Filipino fashion designer Ito Curata dies of pneumonia

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Posted at Mar 27 2020 12:00 AM

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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MANILA — Renowned Filipino fashion designer Ito Curata has died.

Curata, best known for his bridal gown and Filipiniana designs, died Thursday of pneumonia, having contracted the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). 

He had been confined for a week at the Asian Hospital and Medical Center, a tribute from luxury magazine Lifestyle Asia said, before he succumbed to the illness.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Curata was admired for his “creative eye and opulent flair.”

He was a veteran of the fashion industry for more than 30 years, and had worked with a host of notable clients, ranging from Hollywood actress Sharon Stone, to former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, to local celebrities such as Bea Alonzo.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He is survived husband Bob Miller and son, Taj.