Summer is a time for great adventures and self-discoveries that may likely lead to that quintessential coming-of-age moment, or so they say. Truth be told, summer can also be dull; where time goes by ever so slowly and days seem to go on and on. But it doesn’t have to be if you don’t let it!
Whether it be an intimate afternoon by poolside or an all-night movie marathon, downtime activities can be just as fun, meaningful, and social media-worthy in the company of awesome people with whom you can be your truest self!
All you need is a sprinkle of enthusiasm and a little help from your friends to keep the summer blues away. Meanwhile, you can rely on every cool kid’s go-to youth lifestyle concept store, Bratpack, for the trendiest range of summer-ready apparel and accessories that can carry you through all sorts of summer activities in style.
To give you a head start, check out these chill indoor activities that you can easily do with your friends this summer!
On nights where no gig nor party is interesting enough to spare a roundtrip Grab fare, a game night is an equally fun and exciting activity. Skip the board games (though those are good too!) and opt for multiplayer video games that will leave you and your friends on the edge. Take for example Dead by Daylight which pitches a group of hapless teens against a group of iconic fictional serial killers like Mike Myers, Freddy Krueger, and the Jigsaw Killer!
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For something that’s a tad bit more wholesome but just as nerve-wracking, try Overcooked 2. This game lets several players take on the role of chef in some of the most crazy kitchens ever imagined. The goal is to keep customers happy more than the others as you balance on an iceberg or while speeding down the highway.
Tired of the same old city hangs but itching to try something new? Here’s an idea! Gather round the crew on group chat and schedule a cook out! But instead of usual dishes or complicated ones that require more skills, go for ones that are fun and easy to make like a giant skillet brownie, vegan banana nut scones, funfetti cupcakes, Nutella bread pudding, snickerdoodles, and the list goes on. This beats scrolling through endless food posts any day!
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Who says you have to be out of the house just to take cool OOTD shots? Invite your friends over and be each other’s Instagram husbands! Make the most out of the interesting and textured corners in your house. You can even take cues from clever DIY photo hacks online like creating dreamy photo effects by putting a sandwich bag over your camera lens or using colored paper to mimic photo filters. Alternatively, if you have an instant camera, another fun activity is to doodle over your photos and add other creative details like stickers and glitters.
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This summer, don’t ever think that you’re missing out just because you’re not on a trip or out partying in some exclusive rooftop party! Fun is always waiting around the corner if you know what to do or where to look. While you’re at it, don’t forget to do so in your best fit and use Bratpack’s summer hashtag, #UpForSummerDowntime!
To get first dibs on the latest and freshest apparel and accessories for summer, visit #BratpackPH at the following locations:
NCR: Fairview Terraces, Araneta Center Gateway, Greenbelt 5, Robinsons Galleria, Robinsons Magnolia, Robinsons Place Manila, Shangri-La Plaza, Ayala Alabang Town Center, SM North EDSA The Block, Robinsons Las Piñas, UP Town Center, Venice Grand Canal
LUZON: Ayala Solenad Nuvali, Robinsons Calasiao Pangasinan, Ayala Camp John Hay, Ayala Marquee Mall, SM Pampanga, Robinsons Place Palawan, Avenue Square
VISAYAS: Ayala Center Cebu, Robinsons Galleria Cebu, Ayala The District North Point Bacolod, Ayala Capitol Central Bacolod
MINDANAO: Ayala Centrio CDO, Limketkai Center CDO, Abreeza Mall Davao, SM Davao, KCC Mall General Santos, SM General Santos