Gracing the digital cover for June is Man of Measure David Jacob.
This month at T&C, we take a look at the past and the future of Philippine fashion with two separate stories on the designers who have made waves in the industry. We also give our readers a chance to discern high-quality pieces, from exquisite pearls to premium shower heads.
David Jacob’s life has been full of surprises. His work has unexpectedly led him to DJing professionally, and his DJing to meet the love of his life. While it hasn’t all been smooth sailing for the Marsh Asia lifer, the journey to where he is now has been an extraordinary one. What’s next for David? He says he’s going wherever his top priority—his family—will take him.
With an application success rate of 100 percent, Henley & Partners, the premier agency for residency and citizenship by investment programs, will tell you exactly what you need to know to apply for a second (or third) citizenship. It’s going to take more than net worth. The firm’s managing partner Dominic Volek reveals the risks and profiles that might lessen an applicant’s chance of getting that coveted second passport. This and all other frequently asked questions about the program are answered here.
These four ateliers were frequented by the well-dressed of the Golden ‘50s to create their lavish ensembles: Valera, Slim’s, R.T. Paras, and New Yorker. During that time, it was de rigueur to have luxurious materials sourced from all over the world—tweed from England, silks from France, linens from Italy—but only a few had the eye and the know-how to nail that perfect fit.
Town&Country invited a number of design-loving professionals to an interactive afternoon that stimulated all the senses. In partnership with Axor, the event introduced guests to the latest innovation in bathroom fixtures—the top-of-the-line Axor ShowerHeaven. After a lunch prepared by Kai catering, guests were given the grand tour of the magnificent six-storey Kuysen Design & Experience Center.
Any self-confessed jewelry lover would know the 4Cs by heart, but what makes a pearl precious? There’s a lot to know about this gemstone. We take a look at the history of the pearl, how pearls are made, and how to tell one type of pearl from another. Famously, the South Sea Pearl was declared by former President Fidel V. Ramos as the National Gem in 1996.
The 25th anniversary of Fete de la Musique and the 50th anniversary of the CCP coincidentally fall on the same month. These two events, along with Independence Day and International LGBT Pride Month, contribute to the surplus of arts and culture events this June. To top that off, ballet company Moscow Ballet will be staging the iconic Swan Lake at the New Frontier Theater in Quezon City from June 14 to 22.