Tutuban Center has the reputation of having the most affordable finds that’s why people continue patronize and bargain what they are looking for.
Years have past, Tutuban Center has developed and modernize despite that Pinoys still continue to patronize the tiangge because it is AFFORDABLE and CHEAP.
Since it’s back to school season plus the abnormal bedweather you can still shop and find great deals at Tutuban Mall with P1000.
With P1000, I have to use my money wisely and within the budget so I decided to shop at the Tiangge for experience and put into the test my tawad skills (I’ll be giving recos). At the commercial area of the mall there are affordable finds to see also and boutiques to shop for but with the P1000 budget I personally feel I would get great deals at the Tiangge and it has been awhile since I did some shopping at the Tiangge – specific area THE PRIME BLOCK where the tiangge is loacted. The ground floor most of clothes, shoes, other fashion items and miscellaneous. The second floor – gowns, plants, toy stores and some boutiques same as ground floor.
First, in my mind and criteria in the list I have to shop for “OOTD” ofcourse – a place I would recommend is called MURA DITO (far end of the tiangge but can be easily spotted), the name definitely catch my eye. Usually some fashion boutiques may have the basic and some maybe tacky but MURA DITO EXCEEDED my expectations on SERIOUS LEVELS. The clothes and fashion finds are all up to date and all in trend and the items are unlike other fashion boutiques in the tiangge were they have similar pieces. Mura Dito have pieces that are unusual but in trend. They have fashion pieces that they are the only ones who this specific design trend. – AFFORD PA!
I planned to get a denim jacket (for my recent HK trip) because it is trendy this summer but I was able to try this PINK DENIM jacket that suited me more than the classic acid wash denim color. For P350, I was a ble to bargain for it for P300 – such a good deal. The fabric is fit for the hot Asian weather and the fabric is LIGHT. I would definitely come back to shop for more!
Next was shopping for SCHOOL SUPPLIES and GREAT DEALS – Definitely I would recommend just at the front of MURA DITO called ORIG NA MURA. Total of P600, I was able to find school supplies and great deals such as P20.00 Falsies set and a Insect spray that is MASSIVE for P110.00
AT Orig na mura, you have to leave your stuff but bring your valuables. For back-to-school supplies (more of art supplies) I got for myself and my sisters I got like the sets of pens and paints at the cost of P100+ (Won’t go over P200+ like in other commercial bookstores). The paint brushes are like P6-P14 (depending on the size) and a correction tape that cost like P50. Plus I found a set of HAPPY BIRTHDAY letter candles for P50ish since its my birthday month!
Last on the list, I should get an item for rainy season, I needed to have slippers in my bag since work is working distance from home and don’t want to get my footwear puddled in mud. So I was able to find this slipper (crocs style ish with elevation) from a store in the NU-9 area (not for sure of the location but the owner of the spot manages also sells party supplies, super afford! the number balloons(medium size) are about P24 each compared to commercial stores that they sell for P60.
There are a lots of boutiques in the tiangge worth going for and worth your money! For the fashionaistas they have everything from clothes, shoes and accessories you just need a budget and LOADS OF PATIENCE!