Are you already preppin' for the weekend? We say take one last look at some of this week's hottest headlines to get you started on a high note. From Burberry apologising for an ill-designed outfit to hallyu stars Ji Soo and Kim So-hyun dropping by SG for Gentlemonster, we lay down the juicy details in today's Insider Roundup.
K-stars Ji Soo and Kim So-hyun dropped by Singapore for Gentle Monster
Seoul-based eyewear brand Gentle Monster embraced 'weird beauty' to the next level with their latest project themed '13'. Going for a mix of avant-garde and classic elements, the brand's 2019 collection welcomes 18 new designs to their range. But besides these statement pieces that are the highlight of the launch event in Singapore, it was even made special by the appearances of none other than hallyu stars Ji Soo of Strong Woman Do Bong Soon fame and Kim So-hyun from global K-drama hits such as Moon Embracing The Sun and Goblin. The two looked cool as they greeted guests sporting some of the latest pieces in Gentle Monster's 2019 collection.
Burberry says sorry for debuting a 'noose hoodie'
Burberry's show at London Fashion Week featuring a collection titled 'Tempest' caused outrage on social media after one of their own models criticised a piece from the line-up featuring a hoodie with a noose design dangling on its neckline. Marco Gobbetti, Burberry's CEO, shared his apologies regarding the issue and said that it will be treated as a learning experience and that "all necessary actions [will be done] to ensure it does not happen again." Chief Creative Director of the brand Riccardo Tisci also said that while the design was meant to be inspired by a nautical theme, he apologised for coming off as "insensitive."
Kim K. lashes out on brands who allegedly ripped-off her looks
Kim Kardashian has called out brands like Missguided and Fashion Nova for supposedly copying designer outfits she's worn. She pointed out the one-of-a-kind vintage Mugler dress she was privileged enough to wear was already being ripped-off hours after her photos popped online, making the situation very disappointing and infuriating. Following the series of tweets, it was later on reported by TMZ that Kimmy is seeking legal action.
The Samsung Galaxy S10 range has been unveiled
Samsung's most leaked phone to date has finally been made public and boy, oh, boy, people are excited. Introducing the new addition to the brand's famed S-line, the S10 range is giving us three stellar phones namely the S10e, the standard S10 and the S10+. Following the sleek design of its predecessors, the S10 range has its own unique features to brag about, some of which would be the one terabyte expandable memory capacity and triple-camera feature. This newest flagship lineup will be available in different parts of the globe starting 21 February.
Get ready to fulfil those travel plans; Costsaver's having a flash sale
Still considering where you'll dedicate your travel budget? Take Costsaver's flash sale as a sign to start booking those tickets. Buy one and get half off on your companion's ticket when you book the tour packages under the promo. Some of the tours to choose from are the Imperial Highlights tour covering Munich, Prague and Budapest; the Britain and Ireland Experience featuring the Stonehenge; the Highlights of Sicily tour and more of Costsaver's top tour offerings. Hurry as the sale is only until 24 February.
Sulwhasoo launches their Bloomstay Vitalizing line in Singapore
As much as we want to forget the fatigue and haggardness we deal with during the day as soon as we get home, our skin would definitely show signs that are hard to miss. Thankfully, as its name suggests, Sulwhasoo's Bloomstay Vitalising line is now available in the region to combat skin exhaustion and ageing with its anti-oxidant properties, whilst delivering age-defying and skin-firming benefits. Capturing the antioxidant energy and the refreshing fragrance of plum blossoms to create another outstanding beauty range, this product promises to help give you the enviable, timeless beauty of their ambassador Song Hye Kyo.
Noah Centineo for Bench
Whoa, whoa, whoa! First Dylan Wang, then Cole Sprouse, and now To All The Boys I've Loved Before star Noah Centineo joins the list of international celebrities who are endorsing Filipino fashion brand Bench. Following his breakout fame from TATBILB, the announcement of its sequel and other numerous endorsements and project offers, it's truly looking like a great year for Noah, don't you think?
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