Thursday, August 18, 2011

HYD Designer Contestants Gearing-Up for their First Collection

The Hot Young Designers (HYD) finalists had a photo shoot at the HD Makeup Studio and Academy. Our young designers have experienced the wonders of Hi-definition (HD) makeup and airbrush here in the Philippines from the experts at HD Makeup Studio which is headed by Jeava Gabiana and Christephanie Chua-Sing. They are the co-founders of the institute.

Jeava Gabiana is a former corporate girl who is also a CPA. Then, he said bye-bye to the corporate world and became one of the few Filipinos who has completed a Diploma Course from Vidal Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles. He has also completed the Diploma in Beauty and High Fashion makeup at the Cinema Makeup School in Hollywood and Professional Airbrush course from LCE School of Art and Design in Singapore.

Christephanie Chua-Sing had her Makeup studies at Cinema Makeup School in Hollywood and Professional Airbrush course from LCE School of Art and Design in Singapore. She has also completed dual bachelor's degrees in Accountancy and Computer Management.

Mic Alva, the 3rd person in their team, is a student of Christephanie and Jeava.

The HYD Finalists were given tips by these professionals on skin care and appropriate makeup for their style.

The photographer of the shoot is Christine Day Lorico, a Fashion Photographer. 

The photos from this latest photoshoot will give you an idea as to what you would be expecting 
from our talented young desiginers.

comfortable yet opulent collection
glam rock collection 
, hip and funky designs 

light and “flowy”

colorful and feminine collection 

After this photo shoot, the HYD finalists have started producing their first collection. The first of the three collections will be launched this October 01, 2011 at  

Co-presenter for the Fashion Face Off 2011 is Yabang Pinoy and Major Sponsors are Giordano, HD Make Up Studio and Academy, Le Bistro Vert, Ever Bilena, Suesh, Lory’s Hair Cream, Baubles, Bangles and Beads, Sheryl Vicente, Strip, Browhaus, Sari-Sari Sounds, DragonPay and Xend. Minor Sponsors are Evita Peroni and Glagla.

For more updates on the Fashion Face Off 2011 and the designer contestants, please visit or You can also follow our facebook page and twitter account. For sponsorship inquiries, please contact

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