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Revel in the stylish sights of Christmas with Ayala Malls’ Stylescapes

/ 03:50 AM December 21, 2019

Celebrations and cross-cultural exchanges features a “British Party” theme

Excited to deck the halls of your home, but in need of some inspiration? Let Ayala Malls captivate your imagination and spark some wonderful ideas with joyful and festive Christmas Stylescapes.

Ayala Malls’ Stylescapes is a showcase of different themed vignettes of luxurious holiday home celebrations. An integral part of the Christmas campaign “Awaken the Season,” it gathers and curates various items from Ayala Malls’ home and specialty stores in eye-catching sets styled by celebrities and renowned interior designers. Getting shoppers to feel the excitement of Christmas, Stylescapes inspires ideas on how mall-goers can dress up homes for this season of gatherings and holiday festivities.


Ayala Malls’ Stylescapes is co-presented by Avida Land, which takes pride in its vision of providing delightful living while offering Filipino families secure and sensible homes where they can feel inspired to celebrate life every day. Its communities, from subdivisions to high-rise condos, offer accessibility, sensible amenities, quality assurance, stress-free buying and a relaxing living experience. Avida is touted to be the developer of choice among those who put premium on value and aspire to experience an Ayala Land lifestyle.

A merry mix of modernity and tradition

Kicking off this month are the Stylescapes in Glorietta, TriNoma, and Ayala Center Cebu. Over at Glorietta, Sofia Zobel-Elizalde and award-winning events stylist Zenas Pineda present a feast for the senses with their Filipino-themed “Halo- Halo Noche Buena.” Taking cues from the yummy and vibrant colors of the world-famous Pinoy dessert, this Stylescape is inspired by “Halu-Halong Pasko,” a recent piece that Zobel-Elizalde created for Ayala Malls.


Ayala Malls’ Stylescapes is a showcase of different themed vignettes of luxurious holiday home celebrations

“Dance has been a part of my life,” she said about the piece. “The music features classic Philippine songs rearranged by brilliant songwriter, composer, and Pinoy artist Joey Ayala.”

With the source material presenting an audiovisual delight, Zenas created a vignette that integrates bright holiday hues with textures and details such as tinalak cloth and local weaves, capturing the feel of a modern Filipino Christmas. “Halo-Halo Noche Buena” will be on display at the Glorietta Left Wing until Jan. 12, 2020.

Festive fantasies for the young at heart

Jump down the rabbit hole of a fantastical holiday with the “Alice in Wonderland” Stylescape at TriNoma, styled by Dr. Aivee Teo and events stylist Gideon Hermosa.

On exhibit at L1 of TriNoma until Jan. 12, 2020, “Alice in Wonderland” brings to life the classic Lewis Carroll novel with quirky elements, fun and hip details, and just the right touch of madness to make holiday gatherings—from tea parties to Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinners—feel like the most wonderful dreams.

Capiz and burdado details for “Colonial Cebu”

“We would like to transport people’s imagination to a magical, mysterious yet festive ambience. As they will be bedazzled with colorful, fascinating and enchanting design elements that will truly create a fun and memorable experience,” shared Dr. Teo.

An homage to heritage

Down south in Cebu, Teresin Mendezona and Eva Gullas present “Colonial Cebu” at the Alcoves Lobby of Ayala Center Cebu. Inspired by the Queen City’s rich history and culture, this Stylescape highlights Cebuano arts and crafts, with capiz and burdado details as some of the more prominent elements that celebrate heritage and traditions.

“The old families of Cebu celebrate Noche Buena as an opportunity to use the best cutlery and china,” Eva explained. “The entire household, from the help to the lady of the house, prepare the midnight feast, and the kitchen fire is kept burning from the early hours until just after midnight Mass, when the holiday meal is finally enjoyed.” “Colonial Cebu” will be on display until Jan. 12, 2020.


Celebrations, cross-cultural exchanges

Usher in 2020 with Alabang Town Center’s Stylescape, which will be on exhibit from Jan. 6 to 31, 2020. Curated and styled by actor Derek Ramsay and Pineda, it showcases a “British Party” theme in recognition of Ramsay’s English lineage. Catch the vignette set up at the Corte De Las Palmas.

A taste of things to come

“The idea is ‘East meets West,’” shared Ramsay, pointing to his half-English, half- Filipino cultural background. “My inspiration is my family.”

A taste of things to come

It’ll be all about “Trends for 2020” at the Greenbelt Stylescape, where this writer and Cyndi Fernandez of Moss Manila will present modern, luxe interior design ideas that will shape the new year.

“The main inspiration is really Tessa’s personality— eclectic and glamorous,” said Fernandez. Find plenty of fresh ideas on how to liven up the home, as “Trends for 2020” will be exhibited at the Greenbelt 5 Gallery from Jan. 6 to 23, 2020.

“Halu-Halong Pasko” integrates bright holiday hues with textures and details such as tinalak and local weaves

“We’d love for everyone to experience the magic of the holidays with the captivating sights presented by Ayala Malls’ Stylescapes,” said Ayala Malls president Jenylle Tupaz. “It’s part of our commitment to present a line-up of activities that will appeal to the kids and kids-at-heart as we go all out for Christmas.”

Cyndi Fernandez, Zenas Pineda, Sofia Zobel-Elizalde, Patsy Zobel de Ayala, Aivee Teo, Gideon Hermosa, Derek Ramsay, AyalaMalls president Jennylle Tupaz, Kit Zobel, Avida Land marketing head Tess Tatco and AyalaMalls marketing director Eunice Velasco

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