BY: KRIS JOHN ENCOMIENDA
Cinco’s eco-friendly couture collection will be featured by top 5 remaining America’s Next Top Mode Cycle 16 finalists, together with Lana Marks handbags and accessories, photographed by the ANTM’s judge and professional photographer Mr. Nigel Barker at a landfill as a part of the ladies challenge, a unlikely concept: ECO-COUTURE AGAINST A LANDFILL, a collection of fluid and voluminous gowns shoot in an industrial waste landscape.
ANTM is a reality television show in which a number of women compete for the title of America’s Next Top Model and a chance to start their career in the modeling industry, with number of magazine cover, cash prices, runway walks around the globe are at stake. Created and hosted by model-talk show host-producer, Tyra Banks.
“Everyone in ANTM was so impressed the crew, the talents, the producers and, of course, Tyra (Banks, the show host and creator)! It was all worth it. The clothes were impeccable like (works of art),” Carandang said in an interview from PhilStar.com, who is a Filipino producer of ANTM.
Michael Cinco had already participated numbers of fashion shows around Asia and US. Year 2003, when he started to open his own house of creations: Michael Cinco Haute Couture at Dubai together with his business partner that caters mainly Wedding Gowns and Evening Dresses.Here in the Philippines, Cinco’s couture dresses have been staged by some of our prominent TV personalities, such as Regine Velasquez, Ruffa Gutierrez and Miss Earth-Philippines Karla Paula Henry and Sandra Seifert.
His dresses have not only appeared on the back of Imortal valkyrie Angel Locsin who was nominated for Best Actress at the last year’s Emmy’s, but he hit the headlines with his embellished Old Hollywood glamour for Anne Curtis at the 2009 Star Magic Ball.
photos from: www.thestylemonger.com