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The Medium is the Message: L&C Saville

The case for the messenger bag has only increased in recent years. While most men prefer to travel light, carrying only themselves and their billfolds in the pursuit of both work and play, their continuing fascination with gadgets necessitates a suitable carrier for all things they hold dear. As...

It's All in the Details: Men’s Accessories

Clothes make a man but the right accessories complete him. Nothing is more disappointing, for example, than a man wearing an impeccably tailored suit flipping out a wallet with velcro closure. The only thing that comes close perhaps is a dude with a tacky souvenir keychain – or maybe not.

Suzi Abrera: Oh, The Places She'll Go!

Suzi Abrera has always had a fascination for travel. When she was younger, she remembers going on road trips with her family and chilling out on a beach somewhere. She fondly recalls the family dynamics that usually brought on their adventures. She says, “It's my Dad who wants to go somewhere...

Beautiful Under The Rain

The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry, most specially when it rains! You've been planning to wear a smashing ensemble for a client presentation, but then it pours, laying waste to all your OOTD aspirations. Rainy days not only call for some rethinking in choice of outfits, you...

6 Ways to REALLY enjoy Baguio City

Baguio has always been a favorite summer destination especially among Metro Manila residents. The completion of the TPLEX and SCTEX made it even more accessible, so it’s now faster to go there even on weekends.

Lyn Ching-Pascual: Not Quite Like One Of Us

Hers is the face that gives us a sunny smile each and every morning. Hers is the voice that sends us warm wishes for a great day. We are, of course, talking about indefatigable morning show host Lyn Ching.

Summer Work Wear

It's still too hot, hot, hot! For working women who have to dress up every day in suits and skirts, the oppressive heat can be quite a challenge when it comes to dressing options. How can one put on a suit jacket, for instance, when the temperature's way up the scales?...

A Whiff of the Highlands in White Plains

With the oppressive heat of summer, everybody dreams of nippy weather with thoughts of Baguio immediately coming to mind. Sweater weather, pine trees, strawberries as red as rubies, and a strong cup of Sagada coffee – these are some of the elements that make a visit to the country's summer...

A Portobello Summer

It's the season for dialing down, wandering about town, and enjoying the sunshiny weather. With clear skies and absolutely no chance of rain, it is the perfect time to walk down the cobbled streets of heritage destinations like the town of Vigan in Ilocos or Las Casas de Acuzar in Bataan,...

Some Kind of Wonderful is El Nido

We are extremely fortunate in that anywhere we maybe in the country, the beach is but a few hours away. The folks of El Nido, however, are not merely fortunate, they are infinitely blessed. White sand beaches and limestone cliffs are the stuff of ordinary to them. But to visitors who have but a few...