Haute couture: updos at Valentino and Armani Privé

Haute couture: updos at Valentino and Armani Privé

(Relaxnews) – Italian luxury labels Valentino and Armani Privé presenting their haute couture shows worked easy-to-recreate swept-up styles on the runway this week. Top make-up and hair duo Pat McGrath and Guido Palau were behind the models’ rustic Russian doll beauty at Valentino. Hair stylist Guido Palau twisted and plaited models’ tresses into a messy […]

30.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden, Online, Photos ·
Curtis Stone restaurant and bao bun eatery among best new restaurants 2015

Curtis Stone restaurant and bao bun eatery among best new restaurants 2015

(Relaxnews) – Editors at Travel + Leisure magazine have compiled a list of the most exciting new restaurants around the world for 2015, chosen for being based in what the magazine calls 11 of the most compelling food capitals of the world. They’re “neo-traditionalists, upstart iconoclasts, and ingredient obsessives” that are setting new culinary standards, […]

30.01.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
What’s next for Vice Ganda in 2015

What’s next for Vice Ganda in 2015

After the box office success of his film “The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin,” comedian Vice Ganda announced that he will be doing two movies this year. Ganda said one of them will be with actor Coco Martin, Kris Aquino’s co-star in “Feng Shui,” while the other one will be with teen star Daniel Padilla. “Ako magdadalawang […]

29.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
PHL mourns police killed in anti-terror bloodbath

PHL mourns police killed in anti-terror bloodbath

Manila, Philippines | AFP | Thursday 1/29/2015 – A long, slow procession of coffins draped in the Philippine flag poured out of military transport planes in Manila on Thursday, as the country mourned dozens of policemen killed in a botched anti-terror operation. Marching to muted drums, uniformed commandos bore the numbered coffins of comrades brought […]

29.01.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Paris haute couture: divine intervention by Serkan Cura and Ralph & Russo

Paris haute couture: divine intervention by Serkan Cura and Ralph & Russo

(Relaxnews) – Connecting with one’s inner and outer goddess was a theme both fashion houses explored in their diva-esque haute couture collections, offering an array of heavily embellished ensembles fit for the modern-day temptress. Serkan Cura wowed the crowds on Thursday with 15 fantastical waist-cinching creations. The designer behind the wings worn by Victoria’s Secret […]

29.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Photos ·
Brad Pitt in talks to join Angelina Jolie’s next movie

Brad Pitt in talks to join Angelina Jolie’s next movie

(Relaxnews) – After “By the Sea,” shot in August 2014, the actor could collaborate with his wife once again in “Africa.” For her fourth feature as a director, Angelina Jolie has chosen “Africa,” a biopic of archaeologist Richard Leakey, who became known for his dedication to protecting elephants from poachers in Kenya in the late […]

29.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
EU tourism hits record in 2014

EU tourism hits record in 2014

(Brussels-AFP) – The European Union attracted a record number of tourists in 2014, with visits to France leading the bloc, official data showed on Thursday. Last year tourists spent 2.7 billion nights in tourist accommodations across the EU’s 28 countries, the Eurostat data agency said, up 1.7 percent from 2013. France still came top of […]

29.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
PHL jumps 13 notches in 2015 economic freedom index

PHL jumps 13 notches in 2015 economic freedom index

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Philippines is among the 10 top countries with improved performances in the list of the world’s freest economies, jumping 13 notches in the 2015 Index of Economic Freedom released today by the Heritage Foundation. The Philippines moved from 89th place in 2014 to 76th place in 2015 in the annual survey of 184 countries published since 1995 […]

29.01.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
ABC Entertainment debuts upcoming TV shows in TCA winter press tour

ABC Entertainment debuts upcoming TV shows in TCA winter press tour

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman From the same network that brought us the Emmy-award winning series, “Modern Family,” comedy favorite, “The Middle,” and long-running hit shows like “Dancing With the Stars” and “General Hospital,” comes another set of TV shows that are bound to keep you riveted to your TVs. On January 14, 2015, ABC announced […]

Vice Ganda-led zany cast unloads laugh-a-minute comedy in ‘The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin’

Vice Ganda-led zany cast unloads laugh-a-minute comedy in ‘The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin’

TFC@theMovies brings top-grossing Filipino film of all time to over 40 theatres in U.S. and in Canada starting January 30 REDWOOD SHORES, CA – When gay soldier character Benjamin “Benjie” Santos VIII, played by host-actor-singer Vice Ganda, first came into public conciousness in 2011 by way of ABS-CBN Star Cinema’s action-comedy, “The Unkabogable: Praybeyt Benjamin”, the character became […]

28.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Services ·
Midriff ‘the new cleavage’ in Chanel show

Midriff ‘the new cleavage’ in Chanel show

(Paris-AFP) – Chanel’s haute couture view of the coming spring-summer season, revealed Tuesday, is distinctly storybook — but with midriff-baring outfits proudly declaring that “the stomach is the new cleavage”. One of the tentpoles of the haute couture shows this week in Paris, the Chanel event held in the capital’s glass-roofed Grand Palais attracted a […]

Georgia May Jagger is the latest face of Mulberry

Georgia May Jagger is the latest face of Mulberry

(Relaxnews) – Mulberry hired the British-American supermodel as the star of its Spring-Summer 2015 campaign, which is set in the interior of a chic country home. The luxury handbag maker certainly has a knack for landing coveted brand ambassadors. After several campaigns fronted by Cara Delevingne, who even designed her own handbag for Mulberry, the […]

27.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Online, Videos ·
Runway hair: feathery locks at Alexis Mabille

Runway hair: feathery locks at Alexis Mabille

(Relaxnews) – Odile from Parisian Hair & Make-up Agency Atelier 68 created the crowning glory behind the French designer’s glamorous Spring Haute Couture collection. If you thought hair extensions were a thing of the past…think again! Could Alexis Mabille be on the brink of starting a new hair color trend? After dip dye and blue […]

27.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Over 1.1 billion tourists worldwide in 2014

Over 1.1 billion tourists worldwide in 2014

(Relaxnews) – According to the official figures published January 27 by the UN World Tourism Organization, there were 1.138 billion international travelers in 2014. This is 51 million more tourists than in the previous year, representing a rise of 4.7%. These latest figures confirm the trend seen in recent years, in which the growth in […]

27.01.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Sef to stick with GMA

Sef to stick with GMA

Actor Sef Cadayona announced that he has no plans of leaving the Kapuso network. “Hindi po (ako aalis). Kasi iba po ‘yung binibigay sa akin na opportunity mula nu’ng nagsimula ako hanggang ngayon,” he said. Sef has been an exclusive contract artist with GMA since 2013. Sef started his career when he joined the reality-based […]

27.01.2015 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Beauty tutorials: Alexa Chung

Beauty tutorials: Alexa Chung

(Relaxnews) – The British model, fashionista and TV host unveiled her latest project this past week, a 20-piece capsule collaboration with AG Jeans. To celebrate the 31-year-old we thought we’d take a look at how to steal her look. The hair - youtu.be/LBOxoPQe2-k This tutorial from Nora Aradi talks you through the steps if you want […]

26.01.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars, Online ·
Your friends could predict your lifespan: study

Your friends could predict your lifespan: study

(Relaxnews) – Giving new meaning to the oft-uttered exclamation that your friends know you better than you think, researchers from Washington University in St. Louis say close friends know each other well enough to have an idea of how long the other will live. “You expect your friends to be inclined to see you in […]

26.01.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Colombia’s Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title

Colombia’s Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe title

(Doral, United States-AFP) – Colombia’s Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe Sunday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world’s top beauty pageant in Florida. The 22-year-old model and business student triumphed over 87 other women from around the world, and is only the second beauty queen from […]

Meghan Trainor debut album opens at No. 1

Meghan Trainor debut album opens at No. 1

(New York-AFP) – Pop singer Meghan Trainor’s debut album has opened at number one on the US charts, with the popularity of her breakaway hit “All About That Bass” helping dethrone Taylor Swift. Nielsen Soundscan said that Trainor’s album “Title” sold 238,000 copies, either in traditional sales or the equivalent through streaming and song purchases, […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Young trio join ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

Young trio join ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

(Relaxnews) – Jean Grey, Cyclops and Storm have been recast as part of a new generation of superheros in 2016′s next “X-Men” film. Director Bryan Singer broke the news on Twitter, introducing Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp in key roles. Turner will play telepath Jean Grey aka Phoenix (previously Famke Janssen), Sheridan the conventional […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·