As the fashion landscape evolves, there’s a growing emphasis on homegrown brands that encapsulate the essence of Filipino identity while resonating with global trends. Among these emerging brands, a notable trendsetter is the rise of quality bag brands designed exclusively for men.
These brands not only reflect the diverse facets of Filipino culture but also cater to the evolving needs of today’s modern man. Whether it’s for casual, commute, business, or just everyday use, there’s a bag that caters to every man’s need.
They capture the spirit of Filipino masculinity, offering a blend of style, functionality, and craftsmanship that sets them apart on the international stage.
Let’s Delve into Some of the Standout Bag Brand for Men.
Legazy Street’s Nod to History Through Urban Sophistication
When it comes to urban sophistication, Legazy Street takes pride in its commitment to local craftsmanship, incorporating traditional Filipino elements into contemporary designs. Their signature motif, featuring “Baybayin” on every design, helps them stand out amongst others.
This brand captures the essence of city life, offering bags that are both stylish and durable. Whether you’re navigating the bustling streets of Manila or traveling for business, Legazy Street ensures you do so with an air of sophistication.
Another factor that they are proud of is their affordable prices. For less than 1,000 pesos, you can afford small bags like sling, cross body, and belt bags. Their bigger bags range along 1,500 pesos.
Everyday is an Adventure with The Adventure PH
The Adventure PH has the biggest array of styles to choose from. From business style laptop bags to leisure duffle bags, they cater to the different adventures every man takes on. With a range of backpacks and duffels designed for everyday life, this brand seamlessly blends style with functionality.
They also offer a multitude of transparent bags, which is the most popular choice for concert and event goers.
Whether you’re planning a weekend trek or a spontaneous getaway, Adventure PH has got you covered. Expect rugged and strong materials, sleek vegan leather, and designs that resonate with the modern explorer.
Their prices range from 300 pesos (for small bags) to over 1,000 pesos (for bigger bags).
Akbay PH Featuring 3 Way Bag
Akbay PH features its multi wear product, where you can wear the bag 3 different ways. Each bag can turn into a backpack, a carry-on bag, and a shoulder bag.
Though they may lack other designs, they still have so much more room to grow into. They are strong on functionality, offering multiple pockets inside and a padded interior for laptops.
Their bag does also come with an array of color options to choose from and sell for less than 2,000 pesos.
The Minimalist Elegance of Zero Gravity MNL
For those who appreciate minimalist aesthetics, Zero Gravity MNL offers a curated collection of bags that exude elegance and simplicity. With clean lines and understated designs, this brand appeals to the modern man’s sensibilities. Crafted with precision and attention to detail, Zero Gravity MNL ensures you make a statement without saying a word.
They offer a sizable amount of designs in their collections for rucksacks, messenger bags, crossbody bags, and tote bags. The prizes range between 1,000 to 2,000 pesos.
For genuine leather aficionados out there, they also offer genuine leather wallets and notebook cases for 500 to 900 pesos.
With so many expensive, high-end, brand names dominating the landscape of bag brands, you can tell why it’s very difficult to find the right one for you. The one that caters specifically to men’s fashion preferences, at the same time is very durable, and high quality.
Whether you’re drawn to urban sophistication, adventurous escapades, cultural heritage, or minimalist elegance, brands like Legazy Street, Adventure PH, Akbay PH, and Zero Gravity MNL offer something unique for every discerning gentleman. Embrace the local craftsmanship, celebrate Filipino artistry, and elevate your style with these standout brands.
Ashly R. Marin is a young writer just starting out as an intern in the field. While he may be well-versed in writing news, opinion, and feature articles from being a journalism student at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Ashly enjoys writing about and doing photography, film, music, theatre, and art.