Keep Calm and Carry a Katre

Filipino brand KATRE celebrates a decade of producing quality and stylish leather goods.

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Last year, I was lucky enough to be invited to an intimate gathering at the Raffles Ownersโ€™ Lounge in Makati to celebrate Katreโ€™s 10-year anniversary. Katre is a local brand started by Kat Erro, a stylist and makeup artist. She worked in London for a few years until she decided to return to the Philippines with having this business enterprise in mind. Katre boasts of leather handbags, totes, clutches, and accessories that are designed for clientele who finds satisfaction on luxury in quality. I love how they also offer monograms for bag tags and their other leather accessories.

Here are the pieces featured in the celebratory brunch. Congratulations, Katre!


Katre x Mano Amiga. Mano Amiga is an affordable K to 12 school that provides scholarships and sustainable livelihood. Mano Amiga empowers low-income families to break out of poverty. 100% of profits from the purchase of the collaborative canvas bags will go to the school.
Bumbag V.2 is perfect for your travel or going to concerts
The set-up done by Happy Consultants Manila and Terrace House PH’s Donna Santos. Special participation of her plant family.
The Thames. My favorite. I would love to have this bag someday
The Mount. It’s a convertible bag that can be a handbag, shoulder bag, or a backpack


Katre’s Kat Erro
Brunch mates. David, Donna, and Glaiza
Guests designing their Katre x Mano Amiga bags
My first Katre bag. It’s a City tote with a monogram tag of my initials

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