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EXPERIENCE LOVE: CELEBRATE THE SEASON OF HEARTS AT RUSTAN’S

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EXPERIENCE LOVE:
CELEBRATE THE SEASON OF HEARTS AT RUSTAN’S 

Convey deepest affections, which cannot be captured with words, through wonderful tokens of love found at Rustan’s. This Valentine’s season, gift that special someone with meaningful gifts that represent true declarations of adoration.Whether it’s a grand gesture or a simple present, find what you need and more from Rustan’s.

Sparkling Jewels is a classic Valentine’s gift for thelady love.From rose and yellow golds to diamonds and other precious stones, Adami & Martucci and Tiffany& Co.has beautiful selections to put add sparkle to the season. Lovely trinkets from Swarovski and Orelia will definitely be the delightof the recipient.

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Allow the ladies to exude confidence and feel beautiful in theirown skin with luxurious wear from Josie Natori and Trina Turk. Statement pieces like a Christian Louboutin evening bag and high heels with that stunning shade of crimsonare stylish wardrobe pieces any womanwill appreciate and keep for years of celebration

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For the men, a handsome Montblanc timepiece or writing instrument becomes thoughtful and functional gifts that he can keep close everyday, a constant reminder that his efforts are well appreciated.29
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Give different gifts for every type of man – from eclectic socks from Happy Socks for the creative, elegant ties and pocket squares from theTie Bar for the driven professional, and even specially designed USBs and hard drives from Milli X Ferrari for the techie car lover.

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For discerning homemakers, excite them with an array of wonderful and elegant pieces – from Lladro’s vintage table décor and accents, to tea sets from the Royal Doulton. For an added whim, a quirky Mani The Lucky Cat Figurine will definitely be a statement piece for the house that may bring luck in love, among other things. Help them fill their home and decorate theirspaces with apt reminders of sweet affection.

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In this season of giving, Rustan’s further rewards shoppers with perks as they pamper their special someone.

On February 1 until 14, customers with a minimum single receipt purchase worth P5,000 will receive as well a complimentary 8-piece box of Ferrero Rocher chocolates.

Aside from gifting that special someone the perfect gift, sweep them off their feet with a romantic retreat!From February 1 to March 4, 2018, shop at participating stores and get the chance to win a dream getaway to Tokyo! One winner will be given two (2) roundtrip business class tickets courtesy of ANA, and a 3D/2N stay in a deluxe suite at The Peninsula Tokyo; and another winner will be chosen to receive two (2) roundtrip business class tickets courtesy of ANA.

For every P3,000.00 spent on any merchandise from participating Rustan’s Department Stores in Makati, Shangri-la, Alabang, Gateway and Cebu, earn one (1) electronic raffle entry, which you need to register at the concierge. Purchases of Rustan’s Gift Certificates, spa and other services (alteration, watch repair service, etc.) and merchandise from Rustan’s Flower Shop, Bvlgari and Stores Specialists, Inc. are not included in the promotion. The deadline of registration of raffle entries is on March 4, 2018, before store closure, and winners will be drawn on March 15, 2018.

More than the gift, it’s the love that counts.This month of hearts, make those thoughts of love loud and clear, and celebrate it with the best selection of gifts from Rustan’s.

For more information, visit Rustans.com.ph

BREAKING NEWS: CUPID STRIKES AGAIN

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BREAKING NEWS: CUPID STRIKES AGAIN

Have A Tiffany Valentine’s Day this 2018 and feel the #TiffanyLove

As the experts for any concerns of the heart, Tiffany & Co. rounds up of a list of gift suggestions perfect for the Valentine’s day. A gift of sparkle wrapped in Tiffany Blue is a must-have in every girl’s wish list.

A symbol of New York’s unparalleled energy and strength, Tiffany T designs are as dynamic as the city that inspired them. The graphic angles and clean lines blend to create the beautiful clarity of the wire bracelet, and the brilliant diamonds enhance this bracelet’s timeless elegance.

Beautifully crafted and carefully designed Tiffany Keys radiates joy and possibility for a brilliant future. Choose a brilliant beacon of optimism and hope, the Tiffany Keys star key pendant set with diamonds and rubies is a pendant that shines as bright as the night sky.

For an unexpected twist on a classic, the quintessential Return to Tiffany tag gets a modern lift. Choose among the iconic heart tag charms: the Tiffany Blue® enamel color splash for a playful take, or an etched lightning bolt for a little grit-to-the-glamour look.

