Darna is now a bag designer

Who would have thought Angel Locsin would join the fashion world as a bag designer?

While she has become an icon of beauty and fashion, none of us even had an iota of imagination that this girl that made big waves in show business for playing the iconic Mars Ravelo creation of a Filipino superwoman, Darna, wouldn’t shout “Ding ang bato!” after more than a decade (she backed out of the planned film version of Star Cinema due to health reasons) but start her own bag collection for a worldwide beauty and fashion brand.  

Darna is now  a bag designer
Angel Locsin ventures into bag designing.
Just recently, ABS-CBN’s star of the upcoming series The General’s Daughter was presented to members of the press with her Avon Fashions x Angel Locsin collection – three pieces of bags she designed for the brand.

The three bags were inspired by three very distinct facets of Angel Locsin.

Angel, the She-EO

If there’s one thing Angel does best, it’s handling her time well. She knows that every hour is an opportunity, and she does her best with it. Between managing her own ventures and meeting new business partners, she needs a bag that can handle all without needing a change. The Angel Locsin Everyday Bag transforms between a tote and a sling, in a classic color that can match any outfit. It has an adjustable strap, and has enough room to cover the whole day. This classy yet edgy bag goes with two clear pouches perfect to keep things even more organized.

Angel, the Screen Icon

It takes more than just looks to thrive in show business, and Angel knows this by heart.   That’s why she takes every opportunity to expand her repertoire and hone her craft. Whether she’s taking on a new role or sharing her wisdom as a talent show judge, the Angel Locsin Sling Bag holds all her essentials in a stylish little package. Its three compartments make it easy to organize, while the chic red leatherette ensures that she’s stylish, wherever the shoot may take her.

Angel, the Renaissance Woman

Even outside work, Angel sees to it that she takes every chance to experience something new. It’s not unusual to see her exploring a new country, learning a new martial art, or taking part in various efforts for the community. Such a spontaneous life requires something that she can just grab at a moment’s notice. The Angel Locsin Backpack has room for a variety of activities, and keeps her hands free while she’s at it. The drawstring closure adjusts to every situation, and the zipped pockets keep essentials within easy reach. It even comes with a matching wallet!

The bags now being sold to millions of women in the Philippines by Avon Ladies as the Avon Fashions x Angel Locsin collection bears the same carpe diem attitude that makes Angel Locsin such an icon for women. Each piece was designed to help women organize, hence making it easier to be a go-getter like Angel. After all, it’s easier to make the most out of every opportunity when one is on top of everything,

Take every opportunity with no worries as Avon Fashions x Angel Locsin helps you stay in control of your day. Distributed exclusively by the Avon Fashions—the #1 handbag seller in the Philippines—each bag is made with high quality materials, and is designed for maximum style and practicality, wherever and whenever you need it.

The Avon Fashions x Angel Locsin collection will be available in October through any Avon Representative or 


Davao load retailer wins Smart Ka-Partner P1M prize

Making the move from Manila to Davao City has been worth it for this load retailer, who has won P1 million courtesy of PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications.

The load retailer and variety (sari-sari) store owner, who began selling Smart load just less than five years ago, won the grand prize at the Smart Ka-Partner retailers’ convention at SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang Premier in Davao City.

The latest Ka-Partner millionaire is a 65-year-old mother of two, who plans to use her winnings to pay off their house loan and help her children with their family expenses. Born and raised in Manila, she and her family moved to Davao City in the early 2000s to pursue business opportunities and a better life.

The annual retailers’ convention is Smart’s way of giving back to its load retailers, whose sales account for a significant share of the company’s prepaid revenues.

More than 2,000 Smart load retailers or “Ka-Partners” from all over Mindanao attended the gathering, which featured entertainment, games, and raffle prizes. Apart from P1 million, other prizes were also raffled off to the lucky attendees, such as cash, mobile phones and other gadgets, a brand-new motorcycle, and other exciting prizes. 

The participants were able to join the raffle just by selling load credits, which were automatically converted to raffle entries. 

The convention is part of Smart’s Ka-Partner rewards program, which gives incentives to the company’s load sellers to help them grow their businesses and enhance their livelihood, while enabling communities to stay connected.

The theme of this year’s retailer convention is “Bilis Asenso sa LTE,” as more and more load retailers are seeing increases in their earnings with the improved customer mobile experience because of Smart’s fast LTE network.

Smart Ka-Partner retailers are usually found at our neighborhood sari-sari or grocery store. Sometimes, they can also be our friend or relative from whom we can buy load, wherever they may be. 

Smart hosted five retailer conventions in various locations across the country this year. Each assembly had its own set of raffle winners, including one recipient each of the P1 million grand prize.

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Topics: Avon Representative , Angel Locsin , Avon Fashions , Darna , Smart Communications , I-Bilib
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