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December fashion round-up: Dress up with timeless and festive garments for your parties this holiday season

By Melanie Uson Published Dec 12, 2022 2:31 pm Updated Dec 22, 2022 11:11 pm

This December, fashion brands will help you wrap the year in style with the latest collection releases that celebrates you this holiday season.

Down to the last month of the year, brands are focusing on sustainability, comfortability, and festivity that lets you have an intimate, fun, and fashionable way to celebrate not just this holiday, but every occasion. 

Other than the Vans x IRENEISGOOD latest collaboration, Givenchy’s statement bag for this season, and Melissa’s 15th year anniversary with their The Real Jelly collection, find more interesting treats below.

Givenchy G-HOBO, the statement bag for Fall-Winter 2022
G-HOBO in medium.

First seen on the Fall-Winter runway, Givenchy presents the G-Hobo bag as the statement handbag for Fall-Winter 2022. It expands on the lexicon established by creative director Matthew M. Williams, bringing a supple construction, new lock hardware, and a refined nonchalance to the Givenchy V-Cut signature. 

The bag offers a minimalistic yet elegant beauty featuring a body in luxurious-grained leather or python, a sensual suede lining, and a strap closure with a leather-incrusted lock, an elevated new take on Givenchy’s distinctive hardware. 

G-Hobo comes in two sizes: a medium-sized bag for a posh look and practical use available in classic black, ivory, and tan colors, and a mini-bag, perfectly compact for a quick party getaway available in black and ivory, and in seasonal shades of celadon, dark orange, and ultraviolet.  

Party Mode: On with Monki


Monki offers a holiday treat that you can wear for dinner or brunch parties. Party Mode: On collection features coats, knits, coordinates, and dresses. Grace your parties in sequins, vibrant red pieces, zebra patterns, or classic monochrome. The collection also features the famous chunky Mary Jane shoes and Chelsea boots in cobalt blue and mole.

Love, Bonito brings Holiday mood
Sofia Andres on Verona Halter Neck Jumpsuit in Forrest.

Love, Bonito features an 80-piece collection with its For Every Holiday Mood campaign.

The campaign spotlights curated looks from fashion inspirations Singaporean co-founder Rachel Lim, actress, and entrepreneur Sofia Andres, TV host and entrepreneur Grace Chan, and entrepreneur, Bling Empire star and producer Kelly Mi Li  

Mainly, staples offer party-appropriate feminine silhouettes and styles. From elegant one-pieces and flowy skirts to statement dresses in bold new colorways. 

    Vans adds color with their IRENEISGOOD collab
    Authentic 44 DX in the IRENEISGOOD MULTI colorway, PHP 6,498.

    Vans Philippines brings love and encouragement with its latest collaboration with IRENEISGOOD. The genesis of this collaboration is finding individuality and self-expression through the power of positivity.

    It features a signature footwear style that uses bold patterns with a soft and luxe velvet upper and an aura-like tie-dye print. The fuzzy green laces complement and contrast the sherbet-hued upper, and Vans’ iconic Checkerboard pattern covers the footbed.

    The Vans x IRENEISGOOD Collection is available at select Vans retail locations and online at

    Melissa brings it back to the '90s with the The Real Jelly collection
    Melissa's The Real Jelly Flip flop and Jelly bag.

    Celebrating its 15th year in the Philippines, Melissa presents its latest collection The Real Jelly, joining the youth's journey to staying true to themselves and embracing their identity. 

    The collection features unique shoe and bag styles including Melissa Moon Bag, Melissa Flox Bubble, Melissa The Real Jelly Kim, Melissa Airbubble Slide, Melissa The Real Jelly Paris, and Mini Melissa The Real Jelly Paris. Radiating the playful spirit of Melissa, it also offers new designs with sleek lines, a colorful palette, and that timeless and nostalgic jelly feel, staying true to OG Melissa.

    Armani Exchange lets you mix-and-match this season

    Armani Exchange's Fall-Winter 2022 collection features garments in minimal and decisive shapes, colors, graphic designs, and patterns that are mix-and-match friendly.  

    Its bonus treat is a selection dedicated to the world of nightlife and music, an expression of the social and universal spirit of A|X, incorporating black mixes with denim. Highlighting sustainability, the garments are made with recycled nylon, organic cotton, and organic Pima cotton mixed with cashmere or wool for knitwear and outerwear linings.

    Toms opens in Glorietta

    Last Dec. 3, Toms Philippines opened its 15th store located at Glorietta 3. Aside from featuring the sustainability and classic features of its footwear, it highlighted its environmental advocacy by launching activities on the conservation of marine biodiversity and terrestrial wildlife, coastal clean-up, recycling drives, and reforestation initiatives. 

    Plains and Prints Emily in Paris collection


    For this holiday, Plains and Prints introduced garments inspired by the Netflix series Emily in Paris. Famously known for its classic and fine prints, this collection features colorful and dainty blouses, skirts, and dresses perfectly channeling Emily and her friends' Parisian life. 

    Let's Give Better with Levi's

    Levi's Tailor Shop.

    Levi's Tailor Shop.


    Levi’s Give Better campaign centers on their staples' durability and longevity in style in the wide range of  Levi’s® 501® collection, your favorite garments in denim washes and colors for both men and women.

    To make your gift extra special, you can bring your Levi’s piece to a Levi’s® Tailor Shop near you for an extra personal and one-of-a-kind customization of garments such as patchwork, fabric paneling, alterations, embroidery, hand painting, and more. You can get three free services when you purchase P3,500 worth of items. 

    Spend the holiday with Uniqlo's MARNI

    On to its second launch, Uniqlo's Marni second collection continues to bring you the vibrant you this holiday. With its creative designs of graphic prints, vivid colors, and three-dimensional forms,  you have all the freedom to mix and match their vests, sweaters, and shirts, perfectly bringing color to the crowd while embracing your body for warmth.

    The collection also features Kaleidoscopic Furoshiki Scarves you can use as an additional accent on your outfit, wearing it either as a headdress or the classic style around the neck. This handpainted scarf can also be used for packaging or as a stylish bag, taking inspiration from the Japanese "flower petal wrapping" technique.


    Adidas' Remember The Why Collection

    If you like to start your 2023 apparel in simplicity, Adidas revealed its 2023 collection, anchoring in the “Remember the Why” ethos demonstrating the art of reduction through bold simplicity and intentional design. The apparel collection focused on simplicity and celebrates the Three Stripes’ revolutionary spirit.

    The collection features garments with a muted palette of Halo Green, Metal Gray, and Cloud White from premium sweats, track pants, sleeveless shirts, shorts, and more. The collection aimed for effortless form and function while delivering a style versatility – on and beyond the court.