February 14 is only days away. But like many parts of the world, celebrating it happens all month long! From picking out a date-worthy outfit, to surprising bae with a thoughtful gift, to discovering new places in and around the Philippines, here’s an exhaustive list of ways you can show your appreciation—and most of all, love—to yourself and the ones who hold your heart on Valentine’s!
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Salvatore Ferragamo brings together Fiocco Vara and Gancini to create a romantic range of accessories, jewelry, and leather goods in time for Valentine’s. For the ladies, the Vara rainbow mini bag, sandals, silk ribbons, earrings and necklaces are stand outs. For men, it’s all about leather wallets and casual belts. Check out their sunglasses and signature scents to complete the look!
Struggling to find the perfect date outfit? Kathryn Bernardo and Gabbi Garcia got you covered! The IT Girls are all about rocking comfy yet lovely OOTDs—with a pair of Keds, that is. No matter your personal style, their looks are easy to cop and appropriate for the holiday! To find out more, visit keds.com.ph and follow keds at facebook.com/kedsphilippines, on Instagram @kedsph.
Ever dreamed of being the face of an iconic brand? You’re in luck. Local cosmetics brand Ever Bilena is searching for their next beauty ambassador! Running from January 1 until February 29, the Grand winner will receive a modelling contract with the brand, PHP 30,000 in cash and years’ worth of Ever Bilena products. Check out the mechanics below:
Take a sweet snack break with loved ones by biting into the newest limited edition KITKAT®! KITKAT® Love infuses strawberry flavors into their classic milk chocolate-and-wafer bars. What’s more, they come in a special packaging featuring one of the most beloved animated couples ever: Mickey and Minnie Mouse! KITKAT® Love is available in select supermarkets and convenience stores nationwide.
Though romantic love is especially abound this time of year, self-love is just as beautiful and important! Flawlessly U celebrates this by offering quality papaya and calamansi infused facial soaps, lotions, and cleansers that are gentle on the skin and easy on the wallet. Whether you’re single or in a relationship, you are enough and deserve to feel special!
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Speaking of self-love, February is a wonderful time to treat yourself to a solo getaway in the Philippines! Palawan, Makati, Siargao, Baguio, and Cebu are just some of the hottest destinations where you can experience the thrill of local travel and take double-tap worthy photos (sans IG boyfriend)! SweetEscape connects you to professional photographers in 500 cities around the world, including the Philippines. Download the app, book your session today, and #MakeLifeMemorable.
This Love Month, Bonifacio High Street has something for everyone. Walk along 7th street and you’ll spot a red, 22-foot, heart-shaped tree designed by famed event stylist to the stars Gideon Hermosa. Try the booths at the Cadbury Dairy Milk Promise Park to enjoy special band performances, a pinky promise ceremony, and the reveal of the Cadbury Promise Pack. Moira dela Torre and Prince Dundee Valencia will also perform at Love Street: A Valentine Concert co-produced by Globe. While you’re at it, stop by the Valentine’s At The Park gifting market. There are also plenty of restaurants to dine at for a good ol’ fashioned date night or clubs to meet with friends.
Table for two? At the Mariott Café in Manila Marriott, you and your companion can enjoy an international lunch buffet for just PHP 2,020 Net every Monday, all year round! If dinner is more your style, Mariott Café is also slashing 50% off its regular rate for dinner buffets every Monday. That’s PHP 1,330 Net per person! For reservations and more information on Manila Marriott’s latest offers please call (02) 8988 9999 or visit www.manilamarriott.com.
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