They are delighted to open their brand-new design studio at Takashimaya to the community, ushering in a rebranding of a label that will allow them to focus on the creation of lifestyle goods and homeware, as well as their signature ready-to-wear collection.
Beyond The Vines is a design studio based in Singapore. Their design philosophy has always been about duality – create boldly, design simply. The core of their inspiration comes from keeping with the pulse of contemporary culture and the natural atmosphere, to find strength where differences exist. Beyond The Vines puts forth a way of life that celebrates possibility.
Aurahera at Millenia Walk is a contemporary fashion label for the new woman. It pride itself on the creation of a wide range of feminine collections - from emphasis on structured and timeless silhouettes, to bold prints and luxurious sophisticated pieces.
Not just an ordinary fashion label, the DNA of the AURAHERA brand is a women’s powerhouse - every little piece of work that they do, they want to lift women up. Not overlooking any single aspect, including their brand label tag (which is widely forgotten); their brand label tag is designed to inspire, and also reflects their commitment to sustainability as it can be re-used as a bookmark.
Introducing you to the newly-refurbished Actually; a multi-label fashion and lifestyle boutique for the fun and quirky located at Orchard Gateway.
The store offers a wide and interesting range of merchandise for your daily leisure needs.
Besides the addition of new brands like Kodak Apparel and soulland, they've also reintroduced a wider selection of colours for KEEN Footwear's UNEEK sandals, not forgetting an entitre specially dedicated to FREITAG for the F-ans.
This also calls for the return of the Kånken bags, inclusive of this year's limited edition Kånken Art launch with Swedish illustrator Moa Hoff, strictly exclusive in-store to Actually.
Putting more emphasis on self-care and wellness this year, they are also in the process of growing their lifestyle corner with products that are functional yet pleasing to the eye – more to follow up with in upcoming months!
Since 1976, Jacadi has crafted collections that reimagine the timeless heritage of French fashion for children. As a contemporary brand with classic roots, Jacadi creates clothes, accessories, shoes, and nursery items that celebrate the magic and whimsy of childhood.
Designed for special milestones and everyday moments alike, their collections are for boys and girls ages 0-12 years. At the core of their brand, they believe in supporting the development and wellbeing of children everywhere. "Reinventing and passing on the best of childhood."
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.
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.
AKINN is a fashion label that takes inspiration from the stories of individuals and the industry at large with every collection. By combining exceptional craftsmanship, timeless design, and inspiring stories, AKINN aims to cultivate responsible consumption with apparels to go beyond trends or seasons.
Looking ahead, their vision is to build a collaborative design platform that goes beyond fashion. They hope to bring together Singapore-based creatives and craftsmen from other design disciplines to co-create exquisite pieces that befit the sophisticated tastes of design-savvy individuals.
AKINN is the brainchild of Wykidd Song, a renowned Singapore designer most known for co-founding fashion label Song+Kelly, the first Singapore RTW brand sold internationally (Harrods, Selfridges, Barneys New York, and more). Wykidd’s impressive portfolio includes menswear design, as well as successful roles as design director for various brands across the region.
Our Second Nature is a clothing brand that focuses on comfortable, everyday wear. As part of each collection, they work with an in-house designer to create a unique print that sets the tone for the collection. Through each print, they wish to convey an unspoken energy, inspired by the highs and lows of everyday life.
They believe that clothes are personal and transformative, and this is what they design their collections around. Their inspiration comes from the sum of all the things they like, and all other things intangible such as slow walks in the park, the smell of fresh linen and more.
Since its inception in 1989, DKNY has been synonymous with New York, inspired by the energy and attitude of the city. Drawing on designer Donna Karan's original principle of designing for the woman who never knew where the day would take her, DKNY has transformed into a global lifestyle powerhouse: the dynamic wardrobe of everything you need to live a New York life—wherever that may be.
More than 30 years later, Donna Karan is one of the most iconic names in American fashion. Her iconic silhouettes and innovative system of dressing remain as relevant as ever, now reimagined in a modern-day Donna Karan New York and the next-generation counterpart, DKNY. Caviar and pizza. Black car and taxi. The skyline and the street. Together, Donna Karan New York and DKNY are the two sides of the city that inspires everything they do.
