LOOK: 10 Local Instagram Shops For Your Monito-Monita

With the holidays just around the corner, we’re sure that the annual tradition of Monito-Monita is something we’re all excited about. But hey, why not make this year’s gift giving a little more exciting by choosing to buy from the amazing homegrown brands on Instagram?

Aside from making your Monita happy by giving a well-thought-of present, you’ll also get to support proudly Filipino products.

10. Something comfy

It’s probably not what you’re expecting but these sandals from Suelas are beyond amazing. Despite being durable with rubber soles and genuine leather, they are so comfy that we don’t mind walking in them for hours. We bet anyone will love these cuties!

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9. Something sweet

People with a sweet tooth will surely enjoy anything from Qkies. From mouthwatering cheesecakes to must-try cookies, all their products are irresistible! Take it from us, the Nutella Creamcheese Qkie Chubbies are the best!

8. Something black

These multi-purpose letter boards are must-haves! Your creative friends and side hustling officemates will surely appreciate these not-so-ordinary something black.

7. Something round

Nothing says holidays better than chocolate-dipped apples from Sunny Dips. Treat your Monita to gourmet apples that will totally get her ready for the season’s festivities.

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6. Something woven

In case you haven’t heard yet, woven is the new in. This Christmas, empower local weaving communities and surprise someone with a lovely handwoven laptop case from Woven. It’s basically like giving two presents by buying one product.

5. Something colorful

Twirling in tassel earrings is probably the cutest idea ever. Well, these lovely and colorful bunch from Kera and Co are the perfect accent for your Monita’s holiday OOTDs.

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4. Something soft

Ensaymada, mamon, cheese rolls and cheese tarts? If the holiday cravings call for these, Buttery & Co will gladly take care of them. Their soft, chewy and delicious pastries are all made with love and are your best bet for “something soft”.

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3. Something that grows

Shop Tilly’s indoor plants are the ultimate presents for urban-dwelling yuppies out there. Their living masterpiece can transform any bare space to beautiful. No worries, they’ll help newbies nurture their new found green friends.

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2. Something sexy

These laced bralettes and knickers are every lady’s dream. Handmade by PlainJane, their sophisticated intimates are this year’s something sexy. 

1. Something trendy

From dresses to swimsuits, the hand drawn prints of Neon Island’s clothes will keep anyone on trend all season long. With the wide array of designs they offer, anything from this shop will make your Monita one happy girl this Christmas.

Which one are you planning to get for your Monita? Tell us in the comments!


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