Monthly Archives July 2014

OOTD: Girly Grunge

OOTD: Girly Grunge

Laid-back. Careless. Care-free.

The sun just peeked out for a little while and allowed me to take snaps of my outfit yesterday. I don’t want to participate in the rainy season, hence, this ensemble. Grunge top c/o SM Surplus Shop, Pink H&M Denim Shorts, and Denim Heels, Abercrombie & Fitch Fur Jacket hanging ’round my waist. It’s not summer here, so you might say my outfit isn’t relevant, but it’s summer s0mewhere in the world. ;)


I wish I could be this happy everyday...

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ARTDECO Jungle Fever: The Bronzing Collection

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ARTDECO’s newest collection, Jungle Fever, lends an exotic touch straight from the tropical jungles and into the city.

Exotic. Richly coloured. Mysterious.

Those are the three best words to describe the latest collection from ARTDECO, the Jungle Fever Bronzing collection. Not only does it send the tropical vibes of the jungle your way, but the items from the collection accentuates your sparkle. Let’s take a closer look at the latest makeup finds from ARTDECO:

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Limited Edition ARTDECO Art couture ...

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Mad About Denim: The SM Megamall Denim Fashion Show

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#MadAboutDenim: Jeans Fest 2014 (SM Fashion Hall, SM Megamall)

We’ve seen denim evolved over the years, and more importantly, how denim pieces have been used to coordinate looks and ensembles.Last July 26, our friends from SM Supermalls celebrated the great textile invention that is denim, and invited over a handful of the most popular international brands to showcase the best denim style finds of today. Here are some of my favorite styles as seen on the runway:

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Forever 21

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River Island

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New Restaurant Alert: Choosing Healthy at Potts Point Cafe (Eastwood Mall, Quezon City)

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Potts Point Cafe features a wide variety of organic dishes to choose from. If you’re an organic newbie, here’s why you should make the switch STAT.

From the owners of The Old Spaghetti House, Grilla, and The Shrimp Shack comes another exciting concept for all the foodies in search of something new. Potts Point Cafe, a restaurant concept from the sunny Land Down Under, has made its way to the Philippines and is now ready to serve you an all-organic menu...

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Unlimited Ramyeon and Modern Korean Fare at Woo Galbi (Shangri-la Mall, Mandaluyong)

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Woo Galbi Korean House (Shangri-la Mall, Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City)

The new East Wing of Shangri-la mall was definitely worth the wait– a handful of restaurants I look forward to trying (or even frequenting) has found a new home in the new wing, making it my next foodie destination.

One afternoon, I had the opportunity to try Woo Galbi Korean House for myself, along with other friends from the blogging community...

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Malaysian Food Fest at the Berjaya Makati Hotel

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Malaysian Food Fest at Berjaya Makati Hotel, Makati Avenue

Malaysian cuisine ranks high in my list of Asian cuisines I have yet to explore. Unlike Japanese, Thai, and Chinese restaurants which are common in the streets of Metro Manila, I have not heard of any establishment committed to serving Malaysian dishes. My knowledge of Malaysian dishes is limited to Nasi Goreng… oh wait, that’s of Indonesian origin.

Suffice it to say that I know next to nothing about Malaysian food, and my first encount...

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SM Marketmall in Dasmariñas, Cavite: A Mall, a Market, or both?

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The new SM Marketmall at Dasmariñas, Cavite

A mall, a palengke, or both?

Who would have thought that a market in our country can have a facade that could pass for a shopping mall? From outside, this yellow building looks like any ordinary community mall, with the conspicuous SM logo in front. Apparently, this “marketmall” is a two-in-one place: a public market (palengke) and a mall!

What used to be a former Kadiwa Center is now a marketmall, thanks to the public-private partnership between ...

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Confessions From Unleashed 2: The Biggest Free Wet Party (Megatent, Ortigas)

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Before the craziness that ensued at Unleashed 2!

Unleashed 2 promised to be this year’s biggest FREE wet party. And since Kumi and Justin invited me to go, I just couldn’t say no to a night of fun and dancing, and getting wet, but I honestly had no idea of what to expect. So here are my confessions from Unleashed 2!

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Confession number 1: To get this shot from the top of AyosDito’s “Observatory”, we had to climb up a steep ladder, and I had to do it on heels.

But when were already on top, we no...

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J.Pops Baby Donuts by J.Co Donuts (Php 250 for 2 Dozens)

Have you ever taken too much time deciding which donuts to order at J.Co? I think a lot of customers want to make the most of the life they wasted falling in line, so they absolutely spend twice the time choosing which donuts to include in their dozens. And for some, this could spell forever...

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Spread the Happiness and Share a Coke

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Coca-Cola Happiness Ambassadors Enchong Dee, Julia Montes, and Joseph Marco together with Marketing Director of Coca-cola Philippines, Jasmin Vinculado, and Bench CEO, Ben Chan, at the #ShareACoke Event

Sharing is caring. This was the message Coca-Cola Philippines wanted to spread last July 12 as they invited everyone to Share a Coke with one another. This viral and phenomenal Coke campaign has been seen by 50 nations and counting, and has now taken the Philippines by storm.

The personalized Coc...

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