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H&M’s huge new store on Fifth Avenue is ‘like walking into an epic party’

WORLD’S largest H&M store. The storefront is decorated with Jeff Koons’ famed “Balloon Dog.”

In 2013 alone, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), the world’s second-largest fashion retailer, opened 356 stores, showing its strong commitment to global expansion. The family-controlled Swedish enterprise seems to want to knock Zara off the top perch as the world’s biggest-selling clothing retailer.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Spanish fashion jewelry brand’s Manila store is 29th branch worldwide

UNO DE 50’s business unit head Christine Syjueco, expansion director Jose Luis Pardos, Elizabeth Sy, franchise director Riccardo Ranier, Spanish Embassy consul general Ignacio Perez Cambra

The good news, palangga, is that the Spanish fashion jewelry and accessories brand Uno de 50 has just opened a store at SM Aura Premier in Bonifacio Global City.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Handcrafted Spanish jewelry brand opens 1st store in SEA at SM Aura

THE PADLOCK, UNO de 50’s symbol

Spanish jewelry brand Uno de 50—which is known worldwide among the fashion-forward consumers, especially the young—opens its first store in Southeast Asia at SM Aura Premier on May 15, in partnership with the SM Retail Group.

Posted: May 9th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Old Navy opens–only its 3rd outside the US–with near-incredible price points

AT THE BGC opening: SSI’s Anton and Nina Huang and kids Nikki and Isabelle; Bienvenido Tantoco Sr.; US Ambassador Philip Goldberg, andOld Navy’s Robert Frank and Blair Dunn

The Filipino habit of doing everything in the mall as a family—shop, eat, watch movies, even hear Mass—has drawn the quintessential American casual wear brand Old Navy to the Philippines.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Old Navy next week, H&M in August–battle of brands accelerates even more in 2014

SM’S flagship fashion retail hub, Mega Fashion Hall in Megamall, will house many new brands, including H&M’s first Philippine store. ALANAH TORRALBA

The battle of the brands and local retailers goes full speed in 2014 with new labels, stores and malls being unveiled within weeks of each other, in a scale that this town hasn’t seen in years.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »