Centara Hotel Manila

Located in a prime location, this hotel is close to Manila’s government buildings and visitor attractions such as Rajah Suleyman Park and Malate Church. Get a healthy dose of retail therapy and good food with the many shops and restaurants in the bustling area. You can choose a room overlooking either the city or Manila […]


Nana & bird’s Georgina Koh and Chiew Ling Tan have added another retail concept store under their stylish belts with this recent opening, which houses emerging labels like Bracher Emden (from $280) and Wnderkammer (from $199).

Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle

This retreat has 15 tents. There are also three food and beverage establishments: Nong Yao, serving Thai, Laotian, Burmese, and Western food, Burma Bar, an open air joint overlooking the elephant camp as well as a wine cellar, which can host private tastings and dinners for up to six people.

Suit Select

With preppy still being all the rage now, grab a ready-made suit here for just $299. The spacious store allows shoppers to browse up to a hundred styles of shirts, pants, suits and accessories for both men and women through two main collections— the Black Line which boasts more contemporary aesthetics, while the Silver Line […]

Roccoco Kent

This unpretentious vintage shop is filled to the brim with an eclectic range of items from clothes and accessories to furniture and collectibles. Goods stocked here are mostly rare, one-of-a-kind pieces from all around the world and are updated weekly. Highlights include dresses (from $49) and old-school typewriters (from $168).

M Dreams

Previously sold at department, multi-label and online stores, collab-happy Brazilian brand Melissa recently unveiled its first standalone flagship boutique, which boasts stark white interiors that make the candy colors of the jelly shoes (from $75) pop. For those who love previous collections from Jason Wu and swimwear label Salina, good news: their latest designs for […]

The WoW – World of Whisky

The buzz: This new sanctum for single malts at the revamped Heritage Wing of Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa is a partnership with Hotel Waldhaus am See in St. Moritz, Switzerland, whose famous bar holds the Guinness World Record for having the world’s largest whiskey collection. The décor: How a whiskey lounge should be: lavish, masculine, heavy on the wood and illuminated with warm, […]

Best Hotels in Asia for Shopping

Nothing’s more relaxing than snagging a couple of comfort buys. Head to these swank establishments—attached to luxe malls or in prime shopping districts—for some much needed retail therapy.