Everyday is a perfect day to express love, and Valentine’s day is one perfect day to ask the very important question. Masterly crafted and flawlessly engineered, nothing says “I love you” than the Pavé Tiffany Setting engagement ring. A dazzling twist on the world’s most iconic engagement ring, this ring features the center diamond to float above a brilliant pavé band — resulting in a ring so beautiful it has long been a symbol of the world’s greatest love stories.

Find the dream wedding band to complement the engagement ring with Tiffany Wedding Bands, and create the perfect pair. To go with the Pavé Tiffany Setting engagement ring, the Tiffany Setting band ring with pavé diamonds so the rings goes perfectly together. Jean Schlumberger’s 16-stone Tiffany Band ring is a visionary creation, featuring brilliant diamonds alternate with golden X’s.

Make sure your loved ones feel appreciated this Valentine’s Day by gifting a spectacular piece of jewelry from Tiffany & Co.

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TIFFANY & CO. and TIFFANY are trademarks of Tiffany and Company.

Tiffany & Co. is exclusively available at Rustan’s Makati and Rustan’s Shangri-la.

Geno’s Ice Cream at East Cafe Rustan’s

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OMG!!! The famous Geno’s Gabi Pinipig keso ( Taro rice crispies cheese) ice cream from Bataan is available in East Cafe in @rustansph Makati. No need to order all the way from Bataan. You can even buy by the gallon. Sandy @sandy.uy brought this for #h2hfoodcamp dinner before and it was so good. I will try the other flavors next time.  #genosicecream #h2hrustans#rustansph #eastcaferustans #h2hicecream

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Forever Iconic: Montblanc Pays Tribute To The Charisma And Beauty Of Marilyn Monroe

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Forever Iconic: Montblanc Pays Tribute To The Charisma And Beauty Of Marilyn Monroe 
 
New Montblanc Muses Edition writing instrument celebrates the life of one of the greatest style and cultural icons of the 20th century 
Adulated stars, cultural icons and flawless beauties, the supreme elegance and irresistible aura of the 20th century’s most legendary muses are captured in the writing instruments of the Montblanc Muses Edition. As the ultimate symbol of glamour and femininity, Marilyn Monroe is the latest muse to join the edition. A talented actress with incomparable charisma, she appeared in more than 30 films during her lifetime and enchanted audiences with her distinctive music recordings. Above all, Monroe is widely recognized as the incarnation of sensual beauty, embodying a timelessly elegant, but provocative style that is still admired and emulated today. The new Montblanc Muses Marilyn MonroeTM Special Edition includes a fountain pen, ballpoint and rollerball, taking inspiration from the glamorous life of a vulnerable and shy woman who lived her life in the limelight. 
Born Norma Jeanne Mortenson in Los Angeles in 1926, Marilyn Monroe grew up in humble circumstances, overcoming personal obstacles to achieve a life of international stardom. Driven by her untamed desire for success, fame and popularity, she made the leap in just a few years from unknown model to unforgettable screen icon. While she found fame in 1953 with her starring roles in Niagara, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and How To Marry a Millionaire, she will forever be remembered for one of cinema’s most enduring images – the scene from The Seven Year Itch where she stands on the subway grate trying to tame her billowing white dress. 
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Every design detail of the Montblanc Muses Marilyn MonroeTM Special Edition evokes the film goddess’s signature style. The shape of the writing instrument is inspired by the 4-inch heels Marilyn Monroe favoured, and that became characteristic of her personal style. The colour of the precious cap and barrel of the writing instrument is reminiscent of her red lipstick, created especially for the movie star. The rich red of the resin is paired with fittings coated in champagne gold to create a glamorous look in honour of a woman who never failed to steal the show with her electrifying presence. The slanted cap top is decorated with the Montblanc emblem in champagne tone gold-coated. Among the few fashion accessories she wore was a single row of Akoya pearls given to her by her husband Joe DiMaggio whom she was married to for just 274 days. A single pearl adorns the pen’s clip as a reference to the passionate yet brief all-American romance between the Hollywood goddess and the handsome baseball legend, one of the great love stories of the era. monroe_fp_pr.jpg
Beyond her screen appearances, Marilyn’s voice had a distinctive quality that made songs like “Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend” unforgettable, and her rare live performances in front of adoring crowds all the more enthralling. In reference to the famous film song, the cone of the Special Edition writing instrument is engraved with diamond shapes alongside the signature of the style icon. The Au585 champagne tone gold-coated nib of the fountain pen features an engraved portrait of the legendary actress. The traditionally rounded heart hole of the nib is shaped as an actual “ heart” – a very first in the Muses collection – to highlight the symbolic of Monroe’s incomparable femininity. monroe_family-shot.jpg
While she was known during her life as a perfectly styled star, her well-cultivated persona was only one side of a complex story. She was a well-read woman with an extensive book collection that included works of literature, poetry and psychology. Often misunderstood, she was not just an effervescent pin-up, but was devoted to the arts and pursued nothing less than complete mastery of her craft. Her desire to make a serious artistic contribution motivated her move to New York in 1954 to found her own production company, Marilyn Monroe Productions. Through the craftsmanship of the Muses Marilyn MonroeTM Special Edition, Montblanc pays a fitting tribute to a woman who wrote her own page of modern history, and continues to inspire women with her legendary ability to overcome the toughest challenges to achieve greatness. 
About Montblanc 
Guided by the pioneering spirit since 1906, Montblanc revolutionized the culture of writing with breakthrough innovations. Today, the Maison continues to push boundaries and evolve the expression of fine craftsmanship across each of its product categories: the pinnacle of luxury writing instruments, timepieces, leather goods, accessories, fragrances and eyewear. With every innovation, Montblanc offers new functionalities and groundbreaking designs imbued with the Maison’s heritage of sophistication and crafted to the highest standards through the skills of its artisans in each of its manufactures whether Hamburg, Germany for its writing instruments, the Swiss Jura in Le Locle and Villeret for its timepieces or Florence, Italy for its leather goods. Reflecting its ongoing mission to create fine lifetime companions born from the most pioneering ideas, the iconic Montblanc Emblem has become the ultimate seal of performance, innovation, quality and expression of style. With its origins deeply rooted in the culture of handwriting, Montblanc continues to assert its cultural commitment around the world with the creation of wide-ranging initiatives to promote arts and culture in many forms, while honouring the modern day patrons who support the advancement of the arts. 

