JUN ARTAJO

Grey Sheep

Location

Davao City / philippines

University

Philippine Women's College of Davao

Graduation year

2010

JUN ARTAJO IS A PROFESSIONAL FASHION DESIGNER FROM DAVAO CITY. ONE OF THE PIONEERING BATCH OF ALUMNI OF THE FASHION DESIGN DEGREE IN PHILIPPINE WOMEN’S COLLEGE OF DAVAO LAST 2010.

HE JOINED AND WON IN VARIOUS ART AND DESIGN COMPETITION SINCE HE WAS STILL A STUDENT. RIGHT AFTER HE GRADUATED FROM HIS BFA FINE ARTS IN FASHION DESIGN IN 2010, HE WON 2ND PLACE IN ONE OF MINDANAO’S PRESTIGIOUS FASHION DESIGN CONTEST, MODA MINDANAO IN WHICH HE WAS ABLE TO COMBINE ORGANIC AND SYNTHETIC MATERIALS SUCH AS T’NALAK FABRIC, WOVEN COTTON LOOPS, WOOD BEADS AND LEATHERETTE. THE BIGGEST TRIUMPH WAS IN 2011, WHERE HE REPRESENTED PHILIPPINES IN 49TH JAPAN FASHION DESIGN CONTEST IN TOKYO, JAPAN; BROUGHT HIS MASTERPIECE, “DREAMWEAVER” AND BAGGED 2ND PLACE AMONG 48 FINALIST INTERNATIONALLY AND A SPECIAL AWARD FROM THE JAPANESE-BASED FASHION NEWSPAPER SENKEN SHIMBUN.

THE VICTORY OPENED HIM DOORS AS HE WAS INVITED TO DEVELOP AND PRESENT FASHION ACCESSORIES FOR MANILA FAME 2012 AND 2013 UNDER THE MENTORSHIP OF THE US-BASED FILIPINA FASHION DESIGNER, MADAME JOSIE NATORI. LAST JUNE 2013, HE WAS INVITED TO BE ONE (1) OF THE FEATURED INTERNATIONAL DESIGNER IN THE 1ST ALASKA FASHION WEEK HELD IN DENA’INA CIVIC CENTER, ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, USA.

RECENTLY, HE WAS ONE OF THE 6 DESIGNERS WHO SHOWCASED AUTHENTIC FILIPINO ARTISANAL IN THE 3RD INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOWCASE IN TIME WITH THE LONDON FASHION WEEK IN 180 STRAND, LONDON.

CURRENTLY, SOON-TO-BE BRIDES AND GROOMS COME OVERS TO HIS FOR A CUSTOM MADE WEDDING GOWNS AND SUITS (OR SOMETIMES BARONG) AND AS ALWAYS, HE SEES TO IT THAT IT WILL BE THEIR BEST WEDDING TO KEEP IN THEIR HEARTS FOREVER. ALSO, HE IS THE CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE FAMILY’S APPAREL BUSINESS, ADAMS SQUARE TAILORING. ASIDE FROM HIS FASHION DESIGN CAREER, HE ALSO SHARES HIS PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE BEING A PART-TIME DESIGN INSTRUCTOR IN HIS ALMA MATER, PHILIPPINE WOMEN’S COLLEGE OF DAVAO UNDER THE HELENA Z BENITEZ SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN.

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  • Artajo - RTW Spring 2016

    Vinta - SS 2012