People & Inspiration

Clans of Empowered Women in Metro Society

Clans of Empowered Women in Metro Society



Metro Society opens with 2 dynamic families of empowered women. In this split cover, they choose to train the spotlight on the family of Socorro Ramos whose business savvy has resulted in the undeniable success of National Bookstore, as well as the Zapanta clan, whose faces all graced numerous advertisements and television commercials in the late 80’s and 90’s.

Following the cover stories are other beautiful matriarchs and their lovely families. In these pages, you will be enamored by their beauty, but enthralled by their winning personalities. All the women seen here have passed on values, morals and traditions from generation to generation. Get to know Menchu Concepcion with her daughter Rica and granddaughters Carsy and Natalia, Cory Alindogan with her daughters Tessa, Pinky, and Rica and granddaughters Monica, Gabby, and Zoe, Rosary Ysmael and her daughter Bernice Palanca – Go, and granddaughter Asya P. Go, Rosario Roxas Moran with her daughter Margie Moran Floirendo, granddaughter Monica Floirendo Ugarte, and great granddaughter Cosima F. Ugarte, And last but not the least Chona Lopez with daughter Bettina Osmena, and granddaughter Dani Osmena. 

For more stories on heritage, check out the Entertaining with Flair section, featuring the recovery brunch that followed the elegant nuptials of Stephanie Ong to Luis Del Rosario. Set in Wan Chai’s beautiful restaurant, The Pawn and well attended by friends and family, it was truly an affair worth remembering. The On The Verge Section also features some of the country’s youngest equestrians shot in the beautiful stables of Toni Leviste in Lipa, Batangas. Also be sure to check out the Dining section which showcases the newly opened High Street Café in The Shangri La Fort, as well as the Wine and Food section that brings together Manila’s most talented chefs in one kitchen for a meal to remember!

Please enjoy our April release, the annual Generations issue!




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