This coming Tuesday, the 21st, Philippine Tatler with Raffles and Fairmont Hotels will be hosting a cocktail fundraiser for the benefit of MovEd Foundation Inc.
MovEd is an organization that provides early education for marginalized communities in the Philippines. Every pre-kinder classroom is equipped with a teacher who is well trained in the K-12 schooling curriculum by HABI. MovEd also provides family care and health services to the families affiliated with the pre-K schools.
Friends of both Philippine Tatler and MovEd will enjoy the scrumptious food prepared by Raffles Hotel Makati and can bid for 10 auction lots that have been carefully selected by Philippine Tatler. Salcedo Auctions’ founder, Richie Lerma will be presenting the items for bidding. 100% of the proceeds go directly to MovEd, where Php 10,000 will send a child to school for 1 year, inclusive of food and supplies.
Take an inside look at what will be up for auction:
Auction Lot 1
Two Bottles of Bollinger James Bond Edition Champagne
Starting Bid – Php 15,000
The champagne is a 2002 La Grande Annee, one of the best champagne vintages of the century. The bottle, adorned in shiny black and hot stamped silver, is a collector’s item in itself, an elegant celebration of the 50th anniversary of James Bond on screen. The guilloche pattern on the label and the cap is repeated on the box, a veiled reference to the grip of the pistol.
Auction Lot 2
Riqueza Vermeil and Semi Precious Stone Pendant
Starting Bid - Php 30,000
The pendant is designed primarily as a hexagon. Within the basic shape are nine gemstones such as lemon topaz, amethysts and cabochon emeralds. The structure of the pendant is made of sterling silver overlaid with hand- carved 14 karat yellow gold reminiscent of Renaissance Italian work.
The Designer: Erica Concepcion-Reyes
Harking back to an era of decadence and Old World glamour, Riqueza jewellery breathes new life into vintage, antique and exotic elements. Riqueza, Spanish for ‘riches’ or ‘richness’, creates hand-crafted statement pieces rich in texture and colours – chunky charm necklaces and bracelets, bold earrings and cocktail rings – providing the wearer with a priceless opportunity to express her personality.
Auction Lot 3
All-in Getaway at Dedon Island, Siargao
A 3 night stay for 2 guests, all inclusive. Our package includes: all meals and beverages, island hopping, water skiing, sailing, surfing, massages within the resort grounds and Siargao airport land transfers.
Starting Bid – Php 100,000
Experience Barefoot Luxury - At DEDON Island Resort, you can indulge in the ultimate luxury: spending time outdoors with friends and family. As part of its all-inclusive philosophy, DEDON will create the perfect getaway. From fresh cocktails at sundown to bespoke dining experiences in breath-taking locations, from spa treatments and yoga to all manner of water sports, including surfing lessons with world-class instructors, it will cater to your every need and whim.
Auction Lot 4
Ocean Pool Villa Experience at Kandaya Resort, Cebu
A Two-night stay at an Ocean Pool Villa for 4 persons complete with Half Board Meals
Starting Bid – Php 60,000
Nestled on a white sandy beach amidst the northern tropical landscape in the island of Cebu is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Land, sea and sky meet and blend seamlessly to form the postcard-perfect backdrop of KANDAYA Resort, an idyllic, luxury destination located in the coastal heart of historic Daanbantayan.
Auction Lot 5
Gold Filigree Initial Pendant
Passionately interpreted, at the highest level, the noble tradition in Philippine Filigree gold workmanship. A one of a kind, bespoke, hand crafted Filigree Pendant in 14 karat Gold.
Starting Bid – Php 55,000
The Designer: JJ Jiao Hemedes
Wife, mother, gemologist, jeweler are the roles of Joselyn Joy Jiao Hemedes. “My roots are proudly Filipino and I want to grow, branch out and show the world the beauty of Philippine jewellery.”
Auction Lot 6
Gabi Leaves, Manila by Anita Magsaysay-Ho, 1963 Woodcut, 31 x 55 cm
Starting Bid – Php 40,000
The Artist: Anita Magsaysay-Ho
Anita Magsaysay-Ho established herself as one of Philippine modern art’s most significant pioneers. Her early mentors included Fabian de la Rosa, Vicente Rivera y Mir, Pablo Amorsolo, and Fernando Amorsolo, who had such great influence on her that she was called, at one point, the “female Amorsolo.”
Auction Lot 7
Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa Retreat
A two-night stay for 4 guests in a Deluxe Seaview Rooms with Daily Breakfast at the Tides Restaurant. Inclusive of half board meals for 2 and the “La Tierra del Chocolate” Garden Experience for 4 persons.
Starting Bid – Php 100,000
Tucked in lush tropical landscape and with a crystalline coastline, Shangri- La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, Cebu is the premier, award-winning deluxe resort property in the Philippines.
Auction Lot 8
Undone Watches Urban ‘Navi’ Chronograph & Urban ‘Killy’ Chronograph
Starting Bid – Php 25,000 (for two watches)
The Undone ‘Navi’ Chronograph is inspired by the legendary aviator watch, Breitling’s ‘Navitimer’. The Undone ‘Killy’ Chronograph is inspired by the vintage ‘Rolex Dato Compax Chronograph’ famously worn by the Alpine ski racer, Olympian, and Rolex ambassador Jean-Claude Killy. Both watches can be personalized.
· 40mm diameter
· Mechanical quartz hybrid flyback chronograph
· Stainless steel case with a 20mm strap with quick release pins
· Water resistant up to 30 meters
· Domed K1 glass
Auction Lot 9
“Dreaming in Earl Grey” by Kenneth Cobonpue
Size: 245 cm W x 35 cm D x 140 cm H | Materials: Wire and Acrylic on Canvas Specially made for the MovEd Auction
Starting Bid – Php 100,000
The Designer: Kenneth Cobonpue
Noted as Designer of the Year 2014 at Maison & Objet Asia.
This assemblage is Kenneth Cobonpue’s return to the canvas since his student days. The piece is Kenneth’s attempt at challenging the integrity of form between languages, blurring the line that separates objects and the subject. From two decades of practice in three-dimensional designs, Kenneth reimagines an afternoon tea party from an ink drawing in his sketchbook and brings it to life on a flat canvas.
Auction Lot 10
Group Vacation at Club Paradise, Coron
Two-night stay in a Garden Suite for 4 persons with welcome drinks, daily breakfast, lunch, dinner, use of selected resort facilities and island hiking tour.
Starting Bid – Php 70,000
Club Paradise Palawan is an exclusive 19 hectare island resort dotted in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It is a tropical paradise strategically located amid Coron’s magnificent landscapes and seascapes, natural tourist attractions, and exhilarating dive sites.