Tatler Homes Philippines

Tatler Homes Philippines Homes 20

From an extraordinary converted convent in the romantic English countryside, to the art-filled Manila sanctuary of a renowned gallery owner, the second edition of Tatler Homes Philippines is a delightful compilation of some of the world’s most beautiful houses.

Tatler Asia Limited
2 期号


the heart of the home

For many of us, the kitchen is the heart of the home. In today’s world, lines blur between the kitchen as a practical service area for cooking, and the kitchen as a creative space used for dining and entertaining. It is now central to many a special occasion. It is where memorable meals are whipped up. It is where friends and family love to gather. Within our contemporary lifestyle, it has become de rigeur for one’s kitchen to become an inspiring space. You can achieve just that with the latest kitchen trends as spotted by Asia Tatler in this year’s EuroCucina during Milan Design Week (Culinary Edge, p. 78). Pepper that with a range of cool and clever kitchen aids to make party prep easier and more fun (Kitchen Kool, p.…

artistic repast

What: Spectacular Mid-Year Auction Preview Where: León Gallery, Eurovilla 1, Legazpi Village What better way to celebrate a Saturday evening than with a lavish dinner on the illustrious Arnedo Table. Leon Gallery's JAIME PONCE DE LEÓN masterminded this luxurious repast. It was a gorgeous setting, featuring antique silver and fine crystal in a room hung with precious works of art, among them FERNANDO AMORSOLO’S Under the Mango Tree and LORENZO GUERRERO'S At River’s Bend. A spread by the chef MARGARITA FORÉS capped by an apres-dinner buffet of sweets and champagne flowed the entire evening. Manila's collectors and art enthusiasts were, therefore, suitably fortified to linger past midnight.…

red room

What: Afternoon Delight Where: Mirèio Indoor Terrace, Raffles Makati It was an intimate afternoon from high tea to cocktails as Philippine Tatler Homes Editor MIA BORROMEO marked another year with a thanksgiving celebration at Mireio's Indoor Terrace. The cosy jewel-box-of-a-space, swathed in trademark deep ruby-red tones, drew lovely ladies FE RODRIGUEZ, MONIQUE TODA, THERESE CORONEL-SANTOS, and other dear friends from the travelling sisterhood. The delightful menu, inspired by the red room's interiors, included pretty, bubble-filled concoctions like rose spritz and champagne with strawberries along with a selection of fine teas and herbal infusions. There was something for everyone: scones with creme fraiche and raspberry jam, chocolate dipped strawberries, mini salmon blinis, a charcuterie and cheese platter, a beautiful surprise cake topped with luscious butter cream red roses, and Raffles' special chicharon (fried…

penthouse picnic

What: "Fresco" Dinner Where: Twenty-four Seven McKinley Penthouse Sub-Zero and Wolf launched their new outdoor kitchen suite with a celebration of fresh food and al fresco dining. Guests were treated to a picnic-inspired dinner at the penthouse of Focus Global's Twenty-four Seven McKinley with views of the bustling Global City skyline. Lush leafy floral centrepieces adorned long white picnic tables under string lights on a perfect summer night. Bringing the outdoor dining experience to another level, Sub-Zero and Wolf commissioned an exclusive tasting menu by the celebrated chef TONY BOY ESCALANTE. Spotted enjoying the marvellous spread—sweet potato chips with pecorino truffle dip, corn tempura with red pepper marmalade, watermelon feta arugula salad, and coriander devilled rice with smoked pork ribs fresh off the grill—were personalities from the local design scene such as…

remarkable milestone

What: Janet Clemo's 80th Birthday Celebration Where: Manila Polo Club, Forbes Park Eighty special guests gathered together for a Curry Tiffin lunch in celebration of JANET CLEMO'S 80th birthday. The heart-warming lunch was hosted by JAN'S daughter, FIONA, and SALITO MALCA at the Manila Polo Club. The memorable venue was where JAN had met her husband, the late FREDDIE CLEMO, when she first moved to the Philippines from the UK. Surrounded by tropical blooms, together with much love and laughter, JAN'S closest friends were treated to humorous excerpts from the celebrant's recently published book, East Sussex More Far, along with a fabulous cake replicating the book's cover. It was a perfect day for a remarkable lady.…

vipp treatment

What: Vipp Store Opening Where: Shangri-La at the Fort, BGC Danish design brand Vipp unveiled an all-new stand-alone Concept Store in Shangri-La at the Fort, the first in Asia. The affair began with an exclusive four-course press lunch. In attendance were Vipp's MARK CHRISTIANSEN, PEDER HEMPHREY SMITH, and Chief Designer, MORTEN BO JENSEN, who flew in from Copenhagen and passionately shared the brand's design philosophy, which originated with a pedal bin. Enjoying hors d'oeuvres and live saxophone music, Noble House's CEO TONY CAO and Managing Director RUMI LI led guests around the showroom where they were free to interact with the products and concepts in the retail area of the sleek black, white, and grey-themed store.…