Sex is nothing but a word for fashion designer JENNI CONTRERAS.
How sex is central to the creations of this young and upcoming designer
SEX. FUCK. VAGINA. These words people here in the Philippines [think of as] a disease or something, when they’re actually natural and one of the many
Jenni reveals that her clothing isn’t a waiting to come out of her shell. She admits, “To say that I am sure of who I am as a designer—no, I think not. I’m still at that stage of trying a lot of things. It’s still a work in progress. Ang hirap kasi my pretty shy. Did you know that at parties,
Productions, Cecilia Azcarate memes, pieces over three consecutive weekends winning herself a ticket to Tokyo courtesy runway of last year’s Amazon Fashion fashion head on.
Where did the name “Pr()blem Studios” come from?
Child” and friend ko pa yung isa. So, I Everyone thought it was an open and pwede rin
So you named your collection “Problem Child” instead?
Nung college ako sa College of St. Benilde], lagi akong late sa classes ko fucking survived, and I was a scholar I skipped classes. I was always late. My plates were mediocre. Nagseryoso lang talaga ako nung fourth year na. Sa grad show na lang. My collection then was kind of like my collection now: Renaissance. concept was; what if Anne Boleyn was
I watched a movie called The Other Boleyn Girl Anne Boleyn. I’m very fascinated with her. She was one of the wives of King Henry different way of wearing her clothes.
Is that “notorious” or “rebellious” nature something you instill in Pr()blem Studios?
me, so I think it just comes naturally.
I told him that I lost my virginity. I was parang my family’s alam nila life ko. It’s natural kasi it’s not an issue sa family ko. We weren’t afraid of saying things sa parents ko we grew up like this—very open to people, walang limitations.
What can you say about people who
a common reaction. As long as they don’t my throat. I’m not shoving mine sa faces nila. Parang sa clothes mo.” Just as long as they don’t do that. It’s kind of a mutual respect thing. I respect your views, you respect mine, we’re all good.
Have you ever thought that maybe your clothes might not be for here?
I want to sell in Japan talaga. Like, when you go out, is it common to see diba Ang hirap kasi dito eh, sa Philippines. Kasi Siguro it’s just a small market. But fashion is dito sa Philippines ang hirap. I want it and my clothes are for here. I’m making Pero I’m also looking to sell these particularly in Japan.
Is that so?
this month and I’m actually thinking of studying in Tokyo. By the end of the we’ll release in March.