Event category archives: Events

  • HSBC's Gold Visa Cash Back Credit Card Will Make Dining, Shopping and Travel More Rewarding

  • The HSBC Gold Visa Cash Back Credit Card was just launched as the ultimate dining, shopping and travel companion that instantly gives cash back. Along with a long list of offers and promotions, each credit card has no minimum spend requirement, and includes 5% cash back on dining transactions, 0.5% cash back on all other transactions, automatic crediting of rebates every calendar month, cash back [...]
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  • 3 Reasons We Love Burberry's new DK88 Collection

  • Inspired by Burberry's iconic Trench Leather, the new DK88 collection has finally revealed its full assortment of bags and pieces. Here are three reasons, we're falling for the playful, new collection. 1. It pays homage to Burberry's roots, although brings it to the modern age.  The DK88 collection pays tribute to the fabric at the very center of the Burberry story, Trench Leather. The n[...]
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  • Iconic Musical West Side Story Comes to Manila This August

  • The sights and sounds of New York City will be seen and heard on the Manila stage through the iconic musical West Side Story, which opens at Soloaire this coming August. Inspired by William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the 1957 Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim masterpiece changes its setting against the backdrop of gang warfare on the streets of the Big Apple. The Jets and the Sharks [...]
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  • Louis Vuitton Opens its 2nd Store in Manila with a Grand Celebration

  • Fashion lovers and society regulars flocked to Solaire for the opening of Louis Vuitton's second store in the Philippines. The French fashion house sealed off the entire hallway leading to the new luxury boutique, where guests drank cocktails and uploaded on their social media under the hashtag #LVPhilippines. The party continued inside the store as people gathered to watch a French artisan demons[...]
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  • #RSVPLifestyleAsia: Celebrating the July Issue with Marion Branellec

  • Lifestyle Asia July cover girl Marion Branellec entered Finestra restaurant in a white Rosenthal Tee cocktail dress and a smile. The bride-to-be was glowing when she walked into the Italian Steakhouse with her fiancé Martin De Guzman. They were met at the entrance with a flute of Rose Champagne and Martin’s parents Ginny and Butch. When the four got together, they raised their glasses for the [...]
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  • The Cult of the Romanovs: Romanticizing Reality

  • To romanticize an entire family is nothing new; observers of history and naturally curious people have done it for ages, especially because each world power (or what was once a world power) had a dynastic family at its helm: England had the Tudors, the Mitfords, and Cavindish family (although the last two were not rulers, they occupy a special part in the English imagination), France has the B[...]
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  • A Journey to Old Manila for French Cuisine

  • Chef de Cuisine Bertrand Charles is spending most of his time at The Peninsula Manila’s signature restaurant, Old Manila. Its kitchen is his new workplace where his culinary artistry is being plated for discriminating paltes. Working gratis at a Moroccan brasserie in France ignited a passion for cooking. Not too long after, he enrolled at the Lycee Pelyvalent Hotellerie Stanislas in Nancy and[...]
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  • A Brief History of Filipinos and their Obsession for Beauty and Pageantry

  •   You know it is summer in these islands when a parade of ladies, strutting in six-inch heels and donning nothing but uniform bathing suits, are fielded out beside a hotel swimming pool in order to meet the press. After the meteor shower of flashing bulbs, all these nymphs of various complexions and sizes, gaze at the Great Beyond with newly whitened teeth in very rehearsed smiles, breasts held[...]
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  • The German Royal Family Built These Castles with a Curious History

  • The year is 1664 and the Bavarian prince-electoral Ferdinand Maria and his wife Henriette Adelaide of Savoy welcome their son Maximilian II Emanuel to the royal family. To celebrate the birth of their son, the would-be king built his bride the Nymphenburg Palace, a summer retreat surround by hectares of gardens, hundreds of bedrooms, fine décor and art. Home is Where They Hunt The Nymphe[...]
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  • The Sound of Salzburg: Mozart and Maria von Trapp's Hometown is a Majestic Travel Destination

  • When stepping onto the cobble stone streets of Salzburg in Austria, the heart begins to sing. It is no surprise that one feels giddy with music and romance in the city that gave us Mozart and Maria von Trapp. It is the middle of the winter, although the friendly Austrian people remain warm and kind. They sit outdoor, enjoying the low temperature, drinking coffee and eating mustard covered bosn[...]
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  • Choose Your Adventure: 22 Luxe Travel Experiences

  • A collection of travel experiences cover out-of-the-usual destinations or revisit places close to the heart. Each of the travelers convey, not just a glimpse of the amazing planet we live in, they pass on a sentiment, a reflection, a heartbeat. Even while these are uniquely their own, resonance can inspire a desire to make a reservation, book that flight, cruise an ocean and go off on adventures o[...]
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