Layers, textures and muted colours form the foundations of Bora Aksu, the namesake label of its London-based Turkish founder and designer, Bora Aksu. The brand’s collections comprise equal parts romanticism and a refined yet modern aesthetic.
Known for its dreamy gowns, Bora Aksu’s pieces will be sure to please any fashionista. So head down to their newly-opened boutique at Paragon.
For his contributions to the British fashion industry, Bora Aksu has received the royal nod of approval from Queen Elizabeth II.
Emerging fashion brand, Sans & Sans, sets out to rejuvenate oriental fashion by incorporating sensuality and femininity exude elegance through contemporary east meets west aesthetics.
‘Twain shall meet’ the growing needs of modern women of today. For aspiring women to travel in style with the ease of movement in their fine fabric.
Sans & Sans is now open at VivoCity, #02-191.
A contemporary ready-to-wear label for the modern woman; Sans & Sans offers luxury-quality wardrobe essentials made from beautiful fabrics at a disruptive price. Born from a passion for great design and drive to deliver the perfect fit.
Their in-house product team work closely with their teamof seamstresses, pattern cutters and production houses to develop versatile wardrobeessentials designed to last for beyond the season.
Expect to find muted neutrals mixed with black, navy and whit with injection of "seasonal" colours of hazelnut and greenery.
Maryling is an Italian brand that provides premium ready-to-wear collections at accessible price points to accommodate the multi-faceted lifestyle of the modern woman.
Founded in 2010, Maryling pays tribute to modern femininity with elegant, highly covetable collections. Through the pairing of luxurious, high quality fabrics and cutting-edge design technology, Maryling encompasses effortless style for the modern women.
Introducing TFG London at Paragon, a boutique which carries fashion brands Hobbs, Phase Eight, Whistles and Damsel in a Dress, all under one roof.
TFG London is owned by The Foschini Group Limited (TFG), a leading publicly listed South African retail group. TFG first entered the UK market through the acquisition of the premium womenswear brand Phase Eight in January 2015, forming TFG London. Since then premium womenswear brands Whistles, Hobbs, Damsel in a Dress and Studio 8 have been added to the Group, positioning TFG London as the owner of some of the most successful premium and affordable luxury womenswear brands in the UK.
Damsel in a Dress offers directional design for modern, confident women who know exactly what they want to wear.
Hobbs offers understated British style to smart, busy women. Since its launch in London in 1981, Hobbs has grown from a small shoe label to a brand synonymous with the best of British design, with exquisite craftsmanship and pin-sharp attention to detail intrinsic to the Hobbs brand.
Phase Eight is a premium, design-led womenswear brand established in London in 1979, offering contemporary day and occasionwear collections, with a focus on quality fabrics and exclusive designs. Since launching internationally in 2012, the brand has rapidly expanded to include over 200 stores and concessions across 24 countries in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas.
Whistles is a contemporary fashion brand, based in London. A shopping destination for the busy, dynamic woman, Whistles create timeless pieces with an intelligent sense of design. Collections are considered, wearable and yet distinct, with true seven days a week appeal, crafted to fit effortlessly into modern life.
Shang Xia, the celebrated luxury brand backed by Hermès, has arrived in Singapore. Visit Shang Xia at Takashimaya to experience contemporary Chinese design, made with exquisite craftsmanship.
The Shang Xia brand, established jointly by the world famous designer Jiang Qiong Er and France's Hermès Group, celebrates a contemporary fine living lifestyle.
“As above, as below”, the name of Shang Xia is simple but profound. It represents the oriental philosophy pursued by China in its long history, which links tradition and the present, Oriental and West, human and nature — a symmetrical, balanced beauty between seemingly diametric poles.
Shang Xia believes that both time and emotion can be embodied in objects. It has created an artistic ensemble of furniture, homeware, apparel, leather goods, jewelry, accessories, and tea set that is centered on home and represents a perfect melding of tradition with modernity.
Shang Xia expects to bridge the gap between the tangible and the intangible, tradition and present. The brand will continue to use its distinctive combination of contemporary design with exquisite hand craftsmanship, Chinese culture, and the highest quality standards to champion the dazzling grace of everyday modern life.
Carhartt Work In Progress (Carhartt WIP) forms a division of the American brand Carhartt, one of the first companies to pioneer workwear in the USA. Founded in Europe in 1989, 100 years after Hamilton Carhartt established his business in Detroit, Carhartt WIP offers a selection of workwear apparel, tailored for a new audience while still respecting the values of the brand:quality, comfort and durability.
Since the beginning, Carhartt WIP have built a strong, organic relationship with unknown, inspiring, provocative and upcoming figures in music and sport, becoming an iconic and well respected brand in underground scenes, from hip-hop, skate to graffiti.
Japanese streetwear brand Íxi:z, makes a comeback 40 years in the making.
INDIVIDUALLY BASIC – a tagline not seen in Singapore since the early 1980s, where it was closely affiliated with Japanese streetwear brand Íxi: z (pronounced ick-sees). Four decades on, Íxi:z is making an unprecedented comeback with a retail store now open at Mandarin Gallery, and an official launch to be announced in early 2020.
Those who grew up in the 80s will fondly remember Íxi:z as an iconic brand which once encompassed everything from bomber jackets to wallets and pencil cases.Revitalizing a brand and reshaping it for the consumers of today is no small task. But as the saying goes, class never goes out of style, and by keeping the familiar elements of the brand intact, the team behind Íxi:z are confident it will once again capture the imagination of a whole new generation of streetwear enthusiasts. Manufactured in Japan to ensure quality, Íxi:z prides itself on a bold, measured approach to high-end streetwear. Understated, minimalist, and highly individualistic, their core values still fit neatly in today’s world 40 years after their inception.