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.
Last October, Lady Gaga debuted her pink sapphire engagement ring. In February, Katy Perry announced her engagement to Orlando Bloom on Instagram, unveiling a similarly unconventional ring which features a vivid pink or red center stone, reportedly a pink diamond or a ruby. When not one but two of the most famous and stylish […]
Pearls are so misunderstood. Even decades after Coco Chanel revolutionised the way that pearls are worn, they still can’t seem to shake their reputation of being antiquated and stuffy. We think it’s time to blow the dust off our age-old idea of these iridescent beauties and look at them in a brand new light. […]
Make it an emerald. Our resident gemologist weighs in. A stunning 3.29ct vivid-green Muzo Emerald is the heart of this diamond necklace. “Living coral” may have been bestowed the honour of being “Colour of 2019” by Pantone, but in the world of haute joaillerie, green is the colour to keep your eyes on. […]
IN GOOD SHAPES: Cuff bracelet set in 18k gold with baguette, marquis and round diamonds. . The memories of last Christmas are still fresh on our minds like a tray of gingerbread cookies sliding out of the oven. Yet, here we are again, on the eve of this Christmas — the tree is on show […]
Can you feel it? The temperature has dipped, the air relaxed. Even though this time of the year typically means a frenzied race to completing projects, gift shopping, party planning and travelling, still, there is a comforting sense of calm as we look forward to winding down and catching up with friends and family. […]