Ahtisa Manalo: Dutiful & beautiful

Published:, June 24, 2018

Bb. Pilipinas-International Ahtisa Manalo in the Linea Etnika Francine Dress creatively worn as a stylish top in 

Allure Philstar feature: 


You’d Want To Wear These 9 Modern Filipiniana-Inspired Pieces!

Published: Metro.Style, June 12, 2018

9. Hand-loomed Dress Featuring Yakan Weaves By Linea Etnika

Finally, Karen Davila proudly wears a hand-loomed dress designed by Joy Belmonte and Looie Lobregat of Linea Etnika. This little black dress is anything but ordinary—it features an intricate Yakan weave. Its makers hail from Basilan and Zamboanga City!




"Fashion District" Feature

Linea Etnika pants featured in "Fashion District", Manila Bulletin Fashion and Beauty, April 6, 2018 

Go Lokal! with Kultura and DTI

Published: Philippine Daily Inquirer Lifestyle E4June 11, 2017

Kultura in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), recently launched its GO LOKAL! pop-up store at SM Makati. DTI Sec. Ramon Lopez and SM Investments Corporation ViceChairperson Tessie Sy-Coson together with DTI Usec. Nora Terrado led the ribbon cutting ceremony.

The GO LOKAL! program showcases quality and innovative Philippine products crafted, designed, and produced by the country's micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). It will serve as a marketing platform for MSMEs to gain...

Meet the Women Who Are Making Filipiniana Chic and Modern

Published: May 26, 2017, Town & Country

Linea Etnika's Joy Belmonte and Looie Lobregat aim to make weaves mainstream while empowering women entrepreneurs.

“It’s always nice to wear a touch of Filipiniana, especially when you’re meeting foreign guests or working in government. There’s this advocacy of buying and supporting your own. But it’s so hard to find non-scratchy, elegant but affordable designs that I can wear every day,” says Joy Belmonte, Quezon City’s vice-mayor. So when her friend Looie Lobregat casually pitched the idea of creating a line...