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Aranaz is a fashion accessories label that celebrates living a life in leisure. Collections are crafted to sprinkle hints of the exotic and artisanship on everyday life, providing the modern woman with a quick escape from their fast-paced lifestyles through items of intricacy and taste. Every collection echoes the history behind the brand and its affinity to craftsmanship and the handmade. The brand has perfected that signature blend of polished and artisanal — the very combination that has made Aranáz some kind of boudoir frequented by the chic, the powerful, the cool of manila. Mother-daughter trio: Becky, Amina and Rosanna Aranaz are the women behind the aranaz brand. Together they build on the brand’s rich heritage and legacy of craftsmanship by making use of traditional filipino crafts to bring it into modern day relevance.

After establishing her own manufacturing and export firm decades earlier, the family matriarch, Becky Aranaz, and her children founded the Aranáz label in 1999. A handbag brand that instantly became popular among the exclusive weekend bazaar set of manila.Since its launch, Aranáz has grown from its humble beginnings to become a leading filipino handbag brand that has set the stage and is the forerunner in bringing indigenous artisan crafts into the chic realm of the fashion world. Making filipino tradition relevant to the modern woman. Bringing forth a renewed sense of appreciation for local artisanship. Today, the Aranáz offsprings have stepped in to breathe new life to the brand and have started its expansion into the international market.
Forming a mother-daughter trio, eldest daughter, Amina Aranaz, stands as creative director and lead designer. While the youngest of the aranaz brood, Rosanna Aranaz leads international sales, branding and marketing. Together they build on the brand’s rich heritage and legacy of craftsmanship by making use of traditional filipino crafts to bring it into modern day relevance.

Aranáz has three stores in manila and is available in boutiques around the world.

HANDMADE DISCLAIMER 

All ARANÁZ pieces are made with natural, high quality and handmade materials from the Philippines. Each piece is handcrafted locally and may take weeks to be completed. Our items highlight the workmanship involved in embroidery, wood carving and metal sculpting.

The materials we use in our collections are natural. Therefore, these may feature a variety of characteristics that are intrinsic to the material. Thus, we cannot promise absolute perfection and items free from flaws. None of our items are completely identical as these may vary in size, shape and color. We like to think that this adds to the authenticity and character of each bag.

Over time the materials may fray, darken and get dirty due to wear and exposure to the sun. We recommend to handles your ARANÁZ piece with care, avoid water and keep them stored in the provided pouch and box. Pieces with brass elements may be polished regularly with brass polish.

Please use our pieces with tender loving care. 

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