Photo taken by MINT Fashion student Miguel Rojales for Sophie B. HMUA: Carina Gonzales | Model: Aziza Mondenedo | Headwear: Sofie B by Sofia Borromeo
To keep up with the ever-changing fashion of fashion, we emphasize innovation and application, foster imagination and support individualism, while providing a holistic education in the business, arts, and technology aspects of the industry. Before they even graduate, our students are dressed for success taught the conceptual to technical skills.
We provide our students with learning opportunities that also expands their personal network. Through our deep and extensive industry connections, our students meet and work closely with renowned designers, trendsetters, and other fashion professionals who believe in our students as highly valuable members of the industry. Be ready to go behind the scenes unlike any other fashion program in the country.
Our faculty, and the educators we invite, are rich in professional experience. With mentors like them at the helm, our students are poised to seamlessly transition into the professional world.
“We focus on the four ‘I’s: innovation, individuality, independence, and imagination because we believe divergent thinking is an essential part of everyday life.”
Lesley Mobo, Industry Advisor. Lesley is a globally acclaimed London-based designer. He holds a Masters degree in Fashion from the prestigious Central Saint Martins. His designs have been worn by local and international style icons, and have graced the covers of numerous fashion magazines. He has collaborated with UNIQLO, Jasmine Di Milo, Diesel, and Absolut, while his own eponymous womenswear line was launched at Paris Fashion Week, exhibited at the Musee du Louvre, and featured in Italian Vogue.
Michele Sison, Instructor. Educated at FIDM in Los Angeles and Central Saint Martins in London, Michele introduced her debut collection at the ASEAN Design Show as one of the country’s most promising designers. Since then, she has shown at Philippine Fashion Week and has become known for her sensual and classic style with a twist. Her most recent fashion venture, Chéle, is a culmination of her unique sensibilities and international experience, an elegant ready-to-wear line for the modern Filipina.
Jerome Lorico, Instructor. Jerome is one of the country’s premier menswear designers. He is known for his strong design aesthetic, an urban and modern detailed minimalism. His acclaimed collections have won prestigious local and international awards, have been shown at London and Singapore Fashion Week, and have been featured on WWD and the Wall Street Journal.
Delby Bragais AICI CIM, Instructor. A cum laude graduate of Business Administration from the University of the Philippines, Delby holds an MBA, is one of the world’s 19 Certified Image Masters, and sits as the President of The North Road Image & Fashion Group. She has shown at New York Fashion Week and has represented the Philippines at the ASEAN India Summit. The Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship named her as one of the Inspiring Women of the Philippines. A published author, “The Purple Pig Wears Red Lipstick” gives a simple roadmap on personal branding for female entrepreneurs.
FASHION IN FOCUS
Check out some of the activities our students have been up to recently, and some of the more notable projects they’ve had!
The Red Charity Gala Scholarship Program
Coinciding with the launch of the Fashion program for SY 2018/2019, and the Red Charity Gala’s 10th Anniversary, we have launched a selective scholarship program for fashion design.
The talent and needs based scholarship is open to applicants of the Fashion Program, and is awarded at the discretion of MINT and the Red Charity Gala to a maximum of one individual per academic batch.