Pinoy designer Robin Tomas’ award-winning shirt launched at Bloomingdale’s New York

Check out the piece that won Supima’s 2010 Best Reinvention of the Men’s T-shirt award.

From left to right: Robin Tomas, a model wearing Tomas’ award-winning shirt and Supima Vice President of Marketing and Promotions Buxton Midyette. Photo from the Supima blog, click to see more.


The award-winning shirt by Filipino designer Robin Tomas was launched at Bloomingdale’s New York on March 19 (US time), according to the Supima blog.

The piece, a "V-neck tee in layered tonal Supima cotton knit," won the Best Reinvention of the Men’s T-shirt award at the Supima Design Competition in New York last year. He was one of the six finalists in the competition.

According to the Supima blog, Tomas previously worked as a menswear designer at the Gap, Tommy Hilfiger and J. Crew.  He graduated from Parsons School of Design, and interned at Valentino and Anna Sui. In the Philippines, he launched the couture label Tomas and showed his women’s wear collection during Fashion Week in 2009.

Tomas is the son of actress Tessie Tomas.

For more on this story, log on to the Supima blog. Read about Robin Tomas’ Supima win last year and check out’s exclusive interview with Robin Tomas in May 2009.

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