Color Block with Peplums!
THE PEPLUM One of the popular trends in the late 40s is back, it’s known as the “peplum”. The peplum style is defined as a flared ruffle attached to the waistline of any garment, such as a skirt, a dress or a blouse. You can achieve an elegant and chic look with anything peplum. Today we incorporate this trend with color blocking! KNOW YOUR COLORS Color blocking can...
Manila Welcomes Japan: Opening of UNIQLO
June 15 marks the official opening of the first UNIQLO branch here in Manila! For those of you who aren’t familiar with Uniqlo, it is a Japan-based apparel brand specializing in casual wear and innovative clothing. It claims to be the top fashion brand in Japan. Their astounding 793 stores in that country alone proves that it is. Aiming to be number one in the world, the ambitious brand is...
Deconstructed: Blueberry Banana Cheesecake
I’m sure you haven’t tried this one yet: Blueberry Banana Cheesecake! But instead of baking it which can take a little more than a few hours, this “take-apart” cake only took me 20 minutes to make, plus another five minutes to gobble it down. WHAT YOU NEED: 1) Cheese Shavings or Dices. I used about a fifth of the cheese bar (Quezo). 2) One whole banana, sliced. ...
A Definite Uno: UP Academic Planner
Now on its third year of conception, the UP Academic Planner surpasses its first installment, giving you more than just a college buddy. With countless vouchers, freebies, free passes, and a free ticket to the anticipated college party of the sem, you’ve ran out of reasons not to get one for yourself, especially if you’re a UP student (all UP systems included). It has the most basic...
Cheap Thrill: Saizen at P85!
Craving for something cute but unbelievably affordable? Or do you want to bring home some lovely Japanese trinkets to brighten up your room? I strongly recommend you head on over to Saizen! Saizen actually stands for “best choice” or “the very best.” And it holds true to that very definition when it comes to their items. Japanese items are known for their reliable...
Oh Jessica Darling!
Since moving out of my humble abode in the outskirts of Metro Manila, I have been living up the city life. The only problem is there’s no life in my new condominium. Get this - no laptop, internet nor television! Whoopie, right? For me, it has been a whoopie on the geeky literature side of me. I’ve been reading this chic-lit book series that are a) not mandatory (hurrah) b) totally...
Special Blog Giveaway Winner
EDITED IN LIEU OF THE CARELESSNESS OF ONE OF THE ADMINS. WE SINCERELY APOLOGIZE TO THE PARTIES INVOLVED. —— We’re happy to announce Lizmariah Villaflor (@lizmariahV) has won ALL the GCs we’re giving away! Her tweet goes as: @TGROnlinePH I super love the “Surviving Your First Day” cause its just fit for everyone now! I believe that it’s really hard to...
Mixtape 060412: Hanging Onto Summer →
(Photo and copy by Kit Singson, featured on Stache Magazine) June is here which means it’s time to reset your body clocks and re-train your brain to write legibly and compute for numbers lightning-fast. But summer was a great time, and good friends and memories were made. As for me, I’m looking at weeks of job hunting and interviews; I wish I could relive a portion of my summer to...