The year is young and has many promises, and it’s setting up the runway for fashion to take over. From grits to gloss, new ideas are stitched onto the world, ready to be worn. 2018 is a whole new batch of patchwork, and we’re on the look-out for more from these homegrown brands.
Originated in the underground scene, this local streetwear brand have endeavored to reach internationally. From a sneak peek of their upcoming campaign, they will be serving you oversized sweaters, various outerwear, and t-shirts that balances luxury clothing and street style.
Carl Jan Cruz – Pang Alis 2018
For his 2018 collection, Carl Jan Cruz captures the beauty of clothing inside out —literally. In fabrics such as linen and denim, the collection shows what it means to be effortless and comfortable in your everyday wear. With free-flowing elements put together in a simple rough outfit, this is exactly what pang-alis looks like: casual yet marvellously undone.
“Where being free is an everyday battle in light of what we wear.” With the recent release of one of their pieces this year, the brand introduces Quasi-Free, a shirt that comes with an advocacy, battling against sexual assault among men and women. Watch out for this local streetwear brand because they have awesome pieces in store for 2018.
Basic Movement x Ravenne
Known as a local designer brand that embodies nostalgia, femininity, practicality, and style, Basic Movement collaborates with illustrator and designer, Raxenne Maniquiz. As a sneak peek for their 2018 collection, they have launched a dark denim jacket with a contrast design of colorful stitching artwork, originally illustrated by Raxenne. Their full collection is to be released on February 2018.