SINGAPORE – Ten finalists of the Miss Universe Singapore 2019 competed neck-and-neck at Zouk on Thursday night (17 October), with beauty pageant regular and model Mohana Prabha emerging as the winner.The short-haired Indian beauty is not unfamiliar with beauty pageants and strutting catwalks. She is a Miss Universe Singapore 2018 Top 5 finalist and entered the competition again this year. She is also a finalist of The New Paper New Face in 2017 and is currently signed on to modelling agency Upfront Models.READ MORE:Meet the finalists of Miss Universe Singapore 2019Pia Wurtzbach walks the NYFW runway for Albert AndradaDesign researcher Zahra Khanum crowned Miss Universe Singapore 2018Miss Universe Singapore 2018 unveils its 15 finalistsThough she did not win last year, Prabha never gave up and instead gave the beauty pageant another shot. With more experience under her belt, she emerged more confident and poised than before, leading her to score the title.She dazzled us in the swimsuit segment, wearing a shimmery and flowy white piece with an orange bathing suit underneath. The look was topped off with glamorous earrings. Later on in the evening wear segment, she wore a one-shouldered red gown that accentuated her tall frame. She is also the tallest girl in the competition.When asked what she would like to advocate if she clinches the title, she said that she would like to champion diversity and reduce carbon footprints. Through her Instagram account, she calls for more attention to global warming.This year saw a change in management, with former 2011 Miss Universe Singapore titleholder, Valerie Lim, being appointed as the National Director. Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach was one of the guest judges, which definitely raised the bars.It was a tough call as hot favourites Cheryl Yao and Bernadette Wu-Ong were leading the crowd with loud cheers and screams.Yao walked away with the second runner-up title while Miss Charm 2019 and Miss Aspirational 2019 titles went to Wu-Ong. Medical graduate and part-time model Laranya Kumar was the first runner-up of the competition.Together with Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe Singapore 2018 winner Zahra Khanum presented and passed on her crown to Prabha.Prabha will represent Singapore on the global stage at the Miss Universe 2019 competition later this year.Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook.
SINGAPORE – If there is anything Singaporeans have in common, it is the love for food and wine (we deserve a treat once in a while). Resorts World Sentosa is bringing The Great Wine & Dine Festival back for the third time this year on 11 & 12 October.
SINGAPORE – We all know that coffee has a variety of benefits when you enjoy it as a beverage. But good news for non-coffee lovers, you can still enjoy the benefits of coffee even if you don’t drink it.
SINGAPORE – Centrepoint’s Videre Eyecare is Singapore’s first optical store that combines eye health, beauty, and cosmetics into a single retail concept. It is also the largest optical store on the Orchard Road shopping belt, spanning 3,411 sq ft.
SINGAPORE – To be held from now to 17 Nov, with close to 100 supporting partners and 51 events over 6 weeks, the Voilah! France Singapore Festival is set to present the best of France-Singapore collaborations in culture, education, science, lifestyle, tourism and sports.
Lots of air-kisses and hand hearts were handed out by singer-songwriter and heartthrob Shawn Mendes at his second gig here in Singapore. He had every tween/teen girl screaming in the house, delivering hit after hit with aplomb, where he performed to a sold-out crowd at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Oct 4.
SINGAPORE – Fan favourites Kenneth Ma, Mandy Wong, Lai Lok-Yi and Rebecca Zhu recently graced the press conference held at Singtel Comcentre on Friday (27 Sep) afternoon to celebrate the launch as well as meet their local fans.
SINGAPORE - Coinciding with the release of its new Autumn 2019 collection, Pandora unveiled its repositioning with an updated logo as part of its efforts to refresh the brand.
SINGAPORE – Italian watch brand Scuderia Ferrari timepieces are inspired by the motorsport. From the detailing to materials to colours used in the designs, they are reminiscent of the racing team.
SINGAPORE – If you are a Japanese beauty junkie, this pop-up store featuring Shiseido’s brands Anessa, Senka and Tsubaki will be your playground.
SINGAPORE - With the revamp of KrisShop.com, the website now sports a clean look with a brand new interface that includes intuitive features for a swift and smooth navigation.
The brand has also parlayed their expertise and constant quest for innovation into two new facial masks and a full skincare range developed through the expertise of its parent company, Shiseido.
The 26-year-old first broke into the scene at the tender age of 19 when he began posting acoustic covers of famous pop songs on YouTube, with his rather unique approach to music - a signature blend of acoustic and electronic.
SINGAPORE – Australian luxury skincare brand Aesop, well-loved for its plant-derived ingredients and meticulous products, has engaged Dutch artist Bart Hess to create an immersive exhibition to illustrate the efficacy of their product favourites on the skin.
Funnymen The Try Guys are bringing their first tour ‘Legends of The Internet’ to Singapore - their only stop in Southeast Asia – and will be performing at The Star Theatre on 28 Sep.
The actor was at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel on Monday (25 Sep) to meet the media and fans and promote his latest drama Hotel del Luna that has received raving support and reviews from K-drama fans alike.
SINGAPORE – Famous cheese tea brand Heytea hailing from China has unveiled its new store at Westgate shopping mall, its latest addition to its ION Orchard and Clarke Quay outlets.
15-year-old Stranger Things actress and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Millie Bobby Brown has partnered with the brand to represent the collection which is about embracing your personality and individualism.
SINGAPORE - Singapore's burgeoning playwriting scene is set to prove naysayers – who claim our theatre scene is lacklustre – wrong. In fact, with the upcoming and highly-anticipated debut play of Singapore’s first professional acting school, it is set to change mindsets alike.
SINGAPORE – American outdoor clothing and gear brand The North Face’s latest store addition is at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, spanning 188m2. Opening from 2 September, it coincides with the launch of the Icon collection.
While out and about at the Formula One races, use these products to soothe your feet, keep your skin hydrated, and restore your complexion after a night of partying.
SINGAPORE – A recent YouGov study revealed that 4 in 10 people get less than 7 hours of sleep regularly. With the lack of sleep linked to issues such as decreased productivity and poor immunity, Ikea decided to empower more Singaporeans to turn their bedrooms into restful havens and get the rest they need.
SINGAPORE – Starbucks At Home has officially landed on our shores. You can now easily recreate your Starbucks favourites in the comfort of your home.