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Angel on Earth: Angel Aquino ethereal in Philstar.com’s sustainable fashion editorial

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Angel on Earth: Angel Aquino ethereal in Philstar.comâs sustainable fashion editorial
Actress Angel Aquino wearing a multi-way poncho/skirt in Benguet fabric and upcycled textiles by ReRunway
Philstar.com / EC Toledo

MANILA, Philippines — This Mother’s Month and National Heritage Month, Philstar.com is doing a series of mini-stories featuring the talented mother-daughter thespians Angel Aquino and Iana Bernardez.

They sat down for an interview before they were photographed for a fashion editorial highlighting sustainable clothing and accessories.

In the following photos, Angel harked back to her roots as a model, showcasing her ageless beauty set against the majestic Manila sunset. — Photos by EC Toledo

Angel wears:

From ReRunway:

  • multi-way poncho/skirt in Benguet fabric and upcycled textiles;
  • upcycled denim, Yakan and Inabel cargo pants;
  • earrings made of upcycled tabs from Tahanang Walang Hagdanan;
  • earrings worn as hair accents
  • teal Inabel bag with Igorot badge

From Privileged:

  • Nude stilettos
Philstar.com/EC Toledo

On Angel:

From ReRunway:

  • Beaded gown made of upcycled lace with asymmetrical neckline
  • Upcycled royal blue suit with satin Alampay handpainted by Bulacan women
  • Woodcarved flower earrings from Cebu

From Robinsons Department Store Galleria:

  • Varnished wood and snakeskin clutch bag found in the Filipino section
  • Privileged nude stilettos
Philstar.com/EC Toledo

On Angel:

From ReRunway:

  • Beaded gown made of upcycled lace with asymmetrical neckline
  • Upcycled royal blue suit with satin Alampay handpainted by Bulacan women
  • Woodcarved flower earrings from Cebu

From Robinsons Department Store Galleria:

  • Varnished wood and snakeskin clutch bag found in the Filipino section
  • Privileged nude stilettos
Philstar.com/EC Toledo

On Angel:

From ReRunway:

  • Banana Leaf Filipiniana embroidered by Bulacan women, with matching Burdang Lumban panuelo
  • Earrings used as hair adornments, made of upcycled buttons, hardware and semi-precious stones from broken jewelry

From Robinsons Department Store Galleria:

  • "When Life Gives You Lemons, Grab Tequila and Salt" statement Banig bag
  • Stella Palazzo pants made of recycled "Katsa" or muslin cloth
  • Liberté nude crop top as innerwear 
Philstar.com/EC Toledo

Angel wears:

From ReRunway:

  • Modern Kimona with reversible front and back and built-in cape/hoodie
  • Modern Saya (reconstructed skirt with Inabel patches)
  • Amethyst necklace with Boracay fishing boats pendant

From Robinsons Department Store Galleria:

  • Privileged white flats with siver buckles
Philstar.com/EC Toledo

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Produced and styled by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo

Assisted by Kathleen A. Llemit

Clothes, bags and accessories by ReRunway, a sustainable social enterprise espousing circular fashion through upcycling, 100% zero waste and handmade techniques, as well as sourcing from Indigenous Peoples and non-government organizations such as Negros Cultural Foundation and Tahanang Walang Hagdanan.

Shoes by Privileged

Cotton and linen innerwear by Liberté

Upcycled "katsa" (muslin) innerwear by Stella 

Additional shoes, bags and accessories by Eco Corner, which houses Filipino products made of indigenous materials and textiles (Privileged, Liberté, Stella and Eco Corner are available at Robinsons Department Store Galleria)

Shot on location at Novotel Suites Manila at Acqua, Novotel Tower, Coronado Street, Barangay Hulo, Mandaluyong 1550 Metro Manila (Special thanks to Joba Botana and Jonie Dionisio)

Hair by Earl D.C. Bracamonte; Skincare by Y.O.U. Beauty; Makeup by Lala Flores, Nicole Goyena using sustainable Korean makeup brand barenbliss

 

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