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10 Awesome 2018 Planners To Help Plan Your Year

November 30, 2017 7:00 pm by Bettina Bacani

Planner season is officially upon us, guys. It’s that time of the year where cafes are packed with people trying to collect stickers for that elusive planner where they can jot down all their imaginary plans for the year (I kid!) I even remember a time when my friends would […]


Human Nature: Beauty with Compassion

February 14, 2017 7:00 pm by Bettina Bacani

Gandang Kalikasan Inc., better known as Human Nature, is a personal care, cosmetics, and home care brand that started in 2008 through sisters Anna Meloto Wilk, Camille Meloto, and Anna’s husband, Dylan Wilk. It began in 2005 when The Wilks (Anna and Dylan) had their first child and decided to […]


Aluyan: A Traveler’s Best Friend

January 9, 2017 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

“Aluyan” is a Filipino term for a hammock but aside from its literal translation, there are several connotations for the word. As a hammock, it makes us think of a lazy day at the beach. It may also mean “duyan”, or an object used especially for babies – bringing out […]

Grace Changes Everything

June 20, 2016 2:36 am by Gabriella Galvez

Grace Barbers Baja, sole creator and curator of all things luxe and lovely that appear on her blog,, has this to say about what she loves about what she does: “I like conceptualizing things, whether it’s a product or an event, and I love the whole research and development […]