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
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
Oscars 2017 Red Carpet review - Part 2

February

27

2017

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

February

27

2017




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
ALASKA IN MANILA!

February

2

2017

Manila certainly feels like the centre of the UNIVERSE now a days! I mean in just one day we had the 65th Miss Universe competition and then in the same day we have one of the most talented DRAG artists known to mankind her name is ALASKA! Continue Reading
#RIDEmeMOND

February

1

2017

Health and wellness is a big and important agenda in my life at the moment. My quest to make me a better and healthier person is my top priority and I am so happy that many others are on the same mindset! My friend and favourite Gutierrez Raymond is on the same path. We both have struggled with our weight and he is inspiring me and many... Continue Reading
The MISS UNIVERSE viewing party!

January

31

2017

I took half the day off to watch the 65th Miss Universe beauty pageant! It was really special this year as it is held in Manila. I didn’t go to the main event as I found the tickets prices quite steep. I was going to do a viewing in bed in my pyjamas when my friend Cristalle Belo invited us to her #BELOUNIVERSE viewing party! I was so... Continue Reading
#BricomingSALAZAR

January

30

2017

I love weddings! It’s one of my favourite things to do in my line of work. I love the process, the excitement and the overall joy! What I love about it the most is the memories that you create with everyone involved in the wedding preparations. A real and tangible memory that you will share with a person. A lasting impression that will... Continue Reading