10. Handcrafted By Harl’s
If you’re thinking of giving your loved ones bags, wallets, or other nifty accessories, check out Handcrafted by Harl’s! They have a wide variety of genuine leather products that are all purely handmade and artistically crafted by local artisans—some of whom have disabilities. Each piece is also sustainably made with the least possible carbon footprint. Find them here.
9. 35cl Cocktail Co.
For your friends who love to drink, this one’s a cool idea! 35cl Cocktail Co. makes small bottled cocktails that can be enjoyed in the comfort of one’s home. Currently, their holiday collection consists of the following flavors: Chocolate, Eggnog, and Hibiscus. Find them here.
8. The Cobbler PH
These Marikina-made shoes by The Cobbler are created with 100% full-grain leather and come in a variety of chic and sophisticated styles that you could wear casually, at work, or even during formal events. Find them here.
7. Woven PH
Woven PH works with local weavers to create fun Filipino handcrafted fashion pieces for the modern lifestyle. Using traditional methods and materials, they offer a wide array of colorful products, from laptop sleeves to shoes to bags, with the goal of keeping the practice of weaving alive in the country. Find them here.
Local zero-waste store Ritual has a lot of products you can actually choose from to give as gifts over the holidays, but if you’re not sure what to get, you can just opt for a nice gift box filled with delicious local spreads, ingredients, and snacks that your friends and relatives can store in their pantries this Christmas. Find them here.
5. Auro Chocolate
Chocolates are a simple yet much-appreciated gift to receive over the holidays. But don’t just give any kind of chocolate; go for proudly local brands like Auro Chocolate! Auro Chocolate is a bean-to-bar company that sustainably sources its cocoa beans directly from local farming communities in Davao. Find them here.
4. Saint Roche Hooman
This dog shampoo was so effective that Saint Roche made one for humans! The award-winning and well-loved brand of dog bath essentials came up with Saint Roche Hooman to provide humans the same (or even better) results of having soft, shiny, beautiful hair as their furbabies. Find them here.
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3. Qubo PH
If someone in your life is known to have a green thumb or wants to start and grow their own garden, give them this DIY plant kit from Qubo PH. It has all the components one will need to create their very own edible herb garden in one elegantly packaged box. Find them here.
2. One Earth Organics Beauty
One Earth Organics Beauty is an organic skincare and personal care line that’s vegan and cruelty-free. There’s a wide array of products you can give to your friends and relatives, including bath essentials, moisturizers, essential oils, makeup, and even slimming tea and coffee! Find them here.
1. Tala by Kyla
Tala by Kyla’s jewelry is guaranteed to take your loved one’s breath away especially with all the elegant, sophisticated, and timeless pieces you can choose from. Find them here.
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