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The Theory Of Everything

Through a year-long collaboration with hotels under The House Collective group, Swiss artist Katja Loher demonstrates the interconnectedness of philosophy,…

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Roy Teo: King Of The Castle

To Mr. Roy Teo, founder of The Mill group of design companies, his newly remade headquarters represents his architectural passions and creative aspirations

Fashion & Watches

Find Your Style at La Vallée Village – Paris and Enjoy Extraordinary…

La Vallée Village is an invitation to ‘live shopping differently’ by offering access to a host of major brands in a dedicated environment that…

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…

Investing

Cocooned In Creativity

Aspiring fashion designers and entrepreneurs are now better able to hone their craft with the help of technology and strategic collaborations at…

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In Her Shoes

Ms. Nita Chauhan of Vincitore shares how she stepped in the right direction to find success in the finicky world of the footwear industry

Food & Wine

Indulgences: May 2019

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

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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

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Spain: Luxury At Its Best

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

Fashion & Watches

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…

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Luxe Life In Beijing

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

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Disclaimers & Disclosures

Corporate investigation is an inescapable requirement for companies seeking to do business or merge with another

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

Slow Tourism

The Spirit Of The Left Bank

Known for its popularity among artists and cultural heavyweights, the iconic Lutetia – Paris’ only Left Bank grand hotel – has been skilfully…

Fashion & Watches

Face Time

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

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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…

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Design Thinking

Wisdom, humility and a whole lot of gratitude — these themes become apparent as Xtra managing director Lim Choon Hong reflects on the premium design…

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Made In Chelsea

The revamped Belmond Cadogan Hotel combines Knightsbridge-approved grandeur with the raffish charm of its most famous residents

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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

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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…

Food & Wine

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…

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Calling The Story Back To Life

Award-winning film director Mr. Tran Anh Hung talks about the resurrection of the script

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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…

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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…

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Indulgences: March 2019

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this month

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A Case Of Double Vision

Inchcape Singapore Managing Director Jasmmine Wong has her eyes set on the future of the automotive industry, but it doesn’t mean she has lost…

Investing

Security Made Easy

It’s all about convenience, security and peace of mind at Vault@268

Fashion & Watches

Standouts From SIHH 2019

Some highlights among the highlights from the SIHH 2019

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Tze Char Steps Up

Mr. Alexander Pang, second-generation chef and CEO of beloved tze char institution, New Ubin Seafood, is responsible for taking it to the next level…

Smart Life

Everyday Tech

Technology is there even when we don’t summon it, see it or even need it. It guides us along choices, streamlining options for an easier selection,…

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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…

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SO Dependable

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

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This Mobile App Could Save Your Vision

Dr. Claudine Pang, ophthalmologist and founder of Asia Retina Eye Surgery Centre, has created a free app for testing eye health

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Who Buys McLaren Racecars?

Mr. George Biggs, managing director of McLaren Automotive Asia Pacific talks about creating a range of products for autophiles

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

DBS Insignia

Local Flavors for Global Palates

Three young Singaporean entrepreneurs take up the challenge of running traditional businesses and learn that upholding the family legacy and tradition…

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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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Capturing The Market

The evolution of Leica’s retail lifestyle experience through the lens of Mr. Sunil Kaul, Managing Director of Leica Camera Asia Pacific

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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…

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Ain't No Mountain High Enough

Mr. Dhiren Doshi, the first Singaporean to summit the notoriously challenging Dhaulagiri (the seventh highest mountain in the world), shares his…

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What's In A Smile?

Guestimates vary on the number of muscles required to smile – 43, 17, 26 – but Dr. Ernest Rex Tan knows that a genuine smile comes from a deeper…

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The Tastemaker

Mr. Manoj M Murjani, CEO of Group MMM, is on a mission to let the world know about Singapore even more, one F&B brand at a time

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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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That One Particular Star

Ms. Leny Suparman tells a detailed and absorbing story of KOP Limited, and how it is developing into a fascinating constellation

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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

Fashion & Watches

Ensuring The Legacy Lives On

In this special feature, we discover why The Prestigious Bespoke Tailors believes nurturing external talent for future management and ownership is…

Interiors

Making Sense Of The Millennial Market

Mr. Christophe Vielle, CEO & Co-Founder of GCP Hospitality, tells us why the millennial market is important for the future of the hospitality industry

