RC Caylan paid tribute to Whitney Houston with his haute couture collection entitled, ‘LEGEND, I Am every woman’ at the New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter showcasing. An up and coming designer Caylan, is increasing becoming popular in Hollywood and the fashion industry. For his selection for the CAAFD NYFW showcase, with his debuted collection, he wanted to promote and pay tribute to Houston, a legend in herself. His costumes were inspired from the 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s and the way Houston used to dress herself during that time.
RC Caylan was born in Iligan City and raised in Batangas City in the Philippines. He migrated to USA in 2012 where he graduated in Fashion Designs from the Grand Rapids Community College in 2015, the same year when he had his first big fashion show at San Francisco Bay Area Fashion Network. In 2016, he opened his own studio ‘RC Cayln Atelier at Suite 308 80 Ottawa Avenue, Grand Rapids in Michigan. At his studio Caylan also focuses on bridal wear. He personally sees that each woman gets the gown of her dreams for her fairy tale wedding. He won The Best Fashion Designer Award at The Global Beauty Awards in 2016. Since then he has been actively dressing celebrities, and has become a favorite in fashion magazines. His collections are now available at Regent Style House in Beverly Hills, one of the best showrooms around.
His showcasing this fall was that of gowns and he picked Whitney’s favorite material to play with – velvet, high-shine, shimmer and sparkle. he wanted to highlight the fashion icon’s Hollywood life and included elements which were both dramatic and luxury. There is modern elegance to the collection with old school Hollywood charm. He displayed ruffled collars and bodice velvet floral appliqué and 3-D floral embroideries sexy asymmetric elegant ballgown. His collection gained admiration from the audience. In this collection, Caylan wanted to focus on the theme of confidence for woman, the physique and glamour. He did so with utilization of bright and bold colors.
RC Caylan’s website talks about him as a meticulous kind of designer. He strives to bring out his masterpiece on every project – he tackles the most intricate work, down to the finest detail. His work is always pursuing world-class quality. This is RC Caylan’s fashion design goal. He feels he can make a big difference in the world of fashion with his hard work, passion and extreme dedication as keeps on combining simplicity with elegance.