Alfonso Dolls by Antonio “Boy” Guinoo
Alfonso Dolls are created by a Dabawenyo whose design prowess and creativity is reflected in his fashion creations. Tito Boy as fondly called by friends, Antonio “Boy” Guinoo is dubbed as Mindanao Fashion Czar.
He is known for interpolating the designs and fabrics of Mindanao’s diverse cultural heritage into wearable clothes. His establishment of Antonio Guino-o collection dates back to 1950s. His creations has been exhibited and viewed in various fashion shows in Manila, Malaysia, Austria, United States and South Africa. His retail and private collection of formal gowns, evening, and casual wear are top of the line and well renowned in Asia, the United States, and Europe.
Here at home, he has been honored with several awards of which are the Lifetime Achievement Award by the City Government of Davao, the Trophy of Achievement by the Davao Tourism Association, and the prestigious Datu Bago Award for 2004. He is now the adviser of the Fashion Designers Guild in Davao.
Here are some photos of his Alfonso dolls wearing his beautiful creations:
These Alfonso dolls were photographed in an Alfonso doll exhibit at SM Davao, Philippines. Lovely creations isn’t it?
Alfonso “Boy” Guinoo Designer – Manufacturer – Exporter
147 A. Bonifacio St., Davao City Philippines 8000