Metro Wear icon: Rajo LaurelThe proceeds from a gala fashion show marking a milestone of one of the country’s most talented designers will benefit the projects of Lopez Group Foundation Inc. (LGFI).
Metrowear Icon: Rajo Laurel 20 will mark the 20th anniversary of fashion designer and entrepreneur Raymund Joseph “Rajo” Laurel. It will be held at the ballroom of the Fairmont & Raffles Hotel, Makati on May 19, which is also the designer’s 42nd birthday.
Laurel, a great-grandson of Pres. Jose Laurel, heads several enterprises, including Rajo Laurel Enterprises, Laurel et Ross and House of Laurel. He exemplifies the innovative spirit of the Filipino, extending his vision of elegance across an expansive fashion industry, from bridal and evening gowns to ready-to-wear clothing, shoes and accessories for his wide-ranging collections, collaborations and social livelihood advocacies.
The proceeds from Metrowear will go to the social livelihood advocacies of LGFI, in particular two communities: Halad sa Guimaras, victims of the 2006 oil spill, and BayaniJuan, relocated settlers of typhoon Ondoy and the Pasig River cleanup project.
Tickets are at P5,000 each. For info, contact Caloy Campos at (0927) 716-3721, 632-7916 or 631-6465.