Build your summertime wardrobe with these local fashion must-haves

Published May 18, 2021, 12:50 PM

by John Legaspi

Whether you’re going out for a dinner or on a trip to the beach, be sure to clad yourself with these ‘loving local’ pieces

Kultura summer collection

When it comes to a perfect summer, the Philippines has a lot to offer. You don’t need to go abroad to find yourself in paradise. The country’s crystal beaches alone are great enough to whisk away any summertime blues. Native dishes offer a gastronomic journey, tickling your palate with sweet and savory meals made from the products of the trees and the sea. And, of course, the country is also filled with style finds suited for any adventure. Who else can make summer-ready pieces than people who lived in the tropics.

This summer clad yourself with the best summer pieces crafted by local artists and designers. Explore ethnic-inspired wrap pants, weaved basket bags, and semi-precious stone that went through the hands of homegrown artisans.

Add a dose of the indigenous and the innovative, the exotic and the elegant to your summer wardrobe from homegrown brand Kultura. Perfect for lounging at home, taking time out at the family farm, or shopping for essentials in the city, these are the must-have items of the season from the brands latest collection.

Whether in your garden or at the beach, make a stunning statement with beautifully textured stylish straw hats from Kulura.

Breezy cover up with exotic tropical palm prints and tassels

Pretty summer necklaces with jade and rose quartz inspirations from Kultura

This umbrella dress with batik style prints is great for lounging at home and for your little weekend getaways

Get summer ready with Tropiko wrap pants with exotic tropical prints and a white tank top

Watermelon and round-shaped bags handmade from natural materials like rattan and pandan by talented Cebuanos

Go with the glow! Kultura’s semi-precious stone necklaces capture summer’s dazzling palette in tangerine and coral

This striped woven can be worn as a cover up or for layering

Beautifully textured wicker sling handbag with flower appliques

These semi-precious stone necklaces capture the colors of the deep blue sea and lush summer foliage

Shop at