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Croatia, Lijepa Li Si

I’m not normally inspired by quotes on water bottles, but this one in Croatia caught my eye, “Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled…

Fashion & Watches

Not Just For The Eyes

Clothes, make-up, and body modification are just starting points in the transformation to a virtual ‘artwork’. One has to cultivate the mind…

Imagine

Is This the Arts Venue of the Future?

At New York’s newest arts space, walls are designed to disappear

Imagine

Pop-Up Museums For The Selfie Generation

Pop-up curators seem to understand a deeper quandary facing many of today’s spectators: If you didn’t Instagram it, did it even happen?

Insights

The Future In Sight

A company has developed an app aiming to help parents manage smart device use among children, and address possible dire consequences from prolonged,…

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Sustainable Hospitality At Its Core

Six Senses Duxton ushers in a new hospitality experience - one that is centered around sustainability efforts and the neighborhood it calls home

Fashion & Watches

Bridging The Gap Between Art & Fine Jewellery

“A designer copies, but a great designer inspires.” – Michael Koh, Founder and Designer, Caratell

What's In My Portfolio

What's In My Portfolio: Delia Prvacki

Ms. Prvacki is the founder and owner of Deliarts Pte Ltd, an art-consulting and art-producing company

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The Independent

Mr. Alan Oei, artistic director of the highly regarded arts venue The Substation, is hoping for the day when his role as keeper of the flame for…

Fashion & Watches

A Century Of Excellence

Mido celebrates 100 years and introduces the next generation of its well-loved Multifort range

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The Telok Ayer Community Whisperer

Ms. Sue-Shan Quek is on a mission to re-envision the concept of Singapore’s beloved community center with Telok Ayer Arts Club

Travel

A Different Luxurious Attitude

Sri Panwa re-defined Phuket's luxury resort scene when it opened 13 years ago and is doing it again with sister brand, Baba Beach Club

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Create To Curate

A curator’s job goes beyond putting together an exhibition – they create stories to realize an artist’s vision for the cultural zeitgeist at…

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What's In My Portfolio: Paige Parker

Ms. Parker and her husband, Mr. Jim Rogers, covered 116 countries in a three-year overland journey that made the Guinness World Record

Events

Omega Seamaster Exhibit at ION Orchard

Open to the public from 4 to 14 October 2018

Fashion & Watches

A Partnership Of The Highest Performance

Driven by its universally recognized excellence, Rolex has built upon its own defining heritage in watchmaking to embrace the high performance of…

Food & Wine

Inspiration In Full Circle

After a history of collaborations with bold, inspiring creative talents – from Andy Warhol to Karl Lagerfeld, and Tokujin Yoshioka – the vintage-only…

Portfolio Podcast

Portfolio Podcast: Rasmus Markholt

Mr. Rasmus Markholt, Product & Design Director at Louis Poulsen, talks about the premier brand's updated iconic designs and new product collaborations

Fashion & Watches

The 3 Most Irresistible Watches With Gem-Set Bezels

A selection of timepieces with gem-set bezels for the season

Travel

Bang & Olufsen Teams Up With Singapore Airlines

Listen up - Bang & Olufsen's Beoplay H9i will be available on Singapore Airlines Suites cabins starting October 2018

Food & Wine

SKIRT Goes Above and Beyond With Excellent Wine Pairing Dinner

Featuring A5 Miyazaki beef and the rare Ao Yun 2014

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When Numbers Don't Lie

Major shifts in travel industry have seen more people traveling, generating feedback and comparing information. As the figures triple and quadruple…

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Driven By A Purpose

The quest for sustainable mobility results in a wide range of electrified BMW vehicles, 
with a special focus on the BMW i3, which boasts incredible…

Food & Wine

Nespresso's Master Origin Collection: More Than Just Coffee

Five new Nespresso variants that will take you from the forested mountains of Sumatra to the highland vales of Nicaragua

Interiors

A Holistic Experience at W. Atelier

In an increasingly digital age, W. Atelier proves that brick-and-mortar stores still have their place, especially when it offers a personalized and…

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Japanese Cuisine at Its Finest at DBS Insignia Private Dining…

