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The man who started Dedon

PHILIPPINE Tatler Fashion awardees: Thelma Sioson San Juan
(Visionary); Jeannie Goulbourn (Designer of the Year-Filipiniana); Millet
Mananquil (Visionary); Inno Sotto (Designer of the Year); Virgie Moreno,
who accepts her brother Pitoy Moreno’sHall of Fame award; Tina
Ocampo, who accepts daughter Betina Ocampo’s Most Promising Young
Designer award; and Bea Valdes (Designer of the Year-Accessories)

I have always been fascinated by Dedon, a German-owned furniture company that manufactures its products in Cebu; it has made outdoor furniture ultra chic.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Ralph Lauren hosts book launch; friends fete Bea Zobel Jr. and fiancé


Ralph Lauren celebrated Asian style icon Bonnae Gokson’s coffee-table book, “Butterflies and All Things Sweet,” by hosting its US launch at his 888 Madison Avenue Women’s store in New York City.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Stephen Gan and 29 other successful NY Pinoys in the spotlight

stephen gan

This is one of the most memorable and enjoyable trips we have had in a long time. To be able to mix work and holiday together, and with the city of New York as our backdrop, is truly a luxury.

Posted: October 27th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The sweet passions of Asian icon Bonnae Gokson

CAKE by Ms B: Venus white chocolate and blueberry marble cake with sugar ruffles, pearls and peonies

She is definitely one of the multi-hyphenated Asian icons. From her early years as the right-hand person of her sister, fashion empress Joyce Ma, to her role as Chanel’s image communications chief for Asia-Pacific, from helping brands like Giorgio Armani and Prada to hotel consultancy, to being at the forefront of Joyce Café, owner of Sevva restaurant and Ms. B’s Cakes—it seems this woman has seen and done it all.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Tonyboy and Gretchen’s Dominique gets her closeup

TONYBOY and Gretchen with their daughter Dominique

It’s always a joy to witness how girls blossom into lovely ladies. When Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter Dominique turned 18, I grabbed the opportunity to feature the family in the June issue of Philippine Tatler.

Posted: June 9th, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »