PHL Designers present: a Sunset Conversation on Design, Staying Indie and Life in the Islands

PHL Designers present: a Sunset Conversation on Design, Staying Indie and Life in the Islands

Mynila Team July 24, 2019 Lifestyle

Your independent Filipino designer labels under one roof. A curated peek into the idiosyncratic local aesthetic. A fusion of street, traditional and ethnic, the maximalists and the restrained.

PHL designers houses independent local designer brands and brings them closer to the public. Featuring Twinkle Ferraren and Tipay Caintic in the opening week, and a roster of emerging designers to come in the following months.

Join them tonight for a sunset conversation on design, staying indie and life in the islands!


Alien Agriculture Accessories by Twinkle Ferraren


Woven Classics by Twinkle Ferraren

Twinkle Ferraren is an island wear fashion designer who uses natural and indigenous materials. Her collections are inspired by art dreams, the tropics, made in collaboration with artisans and tribes from around the Philippine Islands, creating eth(n)ically-sourced and sustainably-made fashion wearables, textiles and accessories.

Twinkle has presented her collections in Italy, New York, Japan, Indonesia, Korea, Australia, Manila FAME, in fashion shows and art galleries in Makati and all over the Philippine islands.


Oral Fixations: Sushi Dress by Tipay Caintic



Sweet Treachery Collection: Lady Tentacles Top by Tipay Caintic in collaboration with Katrina Teh

Tipay Caintic has showed in London Fashion Week, Manila FAME, Manila Fashion Festival, in Japan, Manila and her hometown, Tacloban City. Describing her line as “cheeky designer clothing ethically made with love in the Philippines,” the young designer’s work is colourful and worldly. Tipay uses bold prints, 3D knits, up-cycled and handwoven local fabrics, in-house embroidery fused with flattering silhouettes, the modern classics.

Tipay is one of the co-founders of the Non-Profit For the Love of Leyte (FLOL). FLOL has mounted an international Music and Art Festival in Leyte that featured local and international musicians and a PopUp store supporting local brands, designers and artisans.

Upcoming independent labels PHL designers would be featuring are STEPHVERANO, Orias Essentials, Bryan Peralta, Randolf, Harvic Dominguez and more.


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  • PHL Designers
  • 5770 Ebro Poblacion Makati (The Social on Ebro)
  • Store Operating Hrs
  • TUE-THU 3pm-11pm
  • FRI-SAT 5pm-1am
  • SUN 3pm-10pm
  • MON Closed