Author Archives: Rajo Laurel

BTS from The Theory of Congruence Lookbook shoot

I’m always excited to try something new whether it is a new piece of art, a new dish, or a new country. There’s always the thrill of discovery. For this collection, we ventured away from our usual aesthetics of opulent, … Continue reading

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The Normal Heart

Did you know that the Philippines has the 3rd highest number of HIV patients in Asia? Did you know that in 2015 alone there were 6000 patients that have contracted the AIDS virus? This staggering statistic is really quite appalling … Continue reading

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Natalya Lagdameo’s Accessories – Available at HOUSE OF LAUREL

Every now and then I get fixated with an artist and I cannot stop thinking about them.  This happened to me when I met and saw the beautiful work of jewelry designer Natalya Lagdameo. I first chanced upon her work … Continue reading

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Cruise/Transition collection 2015-”The Theory of Congruence”

 My favourite collection in the season has to be our Transition or Cruise collection.  The reason why I like it is because it is our most experimental season in terms of design and technique.  This is the period between Summer … Continue reading

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Bodega 1900- Barcelona!

Our last day in Barcelona began with an attempt to exercise and alleviate all the eating that we have been doing in this beautiful city. We attempted to stay fit and give room for all the indulgences that we did … Continue reading

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Asador de Aranda- Barcelona!

Barcelona has always been a place where you can find the most delectable eating haunts. One such place that we love and come back to is Asador de Aranda http://www.asadordearanda.com This restaurant is famous for it’s grilled baby lamb and their cuchinillo … Continue reading

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Barcelona with Keren!

One of the people that I associate with Barcelona is Keren Pascual. He is one of my favourite travel companions and I have had the pleasure of seeing the world with this man. As luck would have it, he was … Continue reading

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THE MACBA

Art has always been my refuge. I always end up seeking this as I feel that it touches my soul. One of my favourite museums in Barcelona is the MACBA http://www.macba.cat/en/ Built in 1987 by Richard Meier this space is home to … Continue reading

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Barcelona Day 2! #BarcelonaDelRey

I began day two with a bit of a run and some exercises. I knew that I would be indulging in this trip and a bit of cardiovascular work out could help a bit. LOL! I love the fact that … Continue reading

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LOS CARACOLES, BARCELONA!

One of the joys of travelling is really experiencing the cuisine of each place that you visit. Spain is one of the countries on top of my list where you really can find good eats. One of my favoured “classic” … Continue reading

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