Dito sa Betsy we have a mala-Ms. Universe mission: to champion local craftsmanship (and promote world peace). The holiday season is time for a new pair of shoes either for you or your loved ones, so here are local shoe brands to try right now.
Rob & Mara (@robandmaraph)
Made from genuine leather, Rob & Mara shoes will last for a long time. Their boots, loafers, and brogues are popular with travel junkies for their comfort and durability.
Heron Featherlight Boots
Stride Collective (@strivecollectiveph)
A collective of Marikina shoe artisans showcasing that they still got game.
Hand painted Tulip Oxfords
Tapak Pinay (@tapakpinay)
Locally made shoes featuring indigenous fibers and fabrics.
Teresita Slip ons
Posh Pocket Shoes (@poshpocketshoes)
Di mo bet mag-heels? No problem. Posh Pocket flats are office appropriate. Your feet will thank you, especially during long commutes.
Classic leather footwear that fits into any wardrobe.
“We take pre-orders whenever we begin production—ensuring almost every pair we make has an owner and doesn’t go to waste,” the brand shares in their website.