Shopping Guide

RL Picks: Department Store Finds

Be surprised with what you can find at your favorite mall


Without a doubt, malls are our go-to places when it comes to shopping. While they are constant favorites, department stores still hold a lot of surprises when it comes to home must-haves.

“Don’t think that department stores equate to generic- looking finds – a lot of them carry stylish and trendy pieces at nice prices. The best thing about big department stores is that everything is arranged by type and color, so if you have a palette in mind, it’s easier to look for coordinating pieces. Always bring a list, so that it’s easy to go through the wide selection,” shares Real Living Editorial Assistant Paula de Guzman.

Picks by Paula de Guzman, Dagny Madamba, Tala Singson, and Issa Villar. Photographed by Dakila Angeles and Dairy Darilag.

Read the original article ("Secret Shopping Hotspots") in the December 2013-January 2014 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.  

In the Metro

Triptych Prints, P999.75, SM Homeworld

Sink or Swim

Throw Pillow, P349.75, SM Homeworld


Vases, P199.75 (small), P299.75 (large), SM Homeworld

It's About Time

Wall Clock, P399.75, Our Home


Floor Lamp, P2,999.75, Our Home

Missed the Bus

Bus Candleholder, P599.75, Our Home

All in One

Cass Sofa Set, P24,950, Our Home

Yummy Yellow Green

Dakota Dining Chair, P2,995, Our Home

*Prices are subject to change.

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