Ma. Rina Locsin

Ma. Rina Locsin
University of the Philippines | UPD

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The term ukay-ukay is derived from the Filipino hukay, which means to dig up. In Baguio City in the Philippines, ukay-ukay describes the thriving secondhand clothing industry that is slowly shifting the city's image from tourist capital to castoff clothing hub. Below the surface of this image runs a wide gamut of social, cultural and commercial int...