Dental Empire GAOC's Dr. Steve Mark Gan On The Cover Of Metro Society’s "Feel Good" Issue
Welcome to Metro Society’s "Feel Good" issue, where one’s well-being is put in front and center. Within it, find stories that will uplift and make you feel good. Have first look at Metro Society’s exclusive on the ABS-CBN Ball as the magazine takes you inside the glitziest, most glamorous night of the year, as seen through the lens of celebrity photographers Mark Nicdao and BJ Pascual. In this feature, have a night to remember with your favorite celebrities—Anne Curtis, Piolo Pascual, Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil, Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla, MayMay Entrata, Edward Barber, Jericho Rosales, Coleen Garcia, Billy Crawford, and many more. Also find inside the 2018 edition of Muttro Society—30 of the most adorable dog portraits you have yet to see this year!
Opening the "Feel Good" issue and gracing the cover is the established, remarkable man that is Dr. Steve Mark Gan. Dr. Gan is no stranger to the pages of the magazine, having been featured inside several times and even gracing the cover a few years back in an ultra-luxe Luxury issue. This time, however, he bares a handsome grin as he unravels the history and legacy behind GAOC (Gan Advanced Osseointegration Center), one incredible story and one gleaming smile at a time. Inside, learn what is next for the man and the company he has built with sheer grit and passion, the trials he has had to endure in the pursuit of this, and the outstanding work he has done in propelling the industry forward.
Then, turn the page for the continuation of the annual tradition of Muttro Society wherein we feature the most adorable pets with their doting, loving humans. Meet the furry animals that bring with them boundless joy as you step inside the spaces of these pet-loving individuals: Forés sisters Bledes, Margarita and Veanna, Anna Oledan with daughter Alessandra, Camille Tantoco, Tessa Mendoza, Monique Toda, Tisa Muñoz-Santos, brothers Leandro and Pablo Rufino, Anastasia Palanca-Go, Sophie Duavit, Kai Lim with daughter Yumi, Aisha Anwar, Pilar Recto, Justin Convento, Joey Mead-King, Jess Kienle-Maxwell with son Luca, Paulina Sotto, Tokie Tantoco-Enriquez, Samantha Que-Rodriguez, Z and Aivee Teo with kids Kenz, Kenzo, and Keli, Josh Boutwood, Nicole and Miko De Los Reyes, siblings Ali, Arturo, and Danielle Daza, Miko Aspiras and JV San Juan, Ronald Ventura, Heart Evangelista-Escudero, Korina Sanchez-Roxas, Gee Plamenco, Rachel Peters and Migz Villafuerte, Steph Kienle-Gonzalez, and the Huang sisters, Nikki and Isabelle.
Afterwards, join editor-in-chief Raul Manzano and travel to Paris for French luxury leather goods company Longchamp. At an extraordinary 70 years this year, Longchamp reaffirms its commitment to mastery, craftsmanship, and heritage. In this trip, see how Longchamp is embracing today’s contemporary society with their brand-new state-of-the-art atelier and craftsmanship school in the quiet Pouzauges, France, and welcomes today’s social and technological shifts with the naming of their new brand ambassador, Kendall Jenner. They do this incredibly, achieving this prodigious endeavor of keeping with the times yet all the while preserving their independent family origins. The brand continues to be maintained by the Cassegrain family and has over 300 boutiques across 80 countries, taking much note of its latest flagship store located along the shopping heaven that is 5th Avenue in New York. In this special exclusive, discover the world of Longchamp and see for yourself how the House has continued to reinvent itself with freedom, accuracy, and authenticity.
Also in this issue, raise a glass to designer Rosanna Ocampo who celebrates 10 years in the industry this month as she entertains a fab dinner with equally fab guests in her home. Then, hop on a plane and seek out a Sicilian adventure with Shy Perez-Sala of the bespoke travel company SPS Travel. For your dose of arts and culture, have first look at the upcoming collection of portraits produced by Andres Barrioquinto, just before he unveils it at the National Museum of Fine Arts in celebration of the Asian Cultural Council’s 55th Anniversary. For pampering, check out this month’s man pampering story in The Body, and re-discover eco-conscious beauty brand Aveda in Polished and Pampered as they celebrate 20 years of harnessing natural sources to care for the body and the earth. Then, sit down with charming couple Jasmine Curtis-Smith and Jeff Ortega in Versus as they give us a glimpse of what their life is like together with their lovable, scene-stealing pugs. Cap it all off with a piece by Monchet Diokno-Olives on Kindness in Mr. Manners, for a much-needed reminder to always pay it forward.
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