Rags2Riches online shop now open!

2r2 site

Love the bags of the fashion forward social enterprise Rags2Riches? You can now purchase them from their newly-launched online store shop.rags2riches.ph! (Uh-oh, temptation! Already succumbed to that Maia clutch I’ve been eyeing, with just a click of a mouse!)   Psst: The High Seas Collection is currently 20% off (while […] Read more »

H&M Opens in Manila (squee!)

Your holiday uniform: a fuzzy pastel sweater, a flippy skirt, chunky heels, and sparkly bling!

Are you ready, Manila? After years of speculation and months of official anticipation, the phenomenally popular Swedish retail brand H&M is finally launching at the SM Mega Fashion Hall tomorrow, October 17! Doors open at 9 AM and gift cards await early birds (up to P6k worth for the first 200 […] Read more »

Lebanon’s Chateau Musar

Chateau Musar Rosé 2012 and Blanc 2006

It might surprise some people to know that Lebanon is home to one of the world’s vinous treasures – Chateau Musar. At a lunch at Restaurant M, Premium Wine Exchange, Chateau Musar’s Philippine importers and Ralph Hochar, whose family owns Chateau Musar presented some of their wines. Wine grapes were […] Read more »

Artist Series: Arlene Sy


I love how Arlene Sy’s dreamy watercolor illustrations mirror her career in bloom. A former art director for a local publishing company, she quit her day job to pursue her dream to become a full-time artist four years ago. She quickly became a favorite of brides-to-be for romantic custom wedding […] Read more »

Falling for Shoes

Cocorose London

So, we don’t get to witness Fall’s full glory over here in the tropics, but we can certainly enjoy the arrival of new shoe collections from some of our favorite brands!  Here are a few to check out now: My sensitive feet are never too happy in folding flats, but I […] Read more »