Event category archives: Events

  • Cute or Not Cute: Have You Seen the Squirrels Around Forbes Park?

  • We ask one of our correspondents in Forbes Park to share her experiences with the squirrels who happen to live in one of Manila's most exclusive subdivisions.  Looking out of my living room while sipping tea from my Royal Doulton tea cup, my peaceful day was disrupted by a dismayed cry from my son, recently home from his riding lesson at the country club. “Mom!” he whined piteously, “the intern[...]
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  • Party Etiquette 101: A List of 18 Do’s and Don’ts for Hosts and their Guests

  • Is it really important to RSVP? Can I wear a t-shirt to a cocktail party? Is Filipino time really that rude? Is it okay to drink till we can’t see straight? We gather 18 important do’s and don’ts that hosts and guests often forget during get togethers. 1 Never ignore an invitation. The term RSVP was invented for a reason. Derived from the French phrase repondez s’il vous plait (“please respond[...]
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  • How Do the Owners of Locavore Throw Their Private Dinner Parties?

  • Part of the experience of walking into a dinner party prepared by the women behind Locavore is savoring the appetizing aromas that waft through the kitchen. Dishes laid out on their table are made from scratch using only ingredients that are sourced locally. Entertaining has become second nature to proprietors Tin Magasaysay-Matic, Carla Magsaysay and Alta Lyttle especially after Locavore, a resta[...]
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  • Luxury Living: Reasons to Live at Horizon Homes

  • With grand units ranging from 250 to 418 square meters, only five units per floor and with dedicated lift lobbies for those with the need for privacy, the advantages of living in this much-coveted location, with its deluxe hotel services has never been more clear. Exclusive amenities for residents include dedicated facilities, from the pool, gym function rooms, and a play room for children. Hom[...]
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  • Reinventing the World in the 2017 Venice Art Biennale

  • The trip to the 57th Venice Art Biennale was off to an interesting start. Seated beside me on board the flight to Italy was Len Zuks, an artist and sculptor from Western Australia. Len was exhibiting at the Palazzo Mora on Strada Nova, where the Philippine pavilion had previously been for two years in a row before moving to Arsenale. The recently retired fitter of the University of Western Austral[...]
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  • Functional Luxury: A Dinner on Hermès china

  • Mario Katigbak is known to have transformed a mall passage into a garden walkway leading up to a museum for an elegant reception. He has conjured a period party at the side lobby of a hotel with a sit-down dinner for 100 guests, prefaced by a fashion show and a showcase for Bulgari jewelry. Tastefulness elegance marks his events as well as the intimate gatherings he hosts. Depending on the seaso[...]
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  • Guestimation Game: How Much Did Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho Spend for Their Fairytale Wedding? (Part 4)

  • Celebrity doctors Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho tied the knot last weekend at a grand wedding celebration in Paris. For the privilege guests invited, it was nothing short of an experience straight out of a fairytale. Fans of the couple celebrated alongside them on social media, with guests posting everything on their Instagram accounts with the trending hashtag #aKHOandmyBELOved. The couple began b[...]
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  • Birthday Feast For A Bon Vivant: A Legendary Dinner at the Liechtenstein's

  • It’s a known fact that the Liechtensteins can throw a party. The trademark of their popular dinners has always been that “everything is made by someone in the family, whether it’s the cocktails or the food or the entertainment,” daughter Lauren discloses. But for matron Maymay Liechtenstein’s 56th birthday, they took it a notch higher by making the program a complete family affair. The pink-and-[...]
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  • Life in Bloom: Criselda Lontok's Fashion Show with Well-Heeled Ladies

  • The Grand Dame of Timeless Design Criselda Lontok gathered style lovers and fashion maven’s to Rustan’s Makati for the spectacular presentation of her new 60-piece collection. Her 2017 Holiday Collection titled Life in Bloom follows the theme of blossoms to evoke Spring no matter what time of year. The esteemed designer brought her print heavy collection to life through romantic silhouettes, using[...]
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  • 3 Pieces from Adolfo Dominguez's Menswear Collection to Wear During the Holidays

  • Adolfo Dominguez's new Men's Fall Winter 2017 collection follows classic silhouettes through loose, unstructured pieces. Even though the designer's main goal is to produce looks built around comfort, they promise to create stylish outfits fit for a modern day royal. Dark flannel and plaid button-up polos, simple knitted tops and jackets, multi-colored pullovers, and the easy going sports jacket ar[...]
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