Many options for men’s office wear are popping up all over the metro.
When it comes to fashion, men have also stepped up their game. And we’re not only talking about street style; men’s office wear has also elevated. Now, there are more options than ever for stylish business casual attire for men. Want to know just where you’d find these options? Below is a list of stores in Metro Manila where you can get stylish business casual attire for men. Check them out and get shopping!
Alabang Town Center, Ayala Malls The 30th, Uptown Mall, TriNoma, Robinsons Place Manila, Robinsons Galleria, Greenbelt 5, SM Mall of Asia, Duty Free Fiesta Mall Paranaque, Glorietta 2, Power Plant Mall, Shangri-La Plaza, Eastwood Mall, Newport City, Robinsons Magnolia
Original Penguin’s polos are their trademark style.
Images: Original Penguin Philippines’ Facebook Page
Established in 1955, Original Penguin has been one of the go-to shops for men looking for casual and formal wear. Known for their wide range of polo styles, Original Penguin is often credited to be the originator of the classic golf shirt.
Some of their popular polo styles include The Earl, Tricolor Earl, Daddy-O, Mearl, and Fashion. Besides their trademark polo shirts, Original Penguin also offers accessories such as belts and leather wallets that come in classy and sophisticated designs.
Robinsons Magnolia, Robinsons Place Manila, SM City Manila, SM Megamall, The Podium, TriNoma, SM City North Edsa, SM Aura Premier, SM City Bicutan, Gatewall Mall, SM Mall of Asia, Market! Market!, The Landmark, Robinsons Galleria, SM Las Pinas, SM Cubao, SM Marikina, Lucky Chinatown, Robinsons Metro East, SM Southmall, Shangri-La Mall, SM Makati, SM Sta Mesa, SM Sucat
Looking for sophisticated shirts? Arrow got you covered.
Images: Arrow’s Facebook Page
Arrow is known for their collection of formal long-sleeved shirts. Along with the different colors and patterns, you can choose from regular or slim fit to get the look suitable for your body. Arrow also has a line of trousers that can you look dapper, as well as chinos for laid-back outfits.
Arrow also has a line of trousers that can make you look dapper, as well as chinos for laid-back outfits.
But if your office’s dress code is formal, you might want to invest in an Arrow tailored suit. You can choose from a single suit, two piece suits, and three piece suits. Waistcoats and blazers are also available.
3. Mango Man
SM Megamall, Newport Mall, Rockwell Power Plant, SM Mall of Asia, Alabang Town Center
Mango Man caters to men who want upscale men’s wear.
Mango Man offers all the essentials every man should have for their work clothes, from timeless shirts made from breathable fabrics to chino classics and elegant trousers. Beyond formal wear, Mango Man also offers pieces suited for business casual attires such as sweaters, cardigans, and polos.
For casual wear, t-shirts and jeans are also available. When it comes to accessories, Mango Man’s shoe line boasts footwear made from materials such as suede and leather. Other stylish accessories you can buy include belts, ties, and bow ties.
4. The Ilustrados
Store location:94 Katipunan Avenue, White Plains Quezon City
Looking for something with a splash of color? Check out The Ilustrados’ Cuban shirts.
Images: The Ilustrados
Local brand The Ilustrados is known for their Cubans—vibrant printed button downs that can be worn either on the beach or at the office. If you’re not into prints, opt for their plain shirts that come in bright colors like mustard, teal, coral, blush, caramel, sky, and rust. Not only are the shirts trendy and modern, but they are also comfortable since they are made from linen fabric.
Greenbelt 5, Power Plant Mall, SM Megamall, Glorietta 3, Shangri-La Plaza, TriNoma, SM Mall of Asia
Zara’s line for men consists of ultramodern pieces for modern working men.
Images: Zara’s Facebook Page
If you’re struggling with your style, take a cue from Zara’s fashionable pieces. Zara’s pieces can get you inspired to put together an outfit from head to toe. Known for their timeless and sophisticated style, Zara is a hub for fashion-conscious folks who want the latest trends.
Robinsons Galleria, Estancia Mall, Eastwood Mall, SM City Fairview, The Podium, SM Megamall, SM Marikina, SM East Ortigas, SM San Lazaro, SM Mall of Asia, Gateway Mall, Robinsons Place Manila, SM North EDSA, and more
For pieces you can mix and match, grab a shirt or two from Uniqlo.
Images: Uniqlo PH’s Facebook Page
When it comes to basics, Uniqlo is one of the brands that come to mind. If you’re looking for casual wear, the Japanese brand houses stylish and easy-to-match pieces made from durable and breathable fabrics.
Shirts are available in fabrics such as premium linen, linen cotton, extra fine cotton, denim, chambray, and oxford. Uniqlo also has a line of pants made to flatter any outfit with their excellent tailoring and fit. When it comes to coats and outerwear, Uniqlo’s style combines excellent use of silhouettes and colors suitable for the office.
SM Megamall, Shangri-La Plaza, Uptown Mall, SM Sta. Mesa, Century City Mall, SM City North EDSA, SM Aura Premier, and more malls all over the metro
Fill your closet with versatile finds from Bench.
Images: Bench’s Facebook Page
Bench might look like they only offer casual clothes and streetwear, but the local brand also caters to working men. Besides classic plain long-sleeved shirts, Bench also offers printed tees that are work appropriate.
For versatile pieces, you can go for Bench’s line of fashionable short-sleeved button-down shirts that you can use for work and casual hangouts. Bench also does not come short when it comes to work-appropriate shoes with their comfortable and fashionable slip-ons.
Don’t make shopping feel like work. With the help of this list, your office wear shopping will be easier. So stock up on stylish pieces and be the best dressed employee!
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Note:This article was originally published in Yoorekka on July 24, 2019.
About Denisse Shawntel Tan
Denisse Tan is currently a work in progress: she’s an aspiring writer, artist, and fashion designer! She’s trying to figure out how to manage her time in achieving all of her goals while also taking in life as humanly possible. Aside from art, she’s a big fan of the color pink, disco music, Bratz dolls, and Genshin Impact. By age 35, she plans to travel to New York City 🗽.
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