Tatler Homes Philippines

Tatler Homes Philippines Homes 15

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


editor’s note

In today’s world, having the ability and freedom to express your individuality is a luxury that many aspire to. One such avenue of self expression is a dream home ; one which, like a fanciful escape, allows your imagination to run rampant and create a private universe that is all your own. In these pages, we round up a fascinating spectrum of homes from around the globe that speak volumes of each owner’s distinct personality. On our cover: the Villa Limonaia in Florence, a centuries-old palazzo with an illustrious past, restored to its former glory by its current owners and transformed into a splendid family sanctuary (p. 206). South of Manila, a contemporary residence where, like a playground for grown-ups, a bold animation graffiti mural adorns the front wall and cherished art…

la divina

Distinguished personalities, close friends, and family members gathered at the Ayala Museum for the cocktail launch of La Divina: The Life and Style of Chona Recto-Kasten, a coffee table book that celebrates the fashion icon’s colourful life. Written by her only daughter TECHIE YSMAELBILBAO with JOSE MARI UGARTE, and edited by MILLET MANANQUIL, La Divina is a compilation of friends’ reminiscences, essays, news articles, interviews, artworks, and photographs dedicated to the fabulous dame. Included in the book are striking and poignant stories of Kasten’s personal life through the eyes of Techie and brother LOUIE YSMAEL. The chic coffee table book’s attractive cover features Kasten’s portrait by the celebrated painted CLAUDIO BRAVO…

show time

Dexterton Corporation, distributor of fine European furnishings for over 50 years, hosted a gala celebration to formally open its impressive new mixed-use showroom and residential building at the heart of Bonifacio Global City. Themed “Timeless: An Appreciation Concert,” the gala event was graced by Manila’s top architects and design personalities including ED CALMA, RAMON ANTONIO, and ANTON MENDOZA. After a tour of the building, guests indulged in a night of music and fine cuisine by the acclaimed chef MARGARITA FORÉS. Dexterton Corporation President SIMPSON ONG’s welcome speech was followed by a toast with family members and the company’s top executives. The grand concert featured Manila Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro RODEL COLMENAR, Opus One, and soprano KL DIZON. Lucky guests took home exciting raffle prizes, including gift certificates, hot…

styling 101

It was one lovely morning as CYNDI FERNANDEZ of Moss Manila Home, in partnership with Te Amo Floristeria’s AMY PENG, gathered the metro’s fashionable mavens for a fun “My Shelf Matters” styling workshop. Te Amo’s luxury floral boutique in Bonifacio Global City was a profusion of colourful blooms as guests, including influencers JENNI EPPERSON and TESSA PRIETOVALDES were invited to create their own beautiful bouquets and dried floral decoupages. During the workshop, Fernandez shared tips on the importance of balance and textures in combining decor and flowers to craft charming vignettes for the home.…

bedtime stories

Luxe sleep brand Tempur welcomed guests into its newly-opened showroom in Greenbelt 5 as it launched #WeLoveSleep, the brand’s worldwide campaign to promote the benefits of sleep to one’s overall well-being. Among those who shared their real stories and perfect sleep experiences as Tempur owners were the brand’s new ambassadors— celebrities MAXENE MAGALONA and DONITA ROSE CAVETT, and Australian Gonstead Chiropractor DANIEL SU. The showroom features the new Tempur store concept, which has a modern Scandinavian feel, and an interactive pillow bar that lets clients find the perfect Tempur pillow through its own pillow app—a first in the country. Tempur’s products use a NASAengineered pressure absorbing material that adapts, conforms, and supports the body’s natural contour. Their collection of pillows, mattresses, beds, and accessories are designed to give people the best Zzz’s…

filipino flair

Sisters STEPHANIE KIENLE GONZALEZ and JESSICA KIENLE MAXWELL warmly welcomed guests to the latest showroom of Philux Home located at Shangri-La at the Fort. Guests enjoyed live jazz, hors d’oeuvres, and bubbly at the new lifestyle concept store that blends curated home accessories with Philux furniture pieces. As the brand is all about Filipino craftsmanship, most of the pieces in the collection are created by Filipino artists and artisans with the use of local materials from all over the country. Among the personalities spotted at the opening were JAIME ZOBEL DE AYALA, SOFIA and PATXI ELIZALDE, and Thai Ambassador THANATIP together with his wife Madame MONTHIP UPATISING.…