Louis Vuitton brings world's second largest rough diamond to Singapore

SINGAPORE – The world’s second largest rough diamond has found its way to Singapore’s shores. Roughly the size of a tennis ball, the 1,758-carat diamond that was purchased by Louis Vuitton and unveiled in January is now being showcased to interested buyers until Tuesday. Named Sewelo, which means “rare find” in the Setswana language, it was discovered in April last […]

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Blackpink's Rose stirs up storm of interest in YSL

SEOUL • It has been a month since South Korean K-pop girl group Blackpink’s Rose debuted as the face of Yves Saint Laurent’s new global campaign, and her star power is already shining bright on the Parisian fashion house, reports South Korean pop culture website, Koreaboo. According to shopping data from iPrice Group, an online shopping aggregator based in Malaysia, […]

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Local studios, gyms offering new outdoor fitness calsses in Sculpture Park

In August, the city of Denver will leverage the benefit of outdoor spaces for a new exercise series in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The city has partnered with 10 local fitness studios — Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, Barre3, BLOCK21, CM Dance, Edgar L. Page: Feel the Movement, Hot Mamas, Lunar Vibrations, Bodies by Perseverance, Endorphin and Palango! […]

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The great retail migration

Moving online is the new frontier for brands and businesses and the debilitating impact of Covid-19 has made the process only more urgent. Amid news of major retail closures around the world, department stores, malls and other traditional retailers have been criticised for being slow or clumsy to adapt digitally. This, however, is changing. In the past few months, players […]

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Denver's yoga scene faces reckoning with diversity, racism — The Know

“Close your eyes. Picture yourself walking into a place in Five Points, surrounded by all Black bodies. How would you feel?” Ali Duncan is a Denver-based yoga practitioner and wellness studio owner, and when she says these words to white students, she notices something. “They all tense up,” Duncan said of the bodies she works with to heal racism. But […]

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Fashion's newest accessory: ST puts stylish fabric face masks to the test

SINGAPORE – Fashion designers across the board are in agreement – fabric masks are the new statement accessory. Apart from off-the-shelf offerings, many designers, retail brands and tailors have also pivoted to making masks to keep their businesses afloat and sewers employed. The past few months have seen a variety of fabric masks flooding the market – from plain to […]

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