Hey Guys! So, how's your summer vacation so far?. Is it boooooooring??, well I know a summer workshop that can make your summer vacation more fun and productive the fashyown way!. The Photography Academy Manila, one of the most prestigious Photography school here in the Philippines will conduct a two day workshop (two sessions) on May 11 and May 18, 2013. 
In this workshop you will learn the basics of fashion photography through a real fashion photography workshop presented by FOBtography, sounds fun right? and also in this workshop you will learn different techniques and styles in fashion photography and get some tips from professional fashion photographers on how to achieve that fashyown photos!.  

This Fab workshop will be held at the Green Lens Studio, 6th floor Mervyn Terraces (near St. Benilde college of arts and design building). 

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Get 40% discount when you enroll now until May 1, 2013. Limited slots only. Reserve your slots now.


Sign up for this one of a kind workshop!. Hurry Limited slots only!! :)
See you all there Guys! 






4.30.2013

Learn Fashion + Photography in The Photography Academy Manila

So last Saturday, I was invited at Marks and Spencer "We love summer" fashion show held at Shangri-La Plaza. The colors come out to play with the release of Marks & Spencer SS2013 Collection.

Men can definitely wear color with confidence this Summer by stocking up on this season’s essentials from Blue Harbour, North Coast, and Autograph. With an update on the traditional red, blue and white, Blue Harbour is the go-to brand for pieces that embody that sporty and classic British look. Nautical and tonal stripes, two-colored ginghams and checks are key designs aptly reflected in shirts, polos, and rugbys, while bold color choices of deep reds, graphic whites, and bright blues are brought out in a wide range of tapered chinos. These sporty and timeless casualwear staples are translated into this Holiday’s must-haves, which celebrate Spring & Summer. Swim shorts, lightweight jerseys and design tees boast bright color combinations of geranium, aqua, pink fizz, dark jade and hyacinth, and are highlighted with shades of gold, buttercup and peach. With the perfect pair of boat shoes and sunglasses, that effortlessly stylish summer look is complete





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4.29.2013

Marks and Spencer "We Love Summer" fashion show





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4.28.2013

Fun Dinner at SideBar El Pueblo

Tell your friends of this good opportunity! 


GO VISIT SM CITY SAN LAZARO'S FB PAGE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THEIR JOB FAIR.







4.27.2013

SM CITY SAN LAZARO'S Job Fair on May 1, 2013


Philippines’fashion and beauty e-commerce leader ups the mobile shopping experience to a whole new level!


Philippines, Manila25th April 2013ZALORA, the Philippines’ first and leadingfashion and beauty e-commerce site, today announced the expansion of its mobile repertoirewith the launch of its iPhone shopping app in the country which can be found at the local app store.(http://itunes.com/apps/zalora). After the successful launch of an award-winning mobile-optimized site, ZALORA is aiming to up the ante in every shopper’s mobile shopping experience!

Now all on-the-go shoppers can navigate over 1000 brands and 30,000 products in apparel, shoes, accessories, and beauty products seamlessly through the iPhone app! Downloading the ZALORA iPhone app allows users to: 

  Receive push notifications on new arrivals and flash sales so that they are always in the know

♥ Easily browse for a quick overview of product information, images, ratings and reviews

  Add items to cart and infinitely save them for later (*as long as the app is kept active)

♥ Pick from multiple payment methods – Credit Card, PayPal, Cash-On-Delivery

Iphone app screenshots

  

       



The app provides a richer and more exciting mobile experience bycatering to all ZALORA markets. Through the built-in capabilities of the Apple iOS, engaging native animations can be even seen in simple options such as with the ‘add-to-cart’ action. Plus, the app routes shoppers into their respective locations so they can browse ZALORA’s product collections in their own respective locations, be it in the Philippines or around South East Asia!

