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Once they restock, we'll be shopping 'til we drop!
If you've ever been to a tailor shop, then you've probably seen a bunch of leftover fabric scraps randomly lying around somewhere. In case you didn't know, in Filipino, these are what you call retaso. Most of the time, these textiles just
These stylish pieces from local brands will be your new go-to!
Every woman should have that go-to dress she can easily wear on the daily when she feels as if she has "nothing to wear." And when you have no idea what to throw on, an easy-to-style slip dress is your best bet! It’s
Their prices start at P250!
Gearing towards more sustainable fashion choices doesn't have to be heavy on your wallet. If you're already shopping less, thrifting, or DIY-ing clothes at home, you're already on the right track. When you do want to add new pieces to your closet,
Here are 10 cute, sustainable, and locally-made dresses you need in your closet, stat!
There’s nothing like embracing your femininity with a good comfy dress. They are not only easy to wear, but they also make you look effortlessly chic and fresh. Dresses are also a nice go-to option for days when you don't know what
The sustainable material is also being used for PPEs!
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is dealing with a shortage of materials to be used for creating personal protective equipment. However, the Philippines might be better off, since our native abaca fibers have us covered."[Abaca] is the strongest natural
The clothing company continues its new sustainable initiatives.
You often hear of fashion companies rethinking existing business models and updating to more sustainable options. The truth is most just follow the industry standard of using 30 percent recycled cotton which, granted, still makes a difference at the end of the
These classic pieces deserve a spot in your wardrobe.
Did you know that the fashion industry is one of the biggest contributors of waste around the world? We understand that it's a difficult issue to work around for those trying to live a more sustainable lifestyle—clothing is, after all, such a
Shifting to live a sustainable life isn't done overnight, but Our Source will make it easy for you to choose an eco-friendly lifestyle.
Starting a sustainable lifestyle is no easy feat. A complete renunciation of one's way of life is needed, thwarting deeply-rooted ideals to make way for more eco-friendly habits. And if you're determined to fully committing to make the switch, online store Our Source
Mariton Villanueva is all for slow, hand-crafted clothing.
Mariton Villanueva wants fashion to go back to basic and all things au naturel, but she's not referring to the form of normcore minimalist aesthetic you're probably thinking right now. Mariton's vision of a stylish lifestyle includes wearing all things naturally made,
These bags from local brand "Karga" will be your new everyday companion.
The local fashion industry is continuously flourishing, but with it comes a responsibility that we've long been ignoring. Now that we're becoming more and more aware of the excess involved in the production of clothes, many brands are slowly joining in the
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
Meet the brains behind new local brand Tela.
Alyssa Lagon is no stranger to the fashion industry. After all, she spent a good chunk of her childhood summers tagging along with her parents on trips to their clothing factories. It's become a family activity since her parents have acquired local
These brands are leading the industry to a sustainable lifestyle.
The fashion industry is turning over a new leaf. More and more brands have been joining in the effort to eliminate the use of fur in their collections. Many are also making great strides in using recycled plastic in products, taking part
There's nothing more stylish than an eco-conscious fashion girl!
According to a report on Forbes, the fashion industry comes second to oil as the largest industrial polluter in the world, accounting for 10% of global carbon emissions, and producing 20% of the earth’s water waste. To add to this alarming knowledge,