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SM Supermalls Kadayawan 2017 Events

Written by Ria Jose

Davao is often described as a melting pot of cultures. And there is no better proof of that than the colorful thanksgiving celebration called “Kadayawan Festival.” This year, SM celebrates the Kadayawan with events that highlight the best of Davao’s diverse arts and culture scene. Check out the SM Supermalls Kadayawan 2017 Events.

SM Supermalls Kadayawan Opening Weekend Events

First, SM Lanang Premier opened the festivities with an Ikebana Exhibit from August 11 to 13, 2017. Ikebana International Davao Chapter 133 showcased floral arrangements that conveys “vision, friendship, cooperation, and respect” for the Japanese art of flower arrangement.

Meanwhile, coinciding with the Kadayawan 2017 Opening Ceremonies, SM City Davao hosted a Mural Painting Challenge on August 14, 2017. The themes Sadya Dabaw, Tabunok Dabaw, Kaon Dabaw, Matahom Dabaw and Laag Dabaw were interpreted by young street artists. These works of art were painted on 8 x 8 ft upcycled canvas at the Annex Event Center. The best murals will be on exhibit at The Annex South Roadway from August 16 to 20.

Finally and most awaited of all, the Kadayawan Festival Sale has started.

The SM Kadayawan Festival Sale is from August 14 to 21, 2017.

The SM Kadayawan Festival Sale is from August 14 to 21, 2017.

It will run from August 14 to 21, 2017 at both SM City Davao and SM Lanang Premier. Fashion finds and other items are on sale for up to 70% off.

Kadayawan Fashion Events

For the first time ever, the Davao Fashion Design Council (DFDC) organized a fashion competition that focuses on the unique artistry of Mindanao-made accessories.

Habi Kadayawan 2017

Habi Kadayawan 2017 will be held at August 17 at SM Lanang Premier.

Habi Kadayawan will bring accessories from Mindanao to the world. The competitors will depict the heritage of the 11 Davao tribes. The finalists will take centerstage on August 17, Thursday, 4 pm at SM Lanang Premier.
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Uniqlo Davao

Uniqlo Davao Launch

Written by Renz Bulseco

You can never go wrong with basics. And basics are always better when they are of high quality. After all, basics are the foundation upon which every person must build their wardrobe on. Luckily, high quality basic style staples are now easier to find now that Uniqlo Davao is open.

Uniqlo Davao Launch. Photo by Liez Dayanghirang.

Uniqlo Davao Launch

Japanese brand Uniqlo is popular for its LifeWear pieces. These are high-quality clothing pieces designed with comfort in mind for everyone, everywhere. Uniqlo has all your style must-haves: from everyday basics to athletic wear to seasonal clothing. All made of high quality. And notably, all at wallet-friendly prices.

Now, you can get all your clothing essentials at Uniqlo without leaving Davao City.

Uniqlo Davao Launch

Last May, Uniqlo celelebrated its arrival in Davao and in Mindanao during the Uniqlo Davao Launch Event at SM Lanang Premier. Utsuka Taiko Drummers opened the program with a heart-pounding performance of traditional Japanese music. No doubt, the music added a unique Japanese vibe to the much-awaited event.

Utsuka Taiko Drummers. Photo by Eliza Dayanghirang of http://www.elizadayanghirang.com.

Utsuka Taiko Drummers performing traditional Japanese music.

The program’s highlight is a Japanese sake ceremony. The opening of the barrel and the drinking of sake was led by no less than the Chief Operating Officer of Uniqlo Philippines Katsumi Kubota. He was joined by Uniqlo Area Manager Binnah Kim, Uniqlo SM Lanang Premier Store Manager Rose Velardo, Japanese Consul to Davao Tomoko Dodo, and SM Lanang Premier Operations Manager Therese Manalo.

Uniqlo Philippines CEO Katsumi Kubota at the Uniqlo VIP Event. Photo by Sai Dayanghirang.

Uniqlo Philippines CEO Katsumi Kubota at the Uniqlo VIP Event.

Afterwards, Uniqlo at SM Lanang Premier opened their doors to the guests. Uniqlo gave VIPs, bloggers, and media personalities a tour of their SM Lanang Premier store. The spotlight was focused on Uniqlo’s LifeWear and unique clothing technologies. Of course, guests enjoyed a VIP shopping experience ahead of the store’s grand opening.
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Make Your Own Havaianas Davao 2016

Written by Ria Jose

No summer is complete without a new pair of flip-flops. And you can create your very own unique pair at the Make Your Own Havaianas Davao 2016 event. And this year, Make Your Own Havaianas is turning Japanese!

