The Moroccan Dream

From beautiful Saharan dunes to romantic waterfalls to exciting souks and corners, Rustan’s takes you to a rich cultural capital where one can find colorful diversity in fashion, food, and wares

Let the exotic sights, scents and sounds of Marrakech envelop you like a soothing embrace, and feel the warmth of the people and the culture deeply touch your spirit. Starting August 7 to September 1, Rustan’s brings to you the mystery and magic of Morocco with its festival, aptly titled Fall in Love with Morocco. Now on its second year, the month-long event will be held in partnership with HSBC, Adventure International Tours, Inc., and Ralph’s Wines & Sprits.

Avid shoppers and jet-setters who have travelled to this exotic land of riches can expect festivities brought to a new level of fun with more grand events, shopping finds, sumptuous fare, and music and dancing that lifts the soul.  

Over the next few weeks, 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.

Let the exotic sights, scents and sounds of Marrakech envelop you like a soothing embrace, and feel the warmth of the people and the culture deeply touch your spirit. Starting August 7 to September 1, Rustan’s brings to you the mystery and magic of Morocco with its festival, aptly titled Fall in Love with Morocco. Now on its second year, the month-long event will be held in partnership with HSBC, Adventure International Tours, Inc., and Ralph’s Wines & Sprits.

Avid shoppers and jet-setters who have travelled to this exotic land of riches can expect festivities brought to a new level of fun with more grand events, shopping finds, sumptuous fare, and music and dancing that lifts the soul.  

Over the next few weeks, 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.

Heart & Hearth: The Moroccan Touch

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.

Desert Fashion

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.

Taste of the Exotic

For a special culinary presentation, Rustan’s Makati, on the 5th level, 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.

Dance Till Dawn

Fully channel the vibrant mood and spirit of the culture with the Belly Dancing Performance at Rustan’s Makati on August 31. Let the rhythmic power of the music and choreography have you clapping and tapping along with the heart-thumping presentation.

Get front-row seats with a minimum single-receipt purchase worth P10,000 of Moroccan merchandise. Be one of the first customers to claim will receive a complimentary ticket (good for two) to watch the performance. It is valid only for purchases made from August 7 to 31, 2019, and redemption of tickets will be at the 5th floor, Main Concierge.

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.

Enjoy the same perks on all regular-priced Home merchandise from brands such as Bugatti, Kate Spade New York, and Lenox; dinnerware from Ashdene, Badash, Bordhalo Pinheiro, Cameo, Corelle, Noritake, Gibsons, Godinger, I.V.V., Kahla, Leonardo, Luigi Bormioli, Minh Long, Omega, Pimpernel, Pip Studio, Portmeirion, Royal Doulton, Table Harman, Topceram, Two’s Company, and Vista Alegre.  

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, KitchenCraft, LSA International, Nachtmann, Ritzenhoff, Schott Zwiesel, Vidrios San Miguel, Vin Bouquet; bath items from Cascade, Espalma, Harman, Kassatex, Kela, Koziol, Koopman, Madesmart, Madison; and homewares, 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.

Travel to Marrakech

And should your heart be entranced and taken by the beauty of the Morocco, feel free to book a first-class flight straight to the land of longing and enjoy 0% installment for up to nine months on Moroccan tour packages at the exclusive travel fairs, held in partnership with Adventure International Tours, Inc.

Secure your tickets at the 5th level of Rustan’s Makati on August 24 and 25 (10am to 9:30pm, Saturday; 10am to 9pm, Sunday). Catch the fair as well on August 30 to 31 (11am to 10pm Friday, and 10am to 10pm Saturday) at the 2nd Level, Rustan’s Shangri-La Atrium.

Discover a deeper love and inspiration this season at Rustan’s.