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Scented fabrics that change and stay on you

DOWNY’S Passion, Attraction and Innocence variants

The intimate launch of Downy fabric conditioner made me realize women have been using Downy for years. What most surprised me was to find out Downy was not only a fabric softener but also a fragrance: Downy Parfum is a premium line of scents that changes scents as you rub it.   What I find [...]

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Top scintillating scents

ART of Scent at Resorts World Manila carries premium fragrances. COLLAGE BY NIMU MUALLAM

My love affair with beauty products started with scents.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

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 »