Fifty-five storeys above the glittering F heart of the city, somewhere in the concrete and glass jungle of Marina Bay Sands, the ultra-chic Wendy Long is swanning about in a strikingly sculptural Saint Laurent mini dress. The Ruinart is flowing, brandy cake is served on Gucci platters, and the extra lobster rolls she has over-ordered for the BAZAAR photography crew—“I don’t know how to do things in moderation!” she exclaims—sit on the kitchen counters. This is Long in default mode—the hostess with the absolute mostest.
Her passion for entertaining played a huge role in her interior design decisions. “I’ve been here for six years. I knew from the start that I wanted to entertain. That’s why there’s no TV in the living room; I wanted to maximise the space and the seating arrangement. It’s also why I focused a lot more on the living and dining areas because that’s what a home is to me: Having people over and having friends and family to share it with,” says Long.
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