True to Suit It Up Manila’s reputation in the industry, the night did not dissapoint. Both men and women served us iconic looks that leveled up the
Suit Game today, from the classics right through eclectic and modern ensembles it was surely a fashion feast.
A night filled superstar actors, Arjo Atayde, Tom Rodriguez and Bryan Revilla graced us with their presence. Arjo Atayde arrived in style in a hopsack navy blue, red and white windowpane jacket with 2 buttons and a wide notch lapel with flap pockets and English vents in luxury Vitale Barberis Canonico fabric from Italy. Tom Rodriguez, an absolute showstopper, appeared in a Green and Navy blue ribbed stripe (55% cotton 45% wool worsted fabric) fully lined notch lapel jacket from the Oceania Collection of Holland and Sherry Apparel. While Bryan Revilla donned a two-button navy blue and pink windowpane classic notch lapel suit with flap pockets in Australian wool fabric.
No one can resist the Man, the Myth the Legend, our dashing debonair host DJ Tony Toni who turned heads in his Holland and Sherry Apparel Super fine worsted raspberry- snakeskin coat from the Masquerade collection with a black satin shawl lapel and matching bowtie paired with black trousers.
Daniela Laurel proving that skin is always in. The stunning Daniela Laurel all glammed up in a shimmering black gold one button blazer with a wide peak lapel using cloth from the luxury Bash Collection of Huddersfield, England. Kiana Valenciano was a crowd turner with her Suit showing a pop of color in her salmon notch lapel blazer paired with perfectly trimmed skirt.
Let’s give it up for the women who brought their A-game, Miss World contestant Jaqueline Hammoude looked fabulous in a light blue shawl lapel double-breasted dress in Australian wool fabric. Miss Philippines USA 2017, Nicole Guerrero, seen in a purple velvet pant-suit fully lined notch lapel long jacket with flared sleeves and sash belt. You know what they say, one can never have too much velvet!
How could we miss these amazing visual couples! Pia Guanio-Mago offered a unique take on your standard suit with her hopsack light pink, half lined notch lapel long jacket with two buttons and flap pockets in Vitale Barberis Canonico Italian fabric. Along with her husband, Delta Neo Solutions Boss Steve Mago was wearing a houndstooth black and white notch lapel jacket with two buttons using Vitale Barberis Canonico Italian fabric. On the other hand, Christian Bautista looked extremely dapper in his blue two toned stripe, fully lined wide notch lapel jacket in Holland and Sherry Apparel Crystal Spring Collection Super 120's worsted wool cloth from England while the gorgeous and sophisticated Kat Ramnani was wearing a white blazer with black lapel and velvet trousers.
Janeena Chan along with her Beau, Morgan Sy looked ravishing the entire evening. Janeena Chan was such an alluring sight in a Lime Green cropped jacket with notch lapels paired with high-waisted bootleg pants and a sash belt to complete the look. Morgan Sy was wearing a Navy Blue two button notch lapel suit with flap pockets and English vents in Australian wool fabric.
Suit It Up Manila’s COO Franco Ongkingco, showing us what a leading man looks like in his ivory tuxedo with black satin lapels using luxury cloth from the Luna collection of Officine Paladino, Italy paired with black trousers. Along him is his Beau, Nikki Chan-Ongkingco in full support looking absolutely divine in a hot pink classic notch lapel suit with slanted pockets paired with high waisted flared trousers in a Royal Mile Super 140’s worsted wool collection from Holland and Sherry Apparel, England. A vision of what true #couplegoals are.
Greg Bediones, Suit It Up Manila’s Sales Manager in his defining moment on the Red Carpet, looking fierce in a textured blue haze classic notch lapel suit with two buttons and side vents using super 130's wool fabric from the Enzo collection of Officine Paladino, Italy. Keeping it 100 with his Suit Social look.
When the wedding industry’s best come together to unwind with a cause Suit Social becomes a one of a kind party. Master photographer to the stars Pat Dy arrived in a blue plaid notch lapel suit made from Dormeuil’s Luxury Cloth. The artist and ultimate videographer Jason Magbanua comes into Suit Social in a Hopsack Pine Green, Red and White windowpane notch lapel half lined jacket in Vitale Barberis Canonico Fabric from Italy.
