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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Handcrafted treasures from artisanal communities

Honoring Filipino craftsmanship has always been at the heart of Kultura and to further raise awareness and celebrate Pinoy talent, the brand is bringing back its Filipino Design Studio, popping up on September 14 to 30 at Atrium East, Level 2 of The Podium.

This season, traditional techniques meet modern aesthetics. Discover the charm of handcrafted treasures while supporting local artisans, from trendy upcycled apparel to eco-conscious homeware, statement accessories, mindfully-made wellness products, and more.

Kultura selected exotic indigenous inspired across the regions, as well as modern expressions alongside its existing house brands. Explore Filipino traditions reimagined into contemporary creations at Kultura’s Design Studio.

Wear your culture with Love, Camille’s modern apparel using local textiles handwoven by artisans in Ilocos Sur; Masabel Iloco’s contemporary clothes and apparel and accessories made with iconic abel weave patterns; and Inne Studio’s footwear, bags, and accessories using natural materials inspired by traditional Filipino techniques. Other finds: quality contemporary knitwear from Allena; as well as handcrafted bohemian-inspired jewelry from Boho Manila; and leather goods from YHF Manila.

Love, Camille’s Pinya Clara top is handwoven by the artisans of Ilocos Sur

The Filipino Design Studio also works with local communities and supports sustainability. Not a Daydream has unique and stylish bags handmade by mothers in Tondo using local textiles; Anmari & Co. are native and molded bags using locally sourced materials.

And Again Clothing has fashionable outfits made from upcycled flour sacks, scraps, and surplus fabric; Macopa has trendy, one-of-a-kind apparel sustainably made from upcycled flour sacks; and Vivo Handicrafts has trendy clothes by Negrense weavers that feature upcycled fabric.

Trendy top, sustainably made from upcycled flour sacks by Macopa

Refresh your homes with Abel PH’s high-quality home items from using handwoven inabel by artisans in the Northern Philippines; Isabela-based Bibisita’s Filipino-themed artwork transformed into everyday items; Amber & Anne’s colorful embroidered placemats and coasters; and 11th Earth’s eco-friendly home décor and accessories.

Boost your wellness routine with Yoga Love’s mindfully made personal care and wellness products using natural ingredients.

Join our raffle for a chance to win an overnight stay in Taal Vista Hotel, Radisson Clark, or Pico De Loro with a single receipt purchase of P2,000.


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