The world’s leading distributor of architectural hardwares and lifestyle products opened a new showroom last February 21, 2019 at One Paseo, Cebu for a better one-stop shopping experience for home essentials.
Hafele is a company that distributes products that are catered to budget-driven requirements for condominium developers and middle class residential homes. Their products are displayed in their new and bigger showroom, which is a flagship store that carries a complete line of products and appliances from European brands and the world’s four largest selling brands of appliances such as Hafele, Bosch, Asko, and La Corneu.
“We are a company and we are also a brand. Hafele is known worldwide as the no.1 distributor of architectural hardware, but recently, it has evolved into other interesting lifestyle products,” says Efren Reyes, Hafele’s appliance division manager. Bosch, one of Hafele’s flagship brand remains unbeatable as the world’s no. 1 selling brand in the appliance industry for the last 3 years since 2016. They have earned 78.4 Billion Euros globally from last year alone. The brand was known as the pioneer to the home connect system. “Now, you can easily make coffee with your mobile phone or grill your steak at home from your office so when you get home, it is ready to eat,” he added.
Asko and La Corneu are other flagship brands for Hafele. Asko is famous for their heavy duty and quality kitchen appliances with timeless Scandinavian designs that would fit any modern kitchen. La Corneu, on the other hand, is “a product of culinary masterpieces from France,” as described by Efren. They are known for their luxurious cookers designed with the latest technology and classic craftsmanship that would definitely make a statement in your home.
When asked about his favorite product among the four brands in the showroom, Efren immediately answers that it was the Bosch Dishwasher.
“There was a study made that the dirtiest thing in the household turned out to be the dishwashing sponge,” he divulges. “They put a used dishwashing sponge into a microwave and found that the microwave did not kill the bacteria. In other words, without the use of a sponge, our dishwasher kills 99% of the bacteria.”
“The dishwashers consume only 6 litres of water compared to 30 litres of water used when you hand wash. And it can function as your storage cabinet. Other than that, the dishwashing solution that Bosch imports is the no. 1 dishwashing solution in the entire world,” he added.
Hafele has been in the Philippines for a very long time now and their operations first functioned here in Cebu. However, they were not known as Hafele Philippines back then as they were only a branch of a Hafele Singapore subsidiary. “We were astonished and overwhelmed with the acceptance, support, and patronage that we received from the Cebu market,” says Efren about their opening of their showroom at Paseo One. “We found the area very close to heart of the affluent Cebu market,” Efren explains.
Holy Week Must-Haves
Going on a trip? Look stunning and stylish on your Holy Week trip with these must-haves.
There are plenty of ways to spend the Holy Week. Some people prefer to stay at home and fast while some people prefer to go out of town to spend the week. Contrary to the belief that traveling during this time is risky because of the superstition that evil spirits are lurking amongst us, most people actually enjoy going to beaches or mountains to have a fun and relaxing time with their family or friends during the long holiday.
Of course, planning the trip took some time for you and you’re cramming on your shopping on what things you need to bring with you on your vacation. That is why we listed a couple of things that you must pack with you on your trip because we want you to look good and stylish during this Holy Week.
Benefit Gimme Brow Gel and Bad Gal Bang Mascara
Waterproof makeup is a must when going on beach vacations. The Benefit Gimme Brow Gel and their Bad Gal Bang Mascara are best brought when it comes to trips like this. Have fleeky brows using the Gimme Brow Gel with its formula that is created with microfibers that makes your brows full-looking. Their Bad Gal Bang Mascara also makes your lashes pop with their gravity defying formula that even after a long day, your lashes will surely still have that volume. Both of these products are water-resistant and long lasting so you don’t have to worry of having to retouch while you’re enjoying your day.
Origins Vitazing SPF 15
One thing we’re all worried about when going on vacations is how we can protect our skin from the sun. The Origins Vitazing SPF 15 will surely come in handy when going to vacations. It’s a moisturizer, a foundation and a sunscreen, all in one product. The Origins Vitazing SPF 15 will help you look fresh and clear while protecting you from damaging your skin from the sun exposure that carries UV rays.
Maryan Mehlhorn ‘Fusion’ (Hibiscus) Underwired Bikini
This swimwear by Maryan Mehlhorn will definitely bring you that confident vacation vibe this Holy Week. The luxurious bikini is designed with a mixture of prints that will make you look stylish and fashionable as you enjoy swimming in the waters or sunbathing in the sand. Made and designed to fit all shapes, this swimwear will surely make you look and feel elegant yet sexy once you wear it at the beach.
Lilly Pulitzer Castilla Cover Up in Resort White
If there’s anything you can’t be without when going to a beach, it would be a cover up. Cover ups always create the look, especially on photos. There are many kinds of cover ups available but this one from Lilly Pulitzer just looks so stunning with its flowy cloth and tassel designs which would really add the beachy vibe to your outfit. Plus, it matches the Maryan Mehlhorn swimwear mentioned earlier.
