A few more weeks and we will be welcoming the month of December! Holiday tunes will be flooding our air waves, bright lights will adorn every street corner, and the worst traffic in the metro, like the Grinch story, will unfold.
Christmas rush will be upon us. But fret not, because we’ve gathered the best deals and promotions for you this November. You don’t have to wait until December to stock up on gifts and goodies you’ll be giving away for the holidays. You get the best deals, yes, plus you get to avoid the mob that will surely fill the malls next month.
SM Fashion Woman Sale
Where: All SM Stores
When: Until November 30
Ladies! SM Malls are the place to be for your shopping needs
Shopping is a lot of women’s way of reducing stress. If you’re one stressed gal this time of the year, you’ve got this month on your side. Drop by any SM mall before November ends and take advantage of the SM Fashion Woman Sale with up to 50% off selected items. Browse through their collection of clothing and accessories so you can be party-ready by December.
The Great Lifestyle Brands Holiday Sale
Where: The Playground Bench Tower , Bonifacio Global City
When: Until December 29
Great brands will be under one roof until December 29.
If you’d love to storm each and every store in the malls to find the best deals but just don’t have the energy to do so, this is great news for you: lifestyle and clothing brand Bench is hosting The Great Lifestyle Brands Holiday Sale until December 29. Several great brands will be under one roof so you don’t have to worry about going low on energy and missing on good finds. Participating brands include Cotton On, Factorie, Vera Moda, and Typo, among others.
Up to 70% discounts are up for grabs. If you’re eyeing one of the participating brands, this is the time and place to shop.
Where: World Trade Center, Manila
When: November 18 to 30
The first wave of Noel Bazaar this year is here!
Noel Bazaar is every shopper’s favorite time and event of the year. The much-awaited gathering will be participated in by entrepreneurs boasting of their own products—from clothing to accessories, and even food. You might want to also catch the workshops and demos during the event. The first wave of the bazaar will be from November 18 to 30, so you may now begin to call your favorite shopping buddies. Expect to score some great finds that you can keep or give as gifts this holiday.
Complete your makeup stash with NYX’s buy-two-get-one-free promo
Just like your wardrobe, your cosmetics should receive an update, too. And Christmas parties are always a good excuse to buy new makeup so we can give our best looks even if it’s just for one night. Take advantage of NXY’s “Buy Any 2 NYX Soft Matt Lip Cream, Get 1 Free” promo when you visit their stall at SM Makati until November 30. You’ll get to take home three shades from their Soft Matte Lip Cream collection that should complete your makeup stash.
Anvil’s “Grand Christmas Sale”
Where: No. 25 Brixton St. Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City
When: Until December 10
Books galore at the Anvil Grand Christmas Sale
Change the game this holiday season and give the gift that keeps on giving. Instead of wrapping another mug or picture frame, why not hoard on books at the Grand Christmas Sale of Anvil Publishing Inc. and give them as a gift this year? Books are priced at as low as PhP5, so you can look forward to getting a long way with your budget, however limited.
St. James Christmas Bazaar
Where: Ayala Alabang Village
When: November 24 to 27
Shop and help a church out at the St. James Christmas Bazaar.
People from the south are in for a treat because St. James Christmas Bazaar is happening once again from November 24 to 27. The annual event will be attended by over 500 concessionaires that will give shoppers plenty of options. Expect to see the usual bazaar items like clothes and accessories, but also prepare your wallets for items like home decors, organic products, and a lot of food. Aside from shopping to your heart’s content, you’ll be helping out as well since proceeds from the bazaar will go to the St. James Parish Church in Ayala, Alabang.
Blims Fine Furniture’s Holiday Sale
Where: Blims Stores
When: Until December 31
Give your home a makeover and shop at Blims Fine Furniture
If you want to start investing this year in items with higher value like furniture, you can take advantage of Blims Fine Furniture’s Holiday Sale. The furniture shop is offering as low as 50% off on selected items until the end of the year. They are also offering 0% interest rate for up to 24 months if you’re going to use a credit card to buy. Browse the Blims website to see their collection of items that you can choose from to give your abode a new look.
Snack Time’s “All You Can Eat”
Where: Snack Time branches nationwide
When: until December 15
Snack your heart out at Snack Time’s “All You Can Eat” promo.
Shopping all day is not an easy task! After braving the long lines at the counter, you might want to treat yourself with a quick movie and “All You Can Eat” snacks. That’s right. SM Snack Time is offering unlimited popcorn or drinks for only PhP99, and hotdog sandwiches for PhP199. Even if you’re not planning to watch a movie, you can grab your shopping buddies and go for a quick refreshment before visiting another store.
Rustic Mornings’ anniversary buffet
Where: San Roque, Marikina City
When: November 18 and 25
Tucked in the little city of Marikina, Rustic Mornings by Isabelo has wowed many guests for years with their rural dining ambiance amidst the busy streets that surround it. As a way of thanking their loyal customers, they are serving “The 4th Anniversary Buffet” on selected Fridays of the month. On November 18 and 25, you can invite your friends for a sumptuous meal at Rustic Mornings for just PhP500. Buffet is available from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Whether it is clothes, cosmetics, or home décor that you need, November is bursting with deals and promos that you can take advantage of. Don’t wait until December to shop and cry later!
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About Patricia Marie Prado
Patricia came from the field of business and accounting but is now pursuing her dreams of being a writer. She is a self-confessed introvert and is passionate about reading, travelling, writing, movies, coffee and God. When she's not writing, she loves discovering new coffee shops/cafe and doing TV-series marathons.
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