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Celebrating the Most Wonderful Time of the Year at Rustan’s

CRISELDA Printed Neoprene Dustcoat with black Mikado pants

Tinsel by the window, mistle toe hanging by the door, and beautifully wrapped presents under the Christmas tree. There is no holiday that is met with more joy and love than Christmas, especially in the Philippines where the season officially starts months before the actual day. Year after year, Filipinos excitedly await the holiday season.

This 2016 is no different, and Rustan’s gives you more reasons to get excited with its wide array of luxury gifts and goodies. Avoid the Christmas rush and shop to heart’s content at the premier shopping destination that is Rustan’s.

The Art of Gifting

From elegant suits to socks for him, chic leather bags and beauty must-haves for her, Rustan’s makes the art of gifting more thrilling for you and your loved ones. Surprise them with wonderful picks from Rustan’s numerous luxury brands, labels and lines. In the event that you find yourself at a loss because of the overwhelming options, worry no more as Rustan’s helps you with its special, handpicked selections.

As you peruse the sections at the department store, find the gifts recommended by the wonderful people of Rustan’s, individuals who all possess an exceptional eye when it comes to thoughtful gifts.

The father of Rustan’s and a man renowned for his exceptional taste, Ambassador Bienvenido Tantoco Sr. chooses an array of timeless pieces – from a handsome Piaget watch, to light casual shirts by Ascot Chang, which are sure to delight all men who appreciate clean, classic styles. Paolo Tantoco and Anton Huang offer their own elegant selections that appeal to the younger male market with striking shoes from Harry’s of London, and wonderful fashion pieces from Adolfo Dominguez, Faconnable and more.


AUTHENTIC MODELS classic sailboat




CRISELDA Printed Neoprene Dustcoat with black Mikado pants


DARLING LONDON Jasmin dress navy


JOHN HARDY LEGENDS cobra silver station bracelet on blue stingray leather with black sapphire and black onyx

For the CEO’s Picks, Zenaida Tantoco chooses a promising selection of feminine yet stunning pieces such as the Damiani Icon Ring and Loewe Flamingo Bag in red for the glamorous, empowered executive. And for her home, nothing is as luxurious as the masterpieces from Lalique and Lladro. Marilen Tantoco, on the other hand, lends her keen sense of style in choosing dazzling pieces for the ladies in your life. She recommends luxurious Natori ensembles perfect for the everyday and exquisite tea sets by Bernardaud. For the ladies with more eclectic tastes, Maritess Tantoco Enriquez recommends unique pieces that are statements in themselves – such as the ZIIO Bracelets, Fendi bag charms and an array of fashion-forward heels by Christian Louboutin.

Fashionable young ladies, on the other hand, will be inspired by the stylish picks of Camille and Nicole Tantoco, which reflect a more trendy and contemporary take to style. Nicole chooses clean, crisp looks from one of the newest brands Ricardo Preto and complementing accessories by Longchamp and Fendi. Camille goes for a more flirty touch with relaxed, feminine dresses by Darling London and Catwalk Junkie. She spruces this up with MAC beauty essentials and Shashi accessories.

If you’re still can’t decide on what to pick for yourself or your fashionable friends and family, you can log visit your favorite Rustan’s store and allow the expert personal shoppers and sales associates help you discover the great selections of gifts available for all your loved ones and friends. Welcome this season dressed in your stylish best with picks from Rustan’s in-house designers and luxury retailers.

Home for the Holidays

From the wardrobe to your living space, Rustan’s has you covered. Lest we forget, Christmas is not all about the gifts that we receive or give; it is also about the moments we share with our loved ones, so set the mood and dress up your home in glamorous Christmas style.

Seek exquisite inspirations through the creative vignettes of the Rustan’s Christmas Shop. Check out the different themes that can translate to numerous sophisticated looks and add more magic to your home.

Turn any home into a winter wonderland with the fine selection of frosted, snow-inspired decor from the Winter Whimsy collection, while recreate the full, rich experience of Christmas in the Swiss Alps with the nature-inspired Into the Woods theme. Delighting kids and the kids-at-heart, bring joy and cheer into the Yuletide season with pops of mistletoe red and fun Santa Claus ornaments.

Wonderful Shopping Experience

Gift giving is serious business and after a day of shopping, you can unwind and reset with the Rustan’s Holiday Cheers Promo.

For the men, Rustan’s offers you an unbelievable treat! With every minimum single receipt purchase worth P1,000 from the Men’s Division at Rustan’s Makati (on Thursday through Sundays from 6pm-8pm), you can enjoy a complimentary dram of The Dalmore The Definitive Luxury Single Malt Whisky 1839. Indulge in the smooth spirit from Oct 15-Dec 15, 2016. For individuals of legal drinking age only.

While you shop the other floors, you may also enjoy another wonderful surprise. With every minimum single receipt purchase worth P1,000 at Rustan’s Shangri-la on Wednesdays and Rustan’s Makati on Fridays (from 5pm-8pm), you can enjoy a complimentary glass of Patron Tequila. For individuals of legal drinking age only.

For the kids, catch Santa and share with him your wishes as he goes around the metro. Visit him at Ayala Center, Makati, Gateway Mall, Shangri-La Plaza Mall, and Alabang Town Center, starting November.

Also get into the full Christmas spirit with the timeless Christmas carols sung by the Minstrels of Hope Choir and the Christmas Musicals. Harpist Holly and Avonlea Paraiso also offer a new uplifting sound to the season with their light, soulful renditions. Beautiful yuletide tunes will be played by Pianists Jude and Elnora, the Keepers’ Club International Musicians and the Christmas String Quartet. The musical guests will be touring Rustan’s Makati, Alabang Town Center, Shangri-La Plaza and Gateway Mall. For the complete schedule, keep a lookout for Rustan’s print ads or follow RustansPH on Facebook and Instagram.

In addition, when you spend a minimum purchase of P50,000 from Rustan’s Makati, you can avail of free delivery services with Metro Manila. Your gifts and purchases will dropped right at your doorstep within 5 working days. Now that’s convenient!

Wonders of the World

This Christmas, Rustan’s offers you more rewards as you thoughtfully shop for others. With every gift purchase, get the chance as well to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to some of the most wonderful destinations in the world.

For every P3,000 minimum single receipt purchase at any Rustan’s Department Store, receive a raffle ticket towards a chance at winning one of three wonderful trips to great destinations!

Live like Audrey Hepburn for a day as you are flown to the heart of New York City and given a private tour around the official headquarters of Tiffany & Co. at 5thAvenue.

Get the chance to enjoy luxurious escapes to the most romantic country of the world, France. Be whisked away to Hotel Hochber, the exclusive hotel of the illustrious decorative crystal brand, Lalique, and have an unparalleled experience staying at one of their six unique suites.

For young families, a fun getaway awaits at Malaysia’s first international theme park, LegoLand® Malaysia Resort. Have a grand stay at the LEGOLAND Hotel and enjoy playful days with the kids at the LEGOLAND Theme Park and Water Park.

Christmas comes but once a year but there are a million and one ways to celebrate it. Let Rustan’s be part of your memories and help you make the most of every moment.

Rustan’s is located at Ayala Center Makati, Shangri-la Plaza, Alabang Town Center, Gateway Mall Araneta Center, and Ayala Center Cebu.