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The Gift Guide That Screams Love Local

December got us rushing around like crazy with the amount of things to do, parties to attend, and gifts to still buy! Don't fret, for we've got more gift ideas for all you discerning shoppers out there looking to find a gem for your loved ones. In this edition of the Metro.Style gift guide, we bring you local brands and designers that have upped the ante this year, all with the goal of promoting amazing Filipino artistry by using local materials and showcasing world-class Pinoy talent. Check out the names that have caught are eye, and will surely delight your friends and family:

Beatriz Accessories

These candy-colored clutches, handbags, and accessories are a welcome treat for that lady in your life who just won't be caught dead in a neutral outfit. 

Zarah Juan 


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The designer that brought us those beloved embellished slip-ons and embellished handbags is back with a Christmas treat (or five) via these lovely embroidered flats made by the T'Boli community from Lake Sebu, South Cotabato. 



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The brand that champions the use of natural materials and natural dye to create imperfectly perfect pieces of clothing is the eco chick's pick for unique gifting this Christmas. 



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If outlandish accessories aren't your cup of tea, then this jewelry line is for you. Minimalist, of-the-moment, chic sterling silver jewelry in designs perfectly designed for everyday use is what Nami is best known for. We personally love the double hoops and signet rings. 



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These ain't your regular scarves or Pashmina pieces. Kaayo promotes modern Mindanao via beautifully designed clothing and accessories such as this embellished scarf—an unexpected piece that can spice up your outfit especially while traveling. 

Tali Handmade


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As if we need more reasons to buy yet another bag, Tali Handmade gives us another valid reason to! These scrumptious designs are perfect not just for the beach but for lugging around daily as well. We imagine your mom or sister loving these!

Rhett Eala


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Filipino fashion designer Rhett Eala offers yet another collection of intricately embroidered tops and dresses screaming to be worn out to a holiday party! We adore the choice of fabric and the careful placement of details on each piece—truly a prized buy! 

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