Style news: K-pop cosmetics


Moonshot, the label by the cosmetics firm under South Korean celebrity management powerhouse YG Entertainment, is now available at Sephora stores in Singapore. YG Entertainment manages K-pop acts BigBang, 2NE1 and Psy, among others.

Launched late last year, Moonshot comprises a basic skincare range, complexion- perfecting products and colour cosmetics. Prices start from $17 for a pot of eyeshadow.

Look out for the Multi-protection UV Bouncer SPF50+PA+++ ($53), a lightweight sunscreen that moisturises while giving skin a glow.

Other bestsellers include the Cream Paint (left, $36), a liquid lipstick that doubles up as blush; as well as the multi-purpose Jelly Pot ($34), which is an eyeshadow-cum-highlighter.


Vanitee, an app that lets you book beauty appointments–anything from a manicure to a haircut–at salons near you, is giving away $2,000 worth of beauty service vouchers to Style readers.

The first 40 to SMS their name and e-mail address to 9004-9912 will receive a $50 voucher each, redeemable at any of Vanitee’s partner beauty service providers. Terms and conditions apply.


Dutch childrenswear brand Oilily, knowfor its playful and eclectic style, has released its Fall/Winter 2015 collection with the two themes Playing Cards and Paper Pop, both of which are inspired by nature and art.

Children will love the colourful patterned separates and outerwear, while mothers can shop from the equally vibrant womens wear range.

Matching backpacks, lunch boxes, satchels and wallets are also included in the collection, with prices ranging from $69 to $305. Oilily is available at 02-02A/B Great World City. Prices for childrenswear range from $45 to $169 and womenswear from $239 to $479.


Described as “intimations of the unspoken”, Aesop’s new fragrance Tacit EDP ($135 for 50ml, from Aesop stores) is concocted with accords of yuzu, vetiver heart and basil.The fresh and crisp unisex scent is a modern interpretation of the classic cologne.



Michael Kors has launched his campaign Watch Hunger Stop in honour of World Food Day onOct 16. The campaign was established in 2013.

This year’s campaign includes the release of the limited-edition Bradshaw 100 timepiece in black or gold which retails for $489. For each timepiece sold, Michael Kors will donate US$25(S$36) or 100 meals to the United Nations World Food Programme, which distributes nutritious meals to hunger-stricken regions.

Customers are encouraged to support the cause by creating a digital T-shirt and uploading iton the campaign website, with Michael Kors donating 50 meals to the programme for each T-shirt.

Learn more about the campaign at

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 01, 2015, with the headline 'StyleNews'. Print Edition | Subscribe