The Philippine weather is soooo unpredictable! Sunshine one minute, downpour the next – seriously, who can keep up? And with the rainy season upon us, these crazy weather swings are here to stay until December.That's why you gotta dress like a pro these days. We're talking pieces that are #️⃣stylish, but also versatile enough to handle whatever Mother Nature throws your way. ️

Outerwear is your BFF! Jackets, cardigans, sweaters – you name it, grab it. Not only will they keep you toasty when the temperature drops (because, let's be real, it can get chilly!), but they also instantly level up any outfit. Want some hot (but affordable!) outerwear picks under PHP 1,500? We got you covered.


We love pullovers for their versatility. They can be layered over shirts or worn on their own and paired with anything from shorts to skirts to pants. They also come in different fabrics, so there are quite a variety to choose from that will fit any occasion and situation. 


Men's Oversized Pullover, Bench (PHP 999.75) ; Women's Oversized Pullover, Bench (PHP 999.75)

These oversized pullovers from Bench have that slouchy feel, which is good for those lazy days that you can’t be bothered to go for a full glam. However, they are stylish enough to give you that  “no make-up make-up” equivalent of fashion. It’s just so chic without going overboard!

Bench is available in over 74 SM branches nationwide.

Bomber Jackets

Bomber Jackets are great for those colder days, like when it’s been raining for days or when your office aircon is set just right and not like Siberia-levels of cold. They are typically made from materials like nylon, which makes them comfortable for the milder weathers. Plus, their boxy and edgy cut makes them super stylish!


Basic Bomber Jacket, Penshoppe (PHP 1,199) ; Loose Bomber Jacket with Patch Pockets, Penshoppe (PHP 1,099)

Penshoppe has a good selection of bomber jackets—both for men and women. The Basic Bomber Jacket for men adds that layer of sophistication even with just a plain white tee underneath. This loose bomber jacket number, on the other hand, gives a youthful, preppy school girl vibe.

Penshoppe is available in over 80 SM branches nationwide.


Ah—the ever favorite cardigan, and rightfully so for two main reasons! One: they are perfect for layering over shirts, blouses, or dresses. Two: they are easy to put on or take off, so it’s perfect for our crazy weather! They are usually made of light materials, so you can easily swing them over your tote. It’s a total must-have item. 

Jersey_cardiganJersey cardigan, H&M (PHP 990) ; Fine-knit cardigan, Mango (PHP 1,495)

This season’s jersey cardigans from H&M have these cool press-studs details that make them look like a very expensive Chanel jacket—but at a very affordable price! Meanwhile, the fine-knit cardigan from Mango has that classic V-shape neckline and a super light fabric that is suitable either for the office or even when lounging at home. 

Find H&M in SM Mall of Asia, SM City Clark, and 14 other SM branches nationwide. Meanwhile, Mango is available in The Podium, SM Seaside City Cebu, and six other SM branches.


Hoodies are perfect if you’re going for the casual comfort vibe. The hood provides extra warmth and protection against wind and rain, but they can also be used to keep you shielded from the sun.


AIRism Mesh UV Protection Full-Zip Hoodie, Uniqlo (PHP 1,490) ; Ultra Stretch DRY-EX Full-Zip Hoodie, Uniqlo (PHP 1,490)

The Ultra Ultra Stretch DRY-EX Full-Zip Hoodie from Uniqlo is surely your next favorite hoodie as it is crafted with breathable contoured knit, equipped with UV Protection and 'DRY-EX' technology to keep you cool and dry. Their AIRism Mesh UV Protection Full-Zip Hoodie is ideal for sports, leisure, or casual wear, with UPF50+ protection. And with its AIRism technology, it is also highly suitable for the Philippine climate.

Uniqlo is available in 40 SM branches nationwide.

Denim Jackets

Denim jackets are such timeless pieces and, in the words of the great philosopher Taylor Swift, it will “never go out of style.” The sturdy denim material holds up well in various weather conditions, so it is really one piece of clothing that will forever be useful in any climate and any situation.


Men's Denim Jacket, Bench (PHP 870) ; Denim Jacket, Terranova (PHP 1,495)

This denim jacket from Bench pairs well with shorts or pants, with hoodies or just shirts. Meanwhile, this cropped jacket from Terranova gives that flattering fit that accentuates the hip and would make you look tall, especially when paired with high-waisted pants.

Terranova is available in SM Southmall, SM Lanang, and 11 other SM branches nationwide.


Blazers are suitable for casual occasions, as well as the more formal ones. It has the capacity to elevate any outfit instantly and give it that polished look that will not only make heads turn but also keep you warm in colder settings. 


Men's Special Fabric Notch Collar Button Up Blazer, Bocu (PHP 1,399)

This button-up blazer from Bocu is a perfect day-to-night piece. Wear it to the office in the morning as well as to a date in the evening! Meanwhile, this classic single breasted number from Terranova just spells chic but also comfortable and super light! Perfect for a meeting with the CEO or even to a casual night out with the girls. 

Bocu is available in SM Mall of Asia, SM City Sto. Tomas, and SM City Bataan.

From the chic comfort of pullovers and cardigans to the timeless appeal of denim jackets and blazers, these pieces ensure you’re prepared for any climate while staying fashionable. With options that won’t break the bank, you can build a wardrobe that’s both practical and stylish—no matter what the day brings!

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