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Be beautiful, save the planet
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - January 16, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the top three big players in beauty, Unilever, has delivered its first environmentally friendly brand, and it’s a winner in my book.
Shang’s ‘Red Carpet’ rolls out VIP movie viewing
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
My husband Scott and I are huge movie buffs, so we try not to miss any invitations to screenings or premieres.
How to choose from a buffet of holiday scents
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - December 19, 2018 - 12:00am
It was literally a smorgasbord of scents at Luxasia Philippines’ Holiday Scent Buffet, where they classified perfumes by fragrance family, for ease of comprehension and selection.
When ‘Ugly’ is the new cool
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - December 12, 2018 - 12:00am
They’re big, they’re chunky, and perfect for Michael Jackson moonwalking.
Cruising to Kobe, Jeju Island and Fukuoka
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - December 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Sailing to three ports of call on the ‘Costa neoRomantica,’ we discovered Kobe beyond beef, Jeju beyond K-pop and Fukuoka beyond ramen.
Lush wants to start a cosmetic revolution
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - December 3, 2018 - 12:00am
With gloved hands, Lush co-founder Rowena Bird digs into black sand and pulls out bits of waste that she tosses into a sack.
Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday inspires fun, playful fashion
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - November 28, 2018 - 12:00am
I grew up watching and loving The Mickey Mouse Club, which counts Ryan Gosling, Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera among its most famous alumni.
Hermès’ most Instagram-worthy dinner yet
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
A waiter dressed up as a chess piece put a plate of black-and-white scallops in front of me before turning at the sound of a gong and disappearing silently behind some curtains.
Walking in Alice Dixson’s footsteps
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - November 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Woody Allen once said, “Comedy is tragedy plus time,” and nowhere is that more true than in Robinsons Galleria’s viral video “Alice in Galleria Land.”
Wang’s world
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - November 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The recent launch of Uniqlo x Alexander Wang is a welcome event for Pinoys who love traveling to more temperate climes.
What Makes A Winning Terno?
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Terno-making convention and contest Ternocon 2018 culminated last night in a magical fashion and cultural show that will go down in history as the event that brought the terno back.
Romance on the high seas
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
If you love the romance of travel, or are a hopeless romantic like most of us, there is a “love boat” made just for you.
Playful Ways To Tell Time
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
Play has always been associated with the young, and Hermès wholeheartedly embraced this theme in 2018, tossing playful motifs all across the Hermès universe, from bags, scarves and shoes to fashion...
Nedy Tantoco: ‘My happiest Christmas was when Anton dressed up as Santa Claus’
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - October 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Rustan’s chairman and CEO Nedy Tantoco remembers her happiest Christmas as the time her son, SSI Group, Inc. president Anton Huang, dressed up as Santa Claus.
Simple tips to save your eyesight?
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - October 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Did you know that four out of five people who are blind could have prevented their blindness?
Skin Caviar inspires a lunch by Gaita Fores
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Last year, La Prairie started expressing its brand DNA through art, collaborating with Swiss artists at Art Basel.
How A Star is Born in fashion — whose style is completely different from Lady Gaga’s
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
On a fashion scale of one to 10, Lady Gaga usually dials it up to about 15 with her sartorial statements onstage and on the red carpet.
Taking the matte-lip trend to eyes, cheeks and nails
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - September 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Coco Chanel once said, “There are no ugly women, only lazy” ones.
Hollywood’s go-to designer opens boutique at Rustan’s
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Octavia Spencer and Mo’Nique — have won and claimed their Oscars while draped in his gowns.
Making the Terno fashionable again
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Imagine we’re at a formal event, and dozens of beautiful Filipinas are clad in ternos — some with intricate embroidery, some incorporating local weaves, all as colorful as butterflies flitting about with...
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