Tiffany & Co. At The 75th Golden Globe® Awards

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Tiffany & Co. At The 75th Golden Globe® Awards

Gal Gadot, Greta Gerwig, Margot Robbie and more donned Tiffany at this year’s awards.

Tiffany & Co. is honored to be celebrating the strong and talented women from tonight’s 75th Golden Globe® Awards.  Tiffany is committed to helping drive change and will make a donation to TIME’S UP on behalf of everyone wearing the brand tonight, to support women everywhere.

Presenter Gal Gadot, who dominated the box office this year and empowered young women the world over, accessorized her look with Tiffany chandelier earrings and a diamond bracelet.

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Nominee Greta Gerwig, the inspiring director and writer of the critically acclaimed Lady Bird, took to the red carpet in an archival Tiffany necklace, a diamond ring and earrings.

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Nominee Margot Robbie, honored for her captivating performance in I, Tonya, wore Tiffany earrings and white gold ring with pearls

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Tiffany & Co. also had the privilege of dressing presenters Natalie Portman who wore diamond earrings and a ring, Sarah Paulson who wore Tiffany HardWear earrings, Common who wore a dragonfly brooch and Tiffany CT60® watch, O.T. Fagbenle who wore a Tiffany Square watch, as well as Liev Schreiber who also donned a Tiffany CT60® watch.

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Pili Ani

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So happy to receive the gift of health ? especially if it’s essential oil yay!!! #h2hessentialoils Thank you to my beautiful friend all the way in Charlotte – Ana Amigo Antonio @anabananalicious I LOVE  this brand Pili @pilibeautyph which is available in Rustan’s @rustansph and it’s a local brand :-)  We have to support our very own. Ana wrote me – “Pili Ani is a luxury skin care that has brought a bit of home to me while I still continue to be in North Carolina.I want to share this with you because I think the world should know how awesome this Filipino made product is.It has done wonders to my skin and I’m happy to share my fountain of youth straight from the chosen tree of Bicol…it has certainly become my chosen natural skin Care Line and I am really so thankful for Pili Ani.Try it I know you will be as happy with Pili Ani as I am.” I’m so excited to try the serums for the face and all the other items in the line. Check them out at Our Very Own section in Rustan’s they have the full line  #PiliBeautyPh #rustansph#h2hrustans

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All You Need is Tiffany

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All You Need is Tiffany

Celebrities and Fashion Icons wear Tiffany & Co Jewelry

at the launch of the New Tiffany Fragrance

Tiffany & Co launches the newest addition to every girl’s wish list—the new Tiffany fragrance.

During the launch event, the brand’s signature tiny blue boxes filled the Tiffany & Co boutique in Rustan’s Shangri-La, while guests enjoyed the atmosphere while trying on timeless #TiffanyandCo diamonds and link bracelets and necklaces.

