Our ‘Signature’ hoody is made with a soft and comfortable medium weight cotton fabric with details that would knock your socks off. These details include the custom zip and black belt tag along the waistline. The ‘baybayin (old-Filipino alphabet)’ on the front which translate to ‘ga-wa’ko-to’. And the high-quality print of the Kalabaw at the back which completes this awesome looking hoody. Advisory: Please wash before wearing it the first time. There’s loose fluff inside the hoody which may transfer on your tee and would be a pain to remove them. It should clear up after a wash!
We are a fightwear company based in the UK.“Gawa ko ‘to” – a seemingly ordinary Filipino sentence that means, “I made this”… but to us, it means so much more.
Bong is a self-confessed comic book geek, dreaming of making it into the comic book scene.Instead, his art has found itself on rashguards, grappling tights, shorts, t-shirts and kimonos.
Gawakoto creations are heavily influenced by Bong’s passion for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), and the Filipino Martial Art, Kali. He values and takes pride in his Filipino heritage, which is reflected in his designs.
Gawakoto prides itself in producing uniquely designed fightwear apparel. His unconventional take on graphics and art has appealed, not just to geeks alone, but to various martial arts/ BJJ practitioners.
Apart from designing for the brand, Gawakoto has been privileged to collaborate with some of the biggest and coolest fightwear companies in the UK, USA and Japan.