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8 of the best X’mas decorations to check out
Fairy tales and snow-covered Christmas villages seem to be the trend when it comes to decking the malls. Alyssa Woo checks out eight of the best and brightest.
Christmas fairs with flair
In search of a one-of-a-kind, handmade gift this Christmas that was not shipped straight out of a factory?
Enjoy ‘snow’ at Gardens by the Bay Xmas event
Skating on ice in the midst of towering trees, making snow angels at a playground, and strolling through a European-style festive market.
8 tips for a well-spent Christmas
Christmas is round the corner but just because it’s the season for giving and being jolly is no reason to get carried away and pile too much on our plastic.
3 frugal rules to live by when you shop for Christmas gifts this year
Whether you’re looking for an appropriate gift for your kids, your boss or your evil mother-in-law, here are some rules you should live by so your wallet survives intact for the next massacre-Chinese New Year.
What gifts not to get for Christmas
SINGAPORE – Underwear, socks, and plastic jewellery. These are the top three items Singaporeans would not want as a gift, according to Lazada.
Bangkok’s best Christmas markets to celebrate the year end
Bangkok can seriously be considered Asia’s shopping capital, with its main attractions such as the Chatuchak Weekend Market, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and a slew of shopping centres dotted all over the capital.
Top 3 places to avoid during Christmas in Seoul
With Christmas just around the corner, people are wondering where and how to spend some quality holiday time with their loved ones.
Full moon Christmas in Bali
To celebrate the first full moon on Christmas Day in 38 years, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan in Ubud is organising activities and shows for guests form Dec 22-25.
A classic Christmas in London: A traveler’s guide
In late November, London suddenly forgets about being hip and switches on its holiday lights.
Have a white Christmas at these 6 amazing holiday spots
Christmas always has a way of tugging at our heart strings. Perhaps it’s the yuletide carols ringing through the air, the onset of traditional celebrations, or even the way that the Christmas spirit draws out lots of loving moments.
Banned on board: Christmas gifts you can’t take on a flight
Tis the season to visit a Christmas market, call on far-flung relatives, or maybe even fly somewhere a little bit warmer for a long, indulgent Christmas break.
The Christmas gift guide: For teens
As we prepare for the festive season, it is time to wind down and, yes, start shopping for gifts.
The Christmas gift guide: For him
This year has been a great one for technology lovers, and the deluge of new gadgets means there will be no shortage of gifts to get.
The Christmas gift guide: For fitness buffs
Treat your favorite fitness buffs with specialty exercise apparel and more.
Shopping perks at Orchard Rd this X’mas
Visitors can look forward to celebrating the festive season in an atmosphere of merriment along the Orchard Road shopping belt.
British luxury label Joseph opens in Singapore
British luxury label Joseph has opened its first store here at Capitol Piazza. The brand is known for basic luxurious essentials in clean designs, such as silk shirts, slip dresses and tailored pants.
French label Maje opens in Singapore
Popular French womenswear label Maje has opened its first flagship store here at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.
Eye candy: How to wear spectacles as an accessory
Spectacles are no longer just functional eyewear or a hipster accessory.
Now, luxury brands are going beyond the usual sunglasses to include spectacles on the runway.
Making sneakers work for the office
Not too long ago, running shoes did not constitute proper corporate attire.
However, these days, wearing sneakers is increasingly acceptable in offices, helped along by sports footwear brands such as New Balance and Nike churning out fashionable styles each season.
Longchamp has a ready-to-wear collection
Longchamp is best known for its foldable nylon Le Pliage bag – saviour of travellers everywhere with exploding luggage – but the Paris luxury leather goods house can dress a woman from head to toe, too.
Luxury brand Delvaux opens in Singapore
There is a new luxury player in town and it goes by the name Delvaux (say del-voh). But there is nothing new about it as it has been around for 186 years.
The brand is known for its high-quality structured bags and use of exotic leathers.
Your culinary guide to Christmas 2015
Christmas dinner hacks to save you time
Impress your friends and save valuable time with these hacks for Christmas.
5 mouthwatering Christmas meats for under $100
Shopping madness is just around the corner. Have you seen the throngs of people out on Christmas Eve?
Yuletide feasts at 20 hotels, restaurants and cafes
The festive season is coming, with just more than a month to Christmas and there is still time to make your bookings for a sumptuous yuletide feast.
17 fuss-free takeaway ideas this Christmas
Say goodbye to long hours in the kitchen this festive season, F&B outlets are pulling out the stops to bring their hearty delights – both sweet and savoury – to your table at home.
Christmas dinner hacks to save you time
It’s December, and Christmas is coming soon. At a traditional Christmas dinner, there would be turkey, stuffing, Christmas pudding, and log cake.
Takeaway Christmas Turkey
Spice up your festive feast at home with this year’s slew of takeaway turkeys, many of which are Asian-inspired.
Food picks: Pie for Christmas
This Christmas, instead of taking a turkey to a friend’s home party, think of a pie from Bistro du Sommelier instead.
Best beauty buys for the holiday season
As beauty brands launch gift sets and limited-run items for the holiday season, this is the time to buy presents and stock up on your beauty stash.
How to make eyes less puffy and lighten dark circles
What can I do to make my eyes less puffy and lighten my dark circles?
The most obvious answer: enough sleep and exercise to give your body’s circulatory system a boost. Those are the most effective ways to get rid of swelling and dark circles.
How do I make sure my make-up is picture-perfect at special events?
Who better to turn to for this question than celebrity make-up artist Nick Barose. A Hollywood favourite, he has made up the faces of A-listers such as Anne Hathaway, Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o for editorial shoots as well as the red carpet.
Want to look smarter? Draw your brows right
How do I change my make-up look with a different brow shape?
There are at least four brow shapes that you can opt for, says Ms Sophia Chia, an assistant training manager at Shu Uemura.
5 step cleansing routine to clear skin
There is an instant solution for every beauty problem these days.
How to get a haircut that flatters your face
South Korean celebrity hairstylist Chahong – who styles the locks of K-stars such as actresses Ko So-Young, Park Min-Young and Lee Hana – dishes out tips.
How do I ensure I don’t get any infections from eyebrow embroidery and IPL hair removal?
How do I ensure I don’t get any infections from eyebrow embroidery and IPL hair removal? What are the health risks involved?
6 foods to eat for clear and healthy skin
It’s not always easy to be picky about your diet during a regular work week.
Lunch spots are unpredictable, and if you eat with a group there needs to be a consensus on where to eat.