Based on the celebrated comic book arc, this epic action-adventure takes Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan. Out of his depth in an unknown world he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before.
Also starring Famke Janssen, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Rila Fukushima, Tao Okamoto, Brian Tee, Will Yun Lee, and Hal Yamanouchi, and directed by James Mangold, “The Wolverine” hits theaters on July 26th, 2013.
Once again, Beyonce fans are fawning over the full release of her new single, “Grown Woman”. Produced by Timbaland, showing off her always-stellar vocals in a catchy, upbeat and empowering tune, hit play and shake your booty to the track below.
Wanderland 2013, The Great Gatsby + the soundtrack, eyewear from Shop YAWYW and Last Days Manila II. Read on.
Wanderland 2013 – Spectacular live performances (oh my god, The Temper Trap made my life), a massive crowd (quite massive, I couldn’t keep track of all the flower crowns, bandanas and feathered headdresses), the first ever run of the music and arts festival turned out pretty well. Props to the Karpos kids. | See photos of the event on their Facebook page.
Sunnies from ShopYAWYW – Well, we recently launched our online shopping site and with a self-professed addiction to eyewear, I just had to get first dibs on these babies. Aren’t they gorgeous? If you want one (or all), you know what to do.
The Great Gatsby – Heaven knows how waiting for this film’s premiere strained my patience. That being said, I had to go see it on the first night it showed here in Manila. And the verdict? At par with–and perhaps, exceeded a little bit of my expectations. Stellar acting from the cast, beyond beautiful costume design and production, and visually stunning like any other Baz Luhrmann-piece, FOOL, GET OUT OF YOUR SEAT AND GO TO THE THEATERS TO SEE THIS IF YOU HAVEN’T YET!
The Great Gatsby Soundtrack – And right after seeing the film, there’s no better way to make the good impression last than to drown yourself in its perfect OST. My personal favorites? “Together” (The xx), “Over the Love” (Florence & The Machine), “Love is Blindness” (Jack White), “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody” (Fergie, Q-Tip and Goon Rock), “No Church In the Wild” (Jay Z & Kanye West) and “Young and Beautiful” (Lana Del Rey). See how I practically enumerated the entire track list? Yes, it’s THAT good.
Last Days Manila II 25.05.13 - Where have the good ol’ days gone? When underground/warehouse parties were all the rage? Well, Last Days Manila, now on its second run (the first one last year at Edifice Studios was nothing short of awesome) is bringing it back. At the moment, the party’s location remains a mystery. But fret not, they’ve been leaving us breadcrumbs in the form of cryptic tweets, videos and photos. So, if you don’t want to miss this excitingly hipster shindig, hit the follow button on their Twitter and Tumblr accounts. See you there this Saturday?
Topshop is better-late-than-never with their very own festival collection, “The Road to Coachella”, featuring Kate Bosworth. Consisting of 16 wonderfully kind-of hipster pieces, the collection celebrates music and a summer with Kate’s touch of her personal style to the designs. Check out the short film below and purchase the full collection here.
UNSCHLD is back with a new collection coinciding with their store re-opening tomorrow afternoon, May 18th, at Ronac Art Center. This season, the menswear label steps up the game up with their staples–tees, button-downs, parkas with some 5-panel caps in the mix drawing inspiration from their self-taught philosophy as a brand. Scroll down to see a preview of their new stuff and head over to their Facebook page for to view the look book and the collection as a whole.