Fashion & Watches

The Future Is Female

Mido’s 100th anniversary coincides with the launch of a range of women’s watches, signaling an exciting change in the brand’s focus

Fashion & Watches

New Attitude

Start 2019 with a bang – and by that we mean a statement-making timepiece on your wrist. Whether it’s a bold geometric beauty or a Chinese New…

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Hidden Switzerland

To experience a very different side of Switzerland, embark on the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland with the Swiss Travel Pass

Fashion & Watches

Glamour With A Conscience

With Chopard’s mission towards sustainable luxury in full swing, all that glitters is indeed (ethical) gold

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Where To Stay Next: Waldorf Astoria Bangkok

The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok’s approach to luxury is quiet, subdued, and yet confident – just how we like it

Food & Wine

Indulgences: January 2019

The New Year calls for new dining experiences and these five restaurants ensure that 2019 is off to a good start

Fashion & Watches

Hamilton's Offerings For A Cool Yule

A selection of stylish timepieces from Hamilton to accompany you during the season's festive merrymaking

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Reaping Rich Rewards

A family that bonds over their love for whisky, the Anwars have derived much joy from their Cask of Distinction

Interiors

Marquis HQO Works Its Magic On Watertown Condominium

An assortment of Italian furniture and bespoke pieces add character and vibrancy to this waterfront development in Punggol

Food & Wine

Festive Feasting At Home With Crystal Jade's Takeaway Offerings

Enjoy these festive CNY offerings from Crystal Jade in the comfort of your own home

Fashion & Watches

Technology For The Greater Good

What does the Omega Seamaster Professional Diver 300M and e-commerce site Onlybrown have in common? They both harness the power of technology to…

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The Backseat View

A meandering conversation with Mr. Jonathan Quek about life and living, on board the new Mercedes-Benz CLS

Food & Wine

10 Lavish Feasts To Consider For The Holidays

'Tis the season for merrymaking, so indulge in the finest holiday-themed dinners around Singapore. Here are the top 10 places to make reservations…

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The Art Angel

Art collector Mr. Ryan Su puts together a headlining exhibition featuring works by Charlie’s Angels star Ms. Lucy Liu to kickstart the Singapore…

Interiors

Smeg's LINEA Range Ups Its Style Quotient

Smeg's LINEA range gets sleek and stylish for an elevated kitchen experience

Fashion & Watches

Objects Of Desire

As the year draws to a close, we shine the spotlight on Vacheron Constantin's most anticipated range for 2018, FIFTYSIX, as well as an additional…

Food & Wine

Privileged Access

In autumn, seven remarkable Scotch Whiskies hand-selected by a blending team will be released in limited quantities as part of Diageo’s 2018 Special…

Fashion & Watches

An Homage To Heritage

Tissot looks back on its storied past to draw inspiration for one of its modern classics - the Tissot Heritage Petite Seconde

Food & Wine

Festive Feasts At AccorHotels

Look forward to festive, and not to mention, delicious, offerings at various AccorHotels properties across Singapore

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What’s In My Portfolio: Diana Ser

To celebrate the Lunar New Year ‘Year of the Dog’ this year, Ms. Ser invited her followers to a dog farm for an immersive ‘only Mandarin’…

Fashion & Watches

A Lesson on Craftsmanship

In this special feature with The Prestigious Bespoke Tailors, we discover the importance of craftsmanship and how master tailor Mr. Thomas Wong has…

Food & Wine

The Flavors of Jiangnan Beckons

Fine Jiangnan cuisine, a selection of Sichuan classics, and an elegant new space await you at Crystal Jade Jiang Nan at VivoCity

Interiors

House In Hong Kong

The House In Hong Kong was designed by Millimeter Interior Design Limited (Hong Kong)

Interiors

Super Natural

Designed specifically to work with rather than against the terrain it was built on, this magnificent house in Janda Baik is in its element

Interiors

Something Borrowed For Something New

The inspired touch in this contemporary home comes from a distant time and place

Super Homes

A Nose For Opportunity

Bathroom Gallery’s growth hinges on identifying the right moment with the right response

Fashion & Watches

Power Notes

Leading smartpens manufacturer Livescribe Inc. has launched Aegir, an all-new smartpens series that delivers the traditional benefits of pen and…

Interiors

Stars Shining On

Louis Poulsen launches anniversary edition of iconic lighting designs by Poul Henningsen