01 | Improve your skin health with Dior’s new range
Between the Christmas parties and the Lunar New Year celebrations that happened back-to-back, it’s understandable that your skin will be feeling a bit of fatigue right now. To achieve healthy, glowing skin again, Dior’s new Capture Totale C.E.L.L. Energy range is your answer.
Working to reprogram your skin cells on a stem cell level, the line of cleansers, serums, and creams all work together to harness the potent powers of four flowers to boost the skin’s essential functions and to rejuvenate your mien. Plus, the packaging that these products come in are from eco-friendly or recycled sources. What more could you ask for?
Available at all Dior beauty counters.
02 | Treat yourself to a new Hermes bag
New year, new bag. That’s how the saying goes, right? If you’re on the hunt for a new sac (who isn’t!), consider one of these new designs from Hermes.
First up, the classic Birkin bag gets an urban update for SS20. Featuring utilitarian details such as the hardy canvas material, leather trims and roomy pockets, the draw of the design comes with its attached cup holder. Perfect for woman who’s always on the move. The Bolide 1923 gets a happier makeover also, colourful blocks of leather in yellow, pink and scarlet add punchy tones to the evergreen bag. Lastly, look to the Chaine Dancre bag — a handy bucket tote bag with a cloth inner pocket — as your new fave off-duty handbag.
Available at all Hermes boutiques.
03 | Loewe invites you to traverse into the great unknown
First introduced last January as a permanent branch of the brand’s menswear collection, the EYE/LOEWE/NATURE collection this season aims to tog modern-day explorers with a stylish wardrobe to boot.
Over a series of ready-to-wear clothing and accessories, Loewe’s Creative Director Jonathan Anderson aims to explore the quintessential outdoors wardrobe by pulling together metropolitan separates with a sporty riff. Neon trims, industrial pockets and bright colours all work together to serve the adventurous and the adventurers.
Several of the designs feature organic and recycled fabrics — because you shouldn’t be exploring nature while wearing clothes that hurt her — but perhaps the biggest draw of the collection is that it’s versatile enough to work in the cityscape as well as on rougher terrains.
Available at all Loewe boutiques.
04 | Chanel’s new camellia jewellery lets you blossom
Think of the camellia flower and you’ll immediately associate it with the house of Chanel, but do you know the story behind the flower?
Coco, ever the provocateur, decided one day to co-opt the camellia flower because it was a flower traditionally worn by men on the lapels of their suits. By adopting it into the language of Chanel, it’s become more than just a flower. Instead, it’s a symbol of subverting gender roles, and a representation of strong, modern women.
With all this in mind, you’ll be even more excited to know that Chanel is expanding their Extrait de Camelia collection with a new ring, necklace and earring design. Rendered in feminine rose gold, they become essential jewellery pieces that promise to style you up every day.
Available at all Chanel Fine Jewellery boutiques.
05 | Spend the day immersed in the Asian Film Archive’s annual film and art event
Returning for a fifth edition, the Asian Film Archive’s annual film and art event State of Motion is now running a slew of interesting exhibitions, screenings and programmes this year. Titled Rushes Of Time, this year’s festival looks at the relationship of time and memory, and aims to challenge participants through the use of video installations, intimate presentations and film screenings. Explore the materials of artist-archivist Koh Nguang How and filmmaker Rajendra Gour, or take a guided tour into a labyrinth of performances from regional artists. With the exhibition running across two separate locations, it’ll provide you with plenty of things to see, think and feel.
Visit stateofmotion.sg for more information.