Ladies, you need not look far for quality and stylish footwear to match your everyday #ootd. There are plenty of Filipino brands that offer both, and most–if not all–are manufactured in Marikina. These businesses empower our local artisans and support the Filipino shoemaking industry, all while producing some pretty fashionable pieces. #SupportLocal and check out our top five picks!
5. Marquina Shoemaker
Marquina Shoemaker takes pride in the local craftsmanship and quality of Marikina-made shoes, and that is exactly what they want to highlight with their brand.
They offer chukka boots, loafers, and flats that come in a wide range of colors, even letting you customize your purchased pair as you please.
4. Cora & Bear
Go bold and make a statement with Cora & Bear, whose collection is a mix of low and high heels in loud hues.
Their styles are also one-of-a kind so donning a pair means you don’t have to blend in with everyone else!
andanté is all about producing timeless pieces that will last beyond fads and trends. They took classic vintage styles and reinvented them into footwear for the modern woman.
Their loafer and mules come in versatile designs, wearable from the office to the streets.
2. Joco Comendador Footwear + Art
What started out as a class thesis became a full-time business for Joco Comendador, the designer behind his namesake brand. He focuses on men’s footwear but offers a variety of designs that look good on women too!
He also holds shoe-making workshops for consumers to appreciate the process and hard work that goes into making every pair.
1. Giovanne The Label
For the babes on a search to satisfy their minimalist aesthetic, Giovanne The Label is the store you should be looking out for.
Their trendy strappy heels are made of quality vegan or synthetic leather sans the hefty price tag, not to mention their crowd-favorite tote and crossbody bags you can also match with your pair.