SoFa Fashion Capsules

sofa fashion capsules

While you don’t have to go to fashion school to start a career in this vibrant industry, it helps to be mentored by the best in Philippine fashion and learn their insider secrets, tips, and techniques. The School of Fashion and The Arts (SoFA) invites you to their SoFA Fashion Capsules, a series of one-day lectures and workshops led by the best in the industry. All classes will be conducted every Saturday, from February 26 until April 16.

sofa fashion capsules schedule


Fashion Photography with RAYMUND ISAAC – Feb 26

Delve into the world of Fashion Photography through the eyes of notable photographer Raymund Isaac. Learn how he captures priceless and amazing images.

What you will learn:
-How to sell an image & present a product
-Photographic styles for makeup, styling & lighting
-Lighting techniques for Fashion
-Cheat Codes for Pictorials
-Actual Shoot Demonstration
-Formulas for shooting fashion

Preparing for a Photoshoot with MARINA BENIPAYO – March 5

Acclaimed professional model, Marina Benipayo shares her secrets to success and how she continues to be one of the country’s most sought after fashion models.

What you will learn:
-How to internalize before a shoot
-Do’s and Don’ts in photoshoots
-Model’s Emergency kit: basic necessities in your bag
-Preparing poses for your body & face type
-Understanding photographer’s directions
-Working with clients and responding to their requirements

Enter the World of Fashion Design with DONG OMAGA-DIAZ – March 12

Fashion & Design Council of the Philippines (FDCP) former President, Dong Omaga-Diaz gives you access into his world. Find out if you have what it takes to be a fashion designer and learn about the creative design process.

What you will learn:
-Conceptualizing and sourcing for design inspiration
-From inspiration to materials sourcing
-Translating your inspiration to an actual collection
-The Role of Fashion Shows and Advertising
-Who’s who in the world of Philippine Fashion

Developing a Fashion Brand with RONALD PINEDA OF F&H – March 19

Yearning to start your own brand? Learn from the founder and president of Folded & Hung as he shares trade secrets and helpful tips to be a successful fashion retailer.

What you will learn:
-Strategies on building a fashion brand
-Grow your bazaar/tiangge brand to a wide scale mass retail label.
-First hand advice and experience on what made the F&H brand
-Advice & trade secrets of fashion retail
-Insights on the current state of the Phil. Retail Landscape

Creative Idea Conceptualization with ROBBY CARMONA – March 26

Visionary fashion & event director Robby Carmona gives you a peek into his creative process. Squeeze out those creative, unique fashion juices to hone your thought patterns and stimulate new perspectives.

What you will learn:
-Concretizing your big idea
-Mind Mapping and Visioning Exercises
-Learn to brainstorm and motivate your team
-Extract new & forward perspectives
-Thinking out of the box and producing results

Celebrity Fashion Styling with ALYANNA MARTINEZ – April 9

Have a glimpse of the Celebrity Fashion Stylist’s life. Learn first hand from Alyanna Martinez stylist to stars such as Ruffa Gutierrez, Miriam Quiambao, Maricar Reyes, Solenn Heusaff & more. Find out how to be a stylist yourself and gain inside access to the secrets of the trade.

What you will learn:
-Jumpstart your styling career
-Different styling job opportunities
-Building a strong portfolio to win the job
-PR skills to bag a client
-Various styling techniques and secrets
-Plus option to join a 1-day internship with an actual photoshoot

Jewelry Design with CANDY DIZON– April 16

Introduce yourself to the dazzling world of jewelry from one of the country’s premiere jewelers Candy Dizon of Jul B. Dizon in this rare opportunity. Their pieces have adorned countless celebrities and magazine covers such as Kris Aquino and Lucy Torres-Gomez. Educate yourself with the basic principles of jewelry design and the production process. See if you have what it takes to be a jewelry designer.

What you will learn:
-The difference between precious, semiprecious and costume jewelry
-Where to source for stones and precious metals
-Kinds of stones and metals
-An overview of the Philippine Jewelry Industry
-Basic design tools and principles
-Collection Development
-Jewelry production process

Each session costs P1,750, which includes materials and an official SoFA certificate signed by the guest mentor. Slots are very limited, so reserve a seat now!

For more information, please call SoFA at 8928807 loc 103/4. SoFA is located at 55 Paseo de Roxas Ave, Makati City.

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