STAR Lifestyle editor Millet Mananquil and Tiffany & Co. country manager Mario Katigbak.
Of love & jewelry
OH YES, IT'S JOHNNY! - Johnny Litton (The Philippine Star) - March 17, 2019 - 12:00am

“All you need is love, but a little jewelry never hurt anybody.” — Abby Lowery

Celebrated jewelry brand Tiffany & Co., under the leadership of country manager Mario Katigbak, recently launched its latest collection.

The momentous two-day event, held at Rustan’s Makati and Rustan’s Shangri-La respectively, was graced by the metro’s most stylish jewelry enthusiasts,  who have a soft spot for the iconic blue box.

(From left) Margie Moran-Floirendo, Babette Aquino-Benoit, Frannie Jacinto and Carol Garcia.

Made popular by cinematic legend Audrey Hepburn, who wore the brand’s stunning pieces for her film Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Tiffany & Co. has truly carved its own name in the global jewelry industry.

Congratulations to the team behind Tiffany & Co. for a successful launch!

Rupert and Tina Jacinto with Carol Mercado.

 (Tiffany & Co. is located at Rustan’s Makati and Rustan’s Shangri-La Plaza in Mandaluyong City. Its flagship store will be launched in June 2019 at Greenbelt 4.)

A celebration for two

Celebrators Robina Ko-Tan and Agile Zamora.

A stunning group of ladies lovingly referred to as “Johnny’s Best Buddies” recently celebrated the birthdays of its beautiful members Robina Ko-Tan and Agile Zamora.

Held at Summer Palace at EDSA Shangri-La, Manila in Mandaluyong City, the event was a delightful celebration of two well-loved ladies.

Many happy returns, dear Robina and Agile!


Advance birthday greetings to Rosie Coyiuto, former President Fidel V. Ramos, singer Joey Albert and Sandy Prieto Romualdez, March 18; Liza del Rosario-de Jesus, Carmen “Kimi” Cojuangco, Josine Elizalde, CADP boss Pedro Roxas, Josephine del Gallego and Alexis Rebano, March 19; Grace Glory Go, March 20; Vivian Yuchengco and Bambina Buenaventura, March 21; culinary ambassador and world-renowned chef Margarita Fores and Anya Katigbak Cajucom, March 22; “Handkerchief Queen” Julie Shing, Loling Panlilio, Snooky Taylor and Co Ban Kiat Hardware vice president for IT and logistics Wesley Cobankiat, March 23;

Happy wedding anniversary to Ernest and Josie Rufino, Nicolas and Ysabel de Leon, March 23. May you share many, many more wondrous years together.

So, how was your week?

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