The year never actually starts until after Chinese New Year. Being Chinese, ushering in the New Year with a new animal usually means a change of luck – usually for…
The wedding festivities are finally over. And it is nice to have my feet on solid ground after 4 months. Albeit 7kg heavier and married, H and I don’t feel as though much has changed, except for the fact that we live in Manila now.
The last time we were back in Singapore, Cirque Du Soleil TOTEM was in town and it was nice to be able to take the family to enjoy the show before our rock star wedding tour.
Last month was the month of fashion weeks and firsts. First, it was Shanghai Fashion Week. The week after, we ventured to Jakarta for the launch of TXID at Jakarta…
Remember when I wrote that I was starting over in this space? This new milestone comes as the new husband and I embark on our new life together in the Philippines, doing something new together.
After months of meetings, it is official:
TXID by Tex Saverio will be launching in the Philippines!
And I have the great honor to be the one to do that. Aside from the numerous Skype meetings previously, H and I finally took a trip down to Jakarta to the Tex Saverio office to meet with the team. There was a lot to discuss – the upcoming collections, the marketing strategy, sales channels etc.
Here is a quick behind-the-scenes tour of the office and the people we work with:
Clarissa is one of the designers on the TXID design team. Here we are discussing the designs and I am picking out the items that will sell well during the upcoming Christmas season. Pssst! The papers in front of us are designs for the men’s tee-shirts TXID will carry. One thing I already love about TXID is the fact that it not only caters to women, but to men too. On top of that, we are planning to make swimsuits next year.
When the produce development and discussions are done, samples are normally made and then comes the fun part….
Here’s Annabel, the head of the design team, who is fitting me with some of the new Spring/Summer 2016 items to make sure they are functional. Then, if the fit is not right, Annabel will pin the part where adjustments need to be made.
Happy 30th birthday, me! I wish I could tell you what happened in Vegas, but you know what they say, What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. The least I’ll…