August 02, 2016

The Best Things to Buy in this Drizzly August

Trendy things this month include those that will keep you warm and entertained at home.
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After shopping for kids for back-to-school things and supplies the previous months, it’s time for the grown-ups to hit the malls. Since the rain is keeping most people from the beach, make August a time for some much-needed retail therapy and mall-hopping.

Browse on for our lists of the goodies that you might want or need this cold month of August.


Dorm Linens


shopping tips and trends

With the weather getting colder, August can be a good time to buy new linens. Make your shopping worthwhile by going the extra mile. Check factors like the thread count, size, material, and proper care so you won’t waste a dime. For great finds, visit any SM department store so you can have a feel of the material or the bedding that you want for you or your kid’s dorm.


Kid’s Clothing


shopping tips and trends

Kids could be pretty much tired of wearing uniforms every day for school! Treat the little ones with some shopping this month for new clothes that they can don on the weekends or new jackets and boots to combat the cold weather and the rain. Just make sure that their new clothes will be able to keep up with their active lifestyle. Stores like Gingersnaps, Old Navy, and GAP Kids have some of the best clothes for kids in terms of quality and design.


Office Essentials


shopping tips and trends

With half of the year over, you might be on a creative slump or just stuck in a daily routine that you want to get out of. To induce creativity and reignite your goals, you can buy new office furniture to help you out, specifically ergonomic products. Items like an ergonomic chair, keyboard, and mouse will provide you optimum comfort while you work and achieve your goals.

You can also combat stress this month by putting new designs in your work space like indoor office plants and office decorations to perk you up. Plants are proven to greatly reduce stress and fatigue just by looking at them inside your office. You can buy tiny plants like cacti and succulents at Dangwa or your nearby plants and flower shop. Meanwhile Papemelroti and Typo have some cute and unique decorations that you can add to your work space.


Home Essentials


shopping tips and trends

Since the rain is making it difficult for you to go outside, why not stay at home and make your house pretty? You can buy storage and organization products to declutter your home and free up some space. Plastic containers from Lock & Lock and resealable plastic bags from Ziploc can be great tools to organize your food and even small items like clips and papers that is scattered around the house. You can also find boxes with quirky colors and prints that can double as storage and design pieces in your home.

You can also go big and add new furniture and decorations for your abode. Just make sure to check the size because items that are too big often make a room stuffy. If you have a small room, choose items with neutral colors because they make any space open and expansive. You can also invest in art works that can be great conversation pieces when a guest visits your home.

Stores like Our Home and Décor Manila provides great options for your home with their wide array of items.


Fashion


shopping tips and trends

August can be a perfect shopping month for fashion must-haves because end-of-season sales are happening everywhere.When you shop, make sure to buy pieces that never go out of style like minimalist clothing, a black dress, articles with animal prints, and a good pair of jeans.

These items are considered must-haves or essentials because they are items that can be worn in any season and for any occasion. Just add statement pieces like bold jewelry or some sensible heels and you’re good to go. Make sure to invest in quality pieces so they will last for a long time.

Stores like H&M and Fashion 21 provides fashionable apparel that you can browse for your staple pieces.


Rainy Season Fashionable Things


shopping tips and trends

Some water-proof items might come in handy this month to save you and your belongings from the rain. Water-resistant bags are great investments this season because it can be fashionable and functional at the same time. Add a water-resistant makeup storage organizer case for your cosmetics and you’re covered.

Of course jackets are also an essential with the cold weather. Make sure to buy jackets that are water resistant and breathable at the same time so you’ll still be comfortable while traveling. Sports stores like Nike and Adidas are your best bet for jackets that are great for the rainy season. You can also go online for other water-resistant items that you might need like Lazada and Zalora.


Pet Essentials


shopping tips and trends

Finally, don’t forget to buy things for your pets! Even your little pups and cats need some protection from the rainy weather. Make sure your dogs are checked by their vets because some pups may have a hard time tolerating the cold weather. Dogs with short hair and legs are especially more vulnerable to the chilly breeze.

You can buy jackets and booties for your fur babies to protect them from the rain. Just make sure that these items are also breathable and will not choke or restrain your pets when they play.

You can drive by Tiendesitas and visit a whole village of pet stores for the things you need to buy for your furry friends.


Laptops


shopping tips and trends

In case your old laptop is not up for your plan of streaming websites for hours on end while its pouring outside, you can visit your nearest tech centers to see the latest models. But before buying one, remember to check the details first. The specifications of the unit, like battery life, memory, and the like. Also keep in mind the purposes for which it will be used. Is it for gaming or research? This way you’ll make a wise investment.

You may be overwhelmed by the number of brands out there, but they vary in what they are known for. Acer and Asus are usually known for being affordable and sturdy, while brands like Dell, HP, and Apple are more known for their quality and performance.


With our list of items to buy this month, we’re pretty sure you’re going to survive this rainy August.

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.

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.

Disclaimer: All articles in the Consumers Magazine of ShoppersGuide.com.ph (SG) are for general information and entertainment purposes only. Although careful research has been made in writing them, SG does not make any warranty about the completeness and accuracy of all information presented in our articles. Our content is not intended to be used in place of legal, medical, or any professional advice.

