LOOK: What To Expect from Manila's First Rampa Manila Fashion Show

Olivia Barredo

June 2, 2023

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Calling all fashion enthusiasts and trendsetters! Brace yourselves for quite the spectacle as the bustling capital Manila City is gearing up to present an extraordinary display of Philippine fashion in the highly anticipated “Rampa Manila” fashion show in celebration of its founding anniversary. The fashion show, entitled “Rampa Manila” will be held on June 20, 2023, at the Manila City Hall. Prepare to be transported into a world of elegance and culture, where fashion takes center stage, and don’t miss out on this first-time fashion event!


About the Fashion Show


Headed by Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan and the City Tourism Office, Rampa Manila aims to be a groundbreaking initiative that aims to boost Manila’s fashion industry. Simultaneously, it seeks to empower local designers by furnishing them with the platform they need to showcase their talents, skills, creativity, and their expertise and artistry in the world of fashion. 

Charlie Dungo, the head of City Tourism, expressed his excitement for the event. He states, “We are excited to see the creative vision of our designers come to life on the runway. Rampa Manila is not just a fashion show, but a celebration of our city’s vibrant culture and heritage. We invite everyone to come and experience the beauty and artistry of Philippine fashion,”. 


The city recently sealed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Punto Consultancy, marking the first-ever city government-initiated fashion show. The MOA signing ceremony witnessed the presence of esteemed designers including Albert Andrada, Marlon Tuazon, Michael Leyva, Puey Quinones, Jo Rubio, and Bang Pineda, who will spearhead Rampa Manila as its creative director. Aside from the talented and well known designers, fashion and design students will also have the opportunity to exhibit their talents alongside these professionals in the industry. 

“We are thrilled to bring Rampa Manila to the City of Manila. This fashion show is a testament to our commitment to promote our city’s rich cultural heritage and vibrant fashion industry. We are proud to showcase the talents of our local designers and to provide them with an opportunity to present their collections to a wider audience,” Mayor Lacuna-Pangan said.

With the amount of esteemed fashion luminaries, Rampa Manila is expected to feature the awe-inspiring collection of these talents, with each designer unleashing their artistic brilliance, offering a distinct perspective on Filipino fashion that harmonizes with the country’s rich cultural heritage and contemporary trends. 

Rampa Manila is poised to captivate fashion enthusiasts, industry leaders, and prominent media personalities from across the nation. The event itself is expected to encompass a dynamic lineup of models and performers, enhancing the already mesmerizing spectacle. Additionally, attendees will be treated to an exquisite display of indigenous accessories and crafts, offering a captivating glimpse into the diverse tapestry of Manila’s artistic heritage.



With its unwavering commitment to the convergence of tradition, modernity, and innovation in Philippine fashion, Rampa manila is expected to be quite the extravaganza, hopefully leaving a mark on the fashion landscape in the country.