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Assemble Your Own Sandals with This Local Brand's Fun DIY Kit

With Zapateria, you'll get to craft your own footwear the same way a Marikina shoemaker would.
2020 was a tough year for the Marikina shoe industry—its main hub, the Marikina shoe gallery, closed down before the first year of the pandemic even ended. Thankfully, the industry has also had some hopeful moments since then with newer brands (like

This Online Store Is the Newest Shopping Hub for Marikina-Made Shoes

Support the local shoe business.
Marikina-made shoes are known for their top-notch quality and expert craftsmanship that are at par with internationally known shoe brands. While the local industry had suffered a major blow in the past decades due to the economy's unfortunate decline, we're seeing a

This Shoe Company Is Reviving the Marikina Shoe Industry

Long live traditional shoe-making.
It was not too long ago when Marikina-made shoes were revered in the local fashion scene. The country's shoe capital birthed footwear of impeccable craftsmanship and durability. Now, in a sea of imported products with lower price tags, homegrown brands struggle to

Maco Custodio Sheds Light On The Marikina Shoe Industry

Can the shoe capital of the Philippines bring back its golden days?
The past couple of days had us here at Style Bible riding a crazy shoe frenzy, talking about #shoefies and Louboutins non-stop. We can’t exactly pinpoint what got it rolling but something tells me it might have started when we went to

The Marikina Mayor's Gala

Raising hope for the local shoemaking industry and the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda
What was initially a fund-raising activity to provide scholarships for would be sapateros has expanded to provide support for those affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda—an inspiring gesture of empathy from the city that has made strong strides since they too were hit