Our friends from Bride and Breakfast Ian and Janna Simpao looked sleek and impecable during the event. Ian Simpao suited up in a Charcoal Gray Windowpane and Glen plaid half lined notch lapel jacket with two buttons, flap pockets and English vents in Officine Paladino Enzo Collection Super 130's wool cloth while wife Janna rocked a long plaid suit jacket and skirt ensemble with white piping details and patch pockets from Officine Paladino, Italy’s wool Slate Collection. While Daniela Gamboa looked so fly in a super 120's wool Officine Paladino herringbone double breasted jacket with peak lapels.
Qurator Studio were on fire during Suit Social, suited up like the iconic queens that they are. Pam Quinones adding her own personal touch with the gold boxy peak lapel jacket styled with flared pants in Australian wool fabric. Stylist Mel is wearing a Linden wood modern peak lapel jacket with patch pockets paired with loose fit pants in Australian wool fabric, while Stylist Mac is wearing a Teal Green in notch lapel jacket with two buttons and patch pockets styled with Brown loose fit pants in Australia wool fabric.
The Experience was unimaginable and can’t be described in simple words, it was amazing to see in action all the people who genuinely love and take interest in Suiting Up and partying with a cause. With this, we are determined to make Suit Social bigger and better in the years to come. Interested in finding out what happened during Suit Social? Read this.
Raymond Ronquillio of R33 Car Exchange lives #thesuitituplife
with Grit & Determination. He serves as an inspiration to others
because of his passion to achieve his dreams and lift up others in the process.
Owning and operating a luxury car dealership requires a lot of confidence and resourcefulness which Raymond possesses as he started slow and steady at first but has now become a household name in the industry.
You cant not know Raymond if you are buying a Ferrari, Lamborghini or Rolls Royce. He is very open and direct to the point. He has great instincts when it comes to his clients and he knows a sale when he sees one.
He walks in a room with confidence. Its not arrogance or pride. He has been doing this for so long that he has become fearless in his dealings and knows the ins and outs of what needs to be done.
A successful man must dress the part to fit the Lifestyle he aims to achieve and to command respect from the people he deals with day in and day out. Suit it Up Manila believes Raymond is one of the best influencers the embodies #thesuitituplife - an ideology based on suiting up in formal and casual settings as a way of self expression that resonates with all.
A Man in his position needs to present his best self. Looking Good is a Strategy as much as a venue for Self-Expression. Having your very own Bespoke Suit serves this very purpose. “When one looks good, He performs at his best.”
Suit It Up Manila partnered with Dormeuil which has produced luxury suiting fabric since 1842 rooted in England and Paris. Our objective, to create and highlight the construction of handcrafted suits by Filipino artisans combined with the distinct patterns, colours and qualities from Dormeuil cloth. Three carefully created looks were made in line with Raymond Ronquillo’s lifestyle in mind. Raymond’s Life as an Entrepreneur, Pilot and Jetsetter requires him to Suit Up and be Comfortable as well which is why his first two looks depict a more laid back approach to suiting. By mixing a suit jacket with chinos or khakis, one is able to pull of a more casual vibe without being over the top. The last look is a necessity for men of men for his stature. A three piece suit will make you stand out in any formal occasion or setting. The double breasted waistcoat (vest) is a key element to this package as it elevates your typical suit with an added touch of personality.
Stand Up. Suit Up. Step Up. Failures are the fuel to our fire. We win or we learn. If you want to succeed in life, you have to be willing to take the risks and roll with the punches like Raymond Ronquillo. Determination, perseverance and hard work will never fail you. Suited in 100% Worsted Wool from the Amadeus 365’s Luxury Cloth Collection by @dormeuil1842. Imperative for the Modern Gentleman’s Capsule Wardrobe, ideal to be worn all-year round.
Nothing says I have arrived than a man in Cosmos, the Newest Luxury Cloth Collection by @dormeuil1842. With its blend of three of the outstanding combinations of Fibers, Wool and Silk (75% Worsted Wool, 15% Silk, 10% Linen) - this lightweight Collection comes in a variety of striking colors and wide range of patterns.
Fall in love with the luxurious Suit and its detailed handiwork by the talented
men of Suit It Up Manila using Dormeuil’s (@dormeuil1842) 100% Worsted Wool from
the Amadeus 365 Collection. One of the fabric’s secrets lies in the use of
innovative compact thread milled in England. The highly precise weave results
in a Finer, Smoother and Luxurious Feel.
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