Can I just share how honored and happy I am that Rafe Totengco (yes, the New York designer Rafe) named a bag after me!!! Eeek!!!! I’m still in cloud 9. I used it as soon as I got it and haven’t changed my bag ever since- it’s been more than a week! This is just one of the many many more ootds I’ll post on my blog using this Rafe “Laureen” bag. All my friends who already saw it said it’s so me, and it truly is. The other side of this bag has smaller dots, so it really added character to the bag. I can’t even explain what I’m feeling right now. For a famous and talented designer to name a bag after me.. I’m at a loss for words. The first time I ever wore a Rafe clutch was when I was in 1st year college- it was a gift from my brother Vince to my sister Liz and I was so persistent to borrow it because I fell in love with it. I was actually able to force her to give it to me after a year hehe. When I met Rafe last year because he flew to Manila for his new collection, I was star strucked. He was so friendly! Now, I’m so honored to be part of his collection as he names a bag after me. Wow, I still can’t believe it! Thank you so much Rafe, this bag will definitely be overused.
For those interested in buying the Rafe “Laureen” bag, you can purchase it at Rustan’s and Lane Crawford Hong Kong.
The first time I ever used the Rafe “Laureen” bag was at the Havaianas event last week. They launched the ever so comfy Havaianas Origine Espadrilles and I’m very happy to be part of it too! They got several influencers, including me, to be part of their holiday campaign. I really love the espadrilles because it’s like you’re wearing slippers (they use the same sole material) but you’re actually wearing espadrilles! Perfect this Christmas season. I wore my own pair during the event.
The Havaianas Origine Espadrilles are sold All Flip-Flops stores in Megamall, Trinoma, BHS, Alabang Town Center and Mall of Asia and will only be available from December 1-January 31 only. Only until supplies last grab your own pair now! It’s seriously super comfortable!!! BMS.