16 More Local Streetwear Brands That Are Instant Head-Turners

Local Streetwear Brands Vol. 2

The Philippines remains to be an epicenter of confluence, integrating global cultures with a dash of flavor and a hint of local personality. Valuing the inclusivity of expression, established in-house names have not strayed far from the hype. Local streetwear brands continue to release novelty and unique pieces, with designers echoing their design and advocacies. […]

Must-Cop Local Streetwear Pieces for Everyday Wear

Must-Cop Local Streetwear Pieces

Global street-fashion trends continue to set foot within the bustling Manila metropolis as the local industry complements the changing times. From vintage-esque pieces to those that breathe multifunctionality, there appears to be no “proper” way of styling, heavily valuing expression.  For supporters of the worldwide “culture,” the West’s decades of influence remain undeniable. However, the […]

Abakada on Weaving Philippine Culture Into Garments

Abakada Weaving Philippine Culture Into Garments

Garments are powerful tools. Wielded carefully, they can birth impressions (good ones, ideally). They allow you to express a mood and signal intent. They’re also a repository of culture–from the weaving techniques that make up the fabrics to the colors, patterns, and accents adorning them. In the hands of designers, they can also be cultural […]

Chivas “I Rise, We Rise” How the New Regals Elevate Self and Culture

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Chivas Syndrome: Mad Hustle Success is rarely singular. As individuals elevate themselves in their craft, so do the people around them and the culture they belong to. Think Michael Jordan and the ‘85 sneaker revolution, Jo Koy and Filipino visibility in Hollywood, or Francis Magalona and Pinoy rap’s mainstream popularity. Chivas Regal is big on […]

Chivas x Syndrome Supply Unveil Streetwear Collection

Chivas Regal x Syndrome Supply Streetwear Collection

Chivas Regal is dipping their hands into Manila streetwear Chivas Regal has tapped local streetwear brand Syndrome Supply for a collection in a move that pivots the whisky brand’s image to a younger audience. The six-piece lineup was unveiled at an invite-only launch party held at Ugly Duck Poblacion last May 13, Saturday. The collection […]

4 Local Streetwear Brands to Get You Into Upcycling

Local Streetwear Brands that champion upcycling

It’s a world of fast fashion, but upcycling changes the game. At the height of thrift shops emerging online and in stores, local upcycling designers are gaining popularity. Creating an original piece out of reused materials is a mark of craftsmanship. And we’re in for a big haul of talents. Upcycled streetwear has turned the […]

5 Local Streetwear Brands That Are Instant Head-Turners

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These local streetwear brands deserve your love Local streetwear brands in the Philippines are not new, but their popularity has immensely increased over the years. Often tied up with the local sneaker culture, the industry has become a platform/medium for people to show their style and personality. Aside from fan-favorite Don’t Blame the Kids (DBTK), […]