Rafe Totengco


Week in Review: Must Reads from Online

From the 8th annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards: Grand Prize handbag designed byJohn Edwards of Florian London who received  the award for Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design and the InStyle.com, the Audience Fan Favorite

New York—Well it looks like Ron Johnson, the disgraced former chief executive at JCPenney, is no longer the retail industry’s … [Read more...]

TV Fashion Series Features Rafe, Other Filipino Designers

For a trailer from "Haute the Record" see below

Redwood City, CA—For a glimpse at what it took for a group of leading Filipino fashion designers, including Rafe Totengco, tune … [Read more...]

Winners of 7th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards Announced

This year's IDHA Iconoclast honoree Rafé Totengco with Ann Caruso, stylist. (Photos by Andrew Werner)

New York—It was nail biter  Wednesday evening since more than 1,000 handbag designs were submitted to this year’s HBDNetwork’s … [Read more...]

“Project Runway All Stars 2” Winner to Judge IHDA’s Best Handmade Bag Award

From being judged to being a judge: Anthony Ryan Auld

Bridgewater, NJ—Fans of Project Runway will remember him as the controversial winner of “Project Runway All Stars 2: Anthony Ryan … [Read more...]

Rafe and His Muses Pay Homage to NYC

Mimi Lombardo and Rafe Muse bag

New York—Rafe (hearts) New York!Handbag designer Rafe kicked off New York Fashion Week last Tuesday with a charming event … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: The 7th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards

Style Roopal by designer  Rafé Totengco, the 2013 recipient of the IHDA Iconoclast Award

New York—Are you an emerging handbag designer whose New Year resolution is it to get some notoriety for your handbag … [Read more...]

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