Filipino actor and socialite Heart Evangelista celebrated her 34th birthday with an intimate dinner co-hosted by cousin Happy Ongpauco-Tiu. And, needless to say the festivities were as fashionable as they could get.
Dressed in Atelier Patty Ang white feathered-midi, Evangelista looked every bit the diva she is. She even got a special manicure with illustrations of everything she loves, including her husband's name.
The 34-year-old added a gorgeous red Sequoia bag to the mix and kept her makeup to the minimum and tied her hair in a sleek back bun.
Heart Evangelista Birthday: How It Was Made Extra Special
The gorgeous actor shared snippets from her birthday celebrations on her Instagram account. She even shared a rather emotional message.
Evangelista wrote that she felt grateful, eager, and unafraid and was ready to start a new year of her life with all her heart.
"Grateful, eager, and unafraid. This is how I'm entering my 34th year of life. I faced a lot of trials in the past year, but I came out a stronger woman, all thanks to my loving support system, and of course, God, who never failed to be there for me. Now, here I am today, more ready than ever to take on what the world has to offer me," she wrote.
The birthday girl added even thanked all her loved ones, adding: "To everyone who's been there for me, I thank you dearly. I hope you continue to come along with me in this beautiful journey of life. (emoticon) 34, I don't know what wonders you hold for me, but I will pursue it with all my heart. I'm looking forward to all that's to come."
Heart Evangelista Birthday Celebrations Were With A Special Group Of People
The actor who was recently in China to shoot a secret project, also thanked all her guests with a special post.
"An intimate dinner for my birthday salubong. (emoticon) I'm extremely grateful for this little group of people who make everyday feel special. (emoticon) Thank you for celebrating with me, and for being part of my life," she wrote.
Most of her guests adhered to the colour scheme and the pictures are proof that it all looked extremely well-thought of and planned.
As for the theme itself, Evangelista had a very specific reason to choose white.
Why Heart Evangelista Birthday Celebrations Had A White Theme
While speaking to a local daily, the actor shared "I just wanted everything white and fresh." No wonder the theme of this do was white, and even the place settings were in accordance with the selected theme.
"Happy is my go-to person when I host events like this because she knows exactly what I want," the 34-year-old added.
She also shared that she didn't want to splurge too much on her birthday celebrations because she also wanted to take into account her anniversary. Which, also happens to fall on February 14.
"[Happy] was able to mix the flowers pretty well and budget it properly to cater Italian food to exactly 32 guests," she added.
Given the images Evangelista shared, it is clear that the birthday girl and all her friends had a great time. As for her gifts, the only thing Evangelista truly wanted was to be happy and healthy. In fact, she even shared that she wished her friends and family members "good health and happiness" as well.
Professionally, Evangelista was busy shooting for her secret project till last week. And it is rumoured to be the next instalment of Cray Rich Asian. We can't wait!