Author Archives: Rajo Laurel

The Roberto Chabet – Tribute Exhibition!

As a lover and supporter of the art I have had the honour and the pleasure of being introduced to many artists and have witnessed the impact and influence these artists have in our society.  One such artist that has … Continue reading

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BTS Holiday 2014 De Chine – Look book shoot

With each collection we do comes a very special photo shoot.  This is where the vision becomes more tangible and where all the ideas comes into fruition.  The saying that it takes a village to create fashion is so true … Continue reading

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IPPUDO is now in MANILA!

I am a RAMEN Fanatic!  I love it!  I consider RAMEN one of my comfort foods.  It takes me back to childhood where my Grandfather Lolo Pepe who was the Ambassador to Japan for many years introduced me to RAMEN. … Continue reading

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“DE CHINE”- renovation!

Here we go again!  With each season we transform our space to suit the mood of the collection that we are presenting.  In a few days we will be launching our Holiday 2014 collection entitled “DE CHINE”!  I wanted something … Continue reading

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My 8th Star Magic Ball- experience

I have had the pleasure of dressing up some of the biggest names in the Philippine entertainment industry via the Star Magic Ball!  The brain child of one of my dearest friends Keren Pascual.  From day one I was fortunate … Continue reading

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Mecha Uma!

When I hear that Bruce Ricketts was going to open a restaurant  closer to Makati  I could not wipe the smile off my face.  Bruce is in my book one of the most talented Filipino chefs that I have ever … Continue reading

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POT LUCK- CHIC!

I have been to several pot-luck dinners in my time but  leave it to my friends to turn the most mundane little dinner into something incredibly gorgeous. My friends Noel and Rita will be leaving Manila for NYC and Paris … Continue reading

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RAMBLA – DEGUSTACION

The dining landscape in the country is really having a renaissance. It has been so exciting that I reckon we don’t have to travel abroad to eat sublime meals that are truly inspired. I recently had one of the most … Continue reading

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Shervy & Leo’s wedding

I always say that I have the best job in the entire world!  I am part of people’s very special memories and for this I will always be eternally grateful. I have had the fortune of designing for my friends … Continue reading

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A peek into BENCH’s “The Naked Truth “

In less than 17 days one of the most anticipated fashion events in the land will occur.  This is Bench’s bi-annual denim and underwear show that literally shocks Manila to the core.  I was privileged enough to have been invited … Continue reading

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