Net-a-Porter and Capella join forces for a sustainable initiative
Luxury e-commerce platform Net-a-Porter has announced a series of activations with luxury resort Capella Singapore in the name of sustainability.
The inaugural initiative, titled A Considered Life, highlights the expansion of Net Sustain, the Net-a-Porter edition of conscious fashion and beauty brands.
Net Sustain was launched in 2019 and is now home to 153 global brands, of which 51 are beauty labels.
For the month of September, guests staying at Capella will receive a gift box consisting of a Net Sustain Beauty Kit and a Mr Porter Grooming Kit. They can also participate in mindful workshops held at the hotel, ranging from crafts and cooking to growing edible gardens.
Activities are based on the nine attributes that inform how Net Sustain manages its brands – which include waste reduction, local manufacturing, animal welfare and circular design – the latter being the newest attribute. which examines the end-of-life considerations that a brand takes. towards his product.
As part of this initiative, Net-a-Porter has also partnered with the MeshMinds Foundation for an exhibition titled Please Insert Women. It features nine augmented reality works of art by four local female artists, inspired by the nine attributes of Net Sustain.
The exhibit at the hotel can also be viewed online here.
Info: Book the Net-a-Porter stay on this site.
The Front Row virtual fashion festival is back in session
After a laudable inaugural edition last year, virtual fashion festival The Front Row is back with a mix of live and on-demand content.
The free festival, hosted by Daniel Boey Creatives and AP Media, kicked off August 27 and will run until October 31. Its extensive program includes catwalks, fashion mini-films, exhibitions and podcasts with industry insiders.
Hear Singaporean supermodel Junita Simon, who has paraded for luxury houses like Chanel and Christian Dior; fashion education leaders; and local designers such as jeweler Marilyn Tan.
The festival brings together 10 local brands – including In Good Company, Madly Gems and Tria The Label – and eight international brands.
Did you miss an event? After each live broadcast, shows and discussions remain on the website. The Front Row will also live stream the Miss Universe Singapore 2021 Finals on September 17 at 9 p.m. ET.
Estée Lauder introduces new eye serum
Do you have voyeurs tired from working late at night or gorging on Netflix? Check out Estee Lauder’s new Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex ($ 120).
Forget the bite of a name. The reformulated offering of the brand’s Advanced Night Repair skin care line comes with additional benefits. It is supported by new research from Estée Lauder into how micro eye movements, such as blinking, can impact collagen levels and accelerate aging around the eyes.
The concentrate is equipped with the new patented Chronolux Power Signal technology to promote the natural process of nocturnal renewal of the skin and promote the production of new cells and collagen.
The applicator has been updated with a new “cryosteel” wand. Inspired by cryotherapy, it instantly cools the skin around the delicate eye area by 2 ° C and is believed to help increase microcirculation, reduce puffiness and wake up tired eyes.
The serum can also be used on other expression lines, such as those on the forehead.
Info: Available in all Estée Lauder stores and counters
Shop for the kids at the Bub Fair
Start the September holidays with a shopping spree for your little ones at The Bub Fair pop-up event. Organized by online platform The Bub List, which offers products for babies and children, and pop-up specialist The Accompany Co, the show takes place on the first two weekends of September.
Shop from over 40 brands, mostly online, for kids and families, based in Singapore, every weekend featuring different vendors.
Choose toys that encourage creative play and open learning – from brands like Keka Toys, DrawnBy: and The Tiny Trove – or ethically crafted children’s clothing from Baebeeboo and Cottage Ollie.
For the home, there are durable rattan housewares from Momiji Kids, eco-friendly bed linens from Sunday Bedding, and baby safe play mats from Wander Mats.
The Bub List will also be launching its Bubbox gift collection, which features a selection of baby and mom essentials from local brands.
Info: Sept 4 and 5, 11 and 12, at the Visual Arts Center, 01-02 Dhoby Ghaut Green, 10 Penang Road