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Restoring order–and honor–after ‘Yolanda’


He may not be as famous as his three older brothers—Danny, member of the legendary musical trio The Apo; Sandy, founder of the popular lechon manok chain Andok’s and mayor of Javier, Leyte; and Dyords, versatile entertainer and one-fourth of the well-traveled quartet Angfourgettables—but Jimmy Javier is certainly as accomplished, and his Kuya Dyords couldn’t be prouder.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

‘Trashion’: He turns Cebu’s garbage into glamorous, wearable art


Given the elegant aesthetic and the delicate quality of Francis Sollano’s wearable art, it’s hard to believe that his pieces were fashioned out of garbage sourced from the most popular establishments in his native Cebu.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Jay Yao blends high fashion and everyday people

LIGAYA Samson, 82

They are neither model-tall nor thin, but when a middle-age corn vendor, two embroiderers, a farmer tending her rice paddy, an art teacher, and other everyday people were approached by photographer Jay Yao and asked to pose for pictures sporting couture by Filipino designers Joey Samson and Lesley Mobo, everyone was game to do it.

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Want to be a supermodel? Work on your inner beauty, says Joey Espino

JOEY Espino

When you’ve seen and worked with as many models as Joey Espino has in all his years as founder of the biannual Philippine Fashion Week, head of the fashion and lifestyle events company Runway Productions, and chief mentor of his Masters School for Models, this much he knows for sure: “Models are created.”

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

Beverage giant harnesses woman power in its work force

SHE’S THE REAL THING. Ceree Eberly (third from left) poses with Coca-Cola Philippines colleagues in a recent visit. From left: lawyer Adel Tamano, vice president for public affairs and communications, Coca-Cola Philippines;Waleed Elhelw, strategic business partner, Coca-Cola Philippines; Marcela Esquivel, senior strategic business partner, Coca-Cola Asean;
Angielyn Tan-Riosa, strategic business partner, Coca-Cola Philippines; and Ed Stephenson, executive assistant to the chief people officer, The Coca-Cola Company PHOTOS BY LEO SABANGAN

On the day she marked her 24th year with The Coca-Cola Company, Ceree Eberly just happened to be in Manila. “And what a wonderful place to be,” she says with a faint drawl and characteristic cheer. “I’m delighted to be here.”   While in town, the senior vice president and chief people officer of the [...]

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Parenting | Read More »