This 19-Year-Old From The Philippines Is Going To Revolutionize Menswear

by MR Magazine Staff

Talking to San Francisco-based menswear designer Ericka Del Rosario, it’s clear from the enthusiastic tone of her voice that the young designer is just 19 years old. But when the Philippines-born immigrant begins to speak on the significance of her cultural background, the importance of maintaining her roots, and the teenage pressures of social assimilation, her tone becomes serious and revenant. Del Rosario’s gone from the crime-filled Project 6 to the Alexander Wang New York offices and ultimately the hilly Bay Area, where she runs her own outerwear label, Kakáslok. Read more at The Fader.