14 Aug [Lifestyle Asia] Local is the New International
ArteFino is back at 8 Rockwell with a four-day offering that launches the holiday buying season
By Sara Siguion-Reyna
The ArteFino shopping experience is always special. This year’s theme is “Local is the New International” with participating exhibitors offering all-new exclusive lines. Local entrepreneurship and craftspeople benefit from every penny spent at the four-day event.
Organized by Cedie Lopez-Vargas, Susie Quiros, Marimel Francisco, Maritess Pineda and Armita Rufino, the fair showcases the best of the Philippines, with over 70 selected retailers offering unique products to the local market.
Every year, the organizers have a cause benefiting from the generous shopping spree. This year, the program will support living traditions in danger of extinction, as younger generations see fit to disregard old ways of living for contemporary mores.
Special booths this year include internationally-acclaimed jewelry designer Wynn Wynn Ong, who comes out of retirement to be the design director of Stilo ArteFino. Scenographer and renown production designer Gino Gonzales will curate a central seating. A new setting will be Brusco by ArteFino, curated by Monchet Diokno Olives, a section devoted to mens accessories and clothing in the spirt of ArteFino.
ArteFino will run from August 30 to September 2, 2018 at the Penthouse of 8 Rockwell
Scroll down to see some items you can purchase at Artefino Fair 2018…
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