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"Philippine piña and other indigenous textiles can compete in the world of high fashion." - Anthony Cruz Legarda
New York, September 26, 2012 - Fashion Institute of Technology alumnus Anthony Cruz Legarda, who is also a renowned Filpino-American fashion designer and textile technologist based in San Francisco, presents "Piña Couture New York," a fashion show that highlights the signature textile piña, a high-quality cloth handwoven from natural pineapple fibers made only in the Philippines, at the Philippine Consulate's Kalayaan Hall on Friday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m.
"We should strive to create a branding for the Philippine piña to be a world-renowned fabric like the Thai silk, Indian cotton, and the Irish linen, as we produce the finest natural and organic fabrics made by master artisans of the Philippines, and tailor them into museum and heirloom quality clothing," says Legarda in a press statement.
Legarda frequently travels to the Philippines to source native fabrics for his eco-friendly, luxury creations; he also personally trains and supervises a select group of custom fabric weavers in Visayas and Mindanao.
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Oliver is currently completing his M.S. degree in public relations and corporate communication at New York University while squeezing in some time to edit, write, and take photographs for the theater news website BroadwayWorld.com -- his beat mostly covers Broadway shows, especially those that feature Filipino-American artists, and theater goings-on back in his home country, the Philippines.|
Taking in arts advocacy projects, especially those that involve Asian minorities, is something he cannot say no to. He believes that Asian artists, especially Filipino theater artists, are outstanding, and their stories had to be told, no matter what.
Oliver also handles public relations and corporate communication for numerous brands, Broadway shows, non-profit organizations, and celebrities; and teaches public relations at De La Salle University in Manila.
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