vilquin

Grey Sheep

Location

quezon city / philippines

University

fashion institute of the philippines

Graduation year

2019

Main Manufacturing Countries

philippines

Filipino. Heritage. Purpose. These are the three tenets of the brand
Vilquin. Proudly Philippine made and with a passion to bring to the forefront the artistry and beauty of Philippine textiles from various ethnic groups and communities. The brand believes that fashion can be a vessel to bring awareness and dialogue to support the craft of local handwoven textiles.

With a background in architecture, Vilquin’s focus is on creating modern, streamlined and practical silhouettes with a high regard for sustainable practices and fair trade for the artisans.
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The brand also aims to promote local textiles and various indigenous
crafts by incorporating them through a modernized vision of Filipino
street wear with an inclusive and global appeal.

ABOUT THE DESIGNER:
- Born - 1982, quezon city philippines

EDUCATION:
- BS Architecture (University of the philippines-diliman, 2006)
- Fashion Design (fashion institute of the philippines-ortigas, 2019)

AWARDS, CITATIONS, FASHION SHOWS, LECTURES:
- WINNER - Designer/collection of the year (Fashion Institute of the
Philippines Graduation Show 2019)
- WINNER - Best in fashion illustration (FASHION INSTITUTE OF THE PHILIPPINES
GRADUATION SHOW 2019)
- NOMINEE - Best in garment construction (FASHION INSTITUTE OF THE
PHILIPPINES GRADUATION SHOW 2019)
- NOMINEE - Best in techniques (FASHION INSTITUTE OF THE PHILIPPINES
GRADUATION SHOW 2019)
- WINNER - Classic Casual Category (The Filipino Footwear Design
Competition 2009)
- 2nd RUNNER UP - Overall category/competition ((THE FILIPINO FOOTWEAR
DESIGN COMPETITION 2009)
- WINNER - Best Architecture Undergraduate Thesis (U.P. College of
Architecture 2006)
- PHILIPPINE REPRESENTATIVE - Lao International Fashion Week 2019
- SPEAKER - "Space + Silhouette: "The Intersection of Architecture and
Fashion" (U.P. College of Architecture 2019)

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