50 Creative Local Guest Brands Take the Spotlight at Kultura’s Filipino Design Studio

Kultura launches its very first Filipino Design Studio for the whole month of September 2022 at Kultura Store, Level 3 of The Podium.

It’s a space of inspiration and community showcasing a specially curated selection of over 50 premium guest brands and designers alongside our favorite homegrown brand that celebrate the creativity and artistry of the Filipino.

The month-long event will immerse customers in fine Filipino craftsmanship from across the regions, featuring a luxurious, beautifully curated collection of modern Filipiniana, statement jewelry, unique accessories and stylish home décor highlighting the finest local brands and artisans.

There are exquisite fashion finds: modern Filipiniana from Rhett Eala and Ilaya Couture as well as Nuevo Ystilo, Raffaella and En Barong Filipino.

Jim Weaver’s stylish silk scarves inspired by our people, culture and heritage includes the Jim Weaver x Francis Libiran Collection.

Make a statement with Flutter Jewelry’s pineapple and crab earrings using traditional beadwork techniques; Matthew and Melka accessories inspired by local flora and fauna; chic copper wire jewelry with precious stones by Mjoiran. There are also beautiful hand fans from the oldest fan maker in the Philippines Casa Mercedes, and contemporary knitwear from Chill by Nooks.

Kultura’s Filipino Design Studio also works with communities and highlights sustainability. There are hand loomed embroidered fabrics crafted by communities in Abra for Strong Mina; beautiful bags and accessories made from colorful upcycled single use plastic grocery bags and other disposed plastics by Virtucio; eco-fashion statement bags made from ethically-sourced Carabao horns by Kara de Juan; and natural personal care products by Shepard.

The Filipino Design Studio also showcases items for the home. Haspe’s handcrafted furniture innovative design using wood and solihiya; Art of Gold’s hand-painted home accessories; Millie Monday’s home décor inspired by nature in the tropics; Atin’s decorative plates and diffusers inspired by Filipino culture; Maison Grid Plus’s rattan and bamboo dinnerware and décor; and The Fine Life Market’s linens, kitchenware and other home products.

Celebrate Filipino artistry and craftsmanship at Kultura’s Filipino Design Studio, which runs from Sept. 1 – 30 at Kultura, 3rd Level of The Podium, Ortigas.

Watch a sneak peek here:






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