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The best and the not-so-best trends that filled our stomachs and emptied our wallets.
The year is coming to a close and once again we take a look back at the food trends that governed our senses in 2019. For diners, it was a good year in the sense that there were just so many choices ...
 
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Dating back to its origins as a humble clockmaker in the 1850s, Timex has built a name for itself as one of the most enduring, reliable, ubiquitous, and, best of all, affordable watch producers around. Here are some of its best models that will take you through a variety of outfits and occasions.
The greatest legacy of Timex watches could be its history as the most democratic watchmaker of all time, as this year it marks 165 years of bringing great timepieces to the people.Starting as the Waterbury Clock Co. of Connecticut in 1854, Timex ...
 
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There are so many Chinese restaurants in the Metro. These are the ones you need to sniff out.
Saying there are many Chinese restaurants in the Philippines is quite an understatement. We Filipinos love the cuisine so much that we’ve made room for so many of them on our shores. Manila alone has so many that it can be easy ...
 
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These quick and stylish additions will help you transition your regular wardrobe to something more suited for the season.
As Christmas gatherings are beginning to kick off, the need to revamp your wardrobe is imminent, not just for the surge of long-lost relatives and close friends you’re bound to encounter, but for yourself.Charles Hix once said, “Looking good isn’t self-importance; it’s ...
 
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Delicious gustation finds in classic Quezon City.
It was only in the '50s when Cubao, Quezon City’s commercial district, gained traction following a string of developments that made it what it is today. Now, it has various claims to fame under its belt, including a widely popular sports and ...
 
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If you’re a digital soul in an analog world or prefer to glance at blinking numbers over sweeping watch hands, here’s a lineup of digital watches that keep it simple, sporty, stylish, and retro-cool.
Watch snobs might turn their noses up at digital watches, but hear us out: Every well-rounded collection deserves that so-called “beater watch.” We’re talking about the one you wear on days when you’re doing manual labor or errands, the one that can ...
 
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Old style, new energy.
You know that meme about being careful who you call ugly in school? Well that goes for clothes, too. Something you swore off years ago might one day be totally in, and you’ll be excluded from all the fun. Penny loafers, for ...
 
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Attending parties? What you can bring from drinks to dessert.
So it's that time of year, eh? Your friends, workspaces, communities are all sending out invites to your annual holiday get-together. Unless you’ve a hostest with the mostest among you who will just do everything, including the nibbles and libations, it’s probably ...
 
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Looking to grow your own vintage watch collection? Start with these classic picks.
The territory of luxury watches comes off as a bit intimidating for people who aren’t familiar with the art of horology. There are too many technical terms to understand and so many brands to get acquainted with. And, it gets even more ...
 
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Let your phone keep track of all those collabs.
The fashion industry is one that moves at an ultra-fast pace. Each day, there are new drops from the latest brands, collabs, and more that you have to keep up with. Suffice to say, it can get a little crazy. Luckily, you ...
 
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Load up on your sneaker knowledge.
In 1966, brothers Paul and Jim Van Doren opened the doors of The Van Doren Rubber Company in Anaheim, California, establishing what would be one of the most reputable sneaker companies today. This year, the Vans Footwear company is expected to rake ...
 
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Along with new logo tape.
We'll be honest: Men's bags and accessories are pretty repetitive. Most of the time, everything is basic. While a sleek classic black leather piece is always welcome, some risk-taking with style is good from time to time.Enter Bally's High Point line. It's fresh! Colorful! And, best of ...
 
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It's time for an upgrade.
Not all wallets are created equal. Sure, the one your mom gave you for Christmas five years ago gets the job done, but if you’re going to cart it around with you every day of your life, it might be time to ...
 
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Support local, and check out the best animated films made by and for Filipinos.
Curiosity in the Philippine animation world was reignited when news broke that Pixar’s short film Float will feature the studio’s first-ever Filipino-American lead characters. While the local industry might not be as big or as popular as its Hollywood counterpart, there’s no ...
 
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Perfect for the irresponsible friend.
Here’s a living, breathing gift you can give to your friends this Christmas. No, not a puppy. Not a girlfriend either. Gift your friends with these gorgeous, low maintenance houseplants. Emphasis on "low maintenance."We’ve put together a list with the easiest (and ...
 
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And the stress of self-diagnosis.
Don’t even think about self-diagnosing yourself on WebMD. There’s a 95 percent chance it’ll say you have terminal cancer when you probably don’t. So save yourself the panic, and perhaps a trip to the hospital, by downloading these handy medical apps and websites ...
 
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Did you know there was a Napoleon Dynamite animated series?
Adult cartoons have really been killing it lately. Shows like Rick & Morty, Bob's Burgers, and BoJack Horseman have been giving live-action shows a run for their money. Let's not forget where it all started, however. Look back at some of the animated series that we ...
 
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Just for summer? Absolutely not!
You should know by now that the old rules about wearing white are out the window. After Labor Day? Absolutely—and pretty much any way you like. That goes double for white sneakers. Once considered a summertime standby, we've now come to realize ...
 
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The films of the decade that would make the Bard proud—or roll in his grave.
William Shakespeare was a talented man, to put it lightly. Even in death, his works can evoke the most passionate emotions—or loudest of snores. While his genius is certain, we won’t lie and say every play and adaptation has been a lively experience. ...
 
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Take (all) our money!
There are watches, and then there are watches. If you enjoy spending obscene amounts of cash in one go, then the latter option is for you. These are the timepieces that maybe only 999 other sleek men in the world would own. These are ...
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