When time is money Luxury watches that keep their worth!

Is an expensive designer watch at the top of your shopping list? Buy a timepiece that will keep both time and value intact!

Is an expensive designer watch at the top of your shopping list this Chinese New Year? Or are you just in the mood to treat yourself with a luxurious Swiss wrist-watch this bonus season? After all, you probably deserve it after a hard-working year! A luxury watch can cost a small fortune, so when planning to part with cash you need to ask yourselves – is it worth it? Unless you are David Beckham or have …[Read more]

Retro Singapore – A guide for vintage hunters

An old school typewriter for sale at Tong Mern Sern Antiques

Don’t you just love vintage shops? They all seem to have their own little personalities that spring to life with the history behind people’s treasured belongings. The mixture of perfumed scents, sixties incense and leathery goods waft towards you the minute you enter and a myriad of colours greets your searching eyes. Perusing shelf upon shelf, rack upon rack in a second-hand shop is a true adventure; knowing that you will exit your favourite little …[Read more]

People: Shikha Lamba, the jewellery transformer!

Jewellery resetting, revamping

Secondsguru.com is all about recyling, upcyling and reducing waste. Given this, we simply dig people who contribute towards this effort. Our featured guest blogger, Shikha.S.Lamba is one such person.  Shikha is an entrepreneur, a mother, a jewellery designer and above all a transformer of old jewellery which often languishes in peoples cupboards. So if you have gemstones or baubles or just pieces of jewellery you do not know what to do with, reach out to her and she will spin her …[Read more]

When older is better! Christmas gifts ideas that celebrate the test of time

Christmas gift for your friends - vintage movie posters. You can't go wrong with an Audrey Hepburn poster!

At Secondsguru, we have a soft spot for all things old, so here are some Christmas gift ideas , this season of giving, all carrying a whiff of romance from the past! Retro Casio watch We all have friends still pretending it’s the 80s – unwilling to stop playing The Police, dressing up to insane lengths at costume parties, insisting on sitting through Back To The Future reruns – this is the cheapest and awesome-est gift …[Read more]