More articles about: C.C. Coo

 
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Should you let your age determine what you can or cannot wear?
To My Dearest Truly Rich Lady,Hi. I am need of advice. Is there clothing that you shouldn’t wear beyond the age of 30, 40, 50, and above? I am in the “above” category. Also, I changed my clothes this morning because I ...
 
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Weekend pursuits are lovely, but sometimes we need to close our eyes for 48 hours. See you on Monday.
During another polite conversation at another polite soiree, a dinner companion asked: “Si-si Coo, how are you going to spend the weekend? I’m sure you have something exciting planned.”“Well, instead of spending the weekend, I think I will save it,” I replied. ...
 
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“This necklace doesn’t fit my neck because I ate bread yesterday.”
Forget the opening of that chi-chi international boutique, the golden anniversary of the ballet, or the super exclusive lunch with Ms. Marda. This weekend, the only place to be was at an artisanal fair filled with handmade sustainable goods from the motherland. The ...
 
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It's time to catch up with the world, says C.C. Coo.
A couple of months ago, I went to my nephew’s school for a private matter. I needed to pee and it was on the way. I asked a kind student where I could relieve myself. He pointed to a corner of one ...
 
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A smile can keep those emotions in check.
The Truly Rich Lady (that’s me!) is just like you. I, too, am not immune to the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, the dagger plunged into the heart by a friend, or the toe stubbed on the leg of a table ...
 
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Why are my Truly Rich Friends asking me about this fight?
I hear, from my friends and even my mother, that this thing called a heart (I think it’s the one that makes that thumping rhythm in your chest) can make you do crazy things.I don’t know anymore because I haven’t been able ...
 
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Do not post anything you don’t want your boss to know.
You know how all the fancy, high-end phones now have screens as big as the five-head of your Truly Rich Frenemy? Well, yesterday, at a meeting for the fundraiser to benefit the poor people who do not have proper ski equipment for ...
 
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Power posing can only go so far and will fail miserably if you can’t back it up with actual power. 
It is rare that I, Si-si Coo, the Truly Rich Lady, find myself not in a position of power. So when I was invited by Iggy, a Not Close Truly Rich Friend, for coffee, I knew something was about to go down ...
 
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This is what happens when the Truly Rich Lady discovers GIFs.
I think the use of Instagram Stories is a clear indicator of where one lies in the generational divide. If you use them, you are a young person. If you are confused by them, you are an old person.I know what are ...
 
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It is harder now to determine who is Truly Rich, what with hordes of people coming into money or, you know, dressing like they have money.
While waiting for my driver to pick me at the driveway of Grand Old Hotel, I overheard this conversation: “That one! That looks like a good one right, Jen?”“Yes, yes! Porsche Boxster, the 2020 model. Gucci sneakers. Suit and sunglasses. And a full ...
 
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Like taste, style, talent, and charisma, coolness is something that simply and naturally happens.
So a funny thing happened to me yesterday. While inside an elevator rocketing skyward to one of the family apartments in the city, one of my interns (my Truly Rich Mother decided to be charitable and volunteered me to her amigas as ...
 
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Is a pause from life worth it? Or are you just wasting your time?
Dear Truly Rich Lady,Asking for a friend: Is taking a gap year a good idea? Also, is it okay if my friend—not me!—does a gap year even though she is no longer fresh out of high school or college or in her ...
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