DBS Insignia Private Dining Collection presents Chef Takagi Kazuo

Profile

Active Organic Elements

After securing an early success for the three-year-old Goldbell Financial Services, Mr. Alex Chua, CEO, expounds on the virtue of keeping to one’s…

Food & Wine

A World of Flavors

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

Roam If You Want To

Bhutan Beckons

While still mostly closed off to the world, Bhutan doesn’t hesitate to open up to you once you’re there

Interiors

Black Is The New Black

Louis Poulsen reveals the latest iteration of the Enigma lamp in black

Interiors

Sicily Is My Love

Dolce&Gabbana and Smeg come together to celebrate food, fashion, tradition, and la dolce vita with the "Sicily is my Love" range of appliances

Q&A

Will Machines Make Better Traders?

Machine learning’s ability to ‘learn’ with data, make predictions, and continuously improve on the accomplishment of its tasks may have earned…

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The Changing Face of Luxury Travel

There are as many versions of luxury travel as there are luxury travelers. With requirements for seamless personalized services still on the rise,…

Roam If You Want To

If It Floats Your Boat

Rascal is the best place in which to disappear for a few days, to commune with nature, to speak to people only as you please, and to be…

Roam If You Want To

A Somewhat Acerbic Guide To Siem Reap

Don’t get us wrong, we love Siem Reap to bits — but only when done right

Roam If You Want To

Sri Lanka Three Ways

Sri Lanka scores high on our must-visit list, so plan your trip and choose between a charming tea trail retreat, a wild safari adventure, or a relaxing…

Food & Wine

Fancy Feasts in Mexico City

Fine Mexican cuisine takes centerstage in the nation’s capital, drawing gourmands and foodie travellers to Mexico City, the hottest dining destination…

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Are We Battle-Ready?

Fighting cyber crime requires concerted efforts within and beyond organizations

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One Woman's Date With Adventure

When Ms. Sonja Piontek left the coveted job that she built for herself for nearly 13 years, she didn’t realize that she would be stepping into…

Travel

Escape To Amankora Punakha

A stay at an Aman property is already quite an experience, but a stay at an Aman property in Bhutan, particularly in the picturesque Punakha Valley,…

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What's In My Portfolio: Hans Tan

Mr. Hans Tan is Designer of the Year at the President's Design Award 2018

Brand Singapore

Helping Others Help Others

By matching donors’ interests with actual causes, Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) facilitates giving for a greater impact

Events

Bank of China Private Banking (Singapore) Hosts Special Blind…

Bank of China Private Banking (Singapore) hosted a distinguished group of private banking clients and prospects for an enjoyable wine-fueled afternoon…

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Raging Success for Lamborghini

After difficult years following the financial meltdown of the late 2000s, Lamborghini's resurgence and growth has been nothing short of spectacular

Brand Singapore

Championing the Arts

National Arts Council’s Deputy CEO, Mr. Paul Tan, explains

Brand Singapore

Free Healthcare for Communities in Need

Singapore-based non-profit Global Clinic provides free, specialized healthcare in dentistry, ophthalmology and women’s health to communities in…

Q&A

Meet The Macallan's Regional Brand Ambassador

A minute with Mr. Keith Nair, Regional Brand Ambassador, The Macallan

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Meet One of the Custodians of Chinese Culture in Singapore

Mr. Low Sze Wee, CEO of the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, seeks to present Singapore’s unique Chinese culture in relatable and accessible…

Profile

Of Honor and The Moment

With pieces from her acclaimed art collection – a stunning assemblage of 3rd century BC Gandhara sculptures, 17th century Mughal miniatures, and…

Profile

Power to the People

Opportunities abound in electricity generation in South and Southeast Asia where some economies and their populations are growing in unprecedented…

Fashion & Watches

In the Mood for Gold

As the lines between casual style, active lifestyles, and traditional luxury have blurred and given birth to categories such as ‘athleisure’…

Food & Wine

Indulgences: August 2018

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

Travel

Luxury Right At Your Doorstep

Ms. Wendy Long spends a lot of time planning itineraries when she travels, so why not think of one for her own hometown?

