Shop modern Filipiniana gifts and festive Pinoy food at this Toronto Christmas pop-up
Having a hard time looking for the perfect Christmas gift that showcases Filipino culture and brings back old memories? Filipino fashion brands Cambio & Co. and Jillian Joy Handcrafted are bringing options to you through a series of pop-ups with a roster of Filipino-owned vendors.
Pasko and Parols Holiday Pop-up promises a fun weekend of shopping, eating, crafting, and community at the Cambio & Co. X Jillian Joy Showroom on Waterman Avenue, Toronto.
From Dec. 9 to 10, Filipino-owned brands based in Toronto, Vancouver, and San Francisco will be coming together to put a Filipino twist to the city’s holiday festivities.
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For fashion finds, you can browse through Cambio & Co.’s handcrafted artisan jewelry, Jillian Joy Handcrafted’s modern ternos, and Pinay Collections’ streetwear line reclaiming derogatory Filipino words against women.
You can also snack on Kasama Chocolates’ artisanal bean-to-bar chocolate made with Philippine-sourced cacao, Made by Mree’s Filipino desserts, or even Pica Pica Toronto’s Filipino finger food like its siomai tocino onigiri.
If you’re looking for home and event decorations, you can check out Farols’ parols and other ornaments made from capiz shells, Sinta & Co.’s Filipino wedding essentials, Munggo’s prints and stickers, Plantrunz’s plant arrangements, and Araw at Buwan’s vintage homeware pieces.
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You can even make your own traditional Christmas decoration by signing up for a parol-making workshop by Filipinx artist and Kapisanan Philippine Arts and Culture Centre manager Maria Patricia Abuel in the morning or afternoon.
With this curated selection of Filipino craftsmanship, attendees of Pasko and Parols Holiday Pop-up are bound to have authentic Paskong Pinoy experience.