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History In the olden times, people would usher the winter time gathered around a bonfire in costume to ward off roaming ghosts with origins from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. This festival marks the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter (the darker part of the year). In the 18th century, Pope Gregory III declared November 1 as the time to...

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Community / Culture / People

Daryl Feril is a Filipino illustrator and designer born and raised in Bacolod. He used to be an Engineering student but as he knew his real calling, he graduated with a degree in Advertising Arts from La Consolacion College. In 2012, Daryl published Brands in Full Bloom, a series of Mixed Media illustrations of world famous designer brands, in an online community. This caught the...

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Community / Eat + Drink / Travel

San Juan, La Union or Elyu (L.U.) as fondly called by the locals is the Surfing Capital of the Northern Philippines. It boasts of the fifth longest coastline in the world and is the nearest surf spot from the Philippines’ capital, Manila. A bus ride away from Manila can take you to the eclectic vibe of the new Elyu complete with a world-class coffee shop,...

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Beauty / Community / Fashion

February 1 marked a very momentous occasion for Filipina beauty junkies everywhere as Sephora unveiled their PH website (formerly Luxola.ph). A collective squeal of glee could be heard all across the country as many of these hardcore beauty lovers rushed to the site to view the brands that Sephora PH would be carrying. Not one to miss out on all the excitement, I too, joined...

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Beauty / Community / Culture / Fashion

Let’s face it, you’ve probably a) breezed past them on your way to H&M, too busy to give them a second glance; b) looked down your lofty nose at their not so impressive counters; or c) just didn’t give SM Department Store the chance it deserved to prove itself as a formidable beauty destination. CINEMA SECRETS Spotted at SM Megamall (and at Landmark as well),...

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Community / People

Internships can be a fun learning experience for both the company and student. Leung de Leon (LDL) Marketing welcomes interns but prefer and appreciate those who have initiative. Check out the drawings of the very talented Savy Lalo, that summarises her internship with the boutique ad agency: It’s right across our building, you’ll probably get there in 4 cart wheels but sometimes SM Megamall feels...

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