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Power to the People

Opportunities abound in electricity generation in South and Southeast Asia where some economies and their populations are increasing in unprecedented numbers. As…

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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’ and ‘sports luxury’,…

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

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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 brands in the world…

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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 your batteries

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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

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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 duo…

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 Hotel…

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How A Brand Strategist Grew And Established Female Market For Giant Bicycles

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

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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 heart of Orchard…

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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

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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 of reliving…

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, with the 60th…

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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.

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Driven By Hues - Louis Poulsen Spring / Summer 2018

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

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Indulgences: July 2018

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

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Revolution Precrafted, A Company That Supplies Prefabricated Designer Homes

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

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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 really talk…

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

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

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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 Park City Hall…

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Hermès and an Indonesian Art Duo Create A Traffic-Stopping Window Display

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

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[Limited Edition Gift] A New Expression Of Glamour With The Rémy Martin Limited Edition XO Cannes

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 unveiled under…

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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 dreams to reality.

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 to be discovered

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 a little teaser…

Interiors

Bigger, Better OM Home Showroom

New showroom offers convenience and wider array of merchandize

Women's Prerogative

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 for…

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 Park welcomes…

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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

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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

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The Incredible History of an Iconic Manhattan Landmark - The St. Regis New York

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, and fantastic…

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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

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

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 Rapidly Changing Retail Consumer

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 flagging consumer…

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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 dream of going:…

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.

Women's Prerogative

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 it all—in…

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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, as well as thought…

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 buzzing, collaborative…

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 from the airport

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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 to the…

Fashion & Watches

5 of Our Favourite Timepieces from Baselworld 2018

With the recent conclusion of Baselworld 2018, we’ve identified some of the timepieces that should definitely be on your radar this year.

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Bringing Home a Cat

Lagoon 50 Makes Waves at Singapore Yacht Show 2018

Luxury Now

A Delicate Balance

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans, the first luxury resort to open on India’s untouched beach destination with local island adventures. News flights links from…

Luxury Now

Threading Up

There is made to measure and there is haute couture, which takes made to measure to a whole new different level. It’s every fashionista’s fashion fantasy.

Interiors

Singapore Hosts the Premier Forum of Designers in Southeast Asia

Design Perspectives x Golden Pin Salon features 3 design gurus from Singapore and Taiwan in the spotlight: Peter Tay, Kimming Yap, and Mark Stocker

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Little Known Pairings

Science and technology are affecting human lives in ways that are so specialized that only a few, unless told, will ever notice.

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Best Practice, Best Ride

A leading headhunter demonstrates how professional selection procedures can be an effective tool in choosing the right car.

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A Chain Of Benefits

A better understanding of blockchain technology raises its appeal, and highlights its potential uses in the future

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Power Broker

As a Managing Director at Deutsche Personal Wealth, Elaine Lim-Chan understands the value of performance, a skill she has carried into her love for cars.

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The Community Whisperer

The Quayside brings new energy and possibilities to the established residential enclave in Robertson Quay, but more importantly, it is an idea that sits very well…

Luxury Now

Open Seas

Ever wondered how mega-yachts are born? German yacht builder Luerssen, who has delivered some of the world’s most extravagant custom yachts, takes us behind the…

Luxury Now

The State of Sake: Made with Pure Artistry and Pure Flavor

How artisanal craft sake is changing the global market

Luxury Now

What is Luxury?

6 successful professionals give us their definition of the word luxury and what it means to them

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Sustainable Style

DBS Insignia is at the forefront of celebrating the accomplishments of successful individuals. But beyond this, it also recognizes businesses that make an effort…

Food & Wine

In Whisky's Hidden Domain

Welcome to the secret place where whisky connoisseurship rubs shoulders with exclusivity

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Compound Complex

From reading Isaac Asimov novels to taking a slow boat to China and continuing a tradition, Mr. Basile Guibert has very complex traits that recall those of the…

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Luxury Race Car

The 2018 Ferrari GTC4Lusso is practical and authentic, but most will buy this car for its distinctive shape, its steering/drive system and, ultimately, its badge.

