La Nonna @ Namly

This latest Italian eatery by the folks from Senso is endowed with clean-cut black chairs, white table cloths and posters embellishing its walls. The ambiance is homely yet elegant, and it has a decent selection of antipasti, main courses, pizzas and desserts. We started off our dinner with the Affetati, a plate of mixed Italian […]

12 Singaporean Days of Christmas

While we appreciate Christmas carols for the charm that they bring to the holidays, we in Singapore just cannot relate to some of them—like “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Honestly, who in the world gives someone a partridge in a pear tree for Christmas? And, like, does any department store in Singapore even carry these?Since […]

Open Sesame

It hasn’t all been gloom and doom on the OB front this year. Here’s a look at some of our favorite events that moved the OB Index in a positive direction in 2006.

2006: A Look Back

So another year has gone by and we’re gearing up for long nights of New Year’s partying and many broken resolutions. One of our other traditions here at I-S is to look back at what’s happened over the past 12 months and see if we can make any sense of the news, trends, happenings, events […]

Buy Spy, December 22, 2006

Sexy AccessoryBring some dazzle to your outfit this party month by hopping onto The online store stocks some of the most gorgeous accessories from select designers around the world. Some include the talented Disaya Prakobsantisukh from Boudoir andErika Pena, who previously worked for Donna Karan and Josie Natori. Be the envy of everyone when […]

Open Store: Bling

#01-206 Vivocity, 1 HarbourFront Walk, 6376-9860. Open daily 10am-10pm. You needn’t be P. Diddy to wear Bling. Modern European inspired pendants, rings and earrings in Asian sizes can be found in this new accessories store at Vivocity. Pretty stones (like rose quartz, tiger eye, onyx, amethyst and white jade) are encased in 925-silver with rhodium […]

Open Store: Charles Tyrwhitt

#01-24, VivoCity, HabourFront Walk, 6376-9791. Open daily 10am-10pmNot just another menswear boutique, the first Charles Tyrwhitt store in Asia stocks some of the finest value-for-money business shirts you can find in town. If you think thread counts only apply to bedspreads, think again. The top of the range collection ($279) is made from 100 percent […]

Ring In The New

Boot out 2006 and ring in 2007 with these brilliant countdown parties.

Hong Kong Singer, Eason Chan

Fans of prominent singer cum actor Eason Chan can look forward to his debut concert in Singapore and a coming release next year.

Local Artist, Alexis HY

Exhibition “SUPERFLAT” is the fourth installment of a tale revolving around a character called Mr Sweet. The brainchild of artist Alexis HY, this visual feast has influences of Japanese manga, and is a take on art, human history and postmodernism. We talk to Alexis to find out more.