Picture this: jeans, shirt, and some dangling earrings. Or perhaps a casual dress and an arm party (or arm soirée, as Leandra Medine would put it). In an all black suit? Give it some sparkle with some diamonds. Jewelry changes the mood and the look of any outfit.
If you’re looking for some shiny new things to mix and match with your wardrobe, check out our local scene. From whimsical designs to timeless pieces, Filipino brands have been making it all. Our celebrities and influencers have also taken notice. So take a peek at this list to find some new treasure.
This fine jewelry label backed by Filipina Annette Lasala is a global brand with features in Marie Claire, and Fashionista. Recently, their earrings were spotted on Kim Jones in the recent street style roundup of Vogue Paris.
Stockton Row marries fine jewelry aesthetics with fun designs. It’s hard to choose from their tassel earrings, constellation pendants, and ear jackets so prepare to find yourself just buying all of them. A few of the people who sport some Stockton Row are designer Hindy Weber-Tantoco and blogger Cat Arambulo-Antonio.
If you want timeless and simple pieces that speak of class, Nami is your label. It’s the brainchild of childhood friends Cath Sobrevega and Ina Tirthdas. They named the brand after the Hiligaynon word for “nice.” Nice may be an understatement as their earrings, necklaces, and bracelets have been spotted on Nadine Lustre, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, and Denise Laurel.
For the woman who loves to wear basics to set off some show-stealing shoulder grazers, Whim should be your go-to. Think of contrasting colors and eclectic designs that scream “Notice Me” but in a good way. Fans of the brand include Isabelle Daza and photographer Sara Black.