Tag Archives: Women of Style and Substance

November 21, 2017

Rachel Louise Peters : One with the universe


Rachel Louise Peters does not simply walk into a room…she glides into one. By VIC S. SEVILLA   | Photography by DIX PEREZ When the elevator doors open and she steps out in a pair of jeans and shirt into the corridor of the fourth floor of Shangri-La at the Fort, she instantly attracts attention. Continue Reading


September 4, 2017

Charriol and the 2017 “Women of Style & Substance”



It was a feast of beauty and achievement as PeopleAsia gathered its “Women of Style & Substance” awardees for a sumptuous power lunch at the Pavilion of the Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila. Hosted by famed Swiss watch and jewelry brand, Charriol, the affair was a gathering of the country’s most stylish and successful women. Continue Reading


February 2, 2017

Hail to the Queens

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For as long as anyone can remember, Filipinos have had a time-tested love affair with beauty pageants. Perhaps it’s seeing beautiful faces that excites them the most, or maybe it’s the glamorous dresses put on display and the stories of each potential queen that catch their attention. Or, maybe, it’s the chance that these pageants Continue Reading


November 2, 2016

Princess Anne: Anne Curtis


Anne Curtis’ romantic comedy Bakit Lahat ng Gwapo may Boyfriend? (which loosely translates to “Why do all good-looking men have boyfriends?”) continues to make her legions of fans laugh with the movie’s portrayal of relatable — and hilariously awkward — situations. The fun-loving actress was once recognized a PeopleAsia Women of Style and Substance awardee in 2011, and the Filipino-Australian beauty has Continue Reading

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October 27, 2016

The Crowd Favorite: Kylie Versoza


PeopleAsia congraulates Miss International 2016 and PeopleAsia Women of Style and Substance 2016 awardee Kylie Verzosa who won the crown just minutes ago in Tokyo, Japan! The beauty bested other outstanding women from all over the world, once again proving that the Filipina is right at home — and shines the brightest — on the international stage. Continue Reading


Ann-embellished: Ann Ong


Manila FAME has just completed its most recent exhibition this month. Considered the country’s premier design and lifestyle event, Manila FAME showcases the best of the best in expertly crafted furniture, home decor, jewelry and fashion, to say the least. Often featured in the event is three-time Katha awardee jewelry designer Ann Ong who PeopleAsia also recognized as one of their Women Continue Reading


September 27, 2016

PeopleAsia’s Women of Style and Substance 2016 Awards Night


“A news item caught my eye; it said that a storm was going to hit Luzon tonight, and I immediately texted our managing editor Paolo Dela Cruz. And I told Paolo, please pray for good weather tonight. And in a heartbeat, he texted back, ‘Don’t worry, Joanne — we will be the storm tonight.’” This Continue Reading


August 25, 2016

Vice President Leni Robredo: Destined


By JOSE PAOLO S. DELA CRUZ She was a wife with no plans of being widowed; a widow with no plans of running for Congress; a congresswoman with no plans of running for vice president. But like many reluctant heroes, Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo would soon learn, that life isn’t always about what is planned, Continue Reading


July 24, 2016

Cheers & Charriol for PeopleAsia’s Women of Style & Substance 2016


“So Alex, how does it feel to be the only man in a room full of really powerful women?” jests Malu Francisco, marketing communications manager of Store Specialists Inc., Philippe Charriol International’s international trainer Alexander Jentes. “Good!” was all the otherwise conversational gentleman could say, as the flush on his cheeks grew brighter (partly because of Continue Reading


July 4, 2016

Happy Filipino-American Friendship Day!


Happy Independence Day! Well, for our friends and family residing in the United States, at least. The Fourth of July commemorates the time in American history when the country declared itself an independent nation no longer under the British empire. Having had close ties with the United States for decades and decades now, the Philippines celebrates Continue Reading