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  For many of us, September kicks off a new work or school year. So, how about a fresh start with a new feel-good outfit? One that is simple, casual and summerish (winter is still not quite here yet, and as for tropical Singapore…). Funny to think that jumpsuits were originally designed for sky jumps… Read More »

  I joined a luxury timepiece distributor and retailer without having owned a “serious” watch to talk about.  I could only claim to have a good eye and taste for watches, and how I prefer masculine to feminine styles. The wait is over – I now have a new Baume & Mercier MyClassima piece.  It… Read More »

Hugo Is Bold

  We know Hugo Boss for its classical and elegant silhouettes that almost define the dress code for the modern working woman.  We appreciate the impeccable tailoring details, cut and structure of the pieces.  Now, be prepared for a refreshing makeover: this Fall-Winter 2017, HUGO introduces the confident and bold woman: one who wants to stay… Read More »

  The Freitag brothers are one of Switzerland’s most interesting startup and branding stories.  Their success started in 1993 when Markus and Daniel were graphic designers.  Looking for a practical, sturdy and good-looking bag, they were inspired by the multi-colored heavy trucks running by their apartment in downtown Zurich.  They recycled old tarpaulin truck covers… Read More »

  My mum often asks why I dress up “just to go downtown”,  especially in a pair of thick jeans in sweltering 30°C heat.  To me, my style of the day simply reflects the mood I am in, rather than its appropriateness.   I wonder how I would describe the mood that made me style my self-designed shirt… Read More »

  A statement piece is one that says something about you, is cool, and designed to create a wow effect.  One of mine is  the Three Floor Skirt (shop here) from Zalando.  Because it is meant to be special, we wait for the “right” occasion to wear it.  What if we just wear a statement… Read More »

  Flat sandals are comfortable, light and cool.  I find the platform models even cool-er. The heels confer upon them a less casual and edgier look.  I got my latest design from the Minelli Summer collection.  I love the fringe detail and stripes on the platform heels. They look heavy but are actually not! They are possibly my… Read More »

  In the summer and tropical heat, you would normally care about wearing less than dressing up.  But what if you want to dress up to look feminine and stylish in something which is also easy and convenient to wear?  How to find a staple piece that you can wear over and over again? How… Read More »

  I looove sleeping – the feeling is simply amazing. I like the cocooning feeling of lying on your comfy bed, slowly falling asleep and waking up to a new morning after a nice dream. The bed and bedtime is a place/moment I feel secure, calm and good. Yet, I hate the idea of sleeping… Read More »

  How can you tell visitors from the locals in Singapore? Temperatures hover above 28°C most days and humidity smacks you in the face at 80+%, yet you see many people in long-sleeves – yes they are the locals. Tourists do not mind getting drenched in perspiration visiting the outdoor sites. Locals seek the comfort… Read More »