After a month of modeling workshops, the Strike a Pose 3 Fashion show served as its culmination program last May 28, 2016. Centrio Mall’s Garden was jam packed with mall-goers and supporters of the Strike a Pose 3 participants. It was one moment the participants were waiting for.


PGT 3 Grand Finalist Muriel Lomadilla belts out a note as she sings at the Strike a Pose 3.

Top CDO models Maxine Monasterio, Jamie Joy Batingue, Paola Pilapil, Essa Santos, Nicole Floirendo, and Gob Uriarte even appeared on this video to share their testimonials on their modeling journey and how Gil Macaibay III has become a part of their careers.

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CDO’s Premier Balladeer Oreo Vamenta

The mall’s garden was transformed into a spring like set paving way to the spring creations of CDO’s Prince of Haute Couture. More or less 75 models and participants flaunted the Gil Macaibay III creation to the mall goers. The rain did not even stop the show.


Singer, Actor, Model Fil-New Zealander Laurence Mossman sang his heart out at the Strike a Pose 3.


Olive Cologne endorser Karl Aquino dances to the tune of the top hits today.


Olive Cologne Karl Aquino wearing a Gil Macaibay III creation.

The event was even made colorful with performances coming from some of the most sought after singers in Cagayan de Oro including Oreo Vamenta and Pilipinas Got Talent 3 Finalist Muriel Lomadilla.

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Strike a Pose 3 workshop participants together with Paola Pilapil and Jam Bantigue.

Speacial participations were also seen from Singer, Actor, Model Fil-New Zealander Laurence Mossman who sang 2 songs and GMA 7 star, Olive Cologne endorser Karl Aquino who set the stage on fire on his dancing prowess.


Strike a Pose 3 workshop participants together with CDO’s premier models and public figures Paola Pilapil and Jam Bantigue.


Special guests Singer, Actor, Model Laurence Mossman and Olive Cologne endorser Karl Aquino with Gil Macaibay III.

This successful event goes to show the support of the Kagayanon to the fashion scene in Cagayan de Oro and the good reputation Gil Macaibay III has built of over a decade of being in the fashion scene not only in Cagayan de Oro but across the Philippines.

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Vic known as "The Guy with a Big Voice" is a multi-awarded blogger, a TEDx speaker, and the social media marketing strategist of the biggest brands in Visayas and Mindanao. Other than that, he's also a columnist and writes weekly on the Mindanao Gold Star Daily's Lifestyle section - UrbanLife. Email:

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