“The launch of the ZALORA iPhone app represents a milestone for us in taking mobile yet another step further”, says Paolo Campos, Managing Director and Co-Founder of ZALORA Philippines. “We are confident that mCommerce can help us grow our market share in the online shopping sphere, particularly so in South-East Asia - A region with an already high mobile penetration and still even more potential for higher mobile reach as its telecommunications infrastructure develops exponentially.”


Download the Official ZALORA App at the local App Store today and get a 20% discount! Voucher Code will be revealed in app upon download. Per DTI-NCR permit No. 3904, series of 2013.








4.25.2013

EASY MOBILE SHOPPING WITH ZALORA IPHONE APP

“Stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight.” 

So Last Friday, I was invited at the Legworks Sunset cruise event where we got to cruise along the glorious, still waters of Manila Bay in a luxury yacht. It was definitely a fun and relaxing day for me; just seeing the bay, the buildings and the yachts haaaaaaaaaaaaaaay makes me want to go there everyday and I want my own yacht na! hahaha siguro pag sobrang yaman ko na hahaha.

The Legworks Sunset Cruise
Every rising sun is a fresh new start for all – a good outlook, a new perception, a positive vibe to carry upon the day. Coming up with a fresh idea of how to carry that positive momentum until that lovely sun bade farewell to everyone, Legworks Events Management and Consultancy brings another much-anticipated venture – The Legworks Sunset Cruise.

Cruise along the glorious, still waters of Manila Bay in a luxury yacht set elegantly to capture that astounding lovely view of the setting sun – an epic experience, which is second to none. Everyone aboard will surely enjoy that distinct calm relaxation Legworks Sunset Cruise will bring. Let alone the beauty of the surrounding view of the horizon slowly bathed one last time by the orange sun as it sets down as if seeming to hide under the pristine waters – a romantic touch for couples, strongly bonded families, and peers through thick and thin will share. After that inexplicably romantic yet breath-taking viewing of the sunset, be indulged to a full course dinner by the bay as we serve delectable authentic Malaysian cuisine guaranteed to satisfy everyone – a fine tribute to the day that was as everybody will leave with smiles on their faces knowing that their long day ends in a perfect note.




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4.23.2013

Sunset Cruise at Manila Bay

So, I received an email few days ago from one of my loyal blog readers asking for an advice or tips how to achieve the slicked back hairstyle with unshaved hair sides "coz it's easier to create this hairstyle if your hair sides are shaved" and without using those expensive hair styling products.

Fact: Slicked back hair is by far the best hairstyle for men, just comb it back and look cool for 24 hours with no maintenance.



Hey Michael,

I've been reading and following your blog since May 2012 and I have to admit it, I'm a fan!. I enjoyed the way you blog, every post has a personal touch to it and reading it feels like I've known you since the day you were born. Keep up the good work and hope to see you soon in our campus .

I'm writing this post because I want to ask you how did you achieve that slicked back hairstyle at "Mega Magazine Party" coz I can see that you didn't shaved your hair sides yet it looks cool for a slicked back hairstyle, it looks modern and fresh. Can you please help me how did you do that and can you also suggest some cheap hair styling products for that type of hairstyle,  btw I have thick and bird's nest like hair and it's so hard to manage "real hard".

Thank you and keep on inspiring us!
Geoff.  

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4.21.2013

I need help mail!: Achieve that cool slicked back hair in just few minutes.

Inspirations..inspirations..inspirations.. Inspiration awakens us to new possibilities by allowing us to transcend our ordinary experiences and limitations. Inspiration propels a person from apathy to possibility, and transforms the way we perceive our own capabilities. Inspiration may sometimes be overlooked because of its elusive nature. Okay enough with the deep and strong definitions of inspirations, in creating a look I have to admit it; I always look for inspirations, it could be from the runways of Paris, Milan, Tokyo, New York etc or it could be from paintings, beautiful architectural buildings.. anything! as long as it inspires me.

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4.18.2013

dettagli ispirazione

I was invited last Friday (April 12,2013) at the grand launch of Sumosam's new branch; the "Sumosam Olympia", located at the lower ground floor of Somerset's Tower D along corners of Sto. Tomas and Makati Avenue. 





















