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MINISO PHILIPPINES STORE OPENING AT SM CITY MANILA

Japan’s fast fashion designer brand Miniso opens two more stores in Manila

 

 In June 2016, the country was introduced to a new lifestyle brand that is in line with fashion and leisure. Miniso formally opened its first store in the Philippines with the first outlet located at Robinsons Place Manila. This November, two more stores opened to provide customers with quality, creative, and low-priced products. Miniso opened the SM City San Lazaro and SM City Manila. Before the “Holiday Rush”, 4  more SM Supermall stores are about to open, making Miniso’s goal to open at least 6 stores  coming to fruition. Miniso is a Japanese fast fashion designer brand, jointly founded by Miyake […]

TUTUBAN CENTER

Take a break and shop at Tutuban Center

 

 For many years, even before the biggest and modern malls  mushroomed in the metropolis, Tutuban Center in Divisoria is one of the shopping haven of Filipinos. Tutuban Center became more of a convenient place to shop as it sits in the main train station of the Philippine National Railway (PNR), the Tutuban station most commonly known as Manila station or Divisoria train station. Tutuban is a hunter’s paradise for those who loves shopping on a budget and bargain commodities from personal to home improvement needs. Shopping could go so well even if you only have a P1000 budget in your purse […]

Converse Fall-Holiday 2016 Counter Climate Footwear and Apparel Collection Press Preview

 

 Converse has been around for more than a hundred years and younger generations have found love to this sneakers shoe brand. Why? Because the brand keeps on innovating. Remember when they released the Chuck Taylor All Star II in 2015? The classic Chuck Taylor was given a more comfortable design feature yet retaining that original look that everybody love. This year, Converse produced another great design by coming up with a waterproof sneaker design opt to battling weather head-on this Fall/Holiday 2016 season, combining classic with premium, weatherized features. The debut of the Fall/Holiday 2016 Converse Counter Climate Footwear and Apparel Collection […]

PAYMAYA #NOWNATION GO SHOPPING FOR POKEMON BALLS

PayMaya #NowNation Go Shopping

 

 When we travel, it’s not only the transportation, accommodation, and food that matters. Especially when you’re in a different place, the first thing (or should we say, the last thing before you leave) on your itinerary is shopping. Shopping for items that you’ll be needing during the course of your trip or shopping for souvenirs before going back home.     Okay, shopping could be anytime. Not just when you travel. You go shopping after Sunday church. You go shopping when you want to reward yourself for that great achievement you’ve accomplished. You go out shopping to buy things you […]

Understanding The Truths About Acne

 

 “Wash your face as often as possible,” “Dab a toothpaste over your pimple,” “Rub calamansi juice all over your face and leave it overnight”–these are some of many skin care advices you have probably heard from your grandmother or best friend about getting rid of acne. Without second thought, some people will desperately follow these tips, hoping that it will answer their pimple problems–a common mistake that people commit when battling those zits. It’s highly recommended for people with acne to consult a board-certified dermatologist before venturing into any skin care routine. However, it’s also essential that they are equipped […]

UNIQLO MONDE NISSIN T-SHIRT COLLABORATION

Uniqlo collaborates with Monde Nissin for Lucky Me! and Bingo limited edition tees

 

 After their exciting collaboration with the Philippines’ No. 1 food chain, Jollibee, Uniqlo continues to impart the brand’s campaign of introducing local products to Uniqlo’s South East Asia Corporate Collaboration. This time around, Monde Nissin partners with the apparel brand to create a casual clothing T-shirts carrying the distinctive designs of iconic Filipino brand, Lucky Me! and the country’s favorite cookie sandwich, Bingo. “The collaboration between Monde Nissin Corporation and Uniqlo sees the coming together of two companies that have well-loved brands and share the same goal of being part of people’s lives through their world-class products,” says Melissa Pabustan, […]

MINISO LIFESTYLE AND FASHION BRAND FROM JAPAN OPENS IN THE PHILIPPINES

MINISO lifestyle brand from Japan, now in the Philippines

 

 Japan’s famous brand of fashion and leisure general merchandise, MINISO, has arrived in Manila, Philippines and a lot of people are going crazy over the brand already. We see a lot of shoppers lining in at MINISO’s cashier counter and these people are coming from different walks of life, as far as we can tell. MINISO, founded by Mr. Miyake Junya in 2013, is a leisured department store customizing “addiction” with fashion with a wide array of their own brand of products from home living, personal accessories, kids products, bags, to tech and gadget items. They all carry one name, MINISO. Andrew Ybardolaza, Communications […]

