The British Embassy Manila celebrated the launch of the Great British Shopping Raffle with a community fashion show featuring 34 British brands. The show, set against the festive decors of SM Megamall Fashion Hall, highlighted the stylish and fashion-forward looks the UK is best known for.
Now on its second year, the raffle is bigger with more brands taking part and better with a full VIP experience in the UK reward for the grand prize winner.
Chargé d’Affaires Nigel Boud invited everyone to join the Great British Shopping Raffle and assures the lucky shoppers that they will be in for a lovely surprise:
“Like the Filipinos, we Brits love retail. Oxford Street in London is the longest shopping street in Europe! The UK is often described as the fashion capital of the world, and our brands do not just embody heritage and craftsmanship, but also innovation and trend-setting style. Through the Shopping is GREAT campaign, the Great British Shopping Raffle will allow lucky shoppers to experience all this and more. Enjoy the British lifestyle through our amazing roster of prizes.”
Shop in 34 participating British stores for a chance to win a trip to the UK for two on Etihad Airways and experience London as a global capital for shopping and fashion. The winner will also receive 4 nights hotel accommodation, £500 pocket money from HSBC, Britrail passes from Baron Travel, a visit to Bicester Village designer outlets, VIP match tickets at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, and luxe tickets to London Fashion Weekend in February 2016.
Other great prizes include a shopping spree worth Php 40,000 at M&S; Php 25,000 worth of giveaways from MINI Lifestyle, plus over 400,000 pesos worth of shopping vouchers and gift packs from participating brands.
The participating brands are Alfred Dunhill, Berghaus, Burton, Cath Kidston, Clarks, Debenhams, Dune London, ELC (Early Learning Centre), F&F, Hackett, Hamleys, John Lewis, Kurt Geiger, Lee Cooper, Lonsdale, Lush, Lyle and Scott, M&S, Mamas & Papas, Mini, Mitre, Mothercare, Pepe Jeans, River Island, Radley, Reiss, Sanders, Savile Row, Speedo, Superdry, The Body Shop, TM Lewin, Toni and Guy and Vision Express. The contest will run across nearly 200 stores in Metro Manila and selected provinces. Promo period is from 3 November – 30 December 2015.
The Great British Shopping Contest is part of the UK’s GREAT campaign that showcases the best of British business and culture. The campaign is led by the British Embassy Manila and UK Trade & Investment with its partners, the British Council Philippines, British Chamber of Commerce Philippines and the British Alumni Association. For more details, follow the British Embassy Manila on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.