The modern flip flops made famous by Havaianas takes inspiration from the the Zori. Zoris are Japanese sandals made of fabric straps and rice straw soles. This year’s commemorative MYOH flip-flops soles pay homage to the Zori and its Japanese roots.

Make Your Own Havainas 2016 Shibori Sole

Make Your Own Havainas 2016 Shibori Sole

This year’s commemorative soles are Shibori-inspired. It is available in top and slim. All of this year’s limited edition pins are Japan-inspired from the pretty sakura cherry blossom to delicious sushi, there are various pins that represent the many symbols that represent Japan.

MYOH Davao 2016 is happening from April 22, 2016 to May 1, 2016 at the 2nd Floor of SM Lanang Premier near Starbucks.
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Style Guide with Laureen Uy at SM Lanang Premier

Written by Ria Jose

Discover the year’s cool and fab fashion trends at #StyleGuide with Laureen Uy at SM Lanang Premier Atrium.

Style Guide with Laureen Uy at SM Lanang Premier


Happy New Year, fashionistas! SM Lanang Premier invites you to Style Guide with Laureen Uy this Saturday, 5 pm at The Atrium.

Style Guide with Laureen Uy

SM Lanang Premier, Davao’s premier shopping and lifestyle destination will reveal 2016’s style trends this weekend. Fashionistas better pay attention to know which trends will be big and on fleek this year.

The event will be graced by fashion blogger Laureen Uy. She will be sharing her style forecast via a runway show called #StyleGuide. Laureen will mix and match trendy pieces from global and national clothing brands. All brands and pieces are available at SM Lanang Premier. So you can be on trend and fashionable this 2016.
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Canvas at Chimes

Written by Ria Jose

Abi shift dress available in coral and navy blue at Chimes Boutiques

Canvas Abi Shift Dress available in coral and navy blue

If there’s one good fashion advice to follow, it is this: “Invest in classic pieces.” And classic pieces are what Canvas specializes in. And the good news is Canvas is now available at Chimes Boutiques. You can now transform your wardrobe with gorgeous pieces from Canvas at Chimes.

Canvas is a fashion brand for the modern woman. The brand offers classic styles and cuts with a modern twist. Each piece is designed to be worn for any season and any occasion. Each Canvas piece is stylish, designed to fit any modern woman’s wardrobe and can be worn for day or night, for work or play.

Canvas pieces are timeless, functional, and innovative. The brand has classic tops, dresses, cullotes, and pants… each one designed to be mixed and matched. You can style it with your favorite accessories, bags, and footwear to fit the occasion.

Check out the Joy Top in various colors paired with Cullotes, Skorts, and a Maxi Skirt.

Joy Top with Eloisa Cullotes by Canvas available at Chimes Boutiques

Joy Top with Eloisa Cullotes by Canvas

Joy Top with layered Lana Skorts by Canvas available at Chimes Boutiques

Joy Top with layered Lana Skorts by Canvas

Joy Top with Anoushka Maxi Skirt by Canvas available at Chimes Boutiques

Joy Top with Anoushka Maxi Skirt by Canvas

Every Canvas piece is an investment towards a versatile, all-season wardrobe. Canvas garments are available in basic colors and seasonal colors. Pick the one that would fit your personality and your style best and wear according to your mood. Each piece is made with high quality materials and crafted with innovative construction.
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Happy Socks Available at Chimes Specialty Store

Happy Socks at Chimes Specialty Store

Written by Ria Jose

Happy Socks Available at Chimes Specialty Store

Happy Socks Available at Chimes Specialty Store

Tired of your wardrobe items? Add some quirkiness to your OOTD with colorful Happy Socks.

Happy Socks were introduced to the market in 2008 with the vision of spreading happiness. It is the brainchild of Swedish entrepreneurs Viktor Tell and Mikael Soderlindh.

Viktor has worked many years as a graphic designer while Mikael worked in the advertising industry. The two longtime friends worked together to develop a global brand that would reflect their creativity. Currently, Viktor is the company’s Creative Director and Mikael is the company’s CEO. Happy Socks declares its core values as happy, stylish, surprising, creative, and free.

These and Viktor’s “All Play, No Work” philoshopy are reflected in their quirky designs, creative styles, and unique brand image.

Beneath Happy Socks colorful products are rigid standards of quality, craftsmanship, and creativity. From Sweden, Happy Socks are now sold in over 70 countries worldwide.

The colorful quirky happiness of Happy Socks is now in Davao at Chimes Specialty Stores. Stylish Davaoeños can now wear loud colors and bold prints on their feet. Happy Socks have a wide variety of socks that each Davaoeño will surely find a pair (or two) that will fit his style.
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