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Candy Dizon—her fashion and beauty faves


No stranger to rubies, diamonds and precious stones, jeweler Candy Dizon is a gem in her own right.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Stylish and sexy accessories now at leather goods store

ALESSANDRA Facchinetti

Last April in Paris, I caught myself staring at an amazingly stylish woman who was wearing a white long-sleeve button-down shirt, pants that were synched on the ankle, the most amazing dove gray fringe heels, and a thick belt in the same material as the shoes. I had to ask my friend Ingrid Go who she was and she told me she was Tod’s new creative director Alessandra Facchinetti.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

The magic of freezing

LA PRAIRIE’S Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal collection

There’s a fascination with ice and freezing lately—and we’re not talking of the lauded Disney animated film “Frozen” (which, by the way, my kids didn’t like so much, for some reason).

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Two young Filipinas carry the flag for ‘Asia’s Next Top Model’


The fashion and beauty industries have seen a plethora of Asian models recently, and let me explain why: Rising Asian economies (especially China’s), in contrast with their American and European counterparts on the doldrums, have influenced a change in disposition regarding physical appearance.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

5 steps to speed up your beauty regimen


There is only one secret to cutting down your prep time in the morning: Get organized.   Step 1. Set an everyday tray.   We have staple cosmetics we like to use over and over again, depending on the season. Set aside all the products you use everyday— primer, concealer, BB cream, cheek tint and [...]

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Two things you should get for yourself this season

GUERLAIN’S long-wearing foundation

Holidays may be hectic, but that shouldn’t affect your beauty routine. I notice when my friends paint their nails, they give the impression that they really take time to get ready. The thing about polish is it does make you “look polished” and you can actually wear it for five days or even longer if it is gel nail lacquer.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Roast bone marrow, lamb sweetbreads, duck ‘ragu’ in Town & Country annual feast

ALICIA Colby Sy, Vernice Songco,Marga Espiritu, Anne Marie Saguil, Emi Jorge

The fabulous Food Affair by Town & Country, co-presented by premium home appliances brand SMEG, was a gastronomic feast held two weeks ago at The Raffles and Fairmont Makati Ballroom.

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in Food,Headlines | Read More »

Reconnecting the missing links to firm and ageless skin

CLARINS Extra-Firming Day Wrinkle Lifting Cream and Extra-Firming Night Rejuvenating Cream

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting Eric Gooris, the head of laboratories at Clarins, who introduced us to the brand’s improved anti-aging line.

Posted: June 28th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

No to Botox, yes to effective anti-aging creams


As a woman in my 30s, I’ve realized I have to be more diligent with my skincare regimen. I have added more products to my dresser that I feel will help slow down signs of aging. This came about after a discussion with some friends about Diane Lane. Yes, Mrs. Kent in “Man of Steel,” who doesn’t look like she’s had anything done but looks absolutely gorgeous. She is aging gracefully. That’s when it hit me.

Posted: June 21st, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery | Read More »

La Mer supports World Oceans Day with limited-edition jar

CRÈME de La Mer

There are some products that I wish I could bathe myself in, and one of them is La Mer. When I use my favorite Crème de La Mer, however, I am careful about putting just the right amount on my skin, because I dread going to the store counter for a new bottle.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Beauty essentials for your summer trip


When going on a trip, I’m normally very good at packing clothes but fail terribly when it comes to choosing which beauty products to lug along. That’s because I don’t use the same product everyday; I use whatever I feel my skin needs at that certain moment, even just with soap.

Posted: April 5th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »



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