One of the most popular artists from Japan is Yayoi Kusama. I first saw her work as a student in NYC and although I wasn’t a huge fan at first. I totally respected her work and what she was doing. She is one of the most identifiable artists that Japan has produced and her story is really of cinematic proportions. Continue Reading
Jul B. Dizon's #SIMBOLO Collection
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
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!
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 National Palace Museum of Taiwan!
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
Oscars 2017 Red Carpet review - Part 2
This is part two of my OSCARS red carpet review. I can’t help but feel a bit underwhelmed by this years gowns. There were amazing hits though and I will point them out to you. But there is this feeling of Blah…..in most of the choices. It’s still exciting for me to see as there is so much to be learned every year. So take a look at... Continue Reading
Oscars 2017 Red Carpet Arrival - Part 1
The OSCARS is my Super Bowl! It’s one of the two times of the year that I call in for a half day and start my work after lunch. This year’s Academy Awards theme was about inspiration. In many ways this resonates a truth with me. Ever since I was small the Academy awards was very special. There were many unforgettable moments at this... Continue Reading
One of my highlights of the year is the ART FAIR PHILIPPINES! Now on it’s 5th year and dare I say it truly gets better each year. I have to hand it to all the organisers and supporters of the art fair because it truly is one of the most magnificent experiences that one can have in our country today. As a lover of art I always block my... Continue Reading
Mood Board Crusie 2016 - "MAGPIE+MEMPHIS"
I am once more so excited to share with you the mood board for our Cruise/Transitional collection 2016. This is that particularly collection where I become more experimental and courageous. It’s that non seasonal collection that is geared towards either a colder climate or a warmer climate. Just like any of my collections it... Continue Reading
RAJO+ AVON CAMPAIGN
Creating the visuals for any campaign is often just as important as the product itself Continue Reading