An Evening with America Ferrera at Live Talks LA

I have always been fascinated with cultures from different countries. Culture is a  beautiful thing- it makes us unique, different, interesting and is definitely a gift. Being a Filipino living in the United States, I’ve always embraced my own culture and the American culture. The first time I came to America was in 1979 during […]

Recycled Fashion at Festival of Arts Laguna Beach

Every summer the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach holds its annual Fashion Show and I always look forward to attending. I’ve been to a lot of fashion shows but this is one of my favorites. Why? It’s because of the artist creative and dramatic designs using recycled materials – paper/shopping bags, tissue papers, CD’s, […]

A One on One with Nick Verreos, Fashion Guru and FIDM Spokesperson

It was an honor to interview the always ever busy Nick Verreos. Ever since I started blogging and being a social media aficionado I’ve been following Nick’s career. The first time I met Nick was at an event in Macy’s South Coast Plaza. I was blown away by how Nick connected with his audience and […]

Indie Beauty Expo hits DTLA

January 24 kicked off Indie Beauty Expo in Los Angeles. Day 1 – Press/Buyer Access and Consumer Shopping Event Day 2 – “Trade Indie” reserved for industry professionals. It was my first time to attend IBE in Los Angeles and I must say I really did have a lot of fun. There were many indie […]

I won a $500 giveaway from Katharine Story

On November 24, the day after Thanksgiving, I went for a hike near the Ventura pier. I took a break to look at my Instagram account. I was tagged from @katharinestory with the message “We have a winner! Ruchel @popbuffruchel please contact the boutique or DM us to claim your prize.” Sure, I joined the […]

Anti-Cancer Challenge Celebration with Sheryl Crow

The ’90s was the decade of grunge music and alternative rock. It was also the time where you could buy 10 CD’s in the mail and get a couple CD’s for free. I love all kinds of music  … and Sheryl Crow’s CD was one of the CD’s I bought during the 90s. The CD […]

Superstar tennis player Maria Sharapova launches book in Los Angeles

On September 15, I had the opportunity to meet tennis superstar Maria Sharapova. The professional tennis player and five-time Grand Slam winner launched her book entitled Unstoppable: My Life So Far at the Barnes and Noble The Grove in Los Angeles. Rockin’ a blue long sleeve pin-striped shirt and light brown baggy pants, she looked […]

Brian May founder of Queen Launches 3D book at Book Soup

On July 24, rock legend Brian May, founder of the band Queen hosted a book signing event at Book Soup in West Hollywood. I’ve always been a Queen fan ever since I was in elementary school in the Philippines. I’d hear the beautiful music of Queen from my cousins  who were six-10 years older than me. […]

Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters Celebrating 85 Years of Arts

Every year for about 10 years my friends and family never failed to see this theatrical spectacle Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters during the summer art fest in the beautiful Laguna Beach. Aside from the one-of-a-kind living pictures, it also includes musical theater, a narrator that tells the story behind the art, and a […]

Michelle Branch Performs at House of Blues Anaheim

Michelle Branch who brought us hits such as “Everywhere“, “All You Wanted“, and “The Game of Love” in early 2000’s is back on the road with The Hopeless Romantic Tour. I could not be more excited to see her live last July 23 at the House of Blues in Anaheim. When I told a friend […]