Heart Evangelista – The Filipino Fashion Icon

Photo: Heart Evangelista Instagram

Born on February 14th, 1985, Love Marie Payawal Ongapauco, professionally known as Heart Evangelista is a Filipino artist, wife, author, advocate, and socialite. Heart is well known worldwide for her intriguing outfits and is known as an international jetsetter, constantly traveling all over the world from one Fashion Week to the next. Admired for her kindness and generosity, her sense of fashion is unique and one of her passions is promoting Filipino designers. To date, she has collaborated with international brands such as H&M, Sequoia Paris, and Kamiseta. 

Heart’s Outfits Regularly Make Headlines
Look 1

During the Fendi couture event in Paris Fashion Week, Heart Evangelista turned up in Mark Burngarner’s glamorous black and white dress. This red carpet sighting was a surprise for Mark Burngarner, who called it a dream come true, sharing the sketch design and the dress BTS on his Instagram page. Heart complimented the look with YSL cat-eye frame sunglasses with nylon lenses and a killer smirk. The look was the epitome of upscale city glam, and the sunglasses Heart wore sold out on the YSL website shortly after she was spotted wearing them at the event. Buyers began tagging her after their purchase and this became one of her early career-defining moments.

Look 2

Up next, Heart went with Filipino designer Maison Glarico when she rocked this during Isabelle Marant’s Fashion Week 2022. The outfit was a draped blue dress with a leather coat and YSL mesh boots. She completed this urban chic look with a Louis Vuitton purse.

During the Hermes show, Heart wore a pair of jeans, a Neric Beltran silver top decorated with glimmering sequins and feathers, and a white Hermes bag. The outfit was another that resonated with her fans across her social media networks.

During the Dior Fall and Winter Show, Heart crowned the event with a white button-down top, fringe skirt, and a yellow tartan coat. Her black boots and gray Dior bag were a highlight and stole the show. The look was finished with statement earrings and ribbons in her hair.