Who would’ve thought that Singapore would be the mediating ground for US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un? On 12 June, the historic meeting between the two will take place on our shores. “We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!” tweeted Trump just after the announcement. However, the question on everyone’s lips is: Will there be a public holiday?

A little bit closer to today would be the impending Mother’s Day celebrations. If you have not yet planned anything for mommy dearest, we have compiled everything you need to give her the best celebration ever, be it a pampering treatment by one of Singapore’s finest spas or a sumptuous feast of her favourite cuisine.

Keep on reading for more of this week’s best stories, courtesy of us here at Lifestyle Asia Singapore.

Style

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Chadwick Boseman was one of the best dressed of the evening, clad in an ecclesiastical-inspired cloak with embroidered cross embellishment accents by Versace. (Photo credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

The biggest party of the fashion calendar isn’t part of a fashion week or an awards show — it’s the Met Gala. We picked out the most controversial outfits our favourite celebrities wore to this year’s ball, themed Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. Click here for our compilation of our favourite jewellery looks on the event’s red carpet.

Travel

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When she’s not discovering new restaurants in Bangkok, hotelier Prakaikaew Na-Ranong is often travelling the world.

We sat down with Prakaikaew Na-Ranong, co-owner and managing director of Phuket boutique hotel The Slate, where she gave us the best tips on how to travel like a modern jetsetter.

Watches

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The Rolex Yacht Master embodies the spirit of the sailor, seen here in an Oyster steel & Everose gold colourway.

Sports watches aren’t just limited to your fitness trackers anymore — they have ascended into the realms of haute horology.

Wellness

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Yoga has been around for more than five millennia, and its popularity is still exponentially rising. (Photo credit: Matthew Kane/Unsplash)

Before you embark on your spiritual journey of all-things-yoga, here are the most popular yoga styles you should take note of.

#lifestyleasiasg’s Instagram of the Week

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The Holy Gucci Trinity — Alessandro Michele, Lana Del Rey and Jared Leto — descended for the #metgala. (Photo credit: Gucci)

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(Featured image: Nathan Dumlao)

Josiah Neo
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Josiah Neo is a tech writer who contributes occasionally to the fashion, travel, and culture beats. When he’s not busy keeping up with the keynotes, he’s probably stuffing his face with the best Melbournian donuts (at Shortstop, BTW) or watching his favourite esports team, the Los Angeles Valiant, pummel their opponents into oblivion.