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We rounded up the coolest stores on Instagram!
If you enjoy going to ukay-ukay stores as much as we do, then you know how fulfilling it feels to find one-of-a-kind pieces that you know you'll use forever. That said, you should also know how challenging the task is: bracing the
Think of it as the online version of ukay-ukay shopping!
There’s something to be said about curated vintage. Maybe it’s the way the word is thrown around so casually (read: “Love your jacket!” “Thanks, it’s vintage!”) or, even more importantly, how it’s part of the growing awareness and conversation surrounding sustainable fashion.
Have you been to "Glorious Dias" yet?
Before the birth of Glorious Dias, Jodinand Aguillon was almost ready to let go of his personal collection of vintage clothing... But how exactly does one get rid of trunks filled with history and memories? So being a fan of thrift shopping himself, Jodinand figured
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
All the looks were spot on!
In celebration of doing a full year of thrifting and styling videos, photographer and ukay-ukay queen Shaira Luna just came out with a lookbook inspired by Julia Barretto's outfits. The catch? She's tasked herself to recreate the star's OOTDs with only her
Using pieces from ukay-ukay!
There's no denying Nadine Lustre's got a sense of style that's launched a thousand copycats...and that's not always a bad thing! Latest case in point: Check out how YouTuber Ashley Garcia recreated three of Nadine's most iconic looks with ukay-ukay threads and even
Enjoy shopping in Japan without going broke!
There's a lot to admire about Japan, from its trippy toilets to its subway systems that could make you forget about Manila traffic. But shopping is a different experience altogether, and can be a bit daunting if it's your first time to
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!
And all with ukay-bought pieces!
Shaira Luna wears a ton of hats, and one has got to be Unrivaled Ukay Queen. Don't you agree? That said, you need to see her style her 50-peso printed shirt in 20 or so different ways—with every look made up of
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
Fashion photographer Shaira Luna is undoubtedly one of the industry's expert thrift shoppers. Aside from being talented behind the lens, Shaira also has a knack for finding the best pieces from ukay-ukay. Don't believe us? Then maybe you should take a peek
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
He even shares his tips for thrift shopping here.
If you're a fashion-inclined person, then you're probably familiar with the struggle of staying on top of trends without breaking the bank. Still, for some, it doesn't cross their minds to check out thrift stores around the city. We get it; not
And look really good, too.
Yep, holiday events are slowly starting to creep up on us. Many take this opportunity to buy new clothes and get all dolled up, but for some people, dressing up and spending for clothes may be the cause of stress! Fret not,
And spills all her secrets!
It isn't new news that most of the clothes I wear and use to style my personal shoots come from ukay-ukay shopping. It's a passion that I love to talk about, when asked! Actually, there are three questions I often get about
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