A family business founded nearly a century ago in Malaga, Spain, the Mayoral kids' collection brings fresh thinking to children's fashion, season after season. A combination of quality fabrics, playful prints and timeless designs is brought together to offer a level of European charm across its casual and special occasion range for girls and boys from birth up to 9 years of age. Mayoral offers a wide range of perfect presents for babies and older kids.
Mayoral is a leader in the Children's Fashion sector in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the main specialised groups in Europe. The group is made up of more than a dozen entities dedicated to the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of children's fashion in more than 75 countries. This is further achieved through a network of 14 commercial companies abroad, 200 commercial agents, 210 Mayoral stores and more than 10,000 customers worldwide.
Founded in Bangkok by two sisters, innit brings imaginative and versatile designs in its signature pleats and curls. Shop their latest apparel designs at their newest branch in Singapore at Takshimaya Shopping Centre.
Having the modern woman in mind, each piece is created to be worn in at least 2 different ways. innit pieces are also handmade, heart-made in Thailand and aims to provide marginalised women in Thailand with work opportunities.
Understanding that every woman has a different body type and style, innit emphasises on producing efficient and versatile pieces for every woman - creating timeless outfits for any occasion while keeping innit's distinct and romantic style. Focusing on workmanship and quality, every piece from innit is crafted in-house to create the best possible version of innit designs for you.
For over 100 years, French brand Petit Bateau has favoured comfort, quality and style above all when it comes to making clothes for babies and children. Using only the highest quality cotton that contains no allergic substances, the brand continues to be a firm favourite amongst the discerning.
Petit Bateau has been an iconic French children’s brand since 1893.
The firm favourite for lovers of good quality cotton from 0 to 1,000 months, comfortable fabrics, classic underwear and simple t-shirts have become the benchmark of this multi-generational brand for babies, children, men and women around the world. Beautiful materials and impeccable cuts last season after season and accompany us through life from childhood to adulthood.
Chateau de Sable has 15 stores in 5 countries (Asia, UEA and Europe) and you can find their newest store at Great World City.
Château de Sable comes from their French designer, Stéphanie Lemaire’s spirit. Coming from a family working in the textile industry, design and creation were soon running in her blood.
She wanted to create a collection representing both childhood innocence and joy and named her brand perfectly as “Château de Sable” which translate to sandcastle, the preferred activity of children along the beaches.
Their designs are driven and inspired by the belief that “children should look like children”. The innocence and the vitality of children at play is their inspiration and they are committed to design healthy and comfy garments.
Santa Maria Novella is now open in Singapore, bringing their trusted products to this sunny island. Visit Colony Clothing in UE Square to experience the beauty of the Santa Maria Novella store-within-a-store yourself.
Santa Maria Novella is one of the oldest pharmacies in the world. Founded by Dominican friars in 1221, the year of their arrival in Florence, the pharmacy used medicinal herbs grown in the monastic gardens to make medications, balms and pomades for the monks’ infirmary.
Santa Maria Novella products, including colognes, soaps, bath and body products, ancient preparations are still hand made on site in Florence, according to age-old recipes and artisans methods.
Jacadi has 270 boutiques across 39 countries in the most beautiful cities in the world, as well as a thriving e-commerce presence.
Shoppers can browse timelessly-elegant collections of baby, toddler and kids clothes, shoes and accessories that Jacadi designed for children of all ages at their soon-to-be-open boutique in Paragon.
Since 1976, Jacadi Paris has crafted collections that reimagine the timeless heritage of French fashion for children.
As a contemporary brand with classic roots, Jacadi creates clothes, accessories, shoes, and nursery items that celebrate the magic and whimsy of childhood. Designed for special milestones and everyday moments alike, their collections are for boys and girls ages 0 to 12 years.
Local designer Sunny Ang had dressed international celebrities like Lin-Chiling, Jolin Tsai, Sandy Lam and local artistes like Zoe Tay, Michelle Saram and Fann Wong etc. Visit his newly-relocated boutique, Jacob by Sunny Ang and update your wardrobe with one of his unique pieces.
