Who comes to mind when conversing about the most sought-after Filipino fashion designers? For many, Rajo Laurel definitely makes it to the top of the list.
Tonight, get ready to feast your eyes on the Spring/Summer ’18 collection of the visionary at the MEGA Fashion Week. Playfully titled #WhenIWas5, the collection boasts a total of 41 looks.
Not a lot of readers are aware that MEGA and Laurel’s relationship goes way back. In 1993, many took notice of his illustrations, which became a mainstay in MEGA’s glossy pages during that time. The original sketches showcased his aesthetic, and later on, this launched his career in the fashion industry. Aside from this, he also took part in the MEGA Young Designers Competition (YDC), and he then made it to the finals with his skill and determination.
1993 was the year @rajolaurel and MEGA built a lasting relationship. His illustrations became a mainstay in MEGA’s pages at that time. These timeless sketches reflect not only how he started his career in fashion but also a showcase of Rajo’s clarity in terms of design and aesthetic. #MEGAFashionWeekSS18XRajoLaurel #MEGAFashionWeekSS18 #CelebrateMEGA25 Head on to @megastyleph for more updates.
It was inevitable that the designer would only create ready-to-wear pieces for the Filipina woman. He then built House of Laurel, which continues to push boundaries to this day. Since the beginning of his career, Laurel’s couture creations have reminded individuals of the limitless possibilities out there.
Soon, @rajolaurel built @houseoflaurel to create ready-to-wear pieces that eventually made its way to the wardrobe of the Philippine’s most stylish women. Here, @bitagcol is wearing one of his collections on MEGA’s September 2016 issue #MEGAFashionWeekSS18XRajoLaurel #MEGAFashionWeekSS18 #CelebrateMEGA25 Head on to @megastyleph for more updates.
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