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Day in the Life: Nick Oxborrow, Founder of Fabulation

By On Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Nick has lived in Singapore for most of his life.  He has flawless taste and runs his thriving event company Fabulation from a beautiful, old, grey and white peranakan shophouse on Blair Road.… Read More

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Lavish Weddings

By On Saturday, 29 March 2014

I have always been under the impression that Asian weddings are, in general, pretty opulent affairs. English – or Irish or Scottish for that matter – weddings are, by comparison, rather tame… Read More

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Old School Invitations

By On Tuesday, 11 March 2014

I love receiving a proper, heavy invitation in the post. It gets the party you haven’t even gone to yet off to a very good start. But where can you find a… Read More


Tatler Ball 2013

By On Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Tatler threw their 31st Anniversary Ball on Friday. It was held at the really rather fun and fabulous W Hotel on Sentosa and themed ‘Enchanted Garden’. Their parties always do have some… Read More

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HMS Daring Docks in Singapore

By On Wednesday, 30 October 2013

When the invitation to a cocktail party on board HMS Daring came through from the British High Commissioner I imagined that it was a sort of boat-slash-yacht (something along the lines of the… Read More


Diner en Blanc…and the Jumpsuit Everyone Can Wear

By On Monday, 21 October 2013

Last year’s Diner en Blanc was Singapore’s first and all I remember hearing about was the almighty backlash that erupted when organisers banned people from bringing local food along (namely tau fu fa/beancurd)… Read More

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Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap at Raffles…and What George Has To Do With It All

By On Thursday, 17 October 2013

Speaking of championing British events out here, it was a real treat to be a part of the Mousetrap’s 60th Anniversary Gala Dinner that took place last week.  The old but really… Read More