New Parañaque K-pop and J-pop store is a fantasy land for loyal fans

K-pop and J-pop fans, you’re in for a treat! Chingu Dachi, a fan merch store located in Multinational Village in Parañaque, will be opening tomorrow. From albums to dolls and light sticks, it’s a cool place to get your fill of the latest BTS, Shinee, and Arashi fan merch without flying off abroad. Coconuts Manila ...

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MAC lipstick breaks PH Twitter thanks to collab with popular actress 

MAC lipstick breaks PH Twitter thanks to collab with popular actress 

Philippine Twitter has been taken over by talk of a new MAC lipstick. While there are plenty of Filipino beauty junkies, this isn’t solely because of makeup. Last night, the...

Bibliophiles, get ready for another massive book fair in Manila next week

Bibliophiles, get ready for another massive book fair in Manila next week

We’ve got a lot of bibliophiles in this town, so there’s a fair bit of buzz going around for the upcoming 39th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) that’s...

Heart Evangelista featured in ‘real Crazy Rich Asians’ video by Harper’s Bazaar 

Heart Evangelista featured in ‘real Crazy Rich Asians’ video by Harper’s Bazaar 

The upcoming film Crazy Rich Asians may be completely fictional but this new video from fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar reminds us peasants that there really are people...

15 local shops with great leather goods: Wallets, shoes, bags, key chains, and more

15 local shops with great leather goods: Wallets, shoes, bags, key chains, and more

Aside from having some solid fashion-forward clothing labels, the Philippines is also a good place to buy leather goods, thanks to the country’s quality craftsmen and...

Filipino-Italian model, Harvey Weinstein accuser Ambra Gutierrez now one of the faces of Victoria’s Secret

Filipino-Italian model, Harvey Weinstein accuser Ambra Gutierrez now one of the faces of Victoria’s Secret

Good karma, finally. Ambra Gutierrez, the Filipino-Italian model who made headlines after she accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of assaulting her, is now a...

Young Filipina fashion designer wins ‘Lectra Special Award’ in Italy

Young Filipina fashion designer wins ‘Lectra Special Award’ in Italy

Talented fashion designer Renee de Guzman secured the Lectra Special Award at the final event of the 25th Edition of the International Lab of Mittelmoda last July 21. Mittelmoda...

Italian luxury fashion label Off-White opening in Manila in August

Italian luxury fashion label Off-White opening in Manila in August

Manila’s denizens have another reason to max out their credit cards with the arrival of Off-White. In a statement posted on its official Instagram page, it said that the...

Sunnies Studios launches makeup line 

Sunnies Studios launches makeup line 

Those who follow local fashion brands would have noticed that earlier this week, the Instagram account of Sunnies Studies was uncharacteristically empty. Empty as in their entire...

Asia’s Next Top Model announces Cycle 6 contestants, 2 women to represent PH

Asia’s Next Top Model announces Cycle 6 contestants, 2 women to represent PH

“Wanna be on top?” These women do. Ahead of the premiere of its sixth cycle (that means “season” to Top Model noobs), reality show (and popular guilty...


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Coconuts Manila Retail Therapy

So where should you spend your next salary? We have ideas! From high-end malls catering to to those who have the cards to swipe, to pop up night markets selling special edition items, we got you covered. Which styles must go? Who is the next big thing in the world of fashion? What are the international brands heading to Manila in the next few months? We’ll make sure you know about the latest street styles and trendiest looks, too.