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5 Easy Ways to Add a Vintage Flair
The trick to giving an old piece breathe new life is to show it some respect. Invest in basics that you can comfortably mix and match to let your vintage items take center stage: trusty jeans, a white shirt, a little black dress, a denim jacket. An old trend will persist today because it has character and staying power — and your everyday, modern items should sit back and let it tell its story.

Anatomy of an OOTD, Part I
Creating OOTD posts is an art and a science. It’s a process that builds on the backbone of a fabulous outfit, fleshes out its potential through photography, and breathes life into the final picture by adding your own personal flair before hitting “post” on Instagram.

Anatomy of an OOTD, Part II
Building on the foundation of solid fashion choices, we’ll look at bringing an outfit to life through photography, setting the mood during post-processing, and telling its story via well-crafted Instagram captions.

Face the Cause: Beauty Brand Advocacies You Should Support
True beauty radiates outward, manifested best when we consciously choose to touch others’ lives and make them beautiful too. Many of our favorite beauty brands understand this, and they have been taking deliberate steps to bring us the looks we want while also giving back to nature and those in need.

Murad Launches Newest Power Duo in Resurgence Collection
Last March 14, Rustan’s The Beauty Source hosted the launch of Murad’s newest retinol-based products, the Retinol Youth Renewal Eye Serum and Night Cream. Murad keeps youth within reach at any age, exhibiting the reinvented power of retinol: powerful yet gentle, effective without being overwhelming.

Shade of It All: Four Sunglasses Stores That Have Your Eyes Covered This Summer
Small eyewear brands in particular are having their day in the sun – creating classy designs that rival the appeal of luxury eyewear, offering their goods at a drastically lower price, and turning accessibility into ubiquity. Great eyewear is everywhere now, which is fabulous news as we dive into the summer months and their promise of adventure.

The Filipino Influence : A Look at How Philippine Materials and Techniques are Used Overseas
Filipino designers have been making waves on the international stage by showcasing the uniqueness of Filipino style for decades. The question is, how much effect has Filipino fashion had on those watching?