Monday, October 28, 2013

Extraordinary Timepieces And Celebrities At Montblanc, Watches And Wonders 2013

Below: 3 Hong Kong celebrities join Montblanc at the recent Watches and Wonders 2013 event on 26 September. Each adorned an envy inducing Montblanc timepiece that truly showcase the expertise and innovation of the brand... astonishing as well are the impressive price tag for each of these extraordinary creations... (Sean Lau Ching-wan wore the highly exquisite Montblanc Villeret 1858 ExoTourbillon Rattrapante... this guy has taste:-)

Below: Fellow award winning actor Nick Cheung Ka-fai chose the innovative Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Rising Hours Platinum Automatic Watch as his wrist companion... I love this one!
Extraordinary Timepieces And Celebrities At Montblanc, Watches And Wonders 2013

At the recent ‘Watches & Wonders 2013’, Montblanc organised a celebration ceremony on 26 September in which Best Actor awardees Sean Lau and Nick Cheung, alongside actress Angelababy, joined Montblanc CEO Jérome Lambert in toasting for the glittering success of Montblanc in the event.

Organised between 25 and 28 September 2013, “Watches & Wonders 2013 offers true connoisseurs of haute horlogerie a feast of precision craftsmanship. 13 iconic European watchmakers presented their latest, rarest and most sought-after creations in this prestigious occasion. And of course, Montblanc being a paramount watchmaker, was there to showcase the remarkable craftsmanship which the Swiss maison takes utmost pride in.

Amidst live demonstrations that offered horology enthusiasts an upclose and personal view behind the colourful world of Montblanc’s proverbial skills and expertise, guests were also treated with a chance to meet the celebrity guests, all adorning extraordinary timepieces from Montblanc.

Sean Lau Ching-wan wore the highly exquisite Montblanc Villeret 1858 ExoTourbillon Rattrapante while fellow actor Nick Cheung Ka-fai chose the innovative Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Rising Hours Platinum Automatic Watch as his wrist companion. The evening was made even more glamourous when Angelababy enliven the room with her beauty only matched by the glittering allure of Montblanc Villeret 1858 Seconde Authentique Diamonds.

Below: The evening was made even more glamourous when Angelababy enliven the room with her beauty only matched by the glittering allure of Montblanc Villeret 1858 Seconde Authentique Diamonds.


Source: Montblanc

Goyard Sainte Lucie

Below: Goyard Sainte Lucie... my new bag obsession. Definitely a yes with the interesting format and lightweight construction...
 Below: This one in red looks amazing! The Goyard Sainte Lucie even folds away into a small size that makes it highly travel friendly...

Wishlisted! Goyard Sainte Lucie

Goyard is coming to Singapore very soon. In anticipation to the brand’s debut in my sunny island city... I have been obsessing over which Goyard bag to get to celebrate the occassion. Saint Louis tote is a possibility, but the design has flooded the streets and the novelty of owning the bag is not as strong as before. However, all is not lost, I just found a design that is less common and still packs a lot of function and beauty as a daily-use arm candy.

Check out the Sainte Lucie. A top handle, front flap closure tote bag that is a hybrid of a briefcase and a tote. Taller and more casual, this is one handsome bag suited for the boys on the go. Lightweight and featuring a convenient back zip pocket, this one can hold tons and yet lets you access all those frequently used items easily. Best part of it all, it even folds away into a handy size (sort of like Longchamp’s Le Pliage bags) which makes it extremely travel friendly. Last I checked, the bag retails in the range of Euro1350, not bad for a hand painted and crafted luxury piece. I want the one in red! Or at least some personalisation:-P Goyard is love!


Source: Goyard, Purseforum (halohead), GQ

Saturday, October 26, 2013

L I F E / Garment Care: Leather

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For a little while it was a little dilemma for me when choosing between real or faux leather, considering the environment. Cows being the biggest producers of CO2 versus the chemical process it takes to make faux, plastic leather. Though no fake alternative comes close to having all the beautiful properties and qualities that real leather has. Keeping this in mind, I think it's important to take care of your leather goods and make them last as long as possible. Here's a super quick treatment that my most used bags get every couple of months.


