The Lifestyle Binge brings you up to speed with what’s new this week.
Jo Malone’s Christmas Collection is Now Available
This year, each Jo Malone London gift comes wrapped in prints created by British fashion designer Jonathan Saunders. Bold. Bright. Bursting with colour. Just like Jonathan’s own designs. Another thing we’re really looking forward to this season is their luxurious advent calendar that will keep us and our homes smelling good all year.
Nintendo and Shu Uemura Team Up For the Holidays
Gaming pioneer Nintendo and beauty trend setter Shu Uemura have come together for one of the cutest holiday collections this year. Pixelated Mario and the rest of the characters from the iconic video game will be appearing on playful makeup and skincare and we’re totally on board.
Cara Delavingne and Matt Smith are the New Faces of Burberry
British actors Cara Delevingne and Matt Smith appear in a portfolio of images captured for Burberry by British photographer Alasdair McLellan. The images are accompanied by a 30-second video of Matt and Cara to a soundtrack of ‘Always On My Mind’ by Pet Shop Boys, also captured by Alasdair.
Amazin’ Graze Launches New Healthy Snacks Range for the Holidays
Amazin’ Graze’s new Christmas range encourages snackers to celebrate eating ‘Naughty’ through indulgent Christmas flavours packaged in ‘Nice’ natural, nutritious treats.
Among the festive snack line-up are Candied Fruitcake Granola, Gingerbread Crumb Granola, and Frosted Cinnamon Nut Mix – all of which are making a comeback after an overwhelmingly positive response last year. Rounding up the collection are the newly innovated Chocolate Fudge Orange Bites and Caramel Pecan Almond Butter. All the snacks in the range are 100% natural, vegetarian, and free of preservatives and refined sugar.
Rum Bar KL Hosts Phraya Rum Tasting Event
The Rum Bar KL, home to the largest rum collection in Malaysia, recently organised a tasting event with Phraya rum. With over 250 selections of rums distilled around the globe from fermented molasses or freshly pressed sugar cane juice, the establishment is a go to in the city for serious rum fans. Phraya rum which originated from the Kingdom of Thailand, was the star of the tasting event conducted by Scotland’s Matt Wright.
Juice Works Releases Holiday Drink
In conjunction with this merry season, Juice Works has whipped up a special, sparkly red drink! ‘Honey, it’s Christmas!’ is an icy smoothie mixed with the juices of honey dew, plum, strawberries, lemon, and the seasonal additions of dried mulberry and ruby-red pomegranate juice. This little concoction is only available from Nov 6, right up till Jan 1, 2018!
The Italian Film Festival Showcases 4 Movies for 2017
Movie goers can now enjoy the best of Italian cinema right in KL with the Italian Film Festival 2017. Presented by the Italian Trade Agency, in collaboration with TGV cinemas, movie goers can enjoy from the 4 selected Italian movies for FREE by booking online at www.tgv.com.my
1. FAIRYTALE AKA The Haunting of Helena
2. LA MAFIA UCCIDE SOLO DI ESTATE
4. PAZZE DI ME
Date: 6 – 12 November
Venue: TGV (1 Utama / Sunway Velocity Mall / KLCC)
10 Finalists Win RM50k Home Makeovers at Guardian’s WAHM Contest
Fifty finalists of the Guardian Win a Home Makeover (WAHM) contest battled it out at a reality-style finale. The event, held at Berjaya Times Square in Kuala Lumpur gave way for an hour-long challenge.
After which, 10 of the contestants took home a grand prize of RM50,000 each. Each RM50,000 package comes with interior renovations for the living room, kitchen and master bedroom, as well as electrical appliances from Kuvings.
Signature Kitchen Debuts the First Kitchen Designed with a Car Approach
The Signature Group infuses contemporary Italian design and elegance in the local kitchen market with the debut of the MIAMI Kitchen, in collaboration with Biefbi Cucine and Bertone Design from Italy.
MIAMI Kitchen, a project by Biefbi Cucine and Bertone Design, the group that is well known for Italian car styling since the 50s – is the first kitchen designed based on inspiring solutions and materials used in automotive with hi-tech solutions; totally designed with a car design approach. Design and usability are perfectly combined in this project, where the right balances between refined aesthetics and ergonomics forms creative solutions without neglecting the functional aspects.
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