Celebrating ‘The Art and Soul of the Filipino’

Filipino talent is well known around the world—from their drive and passion in sports, to their grace and beauty on the pageant stage, down to their world-class, well-crafted indigenous products. The world has come to know the Philippines as a place of immense talent and great promise. Filipinos are embraced abroad, and even more so at home, where there is a growing appeal in décor and furniture made from the country’s natural gifts.  

This June, celebrating culture, creativity and nationalism, Rustan’s, in partnership with the Department of Trade & Industry (DTI), presents The Art & Soul of the Filipino, a showcase of all things proudly Pinoy. 

LOCAL LUXURIES. Accents such as this Filipiniana Jeepney, along with other refined pieces that highlight Filipino creativity and ingenuity are displayed at Rustan’s and DTI’s ‘The Art & Soul of the Filipino’ exhibit.
Until July 9, visit the exciting displays of Rustan’s Filipiniana Our Very Own products, which highlight Filipino creativity and ingenuity in design through a wonderful selection of accents, dinnerware, and linens. Local luxuries such as carved wood tabletop decor and refined pieces made of delicate capiz shells reflect the distinguished history and cultural heritage of the Philippine islands. Find as well an array of elegant linens and fabrics that will definitely elevate the ambience of the home, bringing in a touch of warmth to any room.

Exceptional one-of-a-kind merchandise from the Go Lokal! showcase at Rustan’s

Alongside these designs, find other exciting creations at Go Lokal!, an inspiring initiative by DTI, which brings to the market new designs from aspiring designers and home brands. Rustan’s, as the leader in lifestyle luxury and a staunch supporter of arts and culture, opens up its doors—offering opportunities and a great platform for these talented entrepreneurs. 

Launched by DTI in collaboration with select retail partners, Go Lokal! was initially developed as an opportunity for the country’s micro and small enterprises. Here, entrepreneurs can test their consumer appeal and gauge the marketability of their products for export. From bags and shoes to decor made from indigenous materials, Go Lokal! promises an exhibit of exceptional one-of-a-kind merchandise that are uniqely Filipino. Catch the Go Lokal exhibit on the 5th level of Rustan’s Makati. 

Uniquely Filipino-made goods
During this month of patriotism and pride, also gain a deeper appreciation and love for the Motherland through compelling narratives as captured by the award-winning photography group, TP5. The photo exhibit, which will showcase the works of Adel Samson, Bien Bautista, Jijo de Guzman, Kakai Manotok-Arroyo, and Jan Aliling, on the 5th Level of Rustan’s Makati until July 9. 

Rustan’s Filipiniana Small Kalesa Colored w Glass Base
See, feel, and experience the true breadth, depth, and beauty of Filipino creativity at Rustan’s The Art & Soul of the Filipino.

For more information, visit or drop by Rustan’s today. 

Topics: Philippines , Rustan’s , Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) , The Art & Soul of the Filipino
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