(SPOT.ph) It’s a brand-new month and for shopaholics, that probably means it’s time to hit the malls and check out what cool new finds they could score! Well, allow us to narrow down your search. This month, we spotted cool eco bags, T-shirts that will give you a serious case of wanderlust, reusable tumblers that can get you discounts on your drinks, and more. Happy shopping, Spotters!
Add these new finds to your shopping list this month:
Souvenir T-Shirt Collection (P1,500) from Strange Mercy
If astrology fans loved Strange Mercy’s zodiac-themed tees, travel junkies will want to get their hands on the local brand’s latest drop: the Souvenir T-Shirt Collection. The collection is a team-up between Strange Mercy and Piopio and features five colorful tees that will fuel your wanderlust. Each shirt is inspired by local destinations like El Nido, Siargao, Bohol, Banaue, and Manila.
Temporary Tattoos (P35) from Tiny Tatts
Been wanting a tattoo all your life but are too afraid of the commitment and the pain it comes with? Tiny Tatts has some pretty realistic tattoo designs that will make you look like you just got inked. We love their new design featuring beautiful flora and fauna. The best part? It's only P35 a sheet!
Reusable Cups (P150) from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Coffee lovers, here's a really great excuse to buy a new tumbler: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has new reusable cups and they're only P150. The best part? You can also get discounts on your drinks when you use your tumbler every Monday until October 21! Just be sure to check out their Facebook page to see the featured beverage for the day.
See a list of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf branches.
True Power Stay 16-Hour Matte (P299) from Avon
Here’s a lippie that can power through your next greasy meal: Avon's brand-new matte lip colors come in wearable shades that promise to last on your pout for up to 16 hours. We love how each tube is about the size of your palm—it’ll fit right into your favorite tiny purse!
Reversible Cami in Mustard (P450) from Candid Clothing
Candid Clothing proves that sustainable clothing doesn't have to be expensive. Case in point: their Reversible Cami that is made from factory surplus fabric what you can wear two ways! You can wear it either as a scoop- or square-neckline top—it really depends on your mood for the day. The best part is, you're helping out their partner communities with every purchase.
The Starting Point (P950) from Where To Next
Where To Next teamed up with the folks behind Things That Matter (who are the same people behind Rags2Riches) to create a special journal that encourages start on that big project or that fitness goal or that lifestyle change any time of the year. The journal features weekly reflections, a self-care routine, monthly art and prose, as well as a guide on how to shop with intention, among others. You can pre-order until September 30 and it will be available starting October 15.
Eco Bag (P250) from Malingkat Weaves
These reusable eco bags from Malingkat Weaves showcase handwoven textiles from all over the Philippines. They come in various patterns and colors, making them great gift ideas for the upcoming holidays. Plus, the fabric used for the eco bags is water-resistant, keeping your things or your purchases safe and dry. We love how it can be zipped up into a beautiful pouch so you can toss one or two in your everyday bag with no problem!
Retro Mustard (P3,295) from Salt-Water Sandals
Who says you can't wear sandals during the rainy season? Salt-Water Sandals' pairs make use of leather that's been coated in a sealant, making them waterproof and durable. The American footwear brand recently brought back their Retro style, featuring a basket-woven upper and ankle strap inspired by the Mexican Huarache sandals that were popular in the '60s.
Salt-Water Sandals is available at CommonThread, Mothercare, The Playground Store, Rustan’s, and Mosaic.
M.O.V.E. Collection (P446/lipstick, P649/lipstick on chain) from BYS Cosmetics
Australian beauty brand BYS Cosmetics teamed up with G-Force founder Teacher Georcelle Dapat-Sy for an eight-piece lipstick collection that consists of muted shades to bright red, all with a creamy matte finish. Each tube is encased in a badass packaging—and it even has a version that you can wear as a necklace! Pretty cool, huh?
See a list of BYS Cosmetics counters.
Basic Vintage Floral Cortez (P3,795) from Nike
The popular Cortez silhouette just got a fresh makeover. Featuring a cream exterior, the classic runner from Nike gets a gorgeous floral Swoosh and heel tab, lending the pair a dainty twist. Wear it with your T-shirt-and-jeans combo or with your go-to little black dress.