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Philip Rodriguez at Nest in Gorordo Avenue —THELMA SANJUAN

New Cebu lifestyle store has good finds from Visayas, Mindanao

Philip Rodriguez at Nest in Gorordo Avenue —THELMA SANJUAN

Philip Rodriguez curates them, from Bantayan women’s furniture to earrings of recycled material Cebu’s top fashion designer Philip Rodriguez has opened a home and lifestyle store.

Nest, at 38 Gorordo Avenue near Cebu Business Park, is a collaboration with Rodriguez’s niece, Patrice Tatiana Uytengsu, who shows clothes she has designed.

Patrice Tatiana Uytengsu before her fashion line defined by basic color palette and defined silhouette

Nest is a one-stop store with a good range of lifestyle picks curated by Rodriguez, from all over Visayas and Mindanao, and a few from Luzon. Among the finds from Luzon are the Gifts & Graces artisan products by communities supported by the fair-trade foundation.

Nest is one of the biggest lifestyle stores in Cebu. It follows the growing trend in Metro Manila where stores of home objects and fashion are curated by their owners known for their good taste and keen eye for design.

Sustainable fashion jewelry by Floureia, made from waste materials

Nest has good choices of houseware, including woven baskets from the Visayas, chairs, lamps, vases and other décor.

There are also fashion jewelry from leading Metro Manila accessory designers such as Ann Ong and Tim Tam Ong, and handmade sea glass jewelry from Camiguin. —THELMA SAN JUAN

Sea glass pendants from Camiguin
Denim ottoman is among the products of the livelihood project of the women of Bantayan Island in Cebu.
Red coral home accessories made in Cebu