Style Weekend: Explore the beauty of design, from iconic structures to pieces straight from the fashion industry’s leaders

From clothing pop-ups and design workshops to a Santacruzan fest, let your weekend be a celebration of culture, crafts, and style

Brutalism as Heritage: A Makati Central Business District Tour
When: May 18, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Peninsula Manila, L.V. Locsin Building, Makati Stock Exchange

Makati Cty is home to many buildings featuring the beauty of Brutalist architecture. To share more about the stories of their designs, Brutalist Pilipinas is leading a tour, offering access to three monolithic structures within Makati Central Business District.

Summer Decorating
When: May 18, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Pottery Barn & Pottery Barn Kids Estancia, Ortigas Center, Pasig City

Pottery Barn PH is hosting an exclusive in-store event this weekend at its store in Estancia Mall. Its free design class will share how people can layer, style, and make the perfect bed. As a bonus, participants will receive vouchers after the class!

Odd Garage Summer Pop-up
When: May 18, 1 to 7 p.m.
Where: Odd Café, Salcedo Village, Makati City

Get ready for a one-day-only thrift pop-up featuring both the best ‘fits from your favorite Instagram thrift shops and hidden gems from Odd Garage's independent sellers! Odd Garage Summer Pop-up is also an event for a cause. A portion of the proceeds from this event will be given to its partners, I Support the Girls MNL and Segunda Mana.

Creatives’ Closet Sale
When: May 18 to 19, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Siren Studios Makati, Chino Roces Ave, Makati City

Now in its ninth year, Creatives’ Closet Sale features pieces from the wardrobe of noted celebrity stylists, art directors, photographers, set designers, producers, and other creatives. Its first event this year will take place at Siren Studios Makati. Entrance is free!

G to G? A Vintage Pop-up
When: May 18 to 19, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Guijo Studios, Makati City

Searching for vintage items to add to your closet? Communities for the Road’s upcoming pop-up is where you can find them. Apart from clothing, the event will feature piercing and tattoo sessions, personalized jewelry, and good food and drinks.

Capsule Summer Season Pop-up
When: May 19, 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Where: Candid Coffee, SMDC Air Residences, Makati City 

Beloved brands such as Capsule, Guppy, The Fitting Room, and Komo Pairs, among others, are teaming up for an afternoon retail therapy at Candid Coffee in Makati City. Entrance is free!

Lots of Local: A Homegrown Filipino Brands Market
When: May 18 to 19, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Nook Coworking Studio, Molito Lifestyle Complex, Alabang

Discover the best of Filipino designs and products at the latest installment of Lots of Local Market. Over 24 homegrown brands and creatives will be there offering clothing finds, accessories, tattoos and piercings, live portraits, and other experiences.

Days in the Sun
When: May 18 to 19, 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Where: Balay Kobo, 66 Mahogany Road, Las Piñas City

A weekend centered on local fashion brands, delicious food, and good music awaits at Salo Salo’s “Days in the Sun” event. Apart from discovering unique designs, the event also invites everyone to participate in its workshops centering on jewelry-making and plate and mug painting.

Forest Blooms Sewing Basics
When: May 19, 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: The Fine Life Market, Molito Lifestyle Mall, Alabang, Muntinlupa City

Are you ready to sew your creativity into reality? Join The Fine Life Market for an exciting Basic Sewing Machine Operation workshop featuring Philippine Forest Blooms by the talented Marielle N Reyes of Craft MNL at The Fine Life Market Molito Branch!

Santa Cruz de Mayo
When: May 19, 5 p.m.
Where: From Fort Santiago to San Agustin Church, Intramuros, Manila City

In the Philippines, the month of May is also best known for the Santacruzan festival. Intramuros Administration will be having its own parade of beauty this weekend, featuring Divine Diva Zsa Zsa Padilla as Reyna Emperatriz and her daughter, singer and actor Karylle Padilla Tatlonghari, as Reyna Elena.

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