The surreality of David Lynch’s 2002 short horror lm, Rabbits, informs the season’s suiting and louche loungewear.
Fairmont Singapore’s newly revamped Presidential Suite measures 190 sq m – three quarters the size of a tennis court.
On Etienne: Balenciaga Wool knit cardigan jacket; Versace Wool knit sweater; Louis Vuitton Wool pants.
On Rabbit: Gucci Wool jacket, silk shirt, wool pants; Hermès Silk tie; Givenchy Leather lace-up shoes.
The Presidential Suite is fitted with a sleek “Maxi Bar” and an eco-friendly Swisspro water dispenser for hot, cold and sparkling water.
On Etienne: Paul Smith Wool jacket, wool knit sweater, wool pants; Emporio Armani Velvet loafers.
On Rabbit: Paul Smith Wool jacket, cotton shirt, wool pants; Hermès Silk tie.
Immaculate leather bedrests, workpads, and bespoke furniture bring to mind a well-tailored suit and Maserati cars.
On Etienne: Gucci Wool knit sweater; Louis Vuitton Wool-blend pants.
On Rabbit: Dior Men Wool-blend jacket with attached vest, wool-blend pants.
A dedicated 24-hour personal butler, as well as express laundry and pressing service, come with the room – so do an airport limousine transfer and city pick-up and drop-off.
On Etienne: ISSEY MIYAKE MEN Wool knit sweater, wool and polyester pants.
On Rabbit: Emporio Armani Wool jacket, cotton shirt, wool pants, silk tie.
Guests of the Presidential Suite enjoy exclusive access to the Fairmont Gold Lounge, alongside a range of business facilities.
On Etienne: Fendi Polyester-blend jacket, cashmere turtleneck sweater, polyester pants.
On Rabbit: Hermès Wool jacket, cotton shirt, wool pants, silk tie.
Personalisation starts from a bathrobe down to in-room minibar and snacks. Complimentary babysitting and personal shopping services are also available.
On Etienne: Coach 1941 Polyester jacket; Bottega Veneta Cotton jacket, cotton jogger pants.
On Rabbit: Dior Men Wool jacket, cotton shirt, wool pants; Hermès Silk tie.
Daily personal training and a complimentary one-hour wellness treatment are available. Priority dining at the suite includes a 24-hour breakfast.
On Etienne: Ermenegildo Zegna XXX Wool jacket, cotton-blend shirt, cashmere-blend turtleneck sweater, wool pants.
On Rabbit: Prada Wool jacket, cotton shirt, wool pants, silk tie.
The spacious living area of the suite includes two plush sofas while the grand bathroom has a bathtub and a rain shower.
On Etienne: Givenchy Cotton jacket, polyester pants; Louis Vuitton Suede and canvas sneakers.
On Rabbit: HUGO Wool jacket, cotton shirt, wool pants; Hermès Wool knit tie; Givenchy Leather lace-up shoes.
Photography Cher Him
Videography Izzraimy/Island Boys Collective
Styling Wilson Lim
Photography assistant Zhan Hong
Styling assistant Jessica Khor
Grooming Leny Fu / PaletteInc using Hera & Revlon Professional
Model Etienne / Mannequin
Location Fairmont Singapore
This story first appeared in the November ’19 issue of Men’s Folio.