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2 6 . Contributors 2 8 . Editor’s LEttEr 3 0 . PrEsidEnt’s LEttEr 3 2 . FALLinG in LoVE
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Discover accidental fashion icons on the streets of the globe’s fashion hot spots.
By The SarTorialiST
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From the halls of the Forbidden City to bewilderingly beautiful markets, behold the riches of the Chinese capital.
By SuSan Conley
4 0 . dEsiGn In city and in country, brass and copper add luster to every style of decor; also, L.A. decorator Paul Fortune combines Old World classicism with the timeless chic of Hollywood. 4 2 . tECHnoLoGy Architect Alfredo Brillembourg spends half the year in transit, armed with an arsenal of high(and low-) tech essentials. 4 8 . sHoPPinG A former mainstay of international brands, Singapore is now seeing a crop of quality local offerings that make shopping in the Lion City more fun than ever.
By elaine ee
5 6 . JEWELry Bejeweled Indian empresses inspire a trend for royal glamour; also, assuming the forms of the deep, oceanic jewels are in their own league.
Cover: Illustration by Chris Silas Neal
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CloCkwise from left: sCott sChuman/Jed root inC; Courtesy of Jayson home (bowl); Courtesy of tai Ping CarPets; andrew rowat; darren soh
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Ritz-Carlton Magazine - Winter 2013