This Week In Luxury: Dior’s New Chiffre Rouge Collection, TAG Aviation’s Latest G650ER Fleet, And More

In our weekly series, we bring you the latest in luxury news from around the world. This week’s highlights: Dior’s Chiffre Rouge Collection resurfaces with eight new couture timepieces, TAG Aviation expands its Asian presence with the latest G650ER fleet in Singapore, and more.

Dior’s Chiffre Rouge Resurfaces With Eight New Couture Timepieces

Dior’s Chiffre Rouge collection is experiencing a revival, reintroducing itself with eight new models that incorporate some of the house’s most classic codes. These details are carefully selected for their couture aesthetic, marking a renaissance two decades after its initial launch. The timepiece features an automatic mechanism visible through transparent backs, an architectural asymmetry with a subtly enlarged and tapered side in the case, a red crown with a set of matching hands, and interchangeable straps. Monsieur Dior’s favourite number, eight, is also highlighted in the date display, acting as a lucky charm that reappears every month. Available in several finishes, it comes in two sizes—38mm and 41mm. The Chiffre Rouge is now available at Dior Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.


TAG Aviation Expands Its Asian Presence With The Latest G650ER Fleet In Singapore

TAG Aviation recently announced the latest addition to its extensive fleet: the new G650ER aircraft in Singapore, further strengthening its presence in the Asian market. With its long-range capabilities, comfort and performance, the G650ER easily connects passengers from Singapore to global destinations. TAG also has three more G650ER aircraft in both Singapore and Malaysia available for charter, offering travellers a broad spectrum of options for their private travel needs in the region.

TAG Aviation

Experience Two Exclusive Treatments at Spa L’Apogée by La Prairie

Set in the relaxing escape of the French Alps, enjoy opulent La Prairie treatments offered at the Spa L’Apogée in the luxurious L’Apogée Courchevel ski resort. In celebration of the resort’s 10th birthday, the spa is offering two exclusive treatments. The Signature Restore and Glow Treatment targets back tension and skin conditioning. It also comes with a Gua Sha Facial Massage and a guided sophrology session that brings deep relaxation and helps with refocusing and alignment. Meanwhile, the Sublime Healing Touch is a treatment that envelops the body and mind in a gentle bubble. Several techniques are incorporated to awaken the five senses, including your taste buds, enhanced by Executive Chef Jean-Luc Lefrançois’ gourmet touch.

Oetker Collection

La Prairie

Berluti’s Spring/Summer 2024 Collection Mixes Fabric And Leathers

Berluti’s Spring/Summer 2024 Collection captures the inherent contrasts of modern life, presenting two chapters and four releases transitioning from Spring to Summer. Rooted in the Maison’s genetic code, this collection places a spotlight on the art of mixing by blending fabrics and leathers within the same pieces to create versatile combinations. This includes a petrol blue Charbonnier jacket with suede and tech wool; a sand-coloured military jacket with suede and cotton panels; a grey water-resistant car coat with leather accents; navy unlined suede windbreakers, and an army green unstructured jacket in cotton-silk. Other signatures also included in this collection are the B Volute loafer, 48-hour bag, Demesure Flex, Toujours messengers, and more.


Welcoming Food Lovers At The Melbourne Food And Wine Festival

From 15 to 24 March, indulge in Australia’s vibrant food and drink culture at the 2024 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. The 10-day programme celebrates the diversity of local produce and culinary talent, featuring more than 300 events for visitors to enjoy. The festival will kick off with the return of fan favourites—the World’s Longest Lunch on 15 March and the World’s Longest Brunch on 16 March; both will be held at Kings Domain for the first time.

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Roberto Cavalli’s Resort 2024 Collection Showcases Fausto Puglisi’s Vision On Hippie Style

Without compromising on the brand’s DNA, Roberto Cavalli’s creative director Fausto Puglisi released the Resort 2024 collection with body-shaping co-ords, bell-bottom pants, flowy dresses, and even textured skirt suits. Hippie style but filtered with a contemporary finish, the collection is built with delicate cotton and lace. Also spotted at the trunk show at The Starhill were knitted cotton and chenille styles with a fishnet-like look, while the brand’s signature artisanal craftsmanship stole the spotlight on intricate leather intarsia outerwear pieces and laced-up pants infused with a ’70s rock ‘n’ roll styling.

Also featured in the collection are leopard chiné patterns, as well as wool and linen suits in a black and white palette. There’s also the boxy double-breasted pants and wide-legged pants. Languid silk shirts and pyjama-like pants are printed with the collection’s signature lemon print. Napa, suede, and snakeskin-printed leather are found on bombers and flared pants, while a Hawaiian landscape print adds the resort vibe to the whole collection. Meanwhile Roberto Cavalli footwear also brings back leather sandals with straps embellished with the RC Mirror Snake metallic buckle, as well as Texan boots with an urban touch to complete the Resort 2024 collection.

Roberto Cavalli

Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour Is Taking Over Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands is undergoing a transformation into an enchanting wonderland dedicated to all things Taylor Swift, hosting The Eras Tour until 13 March 2024. The integrated resort, specifically The Shoppes and Sands Expo & Convention Centre, will offer a myriad of activities and activations to celebrate Swift’s illustrious career. The visual narrative of Swift’s journey allows fans to experience her 10 iconic eras through seven installations, with each zone providing a glimpse into her musical evolution. Fans can also witness a 14-minute Light & Water Show that synchronises Swift’s four chart-topping songs with dancing fountain jets, projections, beaming lasers and lava effects. As night falls, the resort’s facade will convert into a pastel hue display from 7pm to 11pm. Furthermore, Sands Lifestyle members will be able to participate in a second Festive Draw for a chance to win a pair of VIP tickets.

Marina Bay Sands

Truefitt & Hill Opens Its Barbershop In Seibu

London’s finest traditional gentlemen’s barber and perfumer has joined forces with the Seibu department store at The Exchange TRX. Despite the size of this relatively smaller barbershop, Truefitt & Hill nevertheless does not compromise on their grooming services, offering four barber stations with full-sized sinks in the space, offering full services such as haircuts, shaves, facial massages, manicures, and pedicures. The barbershop and store also carry a full range of shaving and skincare products—perfect for men who look forward to some me-time while the missus shops. Truefitt & Hill Seibu is located on the second floor, right at the entrance.

Truefitt & Hill

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