Robert JA Basilio Jr.
A nod to Apple’s now‑extinct iPod Nano.

L’Oreal’s game‑changing mobile beauty school

Sofia Gaticales
The beauty giant provided a free three‑month certified hairdressing training for women in vulnerable social or economic situations.

10 quotes from Maureen Wroblewitz on landing success in the age of social media

Sofia Gaticales
Fresh off her Asia’s Next Top Model Season 5 win, 19‑year‑old Maureen Wroblewitz sits down with SparkUp at her recent meet‑andߛgreet at SM Makati, sharing tips for success that have nothing to do with physical beauty.

Guess who’s back?

Sofia Gaticales
An American retail giant is back with a vengeance—and a collaboration with A$AP Rocky.

Old books for fresh eyes

Lucia Edna P. de Guzman
“The Book Stop Project” and “The Library of Unread Books” are open in Manila’s oldest districts this July for readers in search of calm.

Vegan, gluten‑free manicure

Pola Esguerra del Monte
Nail polish giant Orly has launched a “healing” formula that will disrupt lacquer tradition.

SM’s got it all, even Maureen Wroblewitz

Pola Esguerra del Monte
The Filipino‑German winner of Asia's Next Top Model Season 5 will be making an appearance on July 22, and we got all the deets here.

Design students are helping artists with autism earn from their paintings

Lucia Edna P. de Guzman
“They have a different way of looking at the world and it is manifested in their art”

QC aims to be the future ‘wellness capital of Asia’

Paolo Lacambra Lopez
Quezon City is boosting its medical tourism in order to become a bastion of healthy living.

A smartphone is sponsoring the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Robert A. Vergara Jr.
And it will have a digital impact.

Circus training is changing the lives of victims of sexual abuse

Lucia Edna P. de Guzman
“It was like I found myself again. I regained my identity.”

A stock exchange where the trade is beer in Makati

Robert A Vergara Jr.
Happy hour for the trading nerd!