This Week in Luxury: Corey Lee partners Hyundai to open restaurant in Singapore, H. Moser & Cie.‘s Green Dragon returns, S by Salanitro introduces diamond-set switches to the world, and more

In our weekly series, we bring you the latest in luxury news around the world. This week’s highlights: Mirarri’s first yacht will be launched in 2025, MCM unveils a limited-edition Be@rbrick set and The New York Watch Auction: X features an extraordinary selection

Corey Lee, a three Michelin-starred chef from San Francisco. Photo by Robert Beck

Chef Corey Lee partners Hyundai to open a new restaurant in Singapore

Here’s another cool, new spot to add to your restaurant hit list. Na Oh, which translates to ‘moving from inside out’ in Korean, will be a cultural destination for hansik cuisine, craft and design. Set to open this June at the Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Centre Singapore, the restaurant will be led by San Francisco-based three Michelin-starred chef, Corey Lee (Benu and San Ho Won), marking his first project in Southeast Asia. Na Oh will also be the catalyst for the centre’s two-storey vertical smart farm, the world’s first robotics smart farm that will be open to all visitors.

Na Oh 

The Blue Rain. Photo by S by Salanitro

The world’s first collection of diamond-set electrical switches

It’s an electrifying idea, setting switches with diamonds and gemstones and turning them into works of art. Created for the wealthy who care about a house that looks good, the collection is the work of S by Salanitro and Pirker Electricité, two Geneva-established brands that redefine everyday objects with elegant sophistication. It is made entirely in Switzerland, with seven models (CHF 7,000 to CHF 70,000) currently available. Each switch combines bold innovation with centuries-old craftsmanship, and can be personalised to complement the style of any space.

S by Salanitro

This Timur Bozca-designed yacht will be launched in 2025

Enata Marine, the shipyard behind the world’s first flying yacht, is now constructing the first yacht for Mirarri, a new luxury yacht brand by Rashed Al Shaali. Designed by the award-winning Timur Bozca, the 16.7-metre vessel will incorporate will be the epitome of elegance and innovation, with carbon fibre, Kevlar and titanium for lightness and Enata’s proprietary ‘Wingman’ system for remote control of various parts of the yacht. Other cool features include a dynamic glass dome that will bathe the interior in natural light, and a bespoke BBQ and bar for al fresco dining with a view. The first Mirarri yacht is expected to be ready in 2025.

H. Moser & Cie.‘s Streamliner Centre Seconds Matrix Green, also available in ‘Purple Haze’. Photo by H. Moser & Cie.

The return of the dragon

H. Moser & Cie.‘s Streamliner Centre Seconds Matrix Green, known as the ‘Green Dragon’, is making a comeback. Since its release in 2020, it’s earned praises far and wide, quickly becoming an iconic piece before going on a break to further develop its aesthetic and technical features. Thankfully, that’s over, and the Green Dragon is back with a new self-winding calibre HMC 201 and updates, such as a wider opening for the gear train and winding system to be viewed, and a bevelled rotor that still promises a power reserve of three days. It also comes with a brand-new ‘Purple Haze’ colourway that’s equally striking. Yours for CHF 21,900.

H. Moser & Cie.

The complete MCM x Be@rbrick set. Photo by MCM

MCM unveils a limited-edition Be@rbrick set

Attention, all Be@rbrick collectors: MCM is back again with another collab to collect. A playful nod to the beloved heritage mascot, the Berlin Bear, is the MCM x Be@rbrick figurine, a fresh take on MCM’s German heritage. Standing tall in glossy ‘matte black’, with Visetos monogram printed all over, the collectible comes as a set of two (one large, one small) in a box with a matching colour scheme. Find it online and at all MCM boutiques. Yours for S$410.


A Charles Frodsham clock watch. Photo By Phillips

The New York Watch Auction: X features an extraordinary selection

Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo has The New York Watch Auction: X coming up this 8 to 9 June 2024, with a viewing from 5 to 7 June. Held at 432 Park Avenue, New York, the auction will showcase a selection of 150 timepieces, including wristwatches, pocket watches and clocks from Swiss, British, German and Japanese makers. Look forward to unique museum-quality Cartier clocks, a Patek Philippe pocket chronometer commissioned by Henry Graves Jr, and a monumental Charles Frodsham clock watch. More information here.


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Featured image by Robert Beck