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Park Seo-Jun is now the face of BYS cosmetics
by Monique Toda - October 1, 2020 - 12:00am
I have personally met Korean superstar Park Seo-Jun. It was for only 15 minutes, and it was an interview and not a social gathering, but it counts, right? Approximately around the same time last year, I was face...
Are sneakers the new art form?
by Monique Toda - September 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The most expensive sneakers ever made? The solid-gold OVO x Air Jordans at US$2 million
Eye candy
by Monique Toda - September 24, 2020 - 12:00am
These nine Instagram accounts feature glorious food preparations that are unadulterated eye candy.
Is there a shortcut to happiness?
by Monique Toda - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Apparently, there are physiological ways that can fast-track happiness.
How do top stars keep fit and sexy?
by Monique Toda - September 2, 2020 - 12:00am
The famous IU diet, named after the K-pop queen and actress, consists of an apple for breakfast, one sweet potato for lunch, and a protein shake at night.
How deep is your love?
by Monique Toda - August 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Fans of Korean stars are so creative, devoted and selfless. They pamper their idols with fan art, food trucks, charity work, birthday billboards and military discharge welcome, to name a few displays of affecti...
So what are you reading now?
by Monique Toda - August 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Don’t talk to me when I am engrossed in a book because it will be futile. Your words will just be soundless, meaningless.
Fashion reset
by Monique Toda - July 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Fashion is one of the industries that have been hardest hit by the pandemic.
Korean superstars’ super homes
by Monique Toda - July 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Lee Min-ho and Hyun Bin are neighbors, G-Dragon and Kim Soo-hyun enjoy Han River views
The Ultimate Styles in K-Dramas
by Monique Toda - July 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Korean fashion is a thing now. Since the Hallyu Wave, people have taken notice of Korean trends, as seen among K-pop and K-drama stars.
Cuteness overload in the kitchen
by Monique Toda - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Let me warn you ahead of time: This is a super feel-good column. It will simply make your day.
A new breed of lockdown talents
by Monique Toda - June 24, 2020 - 12:00am
If there is an upside to this COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine, it’s that many people have rediscovered themselves.
How our sassy girl Oh Yeon Seo stays ageless
by Monique Toda - June 10, 2020 - 12:00am
As Korean beauty standards go global in popularity, I was quite excited when South Korean skincare line AHC invited us to a virtual event to get to know it products, meet its beautiful global ambassador Oh Yeon Seo,...
Beauties go down to earth
by Monique Toda - May 24, 2020 - 12:00am
These beautiful women ventured into gardening as their personal reactions to this pandemic. Instead of wilting under the heavy cloud of fear and anxiety, they bloom.
I am a graduate of Lockdown University
by Monique Toda - May 10, 2020 - 12:00am
As the days of the lockdown extend, I take advantage of it and use it for “me time.” Like most people, before all of this, my life was quite full and busy.
The secrets of the ‘Glass-skinned’ korean star
by Monique Toda - April 8, 2020 - 12:00am
One of the ways to cope with the ongoing crisis when it gets too intense or emotionally draining is to escape.
Finding purpose and meaning in the time of quarantine
by Monique Toda - April 1, 2020 - 12:00am
When this lockdown period is over, I would like to look back and think I didn't let it dampen my spirit.
Tessa Mendoza & her visual gospel
by Monique Toda - March 1, 2020 - 12:00am
On inspiration, Tessa says it’s her ‘deep fascination for the Holy Scripture. It never ceases to amaze me. It’s dynamic, effective, reflective, both mysterious and perceptible.’
Korean celebrities as the face of fashion
by Monique Toda - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Luxury fashion is looking towards the east.
The K-Files
by Monique Toda - February 2, 2020 - 12:00am
A list of Korean dramas with extraordinary plots to spark your obsession
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