Habagat Rattan Backpack

Habagat Rattan Backpack


We’ve got your back on this one! Named after the Philippine deity Habagat, this backpack is made of rattan – an indigenous material used by the native Mangyan people since time immemorial. Topped with an organic varnish from local tree saps, it’s a living testament of the natives’ resilience tested through time. Inspired by the Alangans’ back baskets used to transport goods at great distances – its roomy interior makes it your perfect travel companion with its ability to house your travel gears and wares. Each purchase of this product makes a difference to alleviate the lives of the Alangan Mangyans.

Medium: 11″ x 10″ x 3.5″
Large: 12″ x 11″ x 5″


Photos used as reference here might be slightly of different color or shade compared to the actual product due to lighting and the settings of the device you’re viewing this page. Actual product dimensions might also have a difference of an inch, give or take, for the Mangyans use the ‘dangkal’ system of measurement in creating these crafts. These products are 100% handmade by locals using techniques passed on for generations. Consumer discretion is advised.