I have my own doll!

Move over Barbie, I have my own doll! To my delightful amazement, Mhon Lumabe, a Filipino working in Brunei created two personalized dolls wearing miniature versions of my gowns by fashion designer Cherry Veric. Posted on his Instagram account @fashiondollbn, Mhon first made a replica of my white gown for […]

Strong and Sexy February

Strong and sexy are keywords that seem targeted to those 30 and below. Thanks to my weekly Bikram Yoga classes at the Ollay Aninion Bikram Manila Studio, and my running stints with our Girls Run For Breakfast group, I am thrilled to sometimes hear those words thrown my way. At […]

Brooklyn Beckham in Manila

You can somehow determine the age group of the people around you based on the topic of their conversations. For the past week, there have been only two hot topics in almost of all the hen lunches, cocktail parties and beer sessions in our city. For millennials, the arrival of […]

New Year’s resolutions – if I had any

I was too busy having fun over the holidays that I didn’t have time to make any New Year’s resolutions. Well, I guess that’s all for the better because now I wont feel bad about breaking resolutions that I never made. Spending less on shopping would have been a good […]

Oktoberfest for the Senses

One of the most utilized areas in a home is the bathroom. With an average of an hour a day in the bathroom, it is ideal that the spaces have innovative sanitary fittings with water saving technology as well. Grohe, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings, has committed itself […]

Sun Life Estate planning

There’s a famous saying about death and taxes that I’m thinking of, except that those are two things I never like to think about. Thank goodness there is Sun Life of Canada around who can deal with those things. Sun Life recently hosted an intimate gathering of friends at the […]

Wilcon at 40

With an extensive selection of homebuilding and construction supply, Wilcon Depot has been the forerunner in providing its valued customers with the most premium building materials and home furnishings under one roof. Giving quality and service in their 39 stores to date, Wilcon plans to increase by seven more next […]

Happiness and Time – Happy Skin & Swatch

Time can never be reversed, so value every minute. And what better way is there to keep checking the time, than by strapping on a Swatch? I had an advance sneak peek at the pick of the latest Swatch watches at the recent, private, afternoon launch party of the Swatch […]

From Germany: The luxury of a bespoke kitchen

Traveling to beautiful destinations and meeting fascinating people are some of the perks of my work as a lifestyle columnist. When the trip is related to interior design, I am doubly excited. One such trip was a visit to a strikingly remarkable German kitchen manufacturer in Herford, Germany. Last year, […]

Wilcon Depot opens new branch in Bacolod!

With the country’s robust economy and flexible banking home loans, more Filipinos nowadays are able to finally purchase a home. This presents an opportunity for business-savvy individuals to engage into the business of build-and-sell. Although it is financially and emotionally very rewarding, building a house for profit is a huge […]