Manila Social Diary is maintained by a group of incredible contributors, and we’re making the introductions to you here on this page!
Christine Abu- Dychiao, www.manilafashionobserver.com
With a background in economics and finance, Christine Dychiao started her writing career in 2004 penning articles for Lifestyle Asia Magazine’s My Money section. Her articles ranged from the cost of owning and maintaining private planes and yachts to setting up trust funds and understanding derivatives. She has since contributed several lifestyle stories to Metro Magazine and BusinessWorld’s The High Life while writing a lifestyle column for The Philippine Star. She is first and foremost a wife, and mom to a toddler with ballerina dreams, while nurturing a little boy in her expanding belly. Christine blogs daily at http://www.manilafashionobserver.com
Richmond P. Velayo, G.J.G.(GIA)
Richmond P. Velayo is a Graduate Jeweler Gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) where he studied Diamonds, Gemology, Manufacturing, Design and CAD/CAM for Jewelry and familiarized himself with manufacturing jewelry in silver, gold and platinum. He currently works for one of the largest jewelry export companies in the Philippines, 7 Castles, Inc. He also designs pieces for Michelis as well as other brands. Some of his designs have been recognized in The Guild of Philippine Jewellery’s design competitions.
Ingrid Go, www.thebaghagdiaries.com
Ingrid Go is the blogger behind The Bag Hag Diaries and is also a lifestyle columnist and writer for the Philippine Daily Inquirer. She is the publisher of Manila Social Diary.