Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Back in Paradise

Coming back to the island of Boracay in the Philippines gives one the feeling of the true meaning of vacation.  Since first stepping on the island more than twenty years ago, a lot things have changed.  Resorts, bars, and restaurants have come and go but every visit is something to look forward to because there is always something new.  Away from Boracay's scene to be seen, lies one of the best luxury resort hotels in the Philippines--Shangri-La Boracay. Located at the Northern part of the isle, this modern nirvana is the epitome of luxury at its finest.  The mark of distinction lies in a breathtaking look with impeccable design and outstanding style evoking the aesthetics of globally renowned Shangri-La group.  The benchmark of high quality and standard in the industry, their  accomodations, amenities, facilities and other luxurious offerings define the true essence in exclusive five-star attractions. Dining in their various restaurants is an excellent gastronomic treat that goes beyond first impressions.  Noteworthy too is the finest in hotel services topped by the endearing warmth and hospitality of the management and staff.  One of the finest vacation getaways in the Philippine islands, this remote paradise prides on its exclusivity where one can truly experience a relaxing and undisturbed vacation.  A world full of surprises, Shangri-La Boracay makes one's stay definitely a memory of a lifetime.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

DVF for GAP Kids

All American classic household retail brand Gap recently teamed up with iconic name DVF to create a stylish and funky line for kids.  Diane von Furstenberg for GapKids and babyGap Spring 2012 Gap is proud to announce the launch of its first collection by Diane von Furstenberg for GapKids and babyGap for Spring 2012, for girls from newborn to age 14.
The adorable collection showcases a lot of bold brights and prints creating a chic look for the young. 
The line presents vintage Diane von Furstenberg prints, including the instantly recognizable hibiscus and leaf motifs. Diane's signature prints meet Gap's relaxed style, and are playfully mixed, encouraging young girls to be bold and play with their personal style. The legendary wrap is re-invented with a child-like higher waist detail, in structured cotton or as a jersey romper shape for babies and toddlers. How can you resist fashioning children with one of the most trendsetting pieces of the moment. Kids can be chic nowadays with the growing number of designer collaborations with large scale retail names.  It just goes to show that style has no limits and today you can be fashion forward even if you're young.

Gap is exclusively distributed in the Philippines by Casual Clothing Specialists, Inc. (CCSI), a subsidiary of Stores Specialists, Inc. and is available at SM Mall of Asia, Shangri-La Plaza Mall, TriNoMa Mall, Glorietta 4, Bonifacio High Street, Alabang Town Center, SM Megamall, Robinsons Place Manila and Abreeza Mall in Davao.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Pride of beauty

Fine jewelry has always been an object of fascination.  For centuries the world has been captivated by the allure of their finery from the most simple to ornate and has blinded all eyes with their oustanding beauty.  In the Philippines, the most precious of all have been guarded through the safekeeping of both tradition and culture--thus only one name comes to mind--Jewelmer.  The national pride known for its excellence in culturing the Golden South Sea Pearl has earned the recognition and reputation of being one of the best of its kind in the world. Yes, the pearl for all its beauty and splendor has become a important symbolism through the passing of centuries and existence of civilizations.  Nature's best comes in an array of captivating shapes, colors and sizes.  One can't help but be mesmerized by this astounding beauty that comes from the heart of the ocean.  Today, pearls like the other precious gems have found their way in the present in contemporary designs making these outstanding pieces timesless. In life, some things do last forever, and in the Philippines, there will always be one name--Jewelmer.