Sammy’s Blog

The Artist Behind Sammy’s Dress

I recently went to a wedding where two of our good friends got married. I was beaming with happiness that day not only because I felt God’s overwhelming presence that day but also because I was wearing a dress that I absolutely felt beautiful in.

If you don’t know me by now, I am these two things.

1) I love dressing up. When I unsure of a dress code, I prefer to be overdressed than look sloppy.
2) I will look for any excuse to wear a dress over a pair of jeans or shorts.

I think that is why Jo Rubio has become instant friends when we were classmates in high school. I didn’t like Math very much, which allowed us to secretly “escape” during those boring trigonometry lessons by having him sketch fantasy dresses and I would dream of wearing them.

15 years later, he turned out doing what he has always been good at: designing and making beautiful dresses! He made a stunning creation on the most important day of my life: my wedding.

I was part of the bridal party and naturally, I asked Jo to create my dress for that day. I am sharing this with you today because I was so proud of his work and I felt it every time someone asked who made it. It’s about time you all knew the talented person behind it!

If you are based in Metro Manila and looking for someone really talented to make your dress, Jo is wonderful to work with! Not only is he talented, he is the most down-to-earth person you will ever meet. He knows how to listen and his goal is to make you feel like a million bucks.

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