RAJO LAUREL
My "Transcendence" collection for ASUS!

March

17

2017

I am always grateful to be able to do what I do! Work is my salvation and I am really happiest when I am in my studio. So when I was tasked to created a collection for the ASUS Zenbook 3 launch I gamely and enthusiastically said YES!
This would have been my 3rd fashion show for the month and a completely different one at that. I was given... Continue Reading
The 50th Anniversary celebration of ORO CHINA CEBU!

March

15

2017

I was in Cebu recently for the 50th anniversary of ORO CHINA! Oro China is a well loved jewerly brand that has become a beacon of business and industry for the last 50 years! Any business that has lasted 50 years is worthy of a grand celebration. Continue Reading
The Pig & Palm Cebu!

March

14

2017

I flew in recently to the beautiful City of Cebu to celebrate the 50th anniversary celebration of the Jewellery company called ORO CHINA. I was so thrilled to see on the agenda that there was going to be a dinner at Jason & Ira Atherton’s The Pig & Palm Restaurant. http://thepigandpalm.ph
I am a fan of Jason’s work and I was... Continue Reading
Jul B. Dizon's #SIMBOLO Collection

March

13

2017

Jul B. Dizon has been a leading force in the Philippine Jewellery industry. Ever since they began in the early 70’s they have been paving the way for what is considered to be the best jewellery design in the country. I have been fortunate enough to have known Ms. Dizon and for many years have been a client for my family’s needs. Fast... Continue Reading
MODELS FITTING! #SS17 COLLECTION #38

March

10

2017

When doing a fashion show. Model casting is very important and key to the show’s success. I asked the help of my friend Mond Guttierez to get a group of models that would really convey the mood of the collection. The spirit of my Spring/Summer collection was that of being on a perpetual holiday. So I wanted to find models who had this... Continue Reading
BTS of our #SS17-#38 Look Book!

March

9

2017

Each season we create a look book for our collection. We have been doing this for several seasons now and although it’s difficult and challenging it is very fun to do. We start the planing as soon as the collection is all laid out and most of the samples are done.
We then begin casting the models which for me is so essential because it... Continue Reading
The Test Kitchen Manila!

March

7

2017

The food scene in Manila is definitely on an upswing. So many wonderful young creative chefs are opening up charming and delicious restaurants all over the metropolis. I recently had the opportunity to to try The Test Kitchen https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Test-Kitchen/81... By young and not to mention cute chef Josh Boutwood. Continue Reading
#TAIWANnaGoHigher!!!

March

6

2017

We ended our last day in Taiwan with a great itinerary. We started out visiting the massive Chiang Kai Shek memorial hall (https://www.tripadvisor.com.ph/Attraction_Review-g293913-d456231-Reviews-Chiang_Kai_Shek_Memorial_Hall-Taipei.html) Which was really impressive. Although the weather was still grey and raining and it was still really... Continue Reading
Good eating in Taiwan!

March

3

2017

I was in Taipei just for 3 days and in those 3 days not once did I ever eat badly. What I love about their food profile there was the lightness. The flavour was very subtle. Not too salty, not too spicy but done so light and subtle. I also noticed a very clean taste that felt very fresh and really wonderful. Of the dinners that I had there... Continue Reading
The National Palace Museum of Taiwan!

March

2

2017

Taiwan boasts of several beautiful museums and on the weekend that I was there I had only time to see one. I decided to go to the National Palace Museum as it was Nix’s first time to go to Taiwan and I thought that this would be the best way for us to see most of the beautiful treasures that Taiwan has. Continue Reading