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After backlash, Kardashian drops ‘Kimono’ name from underwear line

by AFP
“Kimono” is now a no no, Kim Kardashian West (picture) said Monday. The pop culture icon announced that she will change the ...

Ex-silat champion yearns for revival of Malay martial art

Norazman is ‘heartbroken’ thinking about the future of silat
by AHMAD MULIADY ABDUL MAJID/ pic by BERNAMA AMID the clanking of the frying ladle and ...

KLFW: More to fashion than just the shows

It’s not all about the hashtags and business, says Malaysian fashion industry icon
by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK ANY true-blue fashionista would tell you that ...

Real-life sequel to pan-Asian hit romance ends in divorce

by AFP / pic by AFP
Fans of Korean drama on Thursday mourned news of a divorce between two celebrities who turned real-life lovers after starring in ...

Mirazur is the world’s best restaurant

While the new Noma comes in second place.
by BLOOMBERG / pic by BLOOMBERG Mirazur in Menton, France, is the No. 1 restaurant in the world. This is the ...

Luxury automakers’ next gambit: Making millions off your designs

Lamborghini, Bugatti, Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce have different strategies for rare or one-of-a-kind, multimillion-dollar supercars
By Hannah Elliot ...

A real-life heir to the throne opens a quiet place in the north

Prince Charles’ Granary Lodge B&B is near the Castle of Mey in Caithness, Scotland
by CLAIRE BALLENTINE / pic by JOHN BAIKIE Living like a prince ...

The old tailor shop goes digital, with a store personalised just for you

After years of trying out digital gimmicks, suiting start-up Knot Standard has learned that people want a traditional experience — with a few techy ...

The best mail-order cake 
in America 
costs US$300

Bloomberg samples 13 cakes to find ones to serve that guests will talk about for years to come
By KATE KRADER Like politics, the subject of cakes is a ...

New Orleans chef heralds new era for the dining capital

In Louisiana, the restaurant industry is the state’s largest employer, and Made in New Orleans is helping give it a different look
By KAREN TOULON The ...

Eight private islands for sale perfect for long-term getaways

Nobody buys an island for just a bit of quick fun
By James Tarmy / BLOOMBERG NO ONE buys a private island looking for a faster pace. The key is ...

Blade offers NY airport transfers for US$195, aiming at Uber Black

Five minutes in a helicopter can take passengers from Manhattan to LaGuardia, JFK and Newark. When traffic is dense, its ride costs less than some elite ...