If you like products with local flair such as handcrafted face masks, abaca baskets, and banig laptop cases, we found something you'll want to add to your collection of homegrown finds: Iloilo-based shop Obra Ilonggo makes gorgeous bags handwoven in traditional hablon and patadyong fabrics with chic modern designs that breathe new life into the age-old art of weaving!
Obra Ilonggo makes totes, clutches, envelope bags, and more in designs handcrafted by artisans in local communities native to the islands of Panay and Guimaras. Each piece features an intricate and durable woven construction in a texture and aesthetic that is distinctly Filipino, bringing together both modern and traditional design sensibilities. Each bag in their selection is available in a variety of colors and patterns that would add a unique, local flair to any of your looks. Plus, they'll be keepsakes in your closet that you'll treasure for years.
Check out some of the bags in their collection:
Obra Ilonggo is available online.
For more informationm, log on to Obra Ilonggo's Facebook page.
If you love handwoven pieces, check out local brand Woven's banig bags and laptop cases:
Woven's handicrafts are available online.
*This story originally appeared on Spot.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.