May 25, 2018

Generation T 2018: Philippine Tatler Launches The Country’s Top 50 Young Game Changers


Now on its third year, Philippine Tatler presented and awarded its Generation T Top 50 list for 2018, the bench mark for young, high achievers in the country.

This year’s Top 50

This exclusive by-invitation only soirée, which was held at the Shangri-La at the Fort’s High Street Lounge, was in esteemed partnership with Security Bank, Bulgari, Hermès, and Maserati.

A full house at Shangri-La at the Fort’s High Street Lounge
The Twilly d’Hermes and Bulgaro B.zero1 displays that guests were encouraged to try on

Generation T 2018 Listers and alumni, arrived in style in the latest Maserati and Ferrari models. While the hot arrivals were certainly turning heads, two eye-catching numbers, a Maserati Levante and a 488 GTB Ferrari were parked astride the hotel’s lobby entrance.

From left: Gen T lister 2018 Mark Bumgarner arrives in a Ferrari; Cris Cu and Tristan Seisa got a kick out of taking the Maserati Ghibli for a spin; Gen T Lister Eric Thomas Dee and his wife, Kidd step out of the Maserati Ghibli
The Red hot The red hot 488 GTB Ferrari and Maserati Levante on display at the lobby entrance

WWF Philippines ambassadors and dynamic hosting duo, Marc Nelson and Rovilson Fernandez presided over the very special awarding of the Generation T Top 50 together with Irene Martel Francisco, Philippine Tatler Managing Director and Gigi Montinola, WWF Philippines Chairman. This year’s Top 50 were awarded with a certificate of recognition and a donation, in their name, from Philippine Tatler towards WWF Philippines’ environmental conservation efforts.

Gen T Philippines, Class of 2018

Gen T 2018’s co-hosts and WWF Philippines Ambassadors, Marc Nelson and Rovi Fernandez

The bespoke cocktails from the High Street Lounge’s tequila and negroni bar were thoroughly enjoyed by the more than 300 guests as well as the five variants of Engkanto craft beer by Generation T Lister, Ian Paradies.

Philippine Tatler T.Dining Best New Chef for 2018 and Generation T lister, Josh Boutwood (who opened his new restaurant, Savage, two days prior) collaborated on canapes with Shangri-La’s executive chef especially for the affair.

WWF Philippines Chairman Gigi Montinola and Josh Boutwood, Gen T Lister and T.Dining’s Best New Chef for 2018

Of course everyone flocked to the vibrant and colourful live photo booth, a nod to the diversity of the country’s most talented movers and shakers, as well as the dance floor.

From left: Mav Bernardo, Isabel Sicat, Cenon Norial and Aiala Valdovino; Gen T listers 2018 Mark Bumgarner and Patty Ang; Gen T Lister 2018 Abba Napa
Marc Nelson, Gen T Lister 2018 Jacques Christophe Branellec and his wife, Mia, Rovi Hernandez and Shauna Jay Popple Williams
From From left: Josefina Bolzico, Nico Bolzico, Gen T alumni couple Jesse and Jessica Maxwell; Tatler Tribe 2018 Anne Arcenas-Gonzalez and Abba Napa
Philippine Tatler Managing Director, Irene Martel Francisco, Tim Yap, Crazy Rouge and Javi Martinez; Nix Alanon, Philippine Tatler EIC and Rajo Laurel

Joanna Preysler Francisco and Isabel Francisco

Tag team Sam Nicole and Emel Rowe pumping up the energy later in the eve
Gen T Philippines knows how to party!