10 Unique Finds at Passionfly for Early Christmas Shopping

When in Manila and “Ber” months strike, you’ll find yourself surrounded by Christmas music and tons of bazaars, sales, and night markets sprouting everywhere. I recently discovered a new bazaar in the posh Dusit Thani Manila hotel and had some super advance holiday shopping. I mean, better shop now than brave the holiday traffic, right?


Organized by Karl Edward International, a veteran in bazaar industry, “Passionfly” addresses the discriminating taste of today’s shoppers and buyers by curating the best from online shopping industry. It will showcase remarkable products made by start-up companies, creative leaders and entrepreneurs all across Manila. Here are some unique finds I stumbled on that are great gift ideas!


Designer Fans by Casa Mercedes x Monchet y Compania
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For your fashionista grandma, these authentic fans made from sophisticated walnut/cherry wood and elite fabric would definitely do the trick.

Matte Lipsticks from Spark Cosmeceuticals

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For the future online beauty guru, or basically anyone who love lipsticks, these locally-made lipsticks called “Smooch Stixx” by Karel Marquez’s Spark Cosmeceuticals will give that long-lasting matte finish without drying the lips.

Zumba Shoes

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For the Zumba and fitness junkies, clothes and shoes for their dance workouts will definitely motivate them to workout more.

Drop Earrings by Vida Lim
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For your mom, maybe an elegant pair of drop earrings by one of the country’s most recognized jewelry designers, will give her a bold, dramatic, and glamorous statement for the Holidays.

Gourmet Polvoron in a jar from Sugar Rush

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Who knew polvoron could be so…gourmet? This one’s good for that foodie friend with a sweet tooth.

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