This is the kind of contemplative cinema that is rare here, so kudos to first-time feature director Wong Chen-Hsi for her dreamy Innocents, which centers on two lost teens trying to find meaning in a harsh adult world. Filmed on-site at the North South corridor of the old KTM railway tracks, alongside many decrepit buildings […]

Kisses Bakery

Setup by friends Wendy Koh Ting Wen, Wang Ting and Phil Choo, this cupcake specialist offers flavors like red velvet, white chocolate raspberry, mocha chocolate and peanut butter chocolate chip, with coffee from Oriole to wash it down. Grab the goods online as well at

Coach (Men’s)

The buzz: Takashimaya is undergoing a revamp, but it’s business as usual already for some of the fancy new arrivals including American fashion house Coach’s first standalone boutique for men in Singapore. The vibe: The 575 sq. ft. space blends in with the rest of the department store with its simple, contemporary interiors that feature […]

Robe Raiders

The showroom of online boutique Robe Raiders stocks a well-curated range of used but good-as new fashion offerings from covetable luxury labels and past season designer items (think Alexander Wang, Isabel Marant, 3.1 Phillip Lim) at unbeatable prices. It’s the definitive place to look if you want to nab a 3.1 Phillip Lim dress at […]

Empire Hotel & Country Club

This luxe Brunei escape features 522 guest rooms, as well as a championship course (designed by Jack Nicklaus), which plays host to events like the Brunei Open, the Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters Tournaments and the Faldo Series tournament. The beachfront course offers clear seaviews and on-site, guests can take golf lessons with resident PGA professional Ahmad […]

Oishii Japan

Now in its third edition, this food trade show features 250 Japanese businesses selling products like sake and premium noodles, as well as live cooking demos, workshops and seminars.

Interview: Joe King of The Fray

American rock band, The Fray, headlines the highly-anticipated Arthur Guinness Day concert on September 27. We talk to co-founder and guitarist, Joe King, in an exclusive phone interview prior to their upcoming showcase.