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Your go-to list of the best things to shop, see and experience.
01 | Chanel’s technicolour bags
Life’s better when its colourful, so imagine how sweet it’ll feel to be walking into a room with one of Chanel’s brightly-coloured handbags. Fresh from the FW19 runway, the jewel-toned bags are as functional as they are stylish. Capable of holding all your daily need-to-haves, the bags come in a myriad of textures and colours, including fluffy sky blue and quilted tweed in viridian green or bright fuchsia. Each comes topped with striking hardware.
Now available at all Chanel boutiques.
02 | BEAMS Japan arrives in Singapore
Popular Japanese lifestyle and streetwear brand BEAMS Japan brings its wares to Singapore in the form of a pop-up store on Robertson Quay, which opens this month with three collaborative collections — with digital artist Hideki Inaba, Levi’s and Champion respectively. Expect to find plenty of BEAMS’ signature relaxed-fit premium threads for both genders hanging alongside cult accessories and knick-knacks for your home.
From now to 17 January 2020. Located at Colony Clothing, 83 Clemenceau Ave.
03 | Louis Vuitton launches two new scented candles
Your home is your sanctuary, and it deserves to be enveloped in an air of amazing aroma. Helping you achieve this Eden is Louis Vuitton’s new candles. En Mai is a celebration of spring, with delicate green and fruity notes in the scent profile. Galbanum recalls the smell of freshly-cut grass, accompanied by energetic bursts of blackcurrant and peach. Écorce Rousse, on the other hand, takes direct inspiration from Louis Vuitton’s ateliers, combining leathery and woody notes to create an enigmatic blend of aromas.
Retails at $310 each, now available at louisvuitton.com, and at Louis Vuitton Marina Bay Sands Island Maison, Ngee Ann City, ION Orchard, and Changi Airport Terminal 3 boutiques.
04 | Shine all day with Calla Lily
Meet Calla Lily, your latest excuse to sparkle. This local bespoke jewellery brand is marking its first anniversary with the premiere of the brand’s ready-to-wear line. Based on the idea of creating modular jewellery, customers have the option of buying various parts separately to create a custom look that encapsulates their personal sense of style. So whether it’s a pair of earrings or a selection of stackable rings, you’re always given the opportunity to represent the real you.
Find out more at callalily.sg.
05 | Find your voice at Singapore Writer’s Festival 2019
The annual gathering of authors and literary enthusiasts returns this week with a power-packed lineup of programs and personalities. Running from 1 to 10 November, the Singapore Writer’s Festival 2019 celebrates its 22nd edition with the theme “A Language Of Our Own” to explore the powers that words can have across cultures and identities. Choice happenings include a thought-provoking seminar by acclaimed travel writer Pico Iyer on the unspoken nuances of language and culture, and the opportunity to get first-hand advice on how you can get your manuscript published.
Find out more at singaporewritersfestival.com.