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8 Unique Bags by Local Designers We Spotted in "The Broken Marriage Vow"

And here's where to shop them!
8 Unique Bags by Local Designers We Spotted in "The Broken Marriage Vow"
IMAGE (LEFT TO RIGHT) Instagram/sueannadoodles, ABS CBN/The Broken Marriage Vow
And here's where to shop them!

After months of rising anticipation, The Broken Marriage Vow is now available for streaming on Viu! With direction and costume design by Connie Macatuno, the World of Married remake is currently garnering praise for Jodi Sta. Maria's stellar performance and the proudly local wardrobe. Since the inception of the series, Macatuno was dead set on promoting Filipino fashion designers by dressing the characters exclusively in homegrown creations. She apparently approached the designers one by one to explain her vision and invite them to take part in the show!

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Vogue Italia-recognized designer Ken Samudio, who lent some bags and jewelry to the production, took to Facebook to relate the process of the costume preparations, and the impact the show had on Filipino designers. 

"It was when Direk Connie related to us ever-so passionately how she wanted to incorporate an all-Filipino made wardrobe and accessories for the show that got me excited and inspired," he wrote. "She was wide-eyed and dreamy about her idea that you can’t help but to feel elated and just...empowered." 

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"No local show has ever come up with the great idea of using Filipino-made clothes and accessories in an unprecedented decision to introduce the Filipino brands to a wider audience," he continued. "Veering away from international luxury brands, this move has created so much awareness for some of the most talented designers and brands that have been challenged by the ongoing pandemic." 

"My heart skips a beat when I read from our chat groups how thankful these brands are for orders albeit small coming their way because of the show. Suddenly, Filipino designs are getting the attention it so deserve[s]. Magagaling ang designer na Pinoy!" 

And we couldn't agree more! So, in case you want in on the stylish pieces showcased in the series, we've rounded up a few standout bags below. Check them out! 

8 Unique Locally-Made Bags We Spotted in "The Broken Marriage Vow" 

1. The Partyline Bag by Zarah Juan 

Who could forget Lexy's super cute telephone-shaped bag? It's the Partyline Bag by Zarah Juan, who specializes in kooky, figurative designs. 

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PHOTO BY (LEFT TO RIGHT) ABS CBN/The Broken Marriage Vow, Zarah Juan

Partyline in Bluish Gray, P9,500, ZARAH JUAN, zarahjuan.com

2. The Reina Handbag by Adante Leyesa 

Dr. Jill's classy beaded handbag is by the designer Adante Leyesa, whose bag designs often feature distinct wooden handles. 

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PHOTO BY Instagram/adanteleyesa
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Reina Bag, price available upon request, ADANTE LEYESA, instagram.com/adante.leyesa

3. The Bougainvillae Tote by Ken Samudio

Aside from Dr. Jill, Carol's got some serious style, too! Here, she wears the dainty Bougainvillae Tote by Ken Samudio. 

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PHOTO BY ABS CBN/The Broken Marriage Vow

Bougainvillae Tote, price available upon request, KEN SAMUDIO

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4. The Jeepney Tote by Zarah Juan  

In the very first episode, we were treated to this adorable jeepney crossbody bag also by Zarah Juan. 

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PHOTO BY (LEFT TO RIGHT) ABS CBN/The Broken Marriage Vow, Zarah Juan

Jeepney Tote in Kunig, P7,000, ZARAH JUAN, zarahjuan.com

5. Cuadro Handpainted Bag by Agsam Fern  

Grace wore a handpainted rattan bag from Agsam Fern's Agsam x K. Manansala capsule collection. These mesmerizing designs are painted by Khristina Manansala, the granddaughter of National Artist Vicente Manansala

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PHOTO BY (LEFT TO RIGHT) ABS CBN/The Broken Marriage Vow, Agsam Fern

 

Cuadro Handpainted Bag, P8,800, (available for pre-order), AGASAM FERN, agsamfashionfern.com

6. The Cheska Bag by Beatriz 

The brand Beatriz offers the cutest candy-like clutches, and the Cheska bag is no exception! 

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PHOTO BY (LEFT TO RIGHT) ABS CBN/The Broken Marriage Vow, Instagram/beatriz_accessories
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Cheska Bag, price available upon request, BEATRIZ, instagram.com/beatriz_accessories

7. The Fox Bag by Beatriz  

You may have noticed this cute round bag on Dr. Jill's clinic table. It's the Fox Bag also by Beatriz, and features an origami fox on the front. 

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Fox Bag, price available upon request, BEATRIZinstagram.com/beatriz_accessories

8. Mix Tape Bag by Zarah Juan 

Last but not the least, Lexy attended David's '90s-themed birthday party in a plaid ensemble, accessorized with an eye-catching mix tape bag by Zarah Juan. 

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PHOTO BY (LEFT TO RIGHT) Instagram/sueannadoodles, Zarah Juan
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Mix Tape Bag, P9,500, ZARAH JUAN, zarahjuan.com

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