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WaWParazzi: The Debut of Liza Soberano

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Editor’s note: Everyone’s ooh-ing and aah-ing at Liza Soberano’s beautiful boho-themed debut party .WaWParazzi Charisse Santillan Tinio of Nice Print, graciously shared with us how it all unfolded. Read more of Charisse’s WaWParazzi stories here in WaW in the coming months. Since last year, people knew that Liza Soberano didn’t want to have a debut party. She is simple and she didn’t want the limelight on her for her 18th bday. But around August 2015, I was blessed to have had the privilege to shoot the campaign ads for Mega tuna. During the shoot, my long time friend, Ogie Diaz (Liza’s manager), introduced me to Liza’s tita Joni. That day, she told me her wish to give the beautiful Liza a surprise debut. Not the traditional one, but one that liza would really love. So I asked her what are the “likes” of Liza which she enumerated — the outdoors, relaxed feel, the beach. Hence, the “Amazing Race” sports fest party came up and we thought of the bohemian/ glamorous camping type of dinner party for Liza. So for the next 3-4 months we met up with the whole team and with tita Joni to polish the ideas and plans …