WATSONS SWITCH & SAVE #SWITCHTEST

Switch & Save with Watsons

 

 For several years now Watsons has been running its Switch & Save campaign and it was the first time for us to participate on their #SwitchTest challenge which made us believed that every Watsons customers will enjoy up to 80% savings on their shopping money if they buy items at Watsons. Watsons brand sells excellent quality personal care products of up to 80% less. The Switch & Save effort has met with massive success, convincing tons of people from everyday shoppers to high-profile endorsers (Iya Villania, Christian Bautista, Tessa Prieto Valdez, and Patty Laurel) to make the change. But with such […]

WATSONS MANDATED MEN'S GROOMING

Watsons’ Mandated brings out the swag in men’s grooming

 

 Men’s grooming got little attention in the era where women were more visible when it comes to fashion and styling. Men were a little bit shy way back then until the metrosexual became the ‘in-thing’ and became popular in 90s. Men found a niche to express their own style to flaunt their looks and wardrobes, and going out shopping, just like what women mostly do. Today, in the age of millennials, grooming is undeniably a substantial part of many men’s social media life. Who hasn’t heard of ‘outfit-of-the-day’? But grooming isn’t just about style and fashion. It’s more of a […]

BINIBINING PILIPINAS 2016 2ND RUNNER-UP JEHZA MAE HUELAR

6 Things you need to know about Binibining Pilipinas 2016 2nd runner-up Jehza Mae Huelar

 

 We sat down with the newest reigning Binibining Pilipinas 2016 beauty queens and we had the whole afternoon knowing more about each one of them. Here’s what we’ve discovered from Binibining Pilipinas 2016 2nd runner-up Jehza Mae Huelar. 1. Jehza Mae Huelar’s birthday falls 15 days before the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Grand Coronation Night Jehza turned 21 last April 2, 15 days before the pageant’s Grand Coronation Night held in Smart  Araneta Coliseum. 2. The Binibining Pilipinas 2016 2nd runner-up is from Davao Jehza grew up and finished college in Davao and a certified Dabawenya. As much as she wanted to […]

BINIBINING PILIPINAS 2016 TOP 15 FINALISTS

Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Top 15 Finalists

 

 Here are the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Top 15 Finalists in their swimsuits as announced last night, April 17, at the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 Grand Coronation Night held at Smart Araneta Coliseum. They are: Binibini 31 Kylie Verzosa Binibini 16 Vina Prulla Openiano Binibini 5 Riana Agatha Pangindian Binibini 38 Angelica Alita Binibini 22 Apriel Smith Binibini 9 Roshiela Tobias Binibini 4 Kimberle Mae Penchon Binibini 13 Joanna Eden Binibini 29 Maxine Medina Binibini 27 Dindi Joy Pajares Binibini 26 Jennifer Ruth Hammond Binibini 11 Nicole Cordoves Binibini 37 Jehza Huelar Binibini 28 Nichole Marie Manalo Binibini 12 Edjelyn Gamboa Viewed 120333 […]

OLIVIA MEDINA AND TOM ESCONDE CENTURY TUNA SUPERBODS NATION 2016 GRAND WINNERS

Olivia Medina and Tom Esconde named Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 Grand Winners

 

 Olivia Medina and Tom Esconde are named Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 Grand Winners during Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 Finals Night held at The Palace Pool Club last Sunday, April 10. Ranking higher among the 26 Superbods Nation 2016 candidates, Olivia and Tom emerged as winners bringing home Php 500,000 each and a 1-year contract with Century Tuna during their reign. Special awards were also given such as Superbod Beachbody awarded to Ambra Gutierrez and Shawn Stansbury; Fitness First Fittest Individual to Ambra Gutierrez and Clint Bondad; Belo Beautiful Skin to Chet Abella and Clint Bondad; Stylish Superbod of […]

#SMSTATIONERYARTFEST AT THE SM MEGA FASHION HALL

Celebrate your creativity at the SM Stationery Art Fest at Mega Fashion Hall

 

