Hello, September!

So what’s the fuss about Jose Mari Chan and the beginning of the ‘ber months? At the intimate, joint birthday dinner party hosted by Philippine Tatler editor Anton San Diego for Fila CEO Cris Albert and me, we started singing classic Jose Mari Chan songs and joked about how we […]

Why it’s easy to age beautifully now

Hello September! This month officially welcomes my exciting mid-50s! It’s an age of wellness, enlightenment and inner beauty and peace. It is also the time when science and technology have become essential tools for beautifully and gracefully aiding the aging process. Without going through the knife, I have discovered so […]

World scholars debate the fate of our world

The future looks so bright, was what I could see when I watched all the brilliant kids competing in the Global Round of World Scholar’s Cup in Melbourne. Seeing teams of 13-year-olds from all over the world debating various issues from pop culture to climate change was just amazing. The […]

Marry me at the Mariott

I do! I love all things about weddings… the preparations, the gowns, the flowers, the set design, the speeches… everything! So when I recently attended the Marry Me At Marriott Bridal Show, I was so delighted to experience the bridal styling of different suppliers of the trade. Created by Marriott […]

What a difference a year makes!

What a difference a year makes! At one of our family dinners, we discussed where the phrase, “this too shall pass” came from. Whatever its origin, the adage is quite relevant during these times, especially for our family. At this year’s State of the Nation Address, President Duterte discussed significant […]

(Gucci) Fashion makes the world more interesting

Fashion makes the world a lot more interesting. It is only in this colorful and stylish world where creative juices may flow freely with no technical boundaries or design limitations. In the fashion world, Gucci is one of the leading brands that has been pushing fashion’s boundaries for decades. The latest […]

Love is in the air!

Love knows when the time is right! My hubby Dennis and I started dating, got engaged and were married within eight months. This month, we are celebrating our 24th on the 24th. It’s been 2.4 decades of happy memories, countless travels and four wonderful children, and now we are even […]

Happy Father’s Day!

Bless all the fathers and grandfathers today as we celebrate Happy Father’s Day! It’s probably the only day that they are shown more love and affection than mothers! It is an extra special day for my dad, Alex Prieto, because today, June 17, is also his 57th wedding anniversary with […]