/ cleaning
_ First off; determine what type of leather you are dealing with. Delicate leathers like nappa or calfskin should be handled by professionals. But if you've got a protected kind on hand (most bags and purses are), which doesn't absorb water, you can clean it yourself.
_ (For a quick clean without damaging the surface of your leather you can use (ph neutral) face wipes.)
_ Spray some of your leather cleaner or soapy water (ph neutral hand soap diluted with water) over the entire surface and very gently, without too much pressure brush it into the leather with a soft brush. Wipe it off with a dry cloth.
_ Repeat on stained areas, use the brush to get the dirt out or the pores and grains of the leather.
_ Lastly, rub a leather conditioner (I'm using this one from Tangent GC) onto the clean surface with a clean cloth. This will protect the leather and keep it supple.



Previous Garment Care post / Keeping white clothes white


/ leather cleaner -or-
/ soapy water
/ clean cloth
/ soft brush
/ face wipes

Thursday, October 24, 2013

N O V E L T Y / J.W. Anderson Resort

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Though resort collections don't get much coverage here in the digital world, I think that they shouldn't be underestimated. These multi seasonal collections are the ones that we will find in stores the longest, available from October to June and often taking up 80% to 90% of what boutiques buy. It are no longer mini summer collections with nautical themes that pop up every winter to fill the suitcases for the few that go on a tropical cruise.

Here's the vision of Jonathan Anderson, the golden boy of London Fashion Week. This collection feels so incredibly relevant right now. I love how he continued his story for fall and gave away a little taste of his ideas for spring/summer; the scrunched together sheer fabric and the draping oand knotting of heavy fabrics.
images: courtesy of Style.com

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Prada Camouflage Wingtip Sneakers

Below: More camouflage print shoes to add to your shopping wishlist... Prada Camouflage Wingtip Sneakers is one shoe that's worthy of investing... takes you casual or formal anyday!


Wishlisted! Prada Camouflage Wingtip Sneakers

More Prada to get wishlisted. Camouflage patterned shoes are not letting up. Ever since those Valentino Camouflage Print Rockrunners debut on the menswear scene and became every guy's obsession, military printed shoes are raging in popularity.

But finding a pair that blends formal with casual and with sports (in short, an all occasion shoe) is not an easy task. But Prada has done it... Featuring saffiano leather in Camouflage with sneaker laces and rubber soles but in a classic wingtip design... these hybrid sneakers have it all.  I want a pair! A guy can never get too much of camouflage prints:-P

Retails for USD670 (or approx. SGD895) at Nordstrom. (They do ship internationally)


Source: Nordstrom, Prada

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Prada Camouflage Nylon Studded Zip Clutch

Below: You can't fault a clutch bag with camouflage and studs all in one... and it's a Prada! I love this... WANT:-P

Wishlisted! Prada Camouflage Nylon Studded Zip Clutch

You can’t fault a clutch bag with camouflage and studs... And it’s a Prada! This is one man clutch I want want want...:-P

I am not sure what season this is from, but it was sold out at Bluefly.com and costs approx. USD500. I love this... good size and highly versatile to dress up or down.

My search has begun. Grunge studs with a touch of luxury is always welcome in my bag collection. Especially military prints like these.

  Below: Handy internal pockets...

Source: Seen by Scene, Bluefly, Prada

W E A R I N G / In Between Buildings

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When I talk about clothes it sometimes sounds like I'm talking about buildings; the technicalities, the structural elements are very alike to me. I love large oversized pieces as long as they have a clear shape; like these culottes (Navy! I was feeling quite colorful), which are really comfortable and loose but still fall into a beautiful straight, square column-shape.
bomber:Weekday (similar,similar)
top: American Apparel
trousers: Asos
sandals: courtesy of Unif

Friday, October 18, 2013

Céline Reopens At DFS Galleria Scottswalk Singapore

Below: Céline at DFS Galleria Scottswalk Singapore reopens with a bigger, better store space. And for now, the newly minted store stocks the most impressive range of exotic skin Céline bags I have ever seen... I love the Navy Crocodile Luggage tote... Check out the store to see these arm candies up close and personal. Take one home too!:-P
Bigger and Better: Céline Reopens At DFS Galleria Scottswalk Singapore

Céline fans alert. DFS Galleria Scottswalk Singapore just revamped their Céline boutique and reopened yesterday. I had the delight to pop by for a private preview of what’s available at the revamped space. Bigger better and stocking more than ever. Céline appeal is not going anywhere.

