OLD WORLD GLAMOUR

OLD WORLD GLAMOUR  Tadashi’s designs exude the essence of the female form, always flattering the feminine figure. Impressive craftsmanship as well as artistic em­bellishment has made him the favorite of celebrities and women dressed for red carpet events. The Tadashi lifestyle brand is found at major department stores in the US, China, and the Mid­dle…

ART, ART, AND MORE ART

ART, ART, AND MORE ART Birthday celebrators Jaime Ponce de Leon and Albert Avellana Jaime Ponce de Leon, found­ing director of the Leon Gal­lery, has made a name for himself with the resound­ing success of his auction house, recognized as one of the country’s leading cultural havens and purveyors of art. With partner Robbie Santos,…

A Magical Evening

A Magical Evening The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra pays tribute to Sen.Edgardo Angara The illustrious senator Ed­gardo Javier Angara, who established the Philippine Phil­harmonic Orchestra (PPO) Society Inc. in 1985, was recently accorded a spe­cial tribute by the PPO, in cooperation with the Cul­tural Center of the Philip­pines (CCP) and the Uni­versity of the Philippines. Philippine…

HAVING A BALL BOOK TO BE LAUNCHED AT CITY OF DREAMS

With “Don’t Miss the Mo­ment” as my personal mot­to, my dream come true—a massive 250-page coffee table book entitled Having a Ball: A Decade of Celebrations— will soon be launched. This is in celebration of my 10 years as resident society col­umnist of this paper. A door opened when dear friend, City of Dreams (C.O.D.)…

LATIN NIGHT

LATIN NIGHT Manila’s sought-after mas­ter of ceremony Johnny Litton scored another success with a Latin American-themed birthday party at the Grand Ballroom of The Bellevue Manila. A gentle­man with a big heart and an incredible sense of hu­mor, Johnny continues to celebrate each year with dazzling concepts. It drew the A-list revellers from the diplomatic,…

THE FAAABVLOUS GIFT OF LIFE

People love birthday parties. There’s always a sense of sharing and bonding, a cel­ebration of the art of living—of living the good life. For his birthday, “Pho­tographer to the Faaabv­lous” exhibits Rupert Ja­cinto, we whipped up an intimate dinner at home, brightened by a collection of modern art and with the Makati skyline adding to…

Celebrations: The Champagne Society of the Phil. and Mr. Faaabvlous Birthday Dinner

Celebrations:  The Champagne Society of the Phil.  and Mr. Faaabvlous Birthday Dinner   People love birthday parties – there’s always a sense of sharing and bonding.  It’s a celebration of the art of living; of living the good life.   Artist photographer famed for his “Photographer to the Faaabvlous” exhibits, Rupert Jacinto had a fabulous milestone…

A DREAM COME TRUE

        A DREAM COME TRUE Celebrating love is universal and a perfect wedding, whether grand or intimate can be beautifully orchestrated with service that caters to a couples’ every whim.  Now on its sixth year, “Marry Me at Marriott” is the much-awaited bridal event that has inspired and thrilled the imagination.  Known for its weddings…

MEN ACHIEVERS

                                                MEN ACHIEVERS Possessing values of integrity, work ethics, and not resting on ones laurels, yet mindful of his contribution to society gives a man the impetus for greatness.  The Men Who Matter awards recognize these productive members of society.  The MWM 2018 awardees have carved out a solid niche of highly respected position in…

Party Queen Agile Zamora & Wilcon’s Way of Giving Back

Party Queen Agile Zamora  Partying is in Agile Zamora’s genes.  It was no surprise then that the Party Queen’s big 50 bash was the ultimate dance party of the year. It was celebrated in a style reminiscent of the disco days of the famous Faces and Stargazer clubs back then.  Always in the scene with…

Rock and Roll Bash Like No Other to Celebrate Louie Ablaza’s 80th

Rock and Roll Bash Like No Other to Celebrate Louie Ablaza’s  80th In the present-day world of octogenarians Consul Louie Ablaza stands apart, encapsulating the charm of  the quintessential gentleman of the Old World.  Inspired by a novelty invitation of a jukebox with a 45 RPM copy where the song “Rock Around the Clock” could…