Author Archives: Rajo Laurel

The MANILA MAFIA visit! DAY 1

I recently played tour guide and host to a group of friends ,half of whom have never been to the Philippines. I for one believe that we Filipinos are the best ambassadors for our country. If we present our country … Continue reading

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SONA 2015

Designing gowns for the State of the Nation address has been a tradition for me and its one of those projects that  I really look forward to. It is a very special occasion for my clients and I make sure … Continue reading

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Cheryl Hironaka @19!

I have been so blessed by having several circle of friends that enrich my life. With each passing phase of our lives you end up collecting all of these beautiful people and ultimately creating long lasting relationships. Some of these … Continue reading

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MUSINGS WITH THE MUSES by Jesus Lloren

Art has always had a great and deep relationship with fashion. There is this line that intersects and creates some of the most inspired conversations. This was perhaps the main line of thought and purpose when my dear friend Jesus … Continue reading

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THEORY OF CONGRUENCE LAUNCH

I have been blogging about this collection for the past weeks and I’m excited that we finally launched it last Saturday, July 18. The easy elegance of our pieces was mirrored by the relaxed ambiance of our store interior. The … Continue reading

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Last few hours in ROME. #Ristorante34

What to do when you have exactly 2 hours to kill in Rome? Well if you’re like me and Nix, you eat! We had time to kill in Rome before we took our flight home from Europe and we decided … Continue reading

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#LIVEAIDSXXX

Perhaps if there was one thing I would like to do all over again if I had the  opportunity to do so is go to the University of the Philippines for college. I recently paid the campus a visit and … Continue reading

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CAROLINE ISSA + HARLAN & HOLDEN

One of my favourite Philippine grown brands, Harlan and Holden recently invited me to a round table discussion with Caroline Issa. If you haven’t heard of her then I suggest that you look her up ASAP. Caroline is one true … Continue reading

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The “Soul” of the house!

During our cruise ship experience we met so many Filipinos working on board. We all were so appreciative of their work and service and we genuinely enjoyed their hospitality and friendship. In one of our dinners I was so impressed … Continue reading

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Marry me at Marriott Part 2

Just can’t get enough of the gorgeous event. It was truly magical! Please do enjoy more photos of the runway from photographer Bruce Casanova!

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