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    Happy birthday United Blogs of Benetton!

    Happy birthday United Blogs of Benetton!

    Oh what a very special day! It’s our birthday and we wanna celebrate it with all of you!

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    Lace, florals, and python at Myth

    Myth, a boutique in the heart of Manila’s central business district, has been selling and promoting the creations of Filipino designers for years now. Even before entering the store, their names can be seen on the glass doors. The group […]

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    Red on red in summer

    I think this is the closest I can get to Tangerine Tango, Pantone’s color of the year for 2012 (I’ve tried on the color several times). Only rusty red and Nantucket have enough patience for me. That is why, I […]

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    Happy birthday United Blogs of Benetton!

    Today is a very special day – it’s our birthday and we want to celebrate it with all of you! Send us your birthday greetings or a photo of you, just like our bloggers have done from all over the […]

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    Three fresh music talents from the Philippines - Benetton Blog

    Three fresh music talents from the Philippines

    We all know of favorite musicians who have hit it big just by starting with YouTube uploads of their homemade videos. It’s a good way for fresh talent to be noticed without having to go through the almost impossible task […]

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    A life of colors

    A life of colors

    With the unexpected cold snap in the US and a large part of Europe in the past week, I’m sure many are already yearning for the coming of spring, which for tropical countries like the Philippines, is simply called the […]

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    Illustrators of the Youth: 20 Years

    It’s been more than a decade since I last read children’s books. Recently I have encountered them again since I wanted to buy them as gifts for my own nieces and nephews. Instantly, I was transported back to the days […]

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    Body spelling

    One of the most interesting forms of visual art in the Philippines is called “Letras Y Figuras”. I’m sure the idea of spelling out names by using body forms is not new; many of you have probably done it at […]

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    The parol and the Filipino Christmas

    On my way home last night, I noticed a row of stores selling “parols”, or Christmas lanterns. I noticed that as the years go by, people are no longer as excited as before, when holiday decor would be up as […]

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    Flowers in Manila

    I have long heard about Dangwa, the famous flower market in Sampaloc, Manila. I have already been to Balintawak, where farmers, fishermen and all kinds of suppliers drop their wares in one humongous open warehouse where supermarkets buyers, direct sellers, […]

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    A visit to a shoe atelier

      “I’ve always wanted to have bespoke shoes made. It was only last Saturday that I had the time and opportunity to pay a visit to a shoe atelier, so I duly travelled all the way to Quezon City…” Read […]

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    Magazine addict

    I can’t remember from which film or book I heard or read a character saying that there are two kinds of people: magazine types and book types. There is also a song that warns against beauty magazines, since, the narrator […]

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