7 most impolite gifts you can give
by Bea Ledesma - December 6, 2013 - 12:00am
The secret to gift giving? Don’t give presents that make you look like an a**hole
Putting comfort food on the map
by Bea Ledesma - October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
At Kettle it’s not about breaking new ground or flouting rules, but sending out food that leaves you happy and content.
Some tasty fried food with your beer? Welcome to Prost
by Bea Ledesma - September 26, 2013 - 12:00am
At Prost, German for ‘beer,’ restaurateurs Dom Hernandez and Mark von Grabowski created a casual eatery that embraces the thirsty diner with warm, loving, German-esque arms.
27 closets worth raiding
by Bea Ledesma - July 28, 2013 - 12:00am
In 1922, a team of British explorers cracked the secret entrance to King Tutankhamun’s tomb, unearthing, in no particular order: a gold throne, gilt chariots, jars of perfume, overflowing baskets filled with...
Oh, caftan, my caftan!
by Bea Ledesma - July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
Caftans are sooo 14th century — but that doesn’t mean they’ve lost their modern appeal. There’s a case to be made for wafting down a staircase in front of a captive audience and making...
Sarah Jessica Parker loves the shopping, the jeepneys and even the traffic in Manila
by Bea Ledesma - May 19, 2013 - 12:00am
How does Sarah Jessica Parker look on a regular Saturday morning?
They’re playing our song at The Pen
by Bea Ledesma - February 7, 2013 - 12:00am
Not everyone gets a private show during Valentine’s.
From clothing to cupcakes
by Bea Ledesma - December 6, 2012 - 12:00am
There’s a brand-new cupcake bakery in town.
The fashion editor as history maker
by Bea Ledesma - November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
What makes a great fashion image?” a review praising the new Vogue tome asked. “The Editor’s Eye celebrates the work of Vogue’s boundary-pushing fashion editors.”
Meet the furnishing line equivalent of an ‘it’ bag
by Bea Ledesma - October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
You’ll know you’ve made it,” a friend once informed me, “when the labels you buy are no longer ‘it’ bags, but high-end home furnishings.”
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