This boutique in Orchard Central not only features modern, chic ready-to-wear to sexy cocktail dresses, but at the same time Sunny Ang’s made-to-order dresses too.
Committed in developing trendy apparels at an affordable price for the budding fashionistas, FOX Kids & Baby puts the fun in functional, combining both style and comfort that is ideal for everyday wear.
Introduced to Singapore in 2004, FOX Kids & Baby is one of the 12 brands managed under Wing Tai Retail.
Assemble - The Gentleman's Collective is a men’s cave dedicated for the gents. Their Scandinavian-style store, which supports and carries mostly local brands, is designed to be suited for all of a gentleman's fashion and lifestyle needs.
No matter the age or profession, this cozy new space on level 4 of Orchard Central has the ultimate retail experience just for you. Shop from eyewear, leather shoes, accessories, casual wear and more! Get your tailored outfits done in a fashion like no other, chill with them, mingle and have a hand at their old school arcade games.
Chinese fashion brand Urban Revivo (UR) has opened its first international store, at Singapore’s Raffles City Shopping Centre.
UR founded in 2006, is now spreading hundreds of stores in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and other cities in China. UR upholds the concept of “Incite, Inspire, Intermesh, Play Fashion” and changes the thinking mode of traditional fast fashion to position itself as “light luxurious fast fashion”.
UR has the ability to create the forefront fashion designs and achieve the perfect balance between quality and value, so its consumers can enjoy amusing shopping experiences.
UR is also the creator of value and fashion industry and its brand concept of “PLAY FASHION” indicates that UR is devoted to share its new ideas of interesting and updated fashion with consumers, so everyone will create his/her own fashion style.
Jack Wills, for more than 16 years, has brought British heritage-inspired wares of the highest quality to the wardrobes of a spirited and inspired youth, epitomising what it is to be British, irreverent and carefree. Their second store in Singapore is now at Ngee Ann City.
A British fashion and lifestyle brand that creates premium clothing and accessories for people who appreciate design, quality & attention to detail; Jack Wills is known for heritage-inspired classics with a contemporary twist and is proud to fly the flag for Britain around the world, whether through a collaboration with a Yorkshire mill, the Jack Wills Seasonnaires’ summer in America or taking their Landy to events in Hong Kong. Authenticity, honesty and irreverence are just three of the qualities woven into the ‘Fabric of Jack’ and this company-ethos has stood fast for 17 years.
Peter Williams and Robert Shaw founded the brand in 1999. Williams was 23 when the first store opened at 22 Fore Street, Salcombe and it was created with £40,000 – the founders slept above the shop. The brand was named after one of the co-founders' grandparents.
A world of biro curated living. Shouten is the brain child of the creators behind menswear label, biro. A concept space rather than flagship store, this cosy nook is built solely on naturally produced indigo coated wood from Tokushima, Japan. It is a layout to reflect the biro aesthetic and its original brand philosophy.
At biro, you would find apparel handcrafted with a 5000 year old authentic traditional natural dying technique that is almost extinct. They chose to use 100% certified Indian organic cotton cultivated without the use of any artificial fertilizers and chemicals, also renowned for its luxurious soft characteristic.
For 120 years, Alfred Dunhill has been synonymous with an elegant and discerning British aesthetic. Always with integrity and charisma, it defines luxury: perfect for purpose but uncompromising in its commitment to use only the finest materials and work with the finest artisans across the world to create its menswear, leather goods, accessories and gifts.
ESPRIT at Plaza Singapura will be relocated from level 2 to a more updated and refreshed storefront at level 1 in December.
ESPRIT is an international fashion brand that has been bringing style and quality to life since 1968. Founded in San Francisco, ESPRIT has a creative and responsible DNA fused with a sunny Californian attitude. Effortless style, authentic, and easygoing living are at the heart of the brand philosophy. International designers bring the brand’s charisma and energy to life with inspiring collections for women, men and kids. Recent high profile collaborations with top models Gisele Bündchen and Christy Turlington capture the spirit of ESPRIT.
French clothing brand, Eden Park is now available at Takashimaya. So, why a pink bow-tie for it's logo design?
