Lifestyle Asia’s “Black Swan” Gala

Lifestyle Asia’s associate publisher and deputy editor Cheryl Tiu proudly mentioned in her speech, that the first and oldest glossy magazine in the country has continued to be a market leader for the fifth straight year. In celebration of their 25th Anniversary, a “Black Swan” Gala dinner was held at the ballroom of the Makati…

The Quintessential Baltic Cruise to Russia aboard the Emerald Princess

Our Scandinavian-Baltic cruise to Russia was truly the quintessential destination. Rupert and I can now put a check mark in our “bucket list of places to visit” – particularly the Hermitage and its environs. Dazzling sights to behold too were St. Isaac Cathedral’s massive dome which is covered with 220 pounds of gold, the Grand…

Philippine Tatler Celebrates ‘Tatler Homes

The highly prestigious Philippine Tatler, known for its red carpet events and A-List parties recently threw a cocktail to launch “Tatler Homes”.  Publisher Irene Martel Francisco, together with co-hosts Living Innovation GM Ferdie Ong and Visa Country Manger Lain Jamieson co-presented the latest luxury lifestyle book. The summer chic event celebrated the art of fine…

The Best of Philippine Society

High society honored the Silver Anniversary of Lifestyle Asia at an exclusive cocktail party held at Red, Makati Shangri-la hotel. The glamorous evening was highlighted by the unveiling of the book: “25: The Best of Philippine Society”. To this day, Lifestyle Asia continues to showcase “living at its finest”.  Founder Exequiel ‘Syke’ Garcia had the…

Tita Trillo’s Magical Wine Pairing Caliterra Evening at The Tivoli

TITA TRILLO’S MAGICAL WINE PAIRING CALITERRA EVENING AT THE TIVOLI,     Leading wine connoisseur Tita Trillo’s passion for wine is mirrored in her work and in her celebrations. Recently, Titania Wine Cellar, Inc. indulged a privileged few to an evening of opulent wine pairing with the launch of the Caliterra Reserva.  It was a…

Medal of Diplomatic Order Conferred on Honorary Consul Mellie Ablaza

Medal of Diplomatic Order Conferred on Honorary Consul Mellie Ablaza Consul a.h. Mellie Ablaza is making waves in an admirable way, going about her pursuits in ways both illuminating and inspiring. Recently, the Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala, Byron Escobedo conferred on her the Diplomatic Order of Antonio Jose de Irisari, to the degree…

The 75th Year of the Philippines Yearbook Honors Familial Generations

  The 75th Year of the Philippines Yearbook Honors Familial Generations The launch of the Philippines Yearbook 2012 was a significant milestone, as it ushered in their diamond celebration in grand style.  Publisher and editor-in-chief Vernon Go says: “Seventy-five is a big number/ Not quite three digits, but in human years, this figure pretty much…

Hermes’ “Hearts and Crafts a film by Laffont and Chavanat

The success of a product is evident in the pride and confidence shown by the men and women who use and wear them, and by everyone who notices them; the demand for the legendary Birkin, the most coveted handbag in the world, makes it a mystique. Mario Katigbak, General Manger of Hermes, says that it…

Marriott Manila Unveils ‘Garden view

  MARRIOTT MANILA UNVEILS ‘GARDEN VIEW’ In today’s overscheduled, hyperactive lifestyle, the ultimate luxury is free time. Marriott Manila, set in the world-class casino entertainment complex of Resorts World Manila, has truly carved out the concept of nurturing the passion to work and play. The hotel has gained the reputation of being a happening luxe…

Lifestyle Asia’ celebrates its 24th Anniversary at Cirque Du Soleil

It was an evening of spectacle when some of Manila’s biggies gathered for cocktails and show at the internationally famed ‘Cirque du Soleil’.  In the spirit of “the circus comes to town” celebration, Lifestyle Asia threw a big bash to commemorate its 24th Anniversary. The effortlessly chic Anna Sobrepena, Lifestyle Asia’s Editor in Chief, organized…