1. NEXT STOP, WONDER(FUL) HANDS
Give your hands some well-deserved pampering with Jurlique’s limited edition Rose Hand Cream Handpicked 2017 ($54). Formulated with pure rose gallica flower extract from roses grown at the Jurlique Farm in South Australia, this luxurious, fragrant cream soothes your mitts instantly. Available from Jurlique Plaza Singapura (#03-74) and Jurlique Ngee Ann City (#B1-55).
2. SOFT LANDING
The Ultrarange Pro is an upgrade of Vans’ signature skate cushioning models. Available in three colours (grey, tan and black), it’s built with a new co-moulded wafﬂe outsole for a stronger grip, and an internal sock-ﬁt construction that allows for breathability – useful in hot, humid climates. $159, from #02-68/69 Vivocity, #B3-60 Ion Orchard, and selected pro-skate retailers.
3. DECISIONS, DECISIONS
Customisation is still big, and Anya Hindmarch offers up another option with its Build A Bag collection. Start by choosing a base in tumbled leather or natural python (available in small or large), and the colour (six for small, ﬁve for large). Next, select a handle (mink, exotic, leather, shearling) and shoulder straps (leather, embroidered or with stickers). Finally, add your personal mark via an array of bag charms (shearling, leather, mink), tassels, stickers, key fobs, and handle keepers. Available at Branded Boutiques, Level 2 Takashimaya D.S.
4. A FRESH START
Miu Miu’s iconic matelasse leather design gets extended to its perfumes. The feminine scents are bottled in a distinctive opaque or transparent blue glass bottle with the brand’s signature quilted leather look. Choose from Mini Miu Eau de Parfum (pictured, $59) with subtle, earthy notes, and the Mini Miu L’Eau Bleue ($59), an ode to spring that is light and fresh. Available from August.
5. NUTRITION ON THE GO
Juggling a balanced diet with a busy schedule isn’t always easy, which is where Orbis’ Petit Shakes ($24 for seven shakes) come in. They combine convenience (just add milk or yogurt) with nutrition (made with 13 different vitamins and minerals). Available in six ﬂavours, each shake promises to deliver 1/3 of your daily nutritional requirements. Made with a whole fruit processing method, they also retain the texture of real fruit. Available at Orbis boutiques and http://www.orbis.com.sg.