The Grand Champions of the Metro Blogger’s Fashion Evolution Revealed

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Who won the Metro Fashion Blogger Fashion evolution?

Out of the 44 finalists in the recently held Fashion Evolution, Metro Blogger’s first fashion show cum runway model search in Makati City., candidates Jeffrey De Guzman Olalia and Gianne Patrice Trijo emerged as Metro Blogger’s Male and Female Modeling Grand Champions.

Metro Blogger, the Philippines’ newest social circle for bloggers around the metro, held the first Fashion Evolution to give the model-wannabes the break they have always wanted. Only the top 44 candidates competed during the show as they showcased the beautiful and unique works of up-and-coming fashion designers.

Jeff and Gianne withstood a series of challenges that tested their versatility, professionalism and character as they aspire for greatness in the modeling industry. “We were specifically looking for models who can be ambassadors of style; those who are confident about themselves, and are wildly passionate about modeling.

Metro Blogger founder, Mr. Jess C ( said, “The first Fashion Evolution was a rousing success because of the hard work of my team, the unwavering support of our partners in Singapore and in the Philippines, and the world-class talents of our fashion designers for their stunning masterpieces. I would also like to thank the models who joined the competition. I consider all of them winners for I have witnessed them aiming high and reaching for the stars. They have inspired a lot of people to never give up on their dreams.”

Jeff and Gianne embody the core qualities of professional runway models. We are very proud to present the newest faces in fashion who deserve to be the Modeling Grand Champions of Fashion Evolution,” said Choy Suarez, Fashion Evolution Director.

Jeffrey de Guzman Olalio is a 24-year old model from San Fernando, Pampanga with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management in Adamson University. Jeff used to play varsity basketball for the Soaring Falcons and was a model at the same time managed by Monaco Modeling Agency. He has appeared in several local magazines such as Brand and Chalk Magazines and was also among the hottest bachelor of last year’s Cosmopolitan Bash 2014. Currently, this heartthrob is part of ABS-CBN’s prime time series Bridges of Love starring Jericho Rosales and Maja Salvador.

Gianne Patrice Trijo, is a 19-year old native from Tagkawayan,Quezon. She is currently a graduating student of De La Salle University – Dasmariñas taking up Business Operations Management and is currently in New Jersey, USA for her on-the-job training as a sales associate. Fashion Evolution is Gianne’s first modeling contest.

Jeff and Gianne, are now the newest brand ambassadors of Mugigae Singapore, the hippest and coolest clothing brand from Korea, and RapidCloud Singapore, a top web-hosting and e-business company. Each of them received 20,000 pesos cash, a 1-year fitness gym contract with Slimmers World, an all-expense-paid trip to Singapore and their own website modeling portfolio by RapidCloud Philippines. Both models also received cool gift items for being the newest brand ambassadors of Hawk bag and Geesha Secret.

For more information, visit their website at You may also like their Facebook page ( and follow them on Instagram (@OfficialMetroBlogger) and Twitter ( for updates on the upcoming event.

Corporate Sponsors of the fab fashion show event are the following:

