Metro mag turns spotlight on Libiran in TV special


Posted at Jan 24 2014 06:59 PM | Updated as of Jan 25 2014 02:59 AM

Francis Libiran with actress Anne Curtis. Lifestyle Network

MANILA -- Fashion magazine Metro will mark its 25th anniversary with a TV special celebrating the talent of Francis Libiran, who is dubbed "designer to the stars" for dressing up many of today's most popular celebrities.

"MetroWear Icon Francis Libiran: The TV Special" will air on Lifestyle Network (SkyCable channel 53) on January 25 at 9 p.m. and January 26 at 10:30 p.m.

The fashion documentary will feature Libiran's designs, including those worn by Kapamilya stars Anne Curtis, Sam Milby, Shaina Magdayao, Billy Crawford, Xian Lim, and Kim Chiu.

Described as his latest "fashion coup," Libiran's creations worn by Miss World 2013 Megan Young during the international pageant will also get the spotlight.

"MetroWear" will likewise look back at a career highlight of Libiran in 2012, when the 18th edition of "America's Next Top Model" had contestants wearing his Hello Kitty-inspired creations. is the news website of ABS-CBN Corp.