The Gentlemen’s Soirée in Support of Movember Foundation


Move over November, Movember is here. Luxury lifestyle marketing agency, Vanilla Luxury will be showing support for Movember with the debut of The Gentlemen’s Soirée. This 1-day event features everything that defines a true gentleman. The Gentlemen’s Soirée is on 28th November (Saturday) at restaurant and bar, CATO.

Are you or know someone who appreciates fashion, art, whisky, sports and all things that define the traditions of a gentleman? Then this event is just for you. This November, we call on all gentlemen to do their part to raise awareness of men’s health, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health through The Gentlemen’s Soirée. Shop from labels featuring a range of products including fashion, accessories, and wellness from brands  such as Daniel Wellington, Gnome & Bow, KatFood, Picchio, Sic Maui, Stringwares, The Bespoke Club and Urban Homme and more listed on 10% of brands’ participation fee goes to the Movember Foundation. Want to show your support as a customer? Come by CATO for a day of wine and dine, a dollar of each drink purchased will go towards the cause.

Ladies, this event is for you as well! This event may surprise you with the wide variety of unique items available and will quite possibly reveal something unexpected for that special someone in your life. To add some fun, we are asking women to put their money on auctioning off a date with a mystery celebrity. All proceeds from the auction goes to Movember.

About the brands:

Daniel Wellington

Established in 2011, Daniel Wellington has become one of the most beloved watch brands in the industry. The preppy timepieces are the brainchild of founder, Filip Tysander, who was inspired by an Englishman who loved to wear his vintage watches on old weathered NATO straps. Daniel Wellington is currently stocked at

Gnome & Bow

Gnome & Bow was founded on that very notion that bags can go beyond functionality to become a new medium for storytelling, evoking the same emotions as our favorite stories. The Gnome represents that element of fantasy while the Bow symbolises the mark of class. Together, the harmony of these elements guides us in our design philosophy. Their collection of bags, wallets and small leather accessories are designed to be the perfect companion for the discerning individual.


Katfood firmly believes in only putting on our skin what we feel safe putting in our mouths. Katfood committed to providing a SAFE alternative to big brand chemical beauty products that WORKS.

The Bespoke Club

The Bespoke Club is the new tailoring home for both men & ladies with traditional stitching values at its core, it is a modern tailoring house inspired by an appreciation for true craftsmanship and superior customer service.


Picchio is unique collection, based on principle of lightness, high quality, hand-made and green economy. Its symbol is the Woodpecker, bird capable of drilling a tree and the name the founder’s grandfather called him by.

Sic Maui

SIC boards are inspired naturally by elite racing, but also from a lifetime of lessons learned. These lessons have led to a reputation for some of the fastest, smoothest gliding, most maneuverable boards in the world. SIC is also seen as an innovator whether it is in composite or hollow construction, its Active Steering System and its futuristic Standamaran™


Curated and handcrafted, driven by spontaneity, inspired by endless possibilities. The beauty of semi-precious stones and crystals are enviable creations of Mother Nature. No artificial treatment or processes, these little creations are used to craft their bracelets. They are very particular and hard on using the genuine stuff, and believe that honesty is the best policy. 

Urban Homme

Developed to cater to the unique skincare and body sculpting needs of today's men, Urban Homme offers a comprehensive yet non-confusing selection of grooming solutions for skin and body using the latest clinically-proven aesthetic technologies to give you the results you want. Signature therapies include: Abdominal Sculpting, Beer Belly Trimming, Diamond Microdermabrasion for rejuvenation and Oxy3 Facial Therapy.


About Movember:

The Movember Foundation is a global men’s health charity committed to changing the face of men’s health. With an official presence in 21 countries, the Movember Foundation is committed to driving significant improvements for the prioritised men’s health issues – prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. It encourages men to grow a Mo (slang for moustache) for the whole of November and effectively become walking and talking billboards for commonly unspoken men’s health issues including prostate cancer and depression.


About CATO:

CATO is a new restaurant and bar that takes up residence at 237 South Bridge Road, offering modern Asian cuisine. With a holistic range of over 60 small batched craft beers and spirits from around the world, CATO presents a celebration of culture.

CATO merges an old-world rustic charm with rough and industrial décor. The double storey conservation building retains its historic cultural allure as distressed steel, dark stained wood and rough-hewn brick walls accent it. The 6,000 square foot venue builds on the energy of its precinct, shining through large windows framing iconic Chinatown as its backdrop.

Contributor: Amanda Ng

Amanda is a foodie at heart and loves anything related to food, from cooking up a storm for friends and family to having a feast. Aside for being a food lover, she loves developing event concepts and finds it rather inspiring.