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Now Serving... Sake

Sake is a funny little conundrum. We all kind of know what sake is, and we’ve likely tried it a handful of times, but how do we tell what’s the good stuff,…

Spirited Discourse

Now Serving... Whisky

Every whisky has its qualities in its own style. Be it a rich fruity Speyside or a punchy Islay, it ultimately boils down to flavour and taste preference. When…

Profile

Better Way to Pay

Ooi Huey Tyng, Visa country manager for Singapore and Brunei, is responsible for country strategy, growth priorities, innovation and digital roadmap, and business…

Fashion & Watches

Top 6 Things to Know About the Zenith Defy Lab

Zenith unveils the Defy Lab, the world's most accurate mechanical watch

Profile

Make That Handshake Work

Making connections and forming relationships take more than happenstance

Investing

Ace of Clubs

With 1880, entrepreneur Marc Nicholson promises to start meaningful conversations among like-minded members in a well-conceived and executed environment

Profile

Of Art and Commitment

Ching Chor Leng’s continuing guidance of her former student Ezzam Rahman has resulted in mutual respect, unstinting support, and an abiding friendship

Speedometer

The Jungle Cat Roars

Taking the all-new Jaguar F-Pace for a test drive

Fashion & Watches

A Fine Masterpiece

Feast your eyes on the new additions to Maurice Lacroix's signature Masterpiece Collection

Big Ideas from the Little Red Dot

Seeing Beyond Green

Architect Kuan Chee Yung elaborates on biophilic design, an emerging design agenda that is securing Singapore’s position at the forefront of environment planning…

DBS Insignia

Dr. Elaine Kim

Dr. Kim specializes in palliative care and is the co-founder of Trehaus, a family-friendly co-working space, as well as the co-founder and CEO of CRIB, a non-profit…

Spirited Discourse

Behind the Bottle

Meet six of Singapore's top sommeliers and bartenders who will open your eyes to a whole new world of alcohol

Spirited Discourse

Chianti Wine Region

From off-the-grid vineyards to all-women wineries, grape growers in Tuscany are making great wines and challenging industry standards

Spirited Discourse

Napa Revival

In Napa Valley, the turn-of-the-century farmhouse is re-imagined for contemporary living

Fashion & Watches

Technicolor Timekeeping

The Vortex Gamma by HAUTLENCE aims to add a new shade of fun and novelty to timekeeping

Spirited Discourse

Grape Expectations

The financial reality of running a vineyard does not always align with the romantic ideal. We ask the experts what to consider before signing on the dotted line

Food & Wine

Indulgences: September 2017

The best places to eat, drink, and be merry this month.

Spirited Discourse

Wine In Her Blood

Enter the world of Don Melchor's 2014 vintage with Chilean winemaker, Isabel Mitarakis Guilisasti

Interiors

To The Moon and Back

The LUNA lamp by Acorn Studio illuminates spaces in the most magical way

Interiors

The Artistry Behind Walter Knoll

Quality and craftsmanship come together in all of the materials used to piece together masterpieces from Walter Knoll

Fashion & Watches

Mother Monster Has Arrived

TUDOR proudly presents Lady Gaga as its new brand and #BornToDare campaign ambassador

Speedometer

The Lexus LC Revs Into Singapore

The sports coup delivers high on sophisticated style, as well as impressive performance and craftsmanship

Investing

Engage, Inform & Delight

With an eye on the future of advertising, Vikas Gulati is betting on personalized mobile engagement

DBS Insignia

The Test of Truthfulness in the Age of Sponsored Content

When it comes to delivering the message for their clients, how far will PR companies go?

Interiors

That Meridiani Magic

From on-trend color combinations and textures to gorgeous furniture and finishes, Meridiani is the modern homeowner's new best friend

DBS Insignia

Brands That Stand Up for a Cause: Business Boon or Bane?

How involved in social issues do brands need to be? Is it better to keep a safe distance or get up close and personal?

DBS Insignia

Brand Building in Digital Media: New Approach or Tried and Tested?

How does a brand stand out with the competition in such a saturated market? Is it better to take a new and novel approach or stick to more tried and tested ways?

Travel

Flying High Over Cotentin

The Cotentin Peninsula of Normandy, the land that juts into the English Channel, is all about nature’s drama: The huge tides, historic bays, awesome cliffs, long…

Profile

The Necessary Bigness

Mark Lee, the managing director of Sing Lun Holdings, preaching the gospel of ‘Go big or go home’?

DBS Insignia

Welcome to the New Age of PR - Now What?

We kick off the Round Table Discussion by figuring out the state the public relations industry is in and the notable changes each expert has encountered over the…

Travel

Take The Road Less Travelled

Exotic destinations to visit and the best watches to wear when you arrive

Food & Wine

Indulgences: August 2017

The best places to eat, drink, and be merry this month.

