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Janina Santos’ intricate style

BLACK top and floral pants, Zara

In her quest to excel as jewelry designer, Janina Garcia-Santos went to Istituto di Moda Burgo, Milan, after taking a course in Accredited Jewelry Profession from Gemological Institute of America.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

How does love prevail?

RENATO and Tokie Enriquez

What’s the favorite topic of girl friends when they get together? What else but love!

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Malou Pineda: Informed style, from fashion to property development

BEIGE peplum dress, BCBG Max Azria, printed pumps, Charles David

In most gatherings, where one might find a crowd of well-dressed socialites, it is rare to see someone who leaves an imprint on your mind.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

New York architect: ‘Editing is much harder than adding stuff’

BRIGHT-PINK dress with studs, Sinequanone

Born to a family whose primary business is construction, Liza Morales-Crespo said that at a very early age, she would accompany her father to job sites so that, growing up, she came to view these as playgrounds.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

My (forced) Boracay summer of 2013

PEARL of the Pacific beachfront

My first trip to Boracay was exactly 30 years ago. I stayed at the Pearl of the Pacific, Station 1. There was no electricity, no cold water even. But somehow you forgot all that as you viewed the beautiful, powder-fine white sand beach that seemed to stretch endlessly before you.

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Ashley Hidalgo Skead–comfort over style, and lots of tender loving care for preschoolers

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Ashley Hidalgo Skead can attribute her striking looks to an interesting Canadian, Filipino and Spanish lineage. Her hazelnut-brown hair, sharp features and fine bone structure made her a fitting endorser for various products in her teens.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Vida Montinola Macasaet:‘Less is more in all aspects of my life’


Lean and sultry with full pouty lips, silky auburn hair (the mark of the Macasaet girls) and big cat’s eyes—this is the image Vida Montinola Macasaet leaves imprinted in your mind.

Posted: October 12th, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Mikaela Lagdameo Martinez: Model/banker/entrepreneur–a stylish multitasker


Mikaela Lagdameo Martinez was born beautiful. Her interesting features—almond eyes, sharp nose, thin lips, narrow cheekbones and jaw line—came from a striking lineage, as both her parents, Butch Cojuangco Lagdameo and Vicki Fernandez Zabarte, were models.

Posted: September 14th, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Patty Echauz-Chilip: ‘Good shoes make a good impression. Wearing a watch means time is sacred’

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Balance is one of the most precious traits a person can be blessed with. The name Patty Echauz-Chilip calls to mind big names in finance and education.

Posted: December 2nd, 2011 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

For this achiever–‘solids, never patterns’

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You can’t fail to feel Grant Lim’s presence in a room full of people. His 6-ft height, fair complexion and boyishly handsome features inevitably draw eyes toward him. And striking up a conversation with him is easy. Grant is charming and warm.

Posted: November 11th, 2011 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

‘Iya’ Lagdameo: Style is a discipline


“Regal” would best describe Cecilia Guingona-Lagdameo, what with her height, dusky beauty and graceful stance. Her signature long, thick black hair and wholesome features have landed her commercials with J&J, Smart and Del Monte, along with various modeling stints. If today, however, she finds herself most comfortable in workout clothes, it is because she was [...]

Posted: September 16th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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