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The 50th Anniversary celebration of ORO CHINA CEBU!

March

15

2017

I was in Cebu recently for the 50th anniversary of ORO CHINA! Oro China is a well loved jewerly brand that has become a beacon of business and industry for the last 50 years! Any business that has lasted 50 years is worthy of a grand celebration. Continue Reading
Oscars 2017 Red Carpet review - Part 2

February

27

2017

This is part two of my OSCARS red carpet review. I can’t help but feel a bit underwhelmed by this years gowns. There were amazing hits though and I will point them out to you. But there is this feeling of Blah…..in most of the choices. It’s still exciting for me to see as there is so much to be learned every year. So take a look at... Continue Reading
Oscars 2017 Red Carpet Arrival - Part 1

February

27

2017




The OSCARS is my Super Bowl! It’s one of the two times of the year that I call in for a half day and start my work after lunch. This year’s Academy Awards theme was about inspiration. In many ways this resonates a truth with me. Ever since I was small the Academy awards was very special. There were many unforgettable moments at this... Continue Reading
#UYFinally2017

February

21

2017

One of my greatest joys is when my clients becomes my friends. Such is the case with my recent wedding wherein their family has truly become an endearing part my memories. In fact I am so affectionate to all their children that when they come to my office my studio is busy with happy noises of laughter and cheer. Continue Reading
LEA SALONGA - SONGS FROM THE STAGE!

February

20

2017

I have known my friend Lea Salonga since we were 6 years old. We were both cast as children in the King and I. In fact she was one of the children with the speaking roles. In many ways the stage has been like a home for both of us. We started in theatre and have this love and affection for it. I feel so blessed each time I am considered... Continue Reading
#ARTFAIRPH2017

February

17

2017

One of my highlights of the year is the ART FAIR PHILIPPINES! Now on it’s 5th year and dare I say it truly gets better each year. I have to hand it to all the organisers and supporters of the art fair because it truly is one of the most magnificent experiences that one can have in our country today. As a lover of art I always block my... Continue Reading
#AntonioRocio2017

February

14

2017

One of the most special blessings in my profession is the work I do for weddings. I am always so happy when I get to do this because it really is so memorable and in a way you’re going to be ingrained in the lives of your clients. I recently just finished a wedding for my friends Antonio and Rocio. Both I have known for many years.... Continue Reading
MY ROCIO!

February

10

2017


We have customs in The Philippines that are borrowed from the Spanish. One of these customs is the "Despedida de Soltera"which is like the last party as a single lady before one gets married. My dearest friend Rocio Olbes recently had her Despedida De Soltera at the beautiful Black Bird restaurant. It was the perfect venue as this used to be... Continue Reading
THE ASIAN CULTURAL COUNCIL ART AUCTION 2017

February

3

2017

One of the most fulfilling advocacies that I have been involved is being involved with the Asian Cultural Concil of the Philippines. I didn’t even realise that I have been on the board for 10 years now. Time flies when your having fun and doing good. Click here and find out what I am talking about http://asianculturalcouncil.org.
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ALASKA IN MANILA!

February

2

2017

Manila certainly feels like the centre of the UNIVERSE now a days! I mean in just one day we had the 65th Miss Universe competition and then in the same day we have one of the most talented DRAG artists known to mankind her name is ALASKA! Continue Reading