In recent years, multi-brand shops that offer much more than retail have become more commonplace. Through a highly curated mix of products, these so-called concept stores provide a lifestyle that appeals to a large number of people.
Here, we’ve rounded up a mix of must-visit concept stores around the metro.
Launched in June 2018, Akimbo carries a plethora of streetwear and contemporary fashion brands. These include Opening Ceremony, Facetasm, Ambush, MSGM, Han Kjobenhavn, X-Large, Marcelo Burlon, Bedwin and the Heartbreakers, GCDS, Axel Arigato, and Wood Wood. The store is an experience in itself, works by Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Bearbrick decorate the space. Ground Floor, Uptown Mall, Bonifacio Global City
Assembly is part of the Suyen
Ground Floor, Unit 130, SM Aura, Bonifacio Global City; Ground Floor, Unit R1-154, The Power Plant Mall, Makati; 2nd Floor, SM Keppel Podium, Mandaluyong; Ground Floor, S Maison Mall, Conrad Hotel, Pasay
If you’re looking for hard-to-get contemporary sports and streetwear, it’s worth stopping by Commonwealth For The Greater Good. Established in 2004, the lifestyle store has apparel, footwear, and accessories from A.P.C., Adidas, Alpha Industries, Anti Social Social Club, Carhartt, Champion, CLAE, COMME des GARÇONS, Saturdays Surf NYC, Suicoke, t By Alexander Wang, and many more.
Greenbelt 5, Makati City; SM Aura, Taguig City
When compared to
152 Upper Ground Floor, SM Aura, Bonifacio Global City
Moressi comes from the local distributors of Escada. The store carries the latest in contemporary and premier fashion including apparel, bags, and accessories from Valentino, Falke Socks, Van Laack, Roger Vivier, Valextra, Les Petits Joueurs, and Versus Versace, to name a few.
Conrad Manila; S’Maison Mall; Okada Manila
Popcorn General Store
Hong Kong-based retailer Popcorn General Store set up shop in the Philippines back in 2016. Since then, with the rising interest in streetwear in the country, it's opened two more locations. The store offers a wide selection of streetwear brands including Supreme, Stussy, HUF, and Converse.
2nd Floor, Uptown Mall, Bonifacio Global City; Level 1, Phase 2, UP Town Center, Quezon City, Ground Level, Greenbelt 3, Makati
An expansion of
Ground Floor, One Rockwell East Tower Rockwell Center, Makati