Run the Empire

– Sam@Empire – This past Sunday we were blessed with a beautiful bright and crispy November morning for our Run The Empire 5k! Almost 20 Runners including myself and Chris@empire showed up for our meet up at Road Runner Sports, Berkley, to take on the Ohlone trail course! A few participants have already completed their…

Undiscovered SF – 11.17

– by ChiChai@Empire – Since its inaugural evening, we made our way back to Undiscovered SF for a second time. Undiscovered SF is a monthly creative night market that was “designed to jump-start economic activity and public awareness” SOMA Pilipinas. For those unfamiliar with SOMA, it is the “South of Market” district in San Francisco…

Prelude Norcal 2017

We spent our Saturday with the dancers of Prelude Norcal! Prelude Norcal is a hip hop dance competition in the Bay Area that aims to “enrich, strengthen, and improve individual dancers and/or dance groups” as well as “bridge the gaps between dancers and teams to create a more welcoming and cohesive community in the Bay…

Run the Empire!

Come run with us for Empire in the Air’s 2nd 5k fundraiser!! Proceeds of this event will go to Project PEARLS’ Christmas Program where registration fees will “adopt” a Project PEARLS family by providing groceries for their holiday meals and Christmas gifts for their children. REGISTER HERE! To learn more about Project PEARLS, please visit…

Art of Us – Mini Documentary

Empire in the Air collaborated with the dance group The Company to create a dance summit for Project PEARLS titled “Art of Us.” After nearly a year of planning and fundraising, Ray@Empire, ChiChai@Empire, and Aiko@Empire headed to Manila with the Company choreographers Jolo Cabrera, Melissa Batesting, and KJ Estudillo.   Thank you to everyone who…

Maboohay 2017

– by ChiChai@Empire – It always feels good to be back on our “home turf.” The Empire Team comes from all over the Bay plus Sacramento and Stockton. What brought all of us together was college. We met at San Jose State University while being involved at the on-campus FilAm organization Akbayan. And every year,…

Fall 2017: Fall Into Place

We present to you our fall collection, Fall Into Place. Even though we know what our goals are, we may get unmotivated and have doubts of being good enough. The best way to shut down those inner demons is by working towards your goals anyway. If you’re gonna fall, you might as well fall forward. You…

Restock of Fresh Light & Upcycled Denim Jackets and BTS

– by ChiChai@Empire – We are officially restocking Fresh Light blouses and Upcycled Denim Jackets at noon (PST!) When we first released our upcycled products, quite frankly, I was nervous. I wasn’t sure how our supporters would react. The reaction was better than we could’ve hoped for! Because both products were sold out pretty quickly,…

ChiChai@Empire’s 26th and a treat for you!

For @chichai.empire’s 26th birthday,  we released 3 denim jackets from our newest collection “Fall into Place.” Also, if you use her code CHICHAI15 for ANY purchase this week, you get 15% off and a free pin  Shop now at  shop.empireintheair.com

Goods for the Girl

– by ChiChai@Empire – photos by Ray@Empire The vibes, the energy, the support for womyn artists — Saturday night felt like a dream! Goods for the Girl came and conquered. Led by our very own event-coordinator Sam@Empire and in collaboration with #thegoodssf , we created the Goods for the Girl. The Goods is a monthly night market at @111minnagallery created by Little…