Filipino craftsmen and artisans are among the world’s best. Their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit knows no bounds, giving us the most exquisite home accessories, stylish clothing, and yummy food delights. Their products are always sought after, even by those have settled abroad.
To celebrate Filipino ingenuity, Greenhills and Tiendesitas have always showcased the best local finds – offering a mecca of native-made goods that show why it’s always a good thing to buy local.
Greenhills Mall, a crown jewel of Ortigas & Company and one of the first malls in the country, has long established itself as a true haven for unique finds and as the go-to mall for everything such as clothing, shoes, pearls, electronics, and collectibles. Long known as a tech gadgets haven, it is also popular for its numerous hobby shops at Shoppesville, selling collectibles such as the well-loved funko toys.
Alongside this, it has over 1,700 tiangge stalls, offering a dazzling array of unique finds, including local gems. Center Mall is a paradise of South Sea Pearls, with over 150 stores selling south sea pearls to rare black sea pearls. Precious stones may also be found the pearl area. Pearl traders come from Marawi, Lanao del Sur, and Mindanao.
Greenhills is also a go-to place for native delights and pasalubongs, with its assortment of Pinoy favorites such as danggit, yema, kakanin, and delicacies from across the country. There is also a wide selection of stylish Filipino handicrafts, including clothes, bags, and fashion accessories, as well as knick knacks and gift items like eco-friendly tote bags, mapapel notepads, and the like.
Tiendesitas is another treasure trove of great local finds, showcasing a world of vibrant colors and flavors. Here, you can find all-time favorite Pinoy snacks, native keso, puto, to name a few. At the Furniture Village, rattan furniture and organizers abound at a number of shops including Glaze and More, capturing the best Filipino craftsmanship. Paintings by Filipino artists are also up for grabs. There are also beautiful wooden items, home furnishings, native bags, and personal accessories done by Filipino artisans from across the archipelago.
Alongside these native finds are a wide assortment of pet accessories stores, plant shops, and stores for hobbyists. A wide selection of dining outlets and great live entertainment have made Tiendesitas a magnet for shoppers and diners across the city. Whether you’re looking for Filipino food or any other cuisine, you’re bound to find something at the many restaurants that make up Tiendesitas.
At Greenhills and Tiendesitas, you’ll love how much fun it is to buy local. For more information, please visit www.ortigasmalls.com or check out each of Greenhills and Tiendesitas’ social media pages:
Greenhills: www.facebook.com/GreenhillsOfficial | www.instagram.com/greenhillsph
Tiendesitas: www.facebook.com/Tiendesitas | www.instagram.com/tiendesitasph