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MaARTe 2014: A great way to spend your Sunday

BANGLES of Monaco thread from Cebu by Beatriz Accessories;

Do yourself a favor this weekend and spend some cash as an act of goodness. Think of it as early Christmas shopping.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Patis Tesoro redefines Filipiniana for younger market

TESORO calls her collection “recycled fashion,” now a global trend. This one a bolero pieced together from retaso or fabric scraps

Patis Pamintuan Tesoro has regular clients from as far as Singapore and the United States. Strangely, the one designer known for championing Filipiniana wear said nobody goes to her during the annual President’s State of the Nation Address, the one occasion politicians and their spouses embrace and splurge on traditional formal wear.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Stylish hosts let the table talk

CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH by Dina Tantoco LENOX plates, Capodimonte porcelain and Dwell placemats

The table setting had that air of refinement: Casa Bugatti black-rimmed creamy white dinnerware, slender glassware by Schott Zwiesel, black-accented silver-stemmed candleholders, black napkins threaded into see-through acrylic napkin rings, silverware—all atop a chrome-legged clear glass table.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Make your own shoes–cool French sneakers at that

GETTING crafty with Craft MNL for Bensimon at Common Thread Power Plant Mall

What it does every year for its flagship brand Havaianas, the highly successful DIY event “MYOH (Make Your Own Havaianas),” Terry SA just did for French shoes Bensimon, at least for a day.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

One tablet, many users–each with a personalized account

THIS fourth-generation Galaxy Tab features both cosmetic and technical upgrades.

Families share laptops and home computers, so why not a tablet?

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »