Been wearing a lot of easy-to-wear styles these past few days. Seriously dressing up to the nines has been one of my struggles here in Manila, that's why I'm always in my usual shirt and suit combination. Earlier, I was looking for some style inspos at Pinterest (yes! some bloggers do look for style inspos) coz of a meeting and an event I need to attend. It's really a struggle when those two events are on the same day, why? coz you need to think of an outfit that still business meeting appropriate at the same time appropriate for your event (party most of the time). Gah! just thinking of it makes me cringe, Thank God! there's Pinterest and Instagram where you can just scroll up and down for some inspirations.

Suit from Uniqlo
Pants from Topman
Dress Shoes from Doc Martens
Sunnies from Sunnies Studios

Photographed by Gerald Gumatay


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I am Urban Brave, I am Urban Ready with Urbanize

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you’ll notice that I’m always away from the city. That’s why my feed is so tropical, because it makes me calm and think of the happy moments whenever I see those photos. But before I fell in love with the island and the whole travelling thing, I’m a city boy. I’m one of those guys whose city is their comfort zone, always in it for the rush and the fast and crazy city life. Before I really enjoy taking photos of the urban life, those tall buildings, subway stations and the streets, but I guess it all changed when I started travelling, and now prefers lounging at the beach and taking those beautiful waves and mountains. But one thing for sure, you can never take away the city boy in me.

 In order for you to survive the demanding and insane city life, you need to be geared with the best of the best tools and armors. That’s why we Filipnos are very lucky to have Urbanize, to help us conquer the crazy urban life.

So few days ago, I was invited by Urbanize Ph to check out their cool stuff for the city guys like me and even for people who loves travelling and exploring the wilderness. Yes! Urbanize Ph also caters for people who likes to travel. Urbanize is your one-stop shop for the highly mobile lifestyle of today’s Urbanites (City Dwellers) with everything you need to face your city adventures. 

The event was so much fun, we were given fun challenges like flatlay challenge, group photo challenge and the product test challenge. Everyone was bringing their A game in every challenge, making it hard for us to win one hehe kidding. Below are some shots during the Urbanize Ph event.

Aside from the fun challenges and games, we were also treated an inspirational talk by Mr. Francis Kong. His whole presentation was very helpful to us young people, especially if you really don’t have a clue on what to do with your life or you’re still lost and trying to figure things out. You see, we’ve been waiting and waiting our whole life for something amazing to happen, but it won’t happen if we just let faith give to us, we also have to work hard and start doing things now. Those are one of the things that I learned from Mr. Francis Kong.

Their story is not about us, it's all about you, the urban dweller, the weekend warrior, the bus gymnast, the railway athlete and the multi-tasking expert; these are the struggles of an Urbanite.

The city inspired us with its buzzle and struggle to make products with fashion, function and style.

Indeed, Urbanize serves as the reflection of the rugged city streets, the smart casual weekend hangouts and the busy business districts of the metropolis.

Our story is your own story; our adventure is your own adventure too. It’s about us Urbanites, whose braving the Urban Elements, Urbanize, will gear us up to be #UrbanReady and be #UrbanBrave


Urbanize is our one-stop shop for the highly mobile lifestyle of today’s Urbanites (City Dwellers) with everything you need to face your city adventures

Urbanize carries an impressive assortment of international brands that offer Organization such as Pinqponq® and Focused Space®, Tech Protection of STM® and Security Bags of Pacsafe®  and women’s urban minimalist nature inspired women’s bag by Sherpani®, We have the world’s Thinnest Wallets from Allett® and genuine leather from Kiko®, Mobile Accessories from Japan’s No. 1 brand on Mobile Peripherals, Elecom®, Innovative Hydration Gear, Artiart® Suction Mug and the Hydrapak® collapsible water bottle with no-leak™ guarantee, Multi-tool Gear, Swisstech® first in key ring tools, Car Accessories, Highroad® that organizes your car essentials inside and Audio essentials from Mifa® with outdoor ready speakers, That covers everything you’ll need to stay mobile, safe, organized and focused.

Get to know more about them on their social media sites

Urbanize is located at U.P. Town Center, Gateway, Shangri-La, Glorietta3, Uptown BGC, Venice Grand Canal, Kiss & Fly NAIA Terminal 3, Alabang Town Center, The District-Imus, Solenad and Serin - Tagaytay

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