Man at His Best

The May 2016 Issue

Featuring Idris Elba, Sarah Lian, Nobu Matsuhisa and Kim Jones.

BY editors | Apr 25, 2016 | Film & TV

The May 2016 Issue

COVER STORY
Idris Elba

16 moments with this acclaimed actor as he lays down his beliefs, views and thoughts.
By Johnny Davis

FEATURES
May: The force be with you
Some tips to a better living this May.
By Max Olesker and Paul Wilson

Rough Riders
Biking through the winding roads of Lebanon.
By Richard Whitehead

A Woman We Love
Sarah Lian, always on the move.
By Sim Wie Boon

WHAT I'VE LEARNED
Nobu Matsuhisa

On owning a chain of world famous restaurants, his experiences growing up and his overall philosophy.   
Interviewed by Shermian Lim

Ayad Akhtar
On being a Muslim in the US, tolerance and religion.
Interviewed by Mark Warren

MANUAL
Getting that A-list smile; and some yachting skills.

MAN AT HIS BEST (MAHB)
Eric Gill, inventor of the Gill Sans font was quite the weirdo; Top 20 autobiographies you need to read; Some desk lamps to brighten up those late nights in the office; Russell Norman shows us how to work up some asparagus; Three things to know about a LED bulb; Algae, the creator of life; And Tom Barber’s guide to Jamaica.

PHOTO ESSAY
Set in stone
A Malaysian photographer’s journey through the world’s stone industry’s traditional centre, Tivoli in Italy.
By Pein Lee

STYLE
Opening Ceremony
Dressing up for any occasion with the best of our local designer’s latest pieces.

Taking it easy
For this season’s Spring/Summer, we decided to wind things down and hit a relaxing note.

Interview with Kim Jones
An exclusive one-on-one with Louis Vuitton’s Artistic Director, Kim Jones.

Fashion essentials
These ultralight spring jackets are what you need.

WATCHES
Driven by time
Cartier’s latest selections give a nod to the cars from a classic era.

An elegant affair
Part two of our journey through SIHH 2016.

Night moves
Five must have watches for your night time activities.

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