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It’s never a dull moment with your family, but that doesn’t mean you should succumb to becoming the entertainment.
Kiki Mountenpousse (obviously, not her real name) called me over the weekend to talk about the latest scandal to hit Manila.“Tsih-tsih, did you hear? The Woman of the Old Man made a fool of herself at the funeral of her grandfather.“As per ...
 
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Two years after the Truly Rich Lady divulges the secrets to climbing the social pyramid, she revisits what those rules truly mean.
If we are talking about the bonafide winners of this game we call the Truly Rich Life, then they are the people who have made it to the topmost tier of the annual Richie Rich Rankings.Of course, that leaves you and even ...
 
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Saving the planet is the chicest cause right now.
I am proud to say that, when I was in grade school, I was the vice president of Friends of Mother Earth, the after-school club for young people who were passionate about saving the planet from the iron fist of pollution and ...
 
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She didn’t take a car, of course. She went by plane.
We all need a break from the hamster wheel that is life. After all, there are only so many rooms the Truly Rich Lady can redecorate before she goes absolutely crazy. And so when a group of Truly Rich Friends from long ...
 
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Please stop.
A funny thing happened when I hosted a casual dinner last Monday. We were on our third course of the sumptuous spread I prepared when I noticed that, three places away from my seat, our guest of honor, a China Rich Lady, ...
 
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Should you let your age determine what you can or cannot wear?
To My Dearest Truly Rich Lady,Hi. I am need of advice. Is there clothing that you shouldn’t wear beyond the age of 30, 40, 50, and above? I am in the “above” category. Also, I changed my clothes this morning because I ...
 
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Weekend pursuits are lovely, but sometimes we need to close our eyes for 48 hours. See you on Monday.
During another polite conversation at another polite soiree, a dinner companion asked: “Si-si Coo, how are you going to spend the weekend? I’m sure you have something exciting planned.”“Well, instead of spending the weekend, I think I will save it,” I replied. ...
 
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It's time to catch up with the world, says C.C. Coo.
A couple of months ago, I went to my nephew’s school for a private matter. I needed to pee and it was on the way. I asked a kind student where I could relieve myself. He pointed to a corner of one ...
 
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A smile can keep those emotions in check.
The Truly Rich Lady (that’s me!) is just like you. I, too, am not immune to the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, the dagger plunged into the heart by a friend, or the toe stubbed on the leg of a table ...
 
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Why are my Truly Rich Friends asking me about this fight?
I hear, from my friends and even my mother, that this thing called a heart (I think it’s the one that makes that thumping rhythm in your chest) can make you do crazy things.I don’t know anymore because I haven’t been able ...
 
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Do not post anything you don’t want your boss to know.
You know how all the fancy, high-end phones now have screens as big as the five-head of your Truly Rich Frenemy? Well, yesterday, at a meeting for the fundraiser to benefit the poor people who do not have proper ski equipment for ...
 
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Power posing can only go so far and will fail miserably if you can’t back it up with actual power. 
It is rare that I, Si-si Coo, the Truly Rich Lady, find myself not in a position of power. So when I was invited by Iggy, a Not Close Truly Rich Friend, for coffee, I knew something was about to go down ...
 
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This is what happens when the Truly Rich Lady discovers GIFs.
I think the use of Instagram Stories is a clear indicator of where one lies in the generational divide. If you use them, you are a young person. If you are confused by them, you are an old person.I know what are ...
 
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It is harder now to determine who is Truly Rich, what with hordes of people coming into money or, you know, dressing like they have money.
While waiting for my driver to pick me at the driveway of Grand Old Hotel, I overheard this conversation: “That one! That looks like a good one right, Jen?”“Yes, yes! Porsche Boxster, the 2020 model. Gucci sneakers. Suit and sunglasses. And a full ...
 
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Like taste, style, talent, and charisma, coolness is something that simply and naturally happens.
So a funny thing happened to me yesterday. While inside an elevator rocketing skyward to one of the family apartments in the city, one of my interns (my Truly Rich Mother decided to be charitable and volunteered me to her amigas as ...
 
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Is a pause from life worth it? Or are you just wasting your time?
Dear Truly Rich Lady,Asking for a friend: Is taking a gap year a good idea? Also, is it okay if my friend—not me!—does a gap year even though she is no longer fresh out of high school or college or in her ...
 
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Our resident Truly Rich Lady lists down her daily gains and losses.
“Uh, ma’am, your financial advisers have asked that you please curb your spending,” says Lennie, my new assistant (the other one is on vacation). “They wish to inform you that, unfortunately, you went over your allocation for miscellaneous expenses last quarter, and ...
 
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Imagine: The museum is a charming little shop filled with fragile plates. The plates are dangerously thin and also cost more than your life.
“O-wee, young Zi-zi, the painting was so ekz-kwee-zeet! I just had to touch the leetle ten-dreelz of the fleur,” said Mrs. Beaumont, my private art instructor, when we first met many, many years ago.I thought it strange, but also exciting. Doing something ...
 
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"Advanced age" is not a fast pass, as we learn from the Truly Rich Mother.
The sun felt good on my skin as I lay on the lounge chair on the coast of the Bay of Bengal. I was just about to fall asleep, lulled by the melody of the ocean, when I heard a high-pitched ringing, ...
 
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To satisfy your selfish hearts, here are amendments on the ending of Game of Thrones. 
Contrary to popular belief, I like all the modern pastimes, including television or what the kids call now, streaming (watching TV is apparently extinct). In particular, I am up to speed with the TV event of our lifetime, Game of Thrones, and, ...
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