July 31, 2016

Red Charity Gala: The Annual Red Cross Charity Ball

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  • The glitz and glamour does not necessarily mean that it’s always just about fashion. Sometimes, it’s also has a deeper purpose. We introduce you to Red Charity Gala.



    Various fashion outfits on stage


    The Red Charity Gala is an “annual benefit charity fashion event which highlights the creativity and craftsmanship of Filipino fashion designers. Started in 2009, it first featured the collection of designer Dennis Lustico. For the past years, the Red Charity Gala was made for the benefit of Philippine Red Cross, a health and humanitarian organization, and also for Assumption High School Batch 1981 Foundation.  Since it started, they have already featured several well-known fashion designers such as Furne One in 2010, world-renowned fashion designer Michael Cinco in 2011, master couturier Cary Santiago in 2012, Dubai-based Filipino designer Ezra Santos in 2013, and Project Runway Philippines mentor Jesus Lloren.



    Models on the runway


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    At the 2011 Red Charity Gala featuring Michael Cinco


    The team which is co-chaired by social butterfly and philanthropists Tessa Prieto-Valdes and Kaye Tinga are the ones who make the Red Charity Gala event possible. Red Charity Gala is also doing projects for local brands such as Bench, Megaworld, Lifestyle Asia, and Piaget among many others.

    Also read: Get to know Dubai-based Filipino designer Michael Cinco, Michael Cinco makes history as the first Filipino designer to present in Paris Fashion Week

    At present, they are partnering with online retail shop Zalora Philippines according to their latest post on their website for the next event they will host.


    Photos grabbed from Red Charity Gala’s website

    Recent Comments

    Very informative for a highly relevant and great cause

    4 years ago

    Hi Tessa,

    Thank you for your comment. We’d love to your promote your next auction on our website. You may send its details and your other future events to patricia@primer.ph!

    Patricia of Philippine Primer

    Philippine Primer
    4 years ago

    Thanks for this feature — This year we will have a special edition Omega 007 watch for auction as well as a beautiful strand of South Sea pearls from Jewelmer and lots more — proceeds of the auction will be 10% for our charities — Philippine Red Cross and Assumption HS 81 Foundation.


    Tessa Valdes

    4 years ago
    What do you think about this article?
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