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Online Store of the Week: Tilda

A shop inspired by Tilda Swinton.
Online Store of the Week: Tilda
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A shop inspired by Tilda Swinton.

What happens when two chronic shoppers decide that they want to travel to Paris regularly? They make it their business to do so.

It all started when Kat Lim came back from a Paris trip and told her friend Christine Dychiao, "We have to think of a reason to travel to Paris regularly, like a real reason and not just for leisure." Tin’s answer? "That's easy, we should do buying trips!" Currently living any fashion girl’s dream, they decided that there is a way to travel more, shop more, and be productive all while feeding their wanderlust. Rooted in their shared passion and natural inclination to shopping online, the two turned the dream into an opportunity to bring the brands they love to Manila. As luck would have it, two more friends, Pat Ramos and Emily Yap, were also interested and the four launched Tilda together.

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Charlie May denim track jacket

If you’re on the lookout for unique pieces by some of the most sought-after-but-hard-to-come-by labels (here in the Philippines, at least), then we suggest you head to shoptilda.com. “We choose items based on what we personally love, that we feel our customers would appreciate as well,” Tin shares. Their shopping philosophy? Thoughtful choices, quality fabrics, and materials that can last at least a decade.

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Veja Esplar in white

They decided to name the brand after Tilda Swinton who they felt summed up their style aspirations: functional fashion that’s effortlessly chic. If you’re a busy woman balancing life between work and family but still make time for date night or bonding with friends all in the same day, then you’re probably a Tilda woman.

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Swildens Maia skirt

Cut through the fluff and go for good quality pieces from the brands they carry such as: Ancient Greek Sandals, BA&SH, Charli London, Chinti and Parker, Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen, Laurence Bras, Linda Farrow Eyewear, Majestic Filatures, Mara & Mine, Mari Giudicelli, Martiniano, NICO, Nicholson & Nicholson, Opening Ceremony, Paloma Barcelo, Rachel Comey, Stella Jean, Swildens, Tara Jarmon, Uemelo Muneloni, Unuetzer, and Veja. Excited yet? Well here's more good news: Keeping us on our toes, they shared that labels such as Armor Lux, Clu, Clare V.Maryam Nassir Zadeh, Otte D'ame, Tela and N21 are all in the lineup for their S/S 2017 collection. 

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Eleven Paris Baseball dress

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If you want to see their pieces up close, the ladies are also doing a trunk show in North Forbes this October 14-15. Follow them on Instagram @shoptilda for more details.

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