VERA x Bolero Magazine May 2017

May 01, 2017

From Apo to Alps: Filipino designers in BOLERO Magazine

We're putting Filipino designers and artisans on the global fashion map and bringing them closer to stylish women everywhere!

VERA X Bolero Magazine May 2017

Exclusive pieces from VERA are featured in the May 2017 issue of Bolero, Switzerland's leading luxury fashion magazine. The Bagobo hand-beaded clutch from Great Women ASEAN and Merriam Batara's Azar danglers earn pride of place in a fashion spread with Laureline Henchoz. Laureline is a self-trained illustrator, PR head of the Lausanne Opera and half of the popular lifestyle blogging duo, Sisters from Another Mother.


VERA x Bolero Magazine May 2017

The Azar beaded tassels by Merriam Batara, an exclusive piece for VERA. Coming from a family with a background in fine jewellery and beading, Merriam Batara handcrafts accessories focused on meticulous bead embroidery techniques, incorporating gemstones and unconventional materials.




VERA x Bolero May 2017

VERA Bagobo Beaded Clutch

The Bagobo beaded clutch is produced by Great Women, an integrated social business platform helping Filipino and other Asian women, particularly those from indigenous communities, move up the supply and value chains.
Read about Laureline's day with Bolero here




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