Bring your living space into a setting of exotic interiors this August by checking the ongoing Moroccan festival in Rustan’s. Aptly titled “Fall in Love with Morocco”, the festival gives the exotic sights, scents and sounds of Marrakech as well as the feel the warmth of the people and the culture of this beautiful country.
Now on its second year, the month-long event is held in partnership with HSBC, Adventure International Tours, Inc. and Ralph’s Wines & Sprits. Until September 1, indulge in true Moroccan fashion with experiential vignettes, showcasing the best of the country and its culture. Head to Rustan’s Makati and Rustan’s Shangri-La and discover curios that will help bring more personality and charm to your spaces.
For your home, Rustan’s has scoured the souks and boutiques of Marrakech to bring you delightful service ware and drinkware such as beautifully embellished tea sets, plates, bowls, saucers, and the widely regarded national treasure, tagines. Masterfully crafted rugs and carpets with their intricate Arabian designs, as well as poufs and pillow covers made from luxurious fabrics also await gracious homemakers. The iconic designs of Morocco come fully alive through the colorfully embellished lanterns and lamps with tables and fountains that can bring a wonderful touch to your living room. These blend perfectly well with vibrant cactus plants that add that pop of green.
But it’s not only your spaces that can be livened up with Moroccan finds. Bejeweled shawls, slippers, kaftans and D’jellaba offer comfort and luxury for the everyday. Lounge in graceful pieces that leave you feeling like a true Arabian princess. And helping you feel more like royalty, argan oil, harvested straight from the heart of the desert, is available to lend its miraculous beautifying benefits to every woman.
For a special culinary presentation, Rustan’s Makati, on the 5thlevel, brings you the opportunity to savor the decadent bites at the Café Casablanca, which will open soon, and it will be headed by authentic Moroccan Chef Rachida Bousta. From the richly spiced lamb and beef roasts, to sweet and nutty deserts, travel through your taste buds with these amazing dishes.
From Rustan’s, bring the memorable experience back to your own home and kitchen as you learn the secrets to hosting your own Moroccan-inspired spread with Happy Ongpauco-Tiu. The renowned restaurateur and hotelier will be heading to Rustan’s Makati on August 27 to give an intimate, hands-on workshop exclusive to HSBC premier cardholders.
On August 30, learn more tips and techniques to put together an exciting spread with a tablescapes workshop with Rachelle Wenger at the Grand Atrium, Shangri-La Plaza. Have fun learning to decorating vignettes for your home and dining with interior decorator Rachelle Wenger. Level up your hosting game with these new skills and picks.
Delighting shoppers even further, HSBC offers its cardholders 0% interest for 6 months for minimum single receipt purchases of P10,000 and X10 FSP points on Moroccan merchandise. Purchases may now be made online at their website Rustans.com for 24/7 shopping convenience.
Earn times 10 FSP points as well on select regular-priced home luxury brands from Bernardaud, Christofle, Lalique, Lladro, Rosenthal and Swarvoski, home merchandise like flatware and holloware from EME, Herdmar, Jean Dobust, Kawai, Oneida, Queen Anne, Regent, Reed & Barton, Robert Welch, Sambonet; glassware from Bohemia Royal Crystal, Guzzini, Kitchen Craft, LSA International, Nachtmann, Ritzenhoff, Schott Zwiesel, Vidrios San Miguel, Vin Bouquet; bath items from Cascade, Espalma, Harman, Kassatex, Kela, Koziol, Koopman, Madesmart, Madison; and home wares, linens and accessories from Natori and Ralph Lauren. Your favorite Rustan’s home, home accent, kitchenware, bed and table linens, as well as accessories are also included in this shopping exclusive.