If you still haven't found that new dress to ring the New Year in, there's no need to panic. We're here to help. Peep a few of your options for that knockout number below!
Best for: Feeling like a VIP
Address: 2/F MDi Corporate Center, 10th Ave, BGC, Taguig
You might already know the boutique as @ShopLCP on Instagram. But you have to step in the store to get the full experience! They never fail to make you feel special, as if you're living that personal shopper dream sequence, replete with champagne.
Best for: That new-new
Address: Shangri-La at the Fort
Having recently opened in Shang at the Fort, Distinqt houses brands such as No. 21, Tibi and Linda Farrow. So it's perfect whether you're looking for an entire lewk, or just to complete a look.
ARCHIVES D'HOMME ET FEMME
Best for: Designer discounts
Address: Gamboa St., Makati
As the name suggests, the store is an archive of off-season goods from the labels over at Univers d' Homme et Femme and its sister shops Comme des Garçons and Balenciaga, to name a few. But more importantly, and let's be real here, who doesn't love a discount? It's like our very own outlet in the heart of Manila.
SEEK THE UNIQ
Best for: Not leaving the house
Seek the Uniq's items are sourced from all over the globe to ensure utmost uniqueness, but there's something to be said about its curation. The pieces always have a tropical fiesta vibe to them—perfect any time, any place in our country.
THE BENCH TOWER
Best for: Sales and savings
Address: 30th St., Taguig
Home of Suyen Corp., The Bench Tower houses local mainstays Bench, Human, Kashieca as well as Cotton On, La Senza, Typo, Repetto and The Face Shop. These are just a few of the brands you'll find at its holiday sale. But hurry, its last day is on December 29th!
Best for: Getting your shopping done in one place
Address: Greenbelt 5
Adora needs no introduction. It stocks everything from Anya Hindmarch to Harlan + Holden to Malin + Goetz. Just throwing that last one in there, in case you've ran out of time to pick out a new party dress.
Best for: The OG
Address: Ayala Avenue, Makati City; EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard Mandaluyong City; Araneta Center Cubao, Quezon City; Alabang, Muntinlupa City
Who can ever forget the OG? Say what you want, but the Tantocos are the first to create an upscale department store and Rustan's delivers on that level of taste until today.