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Their e-shops are open!
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced malls and stores to close, leaving smaller local businesses to fend for themselves amidst the government-imposed lockdown that's barred everyone from exiting their homes. Despite the quarantine situation, though, there are still ways you can support these
These chic, local brands make us want to hit the gym, stat!
We’ve got to admit: exercising and hitting the gym can be quite burdensome, but not with stylish athletic pieces to get our feet running! Luckily, homegrown activewear brands are now coming up with cool pieces that are designed for on-the-go Filipinas, proving
These will never go out of style!
Here's a style tip we've learned over the years: Wearing the right accessories can instantly elevate any look. The easiest to put on? Pretty earrings. But if you think you're not made for something big and bold, we recommend sticking to classic
You'll wish you were born under more than one sign for an excuse to hoard.
We love that the general interest in astrology has soared to an all-time high in the past few months, resulting in an understandable and totally valid fever for anything zodiac-related. Constellation jewelry is one thing, but why not buy one of these
Here's a close look at Balud Maynila, a swimwear brand made by women for women looking for a little more oomph.
Anyone who’s spent hours scrolling through Instagram will recognize the signature petals and leaves of Balud Maynila, dainty embellishments that make the swimsuit line a cut above the rest. It’s just the right amount of extra—eye-catching but still sophisticated for the beach
There's something to be said about preserving artisanal traditions.
Leather and bags are two power items that can make or break any outfit, so it comes as no surprise that these two staples’ lovechild—the ever-bold leather bag—is always sought after. This is the cornerstone of Quiddity Leather Goods, an online shop
Viajecito is the key to your next chic travel experience.
Visiting their digital hub already brings readers to a conceptual experience.
Everything about Toqa Fashion Studio translates to creativity. Visiting its digital hub already brings readers to a conceptual experience of its online store with a “trip” to Manila, featuring snippets of landmarks that the brand has been to across the metro, and
Strut is best known for women’s shoes that are transitional and versatile.
The perfect pair of shoes is one you can wear for the long haul and does not sacrifice comfort for the sake of aesthetic. This is what Strut stands for. The online store is best known for women’s shoes that are “transitional,
Stride Collective is an online store cum cooperative enterprise of Marikina-based shoe brands.
Marikina has long been famously dubbed as the shoe capital of the country, bringing fashion aficionados nothing but high-quality, elegantly-crafted footwear for reasonable prices. Somewhere in the heart of the busy city lies the source of the digital community better known as
The Philippine fashion industry can serve as a platform to help underprivileged communities.
There’s more to fashion than the glitz and glamour. For some businesses, typically referred to as social enterprises, the local fashion industry can serve as a platform to help underprivileged communities by training and recruiting them to become regular employees, and providing
It'll be like shopping from Southeast Asia’s colorful bargain bazaars on a smartphone!
If, like us, you're a total shopping fiend, this is huge news. Online fashion marketplace Zilingo is now officially in the Philippines!The Singapore-based company, founded in 2015 by Ankiti Bose and Dhruv Kapoor, began as a fashion and lifestyle-fueled endeavor to help small
Made in Manila, Strange Mercy offers shirts and scarves bearing beautiful, empowering designs.
Good energy flows in the beautiful, empowering designs of online store Strange Mercy. Proudly made in Manila, Strange Mercy lets you wear love and positivity on your sleeve with its collection of shirts and scarves.The silk satin scarves feature women of all
These online stores have the prettiest rings!
While we love bold necklaces and statement earrings, when it comes to rings, we like them thin and sleek. Luckily, there are a ton of online IG stores to buy them from! Below, our eight favorite ones:Their solid gold rings will surely
They’re surprisingly easy to style!
I’ve always loved how accessories—mismatched earrings, sporty sunglasses, or a beaded handbag—can easily make a statement without looking like you’re trying too hard. One such trend that I’m currently obsessed with is the much-awaited comeback of ‘90s hair clips. From runways to
Check out these precious pieces you can wear every day.
Demi fine jewelry is not a fleeting fashion trend. It's considered the middleground between fine and costume jewelry, and it's visually more sophisticated and bears more careful craftsmanship than your usual fancy accessories, but without the hefty price tag of a solid
Giving jewelry a second life one Souvenir at a time.
Former magazine editor and freelance stylist Samantha Potenciano has always had a knack of putting pieces together to tell an interesting style story. So launching a store doesn’t come exactly as a surprise. We caught up with the newly-married content editor to
The clean and classic silhouettes make them easy to mix and match.
More and more local brands are making a mark in the fashion industry. With the right amount of drive, a sprinkle of passion, and the will to work hard, the dream is not impossible to reach.Jerald Sze is one of those dreamers.
Meet the makers of Marquina Shoemaker.
We live in an age where you can start a business on Instagram, sell clothes on apps like Carousell and Shopee, and even put your properties on sale on OLX. But these guys were different.Juancho del Rosario, Kayne Litonjua, and Patrick Kahn created Marquina Shoemaker, a
Brands that let you embrace your individuality.
Dressing knows no boundaries. Fashion gives us various options to mix and match clothes that best represent each of us, and these local fashion brands let us do just that. Even though conservatism is the norm, each piece from these brands will