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    Scents of adventure

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:58pm by DANIEL SCHEFFLER

    ... to memory and emotion." It comes as no surprise then that the world's biggest perfume retailers have capitalised on this particular phenomenon. Fashion houses are clearly keen to get ... Jordanian calamus and bitter orange, was inspired by the concept of Arabian nights, and the fashion house targeted the Middle Eastern market accordingly. Sahara Noir was launched exclusively ...

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    Eyewear names have a vision for luxury

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:15pm by Vivian Chen

    ... Such demand has made luxury eyewear an overnight success. Luxury glasses have turned into fashionable accessories. "Just like suits, shoes and watches, eyewear has become a key accessory," ... Knowledgeable customers have developed even more sophisticated tastes. "They are not satisfied with fashion brands because they're too common," Chan says. Instead, they look for special ...

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    Future of fashion

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by SAMANTHA LIM

    ... technology has always been inherent to fashion, mirroring its fast-paced, ever-evolving nature, and its openness to innovative new design concepts. In the same way that the sewing machine revolutionised the rate and way in which garments were produced, new technologies are restructuring the landscape of today's fashion. High-end fashion houses have adopted the term "fashion ...

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    Tiers of joy: couture cakes raise the bar for edible art

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 11:17pm by Vivian Chen

    ... her watch so much that she had her private jeweller make matching earrings and asked me to make a cake in the same fashion," Pang says. Couture cakes often carry meaningful messages too. ... in high-end fashion and grew up in a family that constantly entertained with grand and memorable parties. My exposure to this world of beautiful expectations had never ceased, so creating couture ...

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    Glowing old

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Harilela Glowing old The motto of luxury consumers in Asia used to be: "Out with the old, and in with the new." But that sentiment is starting to change as vintage fashion becomes increasingly popular throughout the region. As luxury brands have become more ubiquitous, the Chinese consumer is now looking for unique fashion items that are exclusive and available to only an elite ...

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    Shoes shine

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... shoe addict, Carrie Bradshaw, the focus of footwear today has long shifted away from function to fashion, while designers debate the balance of aesthetics and practicality. "Shoes ... It's just flattering." Practical courts and even flats have made major fashion statements over the past seasons. "In addition to the man-tailored-inspired Oxford lace-ups and smoking ...

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    Good old days

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by XINYI HONG

    ... old-fashioned ways unbearably cool. Some might trace Singapore's nostalgia movement back to a small literary fiction bookshop that opened in Telok Ayer Street in 2005. Housed in a conserved ... and old-fashioned animal-themed mosaic playgrounds built in the 1970s and '80s (a key piece of childhood nostalgia for today's twenty-something and thirty-something Singaporeans) can be found ...

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    In the name of vanity

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Melissa Pearce

    ... at the side of social luminaries, fashion leaders or stars of the stage and screen. "The fabulous minaudières were probably the most refined and imaginative of all aesthetic products of the age of art deco," says arts journalist and editor Meredith Etherington-Smith. "[They reflect], in miniature, all the major art and fashion trends of the time, and [provide] a fascinating ...

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    Change of art

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... An Xiao and the other artists in the Hyperallergic group identified three other characteristics: that the art involves the audience in some fashion as it is inherently a social medium; ...

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    Great times to cherish

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... STORY Vivian Chen Luxury watchmakers don't boast about it, but they are prepared to make a custom-made timepiece- for a hefty price, writes Vivian Chen Great times to cherish For those who want a truly custom-made timepiece, it'll cost you- and ...



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