Conrad Koh Samui

Last year the big new names on Samui were Banyan Tree and W. This year, Conrad becomes the latest addition to the fellowship of high-end resorts in Koh Samui. Eighty luxurious villas perched on a remote cliff are tucked away at the southwest tip of the island, offering picturesque sunset views from their individual terraces—not […]

DOMVS, the Italian Restaurant welcomes new chef de cuisine

DOMVS, the Italian Restaurant‘s new chef de cuisine Ee Ming Hwa has taken it upon himself to update the menu with items including smoked ocean trout Carpaccio with mixed fruit salad tossed in wasabi balsamico dressing ($20), homemade squid ink tagliolini with bacon and squid in spicy tomato sauce ($26) and lemon panna cotta with […]

I Saw the Devil

Ah, Korean popular culture. You either love it like a kid in a candy store or you despise it with the sort of intensity usually reserved for war criminals. But for all the insipid pop acts, it’s easy to forget that Korea makes damn good films.In this, the latest from Kim Ji-woon (of A Bittersweet […]

French Connection UK

The industrial-inspired floor of the 1,600 sq. ft. space sets the mood, making it one of the more accessible boutiques in the building: Womenswear at the front, and menswear at the back of the store. While there’s a plethora of blazers, blouses and dresses to browse, ladies should keep an eye out for more luxurious […]

Dior Homme

Arguably the most eye-catching boutique in the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands mall (blame the bright white neon display lights juxtaposed against the black exterior, this is where contemporary fashion designer Kris Van Assche’s well-made men’s line for the luxury label can be found. Although an offshoot of the original store at ION Orchard, the […]

The Society of Black Sheep

Amid the stuffy and more “proper” high-end labels here, this indie boutique stands out for its unpredictable and quirky mix of clothes, shoes and accessories with a subtle edge. Whatever look you’re going for, be it sexy feminine or playfully avant garde, there’s definitely something in store—just bring your shopping mood.