One of the top Filipino fashion designers, Rajo Laurel's love for fashion is rooted in his early years, but it was in his young adulthood when his talent became truly apparent. His innate eye for fashion was enhanced through his training from New York Fashion Institute of Technology and Central Saint Martin's in London. Twenty two years into his career, he has received several awards locally and internationally for fashion design and entrepreneurship. A celebrity in his own right, Rajo Laurel serves as a permanent judge on four seasons of Project Runway Philippines. His accomplishments have propelled him to the next step: a foray into the international market.
Rajo is passionate about his work, progressive, and very much a keen businessman. He heads Rajo Laurel Enterprise, a young design-driven company fueled with the ideology of elegance, romance, and luxury. The look is always modern and feminine, juxtaposing hard and soft elements. Though Filipino in origin and heavily influenced by his Asian roots, Rajo aims to maintain a Global Perspective in fashion.
It is the workmanship and artisan quality that makes Rajo Laurel's pieces distinct. Beautiful, sensible and also competitively priced. Standout details such as embroidery, beadwork and hand painted prints are incorporated to elevate the clothes into exceptional limited edition pieces. The sensibilities of Rajo Laurel's works are always new, organic, sensual, and meant to be admired as pieces of art.