The ABS-CBN Ball is a much-anticipated annual event in the country’s entertainment industry. Celebrities from the major television network don elegant and at times, extravagant gowns from top designers. This year, the ball’s theme is Modern Filipiniana. Everyone looked forward to seeing how designers would spin the traditional dress code into contemporary style pieces. Apart from the country’s top actors and actresses, society figures like Isabelle Daza and Tim Yap also graced the event. Scroll below to see their looks from last weekend’s ball.
Isabelle Daza proudly wore the gown her mom, 1969 Miss Universe Gloria Diaz, wore to the 1994 Miss India pageant.
Dr. Vicki Belo, Hayden Kho, and their daughter Scarlet Snow walked in the ball wearing creations of Paul Cabral. The mother and daughter wore matching dresses with floral embroidery on one side.
Mond Gutierrez was the host of the ball, wearing a unique barong by Carl Jan Cruz.
Ayen Laurel with husband Franco Laurel graced the annual ball of ABS-CBN, honoring the TV network’s advocacy and the wonderful legacy of Gina Lopez. Ayen wore the navy blue gown of Jojie Lloren while Franco donned a barong of JC Buendia.
Dr. Z Teo wore a barong with intricate design by Francis Libiran while Dr. Aivee Teo dressed down in a classic black gown by Inno Sotto.
Tim Yap honored the work of the farmers and talent of the Madrigal singers in his contemporary barong with an eye-catching black silk tie, the color pairing a signature of Chris Nick.
Drs. Z and Aivee Teo at the after-party of the ABS-CBN 2019 ball.