With the aim of putting the Philippines in the map of the Southeast Asia’s top shopping destinations, Duty Free Philippines Corp. (DFPC) has inaugurated its newest downtown off-airport store – the Duty Free Luxe.
Coinciding with the formal inauguration is the opening of Go Lokal’s! Marahuyo.
DFPC also celebrates new gems in the tourism sector, especially boutique enterprises and export quality homegrown brands crafted, designed and produced by local communities through this special store.
Among the Philippine brands and artisans featured during the lauch of Marahuyo Go Lokal are Aranaz (handbags), Earl Carlo Gariando Enterprises (clutch bags made of bass), Quiddity (handcrafted leather bags), Helena Alegre Jewelry (scriptural and fabricated Jewelry), and Joanique (fashion accessories), Maria Angelica Rare Finds (antique accessories), Arnel Papa (fashion jewelry), Mele + Marie (handbags), Adante Leyesa (fashion accessories), and Ann Ong (fashion jewelry).
Located at the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City, Duty Free Luxe houses international high-end retails brands that are exclusively available Duty Free Luxe such as Gucci Beauty (make up line), Giorgio Armani Beauty (make up line), Hogan (shoes), and MCM (leather goods).
Duty Free Luxe also houses high-end brands in fashion, cosmetics, fragrance, confectionery, wine, and spirits to provide more options to balikbayans, overseas Filipino workers, frequent travelers, and foreign tourists.
“We acknowledged our vital role and to stay ahead of our competitors and to strengthen the Philippines as a great destination for travellers, we continue to explore ways to offer unique and extraordinary experiences that cannot be replicated easily,” said Pelagio Angala, DFPC chief operating officer.