With retail shopping moving towards the online space, concept stores around the metro have blossomed to bring a new type of experience to its customers. Below, we run down 15 must-visit multi-brand concept stores where you can shop all your favorite designer brands and get your hands on hard-to-find items all in one curated space. Convenient, ain't it?
The Noble House company brings streetwear brands closer to Manila with its new cool space. Akimbo houses upcoming and under-the-radar brands from all over the world.
Brands to shop: Ambush, Axel Arigato, Bedwin And The Heartbreakers, Facetasm, Fila, Fxxking Rabbits, GCDS, Han Kjobenhavn, Marcelo Burlon, Know Wave, MSGM, New Balance, Oakley By Samuel Ross, Unravel Project, Wood Wood, Vans, XLarge, Rhude, Crep Protect, Opening Ceremony, and more.
Location: Greenbelt 5, Uptown Mall
Comme Çi brings together the work of some of the best of the best designers in Asia. You'll find here pieces from top local designers, too!
Brands to shop: C/Meo Collective, Bagasao Studio, Basic Movement, Yoya, Lally Dizon, Joey Samson, Two Chic, Mark Bumgarner, Daily Schedule NY, Vina Romero, Oel Design, Senada, Nimmind Studio, Matter Makers, A Pale Petal, Disaya, Rotsaniyom, Realistic Situation, Stocktonrow, and more.
Location: Power Plant
H&F Retail Concepts is one of the pioneer concept stores in the country. Founder Jappy Gonzalez was keen on his goal to shape the fashion scene in Manila: bring in big luxury brands and make shopping a whole lot easier.
Brands to shop: Celine, Dior Homme, Valentino, Marni, Dries Van Noten, Jil Sander, Yohji Yamamoto, Acne Studios, Alexander Wang, Adidas Y-3, Ami Paris, Fiorruci, Maison Kitsune, Maison Rabih Kayrouz, Simone Rocha, Comme de Garçons, Sacai, Zero + Maria Cornejo, JW Anderson, Kirin, Vetements, Noir Kei Ninomiya, Moncler
Location: Shangri-La Plaza, 8 Rockwell
Following Homme et Femme, Univers is another H&F concept store that leans towards more contemporary designer brands. Univers brings in in-demand designer brands that all the trendsetters 'round the world are hankering for. Step inside the store and you'll be brought to a whole new fashion universe, for sure!
Brands to shop: Moncler, Off-White, Palm Angels, Thom Browne, Valentino, Astier de Villatte, Common Projects, Heeley, Le Gramme, PLAY by COMME des GARÇONS, Porter, Vetements, J.W. Anderson, Mansur Gavriel, Fiorucci, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Sacai, Lanvin, Maison Martin Margiela, Mary Katrantzou, Wales Bonner
Location: The Shoppes at Solaire and One Rockwell East Tower Rockwell Center
Here's a little secret we're letting you in on: If you've missed a certain piece from past season's collections or simply just have a penchant for a good designer find, H&F houses their past pieces in Archives, a concept store that's also famous for its flash sales.
Brands to shop: Balenciaga, Carven, Valentino,Gosha Rubchinskiy, JW Anderson, Dior, Sacai, Off-White, Vetements, Kolor, Dries Van Noten, Maison Margiela, Lanvin, Noir Kei Ninomiya, Acne Studios, Robert Clergerie, Simone Rocha, Comme des Garçons, OAMC, Hender Scheme, and more.
Location: Aguirre St., Legaspi Village, Makati and Acienda Designer Outlet, Silang, Cavite
Cul-de-sac is another hub of the Noble House group that curates a number of cool designer brands. The name translates to "dead end" but it is anything but that. At every turn, you'll find pieces you'll want to shop and wear all the time!
Brands to shop: MSGM, Versus Versace, Tibi, Opening Ceremony, GCDS, Han Kjobenhavn, MM6 Maison Margiela, Wood Wood, Numero Ventuno, Ports 1961, Cult Gaia, Chiara Ferragni, Oakley by Samuel Ross, Fxxking Rabbits, Roav, Sequoia, Denim by Vanquish & Fragment, Nico Giani, XLarge, Geym, Bedwin And The Heartbreakers
Location: The Podium, S Maison, Power Plant
Got an obscure fashion label that you just can't find anywhere? Distinqt will most likely have it. This concept store is famed for being on the pulse of everything trendy and stylish. As their tagline says, the house is for those "who [are in the] know."
Brands to shop: Dion Lee, Nanushka, Giaquinto, Delpozo, Enfold, Jil Sander Navy, MM6 Maison Margiela, MSGM, Numero Ventuno, Tibi, Versus Versace, Walk Of Shame, Posrt 1961, Anderson's, Cult Gaia, CT Scuderia, Linda Farrow, Maymoma, Nico Giani, Schield, Sequoia, Stephane And Christian, Unimatic
Location: Shangri-la at the Fort
Assembly claims to be an editor of life. This retail concept store offers and array of cult faves and niche labels you won't find just anywhere else.
