uh-oh we just saw an ad on ETC for "project runway philippines" and realized that the finals were today at 3pm at SMX. and we missed it. uh-oh. sorry about that... it's just that it's a saturday. and saturday is "me" day. personally, we don't even think of leaving the house. we like to wake up late. take a leisurely breakfast (more like brunch). watch "the nanny" on the hallmark channel. go online. facebook. lurk. blog-hop. pay the bills. watch the chismiss show. then uh-oh before you know it, gabi na. you get the drift...
yesterday was the first time we attended philippine fashion week ever since it moved to SMX four seasons ago. we were invited to a special dinner-show presented by penshoppe. it was an exclusive, by-invitation-only, sit-down dinner for just 150 people. according to the invitation, we will be "witnessing penshoppe's transformation." hmm what's that about? the show was titled "revision." hmm what was penshoppe up to? well, it was a very soshal affair with the food catered by margarita fores, complete with flowing veuve clicquot. look at the fancy table setting:
and the meticulously arranged place setting:
we're not kate torralba, but we were happy to be seated next to her (check out her fun blog, what KT did, on stylebible.ph!). in between courses, penshoppe presented its four trends for 2010. starting with ethnic:
it was at this point that we got a little distracted by one of penshoppe's image models, victor basa. he's smiling!