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August 02, 2016

The Best Things to Buy in this Drizzly August

Trendy things this month include those that will keep you warm and entertained at home.

After shopping for kids for back-to-school things and supplies the previous months, it’s time for the grown-ups to hit the malls. Since the rain is keeping most people from the beach, make August a time for some much-needed retail therapy and mall-hopping.

Browse on for our lists of the goodies that you might want or need this cold month of August.


Dorm Linens


shopping tips and trends

With the weather getting colder, August can be a good time to buy new linens. Make your shopping worthwhile by going the extra mile. Check factors like the thread count, size, material, and proper care so you won’t waste a dime. For great finds, visit any SM department store so you can have a feel of the material or the bedding that you want for you or your kid’s dorm.


Kid’s Clothing


shopping tips and trends

Kids could be pretty much tired of wearing uniforms every day for school! Treat the little ones with some shopping this month for new clothes that they can don on the weekends or new jackets and boots to combat the cold weather and the rain. Just make sure that their new clothes will be able to keep up with their active lifestyle. Stores like Gingersnaps, Old Navy, and GAP Kids have some of the best clothes for kids in terms of quality and design.


Office Essentials


shopping tips and trends

With half of the year over, you might be on a creative slump or just stuck in a daily routine that you want to get out of. To induce creativity and reignite your goals, you can buy new office furniture to help you out, specifically ergonomic products. Items like an ergonomic chair, keyboard, and mouse will provide you optimum comfort while you work and achieve your goals.

You can also combat stress this month by putting new designs in your work space like indoor office plants and office decorations to perk you up. Plants are proven to greatly reduce stress and fatigue just by looking at them inside your office. You can buy tiny plants like cacti and succulents at Dangwa or your nearby plants and flower shop. Meanwhile Papemelroti and Typo have some cute and unique decorations that you can add to your work space.


Home Essentials


shopping tips and trends

Since the rain is making it difficult for you to go outside, why not stay at home and make your house pretty? You can buy storage and organization products to declutter your home and free up some space. Plastic containers from Lock & Lock and resealable plastic bags from Ziploc can be great tools to organize your food and even small items like clips and papers that is scattered around the house. You can also find boxes with quirky colors and prints that can double as storage and design pieces in your home.

You can also go big and add new furniture and decorations for your abode. Just make sure to check the size because items that are too big often make a room stuffy. If you have a small room, choose items with neutral colors because they make any space open and expansive. You can also invest in art works that can be great conversation pieces when a guest visits your home.

Stores like Our Home and Décor Manila provides great options for your home with their wide array of items.


Fashion


shopping tips and trends

August can be a perfect shopping month for fashion must-haves because end-of-season sales are happening everywhere.When you shop, make sure to buy pieces that never go out of style like minimalist clothing, a black dress, articles with animal prints, and a good pair of jeans.

These items are considered must-haves or essentials because they are items that can be worn in any season and for any occasion. Just add statement pieces like bold jewelry or some sensible heels and you’re good to go. Make sure to invest in quality pieces so they will last for a long time.

Stores like H&M and Fashion 21 provides fashionable apparel that you can browse for your staple pieces.


Rainy Season Fashionable Things


shopping tips and trends

Some water-proof items might come in handy this month to save you and your belongings from the rain. Water-resistant bags are great investments this season because it can be fashionable and functional at the same time. Add a water-resistant makeup storage organizer case for your cosmetics and you’re covered.

Of course jackets are also an essential with the cold weather. Make sure to buy jackets that are water resistant and breathable at the same time so you’ll still be comfortable while traveling. Sports stores like Nike and Adidas are your best bet for jackets that are great for the rainy season. You can also go online for other water-resistant items that you might need like Lazada and Zalora.


Pet Essentials


shopping tips and trends

Finally, don’t forget to buy things for your pets! Even your little pups and cats need some protection from the rainy weather. Make sure your dogs are checked by their vets because some pups may have a hard time tolerating the cold weather. Dogs with short hair and legs are especially more vulnerable to the chilly breeze.

You can buy jackets and booties for your fur babies to protect them from the rain. Just make sure that these items are also breathable and will not choke or restrain your pets when they play.

You can drive by Tiendesitas and visit a whole village of pet stores for the things you need to buy for your furry friends.


Laptops


shopping tips and trends

In case your old laptop is not up for your plan of streaming websites for hours on end while its pouring outside, you can visit your nearest tech centers to see the latest models. But before buying one, remember to check the details first. The specifications of the unit, like battery life, memory, and the like. Also keep in mind the purposes for which it will be used. Is it for gaming or research? This way you’ll make a wise investment.

You may be overwhelmed by the number of brands out there, but they vary in what they are known for. Acer and Asus are usually known for being affordable and sturdy, while brands like Dell, HP, and Apple are more known for their quality and performance.


With our list of items to buy this month, we’re pretty sure you’re going to survive this rainy August.

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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.

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.

Disclaimer: All articles in the Consumers Magazine of ShoppersGuide.com.ph (SG) are for general information and entertainment purposes only. Although careful research has been made in writing them, SG does not make any warranty about the completeness and accuracy of all information presented in our articles. Our content is not intended to be used in place of legal, medical, or any professional advice.

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