(SPOT.ph) We don’t need to tell you that editing with your wardrobe actually makes it way easier to decide what to wear in the morning, especially when you’ve got pieces that are easy to pair. Whether you’re trying to live a simpler lifestyle or you just want to stock up on pieces that won’t go out of style, you’ll find a lot of local clothing brands that have what you need. Looking for chic minimalist pieces to add to your wardrobe? Then you’ve come to the right place.
Here are 10 stylish local brands that’ll inspire you to go minimalist:
Harlan + Holden
We’re sure you’ve seen a few Harlan + Holden stores across malls in the Metro—you’ll find the impossibly tall and super-slim mannequins clad in the chicest ensembles in their window display. All their pieces come in plain, muted colors that you can pair with anything. You can find pretty much anything for any season here, from blouses, trousers, culottes, dresses, all the way down to winter coats for traveling. The best part is that Harlan + Holden puts a premium on comfort, so their pieces don’t only look good, they’re designed to make you feel good, too.
See a list of Harlan + Holden stores.
Women "shouldn’t have to waste time thinking about what to wear each day," shares Unif0rm owner Pia See. Her brand is where you can find simple but stylish pieces that are easy to match with just about anything! They have tops with timeless prints and flattering styles, while their range of pants look ultra-cozy. They even have accessories like scarves and bags to top off your look!
Unif0rm is available online.
Tropa’s store is chock-full of items that make you look super chic almost without trying (and if you’re going for minimalist, you really don’t need to try too hard). They’ve got pieces you can wear on more casual days, such as camisole dresses or jackets in bold colors, but you’ll also find cute swimwear, party-ready pieces, pairs of shoes in versatile designs, and fun scarves in a variety of patterns so you can add some character to your looks.
Tropa is at 117 Aguirre Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City.
You can stock up on staple pieces for your closet with Mosaic. Look for timeless tops and blouses in a myriad of universally flattering styles and colors, or shop around for easy dresses that make you look effortlessly chic while staying super comfy all day!
Mosaic is available online.
If you love earthy, muted tones, you can’t go wrong with ANIKA. From stylish dresses that are perfect for layering down to tie-tops and easy camis, you’ll find that a lot of their pieces look great on their own or together with your favorite accessories and current wardrobe staples.
ANIKA is available online.
Label Manila is all about classic pieces that can stand the test of time. Just take a look at their chic trousers and flattering tops—the brand is all about creating fashion pieces that suit women of every figure and age. You’ll find yourself wearing their pieces for years to come. They even have a special collection of tops and dresses that feature handwoven cotton ikat by weavers from their partner foundation, so you're not only shopping for yourself—you're supporting local weavers, too!
Label Manila is available online.
Lazy Fare is not only perfect for minimalist souls out there—they’ve got a sustainability program that’s tough to beat. Their pieces are made from overruns or deadstock fabrics, and best of all? They won’t break the bank! You’ll find a lot of fun styles here that go from classic to a little more trendy, and with everything made sustainably, it’s hard not to want to restock your wardrobe here.
Lazy Fare is available on BeautyMNL and at 2/F Glorietta 1, Makati City.
If you’re into warm and neutral ensembles and classic colors with unique yet simple twists, you’ll love browsing through MEADOW’s collection. They’ve got chic tops that you can take from work to play and even co-ords for those days when you want to look put-together without having to exert too much effort!
MEADOW is available online.
Add some color color to your wardrobe with Laya MNL’s cute pieces. They’ve got loads of different styles you can go for to spruce up your closet, from off-shoulder pieces to backless tops to tank tops to jumpsuits. If you’re obsessed with pastel hues, you’ll go heart-eyes emoji looking at their chic line. Plus, all their pieces are crafted by local artisans, making each piece a little more special.
Laya MNL is available online.
Undo Clothing features understated styles that go with just about anything else you might already own, from the cutest casual dresses down to sleek tops you can wear to the office. Apart from stylish clothes, Undo Clothing also offers classic accessories like headbands, bags, earrings, necklaces, and more. We're currently obsessed with their gold and pearl bling!
Undo Clothing is available online and at 94 Katipunan Avenue, White Plains, Quezon City.