We're all for loving our own. From having newfound appreciation for our woven fabrics to continuously supporting sustainable enterprises, Filipinos seem to be on the right track. But here's another way to show you're a proud Pinoy: buy from local entrepreneurs! Especially those with unique offerings and support good causes. So below, we round up 15 local fashion retailers online offering 100% Filipino-made products any girl who values style and quality will surely love.
1. Afternoon Fridays
Upgrade your office bag with something unisex from Afternoon Fridays. Aside from its structured shape and metal accents, this one's made out of 100% vegan leather and manufactured in the country.
Banig has never looked this stylish and colorful. This Samar-grown label is reviving the art of banig-weaving in its most creative form to fit your modern wardrobe.
3. Dandy Ona Jewelry
Local artist Dandy Ona of Dandy Ona Jewelry has a knack for creating dreamy and intricate pieces that are perfect for weddings, engagements, birthdays, and other special days. In fact, he can even customize pieces just for you!
4. Filip + Inna
Filip + Inna promises articles of clothing that embrace local traditions and merges them with contemporary fashion. Just take a look at their vibrant and intricately woven pieces that encompass just how spirited our culture can be.
5. Dos Marias
Woven bags seem to be everywhere this season, but you might want to pay special attention to Dos Marias for the noble causes they support. This brand helps out handcrafting communities through their bags and also works to achieve a plastic-free Philippines.
Presco is committed to sustainability without sacrificing style. They go the extra mile in making sure that their fabrics are produced in the most eco-friendly way. Plus, their brand philosophy promises to provide you only with highly breathable and comfy pieces for your wardrobe.
Madefinas will show you how a modern Filipina accessorizes. Bright and statement pieces are at the core of this local shop that curates only handcrafted pieces.
8. Marquina Shoemaker
Made by millennials for millennials, Marquina Shoemaker is reviving the glory of Marikina-made shoes and they're proof of just how well-made and stylish our local leather pairs can be.
9. Style Isle
Style Isle will be your new go-to for brass jewelry sourced all over the country. They also curate handcrafted pieces made by local artisans and indigenous tribes.
10. Kera and Co
Kera and Co will remind you of tropical summers with their fun and colorful pieces for the Filipina who loves unique jewelry.
11. Golden Monstera
Golden Monstera has gold and brass at the heart of its brand. They lovingly make delicate handmade pieces that every minimalist gal will love.
Ramir provides the sturdiest and most stylish handmade leather sandals that are perfect for weekends at the beach and around the city.
13. Vinta Gallery
Who says Filipinianas can only be worn as costumes? Caroline Mangosing of Vinta Gallery will convince you to wear ternos, barongs, and other traditional clothes on a daily basis.
14. Sepa Cebu
Sepa Cebu is a shop summarizes what it's like to live in the Philippines through its fun, quirky, and tropical earrings.
15. Yorke Studios
Yorke Studios is hinged on simplicity and all things natural when it comes to making their bags. Scroll through their feed and you'll see just how easy it is to incorporate their vegan leather bags into your everyday outfits!
This story originally appeared on Preview.ph.
* Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.