MANILA, Philippines — Who said men do not need to be fashionable? In this era of fashion statements, men also need to dress up and face the world in their most stylish mode. With brands all over the world releasing new fashion trends for men, it is important for boys to become men from head to toe in their everyday lives. In the video by Philstar.com, David Celdran, news anchor and host of lifestyle TV show “Executive Class,” shares some tips on how men can look classy for the upcoming holiday season. Celdran recently hosted the fashion show of sportswear brand Paul&Shark, founded in 1976 by fashion entrepreneurs who had been in the business since 1921. Manufactured and distributed by DamaS.p.A, the brand has been known the world over for its shark-shaped logo. It offers full men's, women's and children's collections as well as various capsule collections inspired by the world of sailing and adventure. In the Philippines, the brand is available at Shangri-La … [Read more...] about WATCH: How to look ‘executive class’? David Celdran shares tips
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BANDUNG (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - A t the entrance to the spaceship-like command centre for the Indonesian city of Bandung, all workers remove their shoes before starting their shift, the better to keep the carpets clean. Inside, operators ensure the city's more than 300 mobile apps run smoothly and check what words are trending on social media in the city so that any problems are dealt with quickly and efficiently. "Wild animals entering houses are the strangest complaints,"said social media operator Dyar Dwiqi. "Snakes, bees and squirrels. We call the fire department and let them handle it." "These types of things make the job more interesting," he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The 24-hour command centre is just one of a series of changes launched over the last five years to try to boost sustainability, reduce climate-changing emissions and make Indonesia's third-largest city more liveable. Cities across the Asia-Pacific region have seen unprecedented growth over the … [Read more...] about Indonesia’s ‘Paris of Java’ on high-tech mission to cut emissions
UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN - Joanne Zapanta-Andrada (The Philippine Star) - April 15, 2018 - 12:00am Want a put-together yet natural look this summer? Uptown/Downtown invited ace makeup artist Rey Legarda to share his go-to step-by-step summer party protocol. To make the look even more achievable, we challenged Rey to only use drugstore products to achieve the finished result. With this seven-step routine, you should be out the door in under 20 minutes! 1. Rey applies BB Cream on Katharine’s clean skin. ‘Keep BB Cream in your purse for regular touch-ups. Also, use a BB Cream that has high SPF and PA rating. This will protect you from the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB rays,’ he says. (Rey uses The Face Shop’s Miracle Finish BB Powder Perfect Cushion SPF 50+, PA+++.) 2. Rey immediately applies loose face powder under the eyes and allows it to ‘bake’ for a few minutes. This technique allows the base foundation to have a creaseless, … [Read more...] about Hello, summer!
Many people dream of traveling the world full-time, but it can seem expensive and out of reach. Luckily, there are ways to make travel cheaper and even profitable if you are willing to think outside of the box and work hard. Some options include teaching English, WWOOFing, travel-blogging, and working on a cruise ship. Traveling the world is a dream for many people. While there are ways to do it cheaper and safer than ever with sharing platforms like Airbnb and Couchsurfing, and more information on budget backpacker travel than could fit an encyclopedia, the cost is still out of reach for most. But what if you could travel and not spend a dime? What if you could even get paid? Many would jump at the opportunity to experience new cultures, traverse through beautiful landscapes, and satisfy their insatiable wanderlust. Luckily there are more ways than ever to travel and get paid. They aren’t easy, most are a lot of … [Read more...] about 15 ways to get paid to travel the world
We’ve all been there. You’ve gone to the Eiffel Tower on your first day in Paris. Now you’re three hours deep in queues and your schedule for the rest of the weekend has been thrown off. Then you reach the top of the iconic tower, take in your surroundings, and realise that the very best thing about Paris’s skyline is missing from your view. There are many tourist traps which sound great in theory but will eat into your holiday in a big way. Once you go, you realise that – although they look great on a postcard – they aren’t entirely worth the visit. But there are plenty of landmarks that are worth the wait. Business Insider asked travel experts from the likes of Lonely Planet, Rare Escapes, and KAYAK for their favourite European landmarks that are actually worth visiting. Scroll on to discover their top 26, ranging from London’s Big Ben to the ornate gardens of Manoir d’Eyrignac in France.The Shard in London, UK. … [Read more...] about 26 tourist landmarks in Europe that are worth lining up for, according to top travel experts