Tatler Philippines

Tatler Philippines May-19

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.

Edipresse Media Hong Kong Ltd
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12 Issues

In this issue

1 min.
around asia

Sonia Cheng, CEO of the Rosewood Hotel Group, graces the cover with her team in Hong Kong as they celebrate the opening of the city’s first Rosewood property. She shares some of the fascinating stories behind her biggest project yet. The Regal Issue features Negeri Sembilan’s royal couple Mohamed Alauddin Naquiyddin and Puteri Badrinise Zakuan-Alauddin on bringing up their daughters with a sense of normalcy. Naquiah and Tunku Syazwan Kaiyisah on what it’s like to be in their shoes. Haidan Lin, Wei Han, Rongrong Ye, Yihui Zhang, Yue Shang, and Chenzhao Gao are members of F Lady, an interactive business and investment platform tailored to female entrepreneurs. They talk about its unique vision of bringing together female leaders. Nancy Ong, Mervin Wee (above), Kimihisa Abe, and Chloe Ng are the recipients of the…

2 min.
philippine tatler

Managing Director IRENE MARTEL FRANCISCO Advertising General Manager - Sales LYNNE M PALMA Finance Chief Accountant NANCY GRACE T BARIRING Production and Traffic Production Manager LENNIE ONDRA Production Assistant TIFFANY TORRES Chairman & CEO MICHEL LAMUNIèRE CFO, Asia IDA CHEUNG CCO, Asia and MD-Edipresse Media Hong Kong SEAN FITZPATRICK Head of Generation T, Asia TAMARA LAMUNIèRE Editor, Generation T Asia LEE WILLIAMSON Managing Director–Edipresse Media Malaysia FLORENCE FANG Managing Director–Edipresse Media Singapore CORINNE NG Managing Director–Edipresse Media China MICHAEL LAMUNIèRE Managing Director–Philippines IRENE MARTEL FRANCISCO General Manager-Edipresse Media Taiwan APRIL HSU Regional Financial Controller ERIC FOO Regional IT Manager MARK TAM International Sales intlad@edipressemedia.com International Sales Director EDMOND CHEUK France: MARIE ARMANDE DE SPARRE madesparre@masmediaf.com India: RACHNA GULATI rachna.gulati@mediascope.in Indonesia: MILLIE STEPHANIE milliestephanie@mobiliarigroup.com Italy: LAURA BELLAMIO laura.bellamio@Kmedianet.com Japan: MATHIAS BOUEE mathias.bouee@mediakeys.com Korea: JOANE LEE dbi@doobee.com Middle East: SUDARSHNA RATHORE sudarshna@iasmedia.com Spain: DAVID CASTELLO david.castello@kmedianet.es Thailand: NARTNITTHA JIRARAYAPONG noo@njintermedia.com Turkey: REHA BILGE rbilge@medialtd.co.tr UK: AMANDA BENACHOUR amanda@cranemedia.co.uk US&Canada: CONOVER BROWN conoverbrown@worldmediaonlinecom Edipresse Group Chairman Pierre LamuniÈre CFO…

2 min.
the three ‘b’s’

The Philippines has three obsessions and they all start with the letter “B:” Basketball, Boxing, and Beauty Pageants. You can always tell that a Manny Pacquiao fight or a Miss Universe pageant is on the telly when the whole Metro stops and there’s hardly anyone on the road. The passion of Filipinos about beauty pageants is fortunately compensated by our Filipinas’ ability to excel in them (the same can be said about boxing but sadly, not basketball). Many victories in this field have proven that our women are truly one of the most beautiful in the world. Catriona Gray, our cover subject this month, is the fourth Philippine representative to win the coveted title of Miss Universe. She is not your typical beauty pageant contestant, mind you. In our interview she…

2 min.

GEMMA CRUZ ARANETA The respected author writes a poignant memoir about her mother, Carmen Guerrero-Nakpil in “Carmen” (p 172) What’s one thing you wish you knew when you were in your 20s? Christianisation was a hoax. What two destinations are on your travel bucket list? Morocco and Turkey. Who would play you in a movie? No one—that is why there are no movies about me. Favourite photographers? Patrick de Koenigswarter, may he rest in peace. Where do you get creative inspiration? History. Favourite artists? No favourite artists: each one has his/her own worth. REN SALIBA The talented photographer captures a dark urban elegance in the fashion editorial “About the Boy” (p 110) What’s one thing you wish you knew when you were in your 20s? I wish I had worried less, embraced where I was, and that I knew everything was going to be better than okay. What…

2 min.
visual vanity

For 25 years, AXOR has been designing mixers, showers, faucets, and bathroom accessories for discerning consumers who value space and design. Its avant-garde pieces highlight individuality and exclusivity, and all are made to the highest technological standards. As a part of the Hansgrohe manufacturing group, the brand lives up to its reputation as one of the world’s leading design companies. These designs have become synonymous with quality and perfection over the years. AXOR continues to develop and evolve its design and aesthetic by collaborating with esteemed designers like Antonio Citterio, Jean-Marie Massaud, Patricia Urquiola, and Philippe Starck. In celebration of its 25th year, the brand partnered with studio Phoenix Design, winner of the Red Dot Design Team 2018, to produce AXOR MyEdition, a collection of nine products for washbasins, bidets, and…

1 min.
wedding bells are ringing

There’s a celebration coming up among the Tantocos as Cathy Tantoco Huang will soon be tying the knot with fiance, surgeon David Endriga. The ceremony is set for later this month at the Santuario de San Antonio church in Makati’s Forbes Park, to be followed by a reception at Shangri-La at the Fort. The bride is a scion of the family behind Rustan’s and is the only daughter of luxury retail doyenne Nedy Tantoco. She is, at present, general manager of Rustan Marketing Specialists Inc. The bridegroom, on the other hand, is currently an orthopedic spine surgeon at St Luke’s Medical Centre. Prior to this, he was a spinal surgery fellow at the Norton Leatherman Spine Centre in the United States. We wish the happy couple all the best!…