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.
Why Meghan Markle is our modern mermaid
by Millet M. Mananquil - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
What do you expect to see in British Vogue when its guest editor happens to be Meghan Markle, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex?
Ji Chang Wook: I’m so happy, I can’t remember the last time I cried. I did recently, but I was acting in a military musical.
by Millet M. Mananquil - August 2, 2019 - 12:00am
A few months ago, I texted Ben Chan who was on a usual working trip abroad: “Can you please make Ji Chang Wook (JCW) a Bench endorser?
A double buffet with Hubert Young and SP Sumulong
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 25, 2019 - 12:00am
I met lawyer SP Sumulong some 30 years ago over dinner with a group of friends that we later called our Eating Club.
All art & heart with senator Sonny Angara
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The last time I was in the house of Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara for an interview-pictorial was five years ago. “No, that was six years ago,” his lovely wife Elvira “Tootsy” Echauz...
Coming soon: greenbelt 3 and 4 redefine luxury shopping
by Millet M. Mananquil - June 30, 2019 - 12:00am
A new level of luxury shopping will unfold in Makati as the Ayala Land Malls Inc. presents a totally refreshed Greenbelt 3 and 4 Malls next year.
Joey Concepcion’s top business: Love for family
by Millet M. Mananquil - June 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The house of Joey Concepcion reflects exactly the kind of person he is: simple, modern, straightforward, open.
The Urban Paradise of Ernest Escaler
by Millet M. Mananquil - May 25, 2019 - 12:00am
On a warm day in this suburban home of Ernest Escaler, I feel a faint breeze from the sea.
‘No need to look far. Our very own Filipino designers are good.’
by Millet M. Mananquil - May 1, 2019 - 12:00am
In this age where many high society weddings highlights foreign designers, the Endriga-Huang wedding will have all-Filipino designers doing the bridal ensembles and suits, even as the bride can very well choose from...
David Endriga & Catherine Huang Define True Love & Their Dream Wedding
by Millet M. Mananquil - May 1, 2019 - 12:00am
He is a brilliant doctor who rocks. She is a business scion who is simply down to earth.
From Paris to Manila, French singer Jean Sablon is lovingly remembered
by Millet M. Mananquil - April 7, 2019 - 12:00am
If you like the songs C’est Si Bon and Girl from Ipanema, you would surely have liked Jean Sablon, the French singer and actor who famously sang them.
The fearless universe of Margie Moran
by Millet M. Mananquil - April 6, 2019 - 12:00am
During the Miss Universe 1973 pageant, finalist Margarita Roxas Moran was asked: “If you had one million dollars, what would you do with it?”
Art, history, books and cats reign in the home of Gemma Cruz Araneta
by Millet M. Mananquil - March 23, 2019 - 12:00am
In the home of Gemma Cruz Araneta, you feel the warm embrace of everything close to her heart.
How Carolina Herrera experienced that Meghan sparkle
by Millet M. Mananquil - March 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The power of Meghan Markle as a fashion icon really sparkles.
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