Summer gets hotter!

Summer gets hotter this weekend as two of my favorite activities are combined into one exciting affair. First off, Rustan’s kicks off the hottest season with a travel fair combined with an amazing showcase of summer essentials at great deals. Not your typical travel fair, Rustan’s “Your Summer Escape” presents […]

Welcome to the Age of Women Empowerment!

Welcome to the Age of Women Empowerment! March is all about celebrating International Women’s Day and the entire month. Women are forces to be reckoned with – formidable powers who push innovation and who reshape the very world we live in. Today, there is no shortage of such women. Ayala […]

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 […]

Looking forward to more in 2018

How lucky are we to have witnessed the Super Blue Blood Moon last January 31? I had to figure out what each of those words meant from an astronomy perspective. Super means a larger than usual moon when it achieves fullness at the closest point of its orbit to earth. […]

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 […]

Where to go for some high speed shopping

Speed shopping has become my expertise. I have mastered the ability to scope out a shopping labyrinth, zeroing in on key items to buy and completing the purchase in record time. Unfortunately, I always hoard and overspend but that’s another story. This Christmas, I decided to concentrate on gifts that […]

Iconic Louboutin and the Philippine Tattler Ball

“OMG! It’s Christian Louboutin!” That was my immediate reaction when I first met the amazing, world famous shoemaker at the recently held Philippine Tattler Ball. Luckily, Tatler editor Anton San Diego had given me advance notice that we would be in the same table, so I made sure to wear […]

Thankful, thankful!

There is so much to be grateful for this 2017, however exciting and challenging it may be. So on Thanksgiving Day, our family celebrated with a special turkey dinner prepared by food entrepreneur Rina Go of Nic’s. Rina’s courses included Chilean Black Mussels in White Sauce, Salmon Crunch, and Seafood […]