet sexy and with a strong appeal. On October 13, Monday, Santiago celebrated 25 years in the industry as Metro Magazine's Metrowear Icon.

A fashion show was held in his honor at the Isla Ballroom of Edsa Shangri-La Hotel. Veteran models Tweetie de Leon, Apples Aberin, and Marina Benipayo were among those who walked the runway to pay homage to Santiago.

All photos by Bruce Casanova