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Bouchero's Reflet collection features an invisible clasp — patented in 1944 — for customers to change the straps according to occasion and mood. It has 70 different Reflet straps — in both leather and fabrics — to choose from. Photo: Boucheron
Customisation has become par for the course, and smartwatch-makers such as Apple have taken to the trend. Photo: Apple
Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer has upped the ante with its Connected Watch Modular 45. Customers can select the strap, lugs, and case before making a purchase. Photo: Tag Heuer
Blancpain introduced the Villeret Quantième à Phase de Lune watch for women this year. Equipped with catches at the back of the leather strap. It requires a simple press of the catch to swop the strap out. Customers can opt to purchase a set of five interchangeable straps in different colours and materials. Photo: Blancpain
Some Hublot collections feature the One Click strap, with a button between the lugs. Depressing it unlocks the strap and the new one is attached in, literally, one click. Photo: Hublot

Time for a new look

April 28
SINGAPORE — Women have traditionally considered watches as functional timekeeping instruments. To change this...
Gallery: Time for a new look

Time for a new look

April 28

SINGAPORE — Women have traditionally considered watches as functional timekeeping instruments. To change this perception, luxury timepiece brands started to introduce the...

Gallery: Beauty intel: Cherub Rubs, RMK

Beauty intel: Cherub Rubs, RMK

April 28

SKIN-FRIENDLY COMPANIONS. Check out Australian-made brand Cherub Rubs for its organic body care range. Suitable for both adults and babies, the certified toxic-free range...

Gallery: Stylescoop: NET-A-PORTER, Chloe

Stylescoop: NET-A-PORTER, Chloe

April 28

FRINGE BENEFITS. Add a spring to your step with the new Net-A-Porter x Aquazzura x Johanna Ortiz Capsule Shoe Collection. The collection comprises four designs in flat and...

HaiDiLao may have more than 250 outlets worldwide this year

HaiDiLao may have more than 250...

April 27

BEIJING — Sichuan HaiDiLao Catering, the Chinese spicy soup chain that offers free massages and manicures to awaiting customers, may open 80 outlets this year as it expands abroad.

Gallery: Go green Down Under

Go green Down Under

April 27

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Australia is a popular holiday destination for Singaporeans, thanks to its close proximity to the Little Red Dot.