SINGAPORE (Feb 21): Homegrown beauty and F&B company Spa Esprit has joined forces with Singaporean gin-makers Compendium to introduce their new limited edition Gin & Detox Plantation Shower Gel. With refreshing notes of juniper berries, lemon peel and torch ginger, this is your chance to savour the buzz without the hangover.
It’s in the bag
Coach has made sure that there’s a Hutton bag for everyone. For the girl on the go, there’s the crossbody bag or a roomy satchel for the college
kids. But for the working crowd, the shoulder bag is probably the most popular: the interior has multifunctional pockets to stash all your daily essentials like a hand sanitiser – a must these days. Best of all, you can carry the chain strap long or double it up to create a short handle.
When two lovers meet
Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux timepiece by Van Cleef & Arpels tells a story of two lovers who meet on a bridge in Paris twice a day – at midday and at midnight. Each watch’s self-winding mechanical movement is fitted with a specially developed retrograde module. The lady moves forward progressively to mark the hours, while her beloved crosses his half of the bridge in 60 minutes. At mid day and midnight, they share a tender kiss. To recreate that instant at any time, the watches of the Pont des Amoureux collection now have an animation-on-demand module. The decisive kiss can now be relieved at the press of a button.
Secret to glowing skin
Hyaluronic Hydra-Foundation is By Terry’s most iconic liquid foundation. Infused with ingredients beneficial to skincare, each application promises to hydrate, plump and smoothen skin. The best part is the lumi-matte finish ensures your skin stays luminous, but without the oily finish common with most foundations.
The beauty of Hermès
Rouge Hermès is the result of five years in research and development under the guidance of Agnès de Villers, CEO of Hermès Perfume & Beauty. These lipsticks are assembled by hand and in total there are 24 shades that have been inspired by the métiers of Silk, with its colour references (75,000 shades), and Leather (900 shades). As beautiful inside as they are on the outside, Rouge Hermès objects cultivate sensory appeal and attention to detail, right down to a miniature version of the famous orange box. Other beauty objects accompanying the lipstick are a lip care balm, Poppy lip shine, a universal lip pencil, and a lip brush in lacquered wood.
Dior’s Joy Eau de Parfum Intense is a great way to bring happiness to the people you love. The fragrance comes with a radiant burst of flowers. Meanwhile, the dazzling light of juicy Citrus blends with the colourful shine of Grasse Rose and Jasmine, heightened by an enveloping woody echo of Sandalwood tinged with Vanilla. Creator François Demachy promises a scent “as dazzling as fireworks”, and we couldn’t agree more.
Even at 77, Harrison Ford (aka Han Solo) remains a style icon. The acting legend, seen here carrying a Le Pliage bag by Longchamp, was spotted on Feb 10 as he made his way to the taping of Jimmy Kimmel Live! in Los Angeles. If you like this, then check out the full men’s collection online or at the boutiques.