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.
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....
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.
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.
No barber? no problem!
by Millet M. Mananquil - May 13, 2020 - 12:00am
With barber shops and salons closed during the lockdown, men are beginning to look like cavemen. But four men found out that the women beside them in their caves are multitaskers.
by Millet M. Mananquil - April 29, 2020 - 12:00am
What they wear, and what they realize during lockdown.
The facemask: Symbol of our hopes, dreams & fears
by Millet M. Mananquil - April 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Superheroes wear one.
Tetta Agustin-Baverey: bold & bald & beautiful badge of courage
by Millet M. Mananquil - April 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Tetta Agustin-Baverey is one of the most fearless, maverick businesswomen I know.
Dr. Z & Aivee Teo: bible reading, gadget detox, parlor games, cooking
by Millet M. Mananquil - April 12, 2020 - 12:00am
In the case of the well-knit Teo family Drs. Z and Aivee, and their children Ken-Z, 12; Kenzo, 8; and Keli, 7 there are five changes that have been wrought in their daily lifestyle.
Lito & Kim Camacho: Collecting memories with sweat & love
by Millet M. Mananquil - April 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The pandemic crisis has caused a great stir in our souls.
Italian Ambassador Giorgio Guglielmino has an eye and a heart for art
by Millet M. Mananquil - December 14, 2019 - 12:00am
My favorite place? I like Quezon City. I love Cubao because it’s very real. My dream? To see PAL fly directly to Rome.
Rhett Eala has a sharp eye for beauty
by Millet M. Mananquil - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Rhett Eala is one very extraordinary person.
‘It is my honor to serve as your cavaliere,’ says Ben Chan on his award from the Italian goverment
by Millet M. Mananquil - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
To Ben Chan’s job descriptions as retailer, restaurateur, traveler, art and culture advocate, add a new one: knight.
Lucio Tan Jr.: his dream was to fulfill his father’s dream
by Millet M. Mananquil - November 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Bong Tan was also a sports leader who sincerely wanted our athletes to excel. He died pursuing his passion which was basketball.
Paulo Avelino opens up on his depression and suicidal journey
by Millet M. Mananquil - November 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Can a press conference make jaded editors and the audience cry?
Why the Universe loves Albert Andrada
by Millet M. Mananquil - October 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Albert Andrada is one Filipino designer who gives true meaning to the term “world-class.”
Jaime Urquijo Zobel - Alex Suarez, Wedding Bea Zobel Jr: ‘We all cried, All memories just rushed in.’
by Millet M. Mananquil - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Jaime: Alex challenges me a lot. Alex: Jaime is the best person I know.
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