Event category archives: Arts & Culture

  • The Women Of Jose Rizal, Reimagined

  • During the anniversary of our great national hero Jose Rizal’s death, we celebrate not just his acts of nationalism, but also his charm, wit, and intelligence which has caught the attention of numerous women throughout his life. Whether some of these women were treated as legitimate lovers or mere flings, we will never know. However, what we do know is that these were women of style, grace, and in[...]
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  • Here Are The Best Photos Of 2017, As Curated By National Geographic

  • National Geographic has just released the best pictures of 2017 which promises a carefully curated selection of photographs by some of the best photographers in the world. Out of the 88 photographers, 112 stories, and nearly 2 million photographs submitted, these are just some of the lucky few who made the cut. We present to you the definitive snapshots that reflect how impeccably human we were t[...]
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  • Here Are Other Commoners Who Married Royalty (Aside From Meghan Markle)

  • Meghan Markle is not the only one with a beautiful commoner-turned-royalty story to tell. In fact, many have shared in the whirlwind of events (and emotions) that come with falling in love with a royal. Take it from these not-so-known commoners whose lives have taken a 180 degree turn for the best after finding their blue blooded one true love. Kate Middleton and Prince William Before the spot[...]
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  • The Basics Of Bubbly You Need For New Year's Eve

  • New Year's Eve is coming up fast, and what better way to celebrate the end of a very eventful 2017 than with an endless, overflowing supply of bubbly that will leave your guests just the right amount of tipsy as the new year comes along. Now while we are certain that most of you are already well-versed in the fine art of sparkling wine, we’re here for those who plan on starting their journey int[...]
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  • Royal Engagement Portraits From Around The World

  • Surely you’ve already caught a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's utterly romantic engagement photos. Taken by fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski, the photos were released last week via the official Twitter handle of the Kensington Palace, and needless to say, the couple looked absolutely radiant. The photos featured the couple prancing along the palace grounds, Meghan donning a[...]
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  • Let's Make 'Thank You' Notes Great Again

  • It’s Christmas Eve, and hearts around the world are palpitating with excitement as gifts once idle beneath the Christmas tree are now hours away from being ripped open and enjoyed. As wrapping papers and tags are set to fly in multiple directions tomorrow morning, we urge you to do a few simple things: Keep the tags. Pile them up. Turn them into a list. Make sure to write them back—and yes, [...]
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  • Hosting 101: Mastering The Holiday Table Setting

  • As Pinterest's site traffic reaches a maximum high this holiday season, we proudly admit that we've contributed our fair share in this--more specifically in searching for this season's top trendy table setting ideas. We here at Lifestyle Asia glorify the art of being a perfect host during all occasions, but consider this season the Masterchef-esque finale of a year of great socializing. Pressure[...]
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  • These Are The Poshest Bars In Manila Right Now

  • If you do not have a penchant for basking in the ever-vibrant December energy, a month filled to the brim with endless parties, reunions, and overflowing booze, you may now leave. It's our favorite time of the year once again, where spontaneous nights out three times a week (at a minimum) is justifiable. Of course, we're ending this year in an extra festive, extra sophisticated manner. In line wi[...]
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  • 'New' House of Cards Is A Triumph For Females

  • Robin Wright is finally taking the lead in the hit Netflix series House of Cards, proving that even a television-based reality can run just as good without the presence of predatory men. While most were fearful of the fate of the series after the announcement of Kevin Spacey’s termination for reports of sexual misconduct, Netflix has come up with more than assuring news that the House of Cards [...]
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  • Our New ‘Mulan’ Is Absolute Perfection

  • Thankfully not following the footsteps of Ghost In The Shell’s skewed casting decisions (whitewashing at its finest, in our honest opinion) comes Disney and their recent announcement of our new Mulan, the ever-gorgeous (and rightfully Asian!) 30-year-old actress Liu Yifei. In a meticulous, year-long search which included the likes of 1,000 other candidates, Liu stood as number one on the pedest[...]
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  • Katipunero Chic Never Looked This Good

  • Today is a very special day. Aside from the fact that we were given the privilege of having a small moment of rest and relaxation during one of the most disliked days of the week next to Monday, we are also celebrating the birthday of a true Filipino revolutionary—one that has fought tirelessly for us to experience the type of freedom we have today: Andrés Bonifacio, the Father of the Philippine [...]
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  • Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” Gets A 100% At Rotten Tomatoes

  • And just like that, the power of the female is once again at an all-time high. Standing with a 100% “fresh” rating from Hollywood’s evil arch nemesis Rotten Tomatoes is Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig’s phenomenal directorial debut and now one of the best-reviewed films of all time. Raking in more than $10 million during its first few weeks, Lady Bird is a fierce, low-budget underdog that commands atte[...]
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