2016: WHAT A YEAR

4 annual year ender posts after, 2016 marked my 3rd year with Fatlace – a group which I consider more than just being “car friends”. As the curtains close for this year, memories that solidified the “local car scene” into the map resonates in the back of my head. Comparing 2016 with 2015 in terms…

ILLEST MANILA AT THE RAIL

Illest, being one of the most sought after brands in streetwear/lifestyle, plays a huge role in the automotive scene. Mark Arcenal the founder of Fatlace/Illest, a renowned automotive enthusiast seeks inspiration from classic cars and all things positive within the “lifestyle”.  Mark, a proud Filipino decided to bring the brand to Philippine shores 3 years…

OFFSET KINGS OKAYAMA AT SUNRISE

Sunrise at the Land of the Rising Sun. One of the most awaited stops on the Offset Kings 2016 calendar just wrapped up, Okayama, Japan. Visiting the Okayama Prefecture is a must not only as a car enthusiast, but also for someone who looks up to traditional Japanese culture. A 3-hour drive away from the busy streets of…

Paradise International Music Festival Recap Part 2

Manila’s music festival scene went up a notch with the success of Paradise International Music Festival. The whole day event had multi-genre performances from Giniling Festival, Lenses, Yolanda Moon, Maude, The Airplane Boys, Katsy Lee, Cheats, Clara Benin, Hale, Jessica Milner, DJ Nina x Joyce Pring, 4th Impact, Itchyworms, Up Dharma Down, Austin Mahone, Rudimental, Wiz…

Paradise International Music Festival

For the first time ever, record producer, song writer, designer, artist Kanye West will perform in the Philippines. Yes, you read it right – “Yeezus” will be in town. All thanks to Paradise International Music Festival (Paradise IMF), the organizer, for setting the stage for one of the most talked about artists in our generation. Paradise IMF is…

Looking back at 2015

Let me start my annual year-ender with a quick background on what I do on a daily basis. I am a Social Media Specialist for a television network in the Philippines. What we do is we basically drive traffic on our website through different platforms by creating different contents on our website. I write here…

Recap: The Sole Academy Sneaker Carnival

It just happened. Sole Academy held the Sneaker Carnival. Being a first of its kind, the big day gathered ‘sneakerheads’ from different parts of the country. As a whole lifestyle event, the sneaker distributor tapped different connected markets for a fun-filled day at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. Connected markets? Yes, as the Sneaker Carnival provided music, games, food,…