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30 Iconic Years of Marie France

In the Philippines, body care has always been a thriving business, and with the continuous advancement of technology there is no reason not to look good and feel good. There are so many innovative approaches to slimming, body sculpting, and weight loss, and while going under the knife can be the answer to many, there are a few who offer such treatments without having to go through an invasive procedure.

Marie France’s dessert buffet

 

Sweets, sweets, and more sweets!

 

Nobu Restaurant’s entry way dressed up the iconic event. with a mountain of little bottles of Moet & Chandon, pink Marie France paper bags and tall vase aquariums with gold fish

For three decades, Marie France has established itself as an authority when it comes to scientific, non-invasive slimming. Through the years, the company has stayed true to its campaign in reshaping beauty: “No pills, no exercise, no fad diets, no surgery.” Since it opened in the Philippines in 1985, it has been a game changer that revolutionized women’s perspective on slimming and health.

From left: Millet Mananquil, Thelma San Juan, Yvette Fernandez, Mia Borromeo, George Siy, Sari Yap, Peter Prestige, Anna Sobrepeña, Robin Horsman and Raul Manzano
Jason Magbanua, Rima Ostwani and Jacqueline Share; Chico Garcia, Angeline Fiechter and Gino Quillamor

“I think that partnership, friendship, and the Siy family has made all of this possible,” says Peter Prestige, one of the directors of Marie France during its recent 30th anniversary celebration. Held at the Nobu Garden Patio in City of Dreams Manila, the venue was filled with Marie France patrons, partners, and Iconic ambassadors who have been a huge part in making the company reach its big 3-0.

Lilet Esteban; Carmi Martin; Patty Bettita; Mikaela Martinez
Beng Dee and Rikki Dee; Sarah Meier, Rafa Alunan, and Amina Aranaz-Alunan
From left: Niccolo Cosme, Tatum Ancheta, Nicole Limos, Rorie Manzano, NJ Torres, JR Isaac, Myrza Sison, Meriam Ahari and Zoe Laurente
From left: Bea Chua, Kryz Uy, Camille Co, Joni Koro, Lissa Kahayon, Santi Cua, NJ Torres, Mic Lim, Vince Golangco and Sheila Suyat

Donned in white, bold black, and luxe gold, the guests came in full support of the institution that has been a partner of many in creating and maintaining beauty. Marie France endorsers and Facial Care Centre beauties Dawn Zulueta-Lagdameo, Bernadette Allyson, Amanda Griffin-Jacob, Agot Isidro, Ana Roces, Carmi Martin, Mikaela Lagdameo-Martinez, Bianca Araneta-Elizalde, Patty Betita, Tessa Nieto-Villalon, Rima Ostwani, including the night’s host Sam Oh and Issa Litton were present to celebrate with Marie France’s president George Siy and his wife Mimi, Jackie Siy-Share, Peter Prestige, Robin Horsman, and Angeline Siy-Fiechter.

Sharon Horsman and Jeffrey Ng; Dawn Zulueta-Lagdameo and Rep. Anton Lagdameo; Chefs Rolando Laudico and Jackie Laudico
From left: Tessa Villalon, Bernadette Allyson, Amanda Jacob, George Siy, Dawn Zulueta, Agot Isidro, Robin Horsman and Ana Roces
Crickette Tantoco, Pepper Teehankee and Ernesto Lopez

The night was overflowing with drinks and a delectable six-course dinner that everyone was raving about even after the end of the event. During dinner, a special video was shown as a tribute to Marie France’s 30 years of being a trusted name in the industry, including an exclusive sneak peak of a behind the scene video of Marie France’s partnership with top glossies and publications. Another highlight of the event was the presentation of ICanServe and Marie France’s joint project which aims to show support and love for women who are battling breast cancer. The ICanServe awareness video was conceptualized and created by visual storyteller Jason Magbanua, narrated by Dawn Zulueta-Lagdameo, with the timeless voice of Lea Salonga singing “Save It All” by Marie Hines.

An Iconic 30 years – Marie France has proven to be an icon in the industry that reshapes and transform lives.

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