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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 holistic experience…

DBS Insignia

Japanese Cuisine at Its Finest at DBS Insignia Private Dining Collection

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 roots, taking…

Food & Wine

A World of Flavors

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

Travel

Bhutan Beckons

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

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 its permanent…

Q&A

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, travel companies…

Travel

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 reminded that in…

Travel

A Somewhat Acerbic Guide To Siem Reap

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

Travel

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 seaside…

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 of the…

Profile

Are We Battle-Ready?

Fighting cyber crime requires concerted efforts within and beyond organizations

Interiors

Black Is The New Black

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

Q&A

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 her own place under…

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, is unlike any…

Brand Singapore

Helping Others Help Others

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

Speedometer

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 need

Q&A

Meet The Macallan's Regional Brand Ambassador

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

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 works by modern…

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 numbers. As Summit…

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’ and ‘sports luxury’,…

Events

Bank of China Private Banking (Singapore) Hosts Special Blind Wine Tasting Session

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

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?

Speedometer

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 brands in the world…

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 your batteries

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 duo…

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 heart of Orchard…

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…

Q&A

A Tale of Convergence

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

Buy Design

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.

Speedometer

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 of reliving…

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

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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.

Food & Wine

Indulgences: July 2018

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

Interiors

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…

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…

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 really talk…

Buy Design

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

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 Park City Hall…

Buy Design

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…

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

DBS Insignia

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

Food & Wine

[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…

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…

DBS Insignia

DBS Insignia Private Collection Presents Chef Thomas Bühner

On 24 November 2017, DBS Insignia Cardmembers and their guests gathered at the JW Marriott Singapore South Beach for an intimate evening with Michelin Star Chef…

DBS Insignia

DBS Insignia Hosts an Evening of Artistic Dining at Alma by Juan Amador

Alma by Juan Amador at Goodwood Park recently hosted around 80 DBS Inginia card members and guests for an unforgettable gastronomic and artistic evening, helmed…

Profile

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

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 St. Regis New York

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

Events

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…

Travel

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…

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 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…

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

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

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 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.

Speedometer

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.

Events

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

Investing

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.

Speedometer

Best Practice, Best Ride

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

Profile

A Chain Of Benefits

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

Speedometer

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.

Profile

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

DBS Insignia

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

Profile

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…

Speedometer

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,…

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.

Q&A

Required Reading

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