Raffles Design Institute: Conversations on Fashion and Design

Asia-Pacific's largest design school opens Manila campus! With 38 colleges in 35 cities across 14 countries. Located in the trendy Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. A brand new campus rolling out four programmes for a start this July: Two-year, full-time, advanced diploma courses in Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing and Management, Graphic Design, and Interior Design. 

Welcome to Manila's RAFFLES DESIGN INSTITUTE!



Last Thursday, I was fortunate to go to their media event featuring a mini-talk series by Raffles' international academic team. Here was the sched and the topics:


One of my favorite lectures was with Ms. Nela San Jose for Fashion Marketing and Management: 



The topic was on Fashion Trends: The Past Inspiring the Future:




Alam na! My favorite era:





I love that I am part of the year 2000: No distinct look, just go with what you feel and what you want!

People love to ukay-shop, DIY, and reconstruct their existing clothes! <3

Hello Collezione! Hehe!


Everyone's into self-preservation! I agree!


After this talk, we went on a lunch break. Tweet kaagad akech, parang sosyal na "recess" lang! I miss going to school!


First time to request for a vegetarian meal in an event, I am so happy that served me these:
 Katouch lang, hehe! I have my own salad! :-)


Lunchmates! :)

With my dear friends: Tracy Ayson from way back my Candymag days, and blogger BEB Ava Te! :)


Tracy wearing her "classic"/old school Anagon Collection piece! A Golden Slumber ring <3 Natouch ako! :D


 After eating, we had time to go around the campus. I love the feel of Raffles Design Institute--ang linis! Very conducive for learning. They're located in the 18th and 19th floor of the Accralaw Tower, 2nd Ave and 30th St. in Bonifacio Global City...


Picturean: The bloggers wouldn't leave without their photos taken, and we wouldn't think it's vain, haha:

A Little School Tour:

Cool meeting rooms, for group projects and plannings:


Interior Design Studio:

Si Raleene naaalala ko e, hehe:

Cool to have a lounge in your school :D


Fashion Design Drafting Studio


Fashion Design Sewing Workshop (Interested to learn how to sew my own clothes!)




Another cool place: a Mac Lab! Wala kaming ganito sa school hehe! 


A library that I'll probably hangout in for hours....

They even have magazines! Kalurkey!

Elements of Design, naks! Haha!


The "Classmates"!!! :)
 Pretty Trace, Kisty, Ava, and Keigh! :) <3 
I love my fashionable friends!


 Back to our lecture room for the Visual Communication Workshop!


Our lecturer Sir Buz Walker-Teach: (Really cool name, noh?)



I love this class, I actually missed drawing while slides and slides of sketches were shown to us. There's a deep meaning in this art. I hope I can get myself to drawing again. :)


Last one for the day was with Dr. Janet Emmanuel on How to Translate Filipino Products to Global Market:

Our Tribe was set as a perfect example of a local brand with locally produced products:


It was a fun workshop, and for a short talk, I actually learned a lot already for my own little online shop.  What more if I actually enroll in the school! Wah! *Have to start earning again if I really want to go back to school*



The day ended with awarding of certificates, and a raffle (in Raffles! hehe) where they gave away phones, Apple products, etcetera. Isa nalang, akech na! Huhu! :P

Just happy to have attended this affair, sobrang inspiring. I love art schools! Check out RAFFLES WEBSITE for more info, RDIM is currently accepting enrollees for its July 2011 intake! :)

Outfit pictures:


Madramang pagbabalik eskwela lang, hehehe. 
Oversized White Polo - The Landmark
Shades - i2i
Jeans - HerBench
Nude Flats - Australian
Cuff - Anagon Collection
Bag - Bangkok



Ang peg, still from Olsens Anonymous site:



 I love going back-to-school with these girls! Super fun to be with! :)




Please Lord, umulan sana ng pera so I can study here!!! :D
Reasons for wanting to enroll here: The facilities, the awesome lecturers, and the fact that the Fashion Marketing Management covers not only the business side of fashion, but a mix a the business and creative aspects.

Students are trained in buying and merchandising practices, as well as in conceptualizing and developing brand management strategies. The creative side includes sewing, pattern-making, and styling among others, while the business side focuses on management principles, marketing, advertising, and accounting. I want! :P


Thank you Raffles Design Institute Manila for having us! :)
Learn more about this cool new school here.




Thank you Ava and Tracy for outfitey and some of the group photos! :)

Comments

  1. Soooo cool! I regret I missed this :( I wanna go back to school din!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Ma'am Anashley! hehe :D Sana nga umulan ng pera noh?? I wanna study visual communications there!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Krissy: Ako din! :P Kelangan mag ipon na! :)

    Ava: Hahaha Maam ang peg hehehe... Ako naman yun Fashion Marketing Management trip ko talaga :P Business and Creative side!!! Wah!

    ReplyDelete
  4. ang ganda ng worktables nilaaaa (sa dinami-dami ng papansinin, yung mesa talaga eh noh? hahaha) XD

    ReplyDelete
  5. looks like fun! :)parang I want to take up interior design. hehe. and the Mac lab! sosyal! :)

    ReplyDelete
  6. I have read this post. This post is a nice one.. that similar to fashion designing company chennai and fashion designing company india. That I will inform about your post to my friends and all the best for your future post..

    ReplyDelete
  7. I actually enjoyed reading through this posting.Many thanks.


    Generators Rent in Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  8. Very happy to say your post is very interesting to read.I never stop myself to say something about it.You’re doing a great job.Keep it up

    Fashion Design courses

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Your turn! Always excited to read your comments! :)