Saturday, June 13, 2015

Philippine National Artist BenCab honored in fashion

Philippine National Artist for Visual Arts (Painting) Benedicto Reyes, also known as "BenCab”, celebrates this year his 50th Anniversary Retrospective, showcasing his varied styles and works in the span of five decades.  He has portrayed socio-political issues and various aspects of Filipino identity, earning acclaim for expressing universal, human themes.

In honoring him, Freeway, one of the most innovative fashion brands from the Philippines launched its latest National Artist Collector’s Series where BenCab’s creative works are immortalized through fashion.

The Freeway x BenCab Collection consists of vibrant colored shift dresses, work dresses, a wide variety of sublimation tops, maxi dress, jumpsuit, kimonos and more.  Mostly adorned by his popular subject “Sabel”, the pieces range from casual to semi-formal.

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