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What’s in Shang? Shangri-La Plaza is the ultimate go-to spot for ‘me time’

The hustle and bustle in the metro is enough to send any urbanite on the lookout for a quick break from the busy city scene. Shangri-La Plaza, the metro’s leading lifestyle destination, boasts two wings with stores offering high quality products and premium services – perfect for the “me time” we all deserve. Check these stores out and see for yourself! 

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Bo’s Coffee Primo is the ideal chill spot for those looking to get some work or reading done while enjoying the convenience and proximity of Shangri-La Plaza’s many shops. Situated in a relaxing space on Level 3 of the Main Wing, Bo’s Coffee Primo is known for its good coffee and delectable pastries –Dulce de Leche Cheesecake and the Mocha Froccino are must-try menu items! 

The Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship, located on the lower ground level of the East Wing, offers Fashion Design course among others.  
Shangri-La Plaza is not only a shopping mecca, it also houses a premiere school for the arts for the budding fashion movers and shakers and creative trailblazers. The Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship, located on the Lower Ground Level of the East Wing, offers beginner, advance, and mastery courses for a wide array of art- and business-related subjects such as Fashion Design, Sewing, Styling, and Make Up. A fashion school in a mall is a good idea too; after all, where better to look for those fashion #goals than the East Wing’s Gucci, Alexander McQueen, and Givenchy, to name a few? 

It’s not that “skin is in” in the premiere lifestyle complex. It was never out. On the Lower Ground Level of the East Wing, you’ll find a salon dedicated to skincare – Skin 101. With a look that’s fun, inviting, and cozy, shoppers will find themselves booking a quick 45-minute Whitening or Seaweed Facial as they relax before their Cineplex date. 

One can’t say “wellness” and “relaxation” without thinking of The Spa; and that’s why this tranquil space on Level 6 of the East Wing is a must-visit for those looking for some R&R. Aside from its Signature Classic Massage, they offer something to treat and rejuvenate the face too – the Aroma Facial Massage. The Aroma Facial Massage soothes the face, effectively reducing the tension, lines, and pallor of daily living. But that’s not all – it boosts circulation too, encouraging toxin elimination and cell renewal. 

After a long day of shopping, sometimes the most alluring thing to do is to just sit down, kick off your shoes, and get lost in a good book. Nail Spa on Level 5 of the Main Wing offers exactly that, and that’s why it’s a cult favorite in the mall. Guests can take a quick breather from all the walking with the Express Hands or Express Feet services, but there’s always the option to stay a little bit longer and enjoy the Pamper or Bliss Hands or Feet treatment. 

Clockwise: Bo’s Coffee Primo,  Nail Spa, Planet Grapes  and Skin 101 outlets in Shangri-La Plaza 
Located at the North Wing of Shangri-La Plaza just along Internal Road is Planet Grapes – a casual yet sophisticated joint that is the embodiment of the restaurant’s tagline: “where streetfood meets wine”. Just last August, the well-loved wine bar started offering Tasting 101: beginner classes for those who have yet to discover and appreciate the wonderful world of wines. Learn about whites and reds, tannins and acidity, and so much more.

Other fashion, beauty, wellness, and relaxation spots 

With over 500 shops, it’s going to take quite a number of visits to see and try out everything in the metro’s most established lifestyle destination. Fashion finds are aplenty and Harlan and Holden, Gap, Joe Fresh, Mango, Old Navy, Rustan’s Department Store, Stradivarius, Topshop, and Zara are just a few of the stores you can visit to get your fashion fix. Styled and The Park should also be on the list of stores-to-visit.

For some peace and quiet for an afternoon of work, reading, or even both, mall guests may check out Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Dome Café, Serenitea, Starbucks Coffee, and Toby’s Estate. 

For health and wellness, shopping for the cutest and most effective workout gear is twice the fun at Certified Calm, New Balance, Nike, Toby’s Arena, and Wellness Concepts by Sportfit. Afterwards, head on over to Curves or Ride Revolution for a satisfying sweat session. 

Give your body a relaxing and rejuvenating treat at Basement Salon, Belo Medical Group, Bowmanbear Barbershop, Bruno’s Barbers, Nail Tropics, Vigen Million Hair, and Studio 546. Keep the nourishment coming and your eyesight in tiptop condition with great buys from Healthy Options, Art of Scent, Beauty Bar, The Body Shop, Crabtree & Evelyn, Elizabeth Arden, The Face Shop, Lush, Own Days, and Shiseido. 

Go full circle and cap off the day at Wine Story. The party may also continue at home with items from Epicurious and Titania Wine Cellar.

For inquiries, call 370-2597/98 or visit www.facebook.com/shangrilaplazaofficial. Follow the Shang on Instagram: @shangrilaplazaofficial

Topics: hustle , bustle , Shangri-La Plaza , Bo’s Coffee , Primo , wellness , relaxation
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