Len’s designs are inspired by tradition, mixing the past with present, creating unique garments that incorporate ancient techniques of weaving, embroidery and bead work from indigenous Filipino groups.
Alex takes design inspiration from the Ottoman Empire, reinterpreting the magnificent jewels and gemstones with her creative modern touch. Semi-precious gemstones are set in sterling silver and oxidized brass for a stunning, elegant effect.
Leading experts will reflect on the outcomes from the 2015 APEC leaders meeting in Manila and the possibilities for APEC to continue playing a constructive role facilitating greater trade and economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
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