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Billie Lourd Celebrated Carrie Fisher’s Birthday in the Best Way

It was Carrie Fisher’s birthday yesterday (Philippine time), and everyone has been paying tribute to the late actress in their own ways. This includes sharing photos of Princess Leia, their favorite quotes, and that time she gifted a cow tongue to a friend’s abuser. But the best ones, of course, came from her daughter Billie Lourd […]

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Fashion

All of Regine Velasquez’s Outfit Changes During Her 30th Anniversary Concert

Nothing beats watching Regine Velasquez live. For her 30th anniversary in the industry, she held the first of two concerts last night at the Mall of Asia Arena. Regine also had a handful of outfit changes for her performances—just like a true song diva would. For her opening number, Regine wore a black gown with […]

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On Kissing Retail Therapy Goodbye and Giving Self-Care a Shot

Here at Preen, we’re fully aware that adult life doesn’t always go as smoothly (and look as beautiful) as curated Instagram feeds. We all face challenges amidst all the good things. Meet Mikka Wee, a former food editor-turned-working gal in Singapore, who’s about to share all the ups and downs that come with adulting. Welcome to […]

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Fashion

Manila Fashion Festival Beyond: Yvonne Quisumbing

Yvonne Quisumbing’s Manila Fashion Festival collection featured both menswear and womenswear. She focused on creating pieces that are classics, but with details like subtle pleats, shimmer and shine, and a few geometrical patterns—all of which are true to her design aesthetic, classic with a touch of whimsy. Click on the slideshow to see the collection!  […]

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Men Making Fun of #MeToo Ironically Prove the Problem

For a moment, social media became a tool to unite and for women to finally show the gravity of rape culture. The #MeToo hashtag, despite the issue that people didn’t acknowledge properly the black female activist who started it, encouraged women to publicly decry the many ways sexual abuse and assault happens. It’s not just […]

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Food

Take #Foodstagrams Against These Witty One-Liner and Cheesy Quote Backdrops

The hunt for Instagram-worthy restaurants continues. We started with neon-lit places to complete your Riverdale aesthetic. Now, we’re turning our attention to those with typographies you can use as your #foodporn or #OOTD backdrop. Many of these may remind you of the cheesy quotes you’ll see on Pinterest. But there are also witty one-liners and artfully-made text […]

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Fashion

The Cutout Trend Gets an Elevated Twist on the Runway

If you have been showing some skin with the cutout trend, get ready for even more options. On the third day of Manila Fashion Festival Beyond, all the designers presented garments that had some form of cutout. Their versions, however, aren’t like the ones you usually see online and in retail shops. Designers like CJ […]

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Food

Ice Cream, Pies, and Waffles: Pre-Halloween Treats You Should Try at Backyard Grill

Once the -ber months arrive, most people instantly go on Christmas mode. Yes, we see that parol hanging out your window. Some of you are probably starting to set up your tree too. That said, they also sometimes forget about another fun occasion: Halloween. It’s a week away and many are probably frantically looking up last-minute costume and makeup […]

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Design

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Miss Manila FAME

Before Christmas hits, one must definitely go to Manila FAME. This huge event is unique to the country as it gathers hundreds of small to medium enterprises, your favorite space and lifestyle designers, along with international names to make your life better. Not kidding. Click through their website and you’ll see how the list of […]

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Change Up Your Outfit With Martine Cajucom’s Go-To Shoe

While on their trips to LA and Australia, Jess Wilson, Isabelle Daza, and Martine Cajucom couldn’t get enough of square toe shoes. Whether they were mules or flats, they wore them with different outfits. Martine chose to wear hers with dresses and rompers while Jess matched them with cropped pants. Isabelle, on the other hand, […]

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Celebrity Covers: The Gibbs Sisters and Gabbi Garcia Show Off Their Singing Chops

While celebrities and influencers are becoming YouTube personalities, we also noticed that many of them are showcasing their singing talent. From covering songs to releasing their own tracks and music videos online, they are sharing a different side of them that we don’t see on-screen or social media. We listed some videos below so you […]

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Kris Aquino Worries About Shopping Rewards Points Just Like You

Ah, yes. Our lives are blessed once more by the wisdom of Kris Aquino. In her continuing and successful career as a vlogger, she has bestowed us with the vlog entry about her bag. I should say bags because unlike the usual vlogger, Kris has three bags with her all the time. What should just […]

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Fashion

How to Make a Statement With Personalized Bracelets and Necklaces

From celebrity-approved jewelry brands to minimalist pieces, we’ve given you options to accessorize any outfit. Aside from these two, have you ever considered wearing personalized necklaces and rings? There are some brands that offer monogram pendants and engraving so you can add your own personal touch. Shop these for yourself or get them for your […]

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Sparkle and Slits: The Designer Dresses We Want to Wear to Parties

What really makes a party dress? On one hand, we have those who love bold colors and sexy cuts. On the other, something simple but makes up for it with embellishments. But we could all agree that we want something that’s different and stand-out from the last one we wore. At last night’s Manila Fashion […]

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Manila Fashion Festival Beyond: ‘Hagdan’ by Esme Palaganas

Black, white, and green clothing was presented by Esme Palaganas for this year’s Manila Fashion Festival. The outfits that she put together had a simple color palette but she dressed them up with embellishments and creative silhouettes. There were fringe details, pleated skirts, and belle sleeve tops. Click through the slideshow to see the full […]

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Entertainment

Mari Jasmine’s Comments Section Is Filled With Book Suggestions For Long Flights

As much as I am scared of heights and flying, I always wanted to experience reading during long flights. Amid the busy days, it’s like that’s the only time I’ll ever find time to pick up a book without worrying about anything. Aside from my fear, of course. This wonder increased when Mari Jasmine posted […]

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Fashion

This Eveningwear Trend Will Make You Ditch Your Heels

Wearing gowns and heels are so off-season now. Not to mention that it gets uncomfortable for long periods too. The need for comfort anywhere, at any time is emphasized by pairing sneakers with your eveningwear. The spring 2017 runways of Alexis Mabille and MSGM showcased dressy pieces paired with standard sneakers. This made the ensembles […]

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Erykah Badu Talks Politics and Letting Go In Her Manila Concert

If you were lucky enough to catch Erykah Badu’s concert last Saturday, you understand how surreal it is to see her perform live. The queen of neo-soul is everything you want her to be and more. She serenaded the audience with songs they love like “Bag Lady,” “Love Of My Life,” and “Appletree” while the […]

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Entertainment

Baby Archie Burnand Might Make His First TV Appearance on ‘It Girls Besties’

It’s almost a year since the first season of It Girls premiered. In a week, we’re going to see the lives of BFFs Solenn Heussaff and Georgina Wilson on It Girls Besties. Not just that, the trailer reveals that Jess Wilson, Martine Cajucom, Arthur Burnand, and Nico Bolzico are also in the show. A post shared by Solenn Heussaff […]

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Fashion

This VS Model Is Dismantling Rape Culture One Instagram Post at a Time

There is a strange awareness we have over the abuses behind the photos we see. We know of it so much it becomes a cliché: the wide-eyed girl full of hope tries her best to become a model soon learns that to be on a glossy magazine means dealing with harassment and sexism. It’s both […]

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