Style News: DIY fan workshop


As part of the Singapore Design Week, home-grown womenswear label Ginlee Studio will be hosting DIY hand-fan workshops next month.

Participants will learn different fan construction methods and design fans using unique prints, embroidered designs and textile finishes from Ginlee Studio's Spring/ Summer 2017 collection.

The workshop will be led by industrial designer Tamir Niv, who is also the label's co-founder. There is a fee of $10. Each workshop is three hours long. One workshop will be held daily from March 10 to 12 at Ginlee Studio.

The studio is at the National Design Centre, 03-05, 111 Middle Road, tel: 8200-4347

Chanel’s new lip glosses include (clockwise, from top left) delicate pink Douceur, bright pink Amuse- Bouche and Bourgeoisie, a rosewood with mauve sparkles. PHOTO: CHANEL


French label Chanel has launched a new range of lip gloss called the Rouge Coco Gloss. Developed in collaboration with Lucia Pica, the brand's global creative make-up and colour designer, it boasts a non-sticky formula with a gel-like finish.

There are 24 shades, from dark red and purple colours to nudes. There are also three top coats available for users to layer over their lipsticks and they come in varying shades of transparency - from sparkling transparent to clear black.

Each lip gloss retails at $48 and will be available from tomorrow at Chanel Fragrance and Beauty boutiques in Ion Orchard, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, VivoCity, Raffles City and Jem. From March 3, they will be sold at all Chanel Fragrance and Beauty counters.


Singapore beauty products distributor Luxasia will hold a pop-up event, #byob, from March 1 to May 31. Visitors can customise their own beauty boxes by filling a box with travel-size bottles of different fragrances, skincare and make-up products from brands such as Anna Sui Cosmetics, Lanvin Parfums and beauty tool label Tweezerman.

The beauty boxes come in two sizes. For the mini box ($25), there is a choice of 11 items, including two premium ones. For the larger box ($45), customers can pick up to 15 items.

There will also be beauty services at the event, such as makeovers and facials. Other services that require prior reservations include brow trimming, express manicures, facial massages and hairstyling. Each service costs $18.

#Byob will take place at Suntec City Mall, Tower 2, North Atrium, 01-505, opening hours: 11am to 9pm daily, tel: 6265-5839


Hallyu fans can check out home- grown e-commerce site Shopee's Korea Festival, which runs till Sunday.

For the sale, Shopee has curated an extensive range of Korean snacks as well as fashion and beauty products and it will offer daily flash deals, giveaways and contests.

Shoppers can get up to 70 per cent off Korean products. Those who make any purchase on the website today - even of products not included in the Korea Festival - stand a chance to win a pair of air tickets to Seoul.

During the sale period, Straits Times readers can enjoy $7 off a minimum spend of $15 with the promo code, KFEST x ST.

Cara Wong

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 23, 2017, with the headline 'Style News: DIY fan workshop'. Print Edition | Subscribe