Metro Society – Viva La Vie Boheme

My first assignment with Metro Society was such a high: an intimate dinner prepared by chef Victor Magsaysay at designer Eric Paras’ home. You couldn’t expect any less from Eric Paras’ home: Food would be served on these plates that are about a thousand years old! They were found in a sunken ship. Now, that’s … Continue reading

Vintage Restore

You may have seen Vintage Restore‘s amazing restorations of vintage or worn out designer bags and shoes online. See here. And here. And here! They take great care of your items (Believe me, I know. My wife is a client!) I was able to photograph their artisans in action: Do you have a designer bag that can benefit … Continue reading

Maximalist Mix – Metro Magazine

photo by jar concengco

I really enjoyed this project with Metro Magazine. They sent me to designer Jun Jun Ablaza‘s house in New Manila. It was a feast for the eyes. Here are some outtakes: Here’s Jun Jun Ablaza: Here’s the feature in Metro Magazine (pick it up to read the article by Geolette Esguerra):

Alter/ed Perspective Fashion Show

I was invited by designer Dax Bayani (who was featured in Preview Magazine’s Designer Spotlight) to cover the graduation show of his fashion students at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB). Instead of taking photographs at the end of the runway, I wanted to shoot the designs backstage right before they got on the … Continue reading

Fresh Designer: Gem Velasco

photography jar concengco

Meet fresh designer Gem Velasco from Fashion Institute of the Philippines. She majored in economics, but decided to follow her passion for fashion instead. Here are her graduation pieces: photographer: jar concengco makeup: allen gyan hair: antonio model: farah ramos