Celebrity in attendance at the #TiffanyxRustans event were spotted wearing Tiffany Jewelry such as Jasmine Curtis-Smith, who layered in the Tiffany Keys mini 3-key pendant on chain with the Tiffany T Smile pendant in 18K white gold with brilliant diamonds, andMaxene Magalona who wore a Tiffany HardWear wrap bracelet in 18K gold with her own Tiffany Setting diamond engagement ring.

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Models Jessica Wilson, Bianca Valerio, and Bea Soriano-Dee were seen rocking the Tiffany& Co HardWear collection. Bianca Valeriowears the Tiffany HardWear link earrings in 18K gold, Tiffany HardWear graduated chain link necklace in 18K gold and Tiffany HardWear ball dangle ring in 18K gold. Jessica Wilson wears Tiffany HardWear link earrings in silver, and Bea Soriano-Dee wears Tiffany HardWear link earrings in 18K gold and Tiffany T square wrap bracelet in 18K rose gold with diamonds.

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Another fashion icon sporting the Tiffany Hardwear collection was top blogger Nicole Andersson who was wearing the Tiffany HardWear graduated link earrings in 18K gold and Tiffany HardWear ball wire bracelet in 18K gold.

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Much like wearing an exquisite piece of Tiffany Jewelry, the modern, artisanal scent of the Tiffany Fragrance is as exhilarating and inspired as love itself.

From the design of the bottle that takes its inspiration from Tiffany’s most iconic diamond cuts, to its signature ingredient that is the Iris butter which is exclusive to the scent, the new Tiffany Fragrance is a homage to 180 years of Tiffany history. Featuring a sparkling floral musk, noble iris, and vert de mandarine notes to create a modern take on traditional haute perfumery, the new Tiffany Fragrance is a bold, bright and modern expression of the Tiffany brand.

This season, #AllYouNeed is love and a Tiffany Blue box.

TIFFANY & CO., T&CO., TIFFANY are trademarks of Tiffany and Company and its affiliates.

Exclusively available at Rustan’s Makati and Rustan’s Shangri-La only

#LegendaryStyle #AllYouNeed @TiffanyandCo

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Ideas for Entertaining at Home With Luxurious Table Vignettes

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Last Christmas, Rustan’s showcased gorgeous holiday vignettes in the home section of its department stores, which surely provided home décor inspiration for those who seek it.

Each holiday table featured a unique theme, far from the typical red and green color combination. The festive spaces feature cutleries and décor from the store’s best home brands, each table complete with formal settings that will entice customers to entertain friends and family in the comforts of their own homes.

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Kathy Yap-Huang‘s modern yet warm and festive table set up

 For this luxury campaign, Rustan’s tapped lifestyle figures to curate the tablescapes with a corresponding style of their choice. Kathy Yap-Huang opted for a contemporary look, highlighting unconventional color combination gold and black in her holiday table. “When I saw the Bernardaud plates with a gold rim and almost snowflake pattern, I knew that this is what I wanted to build my table around,” she says. “Black and gold is not always what comes to mind when we think of the holidays, but it can be just as festive as red and green.” Yap-Huang had also used Bernardaud cups and saucers with bird and butterfly patterns to add vibrancy. She couldn’t resist but to take off ornaments from the Christmas tree and add them to the table “for an interesting focal point.” She adds, “Different twigs, pine cones and Christmas balls added some depth and texture.”

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Country Luxe” by Diner Le Service (Gold and Crystal Table Setting)

In a rustic manner, Maricar Lopez Tiangco assembles a Country Luxe vignette using trinkets and décor items from Rustan’s Flower Shop. “A mix of wooden vessels and shimmering details in rose gold, champagne, white, and blue allows this living room to evoke the calmness of the season—festive, yet not overbearing,” she says. She calls it her “little Christmas paradise in the country.”

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Finally, design experts Nonette and Johnny Hubilla of the Hubilla Design Group create an elegant gold and crystal holiday table setting that they’ve dubbed “Diner Le Service.” The classic look was created with Lalique vases, Christofle flatware and tableware. Simple, but with a gilded touch, the tablescape features the use of linens with Christmas accessories.

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Lalique and Ikebana

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 I was so happy to witness my friend’s mom, Tita Margot Perez, who is a high level ikebana teacher and she is a Director of the Sogetsu Chapter of Ikebana in Manila.  She told me that her daughter Marianne, my friend, was only 6 years old ( 1977 ) only and she has been doing Ikebana already.  It’s so nice to see how beautiful flowers can look in its most simple form and design in a beautiful vase like Lalique.

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