Like most Singaporeans, I only moved out of my parents’ place a few years after I got my first ‘real’ job. And I realised that dealing with rent, disadvantageous leasing terms and a money-grabbing mercenary for a landlord was the easy bit. Making the apartment feel like home, on the other hand, wasn’t. Because when IKEA and MUJI don’t make the cut, where else do I go?
In this issue, we'll answer that for you – with everything from designer furniture stores to homeware boutiques to second-hand outlets. We also round up the best men's groom room for all you gents to check into.
Prime your livers, everybody. Singapore Cocktail Festival is shaking things up by serving a whole week of – what else – cocktails. Look forward to the most bizarre concoctions that'll be making an appearance at the event. Sambal in your drink, anyone?
And if you're in need of a quick brow fix, look this way. Whether you're after on-point eyebrows or fluttery, Bambi-like lashes, these salons will sort that out for you.
Head to Marina Bay this month for the return of i Light. This year's edition features 20 sustainably made art installations and three curated fun zones, including a Silent Disco pop-up. Check out our guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.
In art, go back in time to discover ancient Myanmar at Asian Civilisations Museum's latest exhibition Cities and Kings (ends Mar 5). We break things down and take you on a tour of tales yet untold.