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October 23, 2021 In Trending

Preparing for Diwali – Light up your Home

Here are a few things to do in preparation of Diwali: Clean the house, decorate, make sweets, light the lanterns and go shopping!

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July 21, 2021 In Trending

Past Perfect Store Open

The Past Perfect Store at Tan Boon Liat Building is open and keeps operating according to the rules set by Singaporean government. Tue - Sun 10.30 - 6pm

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June 7, 2021 In Trending

Pre-Wedding Photography in a Royal Setting

For once our antique store changed into a photo studio for Elaine and Durjay’s pre-wedding photos.

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April 21, 2021 In Trending

Earth Day 2021 – Making Positive Choices

Can antiques be green? With Earth Day in mind we look at some very good reasons for buying a beautiful antique for your home.

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March 7, 2021 In Trending

Original Artwork of Singapore Nature

We are excited to bring you Marijke Böhm’s new series of original artwork of Singapore, available to view and buy in our store.

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February 2, 2021 In Trending

The Spring Festival – New Beginnings

Spring symbolises renewal and positivity. During Chinese New Year, flowers and plants bloom alongside hopes for prosperity, wealth and happiness.

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January 12, 2021 In Antique Furniture

Furniture Trends 2021 – Back to the Classics

Our relationship with our homes changed dramatically in 2020. We look at why antique furniture is more popular than ever.

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December 7, 2020 In Trending

Spreading Christmas Cheer – Christmas Windows

Across the globe Christmas window displays delight and enchant bringing a little bit of much needed Christmas cheer. Here are some favourites.

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June 16, 2020 In Trending

Celebrating Singapore Art – Marijke Böhm

To show our appreciation of Singapore we are hosting an exhibition of Singapore Inspired Art showcasing the artwork of Marijke Böhm.

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April 16, 2020 In Trending

Earth Day 2020 – 50th Anniversary

We look at the growing movement in the world of interiors towards sustainability and the renewed appreciation of antique furniture.

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December 5, 2019 In Trending

Making Christmas Magical

We love to see it each year. From London, Paris, New York and of course Singapore, these creations stir the imagination and create a truly magical Xmas.

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October 19, 2019 In Trending

Good Earth in Singapore – Keeping the Indian Traditions Alive

This is why we adore Good Earth. A company whose ethos reflects our own and whom we admire for their outstanding quality and design.

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August 4, 2019 In Trending

Past Perfect Furniture At Raffles Hotel

No surprise that we are huge fans of Raffles Hotel in Singapore. So, to be involved in the refurbishment of this historic icon was a great honour.

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June 27, 2019 In Trending

Dabbawala – The Tiffin Man

How do you feed a city of 22 million people? Ask the Dabbawalas (tiffin carriers) of Mumbai – they have been doing it for over 125 years.

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June 4, 2019 In Trending

Art with a Purpose – Why Men Love Antique Maps

Men are notoriously difficult to buy for, so with Father’s Day just around the corner we look at why an antique map would be the perfect gift.

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January 24, 2019 In Trending

Chinese New Year – Symbols and Customs

Chinese culture abounds with symbolism and it is never more apparent and relevant than during important festivals like Chinese New Year.

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December 5, 2018 In Trending

Five simple ways to decorate this Christmas

Forget the tinsel this yuletide and try a few of these simple and stylish ideas to get into the festive
spirit and leave more time for merriment.

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November 7, 2018 In Trending

Unlock The Past Perfect Treasure Chest!

And discover what's inside for you and your loved ones this holiday season. Join us in store 24/25 Nov for the Tan Boon Liat Festive Block party.

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September 7, 2018 In Trending

Everything Stops for Tea

So decadent, so civilized, so British! Our appetite for afternoon tea is as strong as ever, but where did it all start?

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May 24, 2018 In Trending

Great Singapore Antiques Hunt

Great Singapore Antiques Hunt is back and you are invited! Search for a great deal in-store for discounts of up to 30%. Visit Us From 1-10 June!

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February 15, 2018 In Trending

The True Meaning behind the Chinese New Year Candy Box

The Candy Box, also known as the ‘Tray of Togetherness’ plays a significant role in the Chinese New Year celebration process.

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January 26, 2018 In Trending

Antiques Trends 2018 : Quirky is Cool!

Antiques Experts gave their opinion on the trends they see gracing the antiques and interior design world this year at the Annual London Art, Antiques & Interiors fair that took place 12-14 January.

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