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Notable guests flock to Josie Natori's house for great company and summer cocktails

On July 28, 2021, New York-based designer Josie Natori hosted summer cocktails at her home on 45 East and 62nd for an all-Filipino A-list from various sectors. Desiring to celebrate the pride and glory of her heritage, Natori welcomed her 30 guests to her home and got to hear, up close, about all their accomplishments.

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As a rare treat, Natori regaled everyone with a piano performance, playing several pieces that included classic hits like Over the Rainbow, Moon River and Dahil Sa Iyo. Many of the exclusive set have never heard the concert pianist perform live and were just so delighted for the privilege.

Guests included Kaatsbaan’s Stella Abrera, Sofia Elizalde, Natasha Zobel, Broadway superstar Joel Llana, Business of Fashion writer Robert Cordero, Lowell Hotel’s Ernesto Floro, Penguin publisher Elda Rotor, Alvin Ailey’s Elizabeth Roxas Dobrish, Supreme Designer Gina Mok Reyes, Karla Otto, publicist Elgene Castueras, Bea Elizalde, Rural Kids’ Ayesa Maceda, Mela Bengzon and more.


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