Alila Seminyak, from US$265 (S$370) for a superior room

Alila Seminyak

“Poolside lounging, seafront dining and it’s a stone’s throw from cool bars and restaurants (Potato Head Beach Club and Ku De Ta are next door) – this five-month-old resort in Bali goes right to the top of my wish list for a long weekend escape.” – Isabel Ong, writer

White Side Of The Moon ceramic watch on alligator skin strap, $16,750, Omega


“I like the subtle details of the polished white ceramic, and how it makes a statement against my mostly black wardrobe.” – Kim Wong, contributing designer

Wanton, Seng’s Noodle Bar (52 Amoy Street)


“I’m already a fan of hawker-style wonton mee. Add craft beer, cool music and a hip Japanese-style bar, and you know where to find me after work.” – Leyna Poh, associate art director

Nars Hot Sand and Orgasm Blush Duo, $60


“I don’t like carrying makeup out with me, but this pairing of two cult classics from the limited edition Hot Sand collection is an exception. The highlighter is great for contouring, while the peachy blush has accents of golden shimmer that give a natural flush. The combination instantly refreshes my complexion.” – Moh Shuying, associate beauty editor

Lace shirt, $5,000, Gucci


“My love for Hawaiian shirts just went up a notch thanks to Gucci’s rendition. The French lace, robin egg blue and pastel embroidered flowers make it more romantic hippy and less surf bum.” – Imran Jalal, senior fashion writer

Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road (Moca Pacific Design Center, California)


“On in Los Angeles from Jan 23 to May 8, photographer Opie’s startlingly raw and intimate images of Elizabeth Taylor’s Bel Air home (the exhibition name references its address) have me California dreaming even more.”- Noelle Loh, editor

Catherine Opie Image Courtesy of the artist, Regen Projects, Los Angeles & Lehmann Maupin, New York & Hong Kong

An adapted version first appeared in Female’s February issue, out on newsstands now. 

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