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Caftans, fringe, baroque prints, espadrilles, colored shades–my ‘relaxed reliables’ for summer


Being stylish does not always mean having to put on a pair of sky-high stilettos. In fact, I believe the test of a truly stylish woman is her ability to look equally as chic when dressed down in her favorite weekend attire.

Posted: May 9th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

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 »