It’s been quite an iconic week for Singapore, what with Vladimir Putin arriving on our shores and meeting our national bigwigs for a summit. His presence marks another global giant making a visit here, and will surely be a massive talking point on all our news channels for weeks to come. Seek some relief from all the politics, and delve into other newsworthy talking points with our best stories of the week.

Gear

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The new BMW 8 Series Convertible.

BMW’s 8 Series is a hulking grand tourer that commands all eyes on the road. This year, the iconic vehicle has been given a refresh as its top is literally taken off. Click here to read more about the BMW 8 Series Convertible.

 

Travel

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Gastown.

The next time you visit Vancouver, make a pit stop in Gastown, a charming neighbourhood that houses the city’s historical blueprint. Here’s a travel guide to Gastown to help you sort out your stay.

 

Dining

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The Iberico Pork Loin at Cure.

Chef Andrew Walsh of Cure presents his latest autumn menu that places sustainability at the forefront of his decision to use seasonal produce. Read our review here.

 

Beauty

Irene Kim, a Seoulista.

Cosmetics brand, HERA, reshapes the global idea of Korean beauty with their concept of the Seoulista, an edgy fashion icon with an equally alluring attitude to match. Find out what a Seoulista is and how to get her look here.

 

@lifestyleasiasg’s Instagram of the Week

Follow us @LifestyleAsiaSG on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for a live feed on the most happening restaurant openings, fashion previews, and cocktail parties in Singapore.

Beatrice Bowers
Features Editor
Beatrice Bowers writes about beauty, drinks, and other nice things. When not bound to her keyboard, she moonlights as a Niffler for novels and can be found en route to bankruptcy at your nearest bookstore. Don't tell her boss.