The Women of Valore: Danella Yaptinchay

The Women of Valore: Danella Yaptinchay

April 29, 2016 0 Comments

For the Valore Collection, we’ve picked three amazing women to be advocates — all fitting women to represent this collection's meaningful story. We’re honored for you to meet and be inspired by them! Read about the last of our three R2R advocates for the Valore: Danella Yaptinchay.

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The Women of Valore: Coco Cruz

The Women of Valore: Coco Cruz

April 24, 2016 0 Comments

For the Valore Collection, we’ve picked three amazing women to be advocates — all fitting women to represent this collection's meaningful story. We’re honored for you to meet and be inspired by them! Read about the second of our three R2R advocates for the Valore: Coco Cruz.

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The Women of Valore: Issa Cuevas-Santos

The Women of Valore: Issa Cuevas-Santos

April 21, 2016 0 Comments

For the Valore Collection, we’ve picked three amazing women to be advocates — all fitting women to represent this collection's meaningful story. We’re honored for you to meet and be inspired by them! Read about the first of our three R2R advocates for the Valore: Issa Cuevas-Santos.

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Behind the Scenes of the Valore Collection: A Q&A with R2R's Lead Designer Chris

Behind the Scenes of the Valore Collection: A Q&A with R2R's Lead Designer Chris

April 17, 2016 0 Comments

The meaningful story behind the Valore Collection is the brainchild of R2R's lead designer, Chris Cera. Allow us to take you through the design process of this newest collection, where he gets his inspiration to design R2R's artisanal bags, and what you can expect from R2R's upcoming collections.

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The Story of the Valore Collection

The Story of the Valore Collection

April 14, 2016 0 Comments

The Valore Collection illustrates the story of Filipinos living in other parts of the world yet still carry with them the things they value the most. We hear about these modern day heroes every day – how they found themselves uprooted from the familiarity and comfort of home in order to secure better lives for their loved ones back in the Philippines. It is their hard work, sacrifice, and dedication to the people and principles they value that brought life to the bags of Valore.

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Why Rags2Riches? The Meaning Behind Our Name

Why Rags2Riches? The Meaning Behind Our Name

April 07, 2016 0 Comments

It is a little tongue-in-cheek, a little (or very) cheesy, and could even be confusing at times. So why the name "Rags2Riches"?

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The Story Behind the Signature R2R Weave

The Story Behind the Signature R2R Weave

March 31, 2016 0 Comments

The signature R2R weave is special not just because of how it looks. The magic of this weave starts in the homes of our community-based artisans where they take strips of fabric, knot them together, and weave them using a simple wooden frame with perfectly calibrated nails. Let us break that down a little bit.

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Meet the First R2R Bride & Peek Into an R2R Woman's Wedding

Meet the First R2R Bride & Peek Into an R2R Woman's Wedding

March 27, 2016 0 Comments

Last January 2016, we beta launched R2R Bespoke, our made-to-order service for your most special life events: weddings, debuts, baptisms, and more. This is a huge milestone for us and we are super grateful because this new line paves the way for more of our amazing artisans to get access to markets. Aside from this, we get to be part of one of the most important days in our advocates' lives and nothing is more exciting than that.

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No-Hassle Tassels: The Easiest Way to Upcycle Your Old Shirts

No-Hassle Tassels: The Easiest Way to Upcycle Your Old Shirts

March 06, 2016 0 Comments

Upcycle your old shirts and turn them into beautiful tassels with only 2 materials and 8 super easy steps. These tassels can be used as accessories to decorate your bags (like what we do with our Stella Clutches!) or even as keychains and room decorations.

Are you ready for some upcycling magic?

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Four-Way Casey Bag

Four-Way Casey Bag

February 28, 2016 0 Comments

One bag. Four unique ways.

This is why we call the Casey the bag-of-all-trades. Watch how this multi-transfiguration bag transforms into four different designs.

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An Afternoon About the Home: R2R Living x Marilen.ph Launch

An Afternoon About the Home: R2R Living x Marilen.ph Launch

February 12, 2016 0 Comments

Last February 9, 2016, we launched our newest home collection, R2R Living x Marilen.ph, at the R2R store in The Podium Mall. This collection is in collaboration with Marilen Faustino-Montenegro.

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We're Going Home: R2R Living x Marilen.ph

We're Going Home: R2R Living x Marilen.ph

February 01, 2016 0 Comments

We finally have all those pretty, artisan-made, and functional pieces you have always wanted for your home. This collaboration with Marilen.ph is a first for our home accessories line; it has allowed us to branch out from area rugs and pillowcases and into handwoven planters, serving trays, and more that our artisans wove for you.

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