Wakeskating: More fun in the Philippines
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After only three days, this YouTube posting of professional wakeskaters Brian Grubb (USA) and Dominik Preisner (GER) shot at Banaue Rice Terraces has gained nearly 300,000 views.

Brian Grubb
Photo: Daniel Deak Bardos/ Sophia Langner

Respect for the environment was a priority from the beginning, as the team made sure that plants and wildlife were not damaged or disturbed at any time during the project.
All agreements were made together with the locals, under respect of their traditions and culture.
Watch their unique wakeskating session and read about their adventure HERE.

H&M launches Isabel Marant collection in Paris
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Last Thursday, Audrey Tautou, January Jones, Freida Pinto, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Olga Kurylenko, Alice Dellal, Mélanie Doutey and Lou Lesage gathered in Paris to celebrate the launch of the Isabel Marant pour H&M collection.
The collection was presented in cinematic settings that mixed images, films and models, with live performances by Grandmaster Melle Mel and Rappers Delight, originally of Sugarhill Gang.


The event transported guests to a street slice of Paris in the early ’90s, when Isabel debuted her eponymous line.
“We wanted to present the collection in a way that felt real and casual, not a red-carpet extravaganza: this is how I see my work. I design for everybody and am constantly inspired by the world I see around me, so it felt natural to have an urban setting as the backdrop of the event. And it had to be Paris, because the city is part of my DNA,” says Isabel Marant.

Isabel Marant
Location (1)
Location (2)

“This street celebration was the perfect way to launch a collection that oozes the energy of cool Parisian style. It felt optimistic and real: a reflection of Isabel Marant’s knack for urban sophistication and bohemia. I think the collection for women, men and teen captures her spirit and I hope our customers are as excited as we are for the launch,” says Margareta van den Bosch, Creative Advisor at H&M.

Isabel Marant and Margareta van den Bosch
Isabel Marant and Margareta van den Bosch

Spotted wearing pieces from the collection were: Audrey Tautou

Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto

January Jones

Olga Kurylenko

Alma Jodorowsky

Astrid Berges Frisbey
Astrid Berges Frisbey

Leila Bekhti

Alice Dellal

Audrey Marnay
Audrey Marnay

The collection will hit 250 stores worldwide and online beginning November 14, 2013. The collection will include clothing and accessories for women and teenagers. Isabel will also, for the first time, create a collection for men.

High Tea at Lusso
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For a relaxing afternoon, Lusso at Greenbelt 5 offers a traditional high tea menu with a selection of Mariage Freres tea (black, red, green), natural chamomile tea, herb tisane (rosemary, tarragon) served with sandwiches (cucumber, prosciutto galeoni and smoked salmon), home-baked scones, clotted cream and strawberry preserve and pastries.

Lusso High Tea

Lusso’s current specials include a cheese plate of gorgonzola, cambozola, pecorino, fruit jam, truffle honey
Cheese Plate Gorgonzola, Cambozola, Pecorino, Fruit Jam & Truffle Honey

Caramelized camembert
Caramelized Camembert

Spinach Taglierini “ala Checca”
Spinach Taglierini ala checca

Veal and beef cannelloni Bolognese
Veal and Beef Canelloni Bolognese

Lobster and River prawn lasagna
Lobster and River Prawn Lasagna

Lavender pannacotta
Lavender Pannacotta

Walnut-crusted millefoglie
Walnut-crusted Millefoglie

and Tiramisu croccante
Tiramisu Croccante

To reserve, call 756-5893 or (0917)700-5893.
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Marks & Spencer launches post-surgery bras
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Women who go though breast surgery—either for medical or cosmetic purposes—need specialized bras capable of handling their delicate condition.
For women who have had full mastectomy, lumpectomy, breast enhancement, or breast reduction, Marks & Spencer recently launched post-surgery bras.

Post-Surgery Overlaid Floral Lace Bra (Php 1950)
Post-surgery overlaid floral lace bra (Php 1,950)

Those who have gone under the knife cannot go into fitting right away, as their chest can still be swollen and tender, with scars and dressing still fresh.
Fitting can start at least six weeks after surgery, and they can go to Marks & Spencer’s for that.
At Marks & Spencer, bra fitters will treat them with utmost care and sensitivity, and they will be shown with empathy—not sympathy. They will be presented with the bras that will suit their needs.

Post-Surgery Smooth Orchid Embroidered Bra (Php 1950)
Post-surgery smooth orchid embroidered bra (Php 1,950)

Marks & Spencer’s post-surgery bras have dual pockets, cotton liners, modesty panels, and sturdy stitching.
It also has side sling support and comfort under bands to ensure maximum protection.
Stylish and functional, Marks & Spencer’s extensive collection of post-operation underwear can make women feel good on the inside and look great on the outside.
No other high-end retail company cares for women with special breast concerns than Marks & Spencer.
Visit the nearest branch now for your bra fitting.

5.2 Pack Limited Collection Post Surgery Floral Embroidered Non-Padded Bras (Php 2150)
Two-pack limited collection post-surgery floral embroidered non-padded bras (Php 2,150)

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