Boulevard Craft Beers by Archipelago

The Buzz: White collared yuppies in need of that after-work pint rejoice as Boulevard opens its third establishment. The Vibe: Its interior concept aims for greater group dynamics with furniture configurations designed to create a livelier and more open feel. With long faux teak tables and bar stools, and flat screen TV plastered on wooden […]

Bag It

For its Holiday Collection, sporty label Nixon has unveiled a series of watches, backpacks and bags. We especially dig the women’s hobo bag collection, which comes in vinyl or faux leather material, lined with cotton polin and designed with interior zip pockets and slots that make it functional and very trendy all the same. Available […]

X Marc the Spot

After conquering the runways, American fashion designer and style icon Marc Jacobs has his eyes set on the beauty industry with the launch of his latest men’s fragrance Bang. The scent is timeless, yet bold, masculine and alluring, just like the man himself, imbued with elemi resinoid, white moss and patchouli for that musky allure, […]

Curtis Stone; Boathouse New Menu; Meatworks’ Huge Steaks

My week’s been a whirlwind of events, but I’m not complaining. The 2010 Singapore Sun Festival kicked off last week with remarkable Grammy-award winning David Foster. I was fortunate enough to attend the Opening Gala Concert thanks to my lovely companion (you know who you are). There’s also a special dinner, Surfing the Menu with […]

Make Bartender Angus Zou’s Goal Cocktail

This charming bartender, who placed sixth at the 2010 Diageo World Class Final in Athens earlier this year, spoke to Jalean Wong during his short stopover in Singapore. Tell us about how you became a bartender.I’m not actually a drinker, so I never thought I’d be a bartender. In fact, I was afraid to drink. […]

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High-street French Label Morgan de Toi Finally Landed in Wisma

The buzz: This is the first standalone boutique by high-street French label Morgan de Toi. The vibe: Although a little small, the store is chockfull of clothes that will have you reeling from the get go—there are various pieces to discover in every corner, while the friendly service staff are always on hand to find […]

Zooming In

Already renowned for his irresistible heels, Italian fashion designer Giuseppe Zanotti recently unveiled his most futuristic collection yet for Fall/Winter 2010. With singers like Kylie Minogue and Rihanna lapping up his previous creations, Zanotti sets the trend with classic black pieces with a metallic twist. Heels and pumps are adorned with rhinestones for that edgy […]