With select beaches and resorts slowly and safely opening its doors to the public, some have started to plan mini-moons, couple trips, and even family vacations. There are a lot of things that are done differently when traveling amidst a pandemic, but some things like the calming powers of the sun and the sea remain the same. Why not take this chance to dress up since you’ll soon be back to your quarantine wardrobe anyway? Browse the collections of these 10 local brands and show some love for their first-class Filipino-made products. Happy shopping!
1. Glō Resortwear
Their best-selling ‘Klassik Maillot is a need for your next island escape! The suit’s thin straps and full lining allow for easy, hassle-free movement from the water to your boat, board, or bangka. Aside from a variety of colors, their signature one-piece comes in flattering high-cut or modest-cut options depending on your preference.
2. Nekid Swimwear
From bikinis to maillots and resort wear to sleepwear, this popular brand has it all! Browse their online shop to view their vast collections and choose the right color, cut, and style to complement your body.
3. Alba Manila
This shop’s hashtag says it all—they offer swimwear and active gear #ForEveryBody. Their fabric was specifically crafted for greater stretchability that embraces and flatters every body type. Check out their Lio Cropped Sun Tee for a fashionable and protected ensemble for your water sports fun.
4. Apricate Days Swimwear
To apricate means to bask in the sun, so you can only expect that this shop carries suits made for island girls at heart. While they carry a variety of colors, we’ve got our eye on their adorable pastel maillots! The pastel hues are ideal for taking dreamy photos with the vivid sunset as the backdrop.
5. Beyond the Beach Swimwear
Tons of options for colors and designs await you at this online shop. You can even mix and match different tops and bottoms to create a set that best suits you and your style!
1. élan wear by Pamela Andres
Looking for that perfect little white dress to show off your new tan? This is the place for you! This shop offers comfortable and chic styles that are perfect for long walks on the beach as well as date nights in the city. Their unique designs also come in other fun colors like army green and mustard yellow.
From its beginnings as an athletic wear brand, AVA has transformed into a proudly female-founded company that produces functional and fashionable everyday wear. Beautiful designs and fun colors await shoppers browsing their collections. You can also expect that select designs are hand-embroidered to make every item unique.
If you’re looking for quality pieces with infinite wearability, look no further! Their luxe yet laidback pieces were made to be with you whether lounging at home or at the beach, for many years to come. For that perfect fit, Anika also offers custom-made pieces should you prefer to have your item made exact to your measurements.
Finally, a dress that comes with pockets to keep all the things you want to hold near! Their breezy Hetti dress is made from seersucker fabric and can be manufactured based on your preferred bodice size and dress length. Shop for your favorite piece in your color or flavor of the week—condensada, langka, or pandan? We say all of the above!
This brand makes use of light, premium fabrics to create tropical pieces that fit the modern Filipina’s lifestyle. The pieces may be minimalist in design but they provide maximum comfort and sophistication. You can also check out their Men’s collection for gift ideas for your travel buddy!