10 Books You Should Take With You On Your Next Escape!
Jul29

10 Books You Should Take With You On Your Next Escape!

Being in transit, through flight or by road, can get a bit boring unless you have a great read to keep you company. Going on a long road trip or waiting for that flight at the airport? Use that downtime to catch up on some really great books! Indulge in these light reads that are perfect for your time in transit.   When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger     Do you remember Emily Charlton, the other...

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Here’s to Work and Play
Jul08

Here’s to Work and Play

  It’s mid-year travel time in the emirates, as we downshift to a slower pace with the incoming summer hiatus.  For those who are not in a holiday mood, especially entrepreneurs like me, the quieter season is a welcome respite giving us time to review and plan for the busy months ahead.   So, just like our month of contrast where one foot’s into rest and recreation, and the other one’s on staying put and continuing the...

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Blogger Approved Footwear You Must Have This Summer
Apr19

Blogger Approved Footwear You Must Have This Summer

Blogger Approved Footwear You Must Have This Summer The heat is on! Our weather app already gave the go signal to say goodbye to layers and start putting on some cool garments. In our vocab, the sun means going to the beach or strolling around in more breathable clothing. How do we exactly achieve that? Get your paper and pens and start taking style notes. It’s time for the social media savvy folks to show you how to be cool for...

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We Know What You Do For Summer
Aug03

We Know What You Do For Summer

  We Know What You Do For Summer By Aby Yap   You hide the body. Yours, of course (not unless you’re Dexter or Norman, then that would be another body, er, story). Whether you admit it or not, we’ll always know what you do every summer just to look and feel sexy on the beach. No judgment here, buddy. We’re in the same boat. Let’s face it: not everyone is blessed to have  beach body genes—not when you’ve been programmed to...

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Beauty and the Beach: The Filipina and her bikini
May26

Beauty and the Beach: The Filipina and her bikini

By: Anna Oposa “Filipina girls/they’re unforgettable/bikini and t-shirt on top.” ~ A parody of Katy Perry’s song, “California Girls”   A bikini and a t-shirt on top—in extreme cases, shorts and t-shirt on top–was probably what most Pinays would wear on the beach. Ten to fifteen years ago. Now, our sunny shores are filled with Filipinas donning two-piece swimsuits in various styles and prints. This month, Illustrado explores why...

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