John Ablaza Couture & Culture New York 2016: A Success!
a Zimbabwe Collaboration will benefit Silozwane Children, Bulayo Village
by MJ Racadio
The John Ablaza: Couture & Culture New York 2016 was held at 4 West 43rd St, New York City. The event started with photo exhibit of award-winning photographer Jhenny Morales and red carpet arrivals with respected VIP’s and sponsors. The hosts of the evening were Marvic Chan and Maita Lockhart. The fashion show starts right on time and showcasing the latest collection of John Ablaza plus chosen designer from Zimbabwe, Yvette Ndaba.
Thank you volunteers, press & media, make-up artists & hairstylists, models & celebrities, U.S. Ambassador Harry Thomas of Harare, Mithi Aquino-Thomas, Zimbabwe Collaboration-Yvette Ndaba, Helsey Lubiano of CHHC Events, Velzon Hizon Velez of #PreskoMagazine and staff, Jeanette Marco & Bella Owen of Bella Skin Inc, Chavez Shoes, Michael’s Floral Design, Jhenny Evans, Alex Tupaz, Joy Faber, Michael Galante, Hannah Marte- Miss Philippines-USA 2014, Fatena Qassem-Miss Tourism New York 2016, Miss Universe- Uganda, Miss Tourism Zimbabwe, the hosts: Marvic Chan & Maita Lockhart, Nonoy Rafael- the DJ and sounds, Jujo Conol, and our gold and silver vip sponsors for making #JohnAblazaNY2016 a success . In behalf of #JohnAblazaJohn C. Ablaza Team we salute you for all your hardwork and dedication for the benefit of Silozwane Children a village of Bulayo, Zimbabwe. -Publicist/Manager #BlogtalkwithMJRacadio
John Ablaza High-end fashion designer like no other
by MJ Racadio
Hollywood, California (November 29, 2016) High-end fashion is all about glamour, beauty and sophistication although there is one designer who can change the perspective of fashion. His name is John Ablaza, Philippines first eco-couture designer, he has been in the fashion design industry for over 29 years but what really sets him apart is the way he collaborated with individuals from other local designers to photographers. For example, he recently had a successful collaborations with local artisans in Zimbabwe, which aims to educate future designers in making sustainable materials yet elegant. According to John, he enjoyed Zimbabwe because they welcomed him with open-arms led by Mithi Aquino-Thomas, the wife of US Ambassador Harry Thomas of Harare. He added “I enjoyed hanging-out with the young kids at the village, it’s worth every time spent there”. In addition, John would like to continue his legacy by helping others through his advocacy.
His new designs will be featured during couture & culture fashion show on December 10, 2016 at the One UN New York Hotel in New York City along with selected VIP Guests, that will benefit Zimbabwe collaboration (Benefiting the children of Silozwane, Bulawayo). In addition, John Ablaza will closely working with volunteers and friends in New York City including the models of Presko led by Velzon Velez, top-notch photographers like Alex Tupaz and Jhenny Evans, CHHC event planner expert Helsey Lubiano, Joy Faber of One UN New York, celebrities like Michael Galante (Jane the Virgin, Switched at Birth), Miss Philippines-USA 2014 Hannah Angelica Marte , Miss New York Tourism, and Zimbabwe Designers.
Hollywood, CA (Social Dragon PR) October, 2015. Tune in this Sunday, October 4, 2015 7PM PST / 10PM EST to the first episode of Season 5 of Blogtalk with MJRacadio on http://soundcloud.com/mjracadio featuring Janet R. Nepales & Ruben Nepales (Both members of the Hollywood Foreign Press), and Hollywood Actor Michael Galante. In addition, Kulintronica’s ‘Til the Break of Gong’ Album Release Party Press Coverage by Micah Dela Cruz (a.k.a. DJ MD) in San Francisco, California.
Let’s meet two dynamic duos of the Hollywood Foreign Press. First, meet Janet R. Nepales. As a matter of fact, Janet is the first and only Pinay in the “Hollywood Foreign Press.” In 2012 and 2013, she is one of 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World by the Filipina Women’s Network. Recently, LA Press Club’s Journalism Award ranked her 2nd Place for Best Columnist/Critic 2 years in a row (2014 & 2013) and 4th place in 2012. There are other awards that she has won.
Similar to his counterpart, Ruben Nepales has skills in Journalism too. Ruben is also a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press and former chairman in 2013. He has won two awards from the National Entertainment Journalism Awards: Third Prize for best book, Anvil Publishing Company’s “My Filipino Connection: The Philippines in Hollywood,” and third prize for best column, “Only in Hollywood.”
Overall, Janet and Ruben Nepales are a dynamic duo when it comes to writing in Hollywood.
Finally, let’s meet Michael Galante. Galante is a SAG-AFTRA Hollywood Actor. He is known for winning Best Supporting Actor in “Boy Meet Girl” at the “San Diego Film Festival 2014.” In addition, he also won Best Supporting Actor in “HypeBeasts Best Supporting” at the “Asians on Film Festival 2014.” Furthermore, he has landed the lead role in 8 Films that have been accepted to Film Festivals or have won awards nationwide and guest star in ‘Baby Daddy’ on ABC. All in all, Michael Galante will turn your film into a success. Plus Kulintronica’s Album Release Party press coverage by DJ MD.
Get to know these Hollywood icons by tuning into the premier of Season 5, this Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 7PM PST / 10PM EST to Blogtalk with MJRacadio powered by Sound Cloud http://soundcloud.com/mjracadio