With Valentine’s Day coming up soon, we’ve asked fashion-maven and founder of SoFA Loralee Baron-Soong and her hubby Marc Soong, executive director of Jaguar Philippines to answer 8 quick questions about each other.

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HOW DID YOU TWO MEET?

We met thru a common friend in Manila. A few years after, while I was studying fashion in Milan, Marc decided to drop by & visit for a weekend coming from a business trip in Modena with his sister. They ended up extending for almost 3 weeks to go around italy and the rest of Europe with me and some friends.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST IMPRESSION OF ONE ANOTHER?

Loralee of Marc – gentle, kind hearted.

Marc of Loralee – quiet and too nice.

DESCRIBE YOUR PARTNER’S PERSONAL STYLE?

Loralee’s style according Marc – smart spender but fashionable

Marc’s according to Loralee – relaxed, casual

WHAT’S THE MOST ROMANTIC THING YOU HAVE DONE FOR YOUR PARTNER?

Marc: I took her out on a yacht for a sunset cruise for our first official date back in Manila. 

Loralee: I married Marc all over again in Italy, where it all started.

WHAT’S THE LEAST EXPENSIVE GIFT YOU HAVE GIVEN YOUR PARTNER AND SHE/HE LOVED IT?

Marc: flowers + home cooked meals (ed. note: we hear he’s a pretty darn good cook!)

Loralee: greeting cards designed by our kids

WHAT MAKES HIM/HER LAUGH?

Loralee: Marc thinks his jokes me laugh! 

Mark: Our puppy Enzo and my twin girls.

HOW LONG DO YOU TAKE TO GET READY FOR A DATE?

Marc: 5 mins!

Loralee: I need at least 30-45 mins to get ready for a date! 

HOW ARE YOU SPENDING VALENTINE’S DAY?

We are going on a family trip to Boracay this year : )