Pinay-Owned Style Model to Take part in New York Style Week


Each day Malong, a Pinay-owned style model centered round empowering indigenous artists and weavers within the Philippines, will take part on this yr’s New York Style Week, produced by hiTechMODA.

Lydia Querian, Founder and Chief Artistic Officer of Each day Malong, goals to construct consciousness of “unusual” Filipino textiles in a extra distinguished platform like New York Style Week. Querian stated, “I made a decision to work with hiTechMODA as a result of they promote style manufacturers centered on environmental, sustainability, and inclusivity.”

Each day Malong’s debut in NY Style Week is themed round “Indigenous is the Future.” The time period “indigenous” is commonly related to outdated, historic, or primitive. Each day Malong’s newest assortment desires to alter that narrative by bringing the indigenous to the current and future. Each day Malong was constructed to assist the Pilipinx within the diaspora higher perceive themselves by style as they navigate their identification. 

Each day Malong partnered with Darzah, a Palestinian woman-owned nonprofit and moral style model. Darzah works with refugee and low-income ladies artisans in Palestine’s West Financial institution who handcrafted and hand-embroider every of Darzah’s items. 

Each day Malong additionally partnered with Maggie’s Field, a Filipino model providing a wide range of footwear for girls on the go. Every of their footwear is hand made within the Philippines. 

Darzah and Maggie’s Field will probably be offering Each day Malong footwear to finish the runway appears. Each day Malong’s curated companions share the identical aim of celebrating and preserving one another’s cultures on a giant platform, reminiscent of New York Style Week. 

“Bringing indigenous weaving practices to the long run perpetuates time-tested traditions, serving to the current and defending the long run,” stated Querian. “Every indigenous textile worn at the moment helps wearers and weavers navigate societal atrocities, forestall local weather change, and restore a extra sustainable atmosphere.”

Each day Malong’s runway is on Sept. 10, 2021, on the Edison Lodge. For extra data on Each day Malong, go to their web site at www.dailymalong.com and their Instagram and Fb @DailyMalong. 

About Each day Malong

Each day Malong strives to empower Indigenous Filipino artisans to proceed their residing traditions by extending appreciation within the diaspora. Each day Malong is an e-commerce retailer selling the appliance of indigenous handwoven textiles on trendy wearables providing handwoven merchandise sourced from totally different indigenous communities within the Philippines by totally different apparels, equipment and residential items. The shop is pleased with its sustainable operations by working instantly with communities. 

Concerning the Designer:

Lydia Querian is a designer, dancer, and musician who left her company profession to pursue social entrepreneurship. She is initially from the Philippines and now based mostly in San Francisco. She’s finished a number of collaborations and performances, having toured nationally and internationally with Dancing Earth, KulArts, Parangal Dance Firm and Fusion Dance Challenge. Querian was a featured artist on the Smithsonian Folklife Pageant in 201. Lydia accomplished Style Design and Style enterprise certification from Parsons New Faculty and, as her work evolves, she steadily immerses with indigenous communities in each Southern and Northern Philippines. 

Press Contact: Jemm Magaling

E-mail: jemm@divinecreativestudio.com

Supply: Each day Malong