Hibla Habi

Ivan Fabia

Woven fiber shoes from thousand stories and a toe cap ornamented with brogue patterns, 2021.

These shoe celebrate influences that narrates the culture of the Philippines as a melting pot. From the far lands of the west to the nearby shores of the east, a fusion of vibrant traditions and diverse influences from all over the world. A showcase of Filipino world-class art, talent and culture. Resembling the art of Pagbabatok that brings the message of one sun, one moon for one earth – harmony and unity for everyone.

Material: fibers from abaca, rattan, buri and tikog (the art of Paghahabi) and heels made of wood carved from experience (the art of Paglililok).

© Ivan Fabia.


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