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TIME AFTER TIME

Tudor This Swiss brand launched its #BornToDare campaign recently, with David Beckham as its ambassador. Not only does the campaign reflect the history of Tudor and what it means today, but it also refers to the vision of the founder, Hans Wilsdorf. These watches were designed to withstand the most …

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ROYAL COVERAGE

Reine Beauty Collection Formulated for Filipino skin, Reine Beauty Collection intends to “help nourish, repair and protect” our body’s biggest organ. It was developed by QDynamics Global Corporation set up by Dr. Delia Maceda, a veteran ob-gyne, who says: “Skin is exposed, it needs to be protected no matter your …

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TASTE OF NATURE

Café Amazon Coffee shops and cafés are a welcome fixture for many people, especially those with fast-paced lifestyles. Equally important however, is the opportunity for these go-getters to relax and breathe. Enter Café Amazon, a popular Thai coffee chain. Setting this café apart is its Taste of Nature concept that …

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IN THE LAP OF LUXURY

Dream Cruise Genting Cruise line’s luxury brand recently introduced its newest services and benefits by way of “The Palace,” an Asian Luxury ship within a ship that allows guests to enjoy both excitement and privacy while aboard. Spanning nearly 10,000 square meters, The Palace features suites, private restaurants, a gym, …

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A green thumb on design

“È pazzo (He’s crazy)!” That’s exactly what friends of Romolo Valentino Nati said of him nearly 11 years ago when he decided to leave a promising architectural practice in Rome and settle in Manila. Today, he heads Italpinas Development Corporation (IDC) as Chairman and CEO, while fulfilling his dream to …

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BRAVE, NEW WORLD

Givenchy Empowering women to cross boundaries and explore the forbidden is the newest L’Interdit fragrance, from the esteemed French luxury and perfume house. This scent is a bold blend of a white flower and a dark accord, representing contrast. It lends a floral white bouquet of orange blossom, jasmine and …

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PRIME PURSES

Furla Luxury leather goods will have a new face in the Italian brand’s Spring/Summer collection for next year with the introduction of the Mimì, a new crossbody bag with a chain link strap ending in a leather insert, which slides into a new set of rings on top of the …

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TRENDY FILIPINO

Ricardo Preto Made for the modern Filipino man and woman, designer Ricardo Preto merges great quality and design techniques. Preto relies on the woman’s own ability to bring light to the pieces, using colors such as blue, red, shades of green as well as vibrant prints. Classic silhouettes and shapes …

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Powering the Asian conversation

Home from overseas since 2012, Suyin Liu Lee or Nicole, her name in the corporate world, is the essence of the multi-faceted executive. Having lived and worked in San Francisco and Singapore in banking and finance, she comes full circle as the Executive Director of the non-profit Asia Society Philippines. …

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Feisty, fearless, female

MAVERICK MARKETER EMBRACES CHALLENGE AND CHANGE Everything about Maria Rosario Bolastig Egron spells “larger than life.” Her stride. Her mannerisms. Her laugh. Oh, that laugh. It punctuates her conversation in gusty waves that sweep you along with them that it’s impossible not to end up laughing with her as well. …

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