A vibrant season of sun and shade

MCSCL x PRIA Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

CLASSY CUT. Lilac two-piece swimwear with sleeves.
CLASSY CUT. Lilac two-piece swimwear with sleeves.

INSPIRED by this generation’s fashion-forward young women, Cebu-based designers Jerrick Macasocol and John Rio Pria collaborated in a spring-summer collection for 2015 that epitomizes that very persona — the type with the unadulterated passion for the new and eclectic while staying true to inherent qualities of femininity and elegance.

PREPPY PAIR. Lilac neoprene top paired with an orange high-waist pencil skirt.
PREPPY PAIR. Lilac neoprene top paired with an orange high-waist pencil skirt.

“We took the inspiration from an average urban girl who loves fashion,” shared Jerrick. “She’s ambitious, confident and smart. But she’s not just about the glam and attention. She also loves nature. She loves summer, sunsets and partying.”

SEA SPECTACLE. One-piece swimsuit in a striking yellow-green hue.
SEA SPECTACLE. One-piece swimsuit in a striking yellow-green hue.
FROM POOL TO PARTY. Olive green one-piece swimsuit with cut sleeves, paired with a sheer, fishnet skirt with romantic crochet accents. Crochet details by Venus Eureka.
FROM POOL TO PARTY. Olive green one-piece swimsuit with cut sleeves, paired with a sheer, fishnet skirt with romantic crochet accents. Crochet details by Venus Eureka.

Such traits resonate in their new pieces, as they make use of luscious shades of lilac and green, embedding it with vibrant and summery floral detail. The collection presents a combination of swimsuits and cover-ups — stylish beach-ready ensembles that can easily be transformed to evening wear. Check it out. (FSE)

SUNNY-SIDE UP. Boxy fishnet top with sunflower crochet embellishments, paired with a mermaid-cut charmeuse skirt.
SUNNY-SIDE UP. Boxy fishnet top with sunflower crochet embellishments, paired with a mermaid-cut charmeuse skirt.
REINVENTING RESORT WEAR. White and yellow green two-piece bikini, covered up with a fishnet crop-top with beaded crochet detail, paired with a charmeuse skirt. The use of sheer gives it its blithe and comfy appeal.
REINVENTING RESORT WEAR. White and yellow green two-piece bikini, covered up with a fishnet crop-top with beaded crochet detail, paired with a charmeuse skirt. The use of sheer gives it its blithe and comfy appeal.

Photographers: Dexter Maneja,
Mako Capulong & Shanida Maneja
Hair and Make-Up Artist: Ryle Young
Model: Ceydney Basalo
Locale: Antipodes Cebu

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