This month, the creative group behind ArteFino stages Presente, a holiday pop-up event that supports and promotes Filipino craftsmanship. In cooperation with Power Plant Mall, Presente showcases fashion and home products made by Filipino artisans with proceeds toward the
Fashion designer Rhett Eala’s stall offers an impressive array of tunics and tops that you’ll want for yourself. The chic pieces feature Chinese influences and floral motifs using embroidery and lace.
Alegre by Techie Hagedorn
You’ll find the blouses and dresses in every shade at Techie Hagedorn’s Alegre stall. Made from
Two Chic may be known for its clothing, but for Presente, the design studio’s woven sandals have caught our eye.
Casa San Pablo
These Clay Storytellers from Casa San Pablo will liven up any space. The terracotta clay figures are done in adorable nativity scenes as well as singing mothers, in collaboration with artist Francis Nacion.
A home accessory brand, Domecillo has photo frames, tissue boxes, coasters done in glass elements with mosaic patterns. Its standout piece, however, is this large chest made out of glass and wood.
Domesticity makes home accessories with its signature rustic Filipino theme. Among its products, this tile print tray and napkin holder made our Christmas wishlists.
The handwoven and handcrafted bags of Crystal Seas are perfect gifts for the fashion-obsessed.
Great Women is a partnership between the Philippine Commission on Women-GREAT Women Project and the ECHOsi Foundation, which supports women artisans. In addition to candles, its leather accessories and food products are worth a look.
Mele and Marie
Built on Melecio and Rosemarie
Launched in September, Sanxi makes locally made and designed accessories and objects. The brand’s minimalist jewelry in buttery gold and shiny silver are among our top picks.
Not only are Zarah Juan’s beaded mules incredibly chic, they also help out communities by providing
Balay Sang Negros' Hacienda Crafts
Hacienda Crafts uses the Negros Island’s artistry and natural materials to create home accessories. These mini-tables' artistic tops will add a refreshing rustic charm to any space.
Jewelry brand Eccentrics uses a mix of leather and horn properties for its products. The brand has a line of split horn earrings that are sure to make a statement.
Another accessory brand known for using
Presente: A Holiday Pop-up by ArteFino runs through December 1 to 31, 2017, at the R2 Level of Power Plant Mall.