Uniqlo Manila: Pre-Launch Party and a Look at their SM Mall of Asia Store

When in Manila, you might’ve seen this bus rolling around the metro.

From Tokyo to Manila, photo from https://wronggirl.wordpress.com/2012/05/29/uniqlo-ad/



Uniqlo Manila: Pre-Launch Party and a Look at their SM Mall of Asia Store

It’s true! Uniqlo, Japan’s number 1 fashion brand has finally reached Philippines shores! Uniqlo Manila is here to bring Filipinos practical and sensible clothing with that unmistakable Japanese precision and quality. Uniqlo is known for offering basic and wearable pieces at very affordable prices, thus creating fashion that is truly “made for all.” Having officially opened today, Uniqlo Manila will be selling many of their items at a super special introductory price. This offer will last until June 21, 2012, so better head on down SM Mall of Asia as soon as you can!  (Photos by Hannah Adriano)

The stage is set.


Uniqlo is made for all.



Three days before the grand opening of the Uniqlo Manila flagship store at the SM Mall of Asia, Uniqlo Manila held a pre-launch party at the SM MOA Atrium. Guests came in their fanciest to welcome the Japanese brand, and in attendance were CEO of Fast Retailing’s Tadashi Yanai and Ms. Teresita Sy-Coson, vice chairperson of SM Investments Corp. Uniqlo Manila brand ambassadors Iza Calzado, Chris Tiu and Chito Miranda took part in the traditional sake barrel opening ritual and toast ceremony, while Parokya ni Edgar livened up the mood with their performance. People surely were turning Japanese that night!



The “Kagamiwari” (Japanese barrel opening ritual.)


Uniqlo Manila brand ambassadors Chris Tiu, Iza Calzado, and Chito Miranda.


Parokya ni Edgar performed that night.



Inside the Uniqlo Manila boutique

After the party, guests were led to the second floor of SM Mall of Asia to get an exclusive first-hand look at the sprawling 1,550 square meter boutique of Uniqlo Manila!



Guests lining up, ready to shop!



Guests also got to get first dibs at the special discounted items that night! The massive Uniqlo Manila store offers something for everyone, from an assortment of graphic design tees and statement shirts, to basic v-necks, and buttery soft stretch denim jeans. Cutesy t-shirt designs by Hello Kitty, Barbie and Laura Ashley are also available for little girls. Uniqlo’s most popular item, their dry pique polo shirts, will also be available at a discounted price from June 15-21, 2012. More basics like tank tops and scarves in lovely pastel hues, knickers, socks in every color of the rainbow, comfy elastic-waistband pants, and their famous bratop (bra + tank top)  were also spotted. Here’s a look at the Uniqlo Manila SM MOA store.



Let’s go shopping!


Special opening price!


Lots of graphic design shirts and scarves in pastel colors.


Classic stripes and red stretch jean pants.




Breezy tank tops and shirts in light-weight fabrics and summery shades.


Snoopy Peanuts shirts!


Barbie and Hello Kitty shirts for the girly girls!



I personally am a huge fan of understated basics like v-necks and perfect-fitting jeans, as they are essential in building a classic killer outfit. So you could only imagine my delight in finding jeans in the most comfy stretch fabric in a yummy aquamarine color! You can find these and tons of other closet staples at Uniqlo Manila. So when in Manila and on the hunt for quality closet staples that give you value for your money, then visit the newly opened Uniqlo Manila flagship store at the SM Mall of Asia!



Happy shopping at Uniqlo Manila!



Uniqlo Manila

2F Main Mall, SM Mall of Asia
Pacific Drive, Pasay City


Here’s a map of where it is in MOA (taken from https://www.uniqlo.com/ph/):



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