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A Maltese Gift-Guide: Luisa Diacono

Posted by in Art, Artisans, Fashion, Gifts

Stylish, bold and beautifully hand-painted: Designer Luisa Diacono’s shawls make a perfect gift this festive season! With just over a week to go to Christmas, there will be many who will buy foreign brands and mass-produced items as gifts, but why not invest in something more local? Luisa Diacono, an artist and interior designer by trade, has been hand-painting shawls for years, and here we talk to her about what goes into making them and who they would make a great present for! “Each season, I make it a point…read more

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IT’S CHUCKY FROM YOUTUBE, BITCHES!

Posted by in Artists, Digital Media, Exclusive

Chucky Bartolo of Valherovlog fame talks art in Malta exclusively to us! Chucky Bartolo is the ultimate package when it comes to vlogging: he’s hilarious, he’s honest, he’s timely, and he always points out his mane underneath the hat/cap he uses to cover it – not in this video, obviously, although if you look closely he’s wearing a hat here too! What compelled me to ask Chucky to be featured on the blog, however, was the fact that he offers his viewers something that many Maltese, and indeed foreign, vloggers…read more

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The Promising Andi Attard

Posted by in Music

Malta’s music scene is littered with supposed “singers” who are better known for their antics than for their talents, but every now and then an artist bursts onto the scene with so much promise that you can’t help but rejoice. And Andi Attard is one of them. At 17-years-old, she has written, composed the music for and performed her first song. ‘We Can Try’, which you can listen to in the video above, was produced and mixed by Peter Borg at Railway Studios, and having been released just two months…read more

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Sponsored: Breil’s ROCKmantic Necklace

Posted by in Fashion, Jewellery, Sponsored

The genius of Breil: ROCKmantic is two necklaces in one. Founded in 1906, Breil has long created iconic pieces that have triggered the imagination of many – I mean, who doesn’t remember the Breil snake necklace? Now, they’re back with a new design that promises to be just as personalisable and versatile. The ROCKmantic necklace is a simple chain that can go from daring-evening to rock-chic in a second. Two steel drops at the end of the necklace slide down the entire length to create a pendant-like design from the links, turning…read more

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