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    Hearth: Philux x Bea Valdes

    Events & Entertainment • By The Cluster Team • 03/02/2018 • 0 comments

       Hearth härTH/ noun the area in front of a fireplace. used as a symbol of one's home.   It begins at home, that creative hearth -- where siblings at play nurture a kinship whose roots blossom into d...

    Mond x Cluster Part II

    People Profiles • By The Cluster Team • 22/01/2018 • 0 comments

      We continue with the inspiring talk of Mond Gutierrez and Bb. Pilipinas Universe Rachel Peters. When you hear the term #fitnessgoal, you can’t help but have Mond Gutierrez face pop in your head. Las...

    Social Media

    Cluster Talks • By The Cluster Team • 15/01/2018 • 0 comments

       Social media will always be a hot topic in today’s society. Find out some of our cluster.ph contributors’ thoughts on the force that breaks the internet every single day.    

    8 BOOKS TO READ FOR 2018

    Culture • By The Cluster Team • 13/01/2018 • 0 comments

     National Bookstore helps us welcome the New Year with 8 new reads worth filling our minds with! Get ready to read your new favorite books.      Sea of StrangersLang LeavP595   BUY IT BECAUSE: Whether...


    Features • By The Cluster Team • 10/01/2018 • 0 comments

    In partnership with Rustan’s, we are giving YOU the chance to give somebody you care for a good 2018 start! Here’s how: Just the way we treat ourselves, we too love giving others a good boost of moral...

    Mond x Cluster

    People Profiles • By The Cluster Team • 08/01/2018 • 0 comments

      Raymond Gutierrez comes from a family of showbiz royalty, making him a local celebrity from the time he was very young. As an adult, he hit the ground running in the industry he knew by heart by hos...

    5 Christmas Movies You Need To Watch

    Culture • By The Cluster Team • 25/12/2017 • 0 comments

      Aside from the endless parties, what could be a better idea than cozying up in bed to watch some Christmas films? There are so many to choose from, but here are our top five holiday flicks.Home Alon...

    They've Been Good This Year

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 20/12/2017 • 0 comments

        Manila's circles are so small they say and you’re bound to run into the same faces but we really beg to differ. Believe that this vibrant city never runs out of interesting personalities. There ar...

    The Perfect Present

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 13/12/2017 • 0 comments

    The holidays are in full swing and with Christmas Eve only a few weeks away, we are all slowly but surely ticking off our lists. A child tends to get excited as presents come in the days leading up to...

    Cluster Spotlight: Models Adrian Tongko and Jaime Borromeo Aren’t In It For the Likes

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 12/12/2017 • 0 comments

        A wise woman I once saw on tv said: “We are all models on Instagram.” And we’ve all probably stumbled upon a few self-help videos to find out if that is in deed true. Find the perfect light, add a...

    Skin That Speaks

    Beauty • By The Cluster Team • 05/12/2017 • 0 comments

     Photo: Clinic Spots  Did you know that your cells communicate with each other? They express and capture messages emitted by other cells or by the environment. To keep your skin radiant and young, thi...

    DJ Ookay at Chaos Manila

    Events & Entertainment • By The Cluster Team • 04/12/2017 • 0 comments

     Chaos nightclub at City of Dreams Manila presents international DJ/Producer Ookay (pronounced “Okay”) on December 8 to set the party scene in full throttle. Paving the way for the trademark bass-lade...


    Features • By The Cluster Team • 30/11/2017 • 0 comments

     The world's hottest math teacher, Pietro Boselli and and our very own Men's Interest contributor, model and footballer Graham Caygill answer the most random questions in a fun game of "Would You Rath...

    Ready for the Crown, Part II

    People Profiles • By The Cluster Team • 25/11/2017 • 0 comments

    With just a few hours before Miss Universe's coronation night, we take a closer look at Binibining Pilipinas Universe Rachel Peters as fitspiration and personality Mond Gutierrez talks to her about th...

