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Stalking Instagram for fashion, beauty tips


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Social media occupies much of our daily lives. Many of us are always on Facebook and Twitter. Instagram is a fun way to know what’s up with our friends. There are even people who are completely reliant on social media.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Hot trends, looks spotted at the Oscars


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In typical Oscar fashion, the night was filled with sophistication and glamour. All the ladies (and men) looked breathtaking, and we took note of some of the night’s beauty trends that we could incorporate into our everyday style.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Time to get rid of cellulite and dark underarms


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The heat is literally on, with the dry months just around the corner. Many of us are preparing for trips to the beach and other destinations.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Beauty trends we’re obsessed with this Valentine’s


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Valentine’s Day is special because it’s when women take extra time and effort to show and receive some love. While you’re sure to get some attention from your hubby or boyfriend, get him psyched with these scorching-hot 2014 beauty trends:

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Makeup at the beach? You bet


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The Christmas season also includes planning for out-of-town gatherings. For me, this December means my best friend is about to get hitched, and in Boracay, no less.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Treat your tresses with some TLC


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It’s no secret that having nice thick hair can make you look awesome. The harsh reality is that as we age, it becomes common to find many men and women with hair fall problems that might have been caused by one or many things—stress, diet, hormonal imbalance, medications (yes, birth control pills have the tendency to thin out your hair) and/or exposure to pollution and toxic substances.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Going local and natural is the best choice


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HINDY Weber Tantoco, organic lifestyle advocate, created Holy Carabao, which
offers a variety of organic food and treats.

In the wake of the recent catastrophe that befell our fellow Filipinos in Leyte, Samar, Tacloban and Capiz, we need to think of long-term solutions instead of stop-gap Band-Aid ideas (and products) that serve us only in the short term.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Looking great day in, day out


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Perfecting your everyday makeup is a work in progress—a never-ending process of trial and error. The typical working woman may shy away from heavy makeup. She is typically drawn to wearing light makeup that enhances her features. Bright makeup, in contrast, instantly perks up your overall look and can make a simple outfit look trendy.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Rihanna shines bright in her fave makeup


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Rihanna recently teamed up with MAC to create the RiRi Hearts MAC Collection for Fall. The limited-edition collection features four lip colors, a lip glass, a liquid liner, two sets of eye shadow quads, lashes, brushes, a cream base, a blush duo, a powder blush, a mascara and an eyebrow liner.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Never stop dreaming


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FRANCESCA Balaguer-Mercado

The visual arts is hot these days, as Filipinos show greater appreciation for its various forms. As we find out what inspires a photographer like Francesca Balaguer-Mercado, let’s also take a peek into her daily fashion and beauty essentials.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Maureen Disini, Joel Escober, Eric de los Santos—why they rock


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MAUREEN Disini

One of the best things about living in the Philippines is having the opportunity to appreciate the great talent of Filipino designers. Fashion is at its peak as modern Filipino women (and men) take pride in knowing they have a keen eye and taste for good and beautiful pieces.

Maureen Disini

Maureen’s substantial credentials in fashion—she studied fashion design at the Instituto di Moda Burgo, fashion business at the Instituto Marangoni in Milan and bridal wear at the Central Saint Martins in Paris, apart from serving as fashion editor of Philippine Tatler for over four years—and her attention to ornate detail has made her the top choice for stylists, celebrities, socialites, diplomats and brides. Her feminine designs are timeless, classy and tasteful. Wearing one of her gowns will make you feel sophisticated and special—as if you had just stepped off the pages of a fashion magazine.

Maureen sees to it her clients are comfortable with her designs, and she works with their body type, highlighting their assets while ensuring that they look (and feel) their best in her pieces. She plays with stretch fabric, tulle and chiffon, and is quite fond of draping.

Her pieces constantly appear streamlined, tailored and clean, and she delivers a perfect fit. She is widely recognized not only for her outstanding talent, but also for her humility and dedication to her craft.

Joel Escober

Joel is into fashion that involves intricate detailing, bright jewel tones and embellished belts, his signature. His designs are stunning, his pieces dreamy and exquisite, with lots of ruffles, pleats, origami folding. His designs hint at nostalgia, seemingly inspired by Old-World fantasies. While his current designs suggest a more subtle side of him, his romantic qualities are consistently revealed in every piece.

Eric de los Santos

Romantic and feminine but with an edgy twist defines Eric de Los Santos’ pieces. His love for lace and beads, his infatuation with detail, and the extra attention he gives his clients have made him a favorite.

Eric’s most recent muse, Megan Young sported his gown during the Miss World Philippine competition. Eric makes sure his vision is aligned with his client’s requirements and preferences. His pieces are current, modern and fashion-forward. He enjoys mixing special details in his designs—fringe and lace, for instance, or chiffon and zippers. He is likewise known for his seasonal design collaborations with Folded & Hung’s Luxe collection.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

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