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With Love: An Ode To My Mother, Rebecca

With Love: An Ode To My Mother, Rebecca

Fashion | May 10, 2022
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To commemorate the most special woman in his life this Mother’s Day, Francis Libiran pens a heartfelt message to his mother.

Mother’s Day holds a very special place in my heart for it is dedicated to the most special woman in my life. It’s a celebration like no other—one that amplifies the light that guided me throughout this long journey. No words could ever express the love I have for you, my Mama.

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Trying on clothes and showing them to the world has always been fun—playing with every shape, size, color, fabric, and pattern. I have always searched for the perfect fit, but eventually, I’ve realized that nothing’s more perfect than you to us. You’ve taught me—not only the importance of style—but the significance of not always trying to fit in. Now, I know that I am perfect with the existence of my imperfections.

I remember vividly the comforting warmth of your hand as you guided me into the boutique full of wondrous clothes; the way you twirled in your dress and strode in your pants as you looked into the mirror to fit your impeccable style; the feel of the silk, satin, and velvet, gliding onto my fingers as we walked around the shop as if it was home—for the truth is that you are the beauty in my creations and you gave life to my creativity.

I have responded to my calling because, in the first place, you encouraged me to answer it.

On this day, when I give you flowers for being my best mentor and inspiration, I also give you my gratitude for pushing me to be the best person that I am. You have always believed in me—no matter how crazy or far-fetched the ideas I have managed to formulate in this head of mine. What you did was fuel my passion and make me understand that when someone believes in you, even just a single person, the unthinkable turns into a roaring possibility.

To the person behind who I am today, to the first woman who trusted in my talents and abilities, and to the gold standard of everything I do in this lifetime, cheers to you, Mama, and know that I love you!

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Francis is a Filipino architect and fashion designer. His love for travel, nature, architecture, and patterns is very apparent in his creations. Being in the business for more than two decades, Francis is considered as one of the Philippine’s premier fashion designers and his brand is dedicated to producing original, high quality, wearable art pieces which promote Filipino beauty, artistry, talent, and craftsmanship on the global arena. Francis Libiran’s international success, awe-inspiring designs and creations, and keen eye for detail opened the doors of opportunities to dress some of the biggest stars the world over.
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