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5 Must-Visit Stores To Ace The Tropical Style

These are perfect if you're going for that bright and airy look!

Photography: Pat Martires (Main Photo)

Who wouldn't want to wake up to the sound of waves cresting and breaking on the shore or spending the afternoon lying under the shade of palm trees? If we were given a choice, we'd all probably move to the nearest island in a heartbeat. No need to worry if your stuck in the city, you can bring the laid-back life into your home with tropical-inspired decor. Get excited to transform your home into a seaside paradise by visiting these stores:

Bungalow 300

From the well-curated collection of furniture by local artists and the soulful selection of in-house designs, Bungalow 300 carries everything you might need to bring the outdoors into your home. One of their bestsellers are the Anahaw pillows that can liven up your couch with designs like exotic florals and vibrant leaves.

RL Pick: Anahaw Pillow, P825 each

Bungalow 300 is located at 7, Buencamino street, Alabang. You can call them at 519-3143 or send them an email via online[at] 


Calfurn has been known for consistently exploring the use of indigenous but sustainable materials thus contributing to developing local workforce without causing any harm to the environment. If you love pieces with strong wooden elements and clean lines, you're sure to find something to bring home from your trip to their Angeles showroom. 

RL Pick: Long dining table, price available upon request

Calfurn is located at Manga Road, Pulung Bulo, Angeles City. You can call them at  (045) 322-8186. 


Locsin International is one of the leading makers of premium quality home furniture in the Philippines. Famous for turning out-of-the-box ideas and traditional design concepts into practical pieces, it is impossible to run out of things to love from their extensive line of living area furnishings. If you're looking for something to set the mood and add warmth to your entertainment area, the Langkawi lamp might pique your interest. 

RL Pick: Langkawi TL lamp, price available upon request 

Locsin is located at 2/F Unit 209 LRI Design Plaza, 210 Nicanor Garcia Street, Bel-Air II Village, Makati City. 

O+S (Outdoor+ Solutions)

RL Pick: Bone Stool, price available upon request

O+S is located at Suite 215, 210 Niconar Garcia Street, Bel-Air ll Village, Makati City. You can call them at 511-1016. 

Triboa Bay Living

Triboa Bay Living is a top-of-mind brand for furniture and lighting pieces that evoke a warm, casual, and resort-like ambiance. The heavy use of wood and neutral colors will perfectly complement any space—whether indoor or outdoor. 

RL Pick: Sophia Day Bed, price available upon request

Triboa Bay Living is located at LRI Design Plaza, Nicanor Garcia Street, Bel-Air II Village, Makati City. You can call them at 403-6281. 

PHOTOS: Pat Martires (Main) | Bungalow 300 | Calfurn | Locsin | O+S | Triboa Bay Living

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