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"Encanto" is a tender and colorful ode to the magic of family and community healing.
It has been weeks since the release of Disney Animation Studios’ musical fantasy film Encanto, and it’s still unlikely for social media users not to find daily content about it. The soundtrack favorite, We Don’t Talk About Bruno, whose numbers snagged the fourth
Han So Hee's character breaks the mold of the typical K-drama leading lady.
If the phrase “hell hath no fury than a woman scorned” took the form of a K-drama, it would be Kim Jin Min’s My Name. The latest series under the genre to hit Netflix, it stars Nevertheless’ Han So Hee in an
There, we said it!
I only realized—no, accepted—my sexuality in college. Prior to that, I always found reasons to talk myself out of the inevitable: that I only liked that one friend; that being groomed within the confines of an all-girls Catholic school had clouded my
Is it a bad thing to be a "copycat"?
Exactly only 70 women can say they have “cracked the Miss Universe formula.” One of which is our 2018 winner, Catriona Gray, whose reign has melted hearts and has been etched in the minds of pageant fans across the globe. She takes
Yes, she's already in her late 30s, a wife, and a mother—but here's why no one asked for your opinion.
You've probably already heard of the news, but here's a refresher anyway: The cult-favorite 2001 Korean movie My Sassy Girl will have a Philippine remake and Toni Gonzaga has snagged the female lead role. The official announcement was released by Tin Can
It's not the first time her photos have surfaced online, yet people are still not done giving unsolicited comments about her body.
Back in June 2020, Angel Locsin went viral on social media for a reason that’s not at all related to her humanitarian efforts amid the COVID-19 crisis. The 35-year-old actress—who has been preoccupied with raising funds for mass testing and setting up
The reactions to her Instagram photo speak volumes on how we continue to police women’s bodies.
When it comes to making the rounds on Instagram, hubadera pics are a dime a dozen: You can easily visit any actress’ or model’s page and view the assortment of bikini photos from travel-worthy vacation spots, outtakes of photo shoots that show
The Internet is a double-edged sword—it can either protect a victim or create another one.
What is call-out culture? According to Forbes, it is “a term which defines the social phenomenon of publicly denouncing perceived racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of bigotry.” That’s it in a nutshell, but if you’re still finding that definition a little too vague,
Is it time to tell a different story?
I’m 15 years old, engulfed in the dim lighting of a small room as I'm about to watch The Phantom of the Opera through a projector screen. It’s the movie version with the enchanting Emmy Rossum and Gerard Butler’s questionable nasal singing chops (as
Can fashion be a means to discuss more serious topics?
Fashion editorials can be more than just a set of pretty pictures. They can elicit emotions and inspire the viewer, spark a discussion or debate, and even bring to light certain topics that need more awareness. The other day on Twitter, a
And did not regret it.
The first month of the new year always begins with promises and resolutions. Lose those 10 pounds, finally tell your crush how you feel, kill it at work, ace those midterms, save up for that trip with the barkada… the list goes
Here's hoping you can include Philippine fashion in your agenda.
I’m feeling a little nostalgic; it’s been 15 years since I’ve started writing this column, and I still remember that day I was intently pacing my then-boyfriend’s (now husband’s) studio apartment trying to christen my column with a name that would resonate.
We can all agree to disagree.
Most of my friends who get overly excited about the beauty pageant season usually comment on my lack of enthusiasm for the likes of Miss Universe and Miss World. They think I’m weird for not getting the hype, but personally I'd rather
"Less is a bore," the famous architect Robert Venturi once said.
The buzzword over the last few years has been minimalism. It is seen in the stark white design of Scandi-inspired rooms. It is in the rotations of a 10-piece capsule wardrobe. It even attended the Royal Wedding in the form of Meghan
The entire creative industry is enraged, and they have every right to be.
The now-deleted tweet of Pinoy Big Brother alumni and Hashtags member Jameson Blake got the internet fuming faster than anyone can type “Lucid Express”—and quite frankly, we’re not at all that surprised.Two days ago, the 21-year-old local entertainer waged an impromptu Twitter contest
Two years ago, when I started working at Preview, I tend to always end my Sunday evenings with a ritual: It starts with me spending a good hour in front of my closet, looking at the clothes I have, and planning my outfits
Yup, it's a thing.
Ah, Instagram, one of my most used mobile apps. Believe it or not, in my line of work, I'm kind of required to make Instagram a daily habit. I wake up to it in the morning, scroll through it while in transit,
Love it or hate it, the dress worked in the service of a woman.
Meghan Markle's wedding dress was beautiful. It was a bespoke gown by Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy, featuring an open bateau neckline with a bodice that subtly accentuated her body. The silk gown had a full skirt with a crisp silhouette that
Only an ignorant person would resort to fat shaming as a means of motivation.
It’s stunning how often other people feel as though they have every right to our bodies. Not every form of assault on a woman is inherently sexual in nature, but there is one form that uniquely attaches itself to social convention: how
My journey to self-love.
I was born with brown skin. I loved it because my dad and I would compare arms and it would look like we were cut from the same cloth. It was not until I went to kindergarten that I was first made