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TWG: Tea Holiday Collection 2016

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Philippines, October 2016 – This holiday, TWG Tea offers a delightful selection of new Christmas wonders just in time for the season ofgiving. Transforming icy snowflakes into steaming hot drops of delightful tea concoctions  and gorgeous accessories, TWG Teabrings merriment and joy to the tea table with the 2016 Holiday Collection.

Christmas Jewel Caviar Tin Tea

Once upon a TWG Tea Christmas, in a towering castle set in mountainous drifts of snow as fresh and frosty as rough cut diamonds, agleaming little box sits hidden at the foot of a towering fir tree. Holding a precious surprise, the box reveals a sparkling Christmas Jewel CaviarTin Tea, encased in an artfully designed locket as an invitation to a world of enchantments. A glistening gem, this sumptuous blend of greenteas is accented by festive spices, sweet orange and rare pearls of tea. A glorious tea fit for a king.twg-tea-holiday-collection-2016-3TWG Tea Glamour Collection

For the midas touch, the elegant porcelain Glamour Collection is simple yet refined additionto any festive cheer, a happy balance of tradition and modernity. With a milky white porcelaininterior, the teapots are available in hand painted platinum, perfect for any variety of tea.twg-tea-holiday-collection-2016-2Reminiscent of the silhouette of a flower, a matching collection of porcelain tea bowls inrainbow hues, lined with an opalescent inlay or hand painted in precious metals, werepainstakingly shaped to perfectly fit the curve of the mouth.

For the ultimate bespoke gift, create your own TWG Tea hamper by choosing from our collection of over 800 loose teas from

45 tea-producing regions around the world, gorgeous accessories and packed tins of tea, in addition to tea jellies, chocolates, sugars, andmacarons. Customise your perfect Christmas selection with a range of other collections such as the Red Christmas Teabag gift box with 15luxurious hand sewn 100% cotton teabags, highlighted with burnished gold imagery of snowy sleigh rides. For privileged connoisseurs,White Christmas Tea is a Yin Zhen white tea melded with an exquisite blend of fruits and spices, creating an enchanting mix of flavours insignature Haute Couture Tea Tin.

TWG Tea Christmas collection will be available at all TWG Tea locations in the Philippines starting from November 2016

Christmas Jewel Caviar Tin Tea containing 100g of loose tea retails at PhP 2,595. The Glamour Tea Bowls are priced at PhP

5,425. Red Christmas Teabag gift box retails at PhP 1,125.

TWG Red Christmas Teabag Gift Boxtwg-tea-holiday-collection-2016-1   Follow us on social media and tag us with #TWGTeaOfficial and #ATWGTeaChristmas

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About TWG Tea

TWG Tea, the finest luxury tea brand in the world, was established in Singapore and celebrates the year 1837 when the island became a trading post for teas, spices and fine epicurean products. TWG Tea, which stands for The Wellbeing Group, was founded in 2008 as a luxury concept that incorporates unique and original retail outlets, exquisite tea rooms and an international distribution network to professionals. Committed to offering teas directly from source gardens, TWG Tea’s collection is the largest in the world, with fine harvests from every tea producing country and exclusive hand crafted tea blends. Internationally recognised as a true innovator with the creation of new varieties of tea every season in collaboration with the world’s most renowned estates, TWG Tea also offers exquisite signature modern tea accessories and delicate tea-infused sweets and savouries.

After launching its first Singapore tea salon & boutique at Republic Plaza in 2008, TWG Tea has opened in iconic destinations such as ION Orchard, Marina Bay Sands and Takashimaya Singapore. Expanding its presence internationally, TWG Tea has heralded the opening of exquisite Tea Salons & Boutiques in Bangkok, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Tokyo, Manila, Jakarta and Shanghai.  In addition, TWG Tea’s exclusive collection of the finest teas of the world is available fromTWG Tea Boutiques in Harrods Knightsbridge, London and Dean & DeLuca Madison Ave, New York. The premier tea supplier to the finest hotels, restaurants and international airlines, TWG Tea is retailed around the world in gourmet épiceries, includingEl Corte Ingles in Portugal, Feinkost Kaefer in Germany, David Jones in Australia and GUM in Moscow, Russia, and served in Business Class, First Class and Suites and in the Lounges of Singapore Airlines and Nippon Airways.