In 1987, the backs of the prestigious rugby team, Racing Club de France (RCF), played in the French Championship final in Paris live on television, with a pink bow tie around their necks. After this spontaneous and unplanned media campaign, the pink bow tie become a very identifiable and mediatized symbol.
This love of details has always been one of the brand’s key features, with its mix of Imagination combined with meticulousness, right down into the smallest finishing, and for nearly 30 years has made it an unchallenged brand in the world of French-style preppy premium.
A fashion curator for effortlessly chic men and women, CLOSET opens at Scotts Square with exclusive European and American brands making their debut in Singapore.
Set in a luminous and luxurious box of marble, chrome and glass, this 1,292 sq-ft retail haven designed by an Italian architect duo offers men a quality selection of shirts, jackets and pants from a cohort of premium Italian brands known for their astute workmanship and fabrics while women shoppers can delight in a selection of dresses, skirts, casual jackets and denims from American and European brands.
Closet also exclusively carries a line of statement making accessories, such as bracelets, rings and cuff links, to complete the look.
Crafted with gold, platinum and embellished with diamonds and gemstones from adding sparkle, American jewelry line, Hoorsenbuhs, is founded on a simple, signature tri-link that has become the trademark chain motif of the brand. Launched in 2005 by designer Robert Keith, the Hoorsenbuhs’ definitive timeless appeal has made it's pieces a favorite among numerous star icons, including Rihanna, Pharell Williams, Kanye West, Charlize Theron and Mary Kate Olsen, just to name a few.
Willow & Huxley is a multi-label store with a difference, and is now also available to you at Tanglin Mall. Bringing exclusive brands from around the world, Willow & Huxley puts together a well-curated wardrobe for your urban needs.
Not only are their determined team of buyers dedicated to bringing the latest cult and emerging fashion and jewellery brands to Singapore, but the store itself is a welcoming and friendly environment. Rediscover the pleasure of shopping in a store that stocks an ever-changing range of items and encourages you to take your time perusing the rails, trying on pieces and, should you wish - seek advice from their knowledgeable, yet down to earth sales staff.
Running Lab, now at Tampines Mall, is a specialty running store retailing technically advanced running apparel, equipment and footwear. They are staffed by sports trainers and experienced runners who have the expertise to match the right shoe to your foot type. This helps maximize performance and reduces the risks of injuries.
Their facilities include an in-house treadmill for gait analysis and for customers to test run the shoe before a purchasing decision is made.
Lexington is a life-style Brand and has a strong position in home decoration. Over the years there has been an increasing demand for new product categories to expand the Lexington brand. The cross over to the clothing business was therefore natural and sought after and in December 2007 the first collection from Lexington Clothing Co. was launched.
The assortment for home is influenced by the typical New England style. Lexington follows the tradition from the East Coast of America and the collection is true to the American tradition of superior craftsmanship. All Collections are build on the tradition and inspiration from this part of the world. However, we believe that there are people all around the world, in all countries that enjoy this style of life.
With the Lexington range you can always combine colors and styles, whether you live in the city or in the countryside. There are a lot of possibilities to combine the different products, qualities and designs.
Cotton On Kids caters to mini fashionistas offering the latest styles that allow even the littlest personalities to shine through.
Cotton On Kids takes the spirit, edginess and fashionability of its parent brand and successfully re-imagines it for its range of children's apparel and accessories.
Add to that, the "grown up kids" we employ to manage our stores and champion the latest trends, the Cotton On Kids experience, always brings a touch of whimsical, childlike delight with each new season.
The 3,681 sq ft store Palazzo concept was developed in partnership with the brand's creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli and British architect David Chipperfield and has marble, timber and leather interiors to evoke a sense of elegance and intimacy. It carries the women's ready-to-wear line, accessories and fragrances.
In constant interplay between men's wear and women's wear, ELOHIIM purifies and subverts consciousdetailing from both ends of the spectum. Combining symmetry and asymetry to reinvent silhouettes and forms, every ELOHIM collection expresses a distinct voice while breaking its own convention to present innovative explorations that medidate on each season's thematic inspiration.
