Millet M. Mananquil
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Bench x Katutubo: ‘It was a leap of faith’
by Millet M. Mananquil - September 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Ben Chan and Mons Romulo give their nationalist heart and soul to promote local.
The untold Vietnamese-Filipino love story
by Millet M. Mananquil - September 13, 2020 - 12:00am
How Agnes Huibonhoa’s father met her mother: Marcel Hui Bon Hoa of Vietnam shopped at Poulex in Manila on his way to Paris. He also bagged the heart of the beautiful Poule Tankeh.
Dressing up safely for the pandemic
by Millet M. Mananquil - September 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Tryst and Una Ricci team up to offer masks, PPEs, coveralls and Scentsor N9 Pure Silver, an FDA-certified spray from the UK that kills 99 percent of viruses.
Patriotic chic
by Millet M. Mananquil - August 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Three ladies who are among Manila's best-dressed women each with a distinct style embody patriotic chic.
A fine eye for local
by Millet M. Mananquil - August 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The golden age of local is here.
In San Francisco, there’s a hearty story called Manila bowl
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Frances Tanchanco has the right fire and genes in her blood and she wants the American palate to be warmed by Filipino food.
Power cooks
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 16, 2020 - 12:00am
These men sometimes take a break from their desks to enjoy the thrill of the grill.
Dress code: Pambahay
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 15, 2020 - 12:00am
When World War III better known as COVID-19 came, we had to wear battle gear.
Where in the Philippines would it be more fun to spend lockdown?
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Lucky are they who got to spend the past lockdown months in places they hold dear in their hearts. Or new places where they could discover new thrills and skills.
Hyun Bin on life, happiness, fitness and modeling for bench
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 5, 2020 - 12:00am
My mind is filled with images of Hyun Bin. Hyun Bin to the right of me, Hyun Bin to the left of me. That is the effect of this Korean actor on fans after watching his K-dramas, the most recent of which is Crash Landing...
Benny's Place opens with new look, new dishes and old, fond memories
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
The Tantocos are purveyors of a distinctlifestyle, which includes fashion and food.The industry crossover began decadesago when Rustan’s opened a restaurant in their Makati store.
Dreaming of a new day with Criselda Lontok
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 1, 2020 - 12:00am
We all dream of a new day.
When all this is over, which place do you yearn to visit?
by Millet M. Mananquil - June 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Not all who wander are lost.” This quote, attributed to JRR Tolkien, is written on a keychain left at home by my wandering daughter Raya, who now stays put in Los Angeles with her husband Ben and son Ewan Gregory....
Lessons from lockdown
by Millet M. Mananquil - June 17, 2020 - 12:00am
These strange times allowed me a fresh start, new perspectives and a humbler heart.
Mini Bags are Big news
by Millet M. Mananquil - June 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Do not belittle mini bags. They’ve been around longer than us. And they convey big statements.
Looks and Lessons from Korea’s Oscars
by Millet M. Mananquil - June 10, 2020 - 12:00am
It was simply sophisticated. The actresses came in subdued white, beige or black.
Ricardo Preto: ‘I love designing and living in the Philippines. I feel that God lives here.’
by Millet M. Mananquil - June 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Ricardo Preto is excited. The robust, handsome and 6’3” tall Portuguese designer is all set for the opening of Rustan’s stores this Friday.
We love you too, Hyun Bin! You’re so Smart!
by Millet M. Mananquil - May 31, 2020 - 12:00am
We love Hyun Bin so much, we can’t wait till tomorrow noon when the big “RiVeal” is aired.
Hyun Bin for Bench: Can we pinch your dimples?
by Millet M. Mananquil - May 31, 2020 - 12:00am
Ben Chan has done it again.
‘My universe has turned Filipino,’ says Lesley Mobo
by Millet M. Mananquil - May 27, 2020 - 12:00am
The London-based design genius says he found Paradise in the Aklan village he was itching to leave 21 years ago.
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