TWG Teas are available in Singapore, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, and Vietnam. European   online   orders   can   be   made   at;   online   orders   within   the   USA   can   be   made   at; Canadian orders may be made online at; worldwide online orders can bemade directly from the TWG Tea e-Boutique and m-Boutique at

The Scarf Bar at Burberry

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 The Scarf Bar by Burberry has 15 ways to style a scarf for women and 6 ways for men. Find out when you visit the Burberry boutique @ssilifeph In Greenbelt 4 #BurberryScarfBarPh #BurberryPh #SSIGroupInc #SSILife #Scarfthe-scarf-bar-at-burberry-2  From raw cashmere to the finished design, discover the craftsmanship behind our iconic Burberry cashmere scarves. Made in Scotland at two distinguished mills by expert craftsmen, over 30 colours, check and prints are available as part of The Scarf Bar.the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-3 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-4 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-5 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-6 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-7 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-8 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-9 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-10 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-11 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-12 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-13 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-14 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-15 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-16 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-17 the-scarf-bar-at-burberry-1

People Asia’s Women of Style and Substance 2016

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Congratulations “Ms. Mayor” Joanne Ramirez @joanneraeramirez Editor in Chief of People Asia.  Definitely “the storm that shook Metro Manila” with the well attended event even though it was all the way in Alabang.

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Charriol has partnered with The Foundation for Professional Training, Inc. (FPTI), a non-profit organization that promotes a lifelong development for women by conducting formal education and vocational programs through its managed schools and centers. This initiative is in support of their partnership with People Asia Magazine for the annual Women of Style and Substance awards.  where People Asia highlights stylish and influential women thriving in their respective industries.women-of-style-and-substance-2016-1Charriol will donate PHP 1,000 for every time piece sold in any of its Charriol branches nationwide between September 1, 2016 to October 30, 2016. Proceeds will be used to fund the education of the FPTI students. Per DTI Permit No. 13623 Series of 2016women-of-style-and-substance-2016-2In the Philippines, Charriol is located at C1 Bonifacio High Street Central, Gateway Mall, Greenbelt 5, Newport Mall, Podium, Power Plant Mall, Robinsons Magnolia, Robinsons Place Manila, Rustan’s Makati, Rustan’s Shangri-La, Rustan’s Ayala Cebu, SM Mall of Asia, TriNoma, 158 Designers’ Boulevard (Alabang Town Center, Century City Mall and Marquee Mall), Kiss & Fly Terminal 3, Brandsmart in Robinsons Starmills Pampanga, Abreeza Mall in Davao, Limketkai Cagayan de Oro and Veranza Mall in General Santos City. Visit or follow @charriolph and @ssilifeph on Instagram for more information.
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Cartier Collection 2016

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Since the dawn of time, precious materials and fine gemstones have crystallized the virtues that man ascribes to them… Amulette de Cartier is a jewelry creation charged with emotional power. Like a talisman, a lucky charm, a padlock-pledge in which the knowing ear hears a personal wish, a very secret message.


Moving on from the fine gemstone creations, the Amulette de Cartier collection has been enhanced with new, naturally sophisticated precious materials. Now, guilloché gold and snakewood seal their potent mix of sparkling presence and mysterious magic to create a jewel of one’s very own, ringed with gold, at once a promise and a wish.


Intrinsic to Cartier’s history as a creative watchmaker is a spirit of innovation. A pioneering ethos that has not just brought about numerous technical advances, but also engendered ground-breaking new forms: the square for Santos, the rectangle for Tank… The result is a line of emblematic timepieces that have not just created a new aesthetic, but also stood the test of time. Creativity, passion and pure excellence are the keys to a success that has endured for more than a hundred years. The same qualities at the very heart of Clé de Cartier.

cartier-collection-2016-4Behind simplicity often lies pure virtuosity. A simple shape. A simple line. A simple gesture. A simple innovation. A simple outline. A simple allure.


Launching globally this October is the Coup d’éclat de Cartier. The diamond is imaginatively staged in this capricious collection that plays with radiance, proportion and movement. cartier-collection-2016-5

Ablaze in the form of swirls, twists and facets, the light of the diamond is the creative signature of stunning Cartier savoir-faire


The collection of delicate pieces exudes elegance and refined simplicity. The lines of these timeless, feminine pieces are paved with diamonds that are radiant with finesse and graceful purity. cartier-collection-2016-6Wear singly, as a declaration of love, together to radiate joy and light, or independently – just for you.


