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Must-Visit Store: Lokal Home+Art+Fashion

Schedule a visit to Marikina soon!

Photography: Michael Angelo Chua

Over the years, Marikina has become one of the hottest spots for almost everything aside from quality shoes. It has tons of food spots, new restaurants, and home stores that are yet to be discovered by Pinoys.

If you're working on a holiday itinerary, make sure you include Lilac Street as one of your stops. The street is home to Lokal, a home, fashion, and art store where visitors can shop for hand-painted customized pieces curated by owner Connie Macatuno's twelve-year-old son.

Just in time for the holidays, the store also offers accessories and holiday-themed gifts that are perfect if you're still finishing your Christmas errands. Score great deals and make sure you check out these interesting finds: 

Daily essentials

Are you looking for sanitizers or anti-dust mite sprays for the home? These Mommy Patch products are the best finds! These items also come in pretty packaging so you can give them away as presents. 

Mommy Patch Products prices range from P140 to P480.

Handy bags

When buying Christmas presents for your loved ones, pick items that they can maximize and use every day. Opt to give these shoe and laundry bags that are available in different styles.

Prices range from P100 to P1,200.


Create a warm and rustic touch in the kitchen and dining area with these pieces that can moonlight as decor!

Straw bags

Straw bags can serve as chic accessories that you and your friends can use when shopping for gifts and groceries. These finds are so stylish, you can even use it daily! 

Prices range from P500 to P2,400.

To learn more about Lokal, follow them on Facebook.

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