Xam Malaca is a famous wardrobe stylist of celebrities and event planner of numerous events in the country. His success story is no different from many stylists however his journey was full of “helpful individuals” who helped him find his niche in the industry.
Xam’s interest was piqued when his cousin Aileen who worked in an advertising company asked him to tag along in various events. Then one of Aileen’s friends, Cheryl Angsuco established her own events company and took Xam in part-time basis then eventually hired him full-time.
He was trained on events productions, corporate events coordination and venue styling by Elaine Mustard of Events 95 Production Management. He learned how to handle Chinese weddings and its traditions through Zyndee Co of Zyndee Co-Special Events Consultant.
Then, he found his way to celebrity styling gigs, thanks to his very good friend Joel Ontong of Manila Bulletin. In 2010, Joel asked him join his team during the tapings of ABS-CBN shows including Gimik. He was able to styleKapamilya stars like Daniel Padilla, Julia Montes, JessyMendiola and whole lot more.
During that time, he was undergoing training under Alyanna, the daughter of Albert and Liezl Martinez. Then, they were invited by Bang Pineda to be part of his Fashion Stylist Associate during Philippine Fashion Week Celebration in the SMX. Afterwards, projects from ABS-CBN came. The highlight is becoming the exclusive fashion stylist of Sarah Geronimo for her movies and television shows.
Xam was into events management for more than a decade and in fashion styling for 7 years. In 2006, he decided to put up his own company- XM Event & Co. It specializes in planning and coordination of life’s special events such as weddings, debuts, baptisms, birthday parties, anniversaries and more.
XM Event & Co. provides excellent and quality services while giving importance on client’s budget, preferences and style. They make sure that they cater on the needs and wants of their customers then create the event of their dreams.
How they do it? First, they established fine rapport and friendly impression to assure them that they are in good hands. Second, they make sure that every little detail of the event is taken care of. Third, they personally take care of the desires of clients and deliver them on time. Finally, they consider all clients as unique and celebrities who deserve the best service.
For Xam, the most unforgettable experience he had in the industry is to be part of the largest television network and prestigious local magazines in the country. Working with various personalities and celebrities is always a pleasurable task. He values every single experience because it made him who he is today.
As owner and Planning Director of XM Events & Co, Xam wants to be remembered as trustworthy and with exceptional style. He and his staff make sure to give essence to their tagline – “We Make It Happen!”
When asked what makes him and XM Event & Co. apart from others? Xam replied, “Being different means standing out in a sea where all fishes jumped out of the water, exceptional style and flexibility makes me apart from the rest.”
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