She Dares To: A Conversation with Lynn Pinugu

She Dares To: A Conversation with Lynn Pinugu

by Audrey Mae Ferriol March 15, 2018 0 Comments

"I was a former university scholar and I sincerely believe that all the opportunities I have had access to in life would not have been possible without the help of the people who helped send me to school, and invested in my potential. This experience is what compelled me to help put up Mano Amiga Philippines nine years ago."

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She Dares To: A Conversation with Chely Esguerra

She Dares To: A Conversation with Chely Esguerra

by Audrey Mae Ferriol February 28, 2018 0 Comments

"I find that my choices are underpinned by these drivers: first is to leave this world better than when I have found it and two, to have the people around me recognize or remember that life is a gift."

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Gifts That Matter: Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Gifts That Matter: Holiday Gift Guide 2017

by Audrey Mae Ferriol December 01, 2017 0 Comments

We believe that gift-giving should be done with mindfulness and intention, like all other things we do for the people who matter. It’s so much better if the presents we purchase are made with a meaningful story, are functional for everyday use, and give joy to more than just the recipient.

This is why we have Gifts That Matter, our recommendations of gifts that are locally crafted, artisan-made, and story-filled. What else could be better kinds of presents on this season of giving?

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Things That Matter is Launching on November 2017

Things That Matter is Launching on November 2017

by Audrey Mae Ferriol October 08, 2017 0 Comments

Things That Matter is a joyful marketplace that creates positive impact and inspires an intentional lifestyle. But it is more than just a one-stop shop for all beautiful and meaningful products. It is also a community of advocates who are creating a better world, one intentional decision at a time.

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On Being a Versionary: Riki Flores-Reyes

On Being a Versionary: Riki Flores-Reyes

by Audrey Mae Ferriol April 29, 2017 0 Comments

Riki Flores-Reyes is one of the women for the Versions Collection. She is a radio DJ, TV presenter, friend, daughter, sister, wife, and mother. Read all about her different hats, her passions and principles, and why she is an R2R advocate.

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Made in the Philippines: Classic, Sustainable Dresses by Linea Etnika

Made in the Philippines: Classic, Sustainable Dresses by Linea Etnika

by Audrey Mae Ferriol April 08, 2017 0 Comments

Although sustainable fashion is still young in the Philippines, there are now so many small businesses starting out with this vision of doing fashion responsibly and sustainably. One of the up and coming small businesses in the pursuit of slow fashion is Linea Etnika.

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The Story of the Versions Collection

The Story of the Versions Collection

by Audrey Mae Ferriol April 06, 2017 0 Comments

Our S/S 2017 collection, Versions, embraces the beautiful complexity of the R2R Woman and adapts to the multiple transformations she makes every day while still weaving together the values she carries. Each piece in this collection transforms into two completely different personas, adapting to the different versions of the R2R Woman.

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The 3 Joyful Couples of Rags2Riches

The 3 Joyful Couples of Rags2Riches

by Audrey Mae Ferriol February 14, 2017 0 Comments

We sat down with three joyfully married couples of R2R––Ate Nhing & Kuya Jhune, Ate Sugar & Kuya Yam, and Reese & Mark––and asked them to share their love story this Valentine's Day.

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Made in the Philippines: Premium Local Teas by Tsaa Laya

Made in the Philippines: Premium Local Teas by Tsaa Laya

by Audrey Mae Ferriol December 27, 2016 0 Comments

Tsaa Laya is a social enterprise that employs the women of Calauan to grow local herbs, fruits, and spices and make tea out of them, promoting Philippine plants as modern tea ingredients in the process.

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Made in the Philippines: Embroidered T’boli Espadrilles by Zarah Juan

Made in the Philippines: Embroidered T’boli Espadrilles by Zarah Juan

by Audrey Mae Ferriol November 29, 2016 0 Comments

Zarah Juan is an independent bag maker with an eponymous brand who partners with local artisans, weavers, and suppliers to create pieces that are a testament to the Filipino journey.

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Gifts That Matter: Gift Guide From The R2R Holiday 2016 Catalog

Gifts That Matter: Gift Guide From The R2R Holiday 2016 Catalog

by Audrey Mae Ferriol October 02, 2016 0 Comments

This gift guide features the R2R Holiday 2016 Catalog, showcasing our classic pieces and some new styles that you (and the people who matter in your life!) will surely love.

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R2R Launches the Medina Collection for F/H 2016

R2R Launches the Medina Collection for F/H 2016

by Audrey Mae Ferriol September 23, 2016 0 Comments

Rags2Riches, a fashion and design house empowering community artisans from the Philippines, is expanding its line of classic, functional, and artisanal bags by launching its Fall/Holiday 2016 Collection, the Medina on the 20th of September at South Court, Power Plant Mall.

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