There is little doubt Filipinas are a cut above the rest in the world of arts, sports, and even in acting.
But how do Filipinas fare in the glamorous yet highly competitive world of fashion?
We’ve listed down some notable Filipinas that prove that when it comes to fashion, the Filipinas are a force to be reckoned with.
If you think Rihanna’s on-fleek makeup is definitely what #MakeupGoals are supposed to be, you’d be proud to know you have a Pinay to thank.
US-based Mylah Morales is known for her playful approach to makeup and her peerless brush game.
Otherwise known as the “Glaminator,” her disregard for rigid beauty rules has earned her a loyal fan in resident bad girl, Rihanna.
The hot and rebellious persona of one of the world’s global pop icons has flawlessly synced with the Pinay’s unmatched makeup prowess.
The result is a stunning look that will always be “on point.”
If you ever wondered who the creative genius is behind the sassy monochromatic-themed blog Grey Layers, you need not wonder anymore. It is the brainchild of New-York based Filipina-German blogger, Jeanne Grey.
The lifestyle, fashion, and travel blogger started blogging less than a decade ago but she has already earned a significant following.
Prior to running her blog, Jeanne has worked as a visual merchandiser, marketing coordinator, creative director, stylist, and model.
As if not enough, she also has an Associate in General Science and a degree in Healthcare Management under her belt.
This Filipino-Taiwanese has come a long way since she joined Pinoy Big Brother teen edition way back in 2010.
Nowadays, she spends majority of her time documenting her travels and posting OOTDs wherever she goes.
Aside from landing small acting gigs, she has also interned for fashion legends Emanual Ungaro, Roberto Cavalli, and Imane Ayisi for Paris Fashion Week.
Apart from her fashion blog, she was also hailed the first ambassador for a global social enterprise that supports low-income communities.
Fluent in Mandarin, Cebuano, Tagalog, and French, this prolific Pinay now lives her life between Taipei and Paris.
Boasting of a styling portfolio filled with images of Gemma Ward, Naomi Campbell, Miranda Kerr, Cara Delevingne, and Kate Upton, this Sydney-based half-Filipina is the head of Vogue Australia’s fashion section.
Despite all her achievements (including a collaboration with the unpredictable Kanye West), she has remained grounded and credits it all to her Filipino roots.
With notable movie credits under her belt (Begin Again starring opposite Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo and Pitch Perfect 2 with Rebel Wilson and Anna Kendrick), Hailee Steinfeld has definitely come a long way.
Born to a Filipina mom and an American dad, the singer and the youngest member of Taylor Swift’s squad is also known for her low-key rock and roll chic fashion style.
In fact, her impeccable style has helped her land a Miu Miu campaign way back in 2011.
Filipino-American shoe designer Ivy Kirzhner caters to high-profile clients including the likes of Jennifer Lopez, and yes, Beyonce.
Once the head footwear designer as well as the creative director at BCBG Max Azria and Herve Leger, she decided to launch her own shoe label back in 2012.
With a shoe line that is considered both chic and contemporary, it’s not surprising her brand is one of the highest grossing in Saks 5th Avenue.
Citing gladiator sandals as of her design favorites, she aims to empower women through her timeless, eclectic, and fashion-forward designs.
Olivia Lopez is a Filipina photographer based in LA. She is the brainchild behind Lust for Life, a personal photo diary she started when she was just 14 years old.
Her personal diary now has over 200,000 followers to date and has been featured in Teen Vogue, Elle China, and Nylon Japan.
Aside from being the creative director and founder of Bon Weekender, Olivia Lopez is also a full time blogger.