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‘Simple gowns’ expected at next week’s Sona


If you’re expecting a pomp-and-pageantry-less red carpet at the President’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, owing to recent natural calamities and the country’s political climate, think again. As one fashion designer says, it’s just not the way Filipinos are.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

He triumphed over Ferré and Gaultier, but died poor, alone

ALONZO flanked by models at the Manila Hilton’s "Vive La France” show, 1970

For the many who admired and respected eminent fashion designer Aureo Alonzo, the news of his passing on Monday—and his circumstances before his death—came as a shock.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The preferred pen of Obama, Pope Benedict and the Dalai Lama turns 90

MONTBLANC Bespoke Nib 7

It’s easy to dismiss the relevance of writing instruments in the digital age, when humans are seemingly inextricably bound to their mobile phones, tablets and other electronic communication devices.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

This skincare routine will make you glow like gold

THE LANCOME Absolue Golden Glow range

It takes seven to eight premium products, and several indulgent minutes of fanciful spa-like strokes, to apply the results of 20 years of research for that coveted golden-glow complexion. On top of that, the foundation must be applied with its own specific movements.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Who are the ‘millennials’ and why are they like that–and why not?

BOB Zozobrado

They’re constantly tweeting, taking selfies, texting. They’re spoiled, narcissistic, always seeking attention. They’re easily bored and can’t stay put in one job. Doted on and their whims indulged while growing up, they have a strong sense of entitlement.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »