Philippine fashion accessories and jewelry report highlights products using indigenous materials
Online report features 15 verified export suppliers offering new designs of handbags, wallets, shawls, scarves and jewelry, plus details on product pricing and supply market trends.
MANILA, Dec. 6, 2016 – The Hinrich Foundation released the Philippines Sourcing Report: Fashion accessories & jewelry 2016 with the support of its partner in export development, Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL).
The online report includes details of 15 export suppliers and profiles handbags, wallets, shawls, scarves and costume jewelry. It also features industry information, new product features, price guides and export data. PDFs of each section are available to download for free online.
Report highlights wide range of indigenous materials used
Makers of fashion accessories and jewelry in the Philippines are using indigenous materials to differentiate their designs. Many are adopting pineapple-cotton blends and textiles made of abaca and other indigenous fibers in accessories such as clutches, totes, handbags and wallets. Beads made of seashells, natural wood or coconut are being used for embellishments.
“Most suppliers create their own designs. They can also develop models to buyers’ specifications or customize pieces for specific events,” said Cherrilyn Baylon, Hinrich Foundation’s Philippines export consultant. “To highlight Philippine talent for design, we have also released a special report titled Design capability Philippines.”
The special report offers insight on how the innately artistic, creative and resourceful Filipino designers build on their multicultural heritage to design pieces that are relevant to the modern consumer and lifestyle.
Philippines Sourcing Report: Fashion accessories & jewelry 2016 is one of a series of online Sourcing Reports covering emerging Asia supply markets. A full version of the report can be viewed online here.
Sourcing from Philippines buyer’s guide
To help buyers new to Philippines sourcing, the Hinrich Foundation has prepared a guide that provides an overview of the industries and products available.
Buyers will also learn how to find and evaluate reliable suppliers, available banking options, common methods of payment, shipping details and steps to avoid or settle trade disputes at Sourcing from the Philippines.