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Europak: Inspired by European Artistry


 Inspired by European artistry, the Europak brand – registered in Hong Kong, has captured the discerning bag lovers’ taste with their equally premium quality-crafted designs that matches the everyday lifestyles of the young urban professionals. Europak’s design is rooted on European artistry and heritage with timeless appeal, sophisticated look in every inch made from different materials from nylon to genuine leather. To add this greatness, Europak just opened their newest concept store located in the Ayala-owned Market! Market! mall in Bonifacio Global City. Azrael Coladilla, blogger and social media influencer, took notice of the great design and style of the […]

BACKPACKING TIPS. Here are important things you shouldn't miss when shopping for backpacks.

Here are 3 important things you shouldn’t miss when shopping for backpacks


 As a frequent traveler and social media blogger rolled into one, what draws us into acquiring backpacks is the feature itself that can hold a certain amount of essentials to be pack for certain trips plus if the bag can hold our laptop, cameras, smartphones, and iPad. Normally we traveled with 2 Nikon cameras, a D3000 and D3100. Each one equipped with separate lenses for wide and tight framing. We carry either a DELL Inspiron 1440 or an ACER Aspire V5 laptop just in case we need to update our online assignments. We slip our iPad and a couple of […]

“Anton projects absolute confidence in being Filipino in being as good as anybody else around the world. All of us Filipinos should take this as an inspiration to love ourselves, to be confident, to be as original as what other globally-acclaimed Filipinos and Filipino brands have achieved; to believe in ourselves and to do our best to be world-class in fields like music, the arts, sports, and fashion,” said the management.

Azkals’ Anton del Rosario signs up as the new image endorser for McJim Classic Leather


 Azkals pioneer member Anton del Rosario is the new image endorser of McJim Classic Leather. You’re probably wondering and asking “who’s that guy showing his abs on that new poster of McJim Classic Leather?” And after another look you’ll say “Oh! That’s Anton del Rosario from Azkals!” Good guess on that. But then again you might ask yourself “why Anton?” McJim has been around for a long time and they even pioneered putting up advertisements in local cinemas. In the 90s McJim Classic Leather brought in with them versatile award-winning actor Edu Manzano as their spokesman. The looks and elegance with […]

KIPLING ON THE GO. Kipling bag is not just a brand. It's a statement!

Kipling bag is not just a brand. It’s a statement!


 The House of Kipling formally opens at SM Clark in Pampanga with sleek and visually appealing interiors matching the playfulness of the iconic “Kipling Monkey” logo. Colors are bright orange and pink painted into Flemish inspired wall tiles and “Kipling Monkey” table legs bring to life the playful spirit and the European heritage of the brand. Kipling is a fashion brand founded in 1987 in Antwerp, Belgium. Kipling brand is part of VF Corporation since 2004. Their most famous collection is Basic, recognizable from its crinkled nylon fabric and its monkey zipper. Kipling sells bags and accessories. Kipling got the name inspired by Rudyard Kipling, the author of The Jungle Book. […]

THE JUAN MANILA EXPRESS WEATHERIZED LOOK FOR CONVERSE 2013. Weatherized with Chuck Taylor All Star 2013 Collection Look Challenge.

Juan goes Weatherized with Chuck Taylor All Star 2013 Collection Look Challenge


 In a bid to follow suit the fashion craze and popularity of the new Converse collections, our main shooter joined some of the notable fashion bloggers as they all  come up with their own fashion statement  using shoes and apparels (jackets, caps and bags) from the brand’s Weatherized Collection. The all-new 2013 Chuck Taylor All Star Weatherized Collection displays rough-hewn look perfect for urban terrain. Worn by individuals ready to experiment and experience life  in all its textures and complexity. Here are the looks of Juan’s Weatherized Collection. Shoes: Hiker; Color: Black/Charcoal Gray; Size: 9 – Php 4,990. Jacket: FA13; […]

Dave Roper visits Manila for the Crumpler store opening.

Dave Roper visits Manila for the Crumpler store opening


 Crumpler‘s co-founder Dave Roper visits Manila to officially welcome everyone to their new store at the East Wing of EDSA SHangri-La Plaza in Mandaluyong. Crumpler Philippines and Dave (Roper) invites friends and media to their Philippine flagship store last June 25, 2013. Crumpler Philippines also presented the #KnowHowToLive hashtag –  Bags for people who know how to live! Crumpler bags was founded and developed in 1995 in Australia by Dave, Will Miller, and Stuart Crumpler for adventurous people and bags were initially designed for bike messengers. Through the years, these bags became suitable for an ever-growing market for portable technology, namely laptop computer, camera bags, and torture-tested luggages. Crumpler flagship store is located at 5th level, East Wing, EDSA Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong […]

THULE, a fashionably carry bags that is perfect for business to active lifestyle.

THULE is a fashionably carry bags that is perfect for business to active lifestyle


 We are sporting a new sling bag, also called a messenger bag, and it’s from THULE, a fashionably carry bags that is perfect for business to active lifestyle. The comfort and safety features that THULE gives are reasons to own and enjoy their collections. Melvin Sua, Managing Director, Jake Bros. Inc., THULE local distributor in the Philippines showed us the brand’s portfolio and its latest collections which are all fabulous and will fit any lifestyle of an individual. They have the Crossover Collection; Gauntlet Collection; EnRoute Collection; and Perspektiv Collection. THULE originated and is from Sweden, represented by Otjan Pettersson, […]