herworldplus.com Archives - 30 January 2015, Friday

  • Here are some great tips for making it as a designer. #MasteryInTheMaking.

    9 tips that all aspiring fashion designers should know

    herworldplus.com 28 Jan '15, 11am

    Inspired by the success of Singapore-born designer Prabal Gurung (who incidentally will be showing at Audi Fashion Festival 2014)? Then you definitely need to save this list! Seen here: Prabal Gurung Spring Summer 2014. Image: Showbit Famous faces, glitzy after-parties, fabulous cloth...

  • #WARNING! Avoid dating the 'Whatsapp boyfriend' #onlinedating #love #WhatsApp

    New dating pitfall: the Whatsapp boyfriend

    herworldplus.com 27 Jan '15, 1am

    When Emily, 27, a manager, started chatting with John* on Tinder, she thought she’d struck gold. The bachelor was cute, smart and funny, and even did volunteer work – he sounded perfect on paper. Their first date was a hit – over a two-hour dinner, they chatted about everything from t...

  • Which clutch should you bring to a party? - @herworldsg

    QUIZ: Which clutch should you bring to a party?

    herworldplus.com 19 Jan '15, 3am

    My typical party dress would be … A. Who says it has to be a dress? An evening jumpsuit, co-ords or a suit; the sky’s the limit! B. Something girlie, quirky and fun; either in a bright colour or in print. C. Monochrome is best (it’s also easy to match); anything from the LBD to that s...

  • Is your fave #skin #toner useless and a waste of #money?!

    Are skin toners a waste of money?

    herworldplus.com 15 Jan '15, 10am

    Well, if Song Hye-kyo uses toner ... Are toners a must-buy skincare essential or not? If you’d asked me that very question a couple of years ago, I would have replied in the negative. Why is that, you ask. Traditional toners used to strike me as being a load of baloney, what with thei...

  • If you live in Toa Payoh, check out these 6 cool cafes #sgfood #Singapore #cafe

    6 cool cafes in Toa Payoh

    herworldplus.com 13 Jan '15, 8am

    People have been flocking to this three-week-old cafe that specialises in grilled sandwiches with a twist. Think Babi Pongteh ($12) with pork belly slices between ciabatta and beetroot-cured salmon sandwich ($15) with a walnut crumble on rye sourdough. Three dishes ($9 each) are avail...

  • What should you #smell like on a hot first date? Find out:

    Best new scents to wear on a romantic first date

    herworldplus.com 13 Jan '15, 7am

    Sniff out these seductive new perfumes that are perfect for leaving a great first impression on a promising new date! VICTORIA'S SECRET SCANDALOUS EDP $130 for 100ml, from Victoria's Secret stores A sweet fruity floral blend with a warm and woody base. The notes: Black peony, raspberr...

  • Want to look as fresh faced as Lee Sin Jie? Try these 2 #tips for smoother #makeup application

    2 Quick tips on how to prep tired skin for makeup

    herworldplus.com 13 Jan '15, 7am

    We’ve all experienced this before – dull, patchy skin in the morning that only gets more obvious, and usually even worse, with each application of sunscreen, foundation and powder. We’re quick to complain after, about how cakey a powder is, or how difficult it is to blend a particular...

  • Chaumet stars at the 25th Singapore International Film Festival

    herworldplus.com 12 Jan '15, 2pm

    SEE PHOTOS: French actress Marine Vacth, Singapore-based actress Yeo Yann Yann and Chinese actress Huang Lu shone in exquisite Chaumet jewellery at the 25th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) Silver Screen Awards, held on December 13, 2014 at Marina Bay Sands. Vacth, star o...

  • Japanese brand @_lowrysfarm to close all 8 stores in Singapore

    Japanese fashion label Lowrys Farm to close all stores in Singapore

    herworldplus.com 12 Jan '15, 3am

    After barely three years in the Singapore market, Japanese fashion brand Lowrys Farm is calling it quits. The label's eight outlets, in prime locations such as Suntec City Mall and 313@somerset, will shut by Feb 18, a day before Chinese New Year, staff told The Straits Times. The Lowr...

  • Bored of the classic French #braid? Here are 2 easy ways to give it a twist!

    2 Easy ways to update your French braid

    herworldplus.com 12 Jan '15, 2am

    One of our beauty resolutions this year is to style our hair more often, so we’re starting this off with a style we all know so well – the French braid. Here are two easy ways to update it: #1 BRAID IN REVERSE Do the upside down french braid. Af Vandevorst Paris Spring 15 Flip your ha...