    The Ultimate Holiday Potluck Guide: Manila

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 21/11/2017 • 0 comments

     Holiday parties are upon us once more! Whether you're throwing an elegant get-together, attending one, or planning the company Christmas party—it doesn't have to be too stressful.  We made your life ...

    Ready for the Crown

    People Profiles • By The Cluster Team • 20/11/2017 • 0 comments

     Fil-Brit beauty Rachel Peters may have flown under the radar for a long time, but in Manila today, almost everyone knows her name.Having represented Camarines Sur in the country’s most prestigious be...

    Q & A with Jennifer E. Smith

    Culture • By The Cluster Team • 17/11/2017 • 0 comments

       I had the good fortune of meeting bestselling author Jennifer E. Smith who was in the Philippines on tour for her new Young Adult novel, WINDFALL.    “It is so much fun to be here in the Philippine...

    That’s Entertainment!

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 08/11/2017 • 0 comments

      Here is a no-brainer guide to entertaining guests without breaking a sweat, plus we present tablescapes worthy of all the Instagram likes. Start taking down notes, save this article, and yes, you’re...

    Cluster Horror Stories: What The Eye Sees

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 06/11/2017 • 0 comments

    Photo: About CDO   The Dwellers In The Tree (story from Chef Michael Borja)  Photo: Love Mindanao  “As a kid I’ve always had experiences with spirits, but this one time, on a recent family trip was my...

    Jaymee's Wins

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 03/11/2017 • 0 comments

     “I’m diagnosed with cancer!”, someone you know said. *awkward moment* Ummm.. now what??? How to act? What to say?  From the perspective of someone who’s been through it, here are a few winning tips t...

    5 Scariest Movies of All Time

    Culture • By The Cluster Team • 28/10/2017 • 0 comments

    Photo: kissthemgoodbye.netHallows, beasts, mummies, and goblins will be out to party this Halloween!  If you’re staying in, or planning a spooky movie marathon, we prepared our top 5 horror films list...


    Events & Entertainment • By The Cluster Team • 28/10/2017 • 0 comments

      The alluring world of fashion, often perceived as a rapacious industry once again proves that it is not just about the glitz and glamour.  Last October 8th, 2017, I was privileged to have witnessed ...

    Metrowear 2017: The Future of Fashion

    Events & Entertainment • By The Cluster Team • 28/10/2017 • 0 comments

      Every year, Metro Magazine under ABS CBN Publishing highlights one or more of the country’s most sought after fashion designers, showing their latest collections. This year, they train the spotlight...


    Features • By The Cluster Team • 20/10/2017 • 0 comments

       Here at @cluster.ph we’re so done with seeing “Disney-fied” kids on Halloween – one too many princesses, a dime a dozen villains, and every sidekick in between makes for an anticlimactic trick or t...


    Beauty • By The Cluster Team • 18/10/2017 • 0 comments

      On its fifth year, it was a kaleidoscope of skincare and makeup frenzy that took lovers of beauty to an adventure of games, shopping and fun at the Rustan's department store in Makati.   Setting as...

    Cluster Loves Cosplay

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 16/10/2017 • 0 comments

      Owner of Skitzo manila Cheska Yupangco is the master of Disney Villains. Seen here as Snow White's Evil Queen - both as a queen and a witch, Cruela Devil from 101 Dalmations, and The Queen of Hearts...

    Legendary Style

    Events & Entertainment • By The Cluster Team • 12/10/2017 • 0 comments

       Last July 2017, a special event was held at Bank Bar in Bonifacio Global City to announce Tiffany & Co's newest jewelry collection: Tiffany HardWear. Guests were treated to drinks, music and a earl...

    Man Meet Machine: Blade Runner 2049 Review

    Culture • By The Cluster Team • 11/10/2017 • 0 comments

    Photo: Slash Film    Photo: Slash Film Thirty Five years later the sequel to Ridley Scott’s genius, Blade Runner, finds itself back on the big screen in Blade Runner 2049 catering to an all new genera...

