GRAND OPENING – Empire in the Air Pop-Up Shop

Did you know that the Empire Team all met while attending San Jose State University? It’s only fitting that our first ever store would be in San Jose. It’s a Homecoming! Empire in the Air is opening up its first long-term pop-up shop! Starting on September 7, we are joining Moment SJ at San Pedro Square. Join us…

Mile5tone

– by ChiChai@Empire – with Mile5tone Photos by Ray@Empire What led to mile5tone For those who’ve followed us since these tops came out… or since this video came out… our anniversary starting point may be confusing. I started Empire in the Air my first year of college (February 2010.) I released a few pieces here…

Mile5tone – EITA Team Highlight: ChiChai

To celebrate our 5 years in the game, we are throwing an anniversary party and we want you to be a part of it! For the past 5 years, Empire in the Air has taken part of the Bay Area community through its clothing and events. We strongly believe that we’ve made it thus far…

Mile5tone Vendors: Andie Bakes x Candido Catering

To celebrate our 5 years in the game, we are throwing an anniversary party and we want you to be a part of it! For the past 5 years, Empire in the Air has taken part of the Bay Area community through its clothing and events. We strongly believe that we’ve made it thus far…

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…

FAME 2017 Recap cont.

Continue to reminisce FAME Presents with us through our recap video by Ray@Empire and hella photos on our Facebook by Ray, Chris and Rizzabel! Check them all out here. 

On the Road to FAME 2016

We are returning to FAME this Saturday, July 30! FAME is a San Jose, CA’s gathering of fashion, art and music. Our team likes to use this annual urban bazaar as an opportunity to give our supporters a taste of what an Empire in the Air shop may be like: nature inspired decor, clean wooden fixtures… …Empire Team…

Eastside Entrepreneurs

I’m honored to announce that I will be a panelist alongside San Jose’s scene-makers on May 19 for “Eastside Entrepreneurs Speaker Panel” by LEAD Filipino! Check out the details here: “Eastside Entrepreneurs will feature distinct Filipino and Filipina American leaders who had their beginnings in the San Jose and Eastside San Jose areas and took…

Out in Oakland

From open mics to  kickball tournaments– we do our best in centralizing our events towards community. We strive to be your go-to pick-me-up when building your own Empire. However, one aspect of Empire-building that we haven’t celebrated in a while is… the act of having fun. That brings us to last weekend. We hosted a pop-up shop/party “Out in…

October Events

October is looking mighty fine and it ain’t even here yet! We will vendor at the following locations: Saturday, October 3 @9pm-2am || Out in Oakland at BRIX 581 || 581 5th St, Oakland ChiChai@Empire wants to celebrate her birthday with all of you for a bar-night takeover! There’ll be food, drinks, music, and an Empire in the…