Black, white: contrasting tones which make the head spin – the Hypnose watch seems to whirl Cartier timekeeping into a never-ending spiral. A jewellery watch of hypnotic fascination, its aesthetic appeal lies in the form and power of illusion inspired in its lines. In one stylish yet disciplined stroke, Cartier has created a major new watchmaking classic in the Hypnose The elegance of its oval form, edged with diamonds, is feminine, subtle and definitively Cartier with an essential brilliance. Graphic ellipses of pure, jewel-like white are accentuated by the luminosity of pavé-set diamonds to create a watch that falls halfway between sophisticated evening attire and exquisite day wear.

Movement, perspective, optical illusions… All these and more are encapsulated by the virtuosity of savoir-faire in the black lacquer filling the hollows together with the diamonds illuminating the hours from one oval form to the next.


With the Panthère de Cartier sunglasses, the popular pilot shape lends its taut lines to the Maison’s emblematic animal, the panther. This is a timeless design created for the assertive, independent woman. An iconic style with unique character and unexpected details, epitomising the distinction of a Maison that cultivates the art of being an individual whilst staying true to a classic A panther’s head, a three-dimensional jewelled sculpture, emerges on each side of the lenses. The animal’s jewellery finish (black lacquer for the eyes and the nose with a realistic pattern) is a mark of Cartier’s incomparable expertise.

Mirror-effect lenses coated with a golden flash or graduated grey lenses with silver-toned reflections exude style and excellence, whilst the bridge and temples are adorned with a smooth gold or platinum finish in a stunning example of Cartier’s eyewear expertise.

A sunglasses collection distinguished by an exquisitely wild side, this reinvented classic is produced in the Cartier Eyewear Manufacture in Sucy-en-Brie. This ultra-modern setting dedicated to innovation, design and production confirms Cartier’s position as one of the few Maisons to benefit from its own Manufacture, a guarantee of uniquely high standards.


This is a man who loves to move forward. He radiates unmistakable strength, shares his convictions, and is never short on daring. Everything is a question of perspective for this lover of detail, who finds the confidence to guide him across the world within the flawless design of the Santos de Cartier style or rectangular, featuring a double bridge enhanced with a touch of tortoiseshell, and lenses that are brown, grey, polarised and graduated, or adorned with a slight flash coating. This is an eyewear collection conceived to define a way of being: a matter of curiosity, a question of desire.

And when it comes to exploring the world, going further, and pushing back the horizon, the lenses are adorned with a “world map” motif, enhanced by a golden flash coating. This special limited edition is both an allusion and tribute to Cartier’s pioneering spirit.

The same precious finishes can be found throughout the collection. The signature of quintessential jewellery eyewear craftsmanship: a double acetate bridge, protruding domed screws, gadrooned bridges, or guilloché lens edges. These are essential accessories, a true declaration of style and independence.

In the Philippines, Cartier is located at Greenbelt 4, Rustan’s Makati, Rustan’s Shangri-la and Newport Resorts World. Follow @ssilifeph on Instagram for more information.


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In anticipation of World Food Day on October 16, Michael Kors is pleased to announce a host of initiatives to support Watch Hunger Stop, the brand’s campaign to fight global hunger. Now on its 4th year, Watch Hunger Stop has enabled the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to deliver more than 13 million meals to children in need. This year, there are more ways than ever to help build a world with zero hunger. Everyone can help—because it all adds up.Michael Kors and Kate Hudson_Watch Hunger StopPARTNERSHIP WITH KATE HUDSON

Actress, author, entrepreneur and humanitarian Kate Hudson once again teams up with Michael Kors to support Watch Hunger Stop. “I’m honored to continue my collaboration with Michael on this important cause,” says Hudson. “We are all responsible for making sure the world’s children grow up healthy, happy, strong and educated and that all begins with eradicating hunger.”


