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Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Baguio

Sabado’s

Though nondescript from the outside, Sabado’s is an Aladdin's Cave of genuine indigenous treasures. Poke around in the semigloom and you may find Kalinga spears (P2000), Ifugao headgear (P2500), hollow sticks used f…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Iloilo

Camiña Balay nga Bato

This beautifully restored Spanish home (1865) offers private tours of the upstairs living area (P150, minimum five people) and a downstairs shop where the ancient art of weaving hablon cloth is practiced. The shop …
Top Choice Vintage in Manila

The Collective

A hive of creative energy and cool, this co-op brings together a collection of urban galleries, vintage shops and boutiques along with a few bars and restaurants. It doesn’t really wake up until early evening. Many …
Books in Manila

Solidaridad Bookshop

Owned by the Filipino author F Sionil José, this fantastic shop has a masterfully edited collection of both Western and Eastern nonfiction, international magazines such as the New Yorker, and hard-to-find Filipino h…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Manila

Silahis Arts & Artifacts

This is almost more of a cultural centre than store. Intricately woven baskets, wooden Ifugao bulol (rice guard) statues, textiles and other crafts from around the country are sold next to beautiful antiques.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Bacolod

Negros Showroom

A one-stop shop for local handicrafts and organic products, including native jewellery, MassKara masks and piaya (sugary flat cakes). Also at Robinsons mall.
Top Choice Design in Manila

LRI Design Plaza

A conglomeration of art galleries and contemporary furniture showrooms under one roof showcases all that’s chic in the capital’s art and design world.
Top Choice Vintage in Manila

Cubao Expo

Uber-hip assortment of kitschy shops and galleries selling everything from old LPs to retro toys and housewares.
Top Choice Market in Iloilo

La Paz Market

Wonderfully chaotic market full of timeless sights and smells.
Arts & Crafts in Baguio

Teresita’s Antiques and Furniture

Teresita’s largely caters to serious collectors, with antique bulol out of financial reach of casual shoppers. There's also a good selection of Igorot textiles and beads, carved wooden items, vintage offering boxes …