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Naja Lingerie: Empowering Women

November 14, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Naja Sprarrow Fall Collection ‘17 | Photo courtesy by Naja By Rebekah Sager Catalina Girard’s lingerie line Naja was founded on the idea that feeling empowered is the new sexy, and nothing is more empowering than knowing your money is going towards helping other women. Girard has set herself apart […]

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5 Non-Profits Promoting Philippine Culture

September 17, 2017 7:00 pm by Cheenee Otarra

How diverse is the Philippines? Within our 7,614 islands, did you know that 130 different languages are being spoken, excluding the dialects from these languages? In addition, did you know that there are 110 major indigenous groups in the country? August, as our country’s official “Buwan ng Wika,” is a […]

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Bahandi Sandals: Transforming Floating Lilies to Stylish and Affordable Footwear

September 16, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

After spending many weekends exploring the various parts of CARAGA region for secret hideaways and potential tourist locations, the husband and wife team of Jimbo and Shayla Sanchez one day turned their attention to the dense existence of water lilies floating along the Agusan River. Aside from the hats they […]

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MaArte at the Pen: An Intimate Fair with Only the Best 31

August 8, 2017 7:00 pm by Cheenee Otarra

Colorful, embroidered indigenous woven textiles, custom brews of tea, bespoke artisan fragrances, unique jewelry and home accessories – these are just some of the treasures you can expect to find at the MaArte at the Pen, happening on August 11-13, 2017 at The Gallery, The Peninsula Manila. Out of hundreds […]

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Summer-Ready Accessories

April 2, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

I love everything that summer represents: beach days, bright colors, breezy dressing. Summer isn’t just a season—it’s a state of mind. Our tropical country has lots of sunshine all year round but it’s the Spring-Summer season when accessories go into maximum color overload. Here’s a list of our favorite summer […]

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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 […]

Bayani Brew: Honoring Unsung Heroes

March 9, 2017 7:00 pm by Bettina Bacani

Lemongrass, pandan, and camote – what do these three have in common? These are ingredients that we have long taken for granted; ingredients that are now being used in every bottle of Bayani Brew. Brewed only from all-natural, native ingredients – curiously yummy, ridiculously healthy, and proudly homegrown Bayani Brew […]

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ANTHILL Fabric Gallery: Weaving Dreams, Weaving Love

February 25, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

ANTHILL Fabric Gallery creates everyday essentials from byproducts of indigenous fabrics. They have ready to wear pieces that can easily be mixed and matched and they offer custom or made-to-measure services; all of which are statement pieces that stand for an advocacy. “It was fulfillment of a shared dream between […]

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Ryan Gersava: Creating Opportunities that Make Dreams a ‘Virtual’ Reality

February 21, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

“Our goal is to promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”, shares Ryan Gersava, founder of Go2 Virtualahan, Inc.. As a child, Gersava dreamt of becoming a doctor so he could help people in need of medical attention. While working as a […]

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Jacinto & Lirio: Making Indigenous Look Sexy

February 7, 2017 12:00 am by Katrina Castaneda

J&L was part of our top picks for Gift Ideas for Moms and Dads last December as the team found it very useful yet appealing. Aside from planners, the brand also has other items to offer that takes inspiration from the environment. “We thought of the idea of using Philippine indigenous […]