A Show of Hands
A Show of Hands
PUTTIN'ON THE SPRITZ
ONE WOMAN’S JOY CAN BE ANOTHER’S POISON BUT WHAT’S FOR CERTAIN IS THAT THE SAME SCENT MAY NOT SMELL ALIKE ON EVERY WOMAN. HERE ARE SOME CLASSIC FRAGRANCES THAT HAVE ENJOYED MORE THAN JUST A DAB SINCE THEIR LAUNCH MANY YEARS AGO, PLUS A SELECTION OF NEW SCENTS THAT POSSESS TIMELESS APPEAL.
You With The Good Hair
For those of us who have a healthy, full head of hair, we might not realise how much we take it for granted. But there are others out there who don’t, and they find comfort and strength in knowing that a hairpiece or wig is there to make them feel beautiful. Sarah hani jamil talks to hairstylist and founder of hair menu wigs, david shaw on how the hair plays a big role in boosting self-esteem.
Finding Symbiosis From Within
The rise of pre- and probiotics in skincare has resulted in a beauty revolution like no other as they support skin's microbiome with their healing and nurturing properties. Take this time of self-reflection to learn which microbes would work well with your skin.
STAYING ONE STEP AHEAD
AMIDST RUNNING HER OWN FASHION BRAND AND MANAGING MULTIPLE BUSINESS VENTURES, NOOR NEELOFA MOHD NOOR, OR POPULARLY KNOWN AS NEELOFA, ADDS ANOTHER FEATHER TO HER CAP – A COLLABORATION WITH INTERNATIONAL SHOE DESIGNER, GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI. SHE TELLS SARAH HANI JAMIL ALL ABOUT IT.
TAKE A LOOK INTO THE LIVES OF THREE STRANGERS TURNED ‘BROTHERS’ WHO’VE TAKEN THE LOCAL FASHION INDUSTRY BY STORM WITH THEIR FRIENDSHIP AND CREATIVITY. THE TRIO ARE THE BRAINS BEHIND TOPBOI CITIZEN, A ONE-OF-AKIND MODELLING AGENCY THAT’S CELEBRATING ITS ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY THIS MONTH.
The joy of being an ambivert
IN PURSUING HER PASSION FOR ACTING, JASMINE SURAYA CHIN HAD TO OVERCOME MULTIPLE HURDLES TO MAKE A NAME FOR HERSELF IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY. VASENTA SELVANAYAGAM REVEALS HOW THE BUBBLY ACTRESS’S WINNING PERSONALITY AND HER ABILITY TO ADAPT TO DIFFERENT PEOPLE AND SCENARIOS HELPED HER OVERCOME THESE OBSTACLES AT THE SNAP OF A FINGER.
MINI SIZE, MAXI IMPACT
THESE DAYS, THE SURE-FIRE WAY TO STAND OUT IN THE FASHION CROWD IS TO SPORT A VARIETY OF BAGS IN XS, AS YANG MEI LING DISCOVERS IN SINGAPORE RECENTLY.
IN THE EYES OF THE BEHOLDER
ANNATASHA SAIFOL WEARS MANY HATS – SHE’S AN ACE PHOTOGRAPHER, SOUND ENGINEER AND PASTRY CHEF! HERE, THE INSPIRING 27-YEAR-OLD SHARES HER EXPERIENCE BEHIND THE LENS, FAVOURITE BEAUTY LOOKS AND VANITY MUST-HAVES.
CHAMPIONING GIRL POWER!
HER IDEA OF EMPOWERING WOMEN IS TO GIVE THEM A SOLID SUPPORT SYSTEM SO THAT THEY CAN GROW STRONG WHILE UPLIFTING AND ENCOURAGING ONE ANOTHER TO REALISE THEIR DREAMS. DEPUTY MINISTER OF WOMEN, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, HANNAH YEOH TELLS US WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE TO GIVE A BETTER AND BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR WOMEN IN MALAYSIA.
A NEW WAVE OF STYLE
THE START OF A NEW DECADE CALLS FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO HIT REFRESH, WHICH IS EXACTLY WHAT LUXURY FASHION BRAND COACH DID FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2020. AMALINA ANUAR HITS NEW YORK CITY FOR ITS RUNWAY SHOW AND DISHES ON HER EXPERIENCE AND FAVOURITE ESSENTIALS OF THE SEASON.
Aesthetics: Pros & Cons
It’s a face-off when it comes to botulinum toxin injections and dermal fillers. Ng Yi Lian has no qualms about doing them, while kayce teo shuns all invasive aesthetic treatments. It’s about ageing gracefully, they both say. Where do you stand?
Tales From The Hair Maestro
With over 35 years’ experience as a hairdresser, Ecru New York’s creative director, Lisa Lobosco is a notable trendsetter and style enthusiast. Nabila Azlan catches up with her during the brand’s launch in Kuala Lumpur via a partnership with shins.
Having The World At His Feet
His fancy footwear is favoured by the well-heeled the world over but despite his fame and recognition, Italian Designer Giuseppe Zanotti is as grounded as they come. He talks to Sarah Hani Jamil about his spring/summer 2020 collection in the living room of his swanky home in Milan over tea and pastries.
SUCCESS BY DESIGN
YOU’D BE FORGIVEN FOR THINKING THAT KOH LI TIM IS A FASHION MODEL AS HE IS ABLE TO PULL OFF A VARIETY OF STYLES EFFORTLESSLY, BUT THERE’S MORE TO HIM THAN JUST GOOD LOOKS AND DESIGNER LABELS.
