Inabel Bolero

Regular price ₱10,000.00

Our handcrafted bolero is a statement piece made from Filipino handwoven fabric. Glam up with a great dress or down with denims. Wear it two ways, as a bolero and as a cropped top. (Flip the garment, wear the back in front!).

This bolero is made of fabric components crafted from inabel, handwoven textile from north Luzon, Philippines. 

It is a slow-fashion piece for the person who wants to wear a statement about life, fashion, and consumption.

Only available in medium and large. Sizing guide:

  • Medium - shoulders: 18 inches. armpit: 20 inches
  • Large - shoulders: 22 inches. armpit: 22 inches

    Care: Dry-clean. 

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    How we make our fabric components:

    When we get our handwoven fabric after months of anticipated waiting, we hand-cut circles 2.5 inches from the cloth. These circles are then picked up by the women we work with from a disadvantaged community in Las Pinas. They hand-sew and fill each of these circles to make the fabric components.

    When the components find their way back into our workshop, we employ more hand-sewing techniques to transform them into the objects our customers enjoy.

    It takes us three complete days to finish a bolero. It is work that requires equal parts skill, dedication, and love.

     


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