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6 Homegrown Knitwear Designers In Our October 2022 Issue

Josh Tolentino

Josh Tolentino

TheVogue Philippines October issue spotlights innovative interlocking and experimentation with these homegrown designers.

There’s something undeniably pleasing about knitwear. These versatile yet playful garments are a refreshing approach to staying warm and cozy ahead of the rainy season. Derived from the centuries-old practice of knitting, the different forms of the craft prove that knitwear is boundless. With modern weaving, experimental knitting, and crochet, homegrown designers are reimagining the art of knitwear in new ways.

There’s a multitude of respected knitwear brands worldwide like KhaiteThe RowYanYan KnitsGanni, and Rui Zhou with lengthy leisure sets, luxurious knitwear, and ribbed silhouettes in tow. However, there’s an assortment of homegrown brands right here in the Philippines that can provide you with the same sartorial dose of joy-inducing knitwear.

InVogue Philippines’ October 2022 issue, we have newcomers Ni RayaYvette’s Bags, Ilyang IlyangRod MalanaoTrinie PaulineDarlenne Rivera, Mary Lim, and Made by Eisley pushing the boundaries of their craft through experimental pieces that bring a contemporary edge to the issue. We also have knitwear veterans Tan-Gan and Jaggy Glarino with chunky statement-making creations and artful designs. With interesting combinations of optimistic colors and snug ensembles, these designers are stretching the limits of their line of work. Below, Vogue Philippines gives you a run-down of the Filipino-owned brands that prove knitwear is seasonless, yet impactful.

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