Editor’s Picks

When in Bath: Crumpet vs. scone

When in Bath: Crumpet vs. scone

Posted by MJC. Filed under Editor's Picks

In some of the Victorian era novels I read, I would always come across a snack called crumpets, and I assumed they were just like scones, since they were taken with tea as well. I rarely saw crumpets on the menu in the city, but on a trip to Bath, my friend Alex treated me to brunch at The Grand Pump Room – with the restaurant’s Austen-esque, old-world vibe, what... Read More

When in London: Matisse Sunday lates at The Tate Modern

When in London: Matisse Sunday lates at The Tate Modern

Posted by MJC. Filed under Editor's Picks

The name Matisse needs no introduction in the art world. A leading figure in modern art, Henri Matisse was famous for paintings such as The Yellow Curtain, Still Life With Geraniums and La Danse. If you happen to be in London, don’t miss the ongoing Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition at the Tate Modern, which explores the artist’s final chapter in his career. In the early 40s, ill health prevented the... Read More

When in London: Serpentine Pavilion 2014 by Smiljan Radić

When in London: Serpentine Pavilion 2014 by Smiljan Radić

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In case you happen to take a stroll around Kensington Gardens in London, you’ll notice that an alien-looking ship has somehow landed on Serpentine’s lawn. The bulbous-looking structure, however, was conceptualized by non other than Chilean architect Smiljan Radić, the least-known among other global designers who have been invited for the past 14 years for this experimental annual commission. Raised up from the ground over a series of rugged quarry... Read More

Writing in style

Writing in style

Posted by MJC. Filed under Editor's Picks

Call me old-fashioned, but there are still some things I prefer to do by hand (despite my terrible handwriting) – jottting down appointments, thank you notes, to-do lists and so forth. I usually get my stash from the usual brands (Crane & Co.), places from random trips like museum shops and from friends who recently got into the paper business (Whisk Designs and Isabel Gatuslao). I’ve been a fan of Garance... Read More

Pick of the week: Ray-Ban Clubmaster Flash Lens

Pick of the week: Ray-Ban Clubmaster Flash Lens

Posted by MJC. Filed under Editor's Picks, Style

If you’re looking to invest in a new accessory this Summer, look no further than the one trend we can’t seem to get enough of – statement sunglasses. A good pair of sunnies has always been a basic wardrobe essential but from what I can tell, there is definitely nothing basic about the eye candy available in stores of late. The perfect way to elevate your most basic, off-duty attire, novelty... Read More