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The Top 5 Streetwear Stores in Manila You Must Visit

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The Top 5 Streetwear Stores in Manila You Must Visit
The Top 5 Streetwear Stores in Manila You Must Visit

Previously we explored the Philippine’s passion for kicks and Manila’s best sneaker stores where basketball culture and global influence collide. Building on that journey, we’re now diving into the heart of Manila’s streetwear scene. This vibrant city isn’t just for sneakerheads—it’s also a haven for streetwear enthusiasts.

Let’s spotlight the top streetwear stores that are defining style in the city. From hidden gems to bustling retail hubs, these stores are essential stops for capturing the pulse of Filipino street fashion.

Join us as we explore the best streetwear stores in Manila!

Manila’s Must-Visit Streetwear Sanctuaries

1. SecretFresh

Best Streetwear Stores Manila, Philippines

Secret Fresh isn’t your average streetwear store. Founded on a passion for collecting, it’s grown into a cultural powerhouse. What began as a haven for vinyl toys has blossomed into a brand encompassing fashion, lifestyle, and even art.

BigBoiCheng, the mastermind behind it all, curates a space overflowing with hype—think limited-edition streetwear, fresh designs, and even coveted collaborations like the one with the Philippine National Basketball team, Gilas. But Secret Fresh’s reach extends beyond clothes. Tucked away in the back is an art gallery showcasing new exhibits every few weeks, solidifying their commitment to fostering creativity in all its forms.

2. DBTK (Don’t Blame the Kids Apparel Co.)

Best Streetwear Stores Manila, Philippines

Don’t Blame the Kids (DBTK) isn’t just a clothing brand, it’s a movement. Founded by the Javier brothers, Emil and Vince, DBTK embodies the spirit of a generation with its positive and goal-oriented messages. Their designs are more than just clothes; they’re statements. With over 300,000 followers, queues that snake around their booth during events and the merch reselling frenzy that erupts outside, their popularity is undeniable.

But DBTK prioritizes more than just hype. They’ve built a loyal community—the DBTKMOB—through a shared passion for streetwear and a message of empowerment. With multiple stores and a constant drive to evolve, DBTK is a streetwear powerhouse with its sights set on international recognition.

3. NBA Store Manila

Best Streetwear Stores Manila, Philippines

The NBA Store Manila isn’t just another sports apparel shop. This Southeast Asian flagship boasts the most extensive range of official NBA merchandise in the region. From Mitchell & Ness throwback jerseys to signature New Era headgear, basketball fans can lose themselves in a haven dedicated to their favorite teams and players. With a cozy seating area for live game viewing, a gaming corner, and even a half-court for shooting hoops, it’s an immersive basketball experience in every sense.

4. No Rich Parents

Best Streetwear Stores Manila, Philippines

No Rich Parents embodies the spirit of self-made hustle with a fierce commitment to hard work, success, and character. The brand, founded by a determined visionary, is dedicated to individuals driven by humility, self-improvement, and success.

Their values resonate with a dedicated following, and their connection with the local community fosters a sense of shared passion. They focus on in-house designs and affordable pricing, making high-quality streetwear accessible.

5. RichBoyz

RichBoyz is a Filipino luxury streetwear brand that has won over the community with its high-quality hoodies, shorts, and clean designs evident from the long queues at events.

Founded by Jacob Cruz, the brand embodies quality, attention to detail, and innovation. Despite stiff competition, Cruz identified a gap in the market for luxury pieces and has since filled it by sourcing the finest materials to craft statement-making garments. With a vision to elevate streetwear into a movement, RichBoyz continues to push boundaries, promising a future of worldwide recognition.

Manila’s streetwear scene embodies a fusion of creativity, culture, and ambition, and these brands are leading the charge. From the artistic flair of Secret Fresh, and the visionary drive of DBTK, to the luxury of RichBoyz, and the passion of the NBA Store, each of these establishments embody a distinct facet of the Filipino streetwear movement.

For more insights into the freshest streetwear, sneaker, and TCG, keep an eye on the SNKRDUNK Magazine and follow us at @snkrdunk on Instagram. And if you’re itching to cop some of these exclusive brands, head over to the  SNKRDUNK App or visit our stores in Singapore or Japan for the latest drops!

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