Leading lifestyle destination Shangri-La Plaza creates an Ode to Summer as it curates shopping, dining, and creative activities to fill the entire month of March and provide a taste of what’s ahead for the sunniest season of the year.
Soak up summertime creative inspirations and catch the many accomplishments of women in creative pursuits as Shang marks National Women’s Month. The Artologist Gallery presented the first solo exhibition of sculptor Karen Castrillo-Villaseñor, Glamorosa, at the Grand Atrium until March 8. It’s on view at the East Atrium until March 19. The collection is composed of copper artworks depicting the beauty and strength of women.
Panels of the Art Weave by HABI The Philippine Textile Council showcased (from March 10 to 12) the works of female visual artists and weavers from the Cordillera at the Grand Atrium.
Back with its living art and showcase of the famed Japanese flower arrangement, Ikebana Manila invites everyone to view these stylized works at the Grand Atrium from March 21 to 26. Author Francis Kong is launching an open dated planner with National Bookstore. Pick up a copy on March 29, 6:00 p.m. at the East Atrium for his sage life advice timely for the season and beyond.
Rustan’s is also showcasing its must-have fashion fits and accessories for women and kids from March 13 to 19 with the Summer Town Fair at the Grand Atrium.
Kids don’t have to worry as they can put in their own shopping with Toys R US Kids of Summer bazaar from March 28 to April 2. Head to the Grand Atrium where a showcase of every toy imaginable, from baby toys to action figures and dolls to epic skateboards and bikes to sports gears and art materials, will be.
Shang is also welcoming even more brands into its fold with the awaited openings of global fashion brand United Colors of Benetton, trusted local jeweler Manila Diamond Studio and everyone’s favorite world-building toy brand LEGO.
Savor more eats and treats as more restaurants join Shang’s extensive list of gastro finds. The Manila Baker, beloved for its indulgent Basque burnt cheesecake; Illo’s Buffet, known for its delish party trays; and Teppanya, popular for its fiery Japanese modern cuisine; open their latest shops at the Shang. Adding to that are more Bistro Group brands including seafood spot Fish & Co, Korean BBQ resto Bulgogi Brothers, and American food go-to TGI Fridays. Shang’s Food Forum will also be hosting a series of food bazaars all weekends of March.