What are we getting ourselves into this year?
As Filipinos, we all have our Christmas traditions: hanging a parol, hearing Christmas songs everywhere, listening to kids and senior citizens singing carols for some extra cash. But there is a more modern routine we’ve come to embrace in the last two decades: The Starbucks Traditions Collection.
This year, Starbucks Philippines’ theme is all Connections Start Here—and honestly, we couldn’t agree more. How many study sessions, friendly catchups, dates and work meetings have taken place in Starbucks? How many birthday cakes and coffee drinks have been purchased to make that one get-together a little sweeter?
The 2024 Starbucks Traditions Collection
For its 2024 Starbucks Traditions Collection, Starbucks Philippines is kicking things off on November 2—mark the day, and start collecting your stickers! For every purchase of a Tall, Grande or Venti handcrafted beverage, track your sticker collecting through the Starbucks App with an e-Promo Card, and redeem your chosen reward when you hit 19 stickers.
So what do those planners and organizers look like this year? We have two color options: Rose Gold and Abalone Gray. The design itself features the Starbucks Siren, with a particular focus on the dotted details of its tail design—and an ode to Starbucks Connections. The planners and organizers also come with a pen, card holders, a sticker pad and some postcards.
The 2024 Starbucks Traditions Planner & Organizer
But even more than the planners, the 2024 Starbucks Traditions Collection also introduces new merch, including a Warm Gray Mug and Polka Tote Set, which makes sure that your coffee runs are done in style! The tote even features a convenient compartment that snuggly fits the 12-ounce mug.
The 2024 Starbucks Traditions Warm Gray Mug and Polka Tote Set
The 2024 Pearl Cold Cup has a star-adorned straw stopper—but it isn’t just about the looks; it’s functional. Take the 22-ounce cup on the go with you, wherever. Meanwhile, the 2024 Ebony Stainless Steel Tumbler is sleek and minimalist. And coming in at an 18-ounce variation, it’s perfect for long trips as it keeps your drinks colder or warmer for longer, depending on your preference.
But to make the holidays even more festive, Starbucks Philippines collaborated with DJ Nix and DH Rammy Bitog to curate a coffeehouse playlist on Spotify. So we have the drinks, we have the music; time to get the celebrations started!
Art Macky Arquilla