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What is Singapore men’s style? Five Lion City tastemakers on the things that define the city’s identity

Because of Singapore’s year-round summer and high humidity, men used to favour comfort over style. Air conditioning and the internet changed that. The Lion City’s smartest gents tell us about the latest direction of menswear.

21 Aug 2018 - 10:08AM

Because of Singapore’s year-round summer and high humidity, men used to favour comfort over style. Air conditioning and the internet changed that. The Lion City’s smartest gents tell us about the latest direction of menswear.

What is Singapore men’s style? Five Lion City tastemakers on the things that define the city’s identity
Hong Kong art dealer and fashion icon Pearl Lam talks style, taste and luxury fashion

As Art Basel Hong Kong approaches, the renowned gallerist and local fashion icon shares her thoughts on the relationship between collecting art and buying expensive clothing

28 Mar 2018 - 7:19PM

As Art Basel Hong Kong approaches, the renowned gallerist and local fashion icon shares her thoughts on the relationship between collecting art and buying expensive clothing

Hong Kong art dealer and fashion icon Pearl Lam talks style, taste and luxury fashion
Eight of the best luxury watches on show at SIHH 2018 in Geneva, from Cartier to Piaget

Audemars Piguet’s Ladies’ Royal Oak Concept, IWC’s Tribute to Pallweber pocketwatch, and the indestructible RM 53-01 Tourbillon Pablo Mac Donough by Richard Mille were among the highlights at leading luxury watch fair

26 Jan 2018 - 6:51PM

Audemars Piguet’s Ladies’ Royal Oak Concept, IWC’s Tribute to Pallweber pocketwatch, and the indestructible RM 53-01 Tourbillon Pablo Mac Donough by Richard Mille were among the highlights at leading luxury watch fair

Eight of the best luxury watches on show at SIHH 2018 in Geneva, from Cartier to Piaget
Why Singaporean publisher’s luxury magazines put craft over bling, and how he’s switching them to an e-commerce focus

Wei Koh explains the rationale behind his leading international watch magazine, Revolution, and men’s luxury bible, The Rake, with their emphasis on classic style rather than fashions-of-the-moment oneupmanship

18 Jan 2018 - 6:28PM

Wei Koh explains the rationale behind his leading international watch magazine, Revolution, and men’s luxury bible, The Rake, with their emphasis on classic style rather than fashions-of-the-moment oneupmanship

Why Singaporean publisher’s luxury magazines put craft over bling, and how he’s switching them to an e-commerce focus
Five men’s fashion tips from Gianni Agnelli – the iconoclast who did things his way

On the eve of a new HBO documentary about the legendary Italian tycoon and playboy of the Dolce Vita era, we take a look at the menswear lessons to be learned from one of the most stylish men of the 20th century

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

On the eve of a new HBO documentary about the legendary Italian tycoon and playboy of the Dolce Vita era, we take a look at the menswear lessons to be learned from one of the most stylish men of the 20th century

Five men’s fashion tips from Gianni Agnelli – the iconoclast who did things his way
Why Hong Kong label Magnus & Novus wants spotlight on artisans in China who cut and sew its made-to-measure men’s fashions

You won’t see the founders of Magnus & Novus posing for the cameras – they want the focus to be on the skilled workers in Shenzhen, and their ambition is to create apprenticeships to train next generation of fine craftsmen in China

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

You won’t see the founders of Magnus & Novus posing for the cameras – they want the focus to be on the skilled workers in Shenzhen, and their ambition is to create apprenticeships to train next generation of fine craftsmen in China

Why Hong Kong label Magnus & Novus wants spotlight on artisans in China who cut and sew its made-to-measure men’s fashions
‘Modest fashion’ runs the gamut at Singapore Fashion Week, from fully covered to frou-frou gowns

Designers explore glamour, allure and beauty through a mixture of demure and comparatively daring looks for the modern woman of faith – and Asian women who just don’t want to reveal too much

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Designers explore glamour, allure and beauty through a mixture of demure and comparatively daring looks for the modern woman of faith – and Asian women who just don’t want to reveal too much

‘Modest fashion’ runs the gamut at Singapore Fashion Week, from fully covered to frou-frou gowns
Macau-born social media influencer-turned-designer Yoyo Cao at Singapore Fashion Week

With almost 300,000 followers on Instagram, Cao has not only built up a strong fan base online but has also won over fans in the fashion world launching her own label Exhibit in 2014

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

With almost 300,000 followers on Instagram, Cao has not only built up a strong fan base online but has also won over fans in the fashion world launching her own label Exhibit in 2014

Macau-born social media influencer-turned-designer Yoyo Cao at Singapore Fashion Week