 Enjoy the wonders of Summer and take your creativity to the next level with SM Stationery’s first #SMStationeryArtFest happening at the SM Megamall’s Mega Fashion Hall beginning today, April 13 until April 17, 2016. The first SM Stationery Art fest will showcase popular arts and crafts like Calligraphy Painting, Doodling, and Comic Book Illustration by the likes of the young and talented artists we have in the country today. Celebrity blogger and fashion design student Dani Barretto will share some tips on fashion design; Harvey Tolibao, who has done work for marvel and DC Comics will help participants illustrate their […]

MARIAN RIVERA GETS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH HER FAN

Maxi-Peel’s Bagong Ganda, Bagong Pag-Asa Tunay Serye brings Marian Rivera and her fan closer together

 

 Marian Rivera made a surprise appearance at Maxi-Peel’s Bagong Ganda, Bagong Pag-Asa Tunay Serye campaign launch held recently in Sequioa Hotel, Quezon City. The surprise was to meet her fan, Jeffery Serrano, and give her support in her journey of becoming a better person through Maxi-Peel’s web-based reality show campaign. The Tunay Serye chronicles the day-to-day life of a real Filipina girl who has started her journey towards bagong ganda, bagong pagasa. Jeff is the vlogger behind the Bagong Ganda, Bagong Pag-Asa Tunay Serye where she shows her daily Maxi-Peel routine to help wash away acne and dirt causing bacteria in her face. […]

CENTURY SUPERBODS NATION 2016 FINALISTS WITH ANNE CURTIS-SMITH

Who’s your bet for the Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016?

 

 The names are out. And on April 10, 2016, we will be a witness to this year’s Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 winners. From the 26 fitspiration aspirants, only two will emerge as the Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 title winner and everyone, including you, can take part of the action in this electrifying search – by joining the online voting for your favorite Superbods 2016 finalist. Simply download the Century Tuna Superbods App from Google Playstore or App Store for iOS users. Look out for and purchase selected Century Tuna Flakes in Oil in 180 grams with can toppers […]

THIRD NBA STORE IN THE PHILIPPINES OPENS AT TRINOMA

NBA Philippines officially opens third NBA Store in TriNoma Ayala Mall

 

 Today, 14th day of March 2016, the National Basketball Association (NBA) officially opens its third NBA Store in the Philippines located at the Ground Level, TriNoma Ayala Mall in Quezon City. This third NBA Store brandishes the most comprehensive selections of NBA products from 30 NBA teams including official jerseys, footwear, performance gear, lifestyle apparel, basketballs, toys, and collectibles, according to International  Athletic Trading Company, Inc. (IATC) President and CEO Melvin Lloyd Lim earlier today during the opening ceremony of the NBA Store. Joining Lim, NBA Philippines Managing Director Carlo Singson mentioned the importance of NBA fanbase in sorting locations […]

BATMAN V SUPERMAN CHOOSE YOUR SIDE EVENT WALL POSTER AT THE BLOCK ATRIUM

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Choose Your Side on SM Supermalls

 

 It was an exciting afternoon when Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC Entertainment, and licensing representatives Pacific Licensing Studios (PLS) in the Philippines made all the fanboys and fangirls dreams come true as everyone got to witness the much-anticipated reveal of the detailed 1:1 scale replica of the Batmobile – as seen on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie which will be showing here in the Philippines on March 26, 2016. Presented by Warner Bros. Pictures, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is directed by Zack Snyder (Man of Steel) and stars Oscar winner Ben Affleck (Argo) as Batman/Bruce Wayne […]

SM SUPERMALLS MARKS ITS 30TH YEAR

SM Supermalls celebrates three decades of shopping experience

 

 SM Supermalls is celebrating its 30th year anniversary this 2016, three decades of revolutionizing the shopping experience in the Philippines since 1985. The first mall, SM City North EDSA, established in November 25, 1985, became the epitome of shopping place for Filipinos – the first city mall in Quezon City and the first of the Supermalls around the Philippines. Serving millions through the years, SM has continued its brand promise of bringing the ultimate fun family mall experience to its patrons nationwide. The 30th anniversary celebration was held at The Block Atrium, SM City North EDSA earlier this morning, together […]

EDWIN WATCH, INSPIRED BY THE LIFESTYLES OF SKATEBOARDERS, BARBERS, TATTOO ARTISTS, BIKERS, BLUE-COLLARS WORKERS, GREAT MUSICIANS, AND ARTISTS WHO GET TOGETHER TO FRATERNIZE AND EXCHANGE AN INSIGHT INTO THEIR LIVES ALL UNDER ONE ROOF IN A 1950'S STYLIZED BARBERSHOP

