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Kate Torralba

It’s hard not feel cheerful when you step inside - the designer’s upbeat personality dictates the décor, from the Warholesque portraits of her that line the walls to the colorful laughing Buddhas that adorn the shelves.
ADDRESS
2-032, 2/F, Greenbelt 5, Makati, Manila, Philippines

The Overview

Known for her fun, flirty dresses in bold prints, Kate Torralba was a leading light on the Philippine design scene long before her eponymous boutique opened in Greenbelt 5.

It's hard not feel cheerful when you step inside - the designer's upbeat personality dictates the décor, from the Warholesque portraits of her that line the walls to the colorful laughing Buddhas that adorn the shelves. Her ultra-feminine designs bear a distinctly retro feel, with short A-line dresses harking back to the 1960's, elegant 1970’s kaftans, and sexy halter-neck cocktail gowns that seem to channel a vivacious Marilyn Monroe circa 1955.

The shop also sells Torralba's handbag designs as well as her recently launched "Leg Love" hosiery line.

Tel: +63 2 729 1229

 

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