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Wild cinnamon bark tea, berry wine, coco sugar brownies–Hindy Tantoco’s ‘Balik Bukid’ buys


Hindy Weber-Tantoco could very well be our generation’s poster child for hip and stylish country living. After living it up in the hustle and bustle of the fashion industry, she turned in her stilettos and embraced the countryside.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

What you need when you find yourself in wintry weather


It’s Mid-March and Manila is beginning to feel the sweltering heat. Sunglasses and sunblock have become the order of the day. Beach trips and poolside escapades are on our minds.

Posted: March 22nd, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

It’s a wrap! Do a fashion theme


Now that you’ve gone through your shopping list, it’s time to bring out your magical craft box.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Festive accessories to deck yourself with


When it comes to style, I’m no minimalist. I’m not one of those who live by the mantra of “Less is more.” I love and gravitate toward intricate pieces that are a little over-the-top, balancing them with clean lines for a rich yet graceful sensibility.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

17 student designers make their mark with their graduation creations


Sometimes, life holds amazing surprises. Becoming a teacher (all the more cofounding a school) is one of those for me. Going to work in a school and incessantly thinking about design education was nowhere near the horizon of my pool of aspirations.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Florals and studs, printed suits, embellished collars–trends that rock


One of the things I love about fashion is its dynamism—the intense mix of creativity, glamor, marketing and business, all these playing off each other. As Karl Lagerfeld once said, “Fashion is not for everyone. It is ephemeral and fleeting.”

Posted: August 10th, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

How to look hip, young and stylish–while pregnant


The first time I found out I was pregnant, a mix of emotions came rushing in: shock, excitement, anxiety, joy, fear of the unknown.

Posted: June 29th, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

How to dress like a lady


Be a lady.” This is one of the important life lessons that mothers, grandmothers, teachers and most women of wisdom hope to pass on to the younger generations.

Posted: June 8th, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

How working women can inject resort style into office wear


Thoughts of the blazing sun, crystalline waters, fresh breezy air, and the smell of sun-tan oil are enough invigorating come-ons to put anyone in a vacation mood.

Posted: April 27th, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Gawad Kalinga going into fashion


Social enterprise, sustainable fashion, green movement, nationalism—these are concepts and ideologies that were once seen as extreme and exclusive to tree-hugging movements.

Posted: March 23rd, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

T’boli, Gadang, Maranao–even Tory Burch buys her stuff


It is exciting to see that more and more people are paying interest in the Philippine fashion and retail industry. New names, faces, practitioners and brands are cropping up.
Local fashionistas and celebrities proudly wear pieces from Filipino designers and brands. Many want a piece of the Philippine fashion pie. Indeed, it is a welcome development.

Posted: March 2nd, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

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  7. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  8. Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  9. What has happened to Barrio Fiesta and Singing Cooks & Waiters?
  10. Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
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  2. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  3. Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  4. ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  5. Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  6. How Margie Moran-Floirendo keeps her dancer’s body
  7. This is not just a farm
  8. President Quezon was born here–and so was Philippine surfing
  9. Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  10. Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
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  2. Mary Jean Lastimosa is new Miss Universe Philippines
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  4. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
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  6. From Jeannie to mom of suicide victim
  7. San Vicente beaches hidden but not for long
  8. Borgy and Georgina are back; others are off–again
  9. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  10. Sen. Angara: I thought Pia Wurtzbach gave a good answer


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