Brands to shop: 08Sircus, Adyn, Ahin Edition, Airinum, Alberta Ferretti, And Wander, Almost Black, Aprix, Arteum, Assembly, Assouline, Axel Arigato, Casadei, Christopher Kane, Claus Porto, CMMN SWDN, Common Projects, Emilio Pucci, Fratelli Rossetti, Han Kjobenhavn, Jennifer Behr, JMAN, Kaibosh, Kent & Curwen, Kindersalmon, Le Specs, Maiden Noir, Mihara Yasuhiro, Neul, Opening Ceremony, Palomino, Paul Smith, Prive Revaux, Stella Jean, Stepney Workers Club, Thames & Hudsons The Keiji Truest Society, Vero Moda, Won Hundred, Wood Wood, Yasutoshi Ezumi, Yuyatakate, and more
Location: Power Plant, SM Aura Premier, The Podium, S Maison
Cura V, or Curated by Five, is a concept store created by five tastemakers of today's society: Emi Jorge, Camille Ongpauco, Trisha Calma, Kai Lim, and Nicole Whisenhunt. They curate one-of-a-kind pieces from under the radar brands. Get ready to swipe your cards for local jewelry and designer accessory brands plus carefully edited fashion brands from all over the world.
Brands to shop: Riqueza, Natalya Lagdameo, Janina Dizon Hoschka, 13 Lucky Monkey, Joanique, Beatriz, Joyce Makitalo, Gabriel Martel, Cada Dia, FAE, Isabel Gatuslao, Maco Custodio, Neil Felipp, Angela Angeles, Emi Jorge, Nicole Whisenhunt, Stocktonrow, O°EL Designs, Flora Magica, otur, Mawi, Fallon, Kenneth Jay Lane, Nadine Delphin Paris, Loup Noirm, Betmar & Bailey, and more.
Location: Power Plant, Adora at Greenbelt 5
Got your heart set on the streetwear and sneaker culture? Commonwealth has got you covered! For special edition sneaks and tees, you can always find your fill here.
Brands to shop: A.P.C., Adidas, Adidas Consortium, Aimé Leon Dore, ASICS Tiger, Brain Dead, Bravo, Carhartt WIP, Commonwealth, Converse, Crep Protect, Dime, Engineered Garments, Hypebeast, maharishi, nanamica, Needles, Neighborhood, New Balance, Nike, Nike ACG, Our Legacy, Pleasures, Polythene Optics, retaW, Saturdays NYC, Stone Island, Stussy, UNDERCOVER, Vans, Wacko Maria, wings+horns, Y-3
Location: Power Plant, Greenbelt 5, SM Aura Premier
Think of Hoodwink as the playful and almost rebellious cousin of Univers and Homme et Femme. Shop your hearts out with Hoodwink's quirky pieces while sipping coffee from its newly-opened Kaffee shop at the Makati branch!
Brands to shop: Ami Paris, APC, Human Made, YMC, Maison Kitsuné, Eytys, Beams Plus, Lazy Oaf, Life's a Beach, Gosha Rubchinskiy, You Must Create, Grenson, Oliver Spencer, Men's Society, Les Artists, Volta, and more
Location: Unit 1, Republic Glass Building 196 Salcedo st., cor Aguirre st., Legazpi Village, Makati, and SM Aura Premier
Case Study Atelier will take care of your needs when it comes to streetwear shirts. The concept store houses both local and international labels that are edgy with a hint of social deviation.
Brands to shop: Chinatown Market, Fxxking Rabbits, Pleasures, Jungles Jungles, Quiet Life, FingerCroxx, Case Study, Babylon LA, Uashmama, Free Spirit, Converse, Threedown, Based Bastard, Revere The Risen, Vans, and more
Location: Bonifacio High Street
Moressi is here to bring you luxury finds that you didn't even know you needed! Whether it's a Golden Goose sneaker or a Goyard tote or a Valextra shoulder bag, trust Moressi to have it ready for you.
Brands to shop: Balmain, Off-White, Dior, Fendi, Issey Miyake, Valentino, Gucci, Versus Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Kenzo, Balenciaga, Goyard, Supreme, My Boutonniere , Golden Goose, DSquared2, Gianvito Rossi, Korobeynikov, Valextra, and more.
Location: S'Maison, Okada Manila, Shangri-La Plaza
Adora is the place to be for ladies who have a their hearts set on all things pretty and tasteful. Adora handpicks their designer items to fit the sophisticatied taste of the Adora lady and gent who are both always looking for the season's hottest pieces.
Brands to shop: Anya Hindmarch, Arezzo, Chloé, Harlan + Holden, Loewe, Pedro Garcia, Pretty Ballerinas, Saint Laurent, Schutz, Stella Luna, Stella McCartney, Valentino, What For, H Stern, Prada, Rimowa, Ray-Ban, Alexander McQueen, Guiseppe Zanotti, Bell & Ross, Oliver People's, Persol, Theo, and more.
Location: Greenbelt 5 and Shangri-La Plaza East Wing
If you're wondering where to get Supreme shirts and Anti Social Social Club goods, then we're glad to report that we've found your heaven at Popcorn General Store!
Brands to shop: Chinatown Market, Ripndip, Billionaire Boys Club, Fxxking Rabbits, Jungles Jungles, Carrots By Anwar Carrots, Supreme, Wasted Paris, Champion, Fila, FoG Essentials, 40’s & Shorties, Pleasures, Team Cozy, Italic, Thrasher, Anti Social Social Club, Daily Paper, and more.
Location: UP Town Center, Uptown Mall, Ayala Malls Manila Bay, Greenbelt 3