AVA x Chris Diaz’s Mom-Inspired Collection

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AVA, one of the country’s leading online fashion brands, recently came out with a collection honoring the grace and courage of motherhood. “The modern woman is time-starved,” says Chris Diaz, acclaimed Filipino fashion designer. “She’s busy balancing her professional and personal lives. So those moments with her daughter become even more special.”

He thus created silhouettes that are both flattering and comfortable, adding, “I imagined a mother and her daughter bonding on a weekend afternoon or on a relaxing summer vacation.

The AVA x Chris Diaz Collection features light and playful silhouettes which work well for moms with impeccable style and little lasses with developing tastes. The color palette, which plays around peach, pink, mint, blue, and grey, is befitting the season, giving the clothes a refreshing energy. The matte satin fabric, which feels light and easy, adds to the collection’s summer vibe.

Chris has received recognition from various local and international fashion competitions and holds regular exhibitions at the Manila Fashion Festival.

AVA was named one of the top 100 most promising startups in the world at the 2012 Dublin Web Summit. It is the first Filipino fashion brand to be featured as a case study at Harvard Business School.

Here’s a peek at AVA’s latest collection:

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On mom: Sophia Maxi Dress Designed for comfort, this maxi dress has an adjustable ribbon belt, allowing for versatile looks. It may be worn with an empire cut, drop waist, natural waist, or even sans the belt.

On girl: Little Lady’s Sophia Belted Dress Here, the ribbon belt is adjustable and removable so the dress can hug your daughter just right.

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The Sophia Maxi Dress in black

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On mom: Thyia Shirt Dress A good button down is a great addition to every woman’s closet. This one has a crisp and tailored cut with a contrast collar and lace trim accent.

On girl: Little Lady’s Thyia Shirt Dress This button down shirt dress features a contrast collar and lace trim detail in a soft, light fabric.

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On mom: Alexa Two-Tone Dress

This is your classic shift dress with raglan bell sleeves made in the season’s hottest colors.