Event category archives: Events

  • A Royal Surprise: Queen Elizabeth II Attends London Fashion Week for the First Time

  • By this time, you’ve probably seen the storm of photos published online of Queen Elizabeth II casually sitting beside the Queen of Vogue, Anna Wintour, in a fashion show at London Fashion Week. The long reigning monarch surprised the world and made headlines by attending the show of young British designer Richard Quinn last February 20, 2018. Many asked, “What about Richard Quinn caught the Queen’[...]
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  • Pretty in Pink: A Luxury Shopping List for the Girl Who Loves Pink

  • We know that the Pantone color of the year is Ultra Violet. But it's hard to deny that many runways, campaigns and luxury catalogues have been showcasing a lot of pink as well. Based on the trends of some of our favorite brands, we've decided to compile a luxury shopping list of all things pink for the girl who loves it. Winter is coming to an end, but it isn't too late to run to the store [...]
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  • A Rainer Werner Fassbinder Film Retrospective is Coming to Manila and Baguio

  • The Goethe-Institut Philippines, the official cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany, is bringing a film retrospective of one of Germany’s most polarizing and acclaimed filmmakers, Rainer Werner Fassbinder to Manila and Baguio from March 10 to April 22, 2018. Fassbinder is one of the most prominent figures in the New German Cinema movement and garnered a worldwide reputation for [...]
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  • Leon Gallery Benefit Auction: Rare Arts and Letters on the Auction Block

  • Leon Gallery gathers a stellar collection of Filipino art pieces to benefit programs of the Asian Cultural Council in support of Filipino artists Chairs and mid-nineteenth century sideboards share stellar billing with historical documents at the auction that will be conducted by the Leon Gallery in partnership with the Asian Cultural Council. Proceeds generated from the public sale will contrib[...]
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  • Which Figure Skater Are You Depending on Your Favorite Luxury Candle?

  • It’s the Winter  Olympics! So far, we’ve seen teenagers wake up late and win gold medals, skiiers on treacherous slopes manage to cross the finish line, women’s hockey trumping the men in the excitement stakes and many more. Figure Skating, as always, has no less drama, with costume malfunctions costing points, historical feats being performed, the whole world watching and wondering if this wil[...]
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  • Meet Jason Wong, the Man Who Spent £7,000 for One Shot of Rare Congac Croizet Cuvée Leonie

  • Cognac Croizet Cuvée Leonie 1858 is the only proper comparison to liquid gold in the world of alcohol. Recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive cognac in the world, a bottle can set you back a cool $157,760. The question is, why is this so expensive compared to other cognacs from the region? Apart from being hundreds of years old, Rachel Hosie of The Independent re[...]
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  • This Flawless White Diamond Could Sell for $33 Million at Sotheby's

  • “It is over 100 carats of flawless perfection” shared Sotheby’s Diamond Department Head Patti Wong last Thursday to NBC News about a perfect white diamond the auction house will be putting up for sale this month. The white diamond has been graded the highest grade in every criterion by the Gemological Institute of America, which judges the quality of precious stones. Currently at Sotheby’s [...]
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  • A Short History on Best Actress Oscar Winning Dresses

  • The Academy Award's stage has created many opportunities for great fashion moments. Most of which, come from the Best Actress winners during their respective years. With the 2018 Oscars ceremony just a mere three weeks away, we look back at the iconic gowns of former Best Actress winners and the history behind their choices. 1920s and 1930s: The first Oscar ceremony was held on May 16, [...]
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  • Philux and Liter of Light Built a Sustainable Mobile Home Inside a Vintage Van

  • When Illac Diaz, executive director of the Liter of Light Global Foundation, reached out to Philux with the idea of promoting energy sustainability, it was nothing short of exciting. Sisters and Philux business partners Stephanie Kienle Gonzalez, COO, and Jessica Kienle Maxwell, head designer, immediately got to work on designing the interiors of what would soon become the Green Mobile Home. [...]
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