This is the 25th store of Sumosam and this is the biggest location to date with about 300 sqm of dining space. The set up is also a bit of a departure from the fast casual dining  restaurant that Sumo Sam usually has. Some of the chairs have been replaced with comfortable sofas with throw pillows, making it not only an ideal place for dining but also for lounging and spending more time with friends and family over food, wine, cocktails, coffee and desserts.























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ULTIMATE FOOD PORN + CELEBRITY IF YOU CLICK IT. 

4.16.2013

SumoSam’s Latest Milestone in Olympia, Makati Avenue

Promised to myself before this summer ends that I should post at least two or three color blocking looks here in my blog. This is what I wore last Friday for Sumosam Olympia's Grand launch at Makati. The person who invited me to this event said to wear a business attire outfit coz' we will meet Sumosam's founder, owners, etc "you know the big guys" yeah so na confused! na naman ako what outfit to wear for this event. So instead of wearing button down shirts "coz I'm not feeling wearing my button down shirts at that time because of Manila's unforgiving hot temperature".

So I wore my green polo shirt then this mint skinny jeans and just paired it with a brown blazer to look formal "ish" naman, haha pero casual na casual pa din ang look ko even though you pair it with a blazer. So I arrived at the event and I noticed the bloggers that are invited are just in their comfy casual look, yeay! "so this isn't a formal event" so I quickly removed my brown blazer and folded it properly then insert it inside my bag!. 

ang saya saya ko lang sa shot na to! pwede nang catalogue model! hahaha sana may kumuha sa akin hahah LOL. I should start incorporating my quirky personality to my outfit shots. :)

4.15.2013

Color Bomb

It was a fun and feast for the eyes last Thursday night at Republiq, where Mega Magazine celebrates its annual 10 Most stylish women here in the Philippines. These women embody true essence of both style and substance. Aside from the celebration of 10 most stylish women there is also the Mega X Blackberry contest where they chose 5 people for a chance to win a brand new Blackberry Z10.
Looking fresh and vibrant with my print ensemble from an Indonesian based designer. 


Karla, Neil and Nelson. These two guys were part of the top 5 finalist of Mega x Blackberry. 


Christine Liwag in a Banggo Niu ensemble and Aidx Paredes. I love Christine's dress kaya nung nasa Starbucks kami bago pumasok sa event hindi ko siya napansin kasi nga bongga lang niya! hahaha and she is also part of the top 5 finalist!.



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4.13.2013

Mega Magazine's Most Stylish Party

Men's style and trends is definitely more cool and fun during spring and summer. I mean this is the time where you can see a lot of colors combined to create an awesome look just like what Scotch and Soda's did on their spring/summer 2013 lookbook. Vibrant colors, textures and exciting prints; these are the three things I adore from this lookbook. Mixing comfy looking pieces to create a casual yet stylish look.



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4.10.2013

Lookbook spotlight: Scotch & Soda's SPRING/SUMMER 2013 lookbook

We protect our skin with sunscreen, but what about our eyes?. Most of us are aware of the dangerous effects ultraviolet (UV) rays have on our skin, but few of us realize the danger imposed on our eyesAfter watching The Doctors episode about eyes I realized how the sun can cause serious damage in our eyes and we should take care of our eyes too by wearing good quality sunglasses. 

 I never leave my house or go outside during the day without my sunnies especially this summer season. Always have a perfect sunnies inside my bag. 


Look for sunglasses that can block 100 percent of UV rays and that also absorb HEV rays. HEV meaning high energy visible, they penetrate deeply into the eye and can cause retinal damage. 



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4.08.2013

Optic Marvel


Whether alone or hitting the town with your fellow closest gourmands, selecting a bottle of wine to accompany your feast can seem daunting if one feels they lack pairing know-how. Not at The Wine Bar at the 1771 El Pueblo, where the restaurant not only caters to foodies and wine lovers, but also to those who aim to understand the art of wine pairing.



























