Singapore Women's Weekly

Singapore Women's Weekly April 2020

The Singapore Women’s Weekly is one of the best-selling women's magazines in Asia. You'll find juicy real-life stories, gorgeous fashion and beauty, and health and relationship advice that works for the busy woman. And there's so much more: Inspiring decor ideas plus collect 'n' keep cookcards with recipes to suit Asian tastes. The Singapore Women’s Weekly has everything you want – and they're all in one place.

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editor’s letter

‘I think our bodies are beautiful, and I think celebrating them and being comfortable in them – no matter what age you are – is important’– Jennifer Aniston Research says that body confidence is linked with overall happiness, and don’t we all want to be happy with our bodies? I used to watch models strutting down the runway, looking like a million bucks. My younger and more impressionable self would wish that I too, looked modelesque so that I could feel like I owned the world. But the reality is, we are all built differently. As Diane Von Furstenberg says, “Style is about confidence.” I agree. Know what it takes to give your confidence a boost – it doesn’t have to be about splurging only on designer wear, or blowing out on…

which bond girl are you?

1. Pick your best asset: A Legs B Boobs C Face D Brain 2. Who is your favourite Bond actor? A Sean Connery B Daniel Craig C Pierce Brosnan D Roger Moore 3. What is your weapon of choice? A Shoe blade B Poison C A firearm D Sarcasm and wit 4. How would you seduce James Bond? A Get him a martini, shaken not stirred B Paint your body gold C Play it cool D Challenge him to a game 5. Which country would you escape to? A Russia B Japan C England D USA 6. You see someone in danger, what do you do? A Try to help them B Call the police C Get others to do something D Stand by and watch the drama…


Mostly A: Nomi, No Time To Die, played by Lashana Lynch You’re strong, intelligent, sexual and confident. It’ll take a tough man to satisfy your needs. You’re a career girl who wants it all and doesn’t need a man to get it. Mostly B: Jinx, Die Another Day, played by Halle Berry You ooze natural charm from every curve of your body. You tend to go for the ruggedly handsome kind of man, and someone who’s going to be your equal. Mostly C: Wai Lin, Tomorrow Never Dies, played by Michelle Yeoh You might be a rough and tough type of Bond girl, but that doesn’t make you any less attractive. You don’t go out with men, you go for gentlemen. Mostly D: Vesper Lynd, Casino Royale, played by Eva Green Brains are more important to you…

famous & frugal

Sarah Jessica Parker: This fashionista is happy to dress herself and her three little ones in second-hand clothes, and loves getting hand-me-downs. Gillian Chung: The Hong Kong actress doesn’t let her doctor husband sponge off her saying, “he’s never spent a single cent of my money”. Tyra Banks: Instead of getting a decorator, Tyra tackles home DIY projects like updating her walls with a fresh coat of paint by herself to pinch pennies. Leonardo DiCaprio: The millionaire playboy only owns one car, a Toyota Prius, and eschews private jets for commercial flights to save money and protect the Earth. Chow Yun-Fat: He may be a legend, but Chow Yun Fat is so thrifty he used the same first-generation Nokia phone for 17 years before it conked out on him.…

spilling the royal tea

Move aside Meghan, it’s time for Prince George to shine! HBO Max has green-lighted an animated series that centres on Prince William and Duchess Catherine’s firstborn son. Tentatively titled “The Prince”, the cartoon follows the lives of the British Royals through the eyes of young George and was inspired by Gary Janetti’s wildly popular satirical Instagram account @garyjanetti. The show has managed to put together an impressive voice cast thus far, including Orlando Bloom who is slated to lend his vocal chops to the recently independent Prince Harry.…

liv it up

before you knew her as the multi-hyphenate she is today – fitness entrepreneur, host, television presenter, and wife of Henry Golding – Liv Lo Golding was a fashion model. ‘We literally can’t survive as a human race if we didn’t have nature’ For 10 years of her life, she jetted in and out of Asia’s fashion capitols, and appeared in magazine editorials, commercials and runway shows. However, the Italian-Taiwanese beauty realised early on that there was more to life than obsessing over whether she could fit into the next brand’s sample-sized clothing. Interestingly, it was the fashion world and her previous jet-setting life that planted the first seed of environmentalism in Liv. “Having traipsed around Asia’s biggest cities my whole life, I found that people – myself included – were getting out of touch…