. “Colour! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” — Paul Gauguin . They say another word for “crisis” is “opportunity”. What life chooses to give us is often beyond our control, but still, we have a choice — the choice to decide what to do and how to respond. To grow […]
You’re 26. You just scored the biggest deal of your career. You’re 15. You watch as mum puts on her diamond earrings at her dresser. You witness a bewilderment of those brilliant things in her jewellery box, and dream of the day you’re all grown up with one of your own. You’re 30. You’re just […]
What are you most grateful to have inherited from your mother? What do you especially want to thank her for this year?
“More joy”. That is Christopher Kane’s modern mantra. Considering the current state of the world, more joy is what we need more than ever. Only a few weeks ago, going to a yoga class, eating out at a restaurant, getting dressed for another day at the office, grocery shopping, hugging your friends, taking off to […]
You know that famed Patek Philippe ad. “You never actually own a Patek Philippe. You merely look after it for the next generation.” We share the same sentiment when it comes to our jewellery. A diamond, to us, is not just a shiny accoutrement. It is a love letter to the person who receives it, and every piece is designed to last generations.
You must have heard by now. Pantone unveiled the Colour of the Year for 2020 earlier this month. Classic Blue. No fuss, no drama. Just simply, quietly, Classic Blue.
If you think about it, we spend a decent amount of time and money celebrating the successes and milestones of others — whether it’s their birthdays, new homes and jobs, weddings and newborns, or anniversaries. And we’d celebrate them in a heartbeat. But when it comes to our own achievements, we are decidedly less generous. Well, ladies, wake up and smell the year 2019 — an era of self-care and self-love.
An intimate conversation between father and son. Swim cap off, journalist hat on, Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling interviews his father, Colin Schooling, for our feature story this month in celebration of Father’s Day. (Incidentally, June 16 is also the swimmer’s 24th birthday — perfect timing!) We take a spectator’s seat and watch through our […]
Setting the stage for a gem to shine. In life, we learn that in order to succeed, in order to shine at our brightest, we ought to surround ourselves with people who bring out the best in us. No matter how brilliant, there is, alas, a limit to our individual sparkle. With the right support, […]
Wild in South Africa like Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner, or regal in the Seychelles like The Clooneys? These honeymoon destinations are poised to set the right mood for newlyweds.