HERITAGE COLLECTION 2014
THE COLLECTION Inspired by the fascinating Yakan people of Basilan, famous for their beautiful weaving, the Heritage Collection is composed of limited edition, culture passionate styles for the modern woman. For the first wave of DESIGNS, the collection highlights the Bunga-sama type of weaving, which mimics the markings of the skin of the python snake.
Statement drop earrings & statement cuff, Farah Abu Accessories (www.farahabu.com); Tisiphone necklace, Bosquejo Bazaar; Gaddang Belt, The Manila Collectible Co.
Beaded bib necklace & turquoise cuff, Farah Abu Accessories; Gaddang Tapis, The Manila Collectible Co.
“I am what the water gave me, / a smoke-ring in a jar, / the braided rope / my ladder-to-the-light, / my shivering bird heart / caught”
― Pascale Petit, What the Water Gave Me: Poems After Frida Kahlo
When the weather is fine
Feather earrings & Necklace, Farah Abu Accessories; Floral midriff and black & honeysuckle skirt, Michele Sison et Kleid; Malong (worn as shawl), Yakang Yaka Barter
Suwat headpiece, The Manila Collectible Co., Necklace, Farah Abu Accessories; Red Jersey
On Fil: feather earrings, necklace, Farah Abu Accessories; Floral midriff, black and honeysuckle skirt, Michele Sison et Kleid On Rose Joy: drop earrings, Farah Abu Accessories; Ifugao vest, The Manila Collectible Co., red jersey dress, Michele Sison et Kelid
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photography | April Arevalo models | Fil Kepler, Rose Joy Pinuela makeup | Diane Lorenzana
SPECIAL THANKS Farah Abu Accessories | www.farahabu.com Bosquejo Bazaar Accessories | www.instagram.com/bosquejobazaar The Manila Collectible Co. | www.facebook.com/manilacollectible Michele Sison et Kleid Kelly Marian Murga Mortensen | www.instagram.com/yakangyakabarter
Published on Feb 21, 2014
Step into the beautiful story of the Yakans, intricately loomed into each strand... Inspired by the fascinating Yakans of Basilan, Philippi...