After closing their flagship unit at "Pacific Plaza", streetwear label Stussy has re-opened its first Chapter store at 313@ somerset.
In 1980, Shawn Stussy was a local cult surfboard shaper who took his scrawled signature logo from his foam masterpieces and applied it to t-shirts that he sold with his boards around Laguna Beach, California.
As the clothing line expanded, it's raw and modern aesthetic soon developed into the next generation of new wave beach culture. They grew during a time when epochal shifts which eternally framed contemporary popular culture were taking place. In the music scene, the late 70's gave us punk. Then the early 80's brought us into the new DIY music called rap. Punk broke creative and aesthetic barriers and taught us that anyone could have a band. Rap then preceded not only to push social boundaries but also explore the ideas of remixing and sampling These new ideas and territories created a new modern platform for fashion and cultural expression.
With Stussy's success came the opportunity to travel and spread the Stussy vibe. They hooked up with trendsetters in New York, London, Tokyo and other areas of the world. Stussy clothing was inspired by this international group of musicians, skaters, DJs and artists with similar tastes, which helped to shape the brand into an international streetwear label.
Today, Stussy exists as a brand with worldwide respect and independence. With over sixty stores across the globe and a very strong tribe still in effect, Stussy is a leader in the culture which they helped start almost 30 years ago.
Enjoy the full-range of the brand’s collection in their new minimalist-industrial boutique.
The history of Lange watchmaking artistry is closely related to the company’s Saxon homeland. The roots of its values and ideals that are still valid today date back to the Royal Court of Saxony under the reign of Augustus the Strong.
Every Lange movement reflects the almost 170-year heritage of the Saxon manufactory. The company’s history is imbued in the characteristic features that make A. Lange & Söhne timepieces distinctive masterpieces. At A. Lange & Söhne, every part of a movement is decorated with its very own finissage technique, whether or not it is visible through the sapphire-crystal caseback of the watch. Additionally, as these finishing touches are applied by hand, Lange’s finisseurs endow each timepiece with their personal signature. The manual finissage of manufacture movements with up to 556 components ranks among the most time-consuming processes in watchmaking.
In the field of horology, Lange’s calibre engineers uphold the Saxon spirit of innovation by crafting fascinating movements. Thanks to their ingenuity, precision watchmaking has been advanced step by step. All quality-relevant parts of a Lange movement are developed, manufactured and finished in the manufactory.
The Orientalist, the renowned persian carpets store has recently opened a new showroom in Singapore.
They see in their carpets more than just beauty and utility. Because locked in each and every knot is the patience, perseverance and passion of the weaver, using all her skill, creativity and expression to create a work of art. Drawing on their invaluable ties with the top weavers all over the world, their role is to bring their art to market, selecting the best value and most comprehensive range of styles and designs to suit your discerning tastes and choices.
They offer you the opportunity to create your own masterpiece. They have been helping renowned architects and interior designers create breathtaking designs, making some of the most prestigious addresses in Asia and Middle East just that little bit more special.. From eminent homes and condominium projects, to premier hotels and offices, they pride themselves on being able to collaborate on all aspects of the creative process.
With over 1,800 colours to choose from, they work closely with their clients to make sure that these unique masterpieces perfectly reflect the desired style and ambience of the living and working environments.
Recognised as the pinnacle of mobile phone excellence, Vertu creates handsets for discerning individuals who demand the best in everything they buy. The product of years of development, each Vertu is a complex masterpiece. It combines the finest materials with the highest traditions of craftsmanship. While other phones are mass produced by the million, a Vertu is hand-built in England, one at a time.
The concept of the company is to make mobile phones in the same vein as luxury watch manufacturers like Rolex, IWC and Patek Philippe. The most expensive model it has ever made is the Signature Cobra, at $435,000 the most expensive regular model is the Signature Diamond at $112,500. Prices start at just over $7,000 for the Constellation model.
Other models include: Ascent, Constellation, Ascent Ti, Ascent 2010, Ayxta and Quest. The standard Ascent models come in many different colours, such as: Black, Brown, Red and Orange. The Special Edition models come in White, Azure Blue and Pink. The Summer Collection models come in Strawberry Red and White. Variations of the Ascent also include the RaceTrack Editions and Ferrari Edition. The original Ascent is no longer being produced, though the Constellation, Ascent Ti and Signature are still in production. There is a redesigned model of the Ascent, the Ascent 2010 currently in production.
The mobiles themselves are made from very expensive materials such as gold, sapphire (for the mobile screen), rubies (for the bearings) and fine leather. Each mobile is hand-made in its factories in Church Crookham, Hampshire, England. The company is headquartered in the United Kingdom with offices in Paris, New York, Las Vegas, Singapore, Tokyo, Frankfurt, and Hong Kong. Vertu's president and COO is Perry Oosting, and the Principal Designer is Frank Nuovo. The company now has over 400 employees.
To keep the value of the brand, Vertu mobiles are only available in its own branded stores, concessions in leading department stores such as Harrods and Selfridges in London, and other authorised retailers. Vertu’s flagship store opened in 2002 in Paris and then soon after in Singapore. There are now over 600 retail outlets, including one at Wynn Las Vegas.
One of the services acquired with a Vertu mobile is a year's free concierge service called "Vertu Concierge", operated by Ten Lifestyle Management worldwide. It is accessed through a special button, the "Concierge key", on the side of every phone. This "hot key" puts the user through to a team of lifestyle managers who can book services such as gourmet dining, luxury travel or accommodation around the clock
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First established in 1923 as a goldsmith’s workshop in Milan, Scavia designs and makes exquisite jewellery, true masterpieces that transcend time. These award-winning creations have been delighting the world for almost a century. Tradition, passion, and aesthetic research have been cultivated and developed in the name of the profound culture of beauty.
Scavia, an undisputed synonym for fine jewellery, has boutiques around the globe and counts personalities such as Naomi Campbell, Elizabeth Taylor and the Royal Princess of Thailand amongst his clients.
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