  • 20 reunion dinner restaurants for Chinese New Year

    20 reunion dinner restaurants for Chinese New Year

    herworldplus.com 08 Jan '15, 12pm

    Min Jiang at Goodwood Park Hotel has tables only on its alfresco terrace. Wan Hao Cantonese Restaurant at Singapore Marriott Hotel is full for its first seating at 6pm and so is Jiang-nan Chun at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. Both have limited space for their second seatings. All thre...

  • WATCH VIDS: Singapore singer Ferlyn Wong left #Kpop for Mandopop … But why? @imgoldfg #kpop #skarf #…

    Why did Singapore singer Ferlyn go from K-Pop to Mandopop?

    herworldplus.com 06 Jan '15, 8am

    WATCH VIDEOS: Singapore singer Ferlyn Wong, who used to be in K-Pop group Skarf, has now moved to Mandopop and released a Mandarin album plus a video filmed in her hometown … But why? So, getting signed and debuting as a K-Pop star is just about every Asian singer’s dream, right? So w...

  • Cushion foundations are the big trend in #makeup now - here's how to master using them. #cushionfoundation

    Cushion foundations? Here's how to use them the right way

    herworldplus.com 05 Jan '15, 2pm

    Cushion foundations are the big trend in makeup now - here's how to master using them. WHY THE CUSHION? A cushion foundation gives your skin a dewy veil, making it look fresh and supple. The foundation, which is soaked into a sponge, is more lightweight and watery than a liquid founda...

  • We love these super cool, eco-friendly sneakers via @orgasnom

    Nike Roshe Flyknit sneakers are cool and eco-friendly

    herworldplus.com 05 Jan '15, 5am

    If you like to be eco-friendly, look cool and you like sneakers (or runners, depending on what you’re going to use them for) then you’re going love the new Nike Roshe Flyknit Reimagined sports shoes. Created by knitting together 12 colours of yarn left over from making the other Nike ...

  • Thinking about changing jobs? Here's how to do it without going broke. #career #careeradvice #changejobs #workinglife

    How To Unlock Your Golden Handcuffs

    herworldplus.com 04 Jan '15, 4am

    Think about what you like to do or what you excel at. Heather says to think of "what makes you unique, what makes you happy, what you get lost in to the point where it doesn’t feel like work". Sara suggests writing down what you wanted to be when you grew up, at the youngest age you c...

  • 6 real reasons why your room is always messy

    herworldplus.com 02 Jan '15, 11am

    Admit it, the size of your apartment is the least of your real problems when it comes to keeping your room tidy. Image: Corbis/ Big Cheese Photos Do you often feel like you've not enough space for your belongings? Does your room or home seem to be in a mess most of the time? If you’ve...

  • Start 2015 right with these 8 #beauty #resolutions! Don't worry, they're realistic.

    8 Must-follow beauty resolutions for 2015

    herworldplus.com 02 Jan '15, 10am

    2015 is here, so of course we’re starting the year off with some resolutions, but we’re not going to ask you to “eat healthily” because we know that will all go out the window at lunch this weekend. Instead, we have eight realistic beauty resolutions for you to live by this year: Mark...

  • Sofia Vergara is getting married to Joe Manganieollo! @SofiaVergara @JoeManganiello <3

    Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are engaged

    herworldplus.com 02 Jan '15, 6am

    LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Modern Family star Sofia Vergara - America's best paid TV actress - and Joe Manganiello of True Blood fame plan to tie the knot, United States media reported Monday. Colombian-born bombshell Vergara, 42, has been dating the American actor, 38, for six months since ...

  • Dress like CL from 2NE1 with Sam MC London now in Singapore

    herworldplus.com 02 Jan '15, 1am

    How cool is this? The designer of cult fashion brand Sam MC London that’s a favourite of K-Pop powerhouse CL and her bandmates from 2NE1 among other stars, Sam McWilliams, actually grew up right here in Singapore! He even began his designing career at Lasalle. CL from 2NE1 wearing her...

  • Here's an easy cooking activity to do with your children this New Year's Day! #macandcheese #recipe #kidactivity

    SINGAPORE RECIPE: Mac & Cheese

    herworldplus.com 01 Jan '15, 2am

    1 Place the macaroni and water in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cook it in a microwave oven on full power for 3min. Stir, then cook for another 3min. 2 Stir in the cheddar cheese and milk. Cook for 2min, stir, then cook for another 2min to thicken the sauce. 3 Mix in the ham and serve ...

