Filipino designers Michael Cinco and Furne Amato bagged wins at the EMI Gala Fashion Awards in Dubai.
Michael shared the news through a recent Instagram post, where he's seen holding his trophy.
"So honored to receive the most prestigious and highest honor of the night - the Fashion Designer of the Year award from EMI Gala Fashion Awards," he wrote in the caption.
Aside from thanking his supporters and loved ones who stood by him, Michael also took the time to his friends who have been greatly affected by the health crisis.
"I would also like to dedicate this award to my friends in the fashion industry who lost their lives in this pandemic, [those] who lost hope and living very tough and difficult lives right now," he said.
Meanwhile, Furne also shared the good news with a picture of him holding on to his award.
"International Fashion Designer of the Year and Fashion Innovator! So humbled and honored to received one of the highest awards given at the EMI Gala," he wrote in the caption.
"Thank you Dubai for making all these couture dream come true!" he added.
In the comments, Rabiya Mateo congratulated Furne, who designed her yellow gown inspired by the "radiance of the Philippine sun" in the recently concluded Miss Universe pageant.
Congratulations, Michael and Furne!
—Franchesca Viernes/MGP, GMA News