Gugu 2016 Collection: Nostalgia Manila

20 Aug 16

Posted at 14.97h in Lifestyle

Still inspired by a vision to bridge the gap between the traditional and contemporary, the Gugu 2016 Collection kicks off with three boldly-made backpacks. Now with more weaves and imaginative designs, the 2016 Collection is Gugu’s biggest yet.

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Learn more about each backpack here.

Among the innovations made is the seamless inclusion of the Buhi Weave, which is made from upcycled cotton scraps. Virtually as strong as machine-made cotton canvas or twill, the Buhi Weave is one of the best alternatives to synthetic fabric given its eco-friendly background. That along with the subtle improvements to existing bag features, the new collection is now better suited for a more diverse lifestyle.

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By collaborating with different weaving communities, veteran bag-makers, and visual artists, Gugu was able to create collection that perfectly encapsulates the Traditional X Contemporary mantra.

The Gugu 2016 Collection is now available in stockists and the Gugu Online Store.

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