COVID-19, coupled with the onset of the rainy season, has changed life as we know it. As Filipinos continue adjusting to the “new normal”, brands too are adapting. Here are the ways they’re making social distancing more fun, stylish, and even safe for the country.
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No matter how big or small your living quarters are, setting up your work from home space doesn’t have to be difficult. YORI has furniture options that are easy to assemble and easy on the wallet! From desks to shelves, to bookcases and kitchen racks, each of their DIY flat pack furniture sets comes in fun, ergonomic designs that cost no more than PHP 3,800 each.
Recent studies conducted by the Japan Ministry of EconomyTrade and Industry (METI) and National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) found that when diluted, certain cleaning actives or “surfactants” are effective against SARS-CoV-2 which causes COVID-19. These surfactants can found in dishwashing liquid brands like Joy, making for a multipurpose household good and cost-effective alternative to alcohol-based disinfectants. Japan METI/NITE recommends a solution ratio of one teaspoon of dishwashing liquid mixed in 500ml water. For information on the research, click here.
What do Rami Malek, Willow Smith, Troye Sivan, Maisie Williams, and Jackson Wang have in common? They represent a new generation of talent and non-conformism—values encapsulated in the new Pascha watch from Cartier. Keeping track of time throughout the pandemic has never been more stylish. Mark your calendars, as the designer timepiece is set to launch globally on September 4.
Working remotely allows for relaxed attire. But if your usual pambahay won’t cut it, comfort meets quality with brands handpicked by Rustan’s Marketing Corporation (RMK). Hanes’ plain white shirts as well as the polos and button-down selections of Jack Nicklaus Colvend make for polished men’s staples. For the ladies, the Spanx Brallelujah! makes wireless bras all the more pleasant for women.
Just because kids must celebrate special occasions at home doesn’t mean they can’t dress up for them! Rustan’s clothing lines for children have tons of bright and cute styles to choose from. Rustanette brings back summery vibes with its colorful, dessert-inspired pieces. Rustan, Jr. likewise brings beach feels to its newest collection. For your youngest ones, Baby Club keeps classic babywear in classic designs in powder shades, stripes, and polka dots.
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Photographs courtesy of YORI, Joy Philippines, and Rustan's Marketing Corporation