Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Places to go, People to see


"Travel is a constant source of inspiration for me. kate spade new york: places to go, people to see is an illustrated compilation of the treasures that have formed the backbone of our collections over the years."

— Deborah Lloyd, President and Chief Creative Officer, kate spade new york.

Chic fashion and lifestyle brand Kate Spade New York presents a new hardcover book entitled "Kate Spade New York:  places to go, people to see."

A wanderlust insight of the chic traveler through the lens as it takes you to amazing destinations. Paris, New York City, the Amalfi Coast, Marrakech, Tokyo, and St. Moritz are picture-perfectly seen through the eyes of style with interesting quotes of wisdom. Curated places and images are breathtaking as it aspires to inspire the readers in living a global and contemporary lifestyle.  Available in Manila this coming December.


In the Philippines, Kate Spade New York is exclusively distributed by Stores Specialists, Inc.(SSI) - a member of The SSI Group - and is located at The Power Plant Mall, Greenbelt 3, Rustan’s Makati, Newport Mall, Shangri-La Plaza Mall and Bonifacio High Street Central Square.

Plaid to meet you

Kick off the holiday season with style as Old Navy Philippines present the ultimate plaid statement. A wide range of must-haves channeled through wardrobe staples such as oxfords, flannels, shirtsscarves,accessories to shoes are definitely part of the season's check list.  Casual to dressy pieces compliment the Yuletide's day to day wardrobe for the whole family.  This year, Old Navy introduces its holiday offer  “Plaid To Meet You" from Nov. 15 – 23, 2014 offering 25% OFF on all plaids and any item paired with it such as jeans, flip-flops, shorts and even a tumbler.  Visit any store and check out this great deal you shouldn't miss.

In the Philippines, Old Navy is exclusively distributed byCasual Clothing Retailers Inc. (CCRI), a member of the SSI Group, and is located at Bonifacio High Street, Glorietta 3, SM Megamall and Fairview Terraces.

Record High

Fashion is standing tall as global brand Kenneth Cole New York creates a replica of the Otto(a polished-leather lug sole bootie from the fall 2014 collection) in celebration of the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day and the 60th anniversary of the Guinness World Records. The towering 6 feet, 1 inch tall and 6 feet, 5 inches long built byIzquierdo Studio(a costume and prop design atelier, took nearly 400 hours to create and required five and a half hides, as well as 3-D printing to craft the buckle and clasp which measured over a foot long) is a masterpiece partnership with designer Kenneth Cole and Today Show Contributor Jill Martin. The world’s largest high-heeled shoe will be showcased at Lord & Taylor’s flagship NYC location on their newly renovated shoe floor.

In the Philippines, Kenneth Cole New York is exclusively distributed by Stores Specialists, Inc. (SSI) - a member of The SSI Group and is located at The Power Plant Mall, BHS Central, Rustan’s Makati, and Shangri-La Plaza Mall.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The essence of Time

Time is luxury.  In this fast paced world, every minute counts and practicality is wise.  Fashioning timepieces goes beyond surface attractions and the latest to arrive in Philippine shores is notable Swiss brand, ROD.  Now available in Rustan's Department Store, these chic watches were founded in 2012 by current CEO and designer Marc Corven who created these contemporary elements of style.  With high quality design and materials, the brand boasts of fashion statement made affordable.  These timepieces are exceptionally crafted with great attention to detail.  ROD is a prestigious offers the elegance of  time suitable for the now lifestyle.

 ROD Ambassadors Armand and Georgia Del Rosario

ROD Timepieces

 Marc Corven, CEO of ROD

 SSI Group, Inc.’s Michael T. Huang, Rustan’s Marketing & Communications Head Dina Tantoco, CEO of ROD MarcCorven, and ROD Ambassadors Armand and Georgia Del Rosario

Longchamp's Le Pliage Cuir

Longchamp's iconic  Le Pliage® celebrated its 20th anniversary this year.  In the Philippines, Rustan's presents  “LePliage Cuir Personalized,” a customization service for LePliage® Cuirthe leather adaptation of the famous Le Pliage®. Strong, soft and supple leather mimics the folds of the legendary nylon version. One can customize the color of the body, strap, tabs, flap,handle, lining according and personalize by adding their initials either perforated or embossed. Mocha, red, candy, amethyst, camel, poppy, bilberry and black are the range of colors to choose from while the lining can be arecitrine, fuchsia, vermilion, dune and night blue. The available sizes for customization are the 1512 (small tote), 1515 (medium tote), 1630 (large tote), and the 1825 (pouch).

The Le Pliage Cuir® Personalized service will be available inRustan’s Shangri-la until the end of November only.