LOOK: Kultura’s Filipino Design Studio Features Handcrafted Treasures from our Artisanal Communities

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

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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. Save the date and shop local!

A wide variety of brands and designers have been selected from across the regions, alongside Kultura’s house brands. Explore Filipino traditions reimagined into contemporary creations.

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The brand line-up includes ethnic-inspired home items from Abel PH and Amber & Anne; vibrant decor and accessories from Masabel Iloco and 11th Earth; stylish bags by Inne Studios; and modern Filipiniana from Love, Camille.

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Keep your eyes out for handcrafted jewelry by Boho Manila; chic leather goods from YHF Manila; and sustainable apparel made from upcycled flour sacks by Macopa and And Again Clothing.

Check out some of the featured brands below. Revisit your favorites and discover new ones sure to delight!

Wear your culture

Allena – high-quality, contemporary local knitwear that focuses on comfort and functionality

And Again Clothing – fashionable apparel sustainably made from upcycled flour sacks, scraps, and surplus fabric

Boho Manila – vibrant, bohemian-inspired statement jewelry handcrafted by Filipina mothers

Inne Studios – modern footwear, bags, and accessories made using natural materials, inspired by traditional Filipino techniques

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Love, Camille – modern apparel made using local textiles, handwoven by artisans in Ilocos Sur

Macopa – trendy, one-of-a-kind apparel sustainably made from upcycled flour sacks

Masabel Iloco – distinctly-Ilocano apparel and accessories made with iconic abel weave patterns

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Not a Daydream – functional, unique bags handmade by mothers in Tondo using local textiles

Anmari & Co. – Native,  molded bags and accessories using locally sourced materials.

Vivo Handicrafts  – trendy apparel by Negrense weavers that features upcycled fabrics

YHF Manila – stylish leather accessories and home items handcrafted by local artisans

Refresh your tahanan

11th Earth – eco-friendly home decor and accessories, including hand-loomed beach towels and upcycled bags

Abel PH – high-quality home items made using handwoven inabel, by artisans in the Northern Philippines

Bibsisita – homegrown brand from Isabela that turns Filipino-themed artwork into functional everyday items, including bags and pillowcases

Amber & Anne – colorful embroidered placemats and coasters for every occasion

Boost your wellness routine

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Yoga Love – mindfully-made personal care and wellness products that use naturally derived ingredients

Guests can also join the 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!

Visit Kultura’s Filipino Design Studio pop-up from September 14 to 30, located at the Atrium East, Level 2, The Podium. Discover more unique finds from partner communities at the Kultura store on Level 3.

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