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What's It Really Like To Travel On A Private Jet?

Ever wondered what it’s like to travel on a private jet? It can be a rewarding, amazing, and luxurious experience

Brand Singapore

Brand Singapore: Portfolio, Participation, and Power

Koh Buck Song examines the key elements of nation branding, as illustrated by the approach of brand Singapore, and the state of play for country…

Travel

Relax, You Deserve It

Whether it’s a luxury wellness retreat or simply sitting on your favorite chair for a few minutes, here are a few suggestions on how to recharge…

Travel

Paradise Next Door

A hop, skip, and a jump away from Singapore is Bawah Reserve, a gem that quietly shines on the crystal blue waters of the Anambas Archipelago

Q&A

A Slice of California in Singapore

There's potential for growth in Singapore's lagging retail industry, according to expat entrepreneurs Dustin Ramos and Iris Sangalang, the husband-and-wife…

Interiors

The Perfect Match

The variety of stylish furniture and assortment of brands under Marquis HQO’s portfolio proved they were the perfect partner to work with The Branksome…

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How A Brand Strategist Grew And Established Female Market For…

A leading Taiwanese brand strategist shares ideas about aligning the brand with both the manufacturer and the intended market.

Travel

Excite the Senses at Grand Park Orchard

Whether it’s for a vacation, staycation, or simply to wine and dine in style, a visit to Grand Park Orchard allows for a luxurious escape in the…

Q&A

A Tale of Convergence

Leica brings together two very different photographers, Geoff Ang and Yik Keat, for one visually exciting exhibition

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The Harley Davidson CVO Street Glide Makes Short Of Long Roads

From its aggressive looks to its powerful engine, the 2018 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide has all the hallmarks of a true blue road champion

Travel

Wendy Long And Her Love Affair With The City Of Love - Paris

The hallmark of a great city is its ability to lure you back each and every time. It’s at once familiar and new, offering an intoxicating experience…

Interiors

To Shape Light

Louis Poulsen has remained through the decades a singular purveyor of lighting that has come to symbolize timeless Scandinavian design. This year,…

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Adopting Feng Shui Elements in a Renovation Project

An architect-interior designer incorporates geomancy or feng shui in a renovation project.

Interiors

Driven By Hues - Louis Poulsen Spring / Summer 2018

Take a look at the colourful classics Louis Poulsen has in store for Spring / Summer 2018

Food & Wine

Indulgences: July 2018

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

Profile

Revolution Precrafted, A Company That Supplies Prefabricated…

Until Revolution Precrafted, ‘designer homes’ and ‘prefab’ were rarely mentioned in the same breath, but with a selection of original designs…

Q&A

Retirement - Will We Ever Be Ready?

Mr. Dickson Tan, a former senior officer at the Central Narcotics Bureau turned wealth manager, sheds light on an issue everyone thinks of, but doesn't…

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10 Interesting Design Projects Aimed At Making The World A Better…

Designers demonstrate their gift for stopping recurring, mundane problems of whatever size or form

Fashion & Watches

New Expression of Heritage

Tailor Ryan Tay and shoemaker Josh Leong of Seamless Bespoke are two young gentlemen who are redefining heritage craftsmanship for a new era of customers

Profile

Hospitality's New Frontier

Mr. Allen Law, CEO of Park Hotel Group, reveals how heritage, technology, and a seamless guest experience comes into play to transform the Grand…

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Hermès and an Indonesian Art Duo Create A Traffic-Stopping…

A fun, layered mash-up of art, design and commerce results from the collaboration between leading Indonesian artists-designers indiguerillas and…

Food & Wine

[Limited Edition Gift] A New Expression Of Glamour With The…

Rémy Martin has been an official supplier for the Cannes Film Festival for 15 years. Here’s a closer look at the Limited Edition XO, which was…

Profile

Who Is The Musical Visionary Behind The Singapore Chinese Orchestra?

