These past few days have been hard on everyone, some more than others. With the announcement of the one month long “enhanced community quarantine” in Metro Manila, people are advised to stay at home. However, not everyone is able to do so. Many need their daily income to be able to feed themselves and their families. Luckily, there are businesses who are trying their best to help their employees.
One example is designer Carl Jan Cruz. On Instagram he announced that he would be having a sale with pieces being 30 to 50 percent off. “This sales effort is channelled towards empowering the members of the CJC team, especially the mananahis, or as we like to call them, the Ladies,” shared Cruz.
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🖤“I will work so hard that it can make a difference with people’s lives that I work with, that what we can contribute something positive to this world” is something I’d say intimately to people that are closest to me in regards to my work at Carl Jan Cruz. In these very challenging times under a global pandemic, a nationwide state of calamity, a metro-wide month-long lockdown, we are faced with a lot of uncertainty along with everyone else. After a few days of shock and trepidation; we are now recollecting ourselves to be proactive with this situation. As a business that moves forward only by the passion, hardwork, and talent of its many moving parts, we believe that our employees deserve to keep doing what they love and earning what they deserve. As part of the brand’s initiative to keep things going, we are initiating a special CARL JAN CRUZ sale. This sales effort is channelled towards empowering the members of the CJC team, especially the mananahi’s, or as we like to call them, “the Ladies”. Because the given circumstances of the lockdown limit the operations at the studio, we have decided that we would like to uplift the women that fuel the success of the brand. The Ladies are now our priority, as we would wish to safeguard and direct the profits made from this sample sale towards our atelier who are all veterans at their work, and more importantly mothers who are dependent on the income to sustain their own families throughout these unpredictable, trying times. The Carl Jan Cruz sale will be an ongoing online sale. CJC classics and collection pieces will be up for 30-50% off. We will be dropping new pieces every other day that may be purchased via online bank transfer/PayPal, and delivered direct to your address within the next 48 hours. For inquires regarding this sale, feel free to send us a DM or email us at [email protected] 🤗 While the situation in Manila compels the brand and the entirety of our company’s operations to be at a standstill, we are choosing to be proactive. With all of our team from design, marketing, operations, to our atelier working from home, we maintain a positive and motivated attitude towards the future of CJC🙏
With new items dropping every other day, this is your chance to help out the women who will be making the clothes. “The Ladies are not our priority, as we would wish to safeguard and direct the profits made from this sample sale towards our atelier who are all veterans at their work, and more importantly mothers who are dependent on the income to sustain their own families throughout these unpredictable, trying times.”
Photo courtesy of Carl Jan Cruz’s Instagram account
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