Tag Archives: French

October 19, 2017

Treat yourself: Four things to look out for this weekend

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After a grueling week at work or at school, you deserve to de-stress and to treat yourself out to a couple of treats this weekend:        Mademoiselle Longchamp This gorgeous piece is Longchamp’s most assertive hobo bag to date! Taking a cue from the cross-body bag trend that is taking Paris by storm, the Continue Reading


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July 14, 2016

Happy French Independence Day!

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Bring out those mini Eiffel Towers, wear a beret and open your finest bottle of wine because there is much to celebrate on the 14th of July! Today is French Independence Day, or as its more popularly called, Bastille Day. The French and Filipinos may have a ton of differences between them, but know that Continue Reading


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May 30, 2016

STYLE STAR: Jessica Chastain, Gong Li and Melissa George bring The Sunny Side of Life to Cannes 2016

Jessica Chastain attends the opening ceremony and premiere of 'Cafe Society' during the 69th Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival is a festival of greats; iconic silver screen stars walk down the fiery red aisle with filmmakers alongside them, the unabashed crimson an apt representation of the uncontainable talent within them. This year, watchmaker Piaget shared the spotlight and was the perfect accessory for the festival’s attendees oozing glamor and confidence. Continue Reading


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Coco Martin: The Prince Who Would Be King

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What do Coco Martin and Rita Gabriola, better known as Badjao Girl, have in common? They were both discovered at random. And while it may be too early to tell what Rita’s stars have in store for her, Rita can draw inspiration from Coco (and others like him) who has gone leagues from waiting tables at a popular Filipino restaurant to Continue Reading


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May 13, 2016

Four Hands at Your Service: Michelin Dinner at the Tasting Room

Chef William Mahi & Chef Daniel Negreira

Expect nothing less than the surreal and otherworldly from the city that lets you dream with eyes wide open. The Tasting Room at the City of Dreams becomes a dream world of tastes on May 20 to 21 in its “Four Hands Dinner,” a collaboration between two-Michelin starred chef William Mahi and guest chef Daniel Continue Reading


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April 10, 2016

Sir Elton John & Lalique partner for Hollywood charity

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It’s common knowledge that science has made remarkable, and almost miraculous, advances over the past years in the medical world. Legendary singer and composer Sir Elton John adds to this by stating “unless we love each other enough to make sure that everyone – no matter who they love, what they do, how they look Continue Reading


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April 9, 2016

The STARCK Difference

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With an inventive touch and an eye for all things pretty and simple, French designer Philippe Starck pairs up with Brazilian footwear brand Ipanema for a whole new collection stocked with slippers, sandals and flats to make any woman feel, so to speak, like she really could be the girl from Ipanema. Ipanema promises us that Continue Reading


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Hennessy XO: an eXtra-Ordinary night

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Picture this: a group of about 10 people or so convene almost every day at 11 in the morning in a cellar whose wall panels, floors and ceiling have all deeply absorbed the rich aroma of the fine drink it has produced within in its very corners. The atmosphere is almost ceremonial, especially when you learn that Continue Reading


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March 28, 2016

A Bout of Passion

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Cooks, chefs and overall food lovers will disagree over many things. Sweet or savory? Hot or cold? Is cooking a science, or an art? The list of points of opposition is longer than you might think, but there is one point of convergence among all of them: the recipes, the measurements, the finest ingredients comprise Continue Reading


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March 6, 2016

Beauty is no mirage at Le Maquillage

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by SARA LOU DE LOS REYES | Le Maquillage – even the way its syllables escape your mouth feels luxe and sophisticated. From its name to its interiors and its resident stylists, everything about La Maquillage communicates a mastery of the beautifying process. Its launch was held on March 1 was well attended by society A-listers Continue Reading


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