Aranaz for Everyone

April 18, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

Photos from Aranaz Instagram Do you remember when the fashion accessories brand Aranaz was sold in bazaars? Even then they already had one-of-a-kind bags. Made with local materials such as wooden beads, mother of pearl and rattan through traditional craftsmanship in modern designs, Aranaz was ahead of its time—offering women […]


Style Isle: Keeping Filipino Traditions Alive

March 26, 2017 7:00 pm by Bettina Bacani

In our previous articles, we have featured different brands that make use of indigenous materials in their products – brands like Shoes by Kai, Anthill Fabric Gallery, Vela Manila, and Habi Batangan. They help keep our Filipino traditions by using weaves to create accessories and ready-to-wear pieces that are functional […]

Celebrating Women: SM Woman’s SS17 Collection

March 17, 2017 7:00 pm by Katrina Castaneda

Sun’s out, Style’s out- rising up to the heat of fashion, the department store private label offers every woman a game changing product edit for SS17. The new SM Woman, being a go-to womenswear retailer, allowed the modern woman’s taste and eclectic preferences to influence their collection. “Our woman understands […]


Gifts to Warm Your Valentine’s Heart

February 3, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

Days like Valentine’s Day shouldn’t be reserved for just lovers. Single or attached, it’s a chance to spend a day with the people you care about most. Heck, it can be your chance to indulge in some self-love too! Should you give someone special something more than your precious time, […]


Christmas Stocking Stuffers

December 5, 2016 3:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

With the season of gift-giving underway, there’s less reason to delay. Thankfully, the Internet has become panacea in the frantic search for meaningful stocking stuffers that won’t end up on the “re-gift” pile. Here are nine of’s local-ternative Stocking Stuffers that’ll warm hearts (and bellies) all around: 1. Oliver and […]



December 2, 2016 12:00 pm by Karla Ramos

It’s that time of the year again, and soon we’ll all be rushing to find the perfect gifts for our love ones. I’m not the greatest gift giver, and if you’re anything like me, this time of the year can be pretty stressful. Of course, we want the people to […]


Holiday Gift Guide for Mom and Dad

November 30, 2016 10:00 am by Katrina Castaneda

For the Uber Busy Dad: Fauna Mahika planner in Butanding Ocean Blue, P889, Jacinto & Lirio It’s that time of the year again! Show love to the king and queen of your home by giving them practical yet creative gifts without going overboard your budget. Here we give you our top […]

Forever More Affordable Now with Francis Libiran Bridal

October 15, 2016 1:00 pm by Vicki Abary

A wedding gown is the mother of all dresses for any woman and she will ensure it embodies everything she envisions it to be. In the Philippines, it is a usual practice for brides to visit the couturier of her choice and discuss what options she has depending on her […]

Shop Different at Zalora’s Pop-Up Store

October 10, 2016 9:33 pm by Vicki Abary

What if you went into a store, browsed around, tried on a few items, spent some money but didn’t come home with anything? It seems to be a scene out of Stranger Things – unless it was at the Zalora Pop-Up Store. Running until January 2017 at C3, Lower Ground […]

Modern Filipino at its Finest at Lanai

September 25, 2016 6:32 pm by Vicki Abary

With so many condominiums rising up and more and more young adults moving out of their parent’s homes to enjoy independent living, it is only a natural progression for more furniture and home accessories stores to sprout around the metro, too. Aside from the usual department store finds, today’s discerning […]