ABOUT OUR DESIGNERS
Garimon Roferos Couture opened in 2016 with Garimon Roferos as the Creative Director of the company. Garimon Roferos stands out in a competitive Dubai Fashion Industry as a result of his avant-garde attitude towards his craft. Although known in the fashion community as very modest, his past achievements and gown portfolio reflect his other side: innovative, exciting, and edgy. His designs strike a delicate balance between classicism and fantasy.
The Davao Filipino native’s rise to fame started when he won the coveted Concours Internationale Des Jeunes Creatures de Mode’s D’Incitation held in Paris, France in 2004. What caught the eyes of the judges, particularly of fashion icon Pierre Cardin, was Garimon’s ingeniously designed entry – an architecturally structured Philippine terno made purely from aquatic plant lilies and bago-bago vines. In 2010, he closed his shop in Davao and moved to Dubai to work under the direction of Michael Cinco. Just 6 years later, his successes led to opening a Couture shop under his own name. The following year, 2017, The Philippine Fashion Times awarded him the “Most Promising Designer of the Year.” In 2017 and 2018, the Filipino Times named Garimon among the “100 Most Influential Filipinos in the World.”
Garimon Roferos Couture rewrites the rules of traditional bridal fashion, created for your individual style. The couture shop caters to clientele that wish to be an integral part of the Couture gown design experience, with Garimon personally catering to the customer’s every desire and making their dreams come true. Garimon personally sits with each of his customers from design inception, embroidery works creation, and a personalized individual fitting. The brand is known for especially detailed wedding gowns and unique evening dresses made with elaborate designs, exquisite fabrics, and intricate embroideries. Our showroom in Business Bay, Dubai, is home to our innovative designs which characterize affordable luxury. We create every woman’s dreams.
If you would like to meet Mr. Garimon, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Alvin graduated with a degree in nursing prior to following his real passion for fashion design which included his move to Dubai. Alvin’s strong motivation inspired him to self-trained while enrolling in additional training and coursework for pattern making, fabric cutting, and fashion design. Before long, he brew a the leader in a team in the Bridal House in Dubai from 2009 to 2017. Continuing to pursue his dreams of working in a couture house in Dubai, he moved from that bridal boutique shop beginning and accepted the role of designer in Hazar Haute Couture also in Dubai from 2017 – 2019. By 2019, Alvin came to work with Garimon Roferos where he has expanded his skills and talents while taking over as the production head for GR Couture. Alvin now serves as the co-Designer for GR Couture where he has been able to further showcase his ingenuity, talent, and management of the dress construction process. Alvin’s rapid rise in the fashion industry is only a beginning.