Fashion designer Ann Ong is the first Filipina awardee at premier home, lifestyle, and gift market in USA


Homegrown talent Ann Ong was recently recognized at the NY NOW Winter 2016 trade show for her handcrafted gold clutch which was chosen as the Best New Product Design. The fair ran from January 31 to February 3 at the Javits Center, New York City, USA.

Creating jewelry and fashion pieces “for women who are confident and have a mind of their own,” Ann Ong is one of the outstanding women designers featured twice a year at the Manila FAME, the country’s premier design and lifestyle event. She is likewise a three-time awardee of Katha, the hallmark of Philippine product design excellence and innovation.

Manila FAME, a bi-annual trade show organized by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), is dedicated to holiday and fashion sectors featuring hundreds of exporters, manufacturers, and designers.

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