Three Proud Filipinas walked the Runway of NY Levi’s Fashion Show

BY: KRIS JOHN ENCOMIENDA

Danica Magpantay the Ford Supermodel of the World 2011 winner together with her runners-up Charlene Almavarez and Charo Ronquillo were three of the 24 ladies who were chosen to walk for the Fashion Show a Levi’s line of Fall/Winter Collection in New York last week.

Danica Magpantay, Charlene Almarvez and Charo Ronquillo

Danica Magpantay, Charlene Almarvez and Charo Ronquillo

The three ladies do not expected that they will be picked for the said event all at the same time after they auditioned for a go-see casting call of Levi’s Jeans.

This Levi’s Fall Collections is very special for the Supermodels, because this is the very first time that they did a fashion show together.

Behind the glamorous world of fashion industry, full of hard work, sweats, and tears, are exerted especially during Fashion Week where in we have to attend 15 castings a day around different parts of the NYC for casting, according to three supermodels.

ABS-CBN News quoted Levi’s Jeans publicist Melissa Ladines: “I think most brands are going global. We sell Levi’s all over the world so we want to cast all models from different kinds of ethnicities just so we have a lot of representation.”

Albee Franson, head makeup artist for the Levi’s preview that so happen is a Filipino-American citizen shared to ABS-CBN News that he was “in awe” when he found out that three of the models were Filipinos. “I actually had to come up and ask them, ‘What are you?’ because I didn’t believe they were Filipinos. I love that they bring a different kind of look to the set. So pretty.”

Charo Ronquillo, Charlene Almarvez and Danica Magpantay. Photo by Philip Angert, courtesy of Levi's

Levi's Preview Photo by Philip Angert, courtesy of Levi's.

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For more on this story, log on to ABS-CBN News. Photos of the Levi’s Preview by Philip Angert, courtesy of Levi’s.

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