From left: Designers for Ametsubi, Carolyn Kan of Carrie K, Chelsea Scott-Blackhall of Dzojchen, Trixie Khong of By Invite Only, Marilyn Tan, designers of State Property. This year’s Singapore Fashion Awards recognised both emerging and veteran names, with seasoned jeweller Carrie K walking away with three awards and Chelsea Scott-Blackhall of Dzojchen winning fashion designer of the year.
A new dining experience is set to arrive in Singapore next year, and it is very Instagrammable and offers all the highlights of a night about town in one place. LAVO Singapore Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar is opening its doors to the public in January 2018 at the iconic Marina Bay Sands SkyPark. LAVO Singapore is a collaboration between Marina Bay Sands and TAO Group.
Can’t crack an egg? Fret not, because AUSCA can do it for you. AUSCA, which stands for Automated Service Chef Associate, is the world’s first front-of-house autonomous service chef robot prototype. AUSCA’s job is to make the perfect egg dish for guests at hotel M Social Singapore’s award-winning restaurant, Beast and Butterflies.
The 28th Singapore International Film Festival opened on Thursday (23 November) evening at the Marina Bay Sands.
Meet the Automated Service Chef Associate, or AUSCA, the "chef-in-training" at M Social Singapore. Oh, 'he' is also a designed-in-Singapore robot. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
Who says there is nothing to do in Singapore? The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival, touted as the biggest carnival in Singapore, will be held at the Marina Bay Area from 8 December 2017 to 1 April 2018. Occupying 25,000sq m at The Promontory and Bayfront Event Space, the carnival will have more than 40 rides and games, with more than a million toys to be won.
“Whenever the bento boxes come out, the girls will rush for the most popular one,” said member Manatsu Akimoto in Japanese. The 24-year-old was in town on Thursday (23 November) together with fellow member Erika Ikuta, 20, and Sayuri Matsumura, 25, for a mini press conference ahead of the group’s performance on Friday.
Namewee will be performing for the first time in Singapore. Malaysian singer-songwriter Namewee, known for the Mandarin hit song, “Stranger In The North” featuring Wang Lee Hom, will be having a concert on 3 February 2018 at The Star Performing Arts Centre at 8pm, concert organiser Mode Entertainment announced on Thursday (23 November). This is the first time that Namewee, whose real name is Wee Meng Chee, will be performing in Singapore.
Celebrity hairstylist to Kate Middleton, Rossano Ferretti, is opening shop in Singapore. Mention celebrity hair salons in Singapore, and Kim Robinson’s eponymous salon or David Gan’s Passion might come to mind.
Craft brewery Trouble Brewing has launched a customised service on 23 November for companies to provide personalised beers for events, gifts for their clients, or just to be kept in the office. While this is not the first local brewery, founder and CEO Joseph Barratt claims that Trouble Brewing is the only company that provides customised beer. Prices for monthly subscriptions start at $400 per month for four cases (one case contains 24 bottles), and $500 per month for 24 bottles and one portable bar.
Each week, Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore profiles a beauty blogger that is based in Singapore. Get to know their beauty secrets and find out how you can improve your daily skincare and make-up regime. This week, we feature Jamie Tan, who runs the blog JAMIETYJ.
Remember the actress who dominated all those Channel 8 girl-next-door roles in the 90s? Evelyn Tan is back in the spotlight as the first Singaporean celebrity ambassador for German skincare label, frei öl (pronounced 'fry-ool'). The label is known in its home country for the massage oils it produces for pregnant women.
Note: This commentary contains spoilers for the movie “Ah Boys to Men 4”. “Ah Boys to Men 4” is commercialism at its most crass. If you came on time for the movie, you’ll be subject to multiple awful commercials featuring the “Ah Boys to Men 4” cast before the film itself starts.
Get ready to say “bello” (hello in Minion language) to the Minions from the “Despicable Me” movies in Singapore. From 23 November to 31 January 2018, the first Minions Cafe outside of Japan will open on the third floor of Orchard Central. Earlier this year, the pop-upMinions Cafe opened at five locations in Japan – Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo and Fukuoka – to celebrate the premiere of the “Despicable Me 3” movie.
The President’s Star Charity (PSC) remains the biggest charity event in Singapore and this year will be no different. This year’s show will take place on 10 December and will see performances by local celebrities such as Rebecca Lim, Paige Chua and Kym Ng. It will also be the first PSC to see President Halimah Yaacob as its guest-of-honour.
Chun Gen (Ti Lung) in “Before We Forget”. “I’ve kicked out directors because they were unreliable,” said Ti Lung. Best known for his roles in martial arts dramas and crime/gangster films, Ti Lung’s screen career began in 1969 with the film “Return of the One-Armed Swordsman”.
Besides being the first Victoria’s Secret fashion show to take place outside of the United States and Europe, this year’s gala will feature the highest number of Asian models as well.
Singaporean actor-singer Daren Tan has tied the knot. Singaporean actor and singer Daren Tan tied the knot with doctor Nadia Lum over the weekend at the Grand Hyatt Singapore hotel. The wedding was attended by various celebrities, including actor Alaric Tay and Project Superstar mate Alfred Sim.
Marina Bay Sands is hosting a Star Wars-themed light and water show on 25 November. Marina Bay Sands will be celebrating the release of upcoming movie “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” with a special light and water show themed after the popular sci-fi franchise. According to a media release on Friday (17 Nov), the light show will consist of lasers and water movements as well as a film score from the movie.
It seems like the popularity of Hello Kitty and Friends is still going strong in Singapore. Just recently Grab announced the launch of a set of limited edition Hello Kitty toys in October, and now, visitors to Changi Airport can celebrate the festive season with these popular Sanrio characters. From 18 November to 5 January 2018, Hello Kitty, Dear Daniel, Gudetama, My Melody, Cinnamoroll, Little Twin Stars and Pompompurin will be taking over Singapore’s Changi Airport with a list of activities and displays set around the theme of a ‘Mystical Garden’.
From 18 November to 5 January 2018, popular Sanrio characters Hello Kitty, Dear Daniel, Gudetama, My Melody, Cinnamoroll, Little Twin Stars and Pompompurin will be taking over Singapore's Changi Airport with a list of activities and displays set around the theme of a 'Mystical Garden'. There will also be daily shows at 7.30pm and 9pm at the departure hall of T3, involving lights, snow and drones. Behind check-in row 11 at T3, there are also games such as the Tree House Catcher, Yoyo Tsuri Fountain and Gachapon Machine. Plus, take a sneak peek inside the Sanrio-themed plane from EVA Air. For more: https://sg.style.yahoo.com/catch-hello-kitty-friends-changi-airport-072509066.html Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
When it comes to tonkotsu, which means pig bone in Japanese, many would associate it with the thick and delicious ramen broth. When it comes to savoury desserts, who could resist the taste of a custard pudding? People who love this salty broth and also have a sweet tooth would find this tonkotsu pudding from Japan a heavenly match!
Apart from the various exhibitions of official anime goods, creator goods and even Japanese food, there are also meet-and-greets and showcases during the day and “I Love Anisong” concerts at night. The talented 25-year-old, who was nicknamed “the God with the healing voice” by fans, is also active as an actor, producer and songwriter.
The number of people suffering from high blood pressure or hypertension has risen significantly under the new American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines which have redefined high blood pressure as a reading of 130/80 and above, instead of 140/90.