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Slow & Steady Wins the Race

This year, ViTRINE will run a campaign to encourage its readers to try taking a slower pace of living via its Instagram account. During the course of the year, 100 ways to escape the fast paced madness of the 21st century will be shared with its readers via photos posted on Instagram. We invite our followers to share your way of taking it slow, with us by hash-tagging their post with #100WaysSlowLiving2015 and #72Smalldive. Each month the most inspiring tip will be selected and included in our list of 100 slow living tip for 2015, and the contributor will be awarded a 72 Smalldive €50 online shopping voucher, valid for any online purchase via 72 Smalldive webstore.

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Issue 01 Vol 7 January 2015

With the passing of the longest night in 2014, looking forward to all things bright and positive for the new year holds a special meaning...especially when the United Nations (UN) General Assembly has proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light.

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Light Years

Courtesy of: International Year of Light Blog "An International Year of Light is a tremendous opportunity to ensure that international policymakers and stakeholders are made aware of the problem-solving potential of light technology. We now have a unique opportunity to raise global awareness of this." John Dudley, Chairman of the IYL 2015 Steering Committee On 20 December 2013, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015). This International Year has been the initiative of a large consortium of scientific bodies together with UNESCO, and will bring together many different stakeholders including scientific societies and unions, educational institutions, technology platforms, non-profit organizations and private sector partners. In proclaiming an...

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This is Home Afterall...

  It is often easy to take for granted things we have readily at hand. Singapore is the country of our creative director's origin and it holds a special place in his and the label's hearts. Although Singapore is a small city state, the country's progress and achievement are notable and yet immeasurable. At the mention of Singapore, many would immediately associate the name with the nation's sky scrapper skyline, futuristic gardens, and economic progress. Little mentioned is the pool of creative talents in the fashion industry. As citizens would easily take for granted the wealth of privileges that come with a Singapore birthright, it is also easy to take for the nation to take for granted the enrichment of the its social fabric that...

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Issue 07 Volume 6

  As this issue is published online, many of us might have already left for our summer vacation. Wherever you are, we wish you a safe and pleasant journey. For those who have decided to 'stay home' to avoid this peak holiday season, inviting friends who are also in town, to your home for a casual meal may be a great way to spend the long summer days. ViTRINE's Dining and Living has a couple of healthy light rice salad dishes that you may consider serving. If the idea of spending time with friends puts a smile on your face, it should not be a surprise. Gracious Living explains the inverse relationship between extrinsic pleasure and happiness and how loving people rather than things could be a...

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