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Shopping in the Philippines

Shopping in the Philippines

Contrary to people’s beliefs, Philippines is also home to various international brands when it comes to fashion and style. Even though the country is far from developed, it is chock full of shopping malls and more are continuously springing up in every corner.

Famous brands such as H&M are available in most shopping malls while luxury brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Hermes are found in malls of equal stature. However, what is every frugal shopper’s paradise is the number of flea markets available in every corner of Manila, the capital of the Philippines.

Most flea markets have everything you would need, from quality bags, shoes and apparel. This is a popular destination for people who are looking for cheap thrills or those that are interested in reselling. $10 will be able to buy you at least two shirts and a bag!

Midnight sales are also abundant in the country and are normally available during the Christmas season. You can get bargains for a wide variety of products. It also helps that there are charity bazaars going on the whole year round which are famous for designer items at affordable prices.

The Philippines is a haven for everyone who is dying to get their hands on some new items. Most items are reasonably priced and sales happen in every corner of the largest malls you will ever find. This is not surprising especially because this country is the home of SM Mall of Asia, consequently the biggest mall ever built in the whole of Asia.