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  1. Nothing says exclusive like a place that's hard to get to. And a high price tag, of course.Consider Aman Sveti Stefan, located in Montenegro in Eastern Europe. Part luxury resort, part island, Sveti Stefan has been called “Europe’s most luxurious hotel”.And while it's not in a remote location, it's not in Europe's most trafficked destination either. All of which helped the resort attract influencers all last summer, during which it cost nearly US$6,000 for a week-long stay, a spokesperson told…
  2. Due to the global coronavirus outbreak, the work-landscape has definitely changed. If you are still working from home, you might have given up on your usual style and settled for comfort.But if you are going back to the office and wish to add a stylish flair to your ensemble, like former professional football player David Beckham, STYLE has got you covered. Here, we present our favourite accessories for men and women to sport at the office and after hours.Fendi – HK$3,850 (US$500)Ditch the…
  3. In case you were hiding under a rock, Kanye West has made good on his bravado and announced in a tweet his intention to run for president.Kanye West is worth US$1.3 billion – how does he like to spend his money?We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States ! #2020VISION— ye (@kanyewest) July 5, 2020But the hip-hop mogul may not have thought things through, given that it's too late for him…
  4. Film experts say there is common ground among Korean talents who have appeared in American films and series: the ability to speak English fluently. Like many tackling a new language, these celebrities too had their fair share of struggles learning the language. Here are five K-drama veterans who committed themselves to study English.Gang Dong-wonGang Dong-won showcased his acting chops in Temptation of Wolves. He then starred in successful commercial films like Maundy Thursday, Voice of a…
  5. These times are far from easy. Many restaurants around the world have permanently closed and more will surely follow. But Yvonne Kam, founder of Yung’s Bistro, the modern counterpart to Hong Kong’s much-loved Cantonese stalwart Yung Kee, believes that may not always be a tragedy – in her view, a decade of expansion in the F&B sector has resulted in an oversupply of restaurants.View this post on InstagramThank you for your support, we are fully booked this week! Limited slots available for 19…
  6. Most K-pop idols typically embody stereotypically primarily masculine or feminine traits, but thankfully this is changing to a more inclusive image. More stars are deviating from traditional gender classifications by adopting androgynous styles or openly embracing their LGBTQ+ identity.Who are the top idols challenging these gender norms? Here’s a list of who you need to know.STYLE LGBTQ+ Series: Queer voicesAmber LiuView this post on InstagramA post shared by Amber Liu 刘逸云 (@ajol_llama) on Jan…
  7. Netflix doesn't love long-running TV shows, and sometimes that means great shows get the axe early.The streaming giant has cancelled plenty of shows that upset fans but were panned by TV critics, such as Everything Sucks! and Gypsy. But it's cancelled ones that were critically acclaimed, too.Netflix often doesn't see the value in shows that exceed 30 episodes (usually two to three seasons) because they become too expensive and too difficult for new viewers to jump into, Deadline reported last…
  8. The fame of Japanese whisky reaches far and wide, yet few know that the neighbouring island of Taiwan is one of the world’s biggest whisky markets. In fact, Taiwan is the only place where the consumption of the premium category of single malt whisky surpasses the blended whisky category.But when looking at the value of imported whisky, plus that produced domestically, which takes first place? Taiwan or Japan?Whisky Debates: which is the best Japanese blend?TaiwanView this post on InstagramA…
  9. With a newly liberated consumerism sweeping across the nation, China is showing signs of an early economic recovery. Most domestic travel and outing restrictions have been lifted, and foot traffic in malls is slowly starting to attain pre-virus numbers.But for the luxury industry, things are still shaky. China, which accounts for more than a third of global luxury spending (a figure forecast to reach as much as 46 per cent by 2025), is undoubtedly where most of the attention is focused.Overall,…
  10. The cast and lead crew of director Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning Parasite have been invited to join the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, according to the Hollywood film trade organisation.The academy announced on its website that it extended invitations to 819 artists and executives “who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures”.Will Oscar-winning Korean film Parasite be the next big miniseries?Choi Woo-shik, Jang Hye-jin, Cho Yeo-jeong,…