Article by: By Kamille Jude
In need of a unique gift for your friend’s upcoming birthday? Try visiting a ‘novelty’ store! These one of a kind shops provide shoppers with a variety of gift options that cater to all genders, ages and interests. These stores offer miscellaneous and unconventional items, ensuring that you won’t be caught buying the same gift as someone else. Here are the top 10 novelty gift shops you should definitely visit when in search for a creative and fun gift!
As its name suggests, Quirks sells quirky, fun items like door stops, funky kinds of polaroid film and cool wall decor. A present from Quirks is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face!
Location: Level 4, SM Aura Premier and Level 3, Power Plant Mall(Image Source)
A’postrophe sells one-of-a-kind gift items such as mugs and magnets, each with its own unique flair.
Location: Level 3, Glorietta 4 and Ground floor, Market Market(Image Source)
From colorful stationery to food themed pillows and silly signs, Tickles supplies something individualistic and amusing for every friend.
Location: Ground level, Market Market
Typo supplies shoppers with an abundance of stationery and writing utensils that make great back to school gifts! Typo also sells trendy and fun DIY items that rival the instructions of Pinterest.
Location: Level 2, Greenbelt 5, B6, Bonifacio High Street (opening soon)(Image Source)
This Paris-based shop sells bright, funky, eye-catching collectibles, accessories, officeware and homeware.
Location: Upper Ground, SM Aura Premier(Image Source)
6. Gift Factory
This store will definitely bring back nostalgic feelings as you browse through and personalize your gift assortment.
Scribe has almost anything a stationery-lover can imagine; from notebooks and notepads to all types of writing utensils. This store is a great place to kill two birds with one stone, as they also sell wrapping paper and gift boxes!
Location: SM Aura Premier (Level 4)
8. Hobbes and Landes
Hobbes and Landes sells fun and innovative board games, craft projects, and unique collectibles. This store is also perfect for animal lovers, as it also provides an array of handy pet necessities.
Location: Ground Floor Quadrant 2, Bonifacio High Street(Image Source)
This store is full of colorful assorted knick knacks, backpacks, stickers and more!
Location: Level 1, Greenbelt 1
10. Fully Booked
Finally, the unassuming basement of Fully Booked is home to a plethora of miscellaneous stationery items and other curiosities and has recently become a popular spot for ISM students to buy school supplies.
Location: B6, Bonifacio High Street