HOTEL VAGABOND SINGAPORE

WEAR WE WENT MAKES ITS WAY to SOUTHEAST ASIA’S LION CITY FOR AN EDITORIAL AT HOTEL VAGABOND- A LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN THE cosmopolitan oasis OF SINGAPORE. WITH INSPIRING AND THOUGHT PROVOKING ART COVERING EVERY INCH OF THE HOTEL, YOU CAN’T HELP BUT FEEL TRANSPORTED into a modern day parisian salon.

WHEN: January 2016

WHERE: Hotel Vagabond, 39 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore

WEAR: Her| Asos Dress, Stones That Rock Bracelet

Hotel Vagabond is one of a kind. The art-deco inspired boutique hotel, designed by French artist Jacques Garcia, is nestled steps from the cultural and vibrant area of Little India and Kampong Glam in Singapore. The newly opened luxury hotel oozes art from the floors to the ceilings. Solid brass rhinos, life-sized elephant sculptures and an impressive brass monkey by French artist and sculptor Franck Le Ray form the centerpiece of the Vagabond Salon and Bar. Every piece of art found in the hotel is personally sourced and commissioned by owner of Hotel, Satinder Garcha. The Artist in Residence Programme at Hotel Vagabond, where artists can apply for residencies of up to three months while working on their craft, is another reason why the boutique hotel is admirable in their dedication to bringing more culture and art to the Little Red Dot. If you’re looking for a unique getaway in the hustle and bustle of Little India- Look no further.

Photography: Natasha Shuttleworth

STAY: 42 rooms

FEEL: Sultry, Mysterious, Glamorous  

DINE: 5th Quarter

WALK: Short distance to historic districts of Little India and Kampong Glam

VIEW: Surrounding Little India neighbourhood

SWIM: No

WIFI: Yes

GYM: No

QUIRK: The solid brass Rhino sculpture, which also doubles as the hotel’s reception desk, took eight months to create across 15 villages in Rajasthan. The family who made it has been making armoury for the Rajasthani royal families in India for generations.

SEASON: Year Round

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