apanese fashion brand Uniqlo, after only being in the country for a little over a year, has pledged to donate close to P7 million to the survivors of  Typhoon Yolanda in Leyte, Samar and Iloilo.

At the opening of its latest (and largest, at three levels) branch in SM Megamall, Uniqlo Philippines announced that they will be giving P1 million in financial aid to calamity victims. Katsumi Kubota, chief operating officer of Uniqlo’s manufacturer Fast Retailing Philippines Inc., added they will also be donating Uniqlo clothes and garments worth P1 million, which includes approximately 5,000 items like T-shirts and innerwear. Additionally, Uniqlo Japan also announced they will be donating Y10 million or almost P4.5 million in cash to aid relief efforts in the Philippines.

The Japanese brand is known for “LifeWear”—clothes designed with function and comfort as the main components. Take a look at 8 items from their 2013 Fall/Winter collection:

Leggings Pants 8
The Leggings Pants are a supple and more fitted option for those who like tight pants but hate the discomfort of thick denim.


Warm Easy Pants7
Their Warm Easy Pants uses innovations in fabrics to provide comfortable, practical, casual pants that you can wear indoors and outdoors.


Ultra Light Down6
The Ultra Light Down is unbelievably light, you’ll feel comfortable and ready for Amihan.


Comfortable, light fleece that will keep you warm.


Cotton Flannel4
Cotton Flannel offers new styles and casual appeal. You can choose from a number of fun patterns.


Uniqlo makes this luxurious fabric comfortable and accessible enough for everyday wear.


Like Silk, Uniqlo takes contemporary, fine gauge 100% Cashmere and makes it comfortable for colder days.


Heattech is the result of a technical revolution in fashion. The clothing items adapt to the wearer and feels like a second skin.


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