Andre Soriano channels the high fashion and high art; with influences from cosmopolitan cities worldwide such as New York, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Milan and Tokyo. Andre Soriano’s interest in the fashion apparel and design field began back in his origin Metro Manila, Philippines. His mother “Josephine” designed clothing and draperies for her family and taught André basics of clothing construction as well as arts and theater exposure.
In 1986, the Soriano family migrated to the United States in Milpitas, California. While in high school, Andre became vice president of the fashion club and educated his fellow schoolmates with fashion news, clothing construction and trend forecast in the Fashion Industry. Andre pursued his interest in fashion apparel and design, moved to San Francisco and attended FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising) and graduated in 1991.
Andre Soriano opened up his first store in San Francisco and designed all type of garments from active wear to classic evening wear, and specializes in elegant wedding and couture gowns. Andre Soriano only selects the best luxurious fabrics on the market such as satin, velvet, chiffon, cashmere, knits and the crochet with bread-work materials that come from Asia and Europe. As a Fashion Designer, Andre Soriano highly believes in giving back to the community where he joined and conducted non-profit organizations to benefit fundraiser for HIV/AIDS orphans living in Africa, City College of San Francisco College Fund and other charities.
Andre Soriano’s Vision and fashion interpretation is inspired by old Hollywood glamour for today’s women and men in mind.