Category Archives: Beauty & Fashion Features

It takes a few twists and turns to get into the slightly more advanced Peter Pan pose

Right-side up with Manila’s anti-gravity yoga scene

Monday, 29 February 2016 | Written by
It takes a few twists and turns to get into the slightly more advanced Peter Pan pose

“Do I need to bring a mat?” is what I almost asked Benedict Bernabe, Head of Operations at Beyond Yoga as I psyched myself up for my first Anti-Gravity Yoga session. Being very un-athletic, I’ve had my speculations about this form of yoga because it seemed like something with physical prerequisites like a flexible body or a flair for acrobatics…Read More »

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Most controversial fashion ads of all time

Friday, 26 February 2016 | Written by
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One of the most tried-and-tested advertising approaches is the adage “sex sells.” In the world of beauty and fashion, where the image of a perfect body is celebrated, it is inevitable that clothes or apparel will be sold through provocative images. Shocking, arresting, scandalous, these ads have had their share of critics, causing them to be banned in some conservative…Read More »

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Ways to dress for a black tie affair

Thursday, 25 February 2016 | Written by
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Nothing makes you more debonair than showing up at a formal party or a dinner date wearing a tuxedo with a black tie. Imagine James Bond in one of his most glorious outfits – complete with the necessary accessories, of course – and you have one of the best outfits to date. But hold on, unfortunately there are some men…Read More »

Game Night

5 looks for the month of love

Thursday, 18 February 2016 | Written by
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Whether we admit it or not, Valentine’s Day is one of the most anticipated events of the year. It’s that cheesy day, where Teddy Bears, chocolates and roses abound. While some have braved traffic woes and celebrated last February 14, the whole month is a cause for celebrating love. But aside from the typical dinner date, here are a few…Read More »

The Number 60

5 local brands you should support

Sunday, 14 February 2016 | Written by
The Number 60

There is something about purchasing a branded item that every fashionista craves for, whether it is as a status symbol or a sense of achievement. But when one patronizes a local brand, the sense of gratification is different, more fulfilling. This means we can be fashionistas, while supporting our very own local talents. And the Philippines have a lot of…Read More »

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A look at fashion’s most famous primates from around the world

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 | Written by
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Aside from humans, we’ve seen a number of iconic primates dominate the fashion scene around the world, from our key chains to the bottoms of our soles, and our PJs to the runway. As we enter the Year of the Monkey, we take a look at the some of the most well-known stylish simians in fashion. Paul Frank The wide-mouthed…Read More »

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Sharpen your fashion vocabulary

Monday, 8 February 2016 | Written by
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What do you call those tiny buttons at the edge of your collar used to hold the collar in place? What about that red and white checkered print that always appears on picnic mats, aprons, and a bunch of other things you can find in the kitchen? Did you know that there was a name for those little metal circles…Read More »

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The ash fever

Sunday, 7 February 2016 | Written by
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As the summer rolls around the corner, have you updated your #summerhairgoals yet? Just imagine: a stroll at the beach, the sunlight bouncing on your soft waves of ash-blond hair. Are we on the same page now? Visit any salon and a stylist would offer you the ash blond hair trend for a change. It is, after all, one of…Read More »

Ever Ready

Dress to de-stress

Saturday, 6 February 2016 | Written by
Ever Ready

Dressing for the day is one of the most important parts of it. Call it superficial, but it’s true: how you feel about how you look plays a major role in how you go about interacting with the world outside your doorstep. Now there’s something psychological in there somewhere, but I definitely don’t have the right and the know-how to…Read More »

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A note to high heels lovers

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 | Written by
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High heels make us look sexy and they make us feel sexy. Slipping on a pair of high heels makes us feel in control, even powerful. The four ladies from Sex and the City made wearing high heels look like a regular thing for women. They wore high heels not only to dates, but to the grocery, the mall, even…Read More »

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