RAJO LAUREL
The look book shoot for "When I was Five"

November

21

2017

A full moon ago we prepared the look book shoot for our new collection entitled “When I was FIVE”. Each time we have create a look book it is always exciting as all of the ideas in our heads come to life. I feel that is very important to create a look book shoot because it cements the image and makes it easier for everyone to understand... Continue Reading
Paris Fashion week highlights!

November

10

2017

Fashion week often is a flurry of activities and more often than not it all ends up a big fashion blur. Specially in Paris where the frenetic energy of every single individual is heightened by a thousand fold. So while I discovered on my phone several highlights that I would like to remember hence I am putting this in my blog. Which is many... Continue Reading
The Last day of Paris Fashion week!

November

8

2017

The last day of Paris Fashion week is always the most hectic. Everyone rushing to see the shows and finalising appointments and schedules. Everyone practically running around like headless chickens. LOL! Thankfully my sister and I started our day early and since Paris is a city where it is best enjoyed on foot we both got the chance to... Continue Reading
Pinoys in Paris Fashion week!

November

7

2017

Paris Fashion week Spring Summer 2018 was really memorable. We arrived just at the start of the Fall season and you could already see the colors of the fall starting to change. Autumn is my favourite season as I like the weather and I adore the colours. This season was really special as I felt that there were so many of us designers and... Continue Reading
Day two of House of Laurel in Paris Fashion week S/S 2018!

October

23

2017

Day two of Paris fashion week was officially for us the start of the showroom schedules. The great thing about Paris is that you can literally walk everywhere and really enjoy yourself while doing so. The water was just to my liking. Sweater weather and blue skies all around. Continue Reading
Paris Fashion week Day 1

October

20

2017

As a fashion designer the mecca and the holy grail of the fashion world is Paris Fashion week. We have been fortunate enough to have participated in Paris Fashion week for several seasons but I was not able to be physically present. However this season the stars have aligned and my sister and I found ourselves on a plain heading for... Continue Reading
Mood Board "When I Was Five"!

October

18

2017

Our new collection is almost ready to be shown to everyone and I would like to share with all of you where it all began. But first this collection is very special as it is the first collection that we specifically prepared for Paris Fashion week. We showed the collection with much promise and positivity and we were very happy with the results. Continue Reading
RAJO LAUREL FOR ELECTROLUX FASHIONCARE AMBASSADOR

October

9

2017

Earlier this year I was approached by Electrolux to become the FashionCare Ambassador to their new line of washing machines and washer dryer models and was asked to be part of their 15th Anniversary Gala and Fashion Care Campaign in which they launched their new UltimateCare machines. I couldn’t have been more excited since these models take... Continue Reading
A trip to the UBUD Market and LOCAVORE!

October

5

2017

A trip to any local market is a must for me when I travel and although I have been to the UBUD market already it’s always a special experience when you visit UBUD. We all went pretty early in the morning and I took a few minutes observing the local on their morning devotions. The Balinese are a quite superstitious and I love seeing them in... Continue Reading
#Finalleeshesaidgo Part 1

September

20

2017

One of my best friends and personal muses just got married. Her name is Divine Lee. Divine is also the best friend of my partner Nix in fact Nix had the honour of being one of her “Best Men” at her wedding. Divine and I have been friends for over a decade and I have had the privilege of creating dresses and gowns for her for many years. ... Continue Reading