Insider Roundup: Huxley Arrives In Singapore & More | Clozette

What better way to start the week than with fashion and beauty news that are hot off the press? Take a break from your tedious Monday by scrolling through the latest happenings below. 

Huxley Skincare lands in Singapore

Huxley Skincare Singapore

Need a new skincare brand to satisfy your K-beauty fix? Good news! Korean skincare brand Huxley has finally arrived in Singapore. Taking its chic, minimalist and luxurious allure to this region, the brand comes to SG with the introduction of its new selection of cleansers namely the Cleansing Oil; Deep Clean, Deep Moist and Cleansing Foam; Deep Clean, Deep Moist. Grab these new releases and more Huxley favourites online via and in-store at M Beauty at Metro Centrepoint.

Uniqlo opens its biggest store in South East Asia

The Japanese fashion retail brand that champions 'all things basic' has chosen Manila as the location of its biggest flagship store in Southeast Asia, which is approximately 4,100 square meters in size. The store, their 52nd branch in the Philippines, is the fourth largest in market and store count outside Japan. 

Supermodel offsprings taking the reins in beauty's biggest houses

We've all heard about Cindy Crawford's daughter Kaia Gerber owning the runways and signing various modelling campaigns. Just recently, she was listed as the new ambassador of YSL beauty. But she's not the only supermodel daughter who's been snagging the spotlight. Kate Moss' 16-year-old daughter Lila has just been unveiled as Marc Jacob Beauty's new face — talk about a massive thing to add to your portfolio as your first beauty campaign ever, right? With the rise of these modelling 'legacies', we can't help but wonder whose supermodel daughter or son will be making their name in the industry next. 

Fenty Beauty introduces Chill Owt Holiday Collection

Queen Rih knows just how to keep our makeup-loving hearts bursting with excitement as Fenty Beauty teases a new collection that will make your holiday makeup popping like there's no tomorrow. Perfect for your plans for this festive season, the gorgeous Chill Owt metallic crayons, both in warm and cool shades, claim to work as your eyeshadow, eyeliner, lip liner or lipstick. Keep your shopping carts ready as this will go on sale on the Fenty Beauty website and on Sephora on 12 October.

Coach celebrates reopening at Marina Bay Sands

Coach Marina Bay Sands

Last 5 October, Coach announced the reopening of its store at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands through a special and exclusive event. The official ribbon cutting was headed by brand ambassador Kiko Mizuhara with brand executives, President of Coach Asia Giorgio Sarne and General Manager of Coach Southeast Asia and Oceania Emmanuel Ruelland. The brand’s distinctive modern luxury concept is very prominent in the store, showcasing leather and natural wood finishes inspired by a sophisticated yet playful New York vibe. 

Dating app Bumble plans to launch skincare line

No luck finding love through dating apps? Then maybe you should swipe right to give your skin some loving instead. Dating-turned-casual-networking app Bumble's CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd recently said in an interview that the company is now looking into working with dermatologists and psychotherapists to create a skincare line that aims to address not just skin issues but also its relationship and connection with mental health. Sadly, it's still unclear as to when the solid plans for this interesting take on skincare will fully launch, but it sure piqued our interest enough for us to keep our eyes peeled for any progress. 

Missed last week's scoop? Check out this recap.



We're capping off the week with fun news from the worlds of fashion and beauty. From a surprise superstar sighting to a much-awaited new release, here are some news to bring with you to the weekend.

Rihanna in Southeast Asia

Rihanna in Southeast Asia

As part of Fenty Beauty's celebration of its first year anniversary, Rihanna paid Singapore a visit and introduced new additions to her Stunna Lip Paint Line. There are now five shades: Uncensored (red), Unveil (brown), Uncuffed (mauve-pink), Unbutton (peachy nude) and Uninvited (black).

Vanilla Pumpkin is back

Vanilla Pumpkin

Halloween is just around the corner, and if there were autumn in our region, we're pretty sure you'll be celebrating it, too. But just the same, you can get into the autumn vibe in our tropical location with the help of The Body Shop's Vanilla Pumpkin collection. Enjoy the indulgently fragrant products in a limited-edition packaging inspired by autumnal colours and Dia de los Muertos. Head to the nearest The Body Shop stores in the Philippines to get your hands on the Vanilla Pumpkin Body Butter (PHP995/~USD18), Vanilla Pumpkin Shower Gel (PHP500/~USD9) and Vanilla Pumpkin Hand Cream (PHP375/~USD7).

Diane von Fur-free

Diane von Furstenberg is the latest brand to go fur-free. The brand's CEO Sandra Campos announced the news that starting 2019, it will no longer use fur, angora, mohair and exotic skins in their products.

New Le Labo

Le Labo gained a cult-like following thanks to their scent named Santal 33. They're not resting on their laurels, though. Three years since their last release, the brand is bringing out Tonka 51, which is said to have a dark and woody scent sprinkled with a bit of sweetness. It will be available starting 15 October. 

Check out what happened earlier this week here.



Gone are the days when a man only needs his bar soap and water to round up his grooming routine. The modern man today conscientiously pays attention and takes care of himself in the beauty department. Does an elaborate grooming routine make a man any less masculine, unfortunately still a common misconception among many these days? We think not. We love a man who is mindful of both his physical and mental wellbeing. 

So what’s in a modern man’s grooming kit? We asked creative content creator, Myke Motus, to show us the essentials in his kit.

Modern Man’s Grooming Kit Essentials

A shaver & organic after-shave combo that delivers a smooth shave

“I’m obsessed with my vintage design titanium shaver that I got from Canada. I always make sure I change the blades every week for it to get the job done perfectly every day. An organic after-shave can arrest bleeding caused by shaving and help your facial skin heal faster. It has a soothing effect on the skin. Hygienic benefits include keeping the skin pores clean & bacteria-free. This helps prevent acne too!”

An energising eye roller that gets rid of yesterday’s fatigue

“One of the first signs of ageing for men is crow’s feet, so why ignore it when you can prevent it? Eye roller is a must for me and yes, I am addicted to it. It is meant to reduce puffiness, diminish dark circles, visibly smooth wrinkles and hydrate the particularly sensitive eye contour area.” 

Modern Man’s Grooming Kit Essentials

A revitalising shampoo that’s great for removing styling hair products

“I am a user of Head & Shoulders, and after realising that my needs are now different due to an increase in physical activities and sweating — my recent find is the Head & Shoulders Ultra Men series. It removes styling hair products effectively and is also great for the humid weather in our region. The Ultra Men for Oil Control is also ideal for meeting my needs, and it smells and feels refreshing after every wash. That minty feel after a shower just kickstarts my day in the morning and relaxes me before heading to bed.”

A body lotion that hydrates & refreshes

“As a firm believer that hydration is a must, my body lotion is something I can’t leave the house without. It doesn’t only hydrate my skin, but also keeps me feeling fresh and confident.”

Modern Man’s Grooming Kit Essentials

A pair of sunglasses that’s more than just about the aesthetics

“Sunglasses are not meant for only aesthetic purposes – they also protect your eyes and the surrounding skin area protected from the sun. It also keeps you from squinting and frowning, which promote premature wrinkles.”

A portable speaker that puts him in a good mood

“While doing my grooming ritual, I keep myself in a good mood with great beats. I always have my portable speakers with me, be it in the shower or preparing for work. This one definitely lightens up my day and makes me feel ready to face the day.”

Get the Head & Shoulders Ultra Men Series here.