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3 Fascinating Thrift Shops in Quezon City & Tagaytay

The hunt is over: head to these segunda mano stores that are bursting at the seams with unique vintage finds

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Original Article: Kathleen Valle Photography: Jun Pinzon & Vincent Coscolluela Pictorial Direction: Issa Villar & Dagny Madamba

Rummaging through vintage haunts like Makati’s Evangelista Street, Kamuning’s Swap Meet, and Japan Surplus Shops holds a certain thrill—you’ll never know when you’ll stumble upon a nostalgic treasure, a diamond in the rough.

Part of the charm of acquiring things from thrift stores is having something that has a “soul,” an item that already had a life long before you got a hold of it. Thrift shopping isn’t for everyone, as some people won’t appreciate taking home a Chinese vase with a layer of grime. But if you enjoy the thrill of the hunt, then check out what these three amazing segunda mano stores have to offer. 

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