Inspired by the drawings of Ruffa Gutierrez’ daughters, Lorin and Venice, fashion designer Rajo Laurel created the Love Collection for girls under the House of Laurel.
LOVE = LOrin + VEnice
The capsule ‘kiddie chic’ collection consists of 10 dainty party dresses named after Lorin and Venice’s best friends in school:
Martha, a two-tone taffeta bias dress
Mariella, a patchwork dress with panels
Ysabella, a sleeveless two-tone dropwaist dress
Yasmeen, a sleeveless blouson top with vest and A-line mini skirt
Trixie, a two-panel fully pleated A-line Dress
Iya, a two-tone sleeveless dropwaist party dress with crystal pleated skirt
Annika, a mini dress with pockets and bow
Rocio, a two-tone party dress with pleated hem
Louise, a sleeveless A-line dress, and
Ylisse, a party dress with a multi-layered organza skirt
The dresses are made of silk taffeta, silk organza, silk stretch crepe, and tulle— in festive jewel tones of turquoise, purple, fuchsia, aqua, and a vibrant orange.
The collection also boasts of kid-friendly details such as flower cutouts, beadwork, pleats, and patchwork.
The Love Collection will be launched November 10 at The House of Laurel.