A centerpiece of this year’s campaign will be an activity tracker specially designed to support Watch Hunger Stop. The unique piece will be sold exclusively in select Michael Kors stores and on For each activity tracker sold, 100 meals will be donated to WFP to support school meals.[1] Part of the new Michael Kors Access line of wearable technology, the activity tracker has been specially designed to highlight the cause, with a sleek, understated map of the world on its white mother-of-pearl face and “Watch Hunger Stop” embossed on the leather band. It will be powered by the Michael Kors Access app, enabling you to set goals, track your steps, distance and calories burned, and monitor your sleep activity. Compatible with both iPhone and Android devices, the tracker requires no charging (thanks to a coin cell battery) and offers remote control link functionality so you can take photos, play music and find your phone. Both the men’s and women’s activity trackers will retail for $145, an accessible price point that makes it even easier for anyone to become an ambassador for the cause.Michael KorsWATCH HUNGER STOP TIMEPIECES

Special-edition watches have been a part of the Watch Hunger Stop effort since its inception, with 100 meals donated to WFP for each watch sold.[2] Both the 100 Series watches, featuring the designer’s iconic Runway watch case body, and the limited-edition Bradshaw 100, feature a detailed map of the world on the face and Michael Kors’ signature engraved on the back, along with WATCH HUNGER STOP and the message “1 WATCH = 100 MEALS.” The watches, in styles for both women and men, are sold exclusively in select Michael Kors stores worldwide and online at and retail for $295.


To mark World Food Day, Michael Kors has created a special Watch Hunger Stop Snapchat geofilter that will launch on October 1. Just stop by a Michael Kors store in the US, Canada or the UK, snap using the special geofilter, and 25 meals will be donated to WFP.[3]


Every year, Michael Kors designs a new Watch Hunger Stop t-shirt to give away. This year, t-shirts will be given away at select Michael Kors stores around the world during the weekend of Oct. 15-16. Best of all, if you “wear it and share it” by posting a selfie in your t-shirt tagged with #WatchHungerStop, Michael Kors will donate 25 meals to WFP.[4]


Customers will have an opportunity to make a donation to WFP at the register in select Michael Kors stores around the globe during the entire month of October. Just $5 feeds a child in school for a month.


As in years past, users in the US will be able to text to donate to WFP. In select countries, visitors to will be able donate to WFP directly.


Watch Hunger Stop, established in 2013, raises funds and awareness to help achieve a world with zero hunger. The brand’s partner in the effort is the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), and funds go to support WFP’s school meals program. In 2015, Michael Kors was named a Global Ambassador Against Hunger for the United Nations World Food Programme, and this past April he was awarded the McGovern-Dole Leadership Award by WFP USA for his dedicated efforts to highlight and alleviate the crisis of hunger.

“Hunger is a complicated problem, but the simple truth is that if we work together, we can solve it,” says Michael Kors. “Watch Hunger Stop supports WFP’s school meals program, improving the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. It’s a cause that should matter to everyone, because in the end we’re all part of the same community.”

Please note that WFP does not endorse any products or services.

*The special-edition activity tracker will not be available in the Philippines.

**Only selected Watch Hunger Stop activities will roll out in the Philippines.

In the Philippines, Michael Kors is located at Central Square in Bonifacio High Street Central, Greenbelt 5, Newport Mall, Power Plant Mall, Rustan’s Makati and Shangri-La Plaza Mall. Follow @ssilifeph on Instagram for more information.

[1]  For every Watch Hunger Stop activity tracker or timepiece sold, Michael Kors will donate US $25 to WFP.

[2] For every Watch Hunger Stop activity tracker or timepiece sold, Michael Kors will donate US $25 to WFP.

[3] The donation for one Watch Hunger Stop t-shirt selfie or one snap using the Snapchat Watch Hunger Stop geofilter = $6.25= 25 meals. For these actions, Michael Kors will donate up to 1,000,000 meals.

[4] Same as #3

Payless 2016

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Show off your shoefies in style as you amp up your look this season with Payless. With a lot of great products for Fall Winter—including new athleisure styles, as well as lace-up boots, stylish pointed toe flats, and other updated classic silhouettes—this year’s shoe shopping will be easy!

With the coolest new styles for the family, Payless offers a variety of choices that everyone will love. Make sure mom and dad look cool and comfy in Payless’ new cross trainer styles which features a memory foam insole and flexible outsole. Add style and pops of color to the young ones’ outfits with our Women’s and Kids’ Gustos come in a combined 24 colorways! With all of these great options, you can be sure mom, dad and the kids will look and walk like champions.payless-2016-3payless-2016-5 Made from faux leather and faux suede, women will surely love the look and comfort of our loafers and lace-up oxfords to perfectly complement her fall outfits. If it’s function and fashion that you want, look no further as Payless offers boots in stylish colors, complemented by heavy rubber soles and heels with plenty of lug traction for that much needed heel support.payless-2016-7Pair your chic dresses, with heels, sandals and pointed-toe flats—in a variety of colors—which are definite must haves in her wardrobe! Make a statement and dress up your favorite outfits with staple flats that can take you from work to that much needed night out.payless-2016-1 payless-2016-2From their successful athleisure line Gustos to their trendy laceups and comfortable flats, she’s surely have a little bit of everything to choose from to complement her style.payless-2016-4 payless-2016With all these great options and more, Payless is the perfect place to be for your family’s footwear needs!

