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He also reveals what gets his creative juices going and unveils his latest pursuits.
For C. Mark Wilson, a childhood Christmas present turned out to be a gift that just keeps giving. When he was 13, he received a camera; over the holidays, spent with his cousins at the ancestral family home, Mark could not put ...
 
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In whatever field she has entered, entrepreneur Karen Santos is driven by her passions.
Every so often, the universe sends Karen Santos a sign, and everything else just seems to fall into place. Best known these days for Kassa, her brand that sells fine linens and table accessories, Karen now also offers fine furniture—everything from Louis ...
 
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Curiosity and openness are crucial to developing taste, in art and other matters, according to this stylish art collector.
Later this month, the latest edition of Art in the Park gets underway at the Jaime Velasquez Park in Makati. Billed as the country’s most significant affordable art fair, it’s a pet project of Trickie’s, one of the driving forces behind Philippine ...
 
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Unwaveringly proud of their multicultural upbringing, Mark Lewis and Sandy Higgins have practiced their respective trades in all corners of the world and have returned to run Slim's Fashion and Arts school.
Since 2009, siblings Mark Lewis and Sandy Higgins have been co-directors at Slim’s Fashion and Arts school, the venerable institution founded by their mother Salvacion Lim Higgins and their aunt Purificacion Lim in 1960. “After living outside of the Philippines for quite ...
 
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Modern artist and craftswoman, Yola Perez Johnson, reveals how she loves doing the unexpected.
Modern artist and craftswoman, Yola Perez Johnson, reveals how she loves doing the unexpected.Yola was but a child when her renegade streak began manifesting itself. At age 5, she stirred panic in her household by disappearing for hours to watch the festivities ...
 
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Being born into a family of accomplished women flush with style and substance might be a burden to some, but Marga handles the pressure with effortless grace, elan, and charm.
I’ve been to a lot of weddings and seen a lot of wedding videos over the years, but recently I stumbled upon a clip which may be my favorite yet—the one of Marga Valdes and her husband TJ Trinidad. In a span ...
 
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Former shoe and accessories designer, equestrienne, and now founding member of the truffle-loving knights of Alba, Ina leads a very cosmopolitan life.
When it comes to matters of taste, Ina Ayala keeps an open mind. Not one to go for the big name fashion labels herself, Ina admires other women who trust their own style instincts and don’t just jump on the latest trends. ...
 
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The fashion and lifestyle journalist, book author, and home and interiors store owner shares what inspires his effortlessly cool style.
Travel, my collection of design books, and 1stdibs.My partner, Bruce Bromberg, who constantly reminds me that I am smart and should apply myself more. His nagging led to my book, my store, and my home line, which is now sold at Bergdorf ...
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