Suit up! Custom-made clothes are often considerably cheaper in Metro Manila than in Western countries. Finding those small tailor shops in the Megacity can be a feat, but there are a couple of places where they will provide you with that suit you need.
Market! Market!’s name has exclamation points for a reason. Location and selection are the outdoor mall’s strengths making it a favorite shopping spot for those who like to shop in a clean and airy environment.
There are a lot of places in the Megacity where you can have the perfect shopping experience - and in some you can even do the groceries and go shopping the latest clothes at once. For the latter category, have a look at our section on selected Malls in the Megacity. This section features stand-alone supermarkets, shopping centres, and stores which offer a wide range in goods as well as a great shopping experience.
Ritual Organic Grocery sells a range of Filipino products coming from all over the country - from coffee produced in the Mountain Province to fish sauce from the southern parts of the Philippines. The shop recently moved from The Collective to Arnaiz Avenue, just a few minutes walk from Greenbelt.
"Vom Fass" is German for "from the cask", and that is how the delicacies at this little store are served. The two branches in Metro Manila have a wide, constantly changing selection of liquors, oils, vinegars, and whiskeys, sold straight from the barrel per 100 ml.
S&R is a "membership-shopping club" and wholesale market that caters to businesses as well as individuals. The five branches in Metro Manila offer a wide selection of imported and local goods, many of them in value packed sizes.
The Manila Collectible in Intramuros is more than just a shop for souvenirs and handicraft. It is a "Culturespace" that offers handmade products from all over the Philippines as well as workshops, events, and tours to promote the rich cultural heritage of the country.
Located inside Manila’s walled city Intramuros is a quaint antique and crafts shop called Silahis (sun’s rays), The shop, established in the late 1960s, is dedicated to a “better understanding of the Filipino people” by collecting and selling arts and crafts from different parts of the country.
The beauty of contrast can be seen in all Yadu bags. The lifestyle brand sells bags that are one-of-a-kind, which means you won’t have to share a design with another person – ever!
In a time where everybody has a camera in his/her mobile phone, Lil' Whims brings back spontaneity and a moment of surprise to picture taking. The little store in The Collective specializes on instant film cameras and accessories.
The flagship store of kitchenware and food retailer Gourdo's is located in the Fort Entertainment Center. If you like cooking, here you'll get all the tools and many ingredients you need.