March 5 will be an evening of fun as the country's discerning sophisticates come together for a night of free-flowing wine, sumptuous food, and the cool music of a DJ. The night is aimed to raise funds for the benefit of the Child Protection Network (CPN), a foundation that helps protect and treat children from the many faces of abuse. Get a glimpse of the fabulous items that will go under the hammer at the Raffles and Fairmont Makati Ballroom:

Lot 1: Weekend in Amanpulo

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Two nights stay at a Tree top Casita with Airfare and daily breakfast for two people

This stunning resort is set on its own private island, Pamalican, part of the Quiniluban Group of Cuyo Islands in Palawan. Surrounded by pristine white sand beaches, clear azure waters and a coral reef 300 meters from the shore, Amanpulo is the epitome of a tropical island paradise.

STARTING BID: Php 85,000.00

Lot 2: Ito Curata Couture Gown

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Bespoke evening gown made by Ito Curata Couture

Ito is much admired designer who makes stunning ball gowns and is patronized by ladies who attend the most select balls in the metropolis.

STARTING BID: Php 50,000.00

Lot 3: Rodel Tapaya Painting

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Untitled (Face) 2011
Acrylic and charcoal on paper; 25 x 18 ½ inches

Tapaya is a Filipino painter whose works have been critically acclaimed in international exhibits and whose award winning artworks are in demand by collectors here and abroad.

STARTING BID: Php 130,000.00

Lot 4: Betsy Westendorp Painting

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Orchids
Oil on canvas; 21 x 18 inches

A Spanish born painter with over 40 years of experience translating her perception and the memory of others into canvas, Betsy Westendorp has earned a place as one of the Philippines’ most revered and enduring artists. She is known for her alluring paintings of sunsets, flowers and clouds.

STARTING BID: Php 200,000.00

Lot 5: Andress Barrioquinto Painting

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Midnight Gathering, 2016
Oil, acrylic, and graphite on paper; 49 x 38 inches

Over the years Andres Barrioquinto has established himself as on of the Philippines’ frontrunners in the contemporary art scene. After being selected as one of the Thirteen Artists awardees in 2003, he continued to improve his craft. He has had successful exhibitions in London and Taipei, with top international auction houses like Christie’s and Sotheby’s offering his works. Now at the peak of his career, Barrioquinto is set to have a solo show at the Provenance Gallery in Shangri-la at The Fort opening on March 19, 2016.

STARTING BID: Php 170,000.00

Lot 6: Ellenborough

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The summer home of David and Katherine Bradley is a historic and picturesque estate in the Eastern shore of Maryland, about 90 minutes outside of Washington, DC. The estate was where the movie “The Wedding Crashers” was filmed. It can accommodate 20 people: with 10 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and a powder room. The home also includes a spacious living room, dining room, library, chef’s kitchen, and a family room with beautiful water views. A large swimming pool, tennis courts, lawn games, a fire pit and bicycles offer a choice of activities for all ages. For water lovers, there are canoes and kayaks. A boat can be available for a leisurely ride and for water skiing.

STARTING BID: Php 300,000.00

Lot 7: Stay at Shangri-La Tokyo

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Enjoy two nights stay with daily breakfast for two people in a Deluxe Room at the Luxurious and centrally located Shangri-La Tokyo.

STARTING BID: Php 80,000.00

Lot 8: Undone - Customized Watch Experience

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Being an upcoming challenger brand in the watch industry, Undone is democratising customisable timepieces. Every Undone watch is a unique message, something important that deserves to be on your wrist everyday.

The auction winner will work directly with Undone’s co-founder, Michael Young, to create a one-off bespoke Undone Aqua that is tailor-made for its owner. To mark the event, the winner’s watch will come with a special edition case back.

STARTING BID: Php 35,000.00

Lot 9: Jewelmer South Sea Pearls

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Two Golden South Sea Pearls from Jewelmer

Jewelmer is an international luxury brand that was born out of a commitment to the world’s most lustrous cultured South Sea pearls and exquisite fine jewellery. Exceptional South Sea pearls are the centerpieces of the celebrated Jewelmer Joaillerie brand.

STARTING BID: Php 125,000.00

Lot 10: Liv Romualdez Vinluan Painting

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Cariño Brutal 2015
Watercolour on bamboo paper; 2 ½ x 14 ½ feet

Her evolving yet distinct visual style has created images that merge both realism and fantasy: scapes and portraits that evoke intensity and movement. Vinluan finished her Fine Arts degree with honours (cum laude) at the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts.

STARTING BID: Php 180,000.00

Lot 11: Maureen Disini Dresses

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Two bespoke evening dresses made by Maureen Disini

Maureen is a sought-after designer whose cocktail dresses and evening gowns always make a flattering statement. She will tailor-make two evening outfits for the winning bidder.

STARTING BID: Php 80,000.00

Lot 12: Betsy Westendorp Painting

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Sunset
Oil on canvas; 8 x 12 inches

A Spanish born painter with over 40 years of experience translating her perception and the memory of others into canvas, Betsy Westendorp has earned a place as one of the Philippines’ most revered and enduring artists. She is known for her alluring paintings of sunsets, flowers and clouds.

STARTING BID: Php 80,000.00

The cocktails and auction for the benefit of the Child Protection Network will be on March 5, Raffles and Fairmont Makati Ballroom, 6:30 to 9:30 PM. A voluntary donation of 5,000 pesos will be most appreciated. RSVP is required.

 

UPDATE:

Here's an inside look at what happened at the event:

 

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