Quezon City– A lot of Pinoy Barbie doll collectors were given a huge and magical treat last Saturday, June 27 2015. It was a night of pure fun, endless laughs, informative talks, & newly formed friendships as guests were also treated with wonderful prizes and giveaways.
Manolito Garcia, head & founder of PNN (Pinoy Na Nagmamanyika) & widely known as “Mamu” in the doll community, gave an essential and inspiring talk about Doll Collecting. He also shared how he began his journey into the world of Barbie. Lonix Abanil of HouseOfKivan, graciously shared his knowledge about Pattern & Dress Making.
Other speakers who conducted seminars include Anj Calvo for Doll Photo Editing & Manipulation, A.R Duque for Doll Pageantry 101, Jake Ofrasio for Doll Styling, while Miles Per Hour conducted a workshop for Doll Repainting & Rerooting.
Meanwhile, internationally-acclaimed Cholo Ayuyao gave a very important talk about International Branding. It was indeed a jam-packed night!
And who would forget about the reason for the celebration & the main star of the night? It was all about Barbie! Although other fashion doll brands were also present throughout the evening, Jacob Webb, head & founder of Barbie Filipino Friends, made sure that the main core of the event is still Barbie. It was the perfect tribute to the doll who started it all– and the perfect night for life long friendships that were formed by sharing the same love & passion for Barbie.