The Lakapati Platforms
The Lakapati Platforms
The Lakapati Platforms
The Lakapati Platforms

The Lakapati Platforms

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The Lakapati is another one of our attempts to revolutionize the traditional bakya with the practice of upcycling.

The upper was upcycled from jute rice sacks which were then hand-dyed with Bayabas (Guava) leaves. The wooden heel is carefully hand-shaped.

Each pair is hand-crafted in Marikina City.

Product Features

  • Hand-shaped wooden heel
  • Upper: Upcycled upper from jute sacks, hand-dyed with Guava leaves
  • Straps: Genuine leather and braided jute detail
  • Available in Women's Sizes


About the Brand

TARA is a Filipino lifestyle brand dedicated to a love for travel and adventure, the outdoors, and Philippine culture.

We are committed to making conscious and sustainable pieces for people with the same passion and lifestyle.

TARA has been working with local bag makers and shoe makers to create designs which celebrate Filipino weaving.

While TARA is based in Marikina City, we have also worked with weavers, and artisans from the provinces of Aurora, Ilocos, and Negros.