Often, a big part of community building calls for committing to a cause. In the case of Rolex, one such cause has been to support pioneering explorers on their expeditions to discover some of the most extreme and untouched places on the planet. According to the brand’s founder Hans Wilsdorf, the world is like a “living laboratory” and arming these intrepid men and women with its timepieces would surely put the company’s innovations to the test.
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FINDING FIDO (SORTA)
The great outdoors remain a respite in these times and Fendi’s latest capsule line Vertigo – a collaboration with the New York artist Sarah Coleman – seems tailor-made to quench that thirst.
COOK FROM HOME
IN A YEAR OF WORK-FROM-HOME, PRIVATE DINING HAS BECOME ARGUABLY F&B’S BIGGEST AND BOLDEST MOVEMENT. KENG YANG SHUEN MEETS THREE OF THE CHICEST PLAYERS HERE AND GETS THEM TO EACH DISH OUT A RECIPE FOR AN INSTANT TASTE OF THEIRS.
KNOW YOU GOT IT LIT!
FROM SKINCARE ESSENTIALS THAT HELP ONE’S COMPLEXION BEAT THE HEAT TO FLIRTY MAKEUP COLOURS THAT GET ONE INTO THE MOOD, HERE’S A CURATION OF NEW-IN-TOWN BEAUTY PRODUCTS THAT’LL GUARANTEE YOU THAT HOT GIRL SUMMER (EVEN IF YOU CAN’T HOLD THAT RAGING POOL PARTY).
DO THE CATWALK...
...WITH CHANEL’S SUPER MODEL OF LUXURY TIMEPIECES, THE J12. IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FRENCH MAISON, FEMALE AND OUR NEW (AND SIMILARLY BLACK-AND-WHITE) FELINE FRIEND JOBI STRIKE A POSE.
PICK A CHARACTER
THERE’S A PRAGMATIC QUALITY TO THE TRANS-SEASONAL PRE-FALL 2021 COLLECTIONS, BUT INSPIRING SOME OF THEM ARE FIGURES – REAL OR IMAGINED – WHOSE LIVES ARE THE STUFF OF FANTASY. WHO DO YOU WANT TO PLAY?
PLAY '90S GUITAR WITH BEABADOOBEE
SHE’S THE FILIPINO-BORN BRITISH MUSICIAN (REAL NAME: BEATRICE KRISTI) WHO – WITH ONLY ONE SELF-WRITTEN ALBUM AND A WHOLE LOT OF SELF-POSSESSED COOL – HAS HELPED TO REINTRODUCE THE DECADE’S ALTERNATIVE SOUND AND STYLE INTO THE MAINSTREAM. TO THINK SHE WAS BORN ONLY AFTER IT HAD ENDED, WHAT WITH HER TURNING 21 THIS MONTH. YOU READY TO ROCK?
CRAFTING (BE IT PROFESSIONALLY OR AS A HOBBY) HAS BECOME ONE OF THE BIGGEST TRENDS SINCE THE ONSET OF THE PANDEMIC: WE’VE BEEN SPENDING MORE TIME IN; ITS ELEMENTS OF TACTILITY AND SLOWNESS SOOTHE IN A MANIC WORLD; AND HAVE YOU SEEN THE AMOUNT OF CROCHET ON THE RUNWAYS RECENTLY? HERE, FOUR SINGAPORE ARTISTS – EACH WITH HER OWN FASHION-RELATED DISCIPLINE – SHARE A PROJECT THAT LETS ONE CREATE SOMETHING TO ADD TO THE WARDROBE AT HOME.
WHEN IT COMES TO KEEPING BUSY WHILE HAVING A GOOD TIME, SINGAPORE ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN SHYE IS A MODEL STUDENT. AHEAD OF THE LAUNCH OF HER NEXT SINGLE, THE TEENAGE PRODIGY TELLS NOELLE LOH ABOUT HER PLANS AND INSPIRATIONS AS SHE CONTINUES TO CHART HER CAREER IN THE LIMELIGHT BY HER OWN TERMS.
THE QUEST FOR BRIGHT EYES
IN THE QUEST FOR YOUNGER- AND BETTER-LOOKING EYES, DIOR HAS FOUND A BREAKTHROUGH: THE NEW CAPTURE TOTALE SUPER POTENT EYE SERUM. IT’S GOT THE BRAND’S HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF NATURAL-ORIGIN INGREDIENTS IN AN EYE PRODUCT EVER, AND BOLDLY PROMISES TO MAKE YOU LOOK FOUR YEARS YOUNGER IN JUST FOUR WEEKS.
Search For ‘Cinderella's Slippers'
Did you know that Chanel’s two-tone slingbacks date back to 1957?
Rolex – Crown Jewels
A look at the world’s largest collection of vintage Rolex watches
Fastnet And Back In A Day!
The Rolex Fastnet Race is one of those rare events where weekend sailors can truly take on the pros. This year’s race saw legendary performances right across the 388-boat fleet. Helen Fretter reports
Are You A Watch Guy?
Irrelevant. Old-fashioned. Obsolete.
Time To Go Gray!
Elegant ash-colored watches offer clarity in an era of uncertainty.
Tall Ships, Short Crew
Zoë d’Ornano, the 12-year-old daughter of Malaysia-born Lay Koon Tan, is set to become the Rolex Fastnet Race’s youngest competitor in August when she competes with her parents on one of the Tall Ships Youth Trust’s two Challenger 72s in a record 450-plus entry list.
Empire Of Bling
If you’ve been thinking of committing to a Rolex, the brand’s new fleet of timepieces might just be the nudge you need, says Charmaine Ho
Can your watch stand the test of time? With regular servicing, yes it can. We take a look at the service journey offered by Rolex World Service
At Your Service
The Rolex World Service ensures the exceptional durability and reliability of Rolex watches for generations to come, reports Allyson Klass.
The Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller by Rolex
This technical divers’ watch is a true legend, as well as the embodiment of the Perpetual Planet initiative to support explorers in their mission to protect the environment.
A Long-Term Relationship
Rolex founder Hans Wilsdorf’s enduring foresight has ensured that each watch is designed and built to last, long after it has left the boutique. Here’s how