The sought-after pieces of independent artisanal and local brand HA.MÜ by young style innovators Abraham Guardian and Mamuro Oki continues to take an experimental, avantgarde approach: upcycled deconstructed garments, textured patchworks, and threadworks and the distinct character in a clash of colors, layers, and prints.
The creative duo, who both honed their talents with a Fashion Design and Merchandising degree from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, have specially curated the most popular pieces from their milestone collections.
Standouts include looks from their Spring/Summer 2022 Tokyo debut collection Flowers of Youth. The series taps into the duality of youth and the different stages of life, as one navigates through the period of unraveling their identity. Selections include puffed sleeved- uniform and side drape shirts, deconstructed boy scout tops, ampalaya blouses, raglan tees, circle puzzles, and tailored irregular hem-lined vests.
The line likewise includes scene-stealing blob pants and slants, 2D round silhouette and denim shorts, skirts and apron dresses, pinafore frocks, curved jeans, and printed trousers, as well as a range of statement accessories from hats, caps, and bags to magnetic string of stone necklaces.
The duo has likewise prepared their diffusion RTW brand, müü.haa, which invites fashion enthusiasts into a new way of understanding school uniforms.
A seamless fusion of style and comfort, it comprises approachable and easy-to-wear shirts and shorts, pajama sets, denim jeans, wrap-around overskirts and dresses, coats and trousers in cottons, twills, and light and breathable pinstripe fabrics. müü.haa features limited edition prints and patterns in the form of Doodletime button-downs, quilted vests, and timeless accessories, among others.
HA.MÜ, who is also known for their bespoke piña pieces for special occasions, ensured they champion local fabric. The selection includes the creative duo’s contemporary takes on the traditional Philippine fiber that marry elegance and playfulness.
The pair likewise opened the doors of their studio and workroom for consultations and fittings. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/hamustudios.