Prominent Filipino fashion designer Ben Farrales passed away Saturday.
He was 89.
It was an honor, Mang Ben Farrales …rest peacefully in God’s loving arms 🙏🌹✨
📷 Bong Regala
Dubbed as the Dean of Philippine fashion, Farrales has been in the industry for more than 60 years and has dressed numerous celebrities, beauty queens, and socialites.
He was best known for his Muslim-inspired ternos including the Sarimanok-inspired national costume of Ruffa Gutierrez during the 1993 Miss World.
Farrales was among those endorsed by industry insiders for the prestigious National Artist for Fashion Design recognition.