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You never have to give up chic for cheap.
Let us play mythbuster right now and set it straight: Not all clothes from the ukay-ukay are flea-ridden and constellated with holes. In fact, thrift shops in the Philippines are actually treasure troves. If you wander around ukays anywhere from Anonas, Baguio,
Online seller Kim Ronolo thrift flips ukay clothes into cute pieces!
Thrifting and giving a second chance to pre-loved pieces of clothing is all the rage right now as it is a more sustainable way of buying clothing and lessening fabric waste. But sometimes ukay clothes can look a little outdated, which hinders
Check out her P20 finds in Sorsogon thrift stores!
If you’ve been following Heart Evangelista’s YouTube channel, then you know of her efforts to promote Sorsogon, the province which her husband Chiz Escudero is governor of. She has been actively advocating local tourism and supporting small-to-medium enterprises.Her recent vlog featured a
Stylish clothing doesn't need to be expensive!
Right about now, we're busy looking at Heart Evangelista's posts to cheer us up on a Monday. She's currently in Sorsogon, and she's been busy creating content that shows us how beautiful the Bicol province is. A wonderful update she has shared
Not into prints or any loud colors? Then shop these e-thrift stores!
We hear you, you want to shop at thrift stores but you’re not into quirky vintage pieces. Good news, because you don’t need to be a fan of zany printed shirts or that '80s secondhand store aesthetic to shop these curated online
She turned a 15-peso top into cute coordinates!
Ukay-ukay is having a moment right now, and for all the right reasons. Secondhand clothing is a sustainable alternative to purchasing fast fashion, and it's also so much cheaper than your go-to brands. The only thing is, thrifting requires a very special
It's all in the way you carry your clothes!
We've always talked about the stylish yet cheap finds one can chance upon in the ukay-ukay. That said, ending up with quality pieces that both fit your style and account for your taste—amongst a throng of seemingly endless clothes—isn't exactly a walk in the
Find out how we fared in the ukay challenge.
Shopping for clothes doesn't always have to mean buying brand new stuff. Sometimes a second-hand item from the market priced at 20 pesos can be worth so much more than those ludicrously expensive shirts you can find in the mall. For the
She'll teach you how to shop 'til you drop!
Shaira Luna, Promil kid-turned-celebrated photographer behind countless editorials and campaigns, is definitely not basic. In terms of style, that is. “I have slowly but successfully managed to ease myself out of the all-black and neutral phase I was in half a decade
She proves you can look stylish for less!
If you've been meaning to look more stylish for less, look no further! Jean Dalida, style blogger and ukay-ukay shopper extraordinaire, posted some of her best (and cheapest!) OOTDs on Facebook recently, featuring pieces that go for as low as just P10!
Know where to score the best deals from this thrift-shopping capital.
A popular local summer destination, Baguio city actually has a lot to offer in the shopping department other than scenic greenery and historical landmarks, sweet delicacies, and covetable cold weather. Over the years, the city has grown to become an ukay-ukay mecca
Game face on.
Ukay-ukay is relatively new to me. I've done research on it and written a number of articles about it, but unfortunately, I have yet to try it out myself. What I know of it comes from interviewing ukay experts and hearing stories as
She nailed the challenge.
From looking at her Instagram feed, you would think that Laureen Uy has never gone to an ukay-ukay in her life. But that's where you're wrong. Because before there was Laureen in head-to-toe designer, she was first a self-proclaimed "Ukay-Ukay Queen."In her
You don't need to break the bank to be stylish.
Fashion isn't always about the price point of the things we wear. As we deem fashion as art, we take pride in knowing that we can whip up a good outfit even without the hefty price tag. Plus, who says nice clothes
Dress like your favorite stars, but on a budget.
There's no denying that today's most in-demand celebrities are popular sources of fashion inspiration. Thanks to social media, it's quite easy to find out where their clothes are from if you want to replicate their looks. But what if you're on a
The photographer talks about cheap thrills and digging through boxes to find the perfect blouse.
Macklemore once rapped, “One man’s trash, that’s another man’s come up.” The song, of course, was aptly named Thrift Shop—a thing we know here in Philippines as an ukay-ukay.Further into the song, he talks about walking up in the club dressed in
Because a girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do.
School’s out and so is your allowance. Your closet is stuffed with chunky knits, tights, and boots from last season's shopping spree, thanks to your impulsive shopping tendencies. Summer is now in full swing and as much as you'd like to max
Here's all you need for a flawless thrift shopping experience.
Inspired by our recent ukay-ukay challenge, we’ve come up with an easy guide to make sure your ukay shopping will be a success. Not all of us are born good bargain-hunters, but if you’re attempting to conquer this feat, might as well