• 10 Designer Brands You Can Actually Afford
    IMAGE @cheetahriverastudio/Instagram; @undoclothing/Instagram
  • It's a common notion that buying designer brands calls for spending tons of money you pay for the craftsmanship, its uniqueness, and its prestige. But we've got good news for you! We found young designers and cool collaborations that offer the same bespoke quality without the hefty price tag. Check them out below:

    1. Yao by Louie

    Designed by Louie Yao, you'll find classic pieces with a twist that you can wear for both work and play.

    Price range: P500-P950

    Where to shopInstagram.com/yaobylouie

     

    2. Undo Clothing

    Kyla Zuñiga's tailored pieces will be staples in your closet.

    Price Range: P1,200-P1,895

    Where to shop: www.undoclothing.com

     

    3. Kaye Morales


    Her eye-catching pop and urban collection is perfect for the fun-loving quirky girl.

    Price range: P1,650-P 5,000

    Where to shop: Zalora and www.kayemorales.com

     

    4. Uniqlo by Ines de las Fressange

    While this label is considered fast fashion, items from this capsule collection capture the French girl style and quality craftsmanship as seen on European designer brands.

    Price range: P590- P6,990

    Where to shop: Uniqlo branches

     

    5. Kore by Karen OlaÃo

    Her current collection boasts of reversible pieces you can wear for multiple occassions.

    Price range: P1,080-P2,880

    Where to shop:Instagram.com/Kore_label

     

    6. Yuminum Bikinis by Bien Santiago

    Most women have a hard time finding bikinis and swimsuits that fit their chest and bum well. But thanks to Bien, you can give her your measurements and preferred coverage and style, and she will create a swimsuit that perfectly hugs your curves and hides your flaws.

    Price range: P2,500- P3,650

    Where to shop: Instagram.com/yuminumbikinis

     

    7. Vania Romoff

    Treat yourself to a dreamy and romantic piece from celebrity favorite, Vania Romoff's ready-to-wear collection.

    Price range: P7,450-P16,550

    Where to shop: http://www.vaniaromoff.com.ph/shop/

     

    8. Cheetah Rivera

    Cheetah Rivera's pieces add glamor and extravagance to your wardrobe.

    Price range: P8,000 and up

    Where to shop: Zalora

     

    9. Basic Movement by Esme Palangas


    Her fluid and feminine pieces will smoothly blend in with your wardrobe basics.

    Price range: P2,450 - P8,750

    Where to shop: Zalora

     

    10. Converse x Missoni

    Sneaker lovers can have a taste of designer love with this colorful collaboration. Each pair has the distinct Missoni pattern that can add a luxe touch to your casual wardrobe.

    Price range: P3,510-P3,990

    Where to shop: at Converse boutiques nationwide

    This story originally appeared on FemaleNetwork.com.

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    * Minor edits have been made by the Smartparenting.com.ph editors. 

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