Jose Protacio Rizal: The Genius

En route to the Memorial 1945: Battle of Manila 70th Anniversary Walking Tour with BFF Patintera last February 28, we got sidetracked and ended up at the Fort Santiago with her family.

patintera and familly at fort santiago

Patintera and family at Fort Santiago

The wind was cool and the sun was kind and the kids were happy to be strolling outdoors. Fort Santiago has changed quite a bit since the last time I was there. Some of the walls have succumbed to the elements but it was good to see that most of the historic fortress remain well maintained.

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Fort Santiago or Moog ng Santiago

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Nice Things At The Tannery Manila

If leather tanning was a birthright “The Tannery Manila” would be heir to the throne. The Hermosos of Bulacan pioneered the art of turning animal hide into leather as early as the 1900s. And from this illustrious clan comes the sisters behind this 100% Filipino-owned one-stop leather shop.

Not only can leather addicts come to the Tannery Manila for new finds but they can also give their precious babies some good ol’ TLC with the Tannery Manila’s leather care products and services.

Their bricks and mortar store at the Fashion Village in Tiendesitas is home to leather bags, wallets, and accessories in classic colors and timeless designs.

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The Tannery Manila at Tiendesitas

And, my, are lovers of pure, real, and genuine leather getting a treat! The Tannery Manila is having a Pop-Up Sale on June 20 and 21 from 11 AM to 9 PM.

The Tannery Manila Pop-Up Sale

The Tannery Manila Pop-Up Sale

I can’t wait to bring this baby home from the Pop-Up Sale. See you there!

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Loving this red beauty #OOTD

The Tannery Manila Pop-Up Sale

The Tannery Manila Pop-Up Sale

The Tannery Manila Pop-Up Sale

Have you heard about the “The Tannery Manila“?

A 100% home-grown brand that specializes in manufacturing leather materials and goods. They are not just bag makers but also experts in leather being in the industry since 1901. They are committed in catering to both product and quality service. The Tannery Manila offers product warranty and made-to-order services for individuals who are looking to personalize, have specific requirements, or who like to materialize a particular design they have in mind. The Tannery Manila lets you turn your idea into reality!

If you want to check the best selection of leathergoods, visit their website at or drop by their store at 2nd Floor, Building A, Tiendesitas Pasig.

For even better news, The Tannery Manila Pop-Up Sale is just around the corner! Coming this June 20 to 21, discover quality leather goods on sale at the 1st Building A, Tiendesitas, Pasig. This happens only twice a year and with up to 60% price discounts, leather enthusiasts surely won’t want to miss.

Get updates on this event by joining on facebook . Log in to to pre-register online.

Don’t forget to join their LEATHER ADDICT – BAG GIVEAWAY! See contest mechanics below to find out how to WIN!

The Tannery Manila

Great news for leather lovers

*The Tannery Manila Press release