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You might see a similar pattern on your grandma's vintage home pieces.
We're just inches away from entering 2020 and you're probably already thinking about new ways to revamp your wardrobe and shoe rack for the New Year. A great way to start is by shopping more homegrown brands with unique pieces you won't
You'll be supporting local farmers, too!
Buying local is sort of the gift that keeps on giving, which is perfect now that Christmas is approaching, and fast. So Malagos Chocolate didn’t hold back this year when they brought their Truffle Collection (P825) home for the holidays; you can
Filipino-made Balthazar shoes boast topnotch quality at surprisingly low prices.
Leather shoes seem to be divided into two classes these days: top-quality leather shoes that are also quite expensive and affordable leather shoes that are easily damaged after a few months. Why can't there be something in between? That's exactly what Altina
Perfect for the girl who carries everything in her bag!
An authentic leather bag is always a good investment because it'll last for years—and it doesn't necessarily have to be bought from a designer brand. Nowadays, there are many homegrown leather bag labels that produce high-quality totes, minus the hefty price tag. Here
Update your go-to no-fuss footwear!
There is so much to love about owning no-fuss minimalist shoes. For one, they go with almost everything in your closet, which makes each pair a worth-it buy. The good news is that minimalist sandals are a huge trend in 2019 (though they never really
You'll want to use them every day!
Now more than ever, local brands are making a space for themselves in the market, offering homegrown products at affordable prices. However, the idea that high-quality local products are only a recent development is a bit of a misconception. Many local products
Bags, footwear, pet accessories, and more!
Years ago, social enterprises were a novelty that simply piqued the interest of consumers. Nowadays, such cause-driven businesses are so prolific that it's suddenly become the norm. This leaves consumers with a multitude of options, from well-established brands to promising newcomers. The
Update your go-to pairs!
There is so much to love about owning no-fuss minimalist shoes. For one, they go with almost everything in your closet, which makes them a truly versatile choice. The good news is that minimalist sandals are trendy this 2019 so you have plenty of places to shop
Here's how aspiring designers can try out for the same opportunity.
There’s never a dull moment for Philippine fashion as seven proudly Pinoy brands dominated the global stage once more at the Premiere Classe Trade Show in Paris last September 27 to 30. An annual gathering of high-end accessory brands at Paris Fashion
These chic creations deserve a spot in your closet.
Admit it, the best part about heading out is dressing up. If you have plans of attending a fancy soiree looking fabulous, well, why not complete your look with a gorgeous locally made bag? These little showstoppers not only represent your love
Meld those local weaves and traditional silhouettes into casual outfits!
Back in school, we grew up celebrating Buwan ng Wika every August, bringing our parents’ traditional Filipino dishes in plastic Tupperwares to share, and practicing for folk dance performances and declamation contests in dialect, but one of the definitive highlights of the month’s
These OOTDs make us want to buy the entire collection!
Tricia Gosingtian's new label Hinhin is pretty much a Studio Ghibli film heroine's basic wardrobe, and that's precisely its singular charm. The newly-launched brand's first collection, dubbed Chapter 1: The Last Girl on Earth, is made up of gossamer, bloom-dusted frocks in
Here's how they're making it happen!
With a branch in nearly every mall across the country, there's no doubt that local label Bayo is well-loved. They're widely known for their affordable dainty basics, ladylike separates, and that oh-so-nostalgic powder-fresh fragrance gently wafting about each store, but now, they've
Apple flavor, anyone?
Fiercely intelligent actress Bela Padilla is chock full of surprises, so it's definitely not beyond her to show up on a gray, rainy Manila day wearing a zesty punch of fruity color. If sweet-sour green apple is your go-to flavor, you'll love
Find the complete list of local brands to shop, below!
ArteFino, one of Manila's biggest crafts fair for local artisans, is back for yet another year of showcasing the country's finest homegrown brands a.k.a. those set on keeping and upholding the ingenuity of Filipino craftmanship, along with their socially aware and responsible
Filipinta Beauty is the new beauty brand to watch out for.
There are many ways for a brand to be proudly Pinoy, though we have yet to see an approach like Filipinta Beauty's. Being the brainchild of four Filipinas, the new makeup brand aims to fill a gap in the market that champions
Support Filipino artisans!
Get yourself acquainted with the best local brands through the annual MaArte Fair, a fundraiser event organized by the Museum Foundation of the Philippines (MFPI). It aims to showcase Filipino artistry through fashion, home decor, and even food.This year, the three-day affair is
Sinta & Co. offers artisanal items, from handcrafted wedding rings and accessories to ceremony must-haves!
One of the most exciting things about weddings is the theme, and in recent years, there’s been a resurge of local, Filipiniana-inspired nuptials! Whether you’re attending a wedding soon or planning one yourself, you don’t want to miss this. There’s a new
After all, their brand name "Tazanna" means princess.
In a sea of Instagram shoe stores vying for shoppers' attention, Tazanna prefers to keep it simple. Their footwear offerings bear a quiet force anchored on familiar designs and bolstered with expert local craftsmanship. They believe that shoes don't need to choose between comfort
Find out her favorite designer bag, her go-to airport outfit, and more!
With her big, sunny smile and easy laugh, it's almost a no-brainer to assume that superstar actress Anne Curtis is an open book–and to a certain degree, she is, which is why playing 25 Quick Questions with her in honor of Plains &