Get swagger with Edwin Watch

 

 Edwin Watch, that classic and lifestyle watch brand has finally arrived in the Philippines and is about to add more swag in the fashion sense of Filipino men and women of today. Edwin Watch took its creativity by expanding the legacy of Edwin Denim, a jeans brand from Tsunemi Yohehachi store in Japan which has been wholesaling since 1947 and began producing in-house jeans brand in 1961. J Brian Siswojo, one of the pioneers of the Hong Kong street and skateboarding scene successfully brought Edwin Watch brand in the Philippines, bringing into the country the timepiece classic motif and match with the concept of 1950s […]

CENTURY TUNA SUPERBODS NATION 2016 WITH ANNE CURTIS-SMITH AND DEREK RAMSAY

Are you curious as to what make Anne Curtis-Smith and Derek Ramsay Superbods fit?

 

 Anne Curtis-Smith and Derek Ramsay are popular showbiz personalities in the country and with all their busy activities and late night appearances, fans wondered how these two gorgeous people maintain their perfectly fit bodies. It’s no secret that they love working out and aside from that they also maintain a healthy lifestyle when it comes to their choices of food. Anne and Derek endorse Century Tuna because they love and believe in the brand and for years they have been part of the hottest Superbods search in the country. Anne and Derek are back in headlining Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 […]

UNIQLOXSTARWARS UT COLLECTION AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY

Flaunt in style with UNIQLOxStarWars UT Collection

 

 Right before the epic Philippine film showing of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, UNIQLO global fashion brand unveiled the Star Wars UT Collection limited edition to capture the Star Wars moment when you go out and watch the movie. This limited edition features new characters from the film franchise such as the droid BB-8, Kylo Ren, and Captain Phasma, and also includes iconic Star Wars characters like the all-time favorites Darth Vader, Master Yoda, and Chewbacca. Not to mention that Stormtroopers and Star Wars logo are also included in the UNIQLO Star Wars UT Collection for 2015 that everybody will love. Aside […]

BOARDWALK SHARE AT WALK TO SHARE LIFESTYLE EVENT

Boardwalk launches Share at Walk to Share Lifestyle event

 

 In line with its vision to address poverty through social entrepreneurship, Lifestyle-brand Boardwalk launched Share, a fashion and lifestyle sub-brand with a social development platform. Share, an initiative of the Share Foundation by Boardwalk in partnership with Boardwalk Charity Foundation Incorporated, aims to elevate fashion into a social development platform by allocating 25% of each Share item sold for its business starter program. The program aims to assist people from economically-challenged communities in helping them gain capital and confidence, and enhance their skills and sensibilities to have a fair shot at business success. The Walk to Share Lifestyle event, which was held last […]

BIO-OIL DISTRIBUTED BY ASPEN PHILIPPINES

The journey to beautiful skin continues with Bio-Oil

 

 Bio-Oil, a specialist in skincare product is bringing something new to the market as it unveil the new Bio-Oil 125ml that will make  improve appearances of scars, stretchmarks, uneven skintone, ageing skin, and dehydrated skin. It contains the breakthrough ingredient PurCellin Oil which reduces the thickness of the formulation. This makes Bio-Oil easily absorbed and helps ensure the targeted delivery of its key ingredients: Vitamins A and E, and the natural plant oils Calendula, Lavender, and Chamomile. This was all explained during the 2nd Year Anniversary of Bio-Oil in the Philippines, also dubbed as “The Beautiful Unveiling : The Bio-Oil Bash”. Bio-Oil […]

UNIQLO OFFERS ALL-NEW FLEECE CONCEPTS FOR 2015

Flying to Seoul and Japan at this time of the year is the perfect fleece fashion get-up days

 

 For travelers visiting Seoul and Japan this time of the month should prepare for the cold weather as they embark from the airport and visit wonderful places in these two lovely destinations. Apart from the festivals from October all the way to December and far reaching up to February, people start to wear more coats, windproof jackets, and fleece outwear as this month signals the transition from summer to winter season in Seoul and Japan. We’ve experienced autumn in Seoul where temperature drops to 7°C and coming from a tropical country, the need to prepare jackets and coats for the cold weather is a must-haves […]