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What’s New Watches

NOT JUST TELLING TIME You can tell the time by looking at your smartphone or your computer screen, but those don’t enhance your personality like a good watch can. If you want to make an impression, wearing a watch is your answer. Extra functions are a plus. STORY: SOMPOL MINGKHUAN PHOTOGRAPHY: COURTESY OF BRANDS JAEGER-LECOULTRE Jaeger-LeCoultre is never ordinary, and the Master Tourbillon Dualtime is no exception. The Master Tourbillon Dualtime luxury watch in pink gold, 41.5mm in size, reveals a part of its secrets by making its tourbillon visible through an aperture at the 6 o’clock. Equipped with a second time zone, 24-hour reference time and a jumping hand, this exceptional watch features a crystal sapphire caseback which reveals its 22k gold rotor. IWC This watch might first captivate you with its trademark midnight blue 43mm dial and stainless steel, but there is more to Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “Le Petit Prince” than meets…
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26 February 2018
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What’s New Grooming

DAY OF LOVE To welcome Valentine’s Day, here are some colognes and skincare products to prep yourself for your special evening STORY PILAN SRIVEERAKUL • PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF BRANDS SKIN MASTER FOR MEN ARMANI MEN: MASTER CLEANSER (150ML 1,635 BAHT), MASTER LOTION AND PERFECT MASTER (1 SET 6,120 BAHT), AGE MASTER (50ML 7,455 BAHT) A 4-step nourishing skincare routine for men in the latest collection from Armani Men in sleek packaging and a fresh scent. Start with “Master Cleanser” to deeply cleanse the skin and remove excess grease and impurities, followed by alcohol-free “Master Lotion” to moisturise the skin. Freshen up the skin with “Perfect Master”, a lightweight 7-in-1 multi beneficial anti-wrinkle cream. Finish your routine with “Age Master”, a revitalising cream to reduce wrinkles with a non-sticky, quick-absorbing formula. MEN IN BLACK MY BURBERRY BLACK (50ML 2,870 BAHT) A warm and gentle scent like a true gentleman, My Burberry Black fuses the…
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26 February 2018
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What’s New Beauty

HEART'S DESIRE Hot beauty items to make you the belle of the ball this Valentine’s Day STORY PILAN SRIVEERAKUL • PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF BRANDS SCENTS OF LOVE PRADA OLFACTORIES EDP (100ML 9,100 BAHT / *RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PRADA OLFACTORIES CARGO DE NUIT MINIATURE 10ML WITH PURCHASE OF ANY OLFACTORIES FRAGRANCE)A new olfactory experience from Prada Olfactories, the ten distinct fragrances in this collection provoke fantastical thoughts. Accompanying silk fragrance pouches feature 10 House of Prada’s iconic designs. The luxurious scents have been created to break the rules of perfume making to achieve unique unisex scents. BE MY VALENTINE (FROM LEFT) • GIORGIO ARMANI ECSTASY SHINE LIPSTICK (1,445 BAHT / *AVAILABLE IN 16 SHADES) • LAURA MERCIER FACE ILLUMINATOR IN INDISCRETION (1,275 BAHT) • URBAN DECAY NAKED SKIN SHAPESHIFTER (1,660 BAHT) • BENEFIT BROW ZINGS (1,140 BAHT / *AVAILABLE IN 3 SHADES) • JO MALONE BODY & HAND LOTION (230ML 2,550 BAHT)Heart's Design5…
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26 February 2018
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Fashion Insider: Beyond the Dreams

After Alessandro Michele was appointed Gucci’s Creative Director, the brand has been on the rise, and the Resort 2018 Collection does not disappoint. Inspired by nature and Italian culture, this is yet another gorgeous collection to watch. STORY TAWAN KONKAEW PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF BRANDS Born with a truly Italian spirit, Alessandro Michele grew up in Rome. Upon graduating from the Accademia di Costume e di Moda in Rome, where he fully immersed himself in his country’s glory, Alessandro got his break for Fendi as an accessories designer before moving to Gucci in 2002. In 2006, he was named Leather Goods Design Director, the department which was the company’s main earner. In 2014, he was in the spotlight after becoming Gucci’s Creative Director. His lavish and artistic design turned the brand’s image around and brought success to Gucci in terms of both sale and press. The positive feedback has led him to continue exploring new territories that…
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26 February 2018
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Fashion Insider: Delightful Women

Italian fashion house Prada’s first fashion show dedicated to its cruise collection offers a glimpse into contrasting ideas and extreme sides of femininity, resulting in a collection that everyone admires. STORY TAWAN KONKAEW PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF BRANDS The youngest granddaughter of Mario Prada, Miuccia Prada took over the family-owned luxury goods manufacturer in 1978. It was Miuccia who first dazzled the fashion world with a series of black nylon handbags and backpacks, a daring move in the luxury leather industry at the time. This move brought success and fame to the brand. In 1989, she unveiled Prada’s first ready-to-wear collection, and in 1992, she launched a new line of clothing called the Miu Miu Collection, named after Miuccia herself. In 1995, she launched her first menswear line. Today, the Prada empire has everything for fashion lovers -- menswear, womenswear, leather goods, shoes, travel bags, eyewear, timepieces, fragrances, and even phone cases.…
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26 February 2018
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Fashion Insider: Minus Chic

MINUS CHIC Let’s get to know Moncler, an originally French clothing brand with a traveller’s spirit, sleek design, and top functionality in cold weather STORY  TAWAN KONKAEW • PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF BRANDS Lighter than wool coats, the down jackets became popular thanks to the warmth and light weight. When was the first time you see a quilted down jacket, and where was it? Many might never know where this innovation came from, this useful creation that has protected so many travellers from cold weather around the world. The origin of this clothing is Moncler. It was in 1952 when René Ramillon and André Vincent founded a company together to produce quilted sleeping bags, a single model of a lined cagoule and tents with a telescopie structure and outside cove under the name Moncler. The name is an abbreviation of Monestier-de-Clermont, a village in the mountains near Grenoble, France. The first quilted down…
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8 January 2018
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Fashion Insider: Italian Master

ITALIAN MASTER Fashion fans all know Mr. Giorgio Armani, but what brought his fashion empire and brands to this level? Explore the history of Emporio Armani, a contemporary brand by the Armani Group. STORY TAWAN KONKAEW PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF BRANDS Back in the 1980s, one of the most influential fashion labels was Armani. Everyone was crazy about the broad-shoulder tailored suit like what the main character of American Gigolo wore. What’s the secret success recipe of this designer? Why is he still relevant and popular in the digital era? Mr. Giorgio Armani was born in 1934 in Piacenza, Italy. Before becoming a world-renowned designer, he was assigned to the Military Hospital in Verona, and he would attend shows at Arena di Verona, which sparked his passion for fashion. However, the brand that made the biggest buzz around the world for the group was Emporio Arman Armani found a job as a window dresser…
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8 January 2018