Wardrobe Insider: Chantel Shafie

For those already acquainted with Chantel Shafie‘s effortless way with fine jewellery, it will come as no surprise to discover that the glamorous Anglo-Persian models her eponymous jewellery collection for her social feeds most mornings, dressed in her Olivia Von Halle pjs; her creations piled on with carefree aplomb. The designer, who started her namesake brand in 2010 after…

Wardrobe Insider: Nic & Deb, Dressing The Woman

Craving a creative outlet alongside her corporate career, Nicole Mott formed Dressing The Woman with her good friend, Food Network and TLC TV Presenter, Debbie Wong. The duo’s fun and unique styling service guides women to uncover their authentic personal style employing the Kibbe method. Reflected in their own distinctive yet complementary styles, the system…

Don’t resell handbags without consulting PAKT

Resell handbags hassle-free with PAKT. With new and beautifully curated resale platforms opening every day and designer brands limiting releases of new models, the demand for pre-loved designer bags has never been greater, more accessible or easier to get. But if you find yourself overly preoccupied with trawling consignment sites or aren’t sure what you…

PAKT Pick: Service Station Sunglasses

Service station sunglasses are this summer’s hottest trend We’ve all done it haven’t we? Stopped to get petrol only to find ourselves trying on the kitchy sunglasses on the rotating racks, and this summer everyone from Rihanna to Selena Gomez and Kim Kardashian are sporting styles that you can easily find at your local service…

Get the most out of PAKT

PAKT wardrobe service – a better way to wardrobe Why do I need PAKT? The reality is most of us only wear 20-30% of our wardrobe on a regular basis. Managing the rest of it — seasonal pieces, occasion wear, suits, dresses, leather, handbags, shoes — is an effort. We lose track of our pieces,…

Wardrobe Insider: Sujata Assomull

From a career defining role as launch Editor in Chief of Harper’s Bazaar India, to her work as an international chronicler of fashion trends, Sujata Assomull has long harnessed the power of her own cultural background to become the go-to resource in the industry for commentary on India and the Middle East’s evolving and dynamic markets. Now…

The Pick: Fashion Unites

Fashion is coming together in support of Ukraine, with Ukrainian creative Olya Kuryshchuk of 1 Granary publishing an open letter ‘Fashion Unites Against War’ — calling for the industry to unite against the war taking place in the eastern European country. Major brands like Balenciaga and its parent company Kering are making public statements, donating to the UN World…

Wardrobe Insider: Nicole Froelich

As one of Asia’s most in-demand wedding planners, nobody knows how to set the mood like Nicole Froelich. The creative force behind Nicole Please, her bespoke wedding event company, she has chalked Celina Jade and Han Geng’s wedding among stellar events she’s planned over the last few years.  Born in Zurich, the half Taiwanese, multi-lingual, whirlwind started her career in hospitality, but quickly became known…

Shop Her Wardrobe: Dervla Louli Musgrave

As the founder of luxury wellness travel platform Compare Retreats, Dervla Louli Musgrave has a show-stopping wardrobe with pieces from all over the world. With the recent arrival of her baby boy, she’s ready to get PAKT and list some of her favourite pieces on Vestiaire Collective. Want to know what gems she’s giving up? Well, there’s the…

The Pick: A Handmade Christmas Tree

Every year The Upper House commission a leading architecture and design studio to create a bespoke tree, and over the years it’s produced a rich history of stunning, Insta-worthy Christmas trees. 2021 is no different, with longstanding friend of the house Victoria Tang-Owen of Victoria Tang Studio presenting the East-meets-West concept A Handmade Christmas tree…