Monthly Archives: July 2012

Design Team Work Trip P.2!

Team building is very important to any company and if your in my team I build this through food!  LOL!  Seriously we ate very well in this last trip of ours and I just want to give you all some … Continue reading

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Design Team Work Trip!

I am a firm believer that a design team only works when everyone works as one and one understand each other implicitly!  Travel is one way to get to know an individual better l and more often than not when … Continue reading

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Yay! WE GOT FEATURED IN WWD!

I am so grateful to my friend Bambina Olivares-Wise“er” (Private joke insert.  My apologies!) as she is a contributing writer for WWD, otherwise known as as the bible of the fashion industry! She featured my sketch for the uniforms of … Continue reading

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THE GENIUS OF NICDAO!

I am celebrating 20 years of being a designer late this year and because of this I have become quite sentimental and decided to look back in order to see where I truly am in my journey.  I am fortunate … Continue reading

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DIPLOMESSY Shanghai P.2!

I realized that Bob’s “Diplo-mess” party was too fun and not to share more photos of the party.  Friends from all over flew in for the Party.  Some from far away Ottawa!  LOL!  I am going to miss Shanghai with … Continue reading

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DIPLOMESSY! Bob Says Goodbye to Shanghai!

It seems like China is winning the race of my most visited country.  This year alone I must have been back 6 times!  I guess it’s really the sign of the times!  So I flew out to Shanghai for several … Continue reading

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OJ/bench + RAJO! Store Visit TRINOMA!

I have always believed that FASHION should be tangible!  It is an experience that involves so many of the tactile senses and if you use it properly it can be a very powerful thing!  This tangibility is what makes my … Continue reading

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What happens when RAJITO meets Mr. Spock?

Our children’s line is quite a big hit with a lot of our clients and it is one of the most fun to design as the team can truly harness their inner child!  I always like that process of just … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of SPOCK & SAVILE Lookbook Shoot!

Every collection that we do at House of Laurel is captured via a look book shoot!  It is an important part of the process as this is a tangible way to showcase our ideas and visually translating all these images … Continue reading

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TEAM HOL for the Preview Ball!

One of the parties that me and my team look forward to each year in the PREVIEW BALL!  The theme this year was spot on to our summer collection!  ”ATHELETHENIQUE” has been one of the BEST selling collection we ever … Continue reading

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