A NEW STYLE SLANT
BACKED BY 90 YEARS OF HISTORY, LUXURY ITALIAN BRAND FURLA CONTINUES TO MAINTAIN ITS STRONG LEGACY IN LEATHER GOODS WHILE BEING STYLISH AND RELEVANT. THE BRAND’S CEO, GIOVANNA FURLANETTO TALKS TO SARAH HANI JAMIL ABOUT HOW IT HAS EVOLVED, A NEW LOGO AND THE LATEST OFFERINGS FROM SS20.
ALL DOLLED UP
BEAUTY INFLUENCER DOLLY DALILAH’S AIRBRUSHED MOTDS LOOK THE SAME ON- AND OFF-CAMERA AND WE CAN VOUCH FOR THEM! THE BEAUTY BUFF WALKS NABILA AZLAN THROUGH HER DAILY ROUTINE FEATURING SOME OF HER FAVOURITE ESSENTIALS.
A SCENIC SOJOURN
WHETHER LONG OR SHORT, A HOLIDAY IS ALWAYS A TREAT AND CAN DO WONDERS FOR THE MIND, BODY AND SOUL. FOR A QUICK TRANQUIL GETAWAY, WHY NOT EXPLORE THE BEAUTY OF MYANMAR'S INLE LAKE BY YOURSELF OR WITH YOUR LOVED ONE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY? HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO SEE AND DO ON A THREE DAY, TWO-NIGHT STAY HERE.
Is It Worth It To Crash And Burn?
The answer is no. Chronic workplace stress is more serious than you might think it is. And with more people burning out at work, here’s why you should take extra precautions to balance your work and life.
Say ‘Yes' To Your Body
Having been sexually abused at a young age, Jayda Shuavarnnasri shares how she overcame the ordeal as well as the importance of proper sex education in schools that will teach others how to gain control of their own bodies.
A Force Of Nature
Beyond the supermodel façade and nickname ‘the body’, which she earned early on in her career, brazilian beauty Gisele Bündchen is a simple jeans-and-t-shirt kind of girl. She opens up about her love for nature, channelling positive energy into the world and being the new face of a luxury beauty brand’s skincare line. Sarah Hani Jamil reports from Shanghai.
Finding Balance Within The Skin
It's been 10 years since Lancôme’s advanced génifique was launched, and continuing on its remarkable journey is a new formula that lets your skin recover faster, feel stronger and look visibly younger than before. Dr Magali Moreau, principal scientist of advanced research at l’oréal research and innovation centre tells us more about it.
Why Miss Universe Malaysia 2019, Shweta Sekhon Is Cut Out To Be A Winner!
With her sultry good looks, thirst for knowledge and a goal to help others, it’s easy to understand why Miss Universe Malaysia 2019, Shweta Sekhon is cut out to be a winner. She talks to Sarah Hani Jamil about overcoming self-doubt, pushing past her limits and making a mark in the world.
IN A NEW YORK MINUTE
NO ONE DOES A NEW YORK CITY-INSPIRED COLLECTION BETTER THAN COACH. TAKE A STROLL WITH AMALINA ANUAR AS SHE WALKS YOU THROUGH THE PRE-SPRING 2020 COLLECTION THAT MOVES AWAY FROM THE PRAIRIES STRAIGHT TO DOWNTOWN CHIC.
SOME HAIR SALONS AREN’T JUST PLACES WHERE YOU CAN GET YOUR TRESSES TRIMMED AND TREATED AS THEY OFFER THE DISCERNING CONSUMER MORE THAN JUST THE PERFECT MANE. VASENTA SELVANAYAGAM AND YANG MEI LING VISIT FIVE SUCH SALONS THAT MAKE THE CUT.
HITTING THE RIGHT NOTES
FOR SOMEONE WHO SAYS SHE NEVER ENJOYED SINGING WHEN SHE WAS GROWING UP, YUNA HAS CERTAINLY COME A LONG WAY. DESPITE HER STRING OF ACHIEVEMENTS WHICH INCLUDES WINNING MULTIPLE AWARDS AND COLLABORATING WITH THE LIKES OF USHER, JAY PARK AND G-EAZY, SHE’S AS REAL AS THEY COME. VASENTA SELVANAYAGAM FINDS OUT HOW SHE KEEPS HER FEET FIRMLY ON THE GROUND AS SHE BUILDS A SOLID CAREER IN THE USA AND BEYOND.
WITH A SPECTACULAR SCENERY, ONE-OF-A-KIND ANIMALS AND AMAZING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, PERTH IS A PLACE THAT OFFERS A VARIETY OF ATTRACTIONS DOWN UNDER. AFTER SPENDING THREE DAYS IN THE BREEZY, SUNNY CITY, VASENTA SELVANAYAGAM LISTS SOME OF THE BEST SPOTS WORTH VISITING!
Fashion Change Makers
They might not be household names, but these multihyphenate women are impacting how we consume fashion behind the scenes. Here’s why you should add them to your ‘follow’ list.
More Than Just Skin Deep
Over 30 years of research has led to this new scientific breakthrough by Dior skincare and it determines how ‘energised’ your skin is as you age. Sarah hani jamil learns all about this new discovery at the recent Dior skincare scientific summit in Shanghai.
The Garden Of Style
Merging History, Art, Fashion And Food Under One Roof All In The Name Of Gucci, The Gucci Garden Galleria In Florence, Italy Is A Must-visit If You’re Ever In The Vicinity. Sarah Hani Jamil Recalls Her Time There And Shares The Highlights To Look Out For.