Gear up for the holidays

Serena Ordoveza - The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines – Here’s a “one-stop shop” that will equip stylish urban dwellers with everything they need to face their adventures. Urbanize carries an impressive assortment of international brands with products that cover everything a traveller needs to stay mobile, safe, organized and focused.

To help you get started on your holiday shopping, the brand shares its  line of products that makes for cool gifts this holiday season.

Street bags

For those who lead a highly-urban lifestyle, the store carries a great range of international brands that offer not just practical but also very stylish bags that are great for everyday or city travel. Very durable and packed with useful organizational features, one may choose from CabinZero, Mojo Backpacks and Hellolulu. CabinZero manufactures lightweight cabin-sized luggage, travel bags and accessories designed in the UK. Meanwhile, Mojo Backpacks, founded on the idea that a backpack is so much more than an accessory, is out to make a statement. Hellolulu was started by two friends who had a clear vision — to create useful products, infused with sophisticated design and an uplifting style. Hellolulu is proud to offer a colorful and high quality range of backpacks and sling bags that are perfect for urban dwellers.

Smart bags

Another characteristic of an urban lifestyle is being very highly mobile. From carrying around one or two smartphones, a tablet, digital camera and other mobile devices, it’s common for busy urbanites to be dependent on their gadgets on a daily basis. For such needs, Urbanize features STM that makes laptop bags, tablet and mobile phone cases. The company’s mission is to provide a more comfortable and stylish means to transport one’s digital gear.

Office bags

Carrying around your daily office essentials need not be complicated nor problematic. Carry around your things with ease while keeping it secure through PKG’s products. Another great brand of office bags is Pacsafe, which is best known as every global traveler’s best mate dedicated to creating innovative ways to help secure their gear. It’s also very popular for its lineup of anti-theft travel bags and travel accessories.

Tech essentials

When it comes to fully enjoying, as well as protecting your gadgets, shopping for the right tech accessories is a must. Check out quality and innovatively designed products from Japanese brand Elecom, which carries an impressive range of power banks, cables, earbuds, headphones, car accessories, mobile speakers, and more.  Meanwhile, protect your precious gadgets with high-quality products from PKG.

Urban essentials

Another brand that’s complementary to a highly-urban lifestyle is Swisstech, which offers a cool selection of phone and tablet cases. Choose from different styles and materials depending on your personal taste and lifestyle needs. Meanwhile, Taiwanese lifestyle brand, Ariart has a lot of interesting finds for the holidays, like its very popular suction mug.


Another must-have for those who lead a very mobile lifestyle are audio accessories for their portable gadgets. For this, Elecom has an extensive range of audio accessories for every style and budget. Choose from cutesy, colorful earbuds to heavy duty headphones, mono portable speakers and impressive Bluetooth speakers that give great sound.












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