2017 has thus far been quite a momentous year for Singapore. In the last two months alone, we've been in the global news quite a bit for a number of reasons - some raised the city's cool cache to a whole new level, while others... not so much. Here's a recap of five of our favourite moments this year.Read More
When it comes to choosing your romantic beach destination, forget the usual suspects. Tucked away in Indonesia is a gorgeous beach location that is only about 3 hours plane ride away from Singapore. And we're not talking about Bali.Read More
Long gone are the days when luggage meant just a bag to hold your travel essentials. These days, it doubles up as a fashion accessory for stylish jetsetters too. Available in an array of bright and trendy colours which make them easy to spot on the baggage carousel, suitcases also now come in a variety of travel-resilient fabrics, such as the stain-repellent Teflon or ultra-lightweight polycarbonate.Read More
Enter Canvas, a new venue that is an art gallery by day, a chic lounge by evening and then transforms into a nightclub when the night falls. Created by Bed Concepts, It was done in collaboration with the now defunct Home Club which was in the forefront of bringing in genre defying acts and very much the darling of the independent music and creative scene in Singapore.
British Vogue turns 100 this year. In celebration of its centennial, the magazine opened an exhibition at London's National Portrait Gallery, displaying 100 years of fashion magic in pictures.Read More
As if packing for a trip is not hard enough, now you've accepted an invitation to attend your good friend's wedding - in a far away, exotic locale. Cue scratching your head and staring into your bursting closet, trying to figure out the looks and what exactly to pack.Read More
If you are an avid social media user or a Louis Vuitton lover, you would already know that the house is currently hosting the Series 3 Exhibition at Marina Bay Sands. Of course we had to go, some of us made it to opening party and others simply booked a complimentary tour of the exhibition. Thank you, Louis Vuitton.Read More
If you did not score yourself a ticket for this year's Jubilee celebrations on Aug 9, fret not. You can still be in on the action and catch the fireworks live from various spots on the island! According to the chairman of the fireworks committee, Military Expert 6 (ME6) Manimaran Ganesan, this year's display will be the biggest and boldest yet...
If you're tired of visiting the same old shops in Singapore, how about giving the newly opened Manifesto a go. Located at the recently unveiled Capitol Piazza Mall, the multi-label concept store promises to reignite your passion for fashion.
There is no other place I love better in the world for eating and shopping other than New York - The variety of stores and food options are never ending. As a long time tourist to this city, i think I have sought out my favourite meals and deals that always keep me coming back. In this list are some of my favourite vintage, discount and consignment stores that are a must-go for me every time I step into the city.Read More
Lights, camera, runway!
Singapore Fashion Week is already well underway with only this weekend left to catch exciting shows and - wait for it - Victoria Beckham. The English popstar-turned-fashion designer will be showcasing her fall/winter 2015 collection this Sunday at the closing show (but more on that later).
Gone to all the chic cafes and tired of visiting shopping malls after shopping malls on the weekend? How about checking out the Keepers Showcase concept store at Orchard Green?
Launched in September last year to spotlight Singapore designers and raise their profile among Singaporeans and visitors alike, the largest and longest retail pop-up to date, the Keepers concept store showcases more than 50 home-grown designers and artisans from across fashion, food, home-wares and lifestyle products.
Being a film buff in Singapore can be challenging sometimes. With the big-box cinemas only bringing in mainstream Hollywood blockbusters (the likes of Michael Bay’s explosive metal clangs), it is tough to find independent cinemas that show films from the eras long gone in the glory they deserve.Read More
In the second of a three-part Out & About series, the Scribe takes a walk through some of London's museums and checks out the exquisite fashion-related exhibitions. And if you're planning to visit London in the coming months, make sure to pencil a visit to one of these exhibitions into your itinerary.Read More
In the first of a three-part Out & About series, the Scribe takes a walk through some of London's museums and checks out the exquisite fashion-related exhibitions. And if you're planning to visit London in the coming months, make sure to pencil a visit to one of these exhibitions into your itinerary.Read More
Since it's my birthday week and I'm a year older and wiser, I'm going to share with you something that has changed my life this year. If someone was going to tell me I would be exercising two months ago, the likely response that I would have given is "over my dead body". However in the past two months, some sort of strange phenomenon happened. I am actually looking forward to breaking a sweat.Read More