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Keep up to date on all the latest fashion news this May with this list

By Jemima Cruz Published May 19, 2022 6:55 pm Updated May 23, 2022 2:43 pm

Day-to-day across the globe, weather keeps changing and along with this is a change in a fashionista’s wardrobe picks.

Though fashion is a substantial way of self expression, there are days when we don't know what to wear. (Admit it, you're guilty, too.)

So, regain the confidence in dressing up and get those carts ready because we've rounded-up everything you might have missed in fashion and retail over the past few weeks.

adidas introduces the adidas orignals by Parley collection

The adidas originals by Parley is more than just an adidas shoe; this time the brand reimagines the classics to a more earth-friendly variation by using materials made from plastic recycling technology.

In collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, the Spring/Summer 2022 collection is adidas' move for a "better tomorrow." The three-stripes shoe brand is ‘all-in’ in prioritizing a cleaner environment beyond style. Ranging from the iconic Stan Smith, the Nizza to the Forum, the shoes are created with 50% recycled polyester and 50% Parley Ocean Plastic which features the brand’s commitment to end plastic waste. 

Love, Bonito releases the Embrace Collection for pregnant women

Dressing a growing baby bump is difficult in the summer heat not to mention the tension in changing hormonal levels. Luckily Love, Bonito is ready to help moms during and post-pregnancy through its Embrace 2022 Collection.

Maternity dresses are the perfect transitional item from pregnancy to nursing phase, and these are wearable to all-occasions. If you are not a fan of dresses, you can always rely on linen tops partnered with elastic shorts as good quality basics.

While the Embrace Collection feature only a few pieces, it still rings the brand’s commitment to cater to every stage of a woman’s life featuring great options of nursing tops, elastic shorts and maternity dresses made out of soft and breathable fabric.

What’s old is new again: Rest, Renew and Bloom with Love, Bonito

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One of the essentials that makes up a solid wardrobe foundation is the loungewear collection of Love, Bonito. During the pandemic, people are confined inside homes, that's why they invested in clothes that are ideal for everyday wear — very laid back, comfy but still presentable. From ‘Renewed Bloom’ co-ords in black, the ensemble of kimono and comfy shorts to the V-neck flow-y dress, you'll have options to choose from from Love, Bonito's Rest, Renew and Bloom range of loungewear.

Natori celebrates 45th anniversary with a Spring & Summer Collection

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In celebration of Natori’s 45 years in the business, it brings back the best of the best in their Spring & Summer 2022 collection. Colorful, bold and iconic — wardrobe essentials designed with a slip and go mentality in mind. It offers trend-forward pieces with vivid prints that are irresistible to wear. It is easy but screams a statement. There is also an inclination to neutrals with Sandstone Ulla and Element Wrap and Pants which created balance to the entire collection. 

Lakat Sustainables releases sneakers in more colors for Spring/Summer 2022

If you are in search of sustainable pieces—whether you are dressing for function, durability, or comfort—Lakat Sustainables has it all in their Spring/Summer Collection 2022.

Lakat Sustainables, which takes pride in shoes made out of carefully handcrafted pineapple cotton fiber and azo-free dyes, is introducing a new range of colorways in the Sustainable Sneaker line. The collection features high-cut and low cut pairs and is available in three colors: Daytime (an intense shade of yellow), Ether (a cool slate of gray), and Cosmos (a deep tone of navy)—all inspired by the summer in the ctiy.

Jessica redefines the modern office look 

Jessica introduces a fashion era for modern working ladies focusing on sensible sophisticated looks. This feminine brand offers elegant pieces— an affordable mix of tweed dresses, smart blazers and fresh-thin fabric tops—proving that you don’t have to compromise a touch of romance while at work. 

Dune London completes your ‘put-together’ look through footwear and accessories

Dune’s Spring Summer Collection 2022 understood the assignment as it continued to champion versatile fashion with their line-up of contemporary footwear, versatile accessories, and unique silhouette designs.

There is a great focus in craftsmanship for women, featuring natural textures of crochet, linen, and braided leather that introduces a modern take on sandals and block heels. For men, practicality is in the pedestal with loafers, crafted soft-leather mandals, suede, and flexible sole with cushioned footbed perfect for everyday. 

Dune also came out with woven bags in fresh color combinations and interesting shapes and textures.

The SM Store is now allowing shoppers to use their SMAC points as donations

Titas, it's time to bring out your SM Advantage, SMAC Prestige, and BDO SMAC cards and use them to share your blessings.

For the first time ever, The SM Store is allowing shoppers to use their SMAC points for a donation drive. From May 15 to July 31, SMAC members can donate their points to the Share Shoes program, whose goal is to collect 3 million points to buy 10,000 pairs of shoes for World Vision and SM Foundation kids.

The steps are easy. Just log in to www.smac.ph then select Transfer Points, enter [email protected] and encode the number of points you wish to donate; validate your donation by entering a one-time pin, then complete the transaction.

You can now send digital Sodexo gift cards to your loved ones

The perfect present? Letting your loved ones choose. Sodexo Philippines offers both physical and digital gift certificates which can be sent right at the doorstep of your chosen gift recipient. 

To avail the all-new GC-Regalo feature, all you have to do is sign up on the GC-Regalo website, fill in your profile information and verify your identity through a snapshot of your valid ID card. Once fully verified, you can now purchase gift certificates where you can avail free shipping vouchers with a minimum spend of P2,000 which you can use to shop in over 12,000 merchants in the country including SM stores. 

Do you want more? Sodexo is giving more with its launch of the Better Together Campaign, the perfect time to send those gift certificates and spoil your loved ones with non stop promos in partnership with Miniso, Toy Kingdom, Baby Company, Pet Express, Yellow Cab, Max’s, Krispy Kreme, Pancake House and Grab Mart.

AyalaMalls launches shopping app, ZingMall

Since the pandemic, more customers are now shopping online. Because of that AyalaMalls is hopping on the trend with the launch of ZingMall, the new online shopping app filled with items ranging from your skincare to makeup and your much-needed OOTD pieces, purposely created for the best shopping experience possible. 

Upon purchase, you may choose a pick-up or delivery option. The pick up-points are Ayala Malls’ Glorietta, Alabang Town Center, and TriNoma. If the item you purchased is available in-store, both options are set for same-day delivery.

You can now download the ZingMall app in Playstore and Appstore and start your window shopping experience, we’ll never know you might end up checking out. 

Power of accessories in ARAO’S #12MonthsAroundTheSun Campaign

Nowadays people long for timeless fashion pieces to add in their wardrobes.

Arao, a Hong Kong-based jewelry brand that is deeply rooted in the Philippines, introduces the #12MonthsAroundTheSun campaign, which celebrates everyday pearl moments. This collection also features birthstone gems and baroque South Sea Pearls accessories to make each piece feel more personal.