Fantastic Flourishing Filipinos

Being Asian has never been so current and hip especially after the Crazy Rich Asians movie. Asians are also increasingly conquering the global fashion market like the acquisition of Italian brand FILA by a Korean company. Founded in 1911 in Italy, FILA is now owned and operated from South Korea […]

All systems go for the Red Charity Gala!

Taking a breather from all the preparations of the upcoming Red Charity Gala, I attended the recent launch of the new furniture collection of world-renowned designer Kenneth Cobonpue. Not so long ago, in a galaxy not far, far away, The Walt Disney Company Philippines and furniture brand KENNETHCOBONPUE joined forces […]

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 […]