The Lifestyle Binge brings you up to speed with what’s new this week.
Get Your Nars Face On with This Month’s Launches
Nars‘ long-awaited Velvet Matte Foundation Stick (RM175, USD41.27) hits shelves in 20 shades this month. Complementary to the foundation, their Aqua-Infused Makeup Removing Water (RM133, USD31.36) infuses coconut water into its micellar technology.
Both are now available at stores nationwide.
YSL Beauty Opens Its Second Boutique in Malaysia
1Utama plays host to YSL Beauty‘s second Malaysian boutique. Doors to the makeup wonderland opened earlier this week, with the spotlight on the All Hours Foundation.
Bolon Embrace Art and Fashion in their New Collection
The latest Bolon collection takes inspiration from four primary categories: Jewellike (jewellery-inspired), Wavy (sculpture-inspired), Eiffel (Eiffel Tower-inspired), and Layers (geometrical patterns-inspired).
Longchamp Puts Out Eyewear
Longchamp have finally added eye wear to their range of trendy yet evergreen bags. The line will be made available in a variety of styles, all of which embody the chic innovative design traits that we’ve come to expect of the brand.
Hard Rock Cafe KL Goes Vegetarian
Hard Rock Cafe KL will amp up their menu with vegetarian offerings from 2nd of October to 12th of November. Alongside existing dishes such as the Grilled Ratatouille Wrap and Spinach, Potato & Chickpea Burger, three new additions will be available for the duration of the limited time menu. These include a Quinoa and Arugula Salad, Grilled Hummus Quesadilla, and Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos.
Hairy Crab Season Has Descended on Li Yen
Li Yen will usher in the Hairy Crab season with a Shanghainese Guest Chef. Get your fill with an array of dishes that feature the glorious crustacean and its creamy roe.
McDonald’s Wraps Up ‘Discover the World’ with the Thai Fish Burger
McDonald’s launched the Thai Fish Burger (RM12.99 a la carte) this week as the final stop in their annual ‘Discover the World‘ series. Boasting a crispy fish fillet and spicy green curry sauce, it will be available from 5-25 October.
Untouched Archipelago, Bawah, Now Open to Guests
A mere three hours from Singapore, Bawah‘s shores are now open to guests. This beautifully untouched Indonesian resort is only accessible via ferry or seaplane from Batam. Its luxurious uninhabited ecosystem is the result of the island falling within an area of marine conservation, and can house only 70 guests at any given time. Prices start at USD1,960.
HomeAway Gives Potterheads the Perfect Getaway
The 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is a nostalgic experience for many, and HomeAway lets you relive the magic of the books. They’ve curated a list of home rentals for your vacation so you can recreate the Harry Potter experience for yourself.
The Koh Samui Luxury Experience has Arrived
Thailand’s Eastern coast welcomes The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui. Built on a coconut plantation, the 58 acres reflect it with elements of coconut and ceramics running through it. 175 suites and pool villas ensure guessed are encased in an immersive experience of turquoise waters and fascinating experiences such as their Swim Reef.
Langkawi Gains a Paradise Amidst its Rainforest
Alongside the growing number of luxury resorts, The Ritz-Carlton opened its beachfront resort in Langkawi at the end of September. Paying tribute to local culture, this luxurious ‘village’ if flanked by the Andaman Sea and tucked into the enclave of a private bay.
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