  • 10 best dressed celebs of 2014 - feat #2NE1's @chaelinCL on this list too! http…

    10 Best dressed celebs of 2014

    herworldplus.com 31 Dec '14, 5am

    What a year it has been for fashion. We have Rihanna’s nearly-nude dress and the very same year style star Olivia Palermo made a two-piece bridal look so covetable. Another major plus: The rise of even more Asian faces joining the front row at international fashion weeks, be it the li...

  • 8 Thai designer fashion labels to shop for in Bangkok

    8 Thai designer fashion labels to shop for in Bangkok

    herworldplus.com 29 Dec '14, 10am

    But we think those are humble words from a designer who has cut her teeth working for fashion houses the likes of Chloé, Roksanda Ilincic and Diane Von Furstenberg. Like the designer whom we’d met in Bangkok, the woman who wears Kem Issara is confident and sartorially adventurous enou...

  • #Shopping for a new #serum for the new year? :) CHECK THIS OUT! It's my new fave, really:

    Clinique Smart Custom-Repair Serum best serum beauty review

    herworldplus.com 29 Dec '14, 9am

    THE CLAIMS: Is Clinique’s Smart Custom-Repair Serum the shiny future of skincare? Think of this “smart” solution as the beauty equivalent of the “wearable tech” fad in fashion: The serum apparently “communicates” with your skin on a cellular level, to correct your complexion on the go...

  • How to eat better for your age

    herworldplus.com 29 Dec '14, 6am

    Eat zinc-rich foods like lean beef, lamb, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds, advises Tiffany Wee, a naturopathic physician at Verita Advanced Wellness, an integrated wellness centre in Singapore. Zinc boosts testosterone and sperm count in men, and in women, ensures proper cell divisi...

  • 'Slap him twice for me' says Jackie Chan about son's drug arrest #rolemodel #parenting

    ‘Slap him twice for me’ says Jackie Chan about son’s drug arrest | herworldPLUS

    herworldplus.com 29 Dec '14, 3am

    BEIJING - Action star Jackie Chan said he has never used his connections to help his son out of detention, addressing for the first time rumours that he sought help for Jaycee when he was arrested over drugs in Beijing last August. Chan said he even asked his lawyer not to try and sho...

  • Here are the top 10 sexiest men of 2014 ... Do you agree with the choices? :) #sexy

    Top 10 sexiest men of 2014

    herworldplus.com 29 Dec '14, 2am

    Here are the Top 10 sexiest men of 2014 … Do you agree with the choices? People magazine named Chris Hemsworth its sexiest man alive in 2014, and the Australian actor tops this ranking as well, but there are plenty of other hunks who might just as easily have taken this year's title. ...

  • Get furniture, groceries and even car tyres at this new megastore! #Singapore #Shopping

    Megastore Big Box has furniture, food & more

    herworldplus.com 29 Dec '14, 2am

    Image: Ong Wee Jin, The Straits Times With jumbo shelves of food cartons that tower over shoppers, aisles of mega-sized freezers solidly packed with meat and fish, and thousands of products stacked in perfect rows, bigger, it seems, is better for lifestyle retailer Big Box. The new me...

  • ZoukOut 2014

    herworldplus.com 28 Dec '14, 3pm

    SEE PHOTOS: 50​,000 partygoers thronged Sentosa's Siloso Beach over two days on December 12 and 13 for the annual ZoukOut 2014 electronic dance music festival, organised by Singapore's legendary nightspot Zouk. This year's line-up featured top acts like Steve Aoki, Above & Beyond, Skr...

  • Merry Christmas everyone! Find out how you can make #2015 a brighter & better year! #self #happiness #happynewyear

    10 questions to guarantee happiness

    herworldplus.com 25 Dec '14, 5am

    1. HAVE I BEEN FULFILLING MY BASIC HUMAN NEEDS? We all crave several basic needs, and achieving them makes us happy. Clinical psychologist 
Vyda Chai from Th!nk Psychological Services says these needs are: “A sense of love and belonging (which could be from a family member, partner, o...

  • Save time with this simple cheesy #meatball dish! #sgrecipe #recipe #festivecooking

    Holiday Cheat Tip #4: Beef and mozzarella meatballs recipe

    herworldplus.com 24 Dec '14, 2pm

    We all love eating meatballs with dips and sauces, but making good beef-balls from scratch can be very time consuming and difficult, especially when you’re rushing to do last minute Christmas shopping or rushing to get ingredients for your Christmas meals. To make things easier for yo...