Town & Country Philippines launched its tenth anniversary September issue with celebratory cocktails with some of its young, dynamic readers.
Its first DownTown & Country cover features Marion Branellec, Sofia Borromeo, Selina Ocampo, and Brian Poe Llamanzares, part of Manila's vibrant, passionate new jet-set.
With a roomful of their friends and other bright young things, Manila House’s eclectic décor was the perfect backdrop for the intimate event held in partnership with Globe Platinum.
Fueled by Champagne and gin and tonics, guests engaged in animated conversations and filled the room with laughter.
See photos from this first of many celebrations below:
Marion Branellec, Selina Ocampo, and Sofia Borromeo-Alvarez flank the September cover
Top: Carole Cuasay-Tagle, Yvette Fernandez, Patricia Puentevella, Myrza Sison, and Alicia Colby Sy
Bottom: Sandy Aranas, Nicole Limos, Marion Branellec, Martin de Guzman, Hannah Lazatin and Paolo Chua
Mariana Zobel-Aboitiz, Yvette Fernandez, and Andres Borromeo
Sofia Borromeo-Alvarez and Mariana Zobel-Aboitiz
Luigi Maristela-Gepuela, Ricco Ocampo, Selina Ocampo, Tina Maristela Ocampo, and Myrza Sison
Kyla Olives, Jose Laurel, Sofia Borromeo-Alvarez, and Andres Borromeo
Raymond Ang, Michelle Ayuyao, and Manica Tiglao
Left: Raisa Tantuico-Vargas and Miguel Vargas; Right: Alvaro Ramos and Kelly Go
Yvette Fernandez leading the celebration's toast
Ryan Oliva and Yvette Fernandez with the Summit Media publishers and Globe Platinum team
Victor Baron, Mariel Bitanga, Samantha Que Rodriguez, Isa Palabyab, Kyla Olives, and Jose Laurel
Alicia Colby Sy, Sofia Borromeo-Alvarez, Selina Ocampo, Marion Branellec, and Yvette Fernandez
Marion Branellec and Martin de Guzman
Alvaro Ramos, Winnie Wong, and Kelly Go
Left: Kyla Olives, Jose Laurel, and Andres Borromeo; Right: Marsha de Guzman
Mariel Bitanga, Samantha Que Rodriguez, and Isa Palabyab
Left: Xandra Rocha-Araneta and Carole Cuasay-Tagle; Right: Victor Baron, Yvette Fernandez, and Ryan Oliva
Angelo Morada, Selina Ocampo, and Marianna Vargas
Left: Raisa Tantuico-Vargas; Right: Samantha Que Rodriguez
Left: Kyla Olives, Victor Baron, and Nicole Limos; Right: Myrza Sison
Samantha Que Rodriguez and Isa Palabyab
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Selina Ocampo and Marianna Vargas