As international brands are coming to invade Cebu, I feel like there's no more reason to go to Manila anymore. As my curiosity continues, I checked this new opened store at the new wing of Ayala Center Cebu.
I saw Bric's store when I was in Hong Kong. I didn't have time to check on it, now that they are open here in Cebu, I finally get to know more about their store.
In 1952 Mario Briccola founded a company, INDUSTRIA VALIGERIA FINE MARIO BRICCOLA, manufacturing suitcases and bags. He knew he could rely on his own resources, initiative, courage, and creativity. Because Mario Briccola’s vision was projected towards a greater future, with ambitious goals, the main investment was on himself and his family. (source)
Bric's celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2012 with the motto "Made in Bric's", which reflects the cultural identity of an Italian company.
I also found out that Bric's bags are a favorite among Hollywood's A-listers and has been featured in several movies such as Twilight: Breaking Dawn.
Truly "Made in Italy" Bric's is from their surname Briccola. How cool is that? I'm into travel, but I never tried carrying luggage, so these are so lovely and perfect for Europe trip soon, maybe? HAHA #Wishfulthinking
These are my favorite, I'm a sucker when it comes to brown color. I am really into it. In case, I would buy one, believe me, it is really hard to choose what are you going to buy. Except for the different prices of each luggage and different style. They have 20% up to 30% discount!
Left bag is a leather and a laptop bag, how dappy!
Some of their collections:
Spinner Trunk as one of their best seller. Made from polycarbonate, German material and has Japanese wheels. Look how flexible!
These bags are pure leather too! To die for.
Then I got my eyes on these bags over here. Since I am not into luggage (for now), I asked the staff what bag they can recommend to me.
These are what the staff show to me, I don't know what to color to choose. HAHAHA! Their staff are so accommodating, as a buyer it's my habit to ask many questions about the product to make sure that everything is good. I even can't decide which bag to get because all of them are so pretty and sturdy!
I like this color. It complement whatever outfit I wear.
My forever crush!
Then I choose this one: X-Bag
Lovely pink, but too girly for me. :)
|Polo: 6ixty 8ight | Shorts: Next | Shoes: Palladium Boots|
So, I choose this ocean blue color.
X-Bag is that can be used in three ways, how awesome!
1. It can be as a shoulder tote bag (see the pink tote above)
2. As a cross body bag (see above photo)
3. Mini shoulder bag - the pouch inside that is detachable that also comes with a strap. Oh-ha!
Here's how to transform the slings in to cross body bag:
The pouch that also comes with a sling transformation:
I also met a blogger that we have almost the same name: Jewey of thepausesbetween.com, she was also there to check their bags.
Jewey x Jewel
Finally, my girlfriends from Manila, Kate and Sheena who had a business trip here in Cebu, dropped by too! These are their picked for luggage bags. They asked if they also have branches in Manila, and yes, located in SM Aura and Shangri-la Mall.
We strike a posed as I was finally done choosing a bag, while Kate and Sheena can't help but to pose with their picked on shoulder bags.
2nd Level Ayala Center Cebu New Wing
in front of F&F store
Facebook: Bric's Philippines
Have a great day everyone! x