From yesterday’s preview, there seems to be the biggest ever gathering of Céline exotic arm candies I have ever seen. So if you have the budget and looking for something unique, such as a navy crocodile Luggage Tote... this is the time. Priced at SGD36030...  this will be the envy of your fellow bag fans. Or choose from python phantom luggages (SGD7100) or Edge bags... all waiting to be adopted.

The regular calfskin versions are not missing in action, just waiting in the back. So ask for them if you are looking for more attainable versions. Hurry, pop by today! 

Click here for more pics of Céline Bags at the newly opened DFS Galleria Scottswalk Singapore on my facebook fanpage. 'LIKE' my fanpage if you enjoy reading this post.

Source: Céline

Thursday, October 17, 2013

B E A U T Y / Bare Essentials

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/ As you can see I'm not that fond of labels. Bare containers and bottles look less cluttered and more uniform on my shelf.

/ Some of you have send me messages about skin care routines. It is pretty basic and straight forward, I just try to keep my face 1/ as clean as possible, 2/ hydrated and 3/ protected against the sun (by adding some extra sunblock to my day cream).

/ A little over a month I've been testing out this new Kiehl's cream, and I can't let it go unmentioned. Specially during busybusybusy times where I tend to have less sleep, this little bottle has been a lifesaver in the morning. When really stressed, I like to take an extra minute or two to apply it and really massage it in, it makes your face feel completely awake and fresh again.



nail polish: Hema
cream: Skin Rescuer by Kiehl's
glass container: iittala

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Bottega Veneta Intrecciato VN Document Case

Below: Document cases or man clutches are now widely accepted and adopted by guys everywhere. Handy and perfect for occasions when you do not want to be burdened by huge bags. Looking for one? Bottega Veneta's Intrecciato VN Document Case is one timeless and luxurious design. Now in 2 sizes and many colours... I want one!
 Below: Bottega Veneta Intrecciato VN Document Case works best with sartorial styles... classic and understated but instantly recognisable by the signature woven leather:-) A good investment piece...
 
Handy Smart Bags: Bottega Veneta Intrecciato VN Document Case

Lately, boys have been spoilt with choices when it comes to portfolio or document cases... Yes, man clutches are now accepted and widely adopted by guys. Spotted in abundance especially during fashion weeks, the portfolio case is an indispensable male accessory sans the burden of a huge bag.

One of the most endearing and timeless portfolio bags I covet is Bottega Veneta’s Intrecciato VN Document Case. I have blogged about it here before, but with new colours and sizes being offered now, this handy arm candy is definitely worthy of a new mention. The signature intrecciato woven leather is one of the most recognisable pattern in luxury leather goods. So even without obnoxious and loud branding, the woven leather speaks the brand without being marked by it. It fulfills Bottega Veneta’s brand philosophy of ‘when your initials are enough’... true embodiment of confident individuals who need not flaunt brand names to have great taste.

The Intrecciato VN Document Case comes in 2 sizes now. The larger size measures 38.5cm in width while the smaller size at 34.5cm. Handy and proportionately right for any build. Retailing at £750 and £690 respectively, these portfolios are well priced considering the remarkable craftsmanship Bottega Veneta is known for.

Choose from classic Nero (Black) or Ebano (Chocolate) colours if you want timeless appeal. But for those looking for a more modern update, the Light Tourmarline (Blue), Brique (Red) and Shadow (Grey) compliments any modern gentlemen’s wardrobe.

I want one! Shadow (grey)  or Brique (Red) are my picks. What about you?


Source: The Three F, Vintage Sunday, Bottega Veneta

Sunday, October 13, 2013

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W E A R I N G / Autumn Transition

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You can tell by the schizophrenic combinations that I'm right in the middle of the transition; wearing polo necks and beanies with bare legs and socks and sandals (not in the picture, sorry!). I try to hold on to summer for as long as possible and only start to plan my autumn wardrobe when the weather forces me to. Which is right about now.

beanie: Topman (similar )
bag: Maison Martin Margiela
polo neck: Uniqlo (similar)
bracelet: thrifted

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Gucci Pre-fall 2013 '1953 Horsebit Loafers' in Tartan and Printed Jaguar

Below: Gucci wins my heart yet again with these gorgeous 1953 Horsebit Loafers in both handsome tartan and striking printed jaguar pattern. Perfect for the modern dandy with an edge. I want this tartan and blue leather version to match Fall Winter 2013's 'British classics' trend:-P
Below: Fall Winter 2013 is the season where animal prints prevail... so this pair of Gucci 1953 Horsebit Loafer in printed Jaguar came right on cue for the season:-) Luxuriously sexy...
Classics Reinvented: Gucci Pre-Fall 2013 '1953 Horsebit Loafers' in Tartan and Printed Jaguar

Last Spring Summer 2013 season, it was their Flora Infinity canvas and studded designs that caught my eye... but this Fall season, Gucci wins my heart again with their Tartan (USD495) and Printed Jaguar (USD930) versions of the classic 1953 Horsebit Loafer.

