Backstage PassBy Isabel Roces
Since winning the Philippine Young Designers Competition and the Concours International des Jeunes Createurs de Mode in Paris, both in 1998, and playing his role as a mentor in “Project Runway Philippines,” Jojie Lloren’s rise to prominence has been unstoppable.
By Raoul J. Chee Kee
Before his TV stint as mentor on “Project Runway,” Jojie Lloren was the designer to go to for immaculately cut clothes that bordered on the sculptural. His sleeves were always precisely cut, and in fashion shows, his collars were upright—the better to frame the models’ faces.