Widely acclaimed as one of the most original and important Filipino visionaries in fashion today, Mich Dulce has won many awards and recognition internationally for her designs as well as her craftsmanship in creating clothes and hats – her most recent being top prize in the 2010 International Young Creative Fashion Entrepreneur at London Fashion Week. She trained at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London College of Fashion, and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Dulce says “It isn’t enough to just make pretty things. The fabric and craft employed in making my hats are an essential part of the heritage of the T’Boli culture, a tapestry of the tribe’s own history and traditions, I want to show this to the world whilst remaining creatively engaging”. Her priority is her advocacy for promoting Filipino craftsmanship and creativity through her ready to wear millinery collections using a traditional Filipino material that can be sold worldwide.