Known to be the continent of elegance and sophistication, Rustan’s celebrates Europe the whole month of August with the European Union Festival 2013. Featuring the finest labels with the purpose of fostering stronger and more rewarding commercial ties, the festival is set to flaunt the fineries the countries Italy, Spain, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal, the Czech Republic, and Austria are famed for.
With special events set to better experience the best of the European Union, the finest luxury brands found in all of Rustan’s five outlets take on the spotlight, from the most valued luggage, fashion, and home accessories of Italy, the best cosmetic names of France, the most prized home embellishments of Spain and Austria, as well as the tailored brands of the United Kingdom.
The festival formally debuted at the Rustan’s Shangri-La Tower on August 7, with a cocktail event, and the rest of the festival calendar is as follows:
Highlighting coffee appreciation, Rustan’s stores will feature Italian and German Latte Art demonstrations all weekends of August.
All Mondays of the month, shoppers are in for a treat with flavorful wine and cheese Tasting from France and Spain during the cocktail hours of 5 to 7 p.m. at the Home level of Rustan’s Department Store.
Every Wednesday of August features Make-Up Trials and Skin Care Workshops from French brands at the cosmetics section.
Prized Napolitan handmade porcelain manufacturer Capodimonte features an exhibition of signed pieces on August 26 to 30.
In timely fashion, world-renowned Italian jewelry brand, Adami & Martucci, makes its debut at the Rustan’s Silver Vault, Makati on August 22.
Special promotions also accompany the month-long festival.