Excerpt from the Inquirer.net, written and photography by Carol Tanjutco:
Natibo Atbp, by popular designer Paulo Manaid, aka Hatzumomo, creates fashion and accessories from handwoven, handloomed fabrics from tribal communities in Kalinga, Apayao and Ilocos. He incorporates indigenous fabrics in everyday fashion like T-shirts, masks and hats. Owner Manaid emphasized, “By working with native artisans, we help keep these traditions, the art of our ancestors, alive. “ His website is Hatzumomo.com .