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by - October 22, 2014

Christmas as we all know is the season of gift giving and what a better way to start preparing presents for the people you love than doing it in advance, right? :) Avoid the heavy traffic, stress and mediocre gifts by shopping ahead of time!:) You can do that by going to upcoming bazaars, like the Vanity Affair Bazaar. You not only get items at affordable prices, but you can already buy almost everyone on your list a special something. :)

Head to Metrotent at Metrowalk, Ortigas this weekend and shop your hearts out! I'll also be joining this bazaar, so hope you can drop by my booth. ^_^

Oh and incase you're interested, they're also still accepting both food and non-food concessionaires. You can follow ICSS Infinite Creatives for more information!

See you there!:)


Ensembles X Xernan Orticio for Holiday 2014

Yearly, Ensembles collaborates with current most celebrated fashion designers through its Young Designer Series and on its 6th installment, Ensembles welcomes fashion designer Xernan Orticio to take part in this year’s Holiday Collection.
With a design aesthetic like Xernan Orticio’s which is “structured, minimal, and highly engineered,” this collection will surely fill an Ensembles woman’s wardrobe needs! Something corporate but can pass as an after-work outfit, and of course, something that can withstand trends.



The collection includes well-tailored pieces with streamlined designs, metallic details, clean and sleek jumpsuits and dresses with structured lapels, and to complete the collection, a wearable drama of lovely flowy dresses and tops with all-over orchid print in shades of purple and red!
Ensembles and Xernan Orticio worked closely together to be able to cater to the working class, and interpreted designs that would be highly appreciated by Ensembles women.
When asked about the collection he did with Ensembles, he said “Each piece in the collection are inspired by my signature patterns, It's a collaboration of 2 minds so I focused on stamping each DNAs on the garments without making a look that's overpowering and seasonal, I want the garments to stay classic and withstand trends.”
This luxe-infused series is sure to fill your tailored and feminine wardrobe gaps! Paired with the fabulous heels from Janilyn (, the collection is definitely a must have for the upcoming holiday season!


FILED 2015 Planners!

When the year is almost up, we planner addicts know that it's the time that we have a new beginning and change. It's time for new crisp and clean planners to fill up with memories! 

2015 is only a few months away! Get ready to become even more productive and positive FILED!'s Doodle and Scribble Planners! 

With these two planners, FILED aims people to live and explore a unique life because they want them to be the best version of themselves.

Pre-order your Doodle or Scribble Planner today at FILED's Online Shop ( and receive exclusive perks and freebies!

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Rep Phils to stage ‘Scrooge’ musical this Christmas

This Christmas, Repertory Philippines is reviving a classic to remind everyone of the true holiday spirit. Scrooge: A Family Musical will inspire viewers from November 21 to December 14 at the Onstage, Greenbelt 1 in Makati City, capping off Repertory’s 2014 calendar.

“I feel that in this generation, the spirit of Christmas is disappearing. It has become commercialized when we should be celebrating the birth of Christ. The spirit of Christmas, the spirit of giving, loving, and generosity are all embodied in Scrooge more than any other script,” said director Baby Barredo, also Repertory Philippines’ co-founder and artistic director.

The timeless tale A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is a staple in the theater scene during the Yuletide season, endearing families with the same message of sharing and forgiveness. Repertory Philippines has brought the story to stage for three times—all box office hits using different adaptations of the story. The fourth staging takes a cue from the book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse.

Miguel Faustman as Ebenezer Scrooge

The story follows the miserly life of banker Ebenezer Scrooge and his journey towards realizing the true spirit of Christmas through three ghosts: that of his past, present, and future. “Some people relate to the work-earn money thinking Scrooge has. In past productions, people approached us backstage, saying how guilty they felt. The story is an eye-opener. It’s the perfect Christmas show,” said Miguel Faustmann, who is playing the title role.

Faustmann expressed a mix of excitement and nervousness for his part. “My parents used to take me to Scrooge plays as a kid, and I dreamt of playing the role. Now I finally get to do it,” he said. In the past stagings, Faustmann has essayed the roles of Jacob Marley, Scrooge’s deceased business partner, and Fezziwig, Scrooge’s jolly old boss. Alternating for the main character and also in his debut rendition of Scrooge is Chinggoy Alonzo.

With a nostalgic ensemble of 19th century London scenery and music, enlivened by a talented local cast, Scrooge is poised to bring out the holiday cheers out of every spectator — even the grumpiest one crying out, "Bah, humbug!

For tickets or inquiries, visit or call Ticketworld at 891.9999. Check out Repertory Philippines on Facebook for updates. #RepPhilsScrooge


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  1. I can't live without a planner. It's one of my must-buys during the holidays. :)


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