Food & Wine

Springtime Sensations at JAAN

Spring calls to mind a delicate touch that’s bestowed on many things – from the way the blues are painted across the sky, the gentle colors of spring blooms,…

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What's In My Portfolio: Aiman Hakim

Visual artist Aiman Hakim walks us through the contents of his portfolio

Fashion & Watches

Montblanc Presents the Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Special Edition

Celebrate the gift of writing with this special edition range of writing instruments, with designs inspired by the famous book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Interiors

Sense of Purpose

Singapore welcomes its first Six Senses property at Duxton Road, which brings with it more than just beautifully furnished rooms — it aims to introduce a sense…

Travel

A Journey To Remember

Jacada Travel has prepared a unique itinerary that takes travellers through WWII battle sites, command rooms, and historic estates.

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Don't Hate Me Because I'm Beautiful

Although generations have dismissed beauty as skin deep, in reality its root runs very deep.

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Paper Ties

Calling itself a co-creation space, Paperwork offers creative and design professionals an innovative, shared workplace where they can remain productive and connected…

Finessing Finance

Connecting The Dots

By connecting different data silos, Silot creates a powerful one-stop platform that heightens efficiencies and supports new capabilities.

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Required Reading

What leaders are reading to keep them on top of their game

We Must Have A talk

5 Important Questions Answered By 5 Public Relations Experts

Leading PR professionals share how they see the issues of the day

Investing

It’s In The Cards

Bushiroad’s ability to develop a number of related businesses based on trading cards places it on a trail to success.

Fashion & Watches

Longines Conquest V.H.P. Ushers In New Era Of Quartz

With the release of the Longines Conquest V.H.P., be prepared to view quartz technology in a whole new light

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It's All About The People

After almost 20 years in banking, Mr. Anthony Seow finds new things to get excited about. The first is technology that powers innovation and disruption in his sector,…

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What's In My Portfolio: Prudencio 'Deng Coy' Miel

Mr. Prudencio 'Deng Coy' Miel is an editorial artist and painter

Food & Wine

Smitten By Le Binchotan

Delicious new menu, impeccable service, and charismatic chef — what's not to love at Le Binchotan?

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Finding The Common Thread

This is not the time to imagine that we have seen the range of Mr. Aun Koh, who is currently hosting a new TV show and choosing who’s right for the private club…

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Watch Design Endure And Go Places

On the eve of his well-publicized world tour, a tightly packed nine-month journey that would take him from Senegal to Iceland and Peru, British designer Tom Dixon…

Interiors

Marble As Skin

Technology and craftsmanship come together for a new and incredibly chic take on marble

We Must Have A talk

Tough Love

There is no sweet-talking here. Life and transformation coach, Mr. Michael Serwa, is all about the tough love, no-nonsense approach when it comes to getting his…

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Divine Dining

Get to know Ms. Jolin Lee, an IT professional-turned-restaurateur, who is introducing a new take on Chinese cuisine with the recently opened Xin Divine on Duxton…

Fashion & Watches

Only Chime Will Tell

The Grand Sonnerie is an articulation of the rare mastery of watchmaking prowess, and this is manifested in its obtainability and desirability

Fashion & Watches

Don't Miss: OMEGA's NATO Strap Pop-Up Boutique

If you're at Baselworld 2018, make a beeline for the OMEGA booth for a chance to fit your watch with a new NATO strap

Fashion & Watches

Chopard Fully Commits To Ethical Gold

Chopard jewellery and timepieces will only use 100% Ethical Gold starting July 2018

Food & Wine

One Night Only: Botanical Cocktail Pairing Dinner

Anti:dote and The Botanist Gin come together for a special one-night-only dinner collaboration on 24 March 2018

Fashion & Watches

Beauty To Behold

A recent crop of timepieces that have left us smitten and will, perhaps, have you feeling the same way too.

Design For A Week And Beyond

Best Of Show

Discover the top ten home decoration trends spotted at the January 2018 edition of Maison&Objet furniture fair in Paris

What's In My Portfolio

What's In My Portfolio: Foo Kwee Horng

Mr. Foo Kwee Horng is a National Arts Council Artist Mentor, a National Institute of Education supervisor, and an SUSS associate

Profile

What's Next For Dr. Goh?

Despite the apparent disparity of pursuits and interests, Dr. Wilson Goh doesn’t really stray far from what he knows and what he likes – and this is key to…

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Zara Tindall And Her Icons

Zara Tindall, one of Britain’s top equestrian athletes is enjoying an impressive career at the pinnacle of the sport

Fashion & Watches

Seeing Green

For Spring, add pops of this fresh, cool hue to your existing wardrobe with this tightly edited selection of accessories

Q&A

Slice of Life: A Peek into The Lives of 5 Top Professionals in Singapore

'Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.' - Tony Hsieh