DBS Insignia

Dr. Jade Kua

Dr. Kua is a consultant with the Department of Emergency Medicine, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and the Ministry of Health’s Unit for Pre-hospital…

DBS Insignia

Trust & Parry

Is the Post-Truth era seeing a stronger alliance between journalists and communications experts?

Travel

Driving & Riding Through Namibia

Experience a safari like no other with BMW

Speedometer

Rocket On Four Wheels

The Panamera Porsche seems to handle low speeds poorly – as if the car was begging to be driven hard and fast

Big Ideas from the Little Red Dot

The Wonder Called WOHA

As far as Singapore architecture practice WOHA is concerned, sustainability and beauty live on the same street

Investing

Intervention Design

From Silicon Valley to Shenzhen, design is playing an increasingly critical role in the way companies re-imagine the workplace

Interiors

Hansgrohe Honors Innovative Kitchen Concepts

Welcome to the kitchen of the future!

Profile

A Seamless Engagement

For Castlery's Declan Ee, there's nothing more important than effective customer engagement

Big Ideas from the Little Red Dot

Designing Change

Singaporean designer Nathan Yong has strong ideas about the benefits of a curriculum revamp in design schools

Big Ideas from the Little Red Dot

The Weight of Success

Everyone is watching when and how Carousell will monetize its business and profit from its phenomenal growth

Fashion & Watches

Heavy Metal Lover

Slip on these timepieces and make a statement with hard-to-miss metal bracelets.

Q&A

Leica Looks Ahead

Jane Cui, President of Leica Asia, talks to us about the new Leica Galerie in Singapore and the importance of slowing down in this digital age

Profile

What's In My Portfolio: Ong Keng Sen

Ong Keng Sen is a veteran theatre practitioner and Founding and Festival Director of Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA)

Events

Rihanna Loves Chopard Launch Event

Highlights from the Rihanna Loves Chopard Collection launch at Ngee Ann City

Q&A

The Secret of Good Design: Danger and Curiosity

The Jean-Louis Deniot collection from furniture brand Baker recently hit Singapore's shores. Get to know a little more about the talented designer in this exclusive…

Food & Wine

An American In Singapore

Meet the man behind The Bird Southern Table and Bar, the newest restaurant to join the impressive roster of dining places at Marina Bay Sands

Interiors

Democratizing Premium Furniture

Trim the fat, bring on the talent, and what you get is an impressive furniture collection at unbelievable prices

Fashion & Watches

The Statement Makers

Let your wrists do the talking with these hard-to-miss timepieces

Profile

A Journey of Rediscovery

Geraldine Dreiser is Vice-President for Marketing at YTL Hotels

Profile

Twice Blessed

Although Clinton Ang is a forward-looking, modern-day wine merchant, he has never forgotten the beginnings of his success

Fashion & Watches

Man And Machine

Karl-Friedrich Scheufele is in an enviable position where he enjoys his two passions: automobiles and watches

DBS Insignia

DBS Insignia Private Dining Collection

DBS Insignia card members were treated to an unforgettable evening on 19 May at MONTI, where approximately 80 guests were treated to a whisky pairing dinner prepared…

Food & Wine

Message In A Bottle

Perrier-Jouët champagne launches its first-ever Blanc de Blancs for the serious wine connoisseur in Tokyo and reveals its deep-rooted artistic ties

Profile

What's In My Portfolio: David Tham

David Tham, founder of StudioNorm Design Consultants, obtained his Masters in Design from Design Academy Eindhoven. He was the inaugural recipient of the Young…

Investing

An Easy Exit

A correct reading of the larger market scenario makes for better choices of quick entry, quick exit strategy

Profile

What's In My Portfolio: Stefanie Hauger

Stefanie Hauger is an award-winning painter and designer. She is the proprietor of Vanilla Home, a leading purveyor of luxury furnishings and accessories.

Finessing Finance

Is The Price Right?

Understanding how vendors arrive at the ‘right price’ can stop you from feeling that you are paying through the nose

Speedometer

The Ride Of A Lifetime

An effortless driving experience through Munich, the Autobahn, and up the snowy Alps proves that BMW’s M760Li xDrive is a force to be reckoned with

Finessing Finance

The Invisible Army

The sharing economy’s legion of employees is overhauling everything about your business and leisure, rendering the 21st century a hell of a time to be alive

Finessing Finance

Fast, Easy, & Worry-Free

The idea of fintech and traditional banks working together – instead of competing – in the area of global payments is a boon to consumers everywhere

DBS Insignia

Meet the Six PR Experts for PORTFOLIO's First Round Table Discussion

PR practitioners come together for PORTFOLIO Magazine's first Roundtable Discussion on
PR and the Changing Media Landscape.
Hosted by: Artemis

Fashion & Watches

Portfolio Prefers: REDValentino Pre Fall 2017

REDValentino’s Pre Fall 2017 collection is all about rebellious expression, with a dash of romanticism and rock n’ roll.

Food & Wine

Favourites, Revisited

The best time to revisit these top tables? Right now.

Interiors

Actus Authenticity

Japanese lifestyle boutique, atomi, expands its portfolio and introduces ACTUS häuse

Fashion & Watches

All The Right Angles

Timepieces that look good from any which way

Events

Cirque du Soleil Presents: KOOZA

A world of wonder awaits you this July at Cirque du Soleil's KOOZA

Food & Wine

A Crab Extravaganza

Melt Café at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore celebrates everybody's favorite crustacean at "A Crab Affair"

Now Voyager

Smooth Operators

Whether it’s a familiar destination that you want to explore with fresh eyes, or a virgin territory that you are venturing into, bespoke is the way to go

Now Voyager

Around the World On Celluloid

Travelling, getting away, or escaping, are the stories told in these 8 movies you have to watch

Now Voyager

Sweet Retreat

An unprepossessing wellness retreat was Aman Resorts' revolutionary proposition that challenged the standard and direction of resorts in the late ‘80s

Fashion & Watches

Celebrating Six Decades of the Longines Flagship

Longines celebrates 60 years of the Flagship with a limited edition collection and special charity auction

DBS Insignia

Save Our Seas

Watch Chua Khai Lin of Fundnel share how she makes a difference in marine conservation and saving our seas

DBS Insignia

Chua Khai Lin

The co-founder and CFO of Fundnel talks about her active involvement in marine preservation

Fashion & Watches

Omega's Icon Revival

Omega serves up three of its iconic timepieces in one pretty and irresistible package

Travel

History Takes Flight With Breitling

Breitling celebrates the 77th anniversary of the DC-3 aircraft with an impressive world tour and limited edition watch collection

Now Voyager

Laps Of Luxury

In luxury accommodation, what is essential is often what is invisible to the eye

Now Voyager

Travel Like The One Percent

As personalization takes hold in everything, from fashion to real estate, it’s not surprising that affluent travelers want experiences that are tailored and one-of-a-kind

Now Voyager

A River Rises

The Chao Phraya is the most revered river in Bangkok, and it has finally received the crown it deserves

Profile

What's In My Portfolio: Leny Suparman

Leny Suparman is the CEO of KOP Properties

Profile

What's In My Portfolio: Koh Buck Song

Koh Buck Song has been active in the fields of editorial, brand building, as well as corporate social responsibility consulting

Profile

What's In My Portfolio: Teng Kenyuan

Teng Kenyuan is an entrepreneur, business owner and options investor

Investing

Making The List

Japan’s List Group and Sotheby’s International Realty continues partnership to launch a Singapore office

Now Voyager

The Sky’s The Limit

Los Angeles introduces the next wave of luxury homes

Food & Wine

In It For The Long Run

Words of wisdom from Singapore's top restaurateurs

Profile

What's In My Portfolio: Ovidia Yu

Ovidia Yu is an award-winning writer and playwright

Food & Wine

Crystal Jade - 25 Years Later

Impressive food aside, here's what's in the pipeline for Crystal Jade after almost three decades: Acquisitions, expansions, and celebrations

Profile

What's In My Portfolio: Rhonda Wong

Rhonda Wong is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ohmyhome

Fashion & Watches

Portfolio Prefers: Burberry DK88 Top Handle Bag

Burberry's current it-bag in new painterly colours

Profile

Wing Span

Developing the first concierge service for private aviation in Southeast Asia is the fulfillment of a goal for Ng Yeow Meng. Considering that he has laid out a…

Food & Wine

Around the World in Beef

Bedrock Bar & Grill's first stop: Hokkaido, Japan

Profile

What's In My Portfolio: Cate Gutowski

GE is undergoing a major transformation from an industrial to an industrial digital company, and Cate Gutowski, VP for Commercial Digital Thread, plays an important…

Profile

Shooting For Keeps

Travel photographer Scott Woodward shares tips on capturing the perfect shot — anytime, anywhere

Interiors

Moon Shine

Interior inspiration from la luna.

Profile

What's In My Portfolio: Edward Tan

Executive Director Edward Tan is helping diversify the Hong Seh Group portfolio with the development of Hong Seh Marine

Investing

When Time is Money

There are those who collect watches for their intricate mechanism and precise engineering; those who do so because they expect a price appreciation; and those who…

Investing

The Future of Venture Capital

Insights from Kelvin Lee, co-founder of Fundnel

Time x Speed

Five Big Trends In Women's Watches

Quite literally, the art of timekeeping

Time x Speed

Everyday Supercar

Lamborghini set out to build a vehicle for the crowded city, but may just have created a monster