About Payless ShoeSource

Payless ShoeSource is the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, offering a wide range of shoes and accessory items at affordable prices for every member of the family. The company’s mission is simple: To be the go to, get more, pay less shoe store for our target customers. Payless has more than 4,400 stores in more than 30 countries and was founded in 1956 in Topeka, Kansas where its global headquarters remains today. Payless is a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital.

In the Philippines, Payless ShoeSource is managed by Footwear Specialty Retailers, Inc., a division of the SSI Group, under the Rustan Group of Companies. It is available in major malls nationwide.

Gucci’s GG Marmont Handbag

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The GG Marmont is a design inspired by a buckle that was used by Gucci in the Seventies. It’s distinctive GG detail is one of the House’s strongest and most recognisable symbols. But though the roots of this bag lie in the House archive, the twenty-first century version of the GG Marmont is decidedly synonymous with the aesthetic world of Creative Director Alessandro Michele.

In this new version of the GG Marmont the GG motif appears as the main ornament. The new handbag is an evolution of the original style, featuring softer construction. The models of GG Marmont range from shoulder bags in three sizes to tote bags and camera cases. All come with brass chain shoulder straps featuring a leather detail. And all combine functionality with used are calf leather, velvet and crocodile. There is quilting on the smooth calf leather styles – either in a chevron or a cubic design, the latter with the addition of studs. Chevron quilting is also a feature on some of the velvet colour palette includes a multitude of hues: black, mystic white, hibiscus red, pink intense, yellow, fuchsia, peacock and dark emerald. There are also models using a combination of colours, notably black and mystic are in beige-coloured microfibre for the leather models, beige nappa leather for the crocodile models and peony-coloured silk for the velvet models.

The metallic elements – notably the GG motif itself – are in antiqued gold, and there is a ‘quilted’ heart detail or GG design on the backs of some of the chevron-quilted bags. For the shoulder bags the closure is a pin closure with a side button, while the totes have a hidden magnetic closure and the camera bags a zip closure.

As well as coming in a myriad of colours, materials and styles, the GG Marmont has been designed with practicality in mind and, depending on the model in question, features zippered or open pockets inside.

In the Philippines, Gucci is located at Greenbelt 4 and Shangri-La Plaza East Wing. Follow @ssilifeph on Instagram for more information.

2nd Philippine Harvest at Central Square

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 Congratulations Tita Nedy Tantoco, Anton @antonhuang111 and Nina Huang @photographsninaherrerahuang @ssilifeph @centralsquareph and Undersecretary Berna Romulo @bernsrp & the Dept. Of Agriculture.  I am so glad I made it this time since I missed the first one.

ssi-anton-huang-nedy-tantoco-berna-romulo-puyat-philippine-harvest-central-squarePhilippine Harvest at Central Square (40) Philippine Harvest at Central Square (1)  A repeat of the highly successful PHILIPPINE HARVEST AT CENTRAL SQUARE held last May

 Once again, the Department of Agriculture (DA) in partnership with SSI Group, Inc. celebrated and promoted the richness of Philippine agriculture through a wide range of exhibitors who presented and sold their products at Central Square in Bonifacio High Street. This time, the food range has been expanded to include and highlight Philippine Spirits.
Philippine Harvest will boast not only of a diverse array of Organic, Artisanal, Natural and Indigenous Agricultural Food products, but also a wide variety of wines and liqueurs made from tropical fruits, honey and rice. “This event will be an opportunity for us to meet some of our farmers, processors, and retailers of premium organic, natural, and indigenous products and spirits that reflect our culinary culture which is at par with international standards,” said DA Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Undersecretary for Administration and Finance, and Chair of the National Organic Agricultural Board (NOAB). The three-day agri food fair was an avenue where the public could buy, bring home and appreciate organic, artisanal, natural and indigenous products that are native to our country. The fair was at the lower and upper ground floors of Central Square in Bonifacio High Street Central and will be open to the public during mall hours. CENTRAL SQUARE INFORMATION
Address:?5th Avenue cor. 30th St., Bonifacio High Street Central, BGC Taguig
Mall Hours:?11am-10pm, Sunday – Thursday
?11am-11pm, Friday – Saturday
Trunkline:?9585660 #PhilippineHarvest #H2HProudToBePinoy #SSILife #SSIGroupInc #DepartmentofAgriculture #centralsquare

