Insider Roundup: The World's Most Expensive Bag & More | Clozette

We’re halfway through the year. How are your resolutions holding up? Got new plans for the next half of the year? We still have a lot of things in store for you, so watch out for them. In the meantime, why don’t we brush up on what’s happening in the worlds of fashion and beauty? Here are some news bits you need to know.

Chloé in SG

Chloé has opened its first boutique in Singapore, and we’re more than excited to explore it. Visit the spacious store featuring the brand’s latest releases at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.

Ooh lala, La Perla

See the latest La Perla ready-to-wear collection at their new luxe boutique adorned with bold geometric patterns and metallic accents at Takashimaya S.C., Singapore.

Oh, Mamonde

Explore the latest from South Korean botanical beauty brand Mamonde at their new TANGS VivoCity beauty counter. Visit their pop-up from today till 4 June 2017 to see Park Shin Hye’s favourites from the brand.

Fenty Beauty

The long wait is about to be over. Rihanna’s beauty line is coming this fall.

World's Most Expensive Bag

If you had USD300,000 to spend on anything you want, what would you buy? Well, someone who had that amount of money bought themselves a rare Matte White Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Retourne Kelly 25 with diamonds at an auction. The bag is currently the most expensive bag in the world.

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Catch up on what happened earlier this week here.



Everybody wants to achieve a flawless complexion, but there are times when our skin just won't cooperate. That's where your trusty concealer comes in and saves the day. Dark under eyes, pimple scars, and other imperfections can be successfully covered up with a good concealer especially designed for particular needs. So we've rounded up five concealers that you have to try depending on your problem area. 

Dark Under Eye Circles

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You can easily get dark under eye circles but they're oh, so hard to banish. They can be due to allergy, hereditary predisposition or evidence of our late night shenanigans. No matter the reason for our eye bags, we can agree that they can look unsightly. What we need to look for in an under eye concealer is something with a creamy texture to keep the skin around our eyes hydrated but at the same time doesn't crease or fade away. The Nars Soft Matte Complete Concealer meets all these criteria; plus, the longevity of this formula is amazing. Panda eyes no more!

Uneven Skin Tone and Fine Lines

Benefit Boi-ing Airbrush Concealer, SGD35

Benefit strikes again by adding new concealers in their Boi-ing family. We're particularly looking forward to the Benefit Boi-ing Airbrush Concealer, which promises to effectively hide fine lines and any uneven tones in the skin without caking on or crusting into the fine lines. 

Pimple Scars

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We all know that the struggle does not end when our pimple dries up. It usually leaves a souvenir for us, the dreaded pimple scars that take more time to erase than the pimple itself. For this, you need a light concealer that can target the scar precisely. You'll find that Maybelline's Fit Me Concealer works best with pimple scars as it dispenses the right amount to cover an area. Its matte finish is perfect for scars as opposed to a luminous concealer, which will only highlight the blemishes. 


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For those pesky acne, you'll want a heavy duty concealer that's proven to have full coverage. Try Tarte's Shape Tape Concealer to hide those red acne bumps. You won't experience any flaking as this formula will seamlessly blend into your skin, making you look like you're not wearing any concealer at all. 



New month, new haul! Keep scrolling to see what this month's beauty launches are. 

Dior Hydra Life 

The beauty brand gets one with nature with their new skincare collection, Dior Hydra LIFE. Boasting minimalist formula with optimal performance and environmentally responsible packaging,  the line promises skin that is fresh, deeply hydrated, and vibrant with the aid of natural and eco-friendly ingredients. Go natural by trying out the line which will be available in all Dior outlets starting this month. 

Dior Addict Lip Tattoo

Peter Philips, Creative and Image Director for Dior Make-up, has created the first tinted, ephemeral tattoo effect lip ink for Dior. Long-wearing, comfortable and moisturising to the lips, no transfer finish formula, and a weightless feel, what more can you ask for from these new lippie?

Etude House Any Cushion All Day Perfect

Need long-lasting and complete coverage for a day out? This new cushion from Etude House is your one-stop solution for natural, flawless coverage of pores, dark circles and redness for up to 24 hours with a single application. Aside from being sweat-proof and having long-lasting coverage, it also comes with an elastic micro-fiber “Any Fitting Puff” for smooth and even application on your skin, giving you that perfect, fresh-faced finish. Snag this for SGD32.

Etude House Super Slim Proof Liner 

The new water and oil-proof Super Slim Proof Liner series is easy to use, even for beginners, and is good for all eye shapes, and different makeup styles for every occasion. It contains a high-functioning film polymer that forms a coating film, making it resistant to water, sweat and sebum, and an option of two tips (0.55mm or 1.5mm) for your preference of precision and width. Grab yours now for SGD14.90.

Make Up For Ever x Kehlani Aqua XL Ink Liner

Want to get artsy with your eyeliner? This collab from MUFE and two-time Grammy nominee Kehlani will have you screaming in delight. The Aqua XL Ink Liner has an ultra-fine, felt tip applicator and a waterproof formula that won't budge until you choose to take it off. Edge or accent your lids any way you want with its selection of not just natural black and browns but also bold colours like greens and golds. Each retails for SGD38. 

Make Up For Ever x Kehlani Aqua XL Colour Paint

Another product from this collab that is a must-grab this month is the Aqua XL Colour Paint eyeshadows that glide on effortlessly to bring instant colour intensity while being waterproof and budge-proof. The blendable gel-cream gives you enough control when it comes to your desired finish, which can range from light to high coverage. Oh, and did we mention the bold colour selection that will take your eyeshadow game to a whole new different level? Grab yours for SGD40 each. 

Laneige Anti-Pollution Finishing Pact

The perfect addition to give you full protection all through the day, the Laneige Anti-Pollution Finishing Pact is packaged as a handy compact that you can simply carry around for use anytime, anywhere. The blend of fresh green and white tea calming powder gives a naturally bright and soft touch to the skin tone as it restores the skin barrier and soothes the ski while absorbing excessive oil for a fresh and soft finish.

Laneige Improved Sun Care Line 

The improved Sun Care line features a 6-free formula, keeping your skin free from the 6 harmful additives of mineral oil, animal ingredients, tar colour, talc, triethanolamine, and imidazolidinyl urea. Plus, the new Water Screen technology works as a shield to prevent moisture loss to keep your skin both hydrated and protected from harmful UV rays. 

Chanel Ombre Premiere

Luca Pica's creation for Chanel Beauty are two formulas of eye colours — cream and powder — that aim to highlight a woman's penchant for sophistication and elegance. There are tens of colours to choose from, so you're sure to find one that suits your style.

Missed the one from last month? Find out which products you may have overlooked in this list!