Women's Lifestyle
Singapore Tatler Best of Singapore

Singapore Tatler Best of Singapore


What do some of Singapore’s most discerning customers buy? Where do they shop? What do they look out for and how do they discern the good from the excellent? Singapore Tatler’s Best of Singapore has all the answers. Featuring top-of-class products and services — curated by high society and edited by the team behind Singapore Tatler — Best of Singapore contains choice listings of over 100 establishments, with interviews and features that offer an insight into why they are the choice amongst the well-heeled. The 2016 edition includes a bonus section featuring society’s top-rated wedding venues, as well as Singapore’s best jewellery and interior designers, curated by the Singapore Tatler team.

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1 min.
editor’s note

“THE BIGGEST ADVENTURE YOU CAN EVER TAKE IS TO LIVE THE LIFE OF YOUR DREAMS” It’s one of Oprah Winfrey’s most shared quotes, but what does it mean in today’s context? The answer—based on months of research, careful curation and feedback from you, the tastemakers and insiders of today—is a simple one: It’s about living a life that’s customised to suit you. After all, are you really living if you’re not incorporating the things you love most into your daily routine? Living on your own terms isn’t a hard task in sunny Singapore either, because there are options available in almost every industry here, be it fashion, travel or wellness. This is what we’re celebrating in this edition of Best of Singapore. Filled with more than 100 of the Little Red Dot’s…

5 min.
graceful living

BEST LUXURY CONCEPT Spacedge Designs #02-30, 420 North Bridge Road Tel: 6438 3770 spacedge.com BEST PENTHOUSE CONCEPT Designworx Interior Consultant #06-10, The Alexcier, 237 Alexandra Road Tel: 6479 6282 designworx.net BEST TROPICAL CONCEPT al+ #27-15, International Plaza, 10 Anson Road Tel: 9027 8294 alplus-design.com BEST LIVING ROOM Upstairs_ 8 Changi South Street 1 Tel: 6299 0650 upstairs.sg BEST USE OF COLOUR Design Intervention 75E Loewen Road Tel: 6506 0920 designintervention.com.sg BEST USE OF ART Prestige Global Designs #01-01, 83 Kim Yam Road Tel: 6836 6678 prestige-global.com BEST ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPT Formwerkz Architects #07-01, 200 Turf Club Road Tel: 6440 0551 formwerkz.com BEST BESPOKE CONCEPT Design Intervention 75E Loewen Road Tel: 6506 0920 designintervention.com.sg BEST LUXURY CONCEPT Spacedge Designs This Neoclassical-style bungalow recently underwent an ambitious makeover, led by the award-winning designer William Chan. His challenge: to create a multi-generational home that would offer utmost luxury while bearing personalised elements for each member of the family. First, the house’s dark, old-fashioned interiors were upgraded with Calacatta marble flooring, shimmering surfaces and gilded geometric frames.…

4 min.
making memories

CAPELLA SINGAPORE 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island Tel: 6377 8888 capellasingapore.com MARINA BAY SANDS 10 Bayfront Avenue Tel: 6688 8868 marinabaysands.com RAFFLES SINGAPORE 1 Beach Road Tel: 6337 1886 rafflessingapore.com SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, SINGAPORE 22 Orange Grove Road Tel: 6737 3644 shangri-la.com/singapore/shangrila/ SHERATON TOWERS SINGAPORE 39 Scotts Road Tel: 6839 5832 sheratontowerssingapore.com SINGAPORE MARRIOTT TANG PLAZA HOTEL 320 Orchard Road Tel: 6831 4769 singaporemarriott.com THE FULLERTON HOTEL SINGAPORE 1 Fullerton Square Tel: 6733 8388 fullertonhotels.com W SINGAPORE – SENTOSA COVE 21 Ocean Way Tel: 6808 7236 wsingaporesentosacove.com CAPELLA SINGAPORE Escape the bustle of everyday city life and seal your union against the breathtaking majesty of Mother Nature at Capella Singapore. Recite your vows on the front lawn beneath a century-old tree as a symbol of your lifelong commitment, or have a mesmerising over-water solemnisation ceremony with the picturesque South China Sea as a backdrop. Continue the revelry in the Grand Ballroom—the only circular, pillarless ballroom in Singapore, promising big celebrations with greater intimacy. Engage…

5 min.
shine bright

CARATELL #01-47/48/49 United Square, 101 Thomson Road Tel: 6251 2292 caratell.com CHOO YILIN ATELIER #02-23 Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road Tel: 6733 1131 chooyilin.com FLOWER DIAMOND #03-02 Ngee Ann City 391 Orchard Road Tel: 6734 1221 flowerdiamond.com GIOIA FINE JEWELLERY #02-97A International Plaza 10 Anson road Tel: 6100 2238 gioia.com.sg JAIPORE BY RITU AURORA By appointment only Tel: 9199 8644 facebook.com/jaiporejewels MADLY #01-63 72 Seng Poh Road Tel: 6650 1544 madlygems.com SIMONE JEWELS By appointment only Tel: 8568 3992 simonejewels.com STATE PROPERTY 81 McNair Road Tel: 6803 8005 Thisisstateproperty.com VIHARI JEWELS #13-01 Ngee Ann City, 391B Orchard Road By appointment only Tel: 6732 2934 vihari.sg YULI INC. FINE JEWELLERY #21-06 Shaw House 350 Orchard Road Tel: 6732 9648 yuli.com.sg CARATELL PTE LTD This homegrown brand that will be familiar to many has come a long way since it was founded in 2004. Started by Michael Koh and his wife, Achillea, both award-winning designers, Caratell has since expanded its repertoire significantly and also participated in many international design and jewellery events. While being a trusted…

4 min.
upgrade your space

A new year often brings new design trends that come in handy when you want to breathe fresh air into your living space. Wondering where to start? Here’s what industry experts feel will make a mark this year. INDIVIDUALITY IS LUXURY Globalisation and the internet means that design has become increasingly accessible to people from all walks of life, says Nikki Hunt of Design Intervention. However, this has also led to a homogenisation of style with homes from Bangkok to Berlin looking alike. But as we move into the next decade, people will begin looking for personalised touches that help accentuate their style and preferences. “They are looking for unique, localised elements that reflect who they are and what they love. Therefore, think about how you want to feel in each room…

2 min.
loud and proud

3 BESTSELLERS FROM BOWERS & WILKINS FLAGSHIP 800 SERIES LOUDSPEAKERS • It is the brand’s best performing, most advanced loudspeaker to date, and offers effortless acoustics. FORMATION SUITE • This newly launched system contains five audio products and takes just moments to set up and start playing. Modern designs complement the products, too. P SERIES WIRELESS HEADPHONES • Each pair features custom-designed drivers developed specifically for each style and long-lasting battery life. Since its inception in 1966, Sussex-based Bowers & Wilkins has delivered premium-quality sonic experiences to musicians and home audiophiles alike. Over the years, its speakers and headphones have won the brand countless awards for design and innovation, signalling its never-ending quest for the perfect blend of sleekness and high-fidelity performance. Not surprising, then, that Bowers & Wilkins has cultivated a devoted following among professional musicians…