Event category archives: Arts & Culture

  • Da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” Was Just Sold For A Whopping $….

  • Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” was just sold for $450.3 million with fees, making it the most expensive work of art ever sold at an auction. After an intense 19 minutes of bidding wars against four very competitive bidders (3 via phone, 1 in the room), the work of art was finally sold to an undisclosed buyer for the overwhelming $400 million price tag. The auction is said to have been th[...]
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  • HALOHALO Inc. Sets The Bar For Local Luxury Home Decor

  • Once again, the innovative, conscious Filipino has proven to all that beyond the country’s current circumstances, we are still a race worthy of international acclamation. Cara Sumabat and Rocco Sumabat, pioneering minds behind HALOHALO Inc.—the recently proclaimed “Product of the Year 2017” at the ArteFino local design fair, is an example of the latter. For those of you who aren’t in the loop, H[...]
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  • EXCLUSIVE: What You Missed From The LACMA Art+Film Gala

  • Once every year, notables from the art, film, fashion, and entertainment industries converge to honor distinct personas that have made an impact in the spheres of art and film; This year’s LACMA Art + Film Gala themed ‘social justice’, aptly shone the spotlight on artist Mark Bradford and award-winning filmmaker George Lucas, whose near and dear industry friends made their presence known during th[...]
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  • At 68, Anna Wintour Is Ruling The World

  • Anna Wintour —the feisty, formidable, and influential editor-in-chief of Vogue slash artistic director of Condé Nast, recently turned 68 last November 3…and yet the ‘Most Powerful Woman In Media and Entertainment’ (as dubbed by Forbes magazine) seems like she still has room for a plethora of additional acclamations before she can properly call it a life well-lived. The pioneer woman behind the ch[...]
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  • What’s In A Name: The Meaning Behind Fashion’s Biggest Brand Names

  • We’ve seen the labels countless of times. We’ve seen the fashion shows. We’ve seen the merchandise. Known, worn and loved, luxury brands have played a vital role in society whether we like it or not. Yet, in the midst of our daily consumption of all these different brands, did we ever stop and wonder on as to how such names like Rodarte or Burberry even came to be? Being the diligent people tha[...]
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  • Gems For A Gem: A Holiday Jewelry Gift Guide

  • There’s a special chill in the air once again, and holiday festivities are getting closer and closer by the minute. Yet, before we all get entangled in this season’s abundant offering of dazzling lights, cocoa-by-the-fire music, and overflowing glasses of wine, let us not forget the most cliché yet most important reason for the season: love. It is finally the season to give back to those who have[...]
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  • Zac vs.The World: The Rise & Fall of Zac Posen

  • Over the years, people have developed a love-hate relationship with Zac Posen, and for obvious reasons. The young, genius fashion designer has already dressed the likes of Oprah and Michelle Obama in the span of a few short years, and continues to make waves in the fashion world with pieces suited for A-list Hollywood Celebrities and socialites alike. Coming into the scene at age 20, Posen has ma[...]
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  • A Retrospective On 128 Years Of Moulin Rouge

  • 128 years ago in humble little Paris, France, was a lifestyle of flashing red lights, beautiful women, and aggressive heels clicking against wooden floors. Inside a seemingly innocent red windmill was a noisy cabaret, filled with drunken laughter, lusty glances, and red-lipped women dancing the can-can. This was the ever prestigious 82 Boulevard de Clichy in Paris' Quartier Pigalle—otherwise kno[...]
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  • We Have Never Needed A Louis Vuitton This Much...Ever

  • We can’t keep up with Louis Vuitton. With the recent launch of their Time Capsule exhibit in Singapore last October 18, the eponymous luxury house has proven that through the years their sleeves never seem to run out of tricks. From elaborate exhibits to sudden collaborations with the art industry’s best and most innovative, Louis Vuitton is at the top of their game. For those of you who mis[...]
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  • 3 Essential Drinks To Celebrate The Classy Way

  • Here at Lifestyle Asia, there is an extreme value placed in having a radiating, unceasing joie de vivre. From intimate moments to big successes, there is always an exuberance to be discovered and toasted about. That being said, it is no surprise that we are celebrating another pivotal event that has etched its way into our history: the release of the New Zealand brand Cloudy Bay. After a lifeti[...]
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  • You Can Now View Solenn's New Art Exhibit For Free

  • Solenn Heussaff Bolzico is a jack of all trades, and is slowly proving to be a master of all of them too. The model, actress, and visual artist has just released her second art exhibit Kalsada, a project done alongside her three-year-old nephew Kaeden. The said passion project was unveiled last October 19 , and in attendance was none other than Solenn’s husband Nico Bolzico. “I tried to [...]
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  • A Peculiar Place For An Equally Peculiar Halloween Staycation

  • Tuve Hotel is not for everyone, which makes it all the more alluring. Gold etched onto concrete, various copper and rose gold tones splashed upon dark-hued walls, the Tuve Hotel's mysterious, almost otherworldly vibe will bring that extra amount of 'spooky' into your Halloween holiday staycation. “Our task was to design a hotel 66 people might like,” says Lam Wai Ming, design principal of Design[...]
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