'Giving Hearts' marks the social scene's first face-to-face event
by Frannie Jacinto - April 6, 2022 - 12:00am
It was almost back to normal socializing (but with health measures in mind) for last week’s gathering of the charitable Best Dressed Women of the Philippines for their project, Giving Hearts.
Paulo Bautista & Danielle Osmeña: I Do, I Zoom!
by Frannie Jacinto - June 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Danielle Osmeña and her seamstress made a total of 17 dresses for her mom and mother-in-law, three sisters, bridesmaids and her yaya Juliet of 27 years for her wedding to Paulo Bautista at St. Alphonsus...
'I wish I had told my dad Ito Curata how much I cared for him'
by Frannie Jacinto - April 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Death without goodbyes, death without even knowing that your beloved has gone.
Arte Povera: Italian landscape
by Frannie Jacinto - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Italian art has always stood out for its outstanding beauty, yet the Arte Povera movement, which spanned from the '60s to the '80s dispensed with the notion that beauty should always prevail.
A musical evening for peace with Joey and Marissa Concepcion
by Frannie Jacinto - January 8, 2020 - 12:00am
For the past several years, businessman and Presidential Assistant on Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion and his gracious wife Marissa have hosted an annual appreciation dinner in their spacious Makati home.
From Slims, then london and paris, Dani Osmeña launches her own label
by Frannie Jacinto - December 4, 2019 - 12:00am
It took some time and more than a few odd jobs before Dani Osmeña discovered her passion for design.
Filipiniana stands out at Tatler Ball
by Frannie Jacinto - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Sophisticated Filipiniana elegance stood out during the 18th anniversary of the exclusive Philippine Tatler Ball for its handpicked 500 guests.
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...
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