In Perspective

 

NOUBIKKO is a Brand Name in the Haute Couture industry in San Francisco, California. It was started by Noubikko Ulanday in 1984, a Philippine-born who spent most of his time in the United States and Europe. Noubikko's Signature Collection made a wave of headline news debut in the high-fashion industry in the late '80s for his original concept design ideas using real pearls and deconstructed textile & fabric materials.   

 

Noubikko uses 100% natural fiber materials for his collection which is his trademark.

 

In 1989, Noubikko was the recipient of San Francisco's prestigious Most Outstanding Entrepreneur-of-the-Year. In the same year, Nobuikko was credited as one of the Filipino Who's Who in California.
  
Noubikko is a master's level image-maker and expert in camouflage techniques which made his "NOUBI SAYS" fashion tips featured in several international newspapers and magazines. 

 

His benefit fashion shows in the early 90s like the "Look of the Year Search" sequels are regarded as among the best coordinated original concept in the industry.  It is still being queued today as a guideline by other fashion designers and model search producers.

 

Noubikko's  Fashion and Lifestyle Tips have been cataloged by Libraries and several publications in print and in the web. His fashion tip on body camouflage, textile fabric redefinition, and silhouette effects have been in manuals and have been used as instruction guidelines by several fashion institutions. 

 

Noubikko's speeches and lectures are also used as reference material by Training Centers like AskMen.com; PatchPersonal BeautyTips; ExtraSmall, Fact BitesFashion Trends 101FashionTrend; Research GateUniversity of North CarolinaLifeStyle (Indonesia), CIPCommunity, Thaiger (Thailand)Okezone  (Malaysia); Phuket Gazette (Thailand) ; Institute of ManagementMara University; Academia.edu, etc.

 

Major Online dictionaries such as his definition for words like "fad" and "knickers" are used as references by "Question and Answers" for Google Answers and Yahoo Answers. 

 

At age 45, Noubikko said in a press conference that he would be retiring in the fashion industry, and since then live in Prague, Czech Republic. However, in 2008, he reemerged in the fashion scene as the principal designer for the 12 finalists for the Miss Czech Republic.  Fashion media quoted viral news that "Noubikko was resurrected in Prague". 

 

Noubikko was not only the designer for the MIss Czech Republic for Miss Universe Pageanthis comeback landed him with several contracts to design the 24 finalists for Miss Poland Pageant for Miss Universe and Miss Austria for Miss International.  He was also the sought-after designer in Central Europe for Figure Skating competitions.

 

In 2013, Noubikko introduced  “Noubikko Pearls” which in 2012, he incorporated jewelry that matches his Haute Couture Collection.

 

In February of 2015, Noubikko announced again in a press conference that he will be retiring from the fashion industry. 

 

In 2016, Noubikko focused on another interest which is renewable power. He focused on RPConnect, a company he founded in 1995 in the USA.  The Company is the nucleus that provides dynamism for Noubikko's economic structure. The company later acquired the Noubikko Brand and all private labels under the Noubikko company, including the coffee brand Sterkhov.  RPConnect is a company built by Investors whom he calls his personal friends and clients with who he had done business. 

 

Noubikko is very active in supporting the Arts and several Civic communities. He is presently the Head of the mission of the Knights of Rizal in the Czech Republic.  He is also a Benefactor of the Benedictine Celestine, a Religious Congregation of Catholic Priests and Nuns.   

 

Today, Noubikko is focused on the construction of some iconic projects in the Philippines which involve housing and a shopping mall complexes.

 

Noubikko's designs are impeccably expressed inside and out .....Stepan Mares,  Film Director, FAMU  Academy 

 

 

For an active persona like Noubikko retirement is way off understatement ..... Tomi Marzouki, OKPRAHA
 

 

With Noubikko,  colors seem brighter and rainbows will be lacking colors. ..... Jana Stefanskova, Czech Legendary Movie Star

 

 

Noubikko himself is an art expertly created with a combination of  inspiring irresistible medium.   Incomparable!

..... Milan Prochazka, Prague Examiner

 

 

If you make a meme of Noubikko, it will blew you away.  His art is expressed on a different time and only him knows what 's next of him ..... Jiří Menzel, Oscar-winning Czech Film Director

 

 

"Beneath Noubikko's image lies the sensitive persona of a complex individual with a character much like a multifaceted gemstone... He has a mind with the speed and precision of a high speed personal computer" ......Frank Flecher, The Image Magazine 

 

 

"Noubikko bears watching as excitement veers towards what he has under wraps for the coming season" ........Lulu Lustre, Philippines Herald, Hayward, California 

 

"He is the hottest designer-couturier hereabout" ...........Julie Jurado, The Eye Magazine, San Francisco, California

 

"La nouvelle coqueluche du tout-mode Californien" (The new designer raging all over California)
.................Pascal Le Coq, Collector Magazine , Paris, France. 

