SINGAPORE ART FAIR OPENS

November 27, 2014  |  Art
SINGAPORE ART FAIR OPENS

Over 230 artists from the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia will be showcasing their work at the Singapore Art Fair today. Highlights include work from artists Manuella Guiragossian and Dato’ Ibrahim Hussein. Runs until November 30.

THIS IS NOT A TOY

November 27, 2014
THIS IS NOT A TOY

Leave it to Moschino’s creative genius Jeremy Scott to turn a teddy bear into a smash-hit unisex fragrance. It’s not simply fun and games – to find the spray nozzle of the king of kitsch’s first fragrance, aptly dubbed “Toy,” you will need to unscrew the poor bear’s head.

IT’S JASON WU’S TIME

November 26, 2014  |  Fashion
IT’S JASON WU’S TIME

Established in 1996, the Hugo Boss Prize ceremony is held at the Guggenheim every other year to celebrate an emerging or mid-career artist with a $100,000 stipend and solo exhibition at the museum. Toast of the fashion world, Jason Wu was announced winner this year. Congrats!

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS D&G

November 26, 2014  |  Fashion
ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS D&G

Dolce & Gabbana have turned Claridge’s hotel lobby into a veritable winter wonderland with a childhood memories-themed display. A stunning 8-meter Christmas tree, that took over eight hours to build and decorate, is stealing the show.

SAPPHIRE IN THE ROUGH

November 26, 2014
SAPPHIRE IN THE ROUGH

A 14.66-carat sapphire will be auctioned off at Christie’s today – the highlight of their Important Jewels auction. Dating back to the late 19th century, the elusive blue–colored gemstone was unearthed in Kashmir in 1880 as a result of a rockslide in the Himalayan Mountains. It’s estimated to be worth over $1 million.

A SIDE OF ART

November 25, 2014  |  Art
A SIDE OF ART

Marc Newson, one of the coolest designers out there, has teamed up with Casa Lever to redesign one of the hottest restaurants in New York. The midtown Italian eatery is famous for its Milanese dishes and is now equally known for the Andy Warhol pieces that adorn its interior. If you like your dinner with a side of art, this is a must-see.

NAPOLEON COMPLEX

November 25, 2014
NAPOLEON COMPLEX

Napoleon was known for many things, but being tall wasn’t one of them. His signature headwear, however, helped him gain a few more inches in height. The French emperor’s famous two-pointed hat recently sold for $2.4 million dollars at Osenat auction house in France.

THE ULTIMATE IN DECADENCE

November 24, 2014
THE ULTIMATE IN DECADENCE

Everyone loves receiving delightful Christmas baskets filled with food and treats during the holiday season. True to form, Harrods recently upped the game with their $31,000 Christmas hamper, bringing together the world’s most expensive cheeses, caviar, deli meats and wine.

GET THAT GLOW

November 24, 2014  |  Beauty
GET THAT GLOW

Do you believe in miracles? With La Mer’s new Intensive Revitalizing Mask, all it takes is eight minutes to convert the unbelievers. Helping skin restore its radiance, a potent blend of antioxidants and marine actives work together to help shield against the drivers of premature aging.

FINE YOUNG UPSTARTS

November 24, 2014  |  Art
FINE YOUNG UPSTARTS

In its 56th year, Bloomberg New Contemporaries, the UK’s annual prize for the most promising fine art graduates, helps budding artists launch their careers. To read more about how the prize fosters international exposure, read A magazine here.