Tatler Philippines

Tatler Philippines


Every month, Tatler Philippines takes you behind the scenes and reveals the fascinating lives and stories of influential people in business, cultural, social and sporting life of the Philippines. The ultimate arbiter of high society, taste and glamour, Philippine Tatler provides exclusive coverage of the best local and international events. The magazine provides our highly affluent and cosmopolitan readers with essential information on the finer things such as arts and culture, business, travel, trends, and food or wine.

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in this issue

2 min.
around asia

TATLER HONG KONG After a long and successful career working with Hong Kong stars such as Leslie Cheung and Anita Mui and brands such as the Mandarin Oriental, designer and artist Alan Chan opens the doors to his pop-up private museum and discusses his dreams to open a more permanent space to display his enormous and eclectic collection. tatlerhongkong.com TATLER INDONESIA Model, actress, triathlete and entrepreneur Kelly Tandiono is on this month’s cover of Tatler Indonesia. She is an inspiration to her many fans and a role model to those determined to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle. tatlerindonesia.com TATLER MALAYSIA Olympic divers Leong Mun Yee, Ng Yan Yee and Nur Dhabitah Sabri star on the cover of Tatler Malaysia’s July issue. The young athletes discuss their drive, the misconceptions regarding their sport and the…

1 min.

SPORTS & FITNESS We round-up some of the most remarkable men and women who have put the Philippines on the map in the competitive world of sports and fitness. WELLNESS Tatler Online brings you a list of tips sourced from industry experts on how to keep one in tip-top shape both physically and mentally. FURNITURE Here’s an overview of different chairs inspired by style philosophies that have made their mark in pop culture and interior design. Follow us on social media @tatlerphilippines Photos Clockwise, from top: Red Ox Media Events; Pressfoto from freepik; Karelys Ruiz from unsplash…

3 min.
2020 isn’t cancelled

This is the fourth issue we have done under quarantine. Our offices have just reopened and there are signs of life coming to the fore, especially from the retail sector, businesses, restaurants and yes, traffic. We are waiting for things to really go back to our “future normal” before we resume photo shoots and live interviews—but till that time comes, we must keep being innovative, pushing the envelope and tapping hidden talents. Like what you will now discover about our cover star, Bianca Araneta Elizalde, and her husband, Juan, in this issue. After 20 years you would think you’ve seen and done it all. But for the first time in our magazine’s history, the photographs for the cover and the cover story were styled by the subject herself and taken by…

1 min.

STEPHANIE ZUBIRI An author, journalist and TV show personality, she currently helms Tatler Homes Philippines as its editor-in-chief. Her byline has appeared in a number of publications locally and internationally focusing on food, lifestyle and travel. A mother of two, she believes in encouraging more people to cook at home and celebrate with every meal. In this issue, she converses with five individuals whose failures and hardships springboarded them to success in “From the Ashes” (p.144) JUAN ELIZALDE He’s the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Wholeliving Corporation which operates The Wholesome Table Restaurants. He also stands as the senior vice president of Manila Broadcasting Company and owner of several well-known establishments on Boracay Island. A father of four and a lucky husband to an amazing wife, Elizalde is a nature lover who also…

3 min.
still life

XYZA BACANI When the pandemic started, I felt anxious just like everyone else. I was worried about my family and my professional life when cancellation emails, as well as postponed exhibitions and travels, began filling my inbox. When the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) was announced, I made a calculated decision to go out and report stories in our rural town in Bambang and around Manila. It meant keeping a distance from my family, educating my little nieces that hugs are not allowed and living with the paranoia of bringing the virus home. I spent most of my creative life abroad and the ECQ gave me the chance to learn more about the Philippines. Just watching the quiet sunset, speaking with different people, listening to their tales and being a conduit for…

4 min.
book with a view

A man like Kevin Kwan needs no introduction. His books are part of the exclusive list that has made it to the New York Times’ and Time Magazine’s top picks for summer reads. He is also the mind behind the sensational trilogy that’s brought us beyond the gilded walls of Asia’s most glamorous lifestyles. Today, he discusses his new book, Sex & Vanity, and how it manages to differentiate itself from Kwan’s earlier successes. Tatler Asia: Following the immense success of Crazy Rich Asians, did you find yourself needing to step back and re-centre yourself to conceptualise and write a new book? Kevin Kwan: Yes. I really felt the need to do something totally different. The Crazy Rich Asians trilogy was a huge part of my life for eight years. I started…