Want to know what set the streets on fire this year? Here’s a rundown of the coolest streetwear drops that we have seen in 2023
The streetwear scene in the Philippines truly came alive this year, as both established brands and emerging players stepped up their game. Their remarkable collections spoke volumes about the evolution and diversity of street style in the country. Here’s a roundup of the top streetwear releases that grabbed our attention in 2023.
DBTK and Garapata’s collaboration with H&M is definitely one of the streetwear highlights of the year. This collection is all about merging street style with Garapata’s artistic roots. Every piece is a nod to his childhood, using H&M’s silhouettes as a canvas. It was not just about the final threads; it was about the process of shaping art into wearable pieces.
Making a solid mark in the landscape of men’s fashion trends this year, blokecore stands tall, and Charlotte Folk stands as a keen observer, aligning itself with this straightforward fashion aesthetic that homes in on the resonance of football culture and the charm of club uniforms originating from the 80s and 90s. In their football-inspired collection, the brand unveiled an assortment featuring sets and CVC tees fashioned to echo the classic jersey silhouette, all enveloped in the distinctive hues that characterize the signature style of Charlotte Folk.
Embarking on their first-ever artist series, Undrafted 1600 forged a creative alliance with Elijah Contillo, bringing forth a line that intricately showcased the artist’s unique visual language across an array of garments, spanning from shirts and hoodies to sweatpants and beyond. This collection, titled “The Gold World Athletics,” also pays tribute to the brand’s affinity for patterns, weaving a narrative that showcases Undrafted 1600’s love for distinctive and eye-catching designs.
Inspired by their CEO’s love of movies, Richboyz released the “Eterna Collection,” proving how fashion can tell stories. With the cinematic charm of the Eterna Film Simulation, every piece in the collection gets a dose of that movie magic. Without a doubt, this holiday collection certainly added some heat this festive season.
Wrapping it up with a style statement, Coziest‘s “The Fifth” collection boldly declares the triumphant comeback of denim. It’s all about embracing the enduring character of this fabric, be it the classic Canadian tuxedo ensemble or seamlessly mixing it with other pieces like hoodies and logo-adorned shirts, showcasing denim’s timeless appeal and versatility.
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