In celebration of the upcoming International Women’s Day, we spotlight two dynamic women who embody the spirit of Breitling’s first ladies’ Chronomat collection. LISA GWEE and SNG KHAI LIN talk to Allyson Klass on how, as a new breed of lady bosses in male-dominated sectors, they shatter stereotypes and reshape attitudes.
Dishes (And Even A Drink!) That Are A Treat For Both The Eyes And The Palate
Chefs are outdoing themselves in a bid to reinvent heritage festive favourites. Annabel Tan rounds up the dishes (and even a drink!) that are a treat for both the eyes and the palate.
A couple of the latest BMW models and a couple who loves driving – the ideal combination for a zippy double date. Tony Tan cruises through town with petrolheads ADRIAN ONG and MICHELLE ENG in two sporty sprint machines.
Paradise In The Sky
Rising high above Draycott Park is new ultra-luxury condominium Eden, the brainchild of internationally renowned architect Thomas Heatherwick, who speaks to Yanni Tan about how the development is his vision of biophilia and the humanity the urban environment needs now.
The Renaissance Of J-Beauty
The arrival of new luxury Japanese skincare brands here marks a resurgence for the sector, which has quietly returned to the spotlight after years of K-beauty domination, writes Nafeesa Saini.
Revel In The Rebel
Clash de Cartier continues to buck tradition with new iterations that are supple and larger, more impactful yet wearable, reports Allyson Klass.
Paving Their Own Future
As ABHISHEK and VIHARI PODDAR celebrate their 10th anniversary this year, the couple share with Annabel Tan the highs and lows of a whirlwind romance that has gone the distance.
A Perfectly Purposeful Life
A former director of a listed company and now homemaker, theatre fundraiser and champion of women’s rights, Jin Lu, shares with Mavis Teo her passion for philanthropy and her penchant for brands that seek perfection.
Against All Odds
Edmund Lin And Trina Liang-Lin weather the storms together, bound by their love for philanthropy, mentoring and wellness. Now in their 25th year of marriage, the two are the poster couple for Valentine’s Day. They tell Nafeesa Saini the secrets to the idyll they have found together.
To New Beginnings
Look polished and put together for a prosperous Year of the Ox with these limited-edition beauty collections featuring auspicious hues and motifs.
After 11 years and a prolonged period of development, Rolls-Royce’s new “entry-level” model has arrived. It looks unusually restrained, but is it any good? JON WALL finds out.
Ballet still lacks diversity and MISTY COPELAND is addressing the issue head-on, using her status to shed light on social and racial disparities that continue to pervade this circle. Charlene Co gets real with the celebrated prima ballerina.
Banish The Bulge
The brand new year is the perfect time to finally get rid of excess baggage, especially if your past few months have been sedentary. Yanni Tan tries CoolSculpting to find out how it banishes unsightly bulges and why those who have been working out to no avail should consider it.
Come Home To… A Houseboat On The Thames
London’s famous river isn’t just a waterway – it’s also a place that a small and highly exclusive number of people call home. Gary Jones surveys some of the alternatives that offer luxury living afloat in the British capital.
Singapore Through Fresh Eyes
Take a deep dive into the best of Singapore with these insider experiences that will have you seeing the city in a new light, writes Nafeesa Saini.
Spaceman's Best Friend
Five decades after the harrowing Apollo 13 mission, Omega’s Speedmaster Silver Snoopy Award 50th Anniversary delivers a timely dose of uplifting comic relief Justin Ng is craving.
Blending The Old And New
More than just keeping local heritage crafts and traditions alive, these millennial, second-generation business leaders are making waves in their fields. Annabel Tan finds out how they are taking carpentry, local coffee and bespoke gifts to the next level.
The Art Of Preservation
Alvin Tan, Deputy Chief Executive (Policy & Community) of the National Heritage Board, tells Nafeesa Saini why everyone has a part to play in our country’s heritage.
Heart And Soul
The hospitality visionary and second-generation leader of Banyan Tree is a big believer of mindfulness. How did RENYUNG HO get there? Crystal Lee peels back the layers.
A Shooting Star
A new coffee-table book commemorates the best works of the late Parisian jeweller Frédéric Zaavy, who was known for his style of “painting with stones” and technical mastery. Yanni Tan reports.
Come Home To… A Beachside Residence On Phuket
After blossoming in 1980s America, the branded-residence concept has now taken off on Thailand’s holiday island. Gary Jones reports.
Class Is In Session
The eminent house of Hermès demonstrates its rightful leadership in the luxury sphere through a host of arts and craftsmanship programmes by its foundation, as Yanni Tan discovers.
The Essential Englishman
Sir Paul Smith talks to Jing Zhang about humble beginnings, going global and staying spontaneous after 50 years in the business.
Back in Hong Kong for the past few months, designer Vivienne Tam talks to Jing Zhang about home, health, wellness and how fashion will fit into the new normal.
With Gratitude And Hope
What better way to end the year than to count our blessings and look forward to the future? Lionnel Lim gathers the most intimate thoughts from our society friends.
Building A City Of Good
For her outstanding philanthropic contributions to the nation, Mildred Tan, Chairman of the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, is the recipient of this year’s Prestige Patron Award 2020. She tells Nafeesa Saini how she, along with NVPC, is championing a better world in Singapore.
Coco Cai Shares Her Highlights Of The Year
It has been a tough 2020 for all but as Coco Cai shares, there is still much to celebrate and be grateful for – both big and small. She tells Annabel Tan her highlights of the year including motherhood, learning new skills and her special affinity with Bvlgari jewels.
Blink and you’ll miss the visual splendour at The Fife Arms in Scotland, writes Stephen Short.
Scents Of The Season
A fragrance can intimately embody its wearer, making it the perfect personalised present this Christmas. From dressed-up classics to the new and niche, these scents promise to please everyone on your gifting radar.