It is with deep sadness that the House of CHANEL announces the passing of Karl Lagerfeld, the Creative Director for the CHANEL Fashion House since 1983.
There's nothing quite like a pair of sunglasses to amp up your attire, giving you that sartorial look; cue designer Karl Lagerfeld and editor Anna Wintour with their signature sunglasses. But you don't have to hide your beautiful peepers behind a boring black pair when, there are so many new styles out there to begin with. While in 2018 we see a lot of slim trends, 2019 will be bolder with bigger frames and embellishments.
At first glance, lingerie brand 6IXTY8IGHT’s retail store will draw you in with its pink facade, serving as a visual anchor. Its neonlight signages, with quirky quotes would make you want to whip out your phone for a quick snap; these are just the little details that will attract millennials. 6IXTY8IGHT was actually founded 2002 in Paris, by French lingerie designer, Marie Destombe, and Swedish business man, Erik Ryd. In the year 2003, Eric set up headquarters in Hong Kong, and launched the brand's first store in Beijing.
First founded in 2012 in Antwerp, Belgium by a lawyer, a business consultant and an aerospace engineer, contemporary jewelry brand Diamanti Per Tutti is looking to position themselves as an attractive, affordable brand that women won't have to burn their life savings with.
Celebs and fashionistas like Kristen Stewart, Karlie Kloss, Rami Malek, and Olivia Palermo have descended on Paris for Fashion Week, and we've seen many interesting looks both on the runway and on the streets. The week had kicked off with the much talked-about Chanel show, with its beautiful bridal swimsuit-inspired take on dresses to acrobatic performances during Dior's show.
New year, new resolution? The iconic jewelry brand Tiffany & Co. has announced that they will pledge to share with consumers the provenance (region or countries of origin) of its newly sourced, individually registered diamonds and by 2020, their craftsmanship journey. Which means, you as a consumer, you can enquire where the diamond was mined, to the process of it being cut and polished.
It's all about collaboration these days. Following the success of their last partnership, Timberland is collaborating with streetwear icon Shawn Yue on his Madness brand again (you may remember Shawn from his days as an 'Infernal Affairs' actor).
The results? Exceptional works of art by artists from Colombia, Turkey, South Korea, China, United States, France and Japan as they push the envelope and incorporated local nuances and elements from their culture.
German sportswear brand Puma has just announced a new collection with visual artist Bradley Theodore. While his name may not ring a familiar bell here, you'd be surprised to know the Caribbean-born American artist stirred headlines for his striking Dia de los Muertos caricature style of Vogue editor Anna Wintour and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld (those paintings rake about SGD31,000 each!).
Nestled among Orchard Road's many shopping malls that offer international retail brands, is Design Orchard, a new 2.5-storey development which will house a retail showcase on the first level, incubation spaces on the second level and the rooftop, and an events space on the rooftop.
Italian brand Moncler, well-known for their flagship jackets that are in vogue, have opened up a standalone boutique at Terminal 1, Changi Airport.