Christian "THIAN" Rodriguez
Fashion Designer
Christian "THIAN" Rodriguez
Fashion Designer
Based in
Quezon City, Philippines
5 - 10 years experience
29 years old

With a background in fashion design, multimedia arts, and theatre arts, Thian’s concepts are rooted in his love of art, besides his relentless desire for identity and change. His concepts are inspired by brave and confident women who are unafraid to express themselves.

In 2015, THIAN RODRIGUEZ start


ed to make his niche in the Philippine Fashion industry when he won as the first grand winner of the Red Box Design Talents for the Apparel category, a competition, and design incubation program initiated by the Philippines Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM). He was mentored by LuluTan-Gan, Marian Pastor-Roces, and Budji Layug. In the said competition he was able to master his edgy and modern aesthetic in leather and metals. Afterward, he represented the Philippines at the International Fashion Showcase (IFS), a festival of emerging designers organized by the British Council and the British
Fashion Council during London Fashion Week, held at the Somerset House, London, United Kingdom in February 2016.
In 2018, THIAN RODRIGUEZ was recognized as one of “100 Hottest Filipino Designers” around the globe in the Illustrado Magazine Dubai 12th year anniversary issue. In addition, he also won the 11th International Footwear Design Competition
2019 in Guangzhou, China for his “Magdalena” entry. He topped the “Female Trendy” category and bagged the Silver award for the Xinhaopan Group Scholarship Award for the overall category.

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Fashion Director/Designer and Owner
Thian Rodriguez Manila 2012 - Present
Quezon City, Philippines
Designer Fair 2020
Footwear Design and Development Institute Feb. 2020 - Feb. 2020
Chennai, India
2nd Prize
International Footwear Design Competition
Guangzhuo, China

Winner of the Xinhaopan Group Scholarship Awards
at the International Footwear Design Competition for the overall category.

International Footwear Design Competition
Guangzhuo, China

The grand winner of the International Footwear Design Competition for the Female Trendy category.

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3rd Prize
Filipino Footwear Design Competition
Metro Manila, Philippines
Fashion Director and Operation Manager
La Mariee Couture PH Aug. 2017 - Dec. 2018
Quezon City, Philippines
Alumni Outstanding Achievement Awards
Quezon City, Philippines

Alumni Outstanding Achievement Awards in fashion by Cosmopoint International Institute of Technology.

Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions Oct. 2016 - Oct. 2016
Metro Manila, Philippines
Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions Apr. 2016 - Apr. 2016
Metro Manila, Philippines
International Fashion Showcase
British Fashion Council Feb. 2016 - 2016
London, United Kingdom
Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions Oct. 2015 - Oct. 2015
Metro Manila, Philippines
Red Box Design Talents
Metro Manila, Philippines

1st Grand winner Red Box Design Talents for Apparel category.

Fashion Design Associate
Francis Libiran 2015 - 2015
Quezon City, Philippines
Fashion Design
Fashion Institute of the Philippines 2012 - 2012
Quezon City, Philippines
Multimedia Arts Application
Cosmopoint International Institute of Technology 2010 - 2012
Quezon City, Philippines
Industry sectors



Fashion Designer

Product Development

Accessories Designer

Leathergoods Designer

Haute Couture Design

Software skills

Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel...)

Adobe Lightroom




Types of contracts
Freelance / Missions
Full Time
Part time
In house / Interim management
Personal details

Potentially open to relocate

Professional references

Anna Maria Del Rosario Alzona

Gina Nebrida Ty

3AM : Witching Hour

THIAN Rodriguez Manila is bringing his ‘3AM’ collection to the Big Apple.

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It Only Took A Week For This Filipino Designer To Create Lizzo's Dominatrix Outfit

If anything, she is THAT b*tch. So, it’s no surprise that Lizzo was dressed by one of the edgiest Filipino designers in the country, Thian Rodriguez.

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Exclusive: This Filipino Designer Just Dressed Grammy-Award Winner, Lizzo!

Filipino designer, Thian Rodriguez, created his signature vinyl ensemble custom made for Truth Hurts singer, Lizzo. Read our exclusive interview with the designer.

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