Category Archives: Design

One of the first things she mentioned to me, back when her name was still Lauren, was that she is by no means a traditional bride. The design journey was long, from an ivory lace dress to a burnt orange jumpsuit to many ideas in between. Then finally, black. A versatile, black ensemble that she […]

It’s always an honor to dress a beautiful and classy Filipina, specially one with a big genuine heart. We took inspiration from the ocean, the stars and the Philippine islands, and made a royal blue gown fit for a Reyna!

A designer’s first fashion show is truly a different kind of experience. You are taken on a roller coaster ride of emotions – from anxiety to panic, to excitement and relief. Time is usually not on your side. Somehow, however much you plan ahead, you are still left scrambling seconds before the show. Unexpected things […]

 “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” – Rabindranath Tagore.  Every designer has a first memorable creation, a first real client. There were many projects before the Butterfly Dress, but through the years, this is the one that stands out in memory among my many first projects. My dear friend, Dianne, commissioned a […]