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Lifestyle

Broadway stars shine

Prada steals the spotlight on Tony Awards red carpet

Street style

The big boys of luxury are tapping into the exclusive nature of streetwear to reel in a younger demographic.

Luxury in the air

Long-haul flights have become delightful getaways for Air France’s Business Class passengers, especially with Chef Julien Royer’s exclusive culinary creations for the airline’s daily Singapore-to-Paris flights

Golden era

Royal Selangor Singapore celebrates 50 years in the city state, renewing bonds and feting friends and employees.

SINGAPORE (June 17): Melding tradition and evolution in pewter is an ongoing process at 134-year-old Royal Selangor, a name synonymous with craftsmanship. The Malaysian company ventured across the Causeway in 1968 and was producing pewterware in Paya Lebar until the early 1990s, when the strong Singapore dollar forced it to close the factory.

Growing a stronger footprint in the region

SINGAPORE (June 17): Family, friends, good retail partners and a sense of home are threads Chen Tien Yue, executive director of Royal Selangor Marketing, uses to tell the brand’s Malaysian-Singaporean story.

Living up to expectations

Toyota’s popular RAV4, one of the first SUVs launched, has kept pace with the growing competition in the lucrative market

Beach ready

SINGAPORE (June 10): You have been dieting and exercising for months so that you can show off your toned body at the beach. But before you get your well-manicured toes in the sand, you will need to get your hands on some stylish beachwear. Created by Marie Paule Minchelli, Eres’ 2019 collection of beach and sleepwear has been described as sporty, elegant and seductive.

The smart bathroom

SINGAPORE (June 10): If you want to treat yourself to a luxe bathroom, make sure you pick a toilet that offers the best when it comes to comfort and hygiene. A natural choice is Toto’s latest Washlet bidet toilet seat, which has been named the world’s No 1 brand of shower toilet by volume sales by Euromonitor International, a leading international market research company. The award establishes the Japanese toilet product maker’s position as a leader in the industry. After all, Toto has sold more than 40 million Washlets in its 30-year history.

Breaking barriers

Facing 50, Singapore-based banker Munir Nanji embarked on a gruelling 250km race to raise money for youths in Kenya. He tells Options how meticulous planning and ancient philosophies helped him push past his limits and how the experience changed him

The greatest loaves of all

Chef Chen You Chih is a Master Boulanger who could be influencing what goes into your daily bread. Options finds out how exponents like him are shaping their trade.

SINGAPORE (June 10): Master Boulangers — or world-class bread makers — do not quite hog the limelight as much as celebrity chefs such as Gordon Ramsay, but they are key opinion leaders in a global flour industry, highly regarded for their exacting standards and sheer stamina.

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