Dubai based fashion designer Teresita Orillac made her Middle Eastern debut on Sunday 1st November 2015 at El Sur – Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina with the launch of her newest, exotic birds inspired cruise collection, Into The Jungle.
The collection received an outstanding reception and the contemporary Spanish restaurant, El Sur, welcomed top press and key members from the fashion industry.
Panama is a tropical paradise welcoming visitors from all over the world to marvel on its beauty. Paying homage to the splendor of her homeland, Teresita Orillac has designed a luxury women’s ready-to-wear collection Into The Jungle. The collection, ranging from elegant fabled dresses to skirts and tops as well as intricately designed jackets, sees an amalgamation of luscious peacock print effects, vivacious colours and complex designs found on the many species of gorgeously striking birds in Panamanian rainforests.
Transporting people paradise, the collection portrays playful, vivid and abstract splashes of lilac, bright green, various shades of blue and yellow. On the other hand, the evening gowns are themed with elegance in black, sky blue patterns with green and bronze hues. The abundance of luscious greens gives depth and richness to the palette, while sky blue and lilac make the color scheme more jubilant and festive, providing the ensemble an organic feel.
This dynamic collection was designed not only by how they look on a mannequin or model, but to alter them to adapt to the ideal charismatic Teresita Orillac woman. An imaginative, upbeat personality, the ideal Teresita Orillac woman loves to travel, lives life as it comes, is outgoing and carefree. She’s ready to take on a party at the beach by day, and glamourous gala dinners by night. Into The Jungle embraces a very relaxed, comfortable silhouette crafted out of rich, crease-free fabrics and can be worn throughout the year.
“I started my career in fashion as an image consultant and personal shopper, and this experience has played a significant role as I designed my new line. I enjoy producing beautiful clothes, furthermore, I love creating something that has the power to make someone feel confident, beautiful and make their daily lives more comfortable. Through Into The Jungle I hope to pass on similar emotions to those who wear them”, says Teresita Orillac.
Teresita Orillac is a fashion designer and image consultant from Panama. From an early age, she has shown an inclination towards retail and design with a sensibility for colours and proportions by working after school and weekends in her mother’s party supplies and decorating business. By the age of 16, Teresita had opened and co-owned a fashion boutique targeted to pre-teen girls called MiniDivas, where she was the buyer and visual merchandiser of the boutique. This experience ignited her curiosity and passion for design and thus began designing and creating for her and family.
Teresita Orillac’s cruise collection Into The Jungle will be available at renowned local fashion outlets, including ValleyDez.