Beatriz is a luxurious, hand-crafted and modern brand with a fun, creative aesthetic that uses interesting materials in creative ways. It is known for its colorful and modern accessories with graphic prints, inspired by the colorful weaves of Philippine fabric. Launched in high-end boutiques in the Philippines in 2012, Beatriz can now be found in specialty boutiques. museum stores and department stores in the US, the Bahamas, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Australia, Bangkok and Paris.
Our brand, known for its handmade hard clutches with individually hand-glued thread with vivid eye-catching colors, has also forayed into bags and jewelry using materials like brass, resin, natural Philippine grasses, recycled plastic and tilapia fish leather.
Carissa Cruz Evangelista is the founder and chief designer for Beatriz. Before starting her brand, she worked with community-based enterprises and assisted livelihood communities nationwide in depressed areas in the Philippines. She continues to work with communities along with factories and has won the prestigious international Katha award in the Philippines in 2015 for her designs.