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‘Taal-ywood’ in a day

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EVEN if Taal Basilica is considered aminor Basilica, it is the biggest Catholic church in Asia.

There is a local term among the Taal folk: “Taal-ywood.” This was coined Taal, Batangas, became a favorite cost-efficient shooting location of TV and film productions.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Style on a shoestring

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You just got invited to a party, a night out in the city, or a date, and you’re thinking what to wear or how much you would shell out. The problem is, you are on a student budget and can’t spend a lot on clothes.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in 2BU,Headlines | Read More »

Look like Rihanna!

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River Island launched in the last quarter of 2013, and brought with them the final collection of Rihanna for the eponymous brand.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in 2BU,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Loving that luxe

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THE DESIGNER with one of his men's wear creations. PHOTOGRAPHY
ADRIAN GONZALES

The problems we have in life are not always due to other people. Sometimes, we ourselves are the ones creating the problems. They become problems because we are afraid to fail or disappoint people.   That’s one of the things Gelo Salanga learned before responding to his calling to become a fashion designer.   “My [...]

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

What it takes to be a ‘supermodel’

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THE 12 ASPIRING model contestants of “SupermodelMe: Femme Fatale”. PHOTO COURTESY OF DIVA UNIVERSAL

Tall, mixed-race, hot and pretty—do you believe these physical traits are enough to make one a model? Think again.   Lisa S., Dominic Lau and Ase Wang, the three resident judges of the multi-platform fashion reality TV series “Supermodel Me,” break myths and clichés in the show’s latest season, “Supermodel Me: Femme Fatale.” Inquirer Lifestyle [...]

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Make mine metallic

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Time to give your LBDs a rest in favor of metallic ensembles for the new year. From sequined garments to shiny fabrics, we give you ways to wear this trend at its most dazzling.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Family act

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STEPHANIE (left) oversees the business side andNicole leads
the creative direction of the company.

Running a concert business must be one of the coolest and most creative careers in the corporate world. These businesses are usually run by big corporations due to its high-investment nature. Yet, the Uy siblings of Karpos Multimedia dove into this venture to have fun and make people sing (and maybe, dance, too!) to the music of the international bands of their choice.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in 2BU,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Nicole Go Thorp has a good head on her shoulders–and can sure bust a few hip-hop moves, too

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TEMPORARY PAUSE. Nicole had to stop dancing for a while to see other things that she can do. Gown by Auggie Cordero. PHOTOGRAPHY
TOFF TIOZON

Hip-hop dancers often move with intense feelings, but Nicole Go Thorp of Ateneo de Manila University is a breath of fresh air. She may have been dancing for five years already, yet she’s still your girl next door, full of hope and on her way to becoming a media practitioner.   “I actually didn’t like [...]

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Superhero style

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KAWAII “Hulk smash” graphic tee

On November 27, Folded & Hung presented its latest collaboration with Marvel International.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in 2BU | Read More »

Graphic separates, tropical prints coming soon

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Penshoppe went back to the street when it presented its Spring-Summer 2014 looks inspired by the global street summer trends.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Korean flavors with a Filipino twist

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SAVORY fruity rice cakes imported from South Korea

Korean fashion and pop culture are not new to Filipino youth, who are keen followers of such trends. In fact, Seoul is a vacation hotspot for experiencing the Korean wave.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in 2BU | Read More »

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