Knowingly labeled as the lookbook of the millennial generation with its simplistic silhouettes and multimedia imprints, streetwear has explicitly risen to the crowning top style favored by the mass market forcing luxury brands to rethink brand identity. Never wanting to be left behind in textile dust, these local brands has stepped up to the drawing room equipped with unmistakable character and vision all packed in perfectly executed garments. – Hola Pauline
Subtly stating unexpressed ideas with graphic prints and vivid hues, this two year old brainchild of friends Harley Mendoza and Raniel Moraleta encapsulates the distinct aesthetic that has captured the youth generation at a tight grip. Creating its own traction at the thriving local streetwear scene, Wednesday becomes more than just the hump day of the week.
A brand that has perfected the gears of distinction bound to speed race the local brand to the top, KLTRD (cultured) is a clothing label that pedals individuality and character to each effortlessly casual item since the year 2012. Available online and in Suez & Zapote, recklessly build a personality from the ground up.
The Twelfth House (@thetwelfthhouse)
Having found a forever home in the hustling neighborhood of Cubao Expo, The Twelfth House is a well-known label in the scene that crafts premium lifestyle garments. Excellently marketing to men in every generation, this brand ticks through all the streetwear style tropes all the while dusting in remarks for the common folk.
Intertwining between the threads of different apparel spectrums, BASTARD creates optimal pieces fit for individuals unafraid to stand out from the ever growing crowd. Visualized with sharp tones of the rainbow, this label radiates oddity of the best checkmate kind.
Making monochromatic noise bound to capture the generation’s social media attention, this Cebu based brand jumps on board the popular Philippine streetwear ship cruising for the local e-commerce takeover. Sprinkling in problematic acknowledgement, Problem is a label riddled with visual dilemmas for the complicated youth.