 

"His designs are an absolute  timeless" ..... .. ..Patrice Danielle, City Magazine, Vancouver B.C., Canada

 

"Noubikko is best described for his unique approach, keen eye for details and special effects" .......Tina Manaloto, Philippine Chronicle, San Francisco, California 

 

"Noubikko is San Jose's wizard designer"
............ Art Padua, Asian Voice, Vallejo, California
............  Philippine Senatorial Candidate 1991

 

"Noubikko's sewing and cutting is a noveltucking here and there, pleating and draping never been expertly done before"
.................Lilia Andolong, Philippine Examiner
 

 

"His collection... I could sum it up in one word - "Fabulous" ......Lulu Lustre, Philippines Herald, Hayward, California 
 

 

"The standing ovation accorded to him by the entire audience is an affirmation of their appreciation of being a talent rarely found in their midst"......Baby Castillo, USA-Filipino Magazine, San Jose, California
 

 

"It is in recognition of this vision that I take the opportunity to express my personal appreciation for Noubikko"... Rosalinda V. Tirona, Consul General , San Francisco. California
 

 

"We at the Department of Tourism are very proud... " Peachy Villanueva, Tourism Attache, D.O.T. San Francisco, California


 

"Bravissimo! I have heard only wonderful things (from main Sponsors during Miss Czech Republic Pageant 2008 ) about your gowns, "  ... Personal text message  by  H. Hon. Carmelita R. Salas, Philippine Ambassador to the Czech Republic right after the show pageant.


 

"No one can execute Thai silk with unmatched awe as fine as Noubikko.  ( Miss Poland Pageant 2009) ..... Ali Marzouki, Director, Thailand Tourism Board
 

 

"I am very proud...  I have to be".... .Alex Melendez , President Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce 

 

 

About  NOUBIKKO

1984   Noubikko Brand was born.

1989   Noubikko was named San Francisco's Most Outstanding Entrepreneur and multi-awarded Fil-American citizen by the San Jose Chamber of Commerce.

1990   Noubikko was awarded by Hon. Emmanuel Pelaez, Philippines Ambassador to the US and former Philippines vice president for his outstanding achievements and contribution as Delegate to the Asian Pacific Heritage in Washington D.C. Later he was recognized as among the Filipino "Who's Who" in California. 
 

1991   Noubikko was named one of the "The Big Four" by the San Francisco Celebration for the Arts. 

1992   Noubikko was an Awardee for extraordinary services in the Arts. by the City of San Jose, California.

1993   Noubikko established residency in Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

1994   Noubikko invested in media publication.

 

1995   Noubikko started RPConnect a company focused on B2B integration.

1997  Noubikko presented Noubikko.com 

1998  Noubikko presented Noubikko.net for his Fashion Tips

2001  Noubikko moved to Prague, Czech Republic

2004 - 2005 - Volunteered in the reconstruction of the famous Shrine of the Infant Jesus of Prague.

2008 - Noubikko was commissioned as Principal Designer for the Miss Czech Republic for Miss Universe Pageant, 12 Finalists including the moderator's gowns. (YouTube

2008 - Noubikko was commissioned to design Czech representatives for Olympic Games and Figure Skating competitions. 

2009 - Noubikko was the principal designer for 24 finalists for Miss Poland for Miss Universe Pageant. Later, Noubikko gowns were worn by Miss Czech Republic and Miss Poland for Miss Earth, Miss Poland for Miss International, Miss Poland for Miss Universe,  were all Noubikko's.

2010 - Noubikko introduced Jewelry Design Collection for other designers including jewelry designer Petra Mohylova.
2011 - Noubikko became active with the Via Foundation

2012 - 2013 - Noubikko supports Nadace Via  Charity Program 

2014 - 2015 Noubikko accepted Private Label for Urband Legend, Tomi and Coffee  Sterkhov.

2016 - Noubikko traveled to the Philippines for RPConnect and registered RPCPrime Corporation.

2017 - RPConnect partnered with - NEXTGEN, Inc.,

2018 - RPConnect partnered with a Power Storage Battery Manufacturing in India - TECCHREN, Inc, and invested with DANTRU Corp., a Construction company in the Philippines

2021 - Noubikko signed an agreement to help build the iconic Landmark, San Guillermo Plaza Complex, a smart-shopping mall that will run on renewable energy for the Diocese of Laoag City, Philippines, and the San Guillermo Iloilo, Iloilo City, Philippines. Then signed an agreement with Prime Fenris Inc, a subsidy of Fenris, ltd. to build other landmarks.

Noubikko said the pandemic era of 2021 brought new waves of pandemic-driven businesses that have revolutionized a new perspective on how we look at Arts and what is fashionable for the next and future generation.

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