    Erwan Heussaff: Content Creator and Restaurateur

    People Profiles • By The Cluster Team • 04/10/2017 • 0 comments

     For the pilot episode of Cluster's People Profiles, Erwan of The Fat Kid Inside fame takes us beyond his digital influencer persona. The content creator and restaurateur shares practical wisdom, insp...

    Kevin Kwan: The Author is a Star

    Culture • By The Cluster Team • 18/09/2017 • 0 comments

       “In the Philippines, even authors are celebrities,” a fellow journalist quips as Kevin Kwan rises to escort her exit out of the interview area. The author, now-celebrity in question cheerfully enga...

    Lessons from Mars and Shakespeare with Pierce Brown

    Culture • By The Cluster Team • 02/09/2017 • 0 comments

     It’s probably a weird idea to start an interview with the writer of one of your favorite trilogies by confessing you’ve never actually read up on him prior to the interview. Especially if that author...

    An Outdoor Spirit For Every Season

    Style • By The Cluster Team • 12/08/2017 • 0 comments

        We live in frenetic times, encapsulated in our work.  We dream of ideal places immersed in nature to return to. This can be done at any time, even walking around town, by assuming a natural air, e...

    Lang Leav in Manila: ‘Sad Girls’ Book Signing Tour

    Culture • By The Cluster Team • 11/08/2017 • 0 comments

       What goes on inside a writer’s mind while creating a story? How do they survive the ending, and move on? Cluster travels into the psyche of one of  today’s intriguing contemporary writers, Lang Lea...

    Lip Service: Top 3 Fave Lippies

    Beauty • By The Cluster Team • 17/06/2017 • 0 comments

      These beauty aficionados pucker up and talk lip color, lip tips and share their all-time favorite lipsticks.  

    Guilty Pleasures

    Cluster Talks • By The Cluster Team • 06/06/2017 • 0 comments

    From the most evil of midnight snacks to the things they obsess over, a new batch of contributors go over their Guilty Pleasures. 

    RICARDO PRETO for Rustan's

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 24/05/2017 • 0 comments

      Ricardo Preto invites esteemed guests to a showcase of these exclusive collections in a series of fashion shows at Rustan’s Makati.  The theme of Ricardo Preto’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection is bou...

    Life and Beauty Hacks Mom Taught Me

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 10/05/2017 • 0 comments

    Photo: K.M. Berggren http://www.kmberggren.com  Mother's Day is just around the corner, and some of our contributors share important, heartwarming and peg-worthy life and beauty hacks they have learne...

    How to Treat/Cure Acne

    Beauty • By The Cluster Team • 26/04/2017 • 0 comments

       We all get them and sometimes in the most inopportune times. A pimple can pop up to say hello and can ruin any person’s day and take a toll on a person’s self esteem. If one pimple isn’t bad enough...

    Giving “Me” Up

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 13/04/2017 • 0 comments

    By Gerard C. Gotladera There’s a taste and texture in my mouth that I’ve been missing since this fast started: creamy, smooth, soft serve vanilla and chocolate ice cream, sweet and cool the way confec...

    Money Matters

    Cluster Talks • By The Cluster Team • 21/03/2017 • 0 comments

       At what age should we start saving? Are we the purchases we make? All matters concerning money discussed over at Cluster.ph's second Cluster Talks. Money Matters.  

    An Electric Rooftop Ride

    Fitness & Wellness • By The Cluster Team • 28/02/2017 • 0 comments

     On February 11th, Electric Studio introduced another new experience in Philippine fitness. For the very first time, the Electric bikes were unleashed from the four walls of the studio and took over t...

    Love, Now

    Cluster Talks • By The Cluster Team • 13/02/2017 • 0 comments

      In time for Valentine's day, Cluster's contributors talk about what love is like, now. Presenting the very first round table discussion on Cluster Talks.  

    The Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Guide

    Features • By The Cluster Team • 15/12/2016 • 0 comments

     While the lights glitter the streets, in Christmas decorations and traffic sights, the challenge of shopping for gifts months in advance, remains insurmountable for most of us. Work piles up, the par...