Week of April 6, 2007

ARIES (Mar 21-Apr 19): On April 1, 1976, British astronomer Patrick Moore told his radio listeners that a rare configuration of Jupiter and Pluto was occurring. So dramatically would it affect Earth’s gravity, he said, that they might feel lighter than usual, and perhaps even be able to float up into the air. I’m wondering […]

Killer Belts

Belts so chunky and outrageous—they’re to die for.

Open Store: Manolo Blahnik

#02-03 Hilton Shopping Gallery, Hilton Hotel, 581 Orchard Rd., 6738-1313.Shoe sluts—the three-week old Manolo Blahnik store is a must! Arguably one of the most recognizable shoe labels in the world, Manolo Blahnik is a must for any self respecting fashionista. The timeless and beautifully handcrafted shoes like the Tofi, made from satin and fused with […]

Open Store: Lanvin

#02-47 Wisma Atria, 435 Orchard Rd., 6733-6167.The first ever Lanvin boutique finally arrives in Singapore. This highly coveted French label presents a swirling mix of luxe materials and choice cuts for its Spring/Summer collection. Look out for the trenchcoats in washed silk, leather blousons and even a respectable selection of men’s accessories like ties, cufflinks […]

Buy Spy, April 6, 2007

Child’s PlayWhoever said cute is out? Brainchild of Taiwanese designer Wang Yenling, Zuwa infuses accessories with the “awwww, look it’s a puppy” factor with the use of childlike, whimsical figurines. Decked out in black and white with dashes of color, these accessories are for those who blend the cool with the cute. Get them now […]

The Brand New Hopefuls

If you’re looking for the next generation of Singaporean directors who are primed to make waves in the local film industry, look no further than this year’s Singapore International Film Festival line-up. Here are the filmmakers that you absolutely have to keep your eyes on.

Coming Soon

We catch up with some of the most influential people in the Singaporean film industry to see what’s coming our way.

The Da Cine Code

The Great Singapore Film—it’s an unsolved mystery, the perfect components of which have escaped the local industry for years now.

Tuned In

We look at the quirky and cool ways that bands have been using tech to market their music—guerrilla style.