Philux Home officially opened its doors on June 29 with live jazz music, hors-d’oeuvres, bubbly and Philux’s 2nd generation of girl bosses and sisters Stephanie Kienle Gonzalez and Jessica Kienle Maxwell warmly welcoming everyone.

Head Designer Jessica Kienle Maxwell and Vice President for Sales & Business Development Stephanie Kienle Gonzalez
Located at the 2nd level of Shangri-La at The Fort, the 5th and latest showroom of Philux is a new lifestyle concept store that blends curated accessories for the home with Philux’s furniture pieces. As Philux is all about Filipino craftsmanship, most of the pieces offered are made by Filipino artists and artisans using local materials from all over the country.
Philux’s Scandiniana collection with home accessories from all over the Philippines
Bedroom vignette featuring Philux furniture and various Filipino made accessories

Jessica Kienle Maxwell, Chere Giosko, Mia Borromeo, Cheryl Tiu, Pia Campos, Yvette Fernandez, Suki Salvador, Stephanie Kienle Gonzalez
Preview Editor in Chief Isha Andaya Valles
Anton Barretto, the Kienle sisters, and Raul Manzano

The cocktails continued in the late afternoon with VIP friends of Philux, designers, and personalities gracing the occasion. Among these were Jaime Zobel de Ayala, Sofia and Patxi Elizalde, Lizzy and Katrina Razon, Vicky Zubiri and Stephanie Zubiri Crespi, Marielle Santos Po, Alexandra Eduque, Tessa Prieto Valdes, Cristalle Belo Henares, Mariana Zobel Aboitiz, Natalia Zobel, Nicole Ortega, Solenn and Erwann Heussaff, and Thai Ambassador Thanatip Upatising and his wife Monthip.

Hubert D’aboville, Philux founder Max Kienle, Jaime Zobel de Ayala, Boris Eschmann
Bambina Olivares, Sofia Elizalde, Marilu Toda Batchelor, Juni Pena, Lizzy Razon
Andrea Kienle Gonzalez and Tessa Prieto Valdes at the Little Philux corner
Lovi Poe, Carisse Mueller, Philux President Zelda Kienle, and Thai Ambassador’s wife Monthip Upatising
Stephanie Zubiri Crespi, Jessica Kienle Maxwell, Mariana Zobel Aboitiz, Stephanie Kienle Gonzalez
Flowers and decor by Lanai Manila