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Minimalism on the runway, opulence on the red carpet

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Red Charity Gala 2017

Minimalism on the runway, opulence on the red carpet

/ 02:19 PM October 20, 2017

Red Charity Gala presenter Bench’s Suyen Yap, Kai Lim and Kristine Lim, all in Joey Samson, with the designer—CVM

Joey Samson’s “PilgrimAge” collection for Red Charity Gala (RCG) 2017 may have had a strong monastic theme, but there was nothing austere or even ascetic with the looks seen on the red carpet at the annual gala, held Saturday at the grand ballroom of Shangri-La at the Fort.

The most attended yet, according to co-chairs Tessa Valdes and Kaye Tiñga, patrons and guests of the ninth RCG upped the glam factor, with slinky dresses that showed off bods to kill for. And we’re not referring only to the beauty queens; some of the older ladies that night could give ingenues a run for their money.

But don’t take our word for it. Check out the photos.

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Miss World Philippines 2017 Laura Lehmann, Miss Eco Philippines 2017 Cynthia Thomalla, and Miss
Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters —PHOTOS BY LEO M. SABANGAN II

Ben Chan and Miguel Pastor of Bench, Red Charity Gala’s presenter

Sandie Castro Poblador

Mario Katigbak

Ria and Paolo Prieto

Kathy and Michael Huang

Tinkay Crespo and Bryan Prieto

Red Charity Gala co-chairs Tessa Valdes and Kaye Tiñga

Dennis Lustico

Dawn Zulueta Lagdameo

Margie Moran Floirendo

Anna Sobrepeña

Secretary Martin and Aleli Andanar in Inno Sotto

Lucy, Richard and Juliana Gomez

Pia Echauz Chua and Tootsy Angara, both in Rajo Laurel

Gabbi Garcia in Mark Bumgarner

Lovi Poe in Bessie Besana

Ruffa Gutierrez and Jordan Mouyal

Charo Santos Concio

Alice Dixson in Mia Urquico

Tweetie Gonzalez in Randy Ortiz

Bonsai Balboa, Vanessa Obligacion and Maureen Disini, all in Maureen Disini; Mel Cuevas (second from left) in Joey Samson

Kylie Tiñga in Joey Samson

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