Internationally acclaimed fashion designer Francis Libiran was in high spirits as he officially opened the doors of his very first bridal store in Greenbelt 5, Makati City.
Welcome brides-to-be as well as a spattering of celebrity clientele, Libiran acknowledged that his latest endeavor is the result of his earnest desire to cater to a larger market who also want to experience wearing his designs and noted label on the most special day of their lives.
“Francis Libiran Bridal promises an exquisite collection of elaborately embroidered floral appliqués and minimalist linear and structured pieces,” said the sought after designer as he toasted his new venture. “As you can see, we made sure to give the space a very welcoming ambiance to make the label more accessible to any bride-to-be who wishes to walk down the aisle in a Francis Libiran.
Assisting Libiran in welcoming friends to the store’s inauguration were the label’s president Christian Mark Jacobs and deputy general manager Victor Harry.
Among the guests who enjoyed viewing Libiran’s prêt-a-porter collection for brides, as well as the sumptuous cocktails and the CompanY’s entertainment were: Advocate Fashion Inc. President and CEO Arsi Baltazar, GMA Films President Annette Gozon, Ayala Malls Vice President Myrna Fernandez, actress Kaye Abad, BPI Credit Cards Vice President Jenny Lacerna, Victor Harr Cruz, Nat Manilag, singer Rachel Alejandro, Carlos Santamaria, talent manager Girlie Rodis, MYX VJ and singer Tippy Dos Santos, and noted chef Margarita Fores.
TESSA MAURICIO ARRIOLA