Fashion boutique Mags’ “Catwalk 2014” show drew 4,000 people to the atrium of the Limketkai Mall in Cagayan de Oro City recently.
Owner Mags Cue said her shop wants to highlight women’s creativity, confidence, self-esteem and beauty regardless of age, size and social status.
VIPs from Northern Mindanao modeled Mags’ creations, assisted by CDO’s top stylists Shine Casino, Lai Serrano, Zoe Botwani, Manuel Tan and Kevin Abdala.
Opening the show were CDO talents Orep Vamenta and Aizel Ruga.
The event was supported by the city government of Cagayan de Oro, Limketkai Group of Companies, the brand-new Limketkai Luxe Hotel, Belo Medical Group, Mindanao Gold Star Daily, Piti Mini Salon and Launch Pad magazine.
Out-of-town invitees were led by Tessa Prieto Valdes and Dr. Hayden Kho.
Dr. Vicki Belo handed out awards to Women of Mags 2014 and Ambassadors for Life 2014.
Among those who modeled Mags outfits were Nonoi Ybiernas, Albino Limketkai, CDO Mayor Oscar Moreno’s son Sean Moreno, Jojo Ongsiako, Marge Syjuico and Cue herself, dahlings.
At the show’s finale, Mags celebrity endorser Angel Aquino walked the ramp.
For the after-party, Cue took her guests to the Lifestyle District where the fun continued.
Behind the glitz and glamour, Cue has helped several charity organizations in Mindanao and Manille. She’s a stylish woman with a golden heart, palangga.
The HSBC Red MasterCard was recently launched at Rustan’s East Café by HSBC president and CEO Wick Veloso, MasterCard country head Poch Villa-Real, and Rustan’s Commercial Corp. EVP/Store Specialists Inc. president Anton Huang.
Other executives present at the launch were HSBC retail banking and wealth management head Gigi Pio de Roda; VP for card products and customer value management Anya Katigbak-Cajucom; and VP for customer value management Jasmine Alansalon.
Hosts were Patti Grandidge and Xandra Rocha.
The HSBC Red MasterCard is the perfect companion for shopping and pampering, with its zero-percent interest installment plans, 4x rewards points, and perks such as special prizes from premium fashion, beauty and wellness partner merchants.
Powered by MasterCard, the HSBC Red MasterCard is accepted in more than 210 countries worldwide.
“With the HSBC Red MasterCard, we celebrate women’s beauty, strength and independence, and provide them with the most exciting rewards and privileges,” said Gigi Pio de Roda.
HSBC handed out a friendship bracelet from premier jewelry brand Tiffany & Co., no less, dahlings, to the invitees.
Guests were treated as well to the custom HSBC lounge at Rustan’s, with sweets and hot tea from TWG, and treatments from top skincare brands such as Clarins, Dermalogica and Murad.
The women also got to bring home a travel kit from leading makeup brand Benefit.
Forever 21 has unveiled the streamlined, modern and sophisticated new look of its flagship store at SM Megamall, palangga.
To mark its fourth year, Forever 21 launched First & Forever, a three-pronged happening.
Aside from its Megamall store makeover, Forever 21 launched its Fall 2014 collection through the strong support of MasterCard. It is also mounting “Shop Forever,” a promotion exclusive to MasterCard credit, debit and prepaid cardholders. Shoppers get the chance to win a wardrobe makeover from Forever 21 every time they use their MasterCard to shop at the stores.
Martine Cajucom hosted the shindig wearing the perfect slouchy suit from the brand collection.
In-demand runway models Jasmine Maierhofer, Jessica Yang and John James Uy strutted standout items from the collection, which were in rich, jewel colors and lush fabrics.
The collection showed that fall trends could be duplicated in our balmy tropical weather, through smart layering and accessorizing.
MAC Cosmetics and TRESemmé created beauty looks for the fashion show.
A 21-minute shopping challenge pumped up the guests’ adrenaline; six people were grouped in pairs and assigned to shop in the massive flagship store and style each other in pieces representing the fall collection.
Winners got to keep their selected Forever 21 outfits as prizes.
Forever 21, 2/F, Building A, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.