Friday, April 22, 2011

Objects D' Art: Emi Jorge

The Manila art and fashion scene is unfolding a big event this coming April 30 called Objects D' Art.  This invitational private trunk show brings together the country's most exclusive artists of jewelry, bags, furniture and paintings.  This one of a kind gathering of astounding artistry is noteworthy of ultra-stellar attention.  Artist in both industries unite in an interesting presentation of what we have in our creative style landscape today.  Style Narratives will be featuring 4 artists taking part in this special occasion namely Nicole Whisenhunt, Michelline Syjuco, Malou Romero of Joanique Co. and first among this series is famed shoe designer turned minaudier creator--Emi Jorge.  
Emi Jorge is a moving figure in the shoes design business in Manila.  She has built a solid reputation for her line SOLEA which has countlessly been featured in almost every top glossy in town.  The highly acclaimed designer has an innate pulse for fashion and forward design sensibilities which has magically created a style and look which she can call her own.  From shoes,her creativity and talent expanded into another interest in fashion-- the world of bag making. Around May of last year, the artist debuted with a set of 14 exquisitely handcrafted minaudieres under her eponymous brand via an exhibtion entitled: Tenorio/Jorge: Filipino Specimens--held at the Philippine Center, 556 Fifth Avenue, New York.

Contemporary Filipiniana takes the global spotlight in richly embellished clutches recreating life as wearable modern art. Jorge’s artisan-crafted purses is a feast for the senses celebrating nature via fashion art made from stick, stone, metal, and shell--a homage to Mother Earth. The sought after artist is a storyteller who narrates the beauty of fashion through the art of her magnificent wonders. 

The masterful creations take inspiration from nomadic discoveries, quiet observations and isolated remembrances refreshed through memories.  History takes part as one of the moving forces behind the process of creation.  Her capsule collection is a style-forward interpretation of modern luxury and emulates the brilliance of Filipino artistry.  This master in the making is the embodiment of the modern Pinoy with the foresight and talent that's truly world class.

Objects D' Art is on April 30, 2011 10am-5pm at The Establishment, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig city.

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