M aking its name for thrice trumping the 24-hour races at Le Mans (1955-1957), the Jaguar D-type race car was a testament to the English marque’s engineering prowess over half a century ago. Only 75 of the planned 100 were built, however, with the last unit being finished in 1956. Now Jaguar Classic intends to hand-build the final 25 at a Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works facility in Warwickshire. The D-types built will be created to authentic, original specifications
While Milan Fashion Week is slowly starting to gain momentum today, the events of late that happened in the English capital, less than 24 hours ago, are still fresh on the minds of the sartorial set.
With Every, co-founded by Ms Kristle Kwok (left) and Ms Natalie Seng, specialises in bespoke flower arrangements and subscription flowers.
If you’re a Nipponophile, you might have been wondering why the perennial favourite Japanese Film Festival was missing from last year’s slate of film festivals. While we have yet to hear back from the organisers, it’s now moved up from its traditional slot in September to next month – whatever the reason is, it can only be good news for the Jap heads among us
Watching the perfectly-preened peacocks at Fashion Week has become quite a predictable slideshow of attendees and social media influencers, all decked out in a wardrobe of standard issue It fashion items of the season.
T he eighth edition of Art Stage Singapore unveiled the inaugural Signature Collectors’ Visits that saw art collectors opening up their collections in their abodes to the art fair’s VIPs. Collaborating with Art Stage, Michelangelo and Lourdes Samson opened u p their home a s part of the Visits last month. The couple focuses on Southeast Asian contemporary art, with their current curation drawing in on socio-political themes such as post-colonialism, urbanisation and religion.
A buzzy term in recent years, the direct-to-consumer (DTC) retail model is the common ground on which relatively young and popular American brands, such as eyewear company Warby Parker, have been built. Propelled by the growth of the Internet, DTC sees manufacturers cutting out the middlemen, and directly marketing and selling to consumers.