Recent accolades, appearances and international collaborations include Vogue Fashion Night Out Bangkok, participation in International fashion trade show and Fashion Futures 2015 X Singapore Fashion Week showcase and CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America).
Designer, visionary, artist, Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel reinvented fashion by transcending its conventions, creating an uncomplicated luxury that changed women’s lives forever. She followed no rules, epitomising the very modern values of freedom, passion and feminine elegance.
From the little black dress to the tweed suit, the quilted handbag to the two-tone shoe and camellia brooch, the perfect red lipstick and the world’s best-selling fragrance N°5, the list of CHANEL’s innovations is unparalleled.
CHANEL has continued this glorious heritage of creation, playing fearlessly with Coco’s radical legacy, offering a vision for the future of the House that is as memorable as its past.
Scotch & Soda loves to make great garments that suit every individual. They want people to love their clothes and enjoy wearing them. Scotch & Soda products are of high quality, rich in detail and affordable. The designers at Scotch spare no effort or expense at detailing and fine-tuning samples, all the way to the neatly finished interior of each garment. They invest in the product, which is typically informed by the best tried and tested classic and vintage styles, enriched with a wealth of inspiration from around the world.
Set to be its biggest store in Singapore, the Armani Junior store willbe showcased as a sleek and modernised concept for stylish juniors.
It completes the family of Armani collections at The Shoppes – namely Armani/Marina Bay, the first and only duplex in Southeast Asia to house both Giorgio Armani and Emporio Armani, as well as Armani Collezioni.
The intelligent mix of irreverent Canadian wit and refined Italian tailoring, together with attention to detail are the foundation of todayÂ’s Dsquared2 philosophy, which has given life to a unique concept of alternative luxury fashion. Recently, Dsquared2 collections have conquered a wider audience and, owing to their natural stylistic maturity, have become more chic and sophisticated while maintaining those sexy and provocative traits so embedded in their creative roots.
This evolution is also due to the continuous international inspiration received by Dean and Dan, who, while dividing their life and work between Milan and London, create their collections in Italy: Â“Born in Canada, living in London, made in ItalyÂ”.
Zara will be opening a new store at Changi Airport.
The Spanish clothing and accessories retailer is based in Arteixo, Galicia and was founded in 1975 by Amancio Ortega.
It is claimed that Zara needs just two weeks to develop a new product and get it to stores, compared to the six-month industry average and launches around 10,000 new designs each year. Zara has resisted the industry-wide trend towards transferring fast fashion production to low-cost countries. Its most unusual strategy is its policy of zero advertising; the company prefers to invest a percentage of revenues in opening new stores instead.
Zara stores offer men's clothing and women's clothing, each of these subdivided in lower garment, upper garment, shoes, cosmetics and complements, as well as children's clothing (Zara Kids).
Marimekko is a Finnish design company renowned for its original prints and colours. The company’s product portfolio includes high-quality clothing, bags and accessories as well as home décor items ranging from textiles to tableware.
Max Mara is the epitome of Italian quality and craftsmanship.
Recognised throughout the world as the precursor of modern pret-à-porter fashion, Max Mara is one of the largest international fashion houses. The company was formed (in 1951) with the aim of offering “haute de gamme” feminine clothing, produced according to excellent industrial processes. This is a record that Max Mara has consolidated over time through a meticulous, luxurious style that has always achieved rising success on a world-wide scale.
Crisp colour, graphic prints and playful sophistication are hallmarks of Kate Spade New York. As their world expands, their exuberant approach to the everyday is evident in each category they enter, from handbags and clothing to jewellery, watches shoes, stationery and home.
Kate Spade New York has nearly 300 Kate Spade New York stores worldwide and a thriving e-commerce business. Whether in San Francisco, Sao Paulo or Shanghai, their shops are always warm and inviting.
The Finnish cult label, Marimekko will be opening its first standalone store in Singapore at the soon-to-open Capitol Piazza in March.
Marimekko, translated literally means “Mary-dress.” Known for their bold, effusive textiles and readymade products, Marimekko has become a respected name in the design world.
The brand is renowned for its original prints and colours. Their designs and manufactures high-quality interior decoration items range from furnishing fabrics to tableware as well as clothing, bags and other accessories.