Watch: T Dialogues 2018

Part of the prestigious New York Times network of websites around the globe, and curated in tandem with a respected print platform, real-time social updates, on-ground events and strategic partnerships with high-powered influencers and brands, T: The New York Times Style Magazine Singapore was launched in March 2017 and positions itself at the forefront of what is current, shedding light on popular culture and offering new and interesting ways to perceive.

Last week, we celebrated the first year of the publication with T Dialogues, a series of panel discussions with industry thought leaders to highlight the luxury market's key themes, trends and current practices. With a carefully-curated list of topics and speakers, the event was created as a forum of discussion for leaders and influencers in the luxury industry to debate and divulge the priorities and developments from the local and regional point of view.

THE EVOLVING STANDARDS OF LUXURY TRAVEL 

Moderated by Caroline Suganda, Executive Editor 

In today’s travel trends, the need for unique and bespoke experiences is not an option anymore. How can the industry players go above and beyond to meet these demands and make every trip the most unforgettable one?

Speakers: 
Amy Yang

Director of Marketing & Communications, VistaJet

Ivan Breiter
Director, Switzerland Tourism Board

Mark Wong
Vice President, Small Luxury Hotels of the World

DEVELOPING THE NEW LANGUAGE OF LUXURY

Moderated by Renée Batchelor, Senior Features and Beauty Editor

How do you engage with the younger generation of consumers? Brands are now faced with the need to develop a new language of luxury to speak to this group of millennials who have high-spending power. 

Speakers: 
Jozette Ho

Managing Director, Surrender

Leaf Greener
Fashion Stylist and Fashion Reporter

Tjin Lee
Managing Director, Mercury Marketing & Communications

 

RETAIL IN THE AGE OF SMARTPHONES

Moderated by Patrick Chew, Digital Editor 

Technology has drastically changed the way people shop — everything can now be purchased on the go, via our smartphones. What will the future of retail hold? Will online shopping replace brick and mortar? Is it possible for both to co-exist?

Speakers: 
Aimee Bennett

Executive Director of Retail Marketing, Marina Bay Sands

Tao Liang
Fashion Blogger, “Mr.Bags”

Raena Lim
Co Founder and COO, StyleTheory