DESIGNERS

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JJ Aquino

Nationality: Philippines
Country of Residence: Philippines

Filipino. Heritage. Purpose. These are the three tenets of the brand Vilquin. Proudly Phiilippine made and with a passion to bring to the forefront the artistry and beauty of Philippine textiles from various ethnic groups and communities. The brand believes that fashion can be a vessel to bring awareness and dialogue to support the craft of local handwoven textiles.

With a background in architecture, Vilquin’s focus is on creating modern, streamlined and practical silhouettes with a high regard for sustainable practices and fair trade for the artisans.

The brand also aims to promote local textiles and various indigenous crafts by incorporating them through a modernized vision of Filipino street wear with an inclusive and global appeal.