hmp the handbag is gonna feel so bad she didn't get to blog about this. we were invited to afternoon tea by bolso manila to introduce their new collection of bags. it was held at what shoe wearing, a shoe store at jannov plaza. we'd been hearing about bolso for a couple years now, but never had the chance to get up-close and personal with the team behind the brand. here are the four lovely, talented, and entrepreneurial ladies behind bolso:
above, kit gordon (in yellow), karisia bitong (in blue), jenny villegas (in purple), and rorie carlos (in black)—four childhood friends who one day decided to start a business together. bolso was born in 2006 out of these young working moms' need for a super-functional bag that could handle all their daily needs—and for that you need something lightweight, roomy, sturdy, versatile, with lots of pockets, and above all, stylish! so they came out with a canvas tote with nine pockets and a detachable pochette—in 10 cool combinations!
taking off from the success of this bag, bolso manila now launched a similar tote in a waterproof nylon in four color combinations: purple/yellow (very chic), red/tan (very sporty), pink/khaki (very preppy), and brown/blue (very corporate). (other combinations available.)
the bags cost P1,200 and can be ordered through their website www.bolsomanila.com starting wednesday, or through mobile 0917-814-3194 or landline 217-5880. other cute items (as seen—coin purses and passport holders) are also available.