Fashion has indeed come a long way from the mere art of designing clothes. It has evolved into a full-fledged industry today, that has extended to an entire world of accessories such as bags, jewelry, footwear. The list goes on. Remaining at the top of this fast-paced industry has always been a daunting challenge, which makes the achievements of revolutionary designers all the more impressive.
With their artistry and expertise, these visionary geniuses become inspirations for other aspiring designers while capturing the hearts of consumers everywhere who dream to wear the most beautiful creations.
The pioneer in luxury retail, Rustan’s is known to house the finest brands by influential local and international designers who have captivated the fashion world. Making it easier for the Filipinos to access the most coveted pieces of the season is the department store’s mission.
Have you ever wondered what your favorite designer’s go-to dessert is, or what skincare regimen they live by? Wonder no more, because five of Rustan’s best designers are sharing their list of tops with us. Take an insider’s look into the lives of Australian brand Finders Keepers’ head designer and brand manager Cyd Beard; co-founder of luxury Scottish handbag brand Strathberry Leeanne Hundleby; New York-based Filipino handbag designer Rafe Totengco; Portuguese fashion designer Ricardo Preto; and Keepsake the Label senior designer of Tarek Kourhani.