HAPPY ANDRADA: NINUNO
Happy Andrada, a Filipino fashion designer member of FDCP Fashion Design Council of the Philippines, co owner of F*ART Fashion ART. Fresh from her multiple achievements as being a part Fashion Art Exhibit in Changsha, China and also she was a part of the Philippine Embassy in Italy’s 2014 show Fibre Filippine in Milan and Rome and represented the Philippines in 2014 International Fashion Art Biennale, Seoul, Korea. Happy was a winner of Miami International Fashion Week International Emerging Designer of the year 2012, 2 major awards in 3rd Asian Weddings and Arts Competition in Hong Kong.
Happy also represented the Philippines in Fashion Art Exhibit Beijing, China, Womens Wear Daily Magic Convention, Las Vegas, USA; Art & Fashion Week Toronto Canada, Top Styl Designer Event in Czech Republic, Fashion Art Exhibit in Netherlands, Animax featured designer in Singapore’s Convention; Korea’s International Fashion Art Biennale; Japan’s Fashion Design Competition.
Known for her unique detail work, specialized craftmanship, and her groundbreaking style. Making every design her masterpiece, Happy is a perennial show stopper at the Philippine Fashion Week since 2006, To date she has already had more than 70 Fashion Shows.
Happy comes out with Ninuno a brand that reinvents nationalism. It is inspired by our rich Philippine heritage. Tribalism fused with contemporary cuts, textures and treatments. The conventional fabrics transform as they take on refreshing new forms. Using weaves from Benguet and T’boli tribe, Pina Abaca, Philippine Dupioni, Abaca Silk, Pina Cotton, intertwined with Neoprene, Chiffon and Power Knit to form riveting pieces that tell a story. Happy Andrada brings a renewed appreciation to the runway.