For fans of modern dandy style, what could be more appropriate than tartan with a touch of handsome blue leather trim. The new Gucci 1953 Horsebit Loafer from Pre-fall 2013 fits right at home with the now trending modern British gentlemen looks adopted everywhere.

The charm of the wild also beckons for the Fall Winter 2013 which Gucci hits the mark again blending classics with striking animalier jaguar print. A guy could let their flamboyant wild side unveiled at times, and footwear is subtle but speaks volumes of his impeccable taste.

I love the reinterpretation of these Gucci 1953 Horsebit Loafers. Each new season bring new exciting designs and materials, which goes to show classics just keep relevant thru the years.

Source: Gucci

Friday, October 11, 2013

D I Y / Leather Hair Wrap

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Low buns and lose saggy ponytails are a daily thing for me. Made this hair wrap yesterday and love how it instantly makes my hair look 'done' while still letting it be a little saggy and slightly messy with a few lose locks.

1/ Take measurements and cut the leather (or any kind of left over fabric you've got). Decide how wide you want your wrap to be and how thick your ponytail is. Take into account that the leather will be folded in half, so your square of leather must be twice as wide as you want the wrap to be. Add about one cm to the circumference of your ponytail for the press studs.
2/ Fold it in three like shown on the second image.
3/ Make two incisions right in the middle and put the elastic through and tying it on the inside of the leather.
4/ Add a few stitches to the outer sides to keep the folds in place.
5/ Apply the press studs.


you'll need
/ (faux) leather
/ press buttons
/ elastic

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

L I F E / Sparking My Interest

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currently sparking my interest
/ What is still one of the most interesting things to me about the nineties is the fact that for the first time in history, underdressing became a thing. Sportswear, undone hair, deliberately looking casual and effortless. The phobia of being underdressed was finally completely displaced by the fear of overdressing.
/ A graduation collection from Tom Nijhuis inspired by the mid/late 90s Dutch hardcore house scene. A sub culture where 'gabbers' dressed in exclusively sportswear and girls danced around in sportsbra's and high ponytails.

Sportsbra: Nike
Image: Meinke Klein for Tom Nijhuis

Monday, October 7, 2013

Louis Vuitton Tadao in Damier Infini

Below: Louis Vuitton's highly popular and functional Tadao Tote now comes in Damier Infini leather... Choose from 2 sizes and 4 brilliant colours... An amazing design just got better without monogram pattern of damier checks!
Below: I love the fusion colour in PM size, more manageable and ready to take you between work and play...

Louis Vuitton Tadao In Damier Infini 

When Louis Vuitton’s highly functional Tadao tote (a design paying homage to Japanese architect, Tadao Ando) first debut in Damier Graphite monogram, it caused quite a lot of interest among bag fans. Fast forward to present day, where monograms are losing its lustre with savvy fashion fans, Louis Vuitton is smart to translate this popular design with their luxurious Damier Infini leather. The Damier Infini leather is a more subtle spin of the house's iconic damier checks and comes in brilliant colours that is modern and fresh.

For Fall Winter 2013, the Damier Infini Tadao tote will be available in 4 colours and 2 sizes. The PM size at a handy 34 x 33 x 9cm answers the call of fans who prefers a more manageable size while the regular version stays at 41 x 12 x 37cm which is roomy to hold aplenty. Shoulder straps for both versions make these totes a great city companion to take from work to play. Choose from colours of fusion (orange red), meteor (brown) and onyx (black) for the PM size or the striking solar (yellow), meteor and onyx for the regular Tadao tote sizes.
 

More pics of Louis Vuitton Tadao Totes in Damier Infini on my facebook fanpage. 'LIKE' my fanpage if you enjoy reading this post.

Source: Openers Japan, Louis Vuitton

Sunday, October 6, 2013

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