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Clear Your Space, Body, and Mind In Time for 2018

Every week, Preen tackles motherhood sans the rose-tinted glasses. Our columnists L. Juliano, Marla Darwin, Monica Eleazar-Manzano, Rossana Unson, and Ronna Capili-Bonifacio tell their personal experiences like it is—at times frustrating, oftentimes confusing, but always enlightening. With just a few days until Christmas, the countdown frenzy has begun. Our family credo, however, is “less is more.” How do you celebrate […]

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Fashion

Feel Like You’re in ‘The Great Gatsby’ With These Fringed Pieces

The Great Gatsby film always reminds me of every other holiday party that will happen. There’s fireworks, champagne, dancing, and glitzy clothing. But what caught my attention is the flapper-style fashion that’s decorated with glimmer and fringes, which makes for a good dancing ensemble. This year, fringed designs became a popular choice from clothing to accessories. Rhett […]

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Entertainment

2018 Is Bringing You the Last Season of ‘GOT’ and Another Stephen King Show

Binge-watchers would know the feeling of having to wait for the next season of their favorite show/s. Sometimes they’ll also get hyped by TV series that coming out next year. But with so many shows out there (even I can’t keep up anymore), we all want to know which one we should invest our time […]

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Architecture

Would You Want to Live In Meghan Markle’s Former House?

Since Meghan Markle got engaged to Prince Harry, they will be living in Nottingham Cottage. But before moving in with the royal family, Meghan is selling her house in Toronto. With Pantone announcing the color for 2018, this house is already on trend. According to Vogue, the bungalow-style house “has a more muted color palette, […]

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Entertainment

Fake News, Rape Jokes, and Victim Blaming Should Be Left in 2017

We know it’s still practically mid-December but we’re already thinking of how to prepare for the new year. The first on our to-do list: figuring out what to leave behind in 2017. This doesn’t just apply to physical objects though—that’s for another story. We’re also talking about some of the expressions, situations, and even people […]

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Fashion

Luxe Bag Brands Are Tapping Into Our Childhoods With Bambi and Minnie Mouse

The past two years saw how luxury labels shifted their branding to something more youthful and geared toward the millennial market. Remember when Louis Vuitton got a Final Fantasy character as their ambassador? And that time Dolce & Gabbana recruited young influencers like Cameron Dallas and Lucky Blue Smith to walk their fall 2017 show? These are […]

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Architecture

Christmas Decor Just Got Better With Beyoncé and Hillary Clinton Tree Toppers

If you’re still in the process of decorating your house for the holidays, add one of these Christmas toppers to your tree. Women To Look Up To, a UK-based orgnanization has launched Beyoncé, Serena Williams, and Hillary Clinton toppers to choose from. Queen B looks angelic in a white bodysuit and wings, complete with a […]

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Fashion

Louboutin Designed the ‘Star Wars’ Heels You Always Wanted

Christian Louboutin has had collaborations in the past from Goop to Disney for Cinderella. He is working with Disney once again for a set of Star Wars-inspired shoes for the premiere of The Last Jedi. He created four pairs for the female leads: Rey, Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo, Captain Phasma, and Rose Tico. The shoes […]

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Entertainment

Where Do We Draw the Line When It Comes to Women’s Sexual Harassment Allegations?

This column may contain strong language, sexual content, adult humor, and other themes that may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised. Recently, an extremely good-looking man put his arm around my waist. It was a completely innocuous gesture that lasted a few seconds, more of an organic reaction than anything else […]

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Entertainment

Holiday Gifting: 7 Local Brands that I Love

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 and living. […]

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Fashion

Glass Earrings Aren’t as Fragile as You Think

Tassel and hoop earrings became huge trends this year, which makes a case for incorporating statement accessories into our style. As the year slowly comes to a close, some of you are probably looking for the next earring style to flaunt in 2018. Our suggestion: glass earrings. What are glass earrings exactly? They come in […]

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Food

Cater to Every Person in Your Life with these Treats

Food is always a personal aspect. We choose based on our mood and taste. These preferences may change but it’s still reliant on our personality. This season, keep these factors in mind when choosing what to serve for your dinner parties. Learn to choose not just what you like to eat, but also something that […]

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Entertainment

These Are the Kinds of ‘Titas’ You’ll Encounter on Christmas

The Christmas season doubles as a family reunion, especially among Filipino clans. And wherever you are, there’s always that one tita that’s either nosey or has memorable quotes that you’ll talk about until the next holiday. This is what Filipino pastry chef and recent viral sensation Jep Paraiso wanted to show in his funny tita series on Facebook. I […]

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Fashion

Unlikely Pairing: Style Heels With Ankle Socks

If you’ve been following celebrities and runway shows, you’ve probably seen them pairing heels with socks. It might sound like a weird combination but when styled right, it works. For fall/winter 2017, this trend was seen on the runway shows of Off-White, Fenty Puma, and Jeremy Scott. Celebrities like Anne Curtis and Heart Evangelista were […]

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Fashion

The Sneaker Collab that Will Make Sure You Bring Glitter Wherever You Go

  Glitter isn’t going away anytime soon. Just look at the new collab between J.W. Anderson and Converse named “Glitter__Gutter.” The collaboration is a follow-up to the first project between both brands which was logo heavy and a favorite of Frank Ocean. In this edition, you get a fitting shoe for the holiday parties. It’s […]

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Architecture

Christmas Light Hacks: Create Your Personal Lumi Effect For Your IG Photos

If you’re not done adding decorations to your home yet, we have another suggestion for you: playing with Christmas lights. We usually place these lights on Christmas trees and outside your home to signal that “Hey, the holidays are near!” (Even when it’s only September.) But if you don’t have a tree in your home/apartment/condo, […]

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Food

Live Like Your Favorite Movie and Cartoon Characters at These Cafes

Have you ever wanted to live in your favorite fictional place? Or eat and drink like your favorite movie characters? Lucky for you, there are restaurants and café’s that let you fulfill those dreams. If you’re craving for some burgers or sweet pastries, visit these movie and character-themed restaurants. Bonus: the interiors and food are […]

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Fashion

Kate Middleton Wears Princess Diana’s Favorite Tiara and People Get the Chills

Recently, Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton was spotted at the Queen’s winter party wearing the Cambridge Lover’s Knot tiara. The royal accessory was a favorite of Princess Diana, who wore it several times throughout her reign. You can guess how several publications went into a frenzy pointing out how Kate seems to have the same […]

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