10 Things We’re Loving Now: Bacon Salt, the Begin Again soundtrack, Tetris Lamps + more

Add bacon salt to Sherlock and what do you get?


(SPOT.ph) We don’t know about you but we’ve had the Begin Again soundtrack on loop for about a week now. Plus: ice-cube faces, the coolest lamp you’ll ever want, a water-resistant bag for those pesky tiny umbrellas, a Sherlock poster to keep the waiting blues away, and more!



Gouache Harvey (P3,500)

The rainy season is upon us and we're tired of squeezing our bodies, lunch boxes, and bags in one tiny umbrella. We know: something is always going to get wet. Try this water-resistant pack from Gouache. We never warmed up to those plastic totes, we love the softness of fabric and the elegance of a simple silhouette. The waxed surface makes it resistant to water-inside and out-and leather accents and antique-finish metalwork add laid-back chicness. The Harvey was meant as a camera bag, but there's no law that says you can't use it for your daily basic paraphernalia. It's just too darn pretty not to show off every day.


Available at www.gouachebags.com


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Angry Birds Bento Shaper (P200/set)

Moms are upping their baon repertoire. It’s no longer about finding a sandwich in plastic cling wrap in your bag. It’s about opening a lunchbox and seeing the cutest setup: bunny rice on a patch of grass kangkong, car-shaped mashed potatoes with sushi wheels. Make your packed lunch more creative with these Angry Birds patterns.

Available at Bento Mommas




Bacon Salt

Some things don’t really require explanation. It’s BACON salt. Just sprinkle it on anything and you have that instant delicious bacon flavor.

Available at The Food Bin, The Blue Kitchen, and Epicurious



One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak (P998)

We have to admit that we picked this up because Ryan from The Office wrote it. It’s not a good reason to buy a book...but after reading it, we’re glad we were blinded by his, erm, charms. It’s filled with stories that will make you smirk, giggle, and laugh-simple and straightforward, like the minimalist book cover.

Available at Fully Booked





Sherlock Poster (P250)

It has Benedict Cumberbatch’s face.

Available at Fully Booked




Limited Edition Philippine Starbucks Card (with Tumbler, P595)

For some people, Starbucks is a lifestyle. If you’re one of them: there’s a new card that’s available tomorrow (July 29), exclusively to the Philippines. Hardcore collectors can get this special item with a limited-edition tumbler, which features the same Philippine Eagle and banig design. (And, if that’s not enough, they’re also rewarding customers who load up at least P1,500 with an additional P300 from July 29 to July 31.)

Available in Starbucks outlets





Tetris Light (P1, 500)

Your favorite game as a kid can now be your favorite conversation piece in any room (and a very pretty source of illumination).

Available at Mini COOLectibles


DC Vintage Comics Postcards (P1, 500)

Snail mail doesn’t have to be dead, and neither do these versions of our beloved superheroes wearing their underwear on the outside.

Available at Heima




The Gentleman’s Ice Cube Tray by Kikkerland (P350)

Who says being a gentleman isn’t cool?

Available at Fully Booked.



Begin Again Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Sing along to your favorite songs from the movie starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, and Adam Levine. The soundtrack features singles like "Lost Stars," "Tell Me If You Wanna Go Home," and "Like A Fool."

Available at all Odyssey Music & Video stores.

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