Surf October: The Circle Hostel Now in La Union

Wave Mural | Urbiztondo, La Union, Philippines

stoked adj. To be “stoked” is to be completely and intensely enthusiastic, exhilarated, or excited about something. [Urban Dictionary] Stoked. A commonly used surfing term which I tried explaining to a friend but could only manage “That really huge grin that you can’t seem to wipe off your face after earning a wave or just […]

The Art of Traveling Light

Vanity Kit, Travel, Beach | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style, Lifestyle

With each opportunity to travel that would come my way, I would make an effort to master the art of traveling light. I’m sure you’ve picked up a number of packing tips like I have. I’ve managed to narrow down what works best for me or what’s suitable to the sort of trip I’m taking. […]

Kokeshi from the 2011 Havaianas Slim Doll Collection

2011 Havaianas Slim Doll Collection - Havaianas Slim Kokeshi, Kokeshi Doll | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style

I still can’t understand the enthusiasm in collecting ridiculously priced rubber slippers but I know of people who are much into the whole thing. Though it’s true that apart from the Ipanema pair I have, I am fond of wearing Havaianas. Both brands offer comfort and a certain level of style to the wearer but […]

Beachwear: Suits, Boardshorts and Sunnies

Boracay, Discovery Shores - Sasha Manuel, Outfits, Beach Wear, Topshop, Billabong, Rayban | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Style

Jump shots (not referring to Basketball, mmkay?), anyone? I like the challenge thrown by this act to every photographer. Of course, aim is to capture the subject mid-air but it doesn’t end there. The photographer ought to have an eye for pleasing expressions, grace in movements plus important elements like light and shadow, throw in […]

Zoo York Hits Manila Streets

Zoo York | Style Manila - Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Manila Street Fashion

Zoo York brings the urban street fashion and skateboard-inspired lifestyle of New York to the streets of Manila.

Rockwell’s Pre-Christmas Sale

Rockwell Pre-Christmas Sale, Power Plant Mall | Style Manila, Manila Fashion Blog

I first heard about this sale over at ShoppingGlitz then I received an email again today, so I guess it means I really should let you guys know about it, huh? After all, Christmas is a-coming ’round the bend. Best be prepared! This weekend, the Rockwell shopping district (aka Power Plant Mall) will be holding […]