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#10YearChallenge: See Manila's Most Prominent Names' Then-and-Now Photos

How much of a difference does 10 years really make?
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The latest craze to take over social media this week? The #10YearChallenge and other variations of it: '2009 vs. 2019' and 'How Hard Did Aging Hit You Challenge?' The throwback challenge has users posting photos of themselves from almost a decade ago alongside their most recent photos. In the spirit of the viral craze, we’ve compiled photos of Manila’s sophisticates to show how much they’ve changed over the years.

Tootsy Angara


Sonny and Tootsy Angara in 2007

Tootsy in 2018

If you remember, the media executive and wife to senator Sonny Angara rewore her prom dress to the State of the Nation Address in 2017. So, it’s not particularly surprising to see that she’s barely changed.

More: Tootsy Angara Recycles Her Old Prom Dress for #SONA2017

Felicia Atienza


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Feli Atienza in 2008

Atienza in December 2018

Felicia Atienza shows what a regular workout routine can do. The educator didn’t even skip the gym over the holidays, and shared that she’s training for the Spartan Race in her most recent Instagram posts.

Ina Ayala


2008


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Ina and Fred Ayala at last year’s T&C Dine Around

Apart from changing hairstyles, barely anything has changed for Ina Ayala. The tastemaker and equestrienne is wife to Fred Ayala with whom she has two children.

Bianca Elizalde


2007

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A recent photo of Bianca Elizalde

Former model, entrepreneur, and earth advocate Bianca Elizalde looks as stunning as she was years ago. In fact, she shared a photo of her in 2002 next to some photos of her in 2010 in October of last year.

Margarita Forés


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2007

Forés over the holidays with mother Baby Forés

Margarita Forés exudes beauty and grace as always. The chef has racked up achievements in the last few years. In 2016, she was named Asia's Best Female Chef. Most recently, she was knighted by Italy.

More: Margarita Forés Knighted and Awarded One of Italy's Highest Honors

Stephanie Kienle


Kienle in 2009

A recent photo of Stephanie Kienle

Since getting married and having two daughters, it’s clear age becomes Stephanie Kienle. These days, she keeps busy as vice president of sales and business development at Philux.

Bettina Osmena


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2008

Bettina in 2016

It’s safe to say Bettina Osmena's romance with older husband Serge Osmena keeps her young.

More: LOOK: Serge and Bettina Osmeña's Sweet Anniversary Surprise From Their Children

Cristalle Pitt


2008

A recent photo of Cristalle Pitt

A younger Cristalle attending a party in 2008; a newlywed and mom to Hunter James Pitt.

Tessa Prieto Valdes


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Tessa in one of our early issues


Tessa in 2018

From a glammed up cover girl from one of T&C's early issues to one of her most show-stopping looks from 2018.

Donnie Tantoco


Donnie in 2009

Donnie in 2018

Even next to his son, Donnie doesn’t look a day over 30. The Rustan Commercial Corporation president owes his physique to hip-hop dancing and religious workouts.

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Tim Yap


Tim in 2007

A recent photo of Tim

Over 10 years ago, Tim Yap attended the launch of T&C. Today, the host and eventologist is married to Javi Martinez Pardo.

Audrey Tan Zubiri


2009

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Audrey at the Red Charity Gala 2018 in an 11-year-old dress by Rajo Laurel

A wife and mother of three, Audrey Tan Zubiri looks as beautiful now as she did back then.

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