10 Places to Shop Formal Dresses in Manila
When you need something chic, real quick.
(SPOT.ph) For the countless weddings and formal
Style Staple (@stylestaple)
Simple yet effortlessly chic, the frocks at Style Staple combine the right amount of sass and style which is why it is a well-loved brand by celebrities and party-goers. If you want something trendy and sophisticated at the same time, relish on their printed, pleated, and tasteful finds from their humble little shop in White Plains.
Style Staple is at 94 Katipunan Avenue, White Plains Road, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Style Staple's Facebook page.
Rosa Clará is a renowned Spanish
Rosa Clará is at The Residences, Greenbelt Tower III, Makati City. For more information, log on to Rosa Clara's Facebook page.
Charina Sarte (@charinasarte)
Not one to shy away from showing a bit of skin or a little fun? Then let Charina Sarte’s designs allow you to flaunt that body you worked so hard for. Feminine pieces tastefully designed with a bit of cleavage here or a thigh-high slit there, her pieces are made for the confident woman. Charina Sarte is available in France, Spain, Germany, and more, but if you want to be able to fit her creations, it’s just one Greenbelt stop away.
Charina Sarte is at 2/F Greenbelt 5, Makati City. For more information, log on to Charina Sarte's website.
In need of a floral dress for a garden wedding? How about a billowy frock for that beach nuptial? Or maybe you’re a bride who would want something quick and easy for your bridesmaids? Ladies, your needs are all just a click away. Zoo offers mini dresses, full-length frocks, and even a few jumpsuits as well as top and skirt combos that you can choose from. The best part is that you can be sure
Where to find a modern
Religioso is at 2/F Greenbelt 5, Makati City. For more information, log on to Religioso's Facebook page.
House of Laurel (@houseoflaurel)
Being dressed by one of the country’s most established designers has never been this easy. Make that Rajo dream come true and stop by his shop in Makati for classics with a twist for you, your beau, your mom, or even your niece! He regularly updates his collections so you can be guaranteed to find something new with each visit.
When you’re at the mall and a last-minute event pops up, you need something that's wearable with no fuss, fast. Score clean, timeless pieces in various hues you can take from church, garden, and even beach weddings at Tantease. The Power Plant Mall branch is currently under renovation, but you can still shop Tantease in Glorietta.
Tantease is at Cinderella, Glorietta 3, Makati City. For more information, log on to
SM Fashion Forum (@smfashionforum)
SM wasn’t lying when they said they’ve got it all for you. Easily accessible through their countless stores nationwide, we urge you to check out what this “department store” has to offer before judging because SM is seriously upping their game. In case you didn't know, SM carries a wide selection of
SM Fashion Forum is available at The SM Store in SM Makati, SM Aura Premier, SM Megamall, SM North EDSA, and SM Mall of Asia. For more information, log on to SM Fashion Forum's Facebook page.
Youngblood Tony Evan is now selling his pieces online. If you are in need of something unique but wearable, and not afraid to wear something people will surely talk about, then he is the designer for you. Feminine but edgy, and classic with a hint of modernity, check out his website to see if you’re confident enough to rock his creations. Did we mention he even offers RTW bridal gowns sold at unbelievably friendly price points? Score!
Apartment 8 (@apartment8clothing)
Apartment 8 is the not-so-secret go-to brand of your favorite stars. It’s impossible for a female living in Manila to not know the brand. Always updated with all the latest trends, make Apartment8 be your go-to brand for both your everyday and formal wear needs.
Apartment 8 is at 33B Scout Borromeo Street, Barangay South Triangle, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Apartment 8's website.