1. Rapid Cloud Singapore ( – top Singapore web hosting and e-Business consulting company;
2. RapidCloud Philippines ( – part of RapidCloud International Plc which provides enterprises with the building blocks to create a powerful and complete online presence.
3. Emerge Innovating Technology (, Southeast Asia’s premier enterprise website and e-commerce solutions provider;
4. Century City Mall (, the official venue partner – Located in Century City, Makati, Century City Mall is a remarkable, world-class shopping and entertainment complex with a vibrant range of shops, services, and restaurants – and the most cutting-edge cinemas in Metro Manila;
5. KL Tower Serviced Residences (, official hotel partner – defining stylish comfort and modern living at its finest, faithful to the vision of its main creators, the highly respected Kalaw-Ledesma clan, living spaces are characterized by clean architectural lines with touches of mosaic artistry;
6. 71 Gramercy (, the official after-party place – the undisputed hottest nightspot in the entire country and truly a space that is without equal. Situated 71 storeys into the heavens, it is the tallest restaurant/lounge ever in the history the country, located at the pinnacle of the tallest man made structure in the Philippines;
7. Hawkbag ( – recognized for their high quality bags using the finest materials available, superior craftsmanship, durability, innovation, and exceptional design with practical functionality;
8. Geesha Secret ( – superb whitening bath soap to hit the discerning Philippine market;
9. Tree Top Adventure ( experience nature tripping from a breathtaking view – from 100 feet above the ground! With jungle trails comprised of platforms nestled on branches, suspension bridges, and the world’s first motorized canopy tour, learn new things; with fresh eyes, Tree Top Adventure offers each one a personal journey, with unforgettable memories as dense as the forest that you won’t help but feel closer to the ones you take this most marvellous trip with;
10. Suesh Make-Up Toolkit ( gaining repute among make-up artists and experts, Suesh opened its first ever store on Wilson Street in Greenhills, San Juan City in 2011 and expanded its range of products to include tool belts, cosmetic storage, chillers, vanity cases, make-up cleaner and make-up. It now has a total of five shops including Trinoma, Alabang Town Center, Market! Market!, and Glorietta 5
11. Bellhaus Entertainment ( a company who is equipped to provide you entertainment through creative communications with an evolved set of tools from experienced staff, well-trained artists, efficient business systems and models, the latest platforms and state of the art facilities
12. Inglot ( Founded over 30 years ago in a small town of Przemyśl, INGLOT Cosmetics is now one of the world’s leading manufacturers in colour cosmetics. INGLOT currently has a presence at all major beauty happenings and events around the globe, from the runways of Fashion Week to the stages and sets of TV and Broadway musicals.
13. Novu Hair ( Nutramedica develops, markets, and distributes pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and biocosmetic products in the Philippines. Founded in 2004, Nutramedica was one of the first companies to market virgin coconut oil (VCO) in the Philippines. Today it is known for its comprehensive range of oral and injectable pharmaceutical lines, food supplements and cosmetic products. Nutramedica currently enjoys success both locally and abroad as it continues to build on its vision of becoming the community’s trusted ally when it comes to healthcare and wellness needs.
14. Island Rose ( Since 1984, Island Rose has been an award-winning supplier of fresh cut flowers to the most prestigious Philippine florists, hotels, restaurants and wedding coordinators. In the year 2000, the website sparked a revolution in the Philippine flower industry and e-commerce retailing!
15. Lujo Jewelry ( Lujo Jewelries, un lujo al alcance de pocos! (Lujo Jewelries, a luxury available to few). Creating the finest jewelry focused not only on giving online retail services but also with providing a wide and integrated range of services from designing, conceptualization, production and delivery of your precious luxury. Lujo Jewelries provides for top-of-the-line jewelry items such as Class Rings, Graduation Rings, School Rings, Military Rings, Championship Rings, and Corporate Jewelry in the Philippines.
16. Gardenia ( Since Gardenia Philippines started operations in 1998, it has set the bar in bread manufacturing in the country with a state-of-the-art bread factory operating highly automated equipment from Germany, Holland, U.K. and U.S.A. Over the years, Gardenia has successfully cemented its position as one of the, if not the, country’s top quality bread makers.
17. Kambal Pandesal ( Kambal Pandesal Bakery Business is a company that operates in partnership with San Miguel Corp. Kambal Pandesal bakery is a registered Trademark by San Miguel Corp.
18. DFBP Company ( The De la Fuente – Baronggo – Panaligan Company is a futuristic group of company. Manage by internationally trained and world class standard team professionals headed by Richard Panaligan de la Fuente, the first Filipino who enters Louis Vuitton Middle east as Visual Merchandising Manager for Global store in the middle east, under Europe zone and Visual merchandiser and window specialist of Uranio Overseas Bureau FZE for DIESEL and other Big brands.
19. Kingdom Magazine ( – an up-coming fashion magazine dedicated purely to fashion and fashion trends and events.
20. ArdentComm Public Relations ( a company specializing in providing the necessary expertise to help boost any organization’s visibility within the industry.
21. Slimmers World International ( the Philippines’ foremost name in Slimming, Health, Fitness and Beauty with over 35 years of excellent service in providing great bodies & great skin
22. Foi Malones of Casamento Events Management ( – a one-stop-events-shop where all major suppliers are in one house;
23. Mitch Desunia ( – a Philippine-based house of fashion providing trendy yet classic on its elegance array of clothes for men and women of all ages; and
24. Ms. Marissa Aquino (, Head, hair and make-up artist – the brains behind the chic and fabulous make-up of the models, designers and VIP guest.

To take a look of the 44 candidates again, you can visit the previous article here and here.


Eli has 28 years of extensive IT sales expertise in Data, voice and network security and integrating them is his masterpiece. Photography and writing is his passion. Growing up as a kid, his father taught him to use the steel bodied Pentax and Hanimex 135mm film and single-direction flash, Polaroid cameras, and before going digital, he used mini DV tape with his Canon videocam. He now shoots with his Canon EOS 30D. Photography and blogging is a powerful mixture for him.

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