In celebration of Singapore’s birthday month, we speak with three inspiring women who tell us what their idea of “home” is these days. . Photo: Karman Tse/The-Coeur.com JOAN CHANG Founder, The Ove Collection What does “home” mean to you these days? Joan: Home to me is fluid, not rigid. It is a place that […]
When the celebrated Lebanese poet and philosopher Kahlil Gibran wrote in The Prophet, “work is love made visible”, he was referring, of course, to the actual work that we do. But these very words, of all words, found their way to the surface our foamy thoughts while we pondered the shape-shifting nature of love […]
It’s December. Yes, already. That means we’ve officially entered into Christmas season. Although it hasn’t been an easy year, there is still ample to celebrate and be grateful for. Most of us are home for Christmas, enjoying the proximity to those we love. Shopping for gifts, too, feels much more intimate this year. You […]
“The key to style is learning who you are, which takes years. There’s no how-to road map to style. It’s about self-expression and, above all, attitude.” — Iris Apfel We read somewhere that everything begins again when September comes. For us, September is no doubt the happy beginning of a sparkling new chapter. Last […]
. You’ve probably heard: We have re-opened our flagship store at Delfi Orchard with a fresh new look, and refreshed outlook to boot. The last few months have given us pause to contemplate the new future of our business and the fine-jewellery industry as a whole: What do you, our cherished customers, really want moving forward? […]
. “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 […]
“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.