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‘Stan Smith, Forever’
For decades, the Stan Smith sneaker redefined what an athletic shoe can be. Representing the epitome of timeless design, the iconic silhouette remained fundamentally unchanged for over half a century — until today, as adidas Originals launches Stan Smith, Forever.

A new touchstone in the brand’s journey to help End Plastic Waste, the next generation of more sustainable takes on the storied silhouette propels the franchise firmly into the future. In celebration of a new era for the silhouette, adidas Originals returns with three unique iterations of the Stan Smith sneaker.

The first two sneakers in the drop are composed of white PRIMEGREEN uppers, a series of high-performance recycled materials, set atop white recycled rubber outsoles. The women’s iteration features printed planet
earth -inspired graphics, a white heel tab and an ivory tongue graphic. Meanwhile, the next makeup features embossed planet earth inspired graphics, gold eyelets, and green heel tabs.

The third sneaker features a white recycled PRIMEGREEN upper, which is complimented by the Stan Smith’s quintessential green heel tab and sat atop a white recycled rubber outsole. The classic look is updated with the addition of planet earth inspired embroidery throughout.

Bringing the sustainability focus full circle, each pair in the collection comes packaged in the classic adidas Originals blue box, which has already been updated to be composed of more than 90 percent recycled paper.

The three latest iterations of the Stan Smith silhouette launched globally on 8 January are available at

More LEGO, less cost
The LEGO Group announces a review of its recommended pricing for all new products that are available at its LEGO Certified Stores and retail partners in the Philippines starting January 2021. This is in line with its commitment to enable more children in Southeast Asia to get their hands on the value that LEGO brings — better-priced sets, have fun while bonding and learn through play.

Rohan Mathur, marketing director, Southeast Asia at The LEGO Group, said, “The LEGO System of Play prepares a child for life as it appeals to the imagination while developing the creative urge and joy of creation. These are skills that are increasingly important for the holistic development of our younger generation. As part of our mission to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow, our review of the recommended retail pricing for all new products in the region will enable greater accessibility of LEGO play among our fans and families as we empower children to become creative, engaged, lifelong learners.”

This year, shoppers can look forward to the launch of more than 100 new LEGO sets. These include additions to familiar themes such as LEGO DUPLO, LEGO CITY and LEGO Friends. These new sets leverage the limitless versatility and creativity of the LEGO brick to delight and surprise young builders with varying interests.

LEGO products are available at LEGO Certified Stores and major retailers in the Philippines. LEGO also has a flagship store in Lazada.

MaArte @ ZALORA extended
The Museum Foundation of the Philippines (MPFI) has announced its online bazaar MaArte @ ZALORA is extending its run with an expanded inventory that features some of the best artisans in the country.

Thanks to the strong support received by the first online edition of the annual MaArte Fair tradition, held from October to December 2020, [email protected] ZALORA is extending its run till 28 February and will be featuring a new inventory, restocked with items that were previously unavailable during the holidays.

It’s a chance for MaArte patrons to be the first to own interesting pieces as they welcome 2021, by exhibitors such as Gifts & Graces, MCV Designs, Milvidas, TdLG by Tweetie de Leon-Gonzalez, Whimsy by Silay Export, WYC-Wear Your Culture and Barba by Vittorio Barba.

Patrons can also catch more of other [email protected] exhibitors, which include: Amarie; Beyond Borders; Creative Definitions; Ibarra Watches; Coco & Tres; Pika Pika Cards; Siklo Pilipinas; Tilia; Tim Tam Ong and WVN Home Textiles.

Visit or download the ZALORA app (available on iOS and Android).