Criselda Lontok dedicates her show to Ching Montinola
by Frannie Jacinto - August 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Criselda Lontok did something different and touching during her fashion show last Thursday at Rustan’s Makati.At the end of the show, Criselda wistfully said: “I dedicated the show to my dear cousin Ching...
Conchitina Bernardo finds her (painting) style
by Frannie Jacinto - August 7, 2019 - 12:00am
After a series of health scares due to a heart condition several years ago, Conchitina Sevilla Bernardo decided to take up painting at Sunshine Place in Makati to de-stress.
Not breakfast, but dinner, at Tiffany’s
by Frannie Jacinto - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am
With the opening of the new Tiffany & Co. flagship store at Greenbelt 4, Makati, one need not go abroad to shop for legendary Tiffany jewelry.
Dr. Norman San Agustin raises funds for Mammo on Wheels
by Frannie Jacinto - June 12, 2019 - 12:00am
With the Celebreast fundraising dinner awash with ladies and gents wearing pink, guests clearly showed their overwhelming support for Dr. Norman San Agustin’s advocacy: to cure breast cancer through early...
A children’s party for Christian Baverey
by Frannie Jacinto - May 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Christian Baverey turned a young 80 years old with a festive celebration that was organized by his wife, former supermodel and current European car rallyist Tetta Agustin.
Marielle Benitez & Dave Javellana: Like in sports, true love never quits
by Frannie Jacinto - April 7, 2019 - 12:00am
After 20 years of friendship and a passion for football, Dave Torres Javellana knew that he’d found his life-long partner in Marielle Moya Benitez.
Assumption class 1968 makes its reunion more meaningful
by Frannie Jacinto - March 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Assumption Class 1968 (ACHS68) has always been united since they started schooling in San Lorenzo Village, Makati.
Timeless Criselda: ‘I never believed in fads’
by Frannie Jacinto - March 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Criselda Lontok knows what women like.
Karen Concepcion wakes up the fashion world with her banig bags
by Frannie Jacinto - February 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Karen’s Tindahan started as a fluke when it was set up a year ago.
Concert pianist Hiyas Hila performs for her benefactor Nene Quimson
by Frannie Jacinto - February 10, 2019 - 12:00am
It took more than a decade and a half for art patron Nene Tuason Quimson to meet her Asian Cultural Council scholar Hiyas Hila.
Cookie attraction
by Frannie Jacinto - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
It never dawned on sultry beauty and brains Isabel Floirendo-Lagdameo that Brendan Murphy, her New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business classmate, was attracted to her.
Randy Ortiz marks 30 years of making women feel ‘feminine, soft, beautiful’
by Frannie Jacinto - January 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Randy Ortiz has been creating beautiful clothes for 30 years.
Cecile Licad shows why Chopin is the ‘poet of the piano’
by Frannie Jacinto - December 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Art patron and Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Society president Nedy Tantoco’s short introduction succinctly describes the musical evening: “What’s in store for us is nothing short of a world-class...
Lucy Torres Gomez named Most Stylish by ‘Tatler’
by Frannie Jacinto - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Tatler Ball has always been the most anticipated event of the year and for its 17th anniversary, it certainly surpassed expections.
What makes an elegant Filipina?
by Frannie Jacinto - October 24, 2018 - 12:00am
For the past three years, “Elegant Filipinas” organizers headed by Tingting Cojuangco, Zelda Kienle and Fortune Ledesma have chosen women who epitomize elegance and style at the Diamond Hotel.
La bella vida of Tina Cuevas
by Frannie Jacinto - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Tina Cuevas found the perfect excuse to have friends join her for a double celebration a couple of Sundays ago — the 51st anniversary of her family’s Sulo Riviera hotel, and turning another year you...
Love in the digital age
by Frannie Jacinto - August 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Jessica Tan Gan and athlete/businessman Earl Yap were set up by their older sisters who were friends from high school.
Fashion icon Criselda Lontok celebrates 35
by Frannie Jacinto - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Esteemed designer Criselda Lontok is as beautiful as the clothes she makes.
35 questions for Criselda
by Frannie Jacinto - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Interviewer: Hi, Criselda, is it okay if we follow you around and ask you a few questions?
A diplomatic jam with Hiroku Kokubu
by Frannie Jacinto - August 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Music’s universality was proven once again during the mini concert of acclaimed Japanese jazz pianist Hiroko Kokubu at the Forbes Park residence of Ambassador Koji Haneda and his charming wife Ihoko.
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