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TWG Tea – Tea Appreciation Series

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We enjoyed our tea appreciation afternoon with Enzo Santos – TWG Tea Trainer/ Tea connoisseur. We learned so much about tea
There are 439 teas in TWG Philippines @twgteaph among over 800 TWG teas. The teas are from 28 tea producing countries ( China as the biggest tea producer ) with up to 5 notes. TWG is the Finest Teas of the World  #twgteaph #ssilife #H2HSSI @ssilifeph

TWG Tea, the world’s finest luxury tea company, invited both tea novices and connoisseurs to experience the most premium flavors and diverse collections of raw ingredients exclusive to the TWG Tea brand to sate the taste buds. The invitation came with the offering of Tea Appreciation Series that the luxury tea brand hosted for the month of August. It was held last August 18 and 25, from 2pm to 5pm, at TWG Tea Salon and Boutique in Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center, Makati

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At the forefront of luxury tea, TWG Tea draws deep within its vast selection of exclusive flavors and blends to strengthen the Filipinos love for tea. A hearty afternoon pastime, a nightcap beverage, or an early morning cup, whichever way you take it, tea is woven into every aspect of every meal each day, and it delicately enhances the essences of your lifestyle with each sip.

TWG Tea - Tea Appreciation Series (7) One of my favorite teas in @twgteaph Red Tea!  Authentic red iced tea – Red tea blended with blueberries, Nashi ( pear) fruit and blue cornflower. Listen to Enzo and you will find out why i love this tea. It’s a perfect gift for anyone and everyone  #twgteaph #redtea #ssilife @ssilifeph #H2HSSI #h2hhealthyproducts #H2HHealthTWG Tea - Tea Appreciation Series (5) TWG Tea - Tea Appreciation Series (3)TWG Tea’s very own Tea Trainers, who will educate guests through tea history, culture, variations, tastings, and pairings, will facilitate the journey between man and tea during the Tea Appreciation session. The teas these trainers will be serving during the workshops are TWG Teas sourced from the best tea producers all around the world, ensuring that participants only sample the best.

TWG Tea - Tea Appreciation Series (8) This is my favorite tea in @twgteaph –  Pu-erh tea ( Chinese black tea) because it’s for weight loss :-)  It develops a good bacteria that eats fats so it’s a natural weight loss tea. Find out from Enzo who used this tea to lose weight !  It is fermented multiple times ( minimum 1-2years) underground in cellars kept in clay jars. Health benefits are – it lowers blood pressure and it’s a natural laxative. There are different kinds of Pu erh teas and it ranges from P 385.00 to P 2,545.00 per 50 grams. The more expensive the longer the fermentation and the more effective. Though if your body is not used to it its best to start with the mildest- the Imperial Pu Er. You will see results in 2-3 weeks. #H2HTrivia #twgteaph #h2hhealthyproducts #h2hdiettips #puerhtea #H2HSSI #ssilife @ssilifephtwg-tea-pu-erh-tea

 Yellow tea is the most expensive and rarest type of tea. It is produced in one province in China – Szechuan province- in one single mountain range. Harvested only one day in a year. In the past, Only emperors could enjoy this tea and they had to use silk gloves. They used gold plated shears for harvesting and those harvesting must be female virgins. At @twgteaph it is dusted with edible 24 karat gold leaf and costs P14,000.00 per 50 grams (20-25 cups) #twgteaph #yellowtea #H2HTrivia #ssilife @ssilifeph #H2HSSITWG Tea - Tea Appreciation Series (6)

In the Philippines, TWG Tea is exclusively distributed by Specialty Food Retailers, Inc., a member of the The SSI Group. TWG Tea Salons & Boutiques are located in Greenbelt 5, Resorts World Manila, Rockwell Power Plant Mall, Shangri-La Plaza East Wing and Central Square, Bonifacio Global City.