Mr. Tsung Yeh was awarded the Cultural Medallion, the highest accolade in the arts, in 2013

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An Extreme Weatherproof Tent That May End Homelessness

Success and positive influence is not merely measured by wealth or popularity. Instead, DBS Insignia shines the spotlight on those who dare to turn…

Fashion & Watches

5 Stunning Luxury Watches For July

A new crop of timepieces for weekend warriors, which score high on aesthetics and functionality

Interiors

Marquis Studio and Lifestorey Opens at Dempsey Hill

Marquis Studio and Lifestorey welcomes all to its new and spacious Dempsey Hill location where an assortment of luxury furniture brands are waiting…

Travel

Luxury Properties Worth Waiting For

The wait is almost over – these luxury hotels and resorts will be ready to welcome you once their doors are officially open. But for now, here’s…

Interiors

Bigger, Better OM Home Showroom

New showroom offers convenience and wider array of merchandize

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How Can We Solve Gender Inequality In The Workplace?

Gender equality in the workplace begins with very basic things: Recognition of worth, acceptance of basic differences, and equal provision of opportunities…

Travel

Spend Your Weekend On A Pony

Got a couple of days to spare? Try the Ultimate Polo Experience at Coworth Park. With the British polo season – May to September – upon us, Coworth…

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Performance Artist Jason Lim Doesn't Mind the Pain at All

Performance artist and ceramicist Jason Lim lets his body and art do the talking

Food & Wine

Indulgences: June 2018

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

Interiors

Playful Furniture Adds Modern Charm to Raffles City Mall

Marquis HQO’s newly acquired furniture collections fit in perfectly with Raffles City Mall’s contemporary outlook

Food & Wine

MasterChef Asia Winner Woo Wai Leong Opens His First Restaurant

The familiar flavors of Singapore's most revered dishes and delicacies are transformed in the deft hands of Chef Woo Wai Leong

Travel

The Incredible History of an Iconic Manhattan Landmark - The…

A landmark of timeless traditions, The St. Regis New York has a wonderful, eclectic history.

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Celebrating A Grand Dame & Great Cars

Marking the 90th anniversary celebration of the Fullerton Building is the inaugural Fullerton Concours d'Elegance — a celebration of luxury, heritage,…

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What's In My Portfolio: Tan Mui Huat

Mr. Tan Mui Huat is the President and CEO, Asia, at International SOS

Travel

Oman - a Little-Known Luxury Destination With Breathtaking Natural…

Cross the desert like an Arab man – in a linen suit, armed with a fully charged, Wi-Fi-connected smartphone

Fashion & Watches

5 Gorgeous Classic Timepieces Redesigned For The Modern Times

Iconic timepieces in their own right, which have been relooked and redesigned for the 21st century wearer

Women's Prerogative

How Is Jean Wee, COO of Nobel Design Holdings, Adapting to The…

Ms. Jean Wee examines the value of an engaging retail experience and maintaining a balanced mix of products and services as a way to counter the…

Q&A

Space Travel - From Fantasy to Reality

Dr. Leroy Chiao, former NASA Astronaut and International Space Commander, is one of the lucky few to have travelled to a destination most of us only…

Luxury Now

How Are Luxury Products Priced?

Mr. Thibault Ricbourg, a director at Simon-Kucher & Partners in Singapore, explains how price tags end up on luxury products.

Profile

Meet The Head Of Adobe Design Lab, Ms. Silka Miesnieks

She practically sits on a pile of very cool inventions, but Ms. Silka Miesnieks, who heads the Design Lab at Adobe, does not feel that she has seen…

What's In My Portfolio

What's In My Portfolio: Frederick Lee

Amidst the flouncy dresses and colorful fabrics in his atelier, Singaporean couturier Mr. Frederick Lee walks us through his fabulous creations,…

Interiors

The Space Is Right

Not all co-working spaces are made equal. We take a closer look at two new properties that have something for social butterflies who thrive in a…

Travel

Surprise Your Senses at The Slate

Away from the infamous tourist traps and overcrowded beaches, The Slate in Phuket is paradise on Earth that’s surprisingly just 10 minutes away…

Profile

The Full Positive Force

Mr. Patrick Dai is highly optimistic about the positive changes that blockchain technology can bring to society, and what his company Qtum can contribute…