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Tracy Dizon

Manila • New York • Tokyo

Recently moved and based in New York in 2019, formerly based in Manila, Tracy Dizon owns and directs the
brand Tiara by Tracy Dizon which produces hats and fascinators for the local and international market. Tracy Dizon also works as an independent fashion designer niching on quirky
street fashion.


Featured locally and internationally from several publications such as SOEN Magazine (Japan), ViVi Magazine (Japan), WWD Japan (Japan), NHK World (Japan) Creativ Magazine (Florida), Moda Mantra Magazine (New York), CNN Philippines (Philippines), and several notable press.

Philippine Local Celebrity Maxene Magalona, Top Model Sanya Smith and Fierce Fashionista Tessa Prieto-Valdes are among Tracy Dizon’s noteworthy clientele based in Manila, Philippines. Musician, American Idol Season 14’s Joey Cook, Tokyo-Based Fashion Editor, Misha Janette and Sex and the City Costume Designer, Patricia Field are among her international VIP muses.

Tracy has worked for other fashion labels such as - Kamiseta (2008), Boardwalk (2013 People’s Choice Fashion Designer with several Billboard Ad Campaign nationwide) in the past and dabbled as a stylist and costume designer for local Film & TV productions (ABS-CBN’s Mar’s Ravelo’s Lastikman 2007, Imortal 2010 and Precious Hearts Romances: Pintadan 2012 & Starcinema’s Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang 2012).

Mentored by several Fashion experts such as Josie Natori (Natori), being a member of Manila Wear for Manila Fame since 2016 and Jojie Lloren when she joined the second Philippine Edition of the popular reality fashion TV show, Project Runway, in 2009. She took in an apprenticeship and assisted Club Kid and Heatherette founder Richie Rich upon moving to New York City in 2019. She is currently freelancing in New York.

She has been competing internationally in Japan Fashion Design Contest (Tokyo, 2009), AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search (Malaysia, 2016) and Vietnam Emerging Designer (Vietnam, 2016). Tracy Dizon’s Spring Summer Collection 2018— Miss Hanoi: La Douleur Exquise was launched and featured last October 6, 2017 at Borough Hall, Brooklyn as part of the Fashion Week Brooklyn Spring/Summer 2018 as the Grand Winner of Rise Art and Design x Fashion Week Brooklyn Fashion Designer Competition in 2017. She once again won in 2018, 3rd Place for the Solis Magazine x Fashion Week Brooklyn Fashion Designer Competition. Tracy Dizon closed the Fashion Week Brooklyn Spring Summer 2019 as the Closing Finale Highlight of the Season last October 16, 2018.

Her recent shows in 2019 included the 7th Annual Filipino American Festival in New Jersey, Metropolitan Magazine x Stylista TV's NYFW Party in Jue Lan Club Limelight, New York City and a collaboration style show with New York Fashion Designer Richie Rich in IGY Fashion NYFW in Times Square New York.

Tracy's latest feat is winning the NHK World Japan Kawaii International Kawaii Ambassador Fashion Contest which she won last September 2019. She is currently filming in New York City for her Kawaii in Real Life episode for Kawaii International.

Tracy Dizon’s journey in her fashion career path is an inspirational story not only to single mothers with struggles and dreams. She has been persistent trying out every single fashion contest for 12 years. Right before her first win in 2017 Rise Art&Design Fashion Design Competition she took a short sudden hiatus in aid of her son’s sudden Brain Tumor medical ordeal. Tracy Dizon’s win is a Philippine Pride in itself conquering the international stage among emerging International Fashion Designers featured in Fashion Week Brooklyn but even shined brighter with her zeal, optimism, cheerful spirit and a knack for bold colors and prints like no other designer dare to. Not only a Filipino Pride, but truly an Asian Heritage Pride as well. To be able to create an interesting modern street mix of Asian inspired collection is a rare sight to see in the Fashion Scene of New York City.

Tracy Dizon, indeed is an inspirational newsworthy fashion story-- Conquering one of the toughest Fashion Capitals of the world, New York and Tokyo. 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Background

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Collaboration Designer for Rise Art and Design (New York)

September 2017 - March 2018

  • As a prize win awarded from the Rise Art & Design Fashion Designer Competition a special edition  collection RiseAD x Tracy Dizon Sunglasses Collection an East meets West collaboration which feature prints from Tracy Dizon's SS2018 Miss Hanoi: La Douleur Exquise Collection infused into RiseAD’s frames. 

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Guest Lecturer for Japanese Studies

Center for International Studies University of the Philippines Diliman (Philippines)

November 2016 - December 2018

  • Guest Lecturer for Japan Studies 100 & JS 101 Class for Contemporary Japanese Popular Arts & Culture

  • Focusing on Japanese Street Fashion and Subcultures

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Fashion Designer for Boardwalk Business Ventures (Philippines)

September 2013 - August 2014

  • Fashion Designer for the special “Designer Show-off” Line for Boardwalk launched on August 2014

  • Awarded as “The Boardwalk’s People’s Choice Fashion Designer” 

  • Featured/Published in MEGA Magazine (August 2014) Fashion Editorial

  • Featured on “Boardwalk Fashion for All” – An ABS-CBN Sunday’s Best TV Special (aired August 17, 2014)

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TV Fashion Stylist for ABS-CBN Global | The Filipino Channel MYX Global: “Music Bang” (USA - Philippines)

August 2011 - August 2012

  • Provided fashion wardrobe and creatively directed the looks for VJ Amber Davis to achieve the ultimate K-Pop J-Pop look of the show

  • Worked as the fashion stylist and head wardrobe for the international music television show (“Music Bang”) for an international cable channel (The Filipino Channel - TFC) for MYX TV US.

  • In charge of promoting and styling the host to promote Asian fashion to US viewers in adherence to the Asian Music vibe of the show

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Merchandiser Designer and Product Development Officer  for Accessories for Kamiseta (Philippines)

June 2008 - March 2009

  • Worked at the Main Office of a Filipino-owned Retail Clothing Company for Women’s Wear G.C.A.G. Trading Shoppes Manila

  • Design and Developed the Accessories Line of Kamiseta for 2009 Collection (Swimwear, underwear, bags, luggage and perfumes etc)

Contributor Writer and Fashion Stylist for MEGA Publishing Group’s Girlfriend Magazine (Philippines)

April - November 2008

  • Contributed some articles from July 2008 Issue to December 2008 Issue

  • Delegated photo shoot schedules, booked models and prepared styling sets for the articles

 

Project Runway Philippines

Season 2 | 2009

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Costume Designer

for Television & Film

2007 - 2012

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Mars Ravelo's Lastikman

2007 | ABS-CBN Television | Philippines
Head Stylist and Costume Designer for the Fantasy TV Series aired in ABS-CBN in 2007

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Imortal

2010 | ABS-CBN Television | Philippines
Costume Designer for the Fantasy TV Series aired in ABS-CBN in 2010

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Precious Hearts Romances Presents Pintada

2012 | ABS-CBN Television | Philippines
Costume Designer for the Drama TV Series aired in ABS-CBN in 2012

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Corazon: Ang Unang Aswang

2010 | Star Cinema | Philippines
Costume Designer for the Period Horror Film shown in 2012

 

Tracy Dizon on IMDb

 

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