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MEGA|November 2020
Nostalgic and sustainable, local brand AraPilak revives the Filipino katsa
LYN ALUMNO

The hunt for vintage clothing is on the rise, but using actual Filipino fabrics that were once used as blankets, bibs and curtains is another tale to be told. The katsa was used to wrap newborns, as a towel for children’s sweaty backs, a rag for the kitchen or even a table topper to match the dining room’s huge wooden cutlery. But as a dress?

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