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8.31.2007

Ramon Valera




Ramon Valera

  • 1st Filipino fashion designer to be proclaimed as National Artist (2006)
  • Philippine National Artist in Fashion Design (2006)



QUOTE
"Don't always follow what magazines say is the style."


DATE OF BIRTH
August 31, 1912


YEAR OF DEATH
September 1972


USEFUL LINKS

Proclamation No. 1070 Declaring Ramon Valera (Posthumous) As National Artist For 2006
National Artist Ramon Valera gets a hero's burial
Why Valera?
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