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Malaysia Tatler Weddings

June 2019

Published annually, Malaysia Tatler Weddings is the quintessential guide for high society brides, featuring the region’s most spectacular weddings, Malaysia’s best wedding planners, dress designers, banquet venues and much more.

Tatler Asia Limited

in this issue

2 min
high fliers

PHILIPPINE TATLER IN GOOD COMPANY FOR THE DESIGN ISSUE, the magazine heads to Venice, where the Philippines is exhibiting for the first time at the International Architecture Biennale. The Philippine contribution was curated by the issue’s cover stars, architects Leandro Locsin Jr, Sudarshan Khadka Jr and Juan Paolo dela Cruz. Six bigwigs from the world of furniture discuss design trends, and the Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott, who designed the Opéra Bastille in Paris, gives an exclusive interview. SINGAPORE TATLER FITTING TRIBUTE On the cover is local music icon Dick Lee, who celebrates his 60th birthday this month with a special performance. His gig also kicks off a string of concerts, the Icon Series, which will pay tribute to the country’s musical heritage. This issue also sees the launch of Singapore Tatler’s inaugural Generation T, an…

3 min
standing up…

WHY IS Independence Day always observed? So we don’t forget what our forefathers did to fight for liberty to make us an independent nation. Dubbed the Father of Independence, Tunku Abdul Rahman said in his proclamation of independence speech: “…from henceforth we are masters of our own destiny, and the welfare of this beloved land is our own responsibility…” Let us ask ourselves what are we doing to contribute to the welfare of this land we call home? We each have a responsibility to exercise our rights as a Malaysian, to demand for good governance and to do our part in taking action for what we believe and stand for. Not content to just leave it up to the powers that be, to manage and develop the nation, there are some…

2 min
a study on unity

WITH THE TEAM arriving early in the morning to set up at Bean Brothers Malaysia, a stylish Korean-based café in Sunway Damansara, it was only a matter of time before we fuelled up on some well-made coffee. With such a huge space to play around when it comes to photography, art director Allan Casal and photographer Kim Mun bounced a few ideas off one another on the direction of the photo shoot. It was decided that the shoot was to be photojournalistic in nature, as they wanted to emote a sense of rawness to the spread, and convey the ideals of the individuals featured. In line with Merdeka, we examine the Organisation for National Empowerment (ONE), a recently formed non-governmental organisation that focuses on national unity and providing youths the necessary…

3 min

KIM MUN The KL-based photographer brings out the charismatic persona of our cover story stars in One For All If you could choose a super power what would it be? I would love to be able to time travel, so I can relive the best moments of my life. What’s your happiest memory thus far? I recall being extremely happy when my adorable niece was born. What’s your most successful chat-up line? You look like a model, do I know you? Which painting would you most like to hang in your house? The famous portrait of Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. JOYCE LEE KAR YAN Estée Lauder’s makeup artist puts her creative touches to our Generation T feature and Dishes from the Heart Who has been the greatest influence in your life? My mom, she’s the most beautiful and strongest woman and…

1 min
malaysiatatler.com highlights

ONLINE FEATURES Bright Young Things: Pandelela Rinong We’re celebrating Merdeka with a spotlight on our very own Olympic star diver Pandelela Rinong who will be carrying our Jalur Gemilang high and proud at the Rio Olympics. Her hopes this year is to “perform my best in the two events that I’m taking part in and fulfil my dream to bring back an Olympic medal once again.” Need for Speed Ever wondered why boys love their toys and men love their cars? This month we answer the latter with our series on society men, their supercars and their love for living life in the fast lane, quite literally. DINING Malaysian Inspired Cocktails Have a toast to our beautiful country and how far it’s come, with some Malaysian-inspired cocktails. A mojito made with gula Melaka and Bloody Mary with…

1 min
jungle jam

THE 19TH Rainforest World Music Festival brings together musical talents from all over the world. Held from August 5-7 at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Damai, the annual three-day festival showcases music from Trinidad, Canada, Cuba, Gambia, Basque and of course Malaysia. Performing on the grand stage with over 18,000 in attendance, the international and indigenous musicians are set to stun attendees with their creative musical prowess. According to the director of events and corporate relations division, Angelina Bateman, “We have great bands lined up for this year and we invite everyone to this much-talked about event. It’s an event for the whole family and while you are here, do come and savour what Sarawak has to offer!” With a fun carnivalesque atmosphere, the event is set against the magnificent…