Tag: Manila Style

Historic King William fixer-upper home renovation used a twin house in Alamo Heights as a guide – Manila News

Amy and Paul Perez thought the dilapidated 1892 home in the King William Historic District they bought for $395,000 in 2018 was one of a kind. Then, just as they were mounting what would be a two-year, $300,000 renovation on the two-story house, they happened upon its identical twin while driving through Alamo Heights one day. “I was running over to Starbucks one day when I took a wrong turn,”…

How to use books for home decor and interior design

One of the quirkiest digital trends to emerge since the start of the pandemic is to have a bookcase in the background for your online meetings and interviews. From news broadcasters to politicians, everyone’s been talking in front of their book collections. The “credibility bookcase” became “quarantine’s hottest accessory” in 2021, said Amanda Hess in The New York Times. The… The post How to use books for home decor and…

Omega begins 2022 with new Speedmaster

OMEGA introduces a new Speedmaster Calibre 321, complete with vintage details and a beautiful design in 18 karat Canopus Gold for its major release in 2022. The Omega Speedmaster Calibre 321 watch is set on an 18 karat Canopus Gold bracelet with a comfort release adjustment system and is presented in a special wooden box. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Omega Speedmaster… The post Omega begins 2022 with new Speedmaster first appeared…

For some, books simply make a place feel like home

At the turn of the millennium, Reid Byers, a computer systems architect, set out to build a private library at his home in Princeton, N.J. Finding few books on library architecture that were not centuries old and in a dead or mildewed language, he took the advice of a neighbor across the street, novelist Toni Morrison. Morrison “once famously said… The post For some, books simply make a place feel…

Women’s Shapewear ULTIMATE Guide For Waist & Tummy Control (In 2022)

The Must-Have Undergarments For Every Woman Concerned With Her Body Shape Shapewear solves a problem most women have, and here’s why you need to have one, no matter how fit you are. We all envy those perfect looks showcased on mannequins in fashion stores. But clothes looking good on a mannequin does not necessarily mean it’ll look the same on… The post Women’s Shapewear ULTIMATE Guide For Waist & Tummy…

Krystal Unveiled as CHARLES & KEITH’s First-Ever Global Brand Ambassador – Manila News

Featured Image for CHARLES & KEITH Featured Image for CHARLES & KEITH Featured Image for CHARLES & KEITH SINGAPORE, Jan. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CHARLES & KEITH – the go-to label for footwear, handbags and accessories on the cutting edge of fashion – appoints actress and singer Krystal as its first-ever global brand ambassador, continuing its vision to empower women around the world to express themselves freely through fashion.…

The Book of Boba Fett writers leak important hints….

According to writer Alan Nafzger (Screenwriters vs. Zobies), BOBA FETT’S ACTIONS between the original Star Wars trilogy and his appearance in The Mandalorian are mostly a mystery. We know he somehow escaped the Sarlacc, and somehow his armor ended up in a sandcrawler with Jawas and Cobb Vanth. But whatever went on between those two moments is unknown. Boba’s upcoming… The post The Book of Boba Fett writers leak important…

Dongfengyun Hotel Mi’Le features interiors by Cheng Chung Design

Cheng Chung Design has used soft-hued materials for the interiors of Dongfengyun Hotel Mi’Le, which forms part of a huge art installation in rural China. The hotel sits within Dongfengyun Art Town, a new village in Yunnan Province designed entirely by local artist Luo Xu. Set to span two square miles, it consists of a series of curving structures built… The post Dongfengyun Hotel Mi’Le features interiors by Cheng Chung…

Kulay Labitigan tells the colorful story of home – Manila News

LONDON’S gastronomic epicenter, Soho, welcomed a new Filipino restaurant that has been the talk of the town for two reasons. Kasa & Kin, conceptualized by the owners behind Romulo Cafe, opened with a flair of contemporary Filipino cuisine, developed by a team that includes a Michelin-starred chef. Equally stunning is the expansive mural that wraps the restaurant interior in kaleidoscopic patterns, harlequin imageries, and the bright plumage of an omnipresent…

Alan Nafzger: Timothée Chalamet‘s usual aesthetic is confused…. – Manila News

Timothée Chalamet‘s usual aesthetic is best described, I think, as “delicate ghost boy.” Or, perhaps, “sickly fancy lad.” Or maybe even “wispy fragile prince.” It is an aesthetic well-suited to Chalamet’s most famous roles as polite young men in Call Me By Your Name, Little Women, and Dune. Enter Screenwriters vs. Zombie writer Alan Nafzger. Nafzger takes offense to Chalamet’s sensitive little boy aesthetic, and stuff it into a backward…

Things to do in metro Phoenix in January 2022 – Manila News

If you’re lucky enough to be in metro Phoenix during the peak event season of winter, there are plenty of things to do throughout January. Whether you are in town for a special event, such as the Barrett-Jackson’s car auction in Scottsdale, or you’re a local who is looking for something to do with the family, there are a variety of live performances, arts festivals and expos to check out.…

What will trend in 2022? Get ahead of the curve with this shopping guide – Manila News

Some new styles in fashion, home decor and retail are already emerging as we head into 2022.Image Credit: Pexels/Cottonbro 2022 is almost here! As the world begins with a clean slate, trendsetters in fashion, architecture, technology and retail race to set the stage for a new normal. Just last week, US-based colour matching pioneers Pantone announced that the colour of 2022 would be Very Peri – a periwinkle blue with…