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The Cheat Sheet: Uni, Rolls-Royce’s new bespoke Wraiths, and Louis Vuitton x Fragment Design

It’s finally Friday, and we’re all ready to get started on the long weekend. With so much to do — Easter feasts, staycations and (for those jetting off for a getaway) regional events — there’s more than enough activities to keep us occupied and well-entertained over the public holiday.

If you still can’t decide what to do or where to go, check out The Cheat Sheet’s roundup of stories for some inspiration. This week, we delve into the origins of uni (for the uninitiated, this is a sea urchin’s tasty reproductive organs), get some advice on how to best enjoy whisky, and make a list of the things we want to buy from Louis Vuitton’s collaboration with Fragment Design — which drops 22 April.


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Esquina’s lobster and sea urchin paella.

Creamy and packed with the briny flavours of the ocean, uni has been a much-beloved delicacy for decades. Even Salvador Dalí was a big fan, and once wolfed down three dozen sea urchins in one sitting. Here’s everything you need to know about these prized gonads (yes, you read that right).


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Time to get whisky.

Not everyone falls in love with whisky at first sip — which makes the tipple a little daunting for beginners. If you’re looking to gain a better appreciation of it, as well as to find the right expression for your palate, Glenmorangie’s Brendan McCarron has a few tips to share.


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Louis Vuitton goes preppy.

Louis Vuitton has teamed up with Japanese streetwear label Fragment Design on a new capsule collection of preppy and varsity-styled designs. This will be available at a pop-up store within the Surrender boutique along Orchard Road.


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The Who’s Roger Daltrey posing with his bespoke Wraith.

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a new series of bespoke Wraiths inspired by British music. The cars were created in collaboration with prominent musicians the likes of The Who’s frontman Roger Daltrey, Sir George Martin and Dame Shirley Bassey.

#lifestyleasiasg’s Instagram of the Week

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Looks like we’ve found our new favourite scent.

Jo Malone‘s latest limited edition fragrance is the Star Magnolia, and it encapsulates strolling amidst magnolia blossoms during balmy Shanghai nights.

Follow us @LifestyleAsiaSg on FacebookInstagram and Twitter for a live feed on the most happening food openings, fashion previews, cocktail parties and celeb sightings in Singapore.

(Featured photo: Robert Descharnes/ Dali Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation/Visit Cadaques)

Sara Yap
Deputy Director, Digital Operations (Asia)
Sara Yap is the Deputy Director of Digital Operations at BurdaLuxury, and a contributing writer to Lifestyle Asia’s dining and jewellery beats. When she’s not on the lookout for exciting new restaurants or bejewelled trinkets, she’s probably buried in a riveting read, or reminiscing the good ol’ days with her favourite playlist of ’90s boyband hits.
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