On Being a Versionary: Riki Flores-Reyes

On Being a Versionary: Riki Flores-Reyes

April 29, 2017

Riki Flores-Reyes is one of the women for the Versions Collection. She is a radio DJ, TV presenter, friend, daughter, sister, wife, and mother. Read all about her different hats, her passions and principles, and why she is an R2R advocate.

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Made in the Philippines: Premium Local Teas by Tsaa Laya

Made in the Philippines: Premium Local Teas by Tsaa Laya

December 27, 2016 1 Comment

Tsaa Laya is a social enterprise that employs the women of Calauan to grow local herbs, fruits, and spices and make tea out of them, promoting Philippine plants as modern tea ingredients in the process.

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Made in the Philippines: Embroidered T’boli Espadrilles by Zarah Juan

Made in the Philippines: Embroidered T’boli Espadrilles by Zarah Juan

November 29, 2016 7 Comments

Zarah Juan is an independent bag maker with an eponymous brand who partners with local artisans, weavers, and suppliers to create pieces that are a testament to the Filipino journey.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Proudly Local Fashion & Beauty Brands

Holiday Gift Guide: Proudly Local Fashion & Beauty Brands

October 18, 2016

The country’s entrepreneurial landscape is bursting with fresh ideas and passionate people and there’s no other way to keep the momentum up than to support these proudly local and sustainable brands. For this holiday season, we’ve curated more local products that you can give as meaningful gifts for this season of giving. Here are some of our favorites under the fashion and beauty brands category.

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Gifts That Matter: Gift Guide From The R2R Holiday 2016 Catalog

Gifts That Matter: Gift Guide From The R2R Holiday 2016 Catalog

October 02, 2016 1 Comment

This gift guide features the R2R Holiday 2016 Catalog, showcasing our classic pieces and some new styles that you (and the people who matter in your life!) will surely love.

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How to Fall in Love with Metro Manila: 5 Must-See Places to Visit

How to Fall in Love with Metro Manila: 5 Must-See Places to Visit

June 10, 2016

There are so many things to love about Metro Manila and we don't even have to look that hard to see it. We’ve curated this list for both tourists visiting Metro Manila for the first time or for those living in the city for so long but are looking for reasons to fall in love with it again.

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10 Proudly Filipino Brands We Love

10 Proudly Filipino Brands We Love

June 05, 2016 3 Comments

This is a much-needed shout-out to Filipino brands and items we're head over heels for here at the R2R HQ! These are products, places, and people we’re in love with because they embody everything the R2R team personally believes in: excellence in quality, proudly homegrown, and an empowering social or environmental vision.

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3 Ways to Keep the Joy of Summer In Your Home

3 Ways to Keep the Joy of Summer In Your Home

May 29, 2016

Summer is almost over and as much as we’re glad that the weather is starting to be much cooler, we're going to miss being able to hang out and have adventures under the sun. The rainy season calls for a lot of staying indoors but that doesn’t mean we have to let go of the fun and joyful feel of summer.

Here are three ways to keep the summer spirit alive with the use of our eco-ethical home accents and pieces from R2R Living.

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The Women of Valore: Danella Yaptinchay

The Women of Valore: Danella Yaptinchay

April 29, 2016

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 1 Comment

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

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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The Story Behind the Signature R2R Weave

The Story Behind the Signature R2R Weave

March 31, 2016 2 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

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

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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Give Gifts That Matter: R2R Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Give Gifts That Matter: R2R Holiday Gift Guide 2015

November 30, 2015

For your gift-giving this season, we've curated a guide to help you pick gifts for your friends and family. After all, what better way of showing love and gratitude than giving gifts that are handmade with precision and care? Every R2R item is intricately handcrafted and heartwoven using upcycled and overstock fabric by our talented community artisans. It's this kind of intentional and meaningful gift-giving that makes the holiday season all the more special and filled with love.

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