BENEFITING: GLOBAL SHARERESOURCE FOUNDATION
Visions of Asian Eco-Fashion will showcase fine clothing and accessories made from natural fibers of Pineapple/Abaca/Banana indigenous to the Philippines and designed by the local artists.
The Fashion Show objectives are:
• Show the creativity of Filipino artists using Piña, Abaca and Banana in haute couture fashion, ready-to-wear, fashion accessories, table linens, handkerchiefs, doilies, bags, table napkins other industrial uses and bring to Nw York fabrics that have many uses but not internationally known and recognized.
• Open investment opportunities to Fil-Americans in Piña, Abaca and Banana plantation to assist farmers increase their production while encouraging the use of “green” farming methods.
• Challenge 2nd generation Fil-American industrial designers to apply Piña, Abaca and Banana in western modalities giving new look to the use of the fiber not seen before.