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When in London: Matisse Sunday lates at The Tate Modern

When in London: Matisse Sunday lates at The Tate Modern

Posted by MJC. Filed under Editor's Picks

The name Matisse needs no introduction in the art world. A leading figure in modern art, Henri Matisse was famous for paintings such as The Yellow Curtain, Still Life With Geraniums and La Danse. If you happen to be in London, don’t miss the ongoing Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition at the Tate Modern, which explores the artist’s final chapter in his career. In the early 40s, ill health prevented the... Read More

When in London: Serpentine Pavilion 2014 by Smiljan Radić

When in London: Serpentine Pavilion 2014 by Smiljan Radić

Posted by MJC. Filed under Editor's Picks

In case you happen to take a stroll around Kensington Gardens in London, you’ll notice that an alien-looking ship has somehow landed on Serpentine’s lawn. The bulbous-looking structure, however, was conceptualized by non other than Chilean architect Smiljan Radić, the least-known among other global designers who have been invited for the past 14 years for this experimental annual commission. Raised up from the ground over a series of rugged quarry... Read More

Eat and drink healthy with Chia seeds

Eat and drink healthy with Chia seeds

Posted by MJC. Filed under Beauty

Let me begin this post by disclaiming that I’m not a health nut (and perhaps, will never be), but I do try to incorporate the good stuff in my daily intake. A good friend got me into chia seeds a few years ago, and I’ve been hooked on them ever since, mixing it in smoothies, with yoghurt, fruit juice and my favorite coconut water. Chia seeds are loaded with nutrients,... Read More

Writing in style

Writing in style

Posted by MJC. Filed under Editor's Picks

Call me old-fashioned, but there are still some things I prefer to do by hand (despite my terrible handwriting) – jottting down appointments, thank you notes, to-do lists and so forth. I usually get my stash from the usual brands (Crane & Co.), places from random trips like museum shops and from friends who recently got into the paper business (Whisk Designs and Isabel Gatuslao). I’ve been a fan of Garance... Read More

H&M Fall/Winter 2014

H&M Fall/Winter 2014

Posted by MJC. Filed under Style

Ok this post is pretty late considering that it’s already all over the news and blogs that H&M will finally open in the Philippines. To my credit though, I was away for a while for some study, introspection and what not. Now that I’m ready to go to work though, what I can share are some of the great finds you can pick up when the 1st store in SM... Read More