Insider Roundup: Twitter Introduces 'Fleets' & More

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We hope that things didn’t get too hectic for you this week. Whether or not they did, we’re still delivering some of the hottest news in beauty, fashion and lifestyle that you might have missed while going about your routine. The details of Twitter launching their new feature ‘Fleets’, J.Lo launching her skincare line, the UNIQLO + J Fall/Winter Collection, and more below.

Twitter launches new feature ‘Fleets’

Ever since Twitter’s launch in 2006, it’s been known as the platform meant for random thought dumps that are not longer than 140 — and eventually 280 — characters. Bite-sized content has always been a part of its identity; so imagine the surprise of many users when they launched their new feature Fleets this week. Similar to Facebook and Instagram stories — and, oh, remember Snapchat? — Fleets are meant for content that lasts for only 24 hours. Do you think it’s a yay or a nay?

Jennifer Lopez confirms the launch of her skincare line

J.Lo joins the list of celebrities venturing into the beauty industry with the confirmation of her upcoming skincare line. The namesake label J.Lo Beauty, which is set to hit the shelves 1 January 2021, is said to carry products that follow the artist’s own routine and ‘beauty secrets’. Early access to the brand’s website officially starts 8 December 2020.

UNIQLO + J Fall/Winter Collection drops this week

Jil Sander is back with another collaboration with UNIQLO, this time with the J+ Fall/Winter Collection which becomes available starting today, 20 November 2020. Following the philosophy that clothes should be stylish as well as “long-lasting and durable,” the line features a selection for both men and women that are versatile and finely tailored. The full lineup is available at the Orchard Central Global Flagship Store and online at the UNIQLO website with selected items available at selected stores.

Ange Gardien Paris launches first makeup line for Asian women 

French artisanal perfume and beauty brand Ange Gardien Paris (AGP) has recently launched their cosmetics line specifically formulated for Asian women. The product line was created using AGP’s Thriving Three™ Methodology in which all products are researched and tested to have the best hydrating benefits, skin barrier care, and many other skin-nourishing properties, all while providing flawless coverage, pigment, and other attributes that make them great picks for the Asian skin and complexion. Grab your next makeup faves from their line now with products starting at SGD38.

Sunday Bedding x Esse’s first loungewear capsule collection 

Wouldn’t you just love it if your amazing sheets matched the quality of your sleepwear? Well, look no further than this exciting first collab between Sunday Bedding and Esse, their first-ever loungewear capsule collection. Titled Repose, the collection features fabric offcuts from Sunday Bedding’s signature Bamboo Sateen bed sheets and come in a number of colourways to fit your chosen aesthetic. From 22 November to 31 December, enjoy a 15 per cent discount on this collection on Sunday Bedding's website and a 15 per cent discount for first-time customers on Esse with the code REPOSE15 (discounts are for single use only).

Christmas comes early with Frasers Property’s line of activities 

The holidays may feel a bit different this year, but Frasers Property aims to still ignite the Christmas spirit through their festive activities. We’re talking craft workshops, virtual events, and even SGD500,000 worth of rewards to be enjoyed and won. Of course, what’s Christmas without a little gift-giving? The initiative will also launch a drive to provide meal kits for less fortunate families in partnership with Food Bank Singapore. 

Former 2NE1 member Minzy signs PH management deal

Blackjacks, rejoice! Former 2NE1 member Minzy is officially debuting in the Philippines under Viva Records with a Filipino version of her song Lovely. The song, which she released early this year, will feature a chorus in Filipino in the reprised version — and honestly, we can’t wait! Should we expect a reunion with fellow 2NE1 alum Sandara Park (who, in case you didn't know, have ties with the Philippines too) soon?

(Cover photo from: Brett Jordan via Unsplash)

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