Gearing towards more sustainable fashion choices doesn't have to be heavy on your wallet. If you're already shopping less, thrifting, or DIY-ing clothes at home, you're already on the right track. When you do want to add new pieces to your closet, Palawan-based brand AraPilak's eco-friendly pieces are worth making space for.
The brand's Ba'law collection (which is Cuyonon dialect for awareness) has clothes made entirely out of upcycled katsa or flour sacks. They have dresses, cropped tops, and buttondowns, with prices starting from P250 for tops and P450 and up for the dresses.
Take a look at some of their pieces below:
According to AraPilak founder Jude Rivera, they source katsa from local bakeries in Palawan. The founders then wash and launder the fabric themselves before turning it over to their partner seamstresses, who then breathe new life into the discarded material. The finished pices are as chic as they are durable and sustainable, so what's not to love?
Learn more about the brand below!