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Inquirer Lifestyle, Swatch pull off a first

FLOOR-TO-CEILING installations of photographs of Inno Sotto “Sabel” designs being
readied for the Swatch+Art+Fashion event opening tomorrow. PHOTOS BY THELMA SAN JUAN

The Swatch + Art + Fashion must be the most unique, trailblazing style event of 2014 that was never planned. It must have been the result of creativity-inducing midnight vibes at the newly inaugurated Swatch + Swatch Center on Pasay Road.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

People-watching in tennis heaven

backhand just as the INQUIRER
logo comes out at courtside.

One big surprise of 2014 was the big turnout for the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) last week. Even the nosebleed section was full (at P2,900 a pop).

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Men and their vintage cars–a show unparalleled

begins at the atrium
of The Northwing of
SM City Cebu.

On a Saturday morning, waiting to board the plane to Cebu, I overheard a man at the next table say, “I’ve spent my money on gambling, drinking and women… the rest I wasted.”

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

No such thing as unfinished business


Don’t give up the machine!” my 91-year-old uncle was telling my 89-year-old father last year, tugging at my dad’s wheelchair as he tried to wheel his closer.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Growing market for pre-loved bags (pre-loved men? not yet)

Evangelista in
LOOK magazine’s
mini book for
bagaholics (see
inset) which is out
in magazine
stands next week.

Once, in a bag store where I happened to be in my element, studying and fondling the latest bags on display, a guy friend, who was patiently watching me go about my serious business, asked, “Why do women buy bags? I mean, really, the function?”

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »