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How Much Plastic Will it Take to Make More of These?

Have we breached the ocean’s limit?

Food & Wine

Indulgences: November 2019

Get a taste of the Nordic region with a little Danish brunch here, a Swedish bite there, and fresh Norwegian seafood all around.

Interiors

A Meeting Of Minds: Jewel Changi Airport's Canopy Park

A two-part conversation with the furniture designers behind Jewel Changi Airport's iconic Canopy Park.

Tech

Has the Samsung Galaxy Fold made me consider the Android life?

An iOS user test drives Samsung’s latest drop.

Fashion & Watches

Watches with Purpose

From charity auctions to optimum sport.

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This is the Most Stylish, Planet-Saving Light You’ll Ever…

Louis Poulsen partnered up with artist Olafur Eliasson to design a geometrical lighting system that debuted at Milan Design Week.

Events

Taipei Talk to Champion Design for Sustainability

The annual Golden Pin Design Award 2019 Forum returns on 5 December with talks from four international design luminaries at Songshan Cultural and…

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The Need For Speed

He may be living most of his life on the fast lane, but Poh Seng Song knows when to slow down and enjoy the ride

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A Tale of Two Resorts

From Singapore to Ubud, Capella curates the travel experience they know you’ll love.

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A KL Renaissance: Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur

A new breed of luxury properties have recently opened in the Malaysian capital, boasting unbeatable locations, discreet yet personable service, and…

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Master of Wine: Jeannie Cho Lee

Ahead of the inaugural Wine Pinnacle Awards, we speak with Asia’s first Master of Wine, Jeannie Cho Lee, on her title, assessing great wines, and…

Events

Starry, starry nights

From celebrity performances to royalty guests, this year’s three-night Podium Lounge event proved to be a mega hit

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Louis Vuitton’s Digital Store Now Delivers to Singapore

The French luxury fashion house launches its e-commerce platform.

Food & Wine

Indulgences: October 2019

Cantonese cuisine is elevated through a myriad of modern interpretations while still paying homage to traditional favorites.

Design

Power Plan

The £9 billion redevelopment of Battersea Power Station is expected to create a new residential and commercial hub in London

Travel

Walking into the Heart of Japan

Discovering the cultural treasures of Japan on foot.

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Two Doors Good, Four Doors Better

The new 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT coupe proves that creating a roomier ride doesn’t necessarily require sacrificing performance.

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Historic Tributes

In paying homage to the original favourites, these reissued editions are created in the same likeness, evoking the spirit of reminiscence and becoming…

Interiors

Revitalized Repose

Every piece in the new Virgin seating collection by MisuraEmme is set to make a statement in residential space design.

Fashion & Watches

Patek Philippe Watch Art Grand Exhibition

The Genevan manufacture selects Singapore as its fifth city for its Watch Art Grand Exhibition.

Events

What to get up to on the 12th edition of the Formula 1 Singapore…

From after-parties to a series of masterclass cooking.

Interiors

Improvise and Adapt

How designers George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg keep things fresh.

Travel

When Ecology Meets Passion

Bawah Reserve, the acclaimed private island retreat in Indonesia, is a dream envisioned and developed by Tim Hartnoll and designed by Sim Boon Yang…

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Mid-Autumn Day Dreams

With the Mid-Autumn Festival looming, we round up the most lucrative yet unique mooncake flavors that seem to have been concocted out of this world.

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Indulgences: September 2019

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month.

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Power Play

We test-drive the new-generation BMW 7 series across the border from Poland to Prague on the BMW CSEU Grand Media Tour.

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On The Road With Gordon Yeo

For Head of Asia Research at Arisaig Partners Mr. Gordon Yeo, the bucolic Dempsey Hill neighborhood is an ideal spot to spend quality time with his…

Tech

Style Meets Substance

Bang & Olufsen à la Saint Laurent

Food & Wine

The House of Liquid Gold

In the Sauternes region south of Bordeaux, the Lalique Hotel & Restaurant has opened its doors at Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey – the world’s first…

Wellness

Exploring Cryoablation

We speak with Dr. Jendana Chanyaputhipong about a temperature control treatment to fight breast disease

Interiors

Here's To The Red And Blue

Sophisticated designs triumph on the back of two striking hues

Fashion & Watches

Independents' Day

A rare horology event in Bangkok, Thailand, assembles 18 independent brands for an exhibition and a private auction in September

Travel

Losing It In Cheval Blanc Randheli

Nothing will toughen you up quicker than a week in a luxury resort

Food & Wine

Indulgences: August 2019

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

Fashion & Watches

Tissot's Racing Legacy

Tissot pays historical homage to the sporting world with new chronograph timepieces.

Interiors

Take a Peek Inside the Newly Restored Raffles Hotel Singapore

After a two year-long renovation, the luxurious colonial-style Raffles Hotel is ready to take in guests once again.

Food & Wine

Local Delights: 4 Places to Dine and Party This National Day

The nation turns 54 this year, which means that to the rest of the world, we’re still a young 'un. We celebrate Singapore’s National Day in youthful…

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De'Longhi: Clever Coffee The Way You Want It

Elevate your lifestyle with the PrimaDonna Elite Experience, the highest tier product in De’Longhi’s premium range of Italian heritage coffeemakers

Fashion & Watches

The Ladies’ Collection Inspired By Art

Mido launches its exclusive ladies timepiece collection inspired by Singapore's unique architectural elements.

Travel

Spain Undiscovered

In addition to architectural marvels, top-notch gastronomy, and cultural treasures, Spain also has a wealth of unique and exciting experiences waiting…

Interiors

It's In The Mix

This year at the Salone del Mobile Milano, the newly minted and the enduring classic make an interesting collection for Meridiani

Fashion & Watches

The Hamilton Ventura Is Out Of This World

With its unique look, the Hamilton Ventura timepiece is the perfect fit for Men In Black’s alien-fighting agents

Fashion & Watches

New Kids On The Block

Revitalizing tried and tested timepiece ranges opens them up to a new following

Fashion & Watches

A Timepiece For The Top Guy

The new generation Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 36 looks set to retain its unofficial distinction as ‘the presidents’ watch’

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On The Road With Dr. Francis Goh

To CEO and founder of Hehsed Consulting, Dr. Francis Goh, the idyll of Sentosa provides a welcome respite from the rigors of running a business

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Man Of The Moment

To Cortina Watch Chief Operating Officer Mr. Jeremy Lim, pushing the envelope is what brings the watch industry into the future

Profile

The Future Of Sound

From its beginnings as a record library to becoming one of Singapore’s leading distributors of high-end audiovisual equipment, Atlas continues…

Platform

Making A Splash

It’s all about fun and fabulosity with this selection of timepieces in the most brilliant, head-turning shades

Events

Feast For The Senses At Amber45

On 9 May, Portfolio Magazine, together with Amber45 by UOL, hosted an exclusive dinner at the Amber45 showflat at Dunman Road for a discerning group…

Food & Wine

Indulgences: June 2019

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

Travel

Paradise Found

Fun under the sun and the quest for dolphins at the paradise destination also known as The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort

Fashion & Watches

Dark Matter

Predominantly all black timepieces that boast beautiful design and powerful performance, which are sure to make a statement as soon as you strap…

Food & Wine

Indulgences: May 2019

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

Travel

Grand Dame In A Small City

It’s been a long time coming and finally, the Kempinski brand has found the perfect home in Singapore. Here’s what visitors can expect

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Bugatti Chiron Roars Into Singapore

Bugatti has named a hypercar after one of its former champion race car drivers of the 1930s, Louis Chiron

Travel

Spain: Luxury At Its Best

It’s about time you think Spain when you think Luxury

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On Time & In Style

The TISSOT CHEMIN DE TOURELLES POWERMATIC 80 GMT helps modern urbanites stay on track wherever they may be

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On the Road with Icemichelle Chen

For avid golfer, pageant winner and wellness entrepreneur Dato Icemichelle Chen, a joyride through nature is one of life’s luxuries

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Slow Tourism

On the back of a growing interest in more mindful and authentic vacations, a village in China champions the travel movement, which encourages taking…

Slow Tourism

Luxe Life In Beijing

The biggest names in luxury hotels are courting travelers in Beijing, a global superpower and a city of contrasts

Food & Wine

A Supper Series Not To Be Missed

Four of Singapore's most talented chefs come together at this hip Gemmill Lane joint for a late night food extravaganza

Fashion & Watches

Face Time

Legible markings, logically arranged elements, and overall symmetry and balance are among the requirements for multi-function watch dials

Slow Tourism

Make Mine Manila

Next time you decide to visit Bohol or Benguet, spend a few days in Manila, where weekends are known to run from refined to rambunctious in matter…

Slow Tourism

Six New Travel Experiences To Try

Be where you haven’t been, and arm yourself with a thirst for new adventures

Perspectives On Luxury

Are We Ready For 'China Made' Luxury?

Tradition and pride in local culture supports China’s growing voice in the international luxury sector. For one watch manufacturer, this could…

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Set Sail With DBS Insignia and Ferretti Yachts

DBS Insignia Cardmembers were treated to a sneak peek of the Ferretti Yacht 920 ahead of this week's Singapore Yacht Show 2019

Fashion & Watches

Simply Spectacular

It’s easy to overdesign a watch, but there’s nothing quite like the beauty of a sleek and simple timepiece. Here are some fine examples

Fashion & Watches

An Ode To The Ocean

Breguet continues to create stunning timepieces inspired by its historical connection with the maritime world and at the same time, uses its platform…

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DBS Insignia and Diageo Host Exclusive Tasting of the Rarest…

DBS Insignia Cardmembers were treated to a Diageo Special Releases exclusive tasting at the Johnnie Walker House Private Suite

Food & Wine

What's Better Than Wagyu? Snow-Aged Wagyu

The highly-prized beef from Japan will be exclusively available at La Brasserie this month

Interiors

Meridiani 2019 Launch

Portfolio readers and friends came together to view the latest Meridiani furniture collection, as well as Tesla cars courtesy of Hong Seh Motors

Travel

Can Taiwan Design Catalyze Cultural Identity?

The tug of war between art and design, culture and commerce, seems to have found a form of resolution in Taiwan where designers mine their culture…

Food & Wine

Indulgences: April 2019

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

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Underwater Sports Car

Project Neptune: An ultra-exclusive, strictly limited-edition submarine that will redefine performance and luxury for a select few—in an entirely…

Travel

A New Way To Relax At Damai Spa

With the introduction of new credit and membership programmes at Damai Spa at Grand Hyatt Singapore, members can opt for more holistic wellness and…

Fashion & Watches

Timepieces That Leave A Lasting Impression

From limited edition pieces to new releases from the recently concluded SIHH, these timepieces have already made a deep impression on us – and…

Food & Wine

Indulgences: March 2019

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

Fashion & Watches

Standouts From SIHH 2019

Some highlights among the highlights from the SIHH 2019

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Destination: Luxury

For Mr. Scot Toon, Managing Director for Asia of The Pavilions Hotels and Resorts, the secret to a truly luxurious travel experience is allowing…

Travel

SO Dependable

SO Sofitel Bangkok still remains a favorite among those who frequent the Thai capital - and with good reason

Fashion & Watches

Warming Up

A selection of timepieces that boast lovely warm hues, ranging from fiery red and dusty pink to rose gold and cool cognac

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On the Road with Oon Jin Teik

Oon Jin Teik is a very busy man that when the rare occasion to join him for a ride came up, we didn’t have to think about it twice

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Make Mine A Super Yacht

With a shifting preference for access over acquisition, and experiences over expense, is it time for the UHNWIs to consider a radically different…

Food & Wine

Indulgences: February 2019

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

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All Up Front

The new Lexus ES has a front wheel drive, a grip without rear differential, a new platform that allows for a new profile and dynamic outlook –…

Travel

The Joy Of Joali

Unforgettable experiences abound at Joali, a new design- and art-driven luxury resort in the Maldives that aims to excite the senses

Interiors

Sound In Technicolor

HAY’s smart use of color breathes new life to the Sonos One speaker, resulting in a gadget that looks and sounds superb

Food & Wine

8 Delicious Options For Chinese New Year

Unique yusheng, inventive desserts, takeaway options, and more

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The Cold Standard

Keeping a standard temperature in wine shipping, storage and delivery drives Taste of Tradition’s foremost advantages

Fashion & Watches

Bags To Differ

Her training at Alexander McQueen and Jimmy Choo gave designer Ms. Ming Ray the confidence and skill to become an in-demand designer favored by royalty…

Fashion & Watches

Mido's Double Duty Stunner

The Baroncelli Lady Day & Night is the modern woman’s ultimate timekeeping companion

Fashion & Watches

The Best Timepieces For CNY

Whether it’s a bold geometric beauty or a limited edition stunner, here’s a roundup of our top picks of timepieces for Chinese New Year

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Inspired By An Icon

Discover and be a part of Mido's new Rainflower collection, which was inspired by the ArtScience Museum in Singapore

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