ALABANG, MUNTINLUPA — The heart of the Padday na Lima Regional Trade Fair is filled with excitement as the highly anticipated Padday na Lima Collections Fashion Show unfolds its grandiose art of weaves and colors at the Festival Mall, bringing to life tapestry of indigenous culture, creativity, and craftsmanship.

This runway, held in collaboration with the Department of Tourism Region 2, is lighting up the stage with a vibrant display of the best creations from the local Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises’ (MSMEs). These include a stunning array of textiles, weaves, crafts, and designs, each a testament to the region’s rich artistic heritage, for you to feel the heart of the valley’s cultural traditions.

Dendridge Atelier by Dendridge Alvarez, a well-known designer in Region 2, is taking the spotlight, showcasing combinations of modern fashion and traditional artistry with their extraordinary designs, paying homage to the legacy of Region 2.

The fashion show proudly features a lineup of distinguished MSMEs, including:

  1. Indigenous Enabel Craft by Andrea Aswige

Specializes in raw fabrics

Quezon, Isabela

  1. Santos Women Weavers Association

Specializes in raw fabrics

Quezon, Isabela

  1. Sta. Praxedes Sarakat Women Weavers Association

Specializes in woven bags and an eclectic range of woven items

Sta. Praxedes, Cagayan

  1. Andrea’s Paper Beads by Jessah Andrea Domingo

Specializes in accessories (paper earrings, bracelet, etc.)

Quezon, Isabela

  1. JoanTrepreneur by Joan C. Magat

Specializes in hand-made and hand-painted bags (crafted from jute material)

Solana, Cagayan

The Padday na Lima Collections Fashion Show is a dynamic representation of how tradition and innovation may coexist, how culture and creativity can converge, and how the past and future can coexist inseparably.

It not only highlights the creative accomplishments of the region but also stresses the significance of promoting local businesses, encouraging entrepreneurship, and safeguarding Region 2’s history. ♦

Date of release: 09 August 2023