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Events & Festivals
July 9, 2020

With only a day left until voting closes for the upcoming virtual celebration of the country’s premier music awards show, MYX Awards 2020, fans are called on to cast votes for performing artists in its diverse list of categories. In the time of the pandemic, when the world is, without warning, put to a standstill, the country’s top music authority turns to the virtual stage to award the industry’s best this 2020.

Brand & Marketing
July 9, 2020

On the heels of its recent announcement of safety protocols implemented in response to the new normal lifestyle, McDonald’s launched a video that harks back on an advertising classic–portraying how small, seemingly mundane moments are still possible despite the new normal.

Exhibit
July 8, 2020

Dubai-based Filipino fashion genius and creative powerhouse Michael Cinco continues to revel on his mastery of the art of design to paint poetry in motion through the lens of Jef Anog in this exclusive editorial featuring his ornate, handcrafted fashion.

Lifestyle
July 8, 2020

As the anniversary of the 18th and last apparition of the Virgin Mary draws closer, the Shrine of Lourdes announces that it is set to virtually host a pilgrimage for the whole world, on July 16, live from the Grotto of the Apparitions.

Style
July 7, 2020

In a recent digital shoot entitled Shared Love in Virtual Spaces, SM Men and SM Youth turn to the act of dressing up as a way to celebrate life despite these trying times. There are many days being cooped up at home that spirits tend to go low, and the willingness to ‘show up’ to face another day runs dry. This new collection of exuberantly vibrant clothing reminds us that there’s always something to look forward to and celebrate.

Events & Festivals
July 7, 2020

The Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival announces the 10 finalists in its Short Film Category as the premier competition sails to the virtual stage in its 16th year, in response to the major global shift brought by the pandemic.

Spaces
July 7, 2020

The present situation has highlighted the need for learning and preparing for the future, and WeWork remains committed in setting a high bar for its enterprise partners to maintain safe workplaces that enable connection, collaboration and productivity.

Music & Podcast
July 7, 2020

In its aim to bring together the best of two personalized (audio) worlds, music-sharing platform, Spotify, announces the launch of Spotify Premium Duo–a new, first-of-its-kind subscription plan rolling out in 55 markets globally, including the Philippines.

Lists & Guides
July 6, 2020

While we’re stuck at home, without direct access to the best the world has to offer, we can still do many simple things to clear our head spaces. Working with Clear Botanique,here are easy, fuss-free ways to make a clear and natural upgrade at home.

Culture
July 6, 2020

In its continuing aim to cultivate learning through its online platform, PETA (Philippine Educational Theater Association) makes full use of its reach on a more global audience this July.

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The Statement Issue

As we reach the final days of Pride Month, we zoom in on the evolved sensibilities of prominent fashion photographer BJ Pascual.

From the time he set foot in an industry he admits to know nothing about, to his storied years as a publishing and advertising fixture, the evolution of one BJ Pascual involves a constant state of becoming--an education that led to his renewed sense of self, encompassing a deeper connection and understanding of his art, his identity, and his person.

And as he continues to navigate and thus, impact a platform he puts utmost respect into, the 31-year-old creative chooses to go beyond his celebrity--transforming from a talked-about wunderkind into an advocate and a person of influence raring to make the biggest statement of all.

Enjoy the read!