Alicia Ong’s new Spring/Summer 2011 collection: Private Party

Up-and-coming local designer Alicia Ong has just unveiled a fun and very girly collection for Spring/Summer dubbed “Private Party” for her eponymous label AL&ALICIA. Cigarette pants are paired with cheeky constructed jackets with double drawstring while funky leggings are paired with oversized party tees—there’s something for everyone here. $60 upwards for a top, $200 for […]

Spa and Away

Pamper your body inside and out at these idyllic spa cafés far from the madding crowd.

Save our Streets (2)

Antique and UniqueWith its aging looks, dusty glass cabinets and antique clocks on the wall, this little clock repair shop has a lot of charm. Inside, Ratanachai Angkontee, 28, the young and amiable talks to us about his fascination with this bygone business.How long have you been here? All my life. My father, Wanchai Angkontee, […]

Hip Hideaways (Beach Season)

 Beach Season Sun, sea and personalized pamperingAlila Villas Uluwatu, BaliJl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak, Desa Pecatu, (62) 361 848-2166, young, so many awards. This delightful venue recently scooped the World’s Best Holiday Building at the World Architecture Festival (WAF) and won the Best Hotel Design—Resort award at the prestigious Gold Key Awards in New […]

Hip Hideaways (City Slickers)

 City SlickersStylish, urban hotels for the perfect weekend getawayW Hong Kong, Hong Kong1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon, (852) 3717 2222, yet intimate, the trendy W is known for high sophistication and the finer things in life. This design-driven, innovative address is known for its wow factor the world over and its Hong […]