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CHARMED CIRCLE: Lewis with husband Reginald and daughters Christina (left) and Leslie (Contributed photo)

Long before she was named one of the World’s 100 Most Influential Women by the Filipino Women’s Network, Loida Nicolas Lewis’ name had already become a byword in a small town in Sorsogon.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

She’s Oprah’s Fashion Editor


When she was just starting her career in New York, Clarissa Cruz often had to make do with cocktail olives and canapés for dinner. She’s now fashion features editor of O, the Oprah Magazine, and works on cover shoots with the celebrity host whom she describes as a “hands-on boss and a great collaborator”.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Their Maiden Venture


Their dad calls them his “dalaga,” a term of endearment quaintly Filipino that not only describes a woman coming of age, but a young lady in full bloom, a woman finally making her own choice and fording her own path.

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

New York’s Fairy Wedmother is Filipina


Even people who don’t believe in living happily ever after describe wedding planner and designer Lyna Larcia Calvario as a “fairy wedmother,” and not because they’ve had one too many of the wedding toasts.

Posted: June 9th, 2013 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Can make-up change the world?


“Are you ready to change the world?” 30-year-old Mally Roncal asked her would-be business partner, Don Petitt, in 2002 when they were about to start the now-multi-million dollar business empire, Mally Beauty.

Posted: May 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »