UK-Philippine Friendship Ball: Harmony in Fashion

The British came, and they had a most wondrous ball.

UK-Philippine Friendship Ball
UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

The British Embassy held the UK-Philippine Friendship Ball, an elegant evening to top off their week-long holiday known as British Friendship Week.

UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

British Friendship Week is the celebration of Great Britain’s presence inand alliance withthe Philippines, turning what used to be a one-day holiday to a week-long event filled with camaraderie and culture.

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UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

The ball was centered around strengthening the ties between our two countries with an emphasis on the vital  function of culture in this goal. Thus, the night became an experience in food, song and dance, and, most importantly,  fashion.

UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

We were served a four course meal, letting the attendees experience some of English cuisine’s best and finest.

UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

The entertainment for the night was none other than 4th Impact, a Filipino girl group that found fame in the UK through winning first runner up in Britain’s X factor.

UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

Then, it was time for the fashion show. The lights dimmed, the music blared, and the stage was suddenly filled with blindingly beautiful people.

UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

The fashion presentation featured the latest and trendiest from Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, Hackett, and French Sole. And the background music that these beautiful ladies and gents were the classic hits of none other David Bowie. There were even graphics to go along with the beat of the music, all paying tribute to one of the most iconic legends of both fashion and music.

UK-Philippine Friendship Ball

Indeed, it was an evening filled with beauty, delicacy, and camaraderie. And, most importantly, some ill-advised English accent imitations.





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