A first of many fashion play dates
By Allyza Quirante
It was a day packed with photos, family, and fun, as Fifi and Co. PH (@fifiandcoph) invited several kid-fluencers and their families for their first fashion playdate. The kiddie clothing brand aims to allow kids to express themselves through clothing by letting our children “choose for themselves.” The venue was packed with colorful props and accessories for us to try with outfits from their exclusive summer collection that was revealed during the playdate. Enjoying the fun activities laid out for the day, we got to know our new friends with awesome style sense.
Amaris Cirela Garcia
Amaris is a chic, four-year-old fashionista, who has been posing for her Instagram fans since she was five months old. During her leisure time, she is fond of reading books and her favorite subjects in school are reading and writing. It’s no surprise that young Amaris developed an interest in fashion, since both her mother and grandmother introduced it to her at a young age. In the future, Amaris aspires to become a dentist.
Aramiz Aiyana Pacpaco
With a fashion sense that always balances style and comfort, it’s no surprise that Ayra and her sister Amara always gets compliments for their style. What is surprising, though, is how this four-year-old learned how to read sentences at the age of two. She says that dressing up always gives her good vibes, and the compliments motivate her and her mom to create new looks.
Apart from being known as the #LittleFashionista, Athalia also loves playing bowling with her dad during her leisure time. You might have seen before when she already made her TV debut as a tot on a local kiddie talent show. Athalia likes trying different looks that suit her, much like her favorite cartoon character Barbie. We’re looking forward to having an Athalia doll of our own someday!
Ayesha Brielle Lacerna
Four-year-old Yesha can sure rock a pair of tassel earrings. She is a young style icon that describes her outfits as a combination of chic and casual but is still fit for playing. Her interest in fashion started when she was selected as one of the models for a fashion show for a prominent brand of kids’ clothing after winning a ramp modeling contest. Yesha is also inclined to music and she is currently learning how to play the piano. We’re excited to hear her a song or two up on her Instagram soon.
This fashionable seven-year-old has been documenting her looks since 2015, usually sporting comfortable, girly clothes for different occasions. Bea says that her favorite accessory is her custom “B” necklace, which is a sentimental statement piece to her because it was a gift from her parents. Her passion for fashion started when her mother introduced her to mixing and matching clothes. She shares with us, “It makes me feel happy when I get to choose what clothes to buy and wear.”
Cassiedy Summer Delos Trinos
This trendy tot definitely knows how to work the camera with her quirky and chic personality. As three-year-old Cassie spends time with her “mommatographer” and fashion inspiration, they continue to create looks that are unique in their own way. They share, “We dress based on who we are, not who we want to be. In this world full of trends, we want to remain a timeless classic.”
Danielle Krystina Lagman
Dani’s fashion sense leans towards street style and chic, serving as a #krystinspiration for young girls that they don’t always have to sport girly outfits to look good. Despite being on Instagram for four years, Dani admits that she still feels shy when people recognize her in person. When she’s not busy taking photos for her feed, she spends her weekends going on playdates with her friends.
Edward Pert Gonzales
It’s refreshing to find young boys developing their sense of style at such an early age, and seven-year-old Little E is a fine example of what a dapper young gentleman looks like. He’s been building up his look book for three years now, making his rounds on TV commercials and print ads as well. He says that one of his style inspirations is Alonso Mateo, while his mom is his fashion mentor.
Ella Margaux Montilla
Apart from posing for the camera, Ella is also a sage on the stage as a young ballerina. Similar to how she describes her diverse fashion sense, she also has several hobbies she shares with her family, such as joining fun runs and going to museums. When asked about dressing up she says that it’s part of how she expresses herself.
Julianne Cadee Lavadia
Cadee’s mom started dressing her up ever since she was born, which lead to her working with Gap and Eastwood Mall at the age of 3. Although she spends her time attending modeling classes and acting workshops, little Cadee still enjoys spending time playing at home. When she grows up, Cadee wants to be a doctor and grab the crown for Miss Earth!
This future flight attendant sees fashion and photography as more than just a hobby, for her it’s a form of artistic expression. Five-year-old Kaitlin loves dainty, chic, and bohemian pieces with her brother Kalev tagging along during photoshoots. When asked about how dressing up makes her feel, she says, “I feel comfortable, happy and confident that I am able to choose and express myself through my clothes.
Leighanne Mykaela Sayoc
Leigh’s interest in fashion started when her “momma stylist” started to dress her up like a doll, and we can definitely relate. This six-year-old describes her style as fun, casual, and girly, with her favorite pair of sunnies to match. As for coming up with her looks, she adapts her mom’s style but their favorite local influencer would definitely be Camille Co.
Mireille Alessa G. Tayag
Miel is a four-year-old with that uses fashion as an expression of who she is and how she feels. When she’s not busy with Instagram, she dances ballet and goes on play dates with friends. Miel and her mom describe her style as something that constantly changes, especially because of social media. They express, “You can now see the world at the tip of your fingers and get inspired not only by other people’s styles but also by nature, architecture, music, lifestyle.”
Pylar Nathalie Chiu
This doe-eyed fashionista has been expressing her style on Instagram for three years now. With the help of her mom, Py likes trying on looks from edgy to simple yet classy. She learned to love fashion through her mom who admires celebrity style icons, like Anne Curtis and Py aspires to be a flight attendant one day. She says that dressing up makes her feel good and she her mom that taught her that fashion should be loved.
As the unica hija of three siblings, Soyen and her mommy Eve love dressing up in matching clothes as their mother-daughter bonding time. Although fashion makes her feel like a grown-up, Soyen still loves playing with her dolls at home and strolling the mall. As for her style, Soyen likes mixing and matching what she has in her closet with the help of mommy, of course.
Beyond keeping an Instagram account doe-eyed fashionista also has a YouTube account where she shares style tips and toy unboxing videos. Solenn’s parents are very supportive of her hobbies, especially since her father is a photographer, while her mother helps her spice-up her looks. In her free time, Solenn also loves playing soccer aside from modeling.