A member of the 1771 Group of Restaurants in El Pueblo Ortigas, The Wine Bar is a gem for those who find comfort in intimate wine and dine experience. Sleek, masculine and inspired from the sophisticated bars of Soho, New York, the venue is built with personalized spaces, comfortable nooks and private rooms that are perfect for intimate get together. 


































With an intriguing Wine Cellar housing over 300 top quality wine choices from all over the world reserved from the enomatic dispenser with theme that varies monthly, take your pick by the glass or decide together with the in-house sommelier Cecille Mauricio. A rare feature of a restaurant outside the hotel, The Wine Bar offers endless wine and food choices coupled with a superior service that anyone can count on.

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4.07.2013

Wine, Dine and Chill at The Wine Bar

Today as the online shopping grows in popularity more and more people are turning to online shopping for all their needs and I'm pretty sure that I belong to that group of people. I love to shop online because its convenient, lots of variety, better prices, coupon codes! and I can shop on my own schedule.

I know a lot of online shops that offers stylish and trendy items for both men and women but there's one online shop that has been making a lot of buzz here in the Philippines because of its quick and easy service "your order will be at your doorstep in just 1-3 days or 3 hours depending on your location" , the online shop that I'm talking about is (obviously) Zalora Philippines

So I visited Zalora PH last night before going to bed and guess what?!! I found a lot of cool items that I know you guys want to have in your closet!! and oh I forgot to say "It's really affordable".They are offering a summer flash sale where you can get a 13% deduction from the original price. 


So I automatically clicked their men's clothing section and see if they still got some affordable and stylish button down for me. 


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I got some really cool style tips for you guys. 

4.05.2013

My Summer Picks at Zalora Philippines

"A lot of people have taste, but they're not daring enough to be creative" 
- Bill Cunningham 

If you noticed guys in my last blog posts that I wore different types, colors and brand of blazers/suits. I love going to night parties/events wearing a blazer because I feel comfortable in it and I feel like I'm Chuck Bass from the TV series Gossip Girl every time I'm in a perfect fit and color of blazer.

So I like to wear my blazer in different kind of ways just like what I did in this outfit post; I wore it like it was a cape "actually I can think of  8 different ways to wear a blazer", . As Bill Cunningham said (fashion photographer of New York times) "A lot of people have taste, but they're not daring enough to be creative" so that means I'm a creative person because I dare to get out of the norm by wearing my blazers like this! hahaha, no the reason why  I wore my blazer like this because I want to be different, unique and I want to stand out from the rest of the crowd especially to the guys who are rocking the same black blazer/suit.


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4.02.2013

Cape of Good Hope


MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES (2 April 2013) – Famous for its superior quality and fresh flavor, The Fireplace introduces Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon with an exquisitely crafted menu by Chef Noel showcasing its fine texture and taste.


























Native of the pristine unpolluted waters of Tasmania, this famed Atlantic Salmon makes up only around 1.5% of the world’s salmon production. Enriched with omega-3 and proteins, discover the richness of this Atlantic salmon variety with selections like Roasted Herbs Crusted Salmon with Creamy Spinach , Peppered Salmon Steak with Cognac Pepper Cream Sauce and more.
























The perfect sweet conclusion is the luscious Hot Chocolate Soup. A signature dessert at the Fireplace, this rich, velvety and creamy dark chocolate is topped with a scoop of cracked pepper vanilla ice-cream, a unique chocolate creation that has a reputation of its own.

























About The Fireplace

The Fireplace is an upscale grill room offering perfectly cooked prime meats and seafood.   A perfect spot for wining and dining, the restaurant charms guests with its elegant brass interiors and open kitchen concept.  In full view is a large wood-fired oven where chefs prepare their culinary masterpieces.  A wine library with a vast collection of European and New World wines is another attraction.  With its relaxing atmosphere and excellent cuisine, The Fireplace provides a dining experience like no other.  For enquiries, please call +63 2 247 8666 or email cath.mn@hyatt.com.




A TASTE OF TASMANIAN SALMON

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