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The Better Breakup Playlist

It is so wonderful to feel through music. I have had my fair share of listening to the saddest songs about heartbreaks similar to mine, until one day I decided to take a different route. When you're done mourning and grieving the relationship you lost, and you still keep listening to heartbreak songs, you'll get… Continue reading The Better Breakup Playlist

Fashion

Be Unapologetic When It Comes To Fashion – Featuring Margaret Zhang

Margaret Zhang is one of today’s fashion icons simply because she expresses herself through fashion as freely as can be. We all have different personal styles, we all have different preferences when it comes to clothing, but I think we can all agree, that Margaret Zhang’s fashion expression is bold and confident; and we could… Continue reading Be Unapologetic When It Comes To Fashion – Featuring Margaret Zhang

Fashion

What Would Our Disney Princesses Be Wearing Today? Disney Princess Looks RECREATED! CLICK AND SEE! ❤

I've been meaning to do this piece for quite some time now and thankfully I was finally able to find looks and shoot them 🙂 so here you go, check out the princess looks I've recreated! ❤ 1. Belle Outfit Details: Top - http://www.shoptm.ph, Pants - Uniqlo, Pumps- Janylin 2. Aurora Outfit Details: Top - Dapper… Continue reading What Would Our Disney Princesses Be Wearing Today? Disney Princess Looks RECREATED! CLICK AND SEE! ❤

Fashion · Opinion

“Marvelous Millenials: UP Diliman 2016 Clothing Tech Grad is Keeping Up With the PH Fashion Industry With Her Own local brand; Melbern Co.”

Only a few can muster up the courage to enter the competitive fashion industry straight after graduation; Christine Joyce "Tentay" de Leon is one of the few. 🙂 Unlike most online fashion stores that import their clothing from Korea or Thailand, she operates in a small space in Parañaque with four sewing machines. Despite the… Continue reading “Marvelous Millenials: UP Diliman 2016 Clothing Tech Grad is Keeping Up With the PH Fashion Industry With Her Own local brand; Melbern Co.”

Personal · Political/Social Issue

One of My Worst Experiences with Clinical Depression: Temporary Mutism

I am Marlina Carlos, 22, diagnosed with Mixed Anxiety Depressive Disorder (MADD). When they say that mental illnesses aren’t debilitating like other illnesses, I have always disagreed. Having a mental illness is physically and mentally exhausting. Your brain takes over your body, and your mind prevents you from living a normal life; My recent experience… Continue reading One of My Worst Experiences with Clinical Depression: Temporary Mutism

Fashion

5 Date Night Essentials You’d Want To Know ;)

When going out on a date with a special someone or someone you just recently met, you want to be as comfortable as possible so that you aren't distracted or so you don't run into some unexpected "datesasters" (that term just came up in my head don't judge :))). Here are a few date night… Continue reading 5 Date Night Essentials You’d Want To Know 😉

Fashion

On Wearing Winter Pieces in the PH, DO NOT be Afraid to Wear ’em!

Let the judgers judge. At some point we all would want to wear winter pieces simply because, they're great. Boots, leather jackets, coats, sweaters, etc. they are GREAT FASHION PIECES. What usually stops us? The judgement we might have to endure; And I admit, I was once that person who gets discouraged at the fear of getting… Continue reading On Wearing Winter Pieces in the PH, DO NOT be Afraid to Wear ’em!

Fashion · Political/Social Issue

Pink Is Just A Color: On Underlying Gender Role Stereotypes

From the moment a baby girl is born, we put her in a pink onesie, in a pink room and dress her in what we think are feminine colors like pink and purple. From the moment a baby boy is born, we put him in a blue onesie, in a blue room and dress him… Continue reading Pink Is Just A Color: On Underlying Gender Role Stereotypes

Fashion

It doesn’t always have to be a “Little Black Dress”

A little black dress is a closet essential, although the word "Little" doesn't necessarily have to be taken literally, I have a strong appreciation for "not so little" long body hugging dresses, especially in the color black. Dresses like these highlight your curves and given the color, helps you look taller, elegant and a tiny… Continue reading It doesn’t always have to be a “Little Black Dress”