Dolce and Gabbana Butterfly Acetate Glasses
Look classy throughout your vacation with Dolce and Gabbana’s Butterfly Acetate Glasses. These square-shaped glasses would not only protect your eyes from the sun, but it would also make you look stylish and cute when you wear this at beach. Definitely, it will match any outfit that you choose to pair it with.
Cult Gaia’s Gaias Ark Bag
The Ark Bag from Cult Gaia is a staple and a classic to the brand. This bag from Cult Gaia is made from bamboo and it displays its iconic arc shape that not only is stylish but is also easy to carry with you wherever you go. It’s also very spacious and it can carry all your beach essentials such as sunblock, sunglasses and your camera.
Lapin House Straw Sun Hat
Known for its style and function, a vacation look is never complete without a cute floppy hat. Lapin House’s Straw Sun Hat would really look cute on you with its white ribbon band on top that would totally match the Lilly Pulitzer Cover Up or any outfit that you’ll be wearing. It’s also big enough to protect your face from direct exposure to sunlight and we want none of that.
Lady Rustan Dei Thin Cross Strap Sandals
A simple yet stunning sandals would complete your vacation look and adding a Lady Rustan sandals in leather should do the trick. These sandals would be perfect with any outfit that you have in mind and it’s good for walks on the sand. You can either get the brown one or the white one for the perfect beach look.
Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6
A polaroid camera is always a must when going on a vacation. Capture precious moments with Fujifilm’s Instax Square SQ6. It’s better than your regular polaroid camera because it prints bigger films that will capture the beauty of every scene that you take, may it be a landscape of a place or it can just be a picture of you and your loved ones that you went to vacation with.
Enjoy a Funtastic Easter Sunday with the Kids at Rustans
Easter is just a skip away, and for kids it’s really a super fun holiday.
Egg-citing treats and surprises await them at the Rustan’s Easter Party on Sunday, April 21, 2 p.m. at the Rustan’s Children’s Department, Ayala Center Cebu. For a minimum single receipt purchase of P 3,000 from the Kids’ Department, come and enjoy the following:
Sure to delight kids are a selection of food carts filled with yummy sweet and savory snacks.
Easter Egg Hunt
The Easter Bunny hid many colorful Easter eggs at the barnyard for our precious little hunters to find. Hop along and join the search for a chance to win special prizes from our different kids’ brands. Each participant also gets a Kinderjoy egg!
Easter Egg Decorating
Kids get to design and take home their one-of-a-kind egg creation at the Easter egg decorating station.
Crayola Art Activity
Let your kid’s inner artist shine. Make a splash with pastel shades, bright patterns or rainbow colors.
Lego Building Contest
Fancy building an Easter bunny or a giant Easter egg? Let kids’ imaginations take flight with the Lego Building Contest at the Lego Corner. Exciting prizes are in store for those with the most creative and imaginative Lego creations.
It’s going to be a very hoppy Easter celebration at the Rustan’s Department Store.
For more information and updates, visit https://rustans.com.ph and @rustansph on Facebook and Instagram
Here’s What Cebu’s Restaurateurs are Preparing for Easter Week
“For Most Holy week days, we’re most likely out of town. But buona pascqua is huge in Italy. So when we’re in town, we’re spending Sundays around the kitchen. We do gnocchi in all sorts of forms. We’re rolling it, then pan frying, adding reduced liquid , adding meat. Using cauliflower to make it healthier. And how can Easter be without a sweet? A Burnt Caramelized mini “otap” Tart with pear is our choice.” —Kate Anzani, Anzani
“One day this Holy Week, it’s going to be ribeye, mashed potatoes, puttanesca pasta for dinner and homemade tacos & margarita for the afternoon. Other days, we dine out.” —Jan Rodriguez, Weekend
The Single Best Method You Should Be Using for Best Term Paper Writer Service
The Things You Don’t Have Knowledge Of Project Advise
The Down-side Chance of Very finest Custom made Parts of paper Composing Assistance That Nobody Is Discussing
BTS: Beetle and Bimmer Clubs for Men’s Issue
BTS: Borgy Manotoc and Georgina Wilson Cover Story
The Breakfast Club
Featured7 months ago
Faces of Hope
Events8 months ago
Cebu’s Very First Stand-Alone BMW Motorrad Showroom
Living6 months ago
Experience Luxurious Romance at Kandaya Resort
Featured11 months ago
K’s Krafts: A New Look On Fashion
Events9 months ago
Here’s a Look at the First Anniversary of Enye by Chele Gonzalez
Culture6 months ago
Artist Series: Dream Big with Bigger Murals in Cebu
Featured8 months ago
Noted Photographer Pablo Quiza’s Love For Cebu
Culture6 months ago
Experiencing Avant Garde Sounds with Meltdown 3.0