POLA – a luxury Japanese beauty brand who has been breaking beauty conventions and expectations since its humble beginnings in Japan since 1929, is now available at Takashimaya.
Banish the signs of time with POLA’s B.A (Bio-Active Skincare) range, the world’s most awarded skincare range. Winning 562 awards and counting in Japan and overseas, B.A. is the ultimate youth rejuvenation skincare range. Its secret? The proprietary ability to recreate Versican, the “miracle skin birth factor” in maturing dermis cells, to get firmer, younger, and more radiant skin. Experience POLA today and start on your journey to achieve your true beauty.
Visit Dior Beauty's new flagship boutique located at ION Orchard. Beyond iconic Dior parfums, makeup & skincare products, discover the boutique’s curated selection of fashion jewellery, and enjoy exclusive in-store offers.
When Christian Dior created his fashion house in 1946, he wanted women to rediscover joy, elegance and beauty. In a span of ten years, he empowered women by revolutionising conventional definitions of elegance and femininity. Today, his namesake label is synonymous with French luxury, appearing on haute couture, makeup, skincare and fragrances.
Step into the best of both worlds with this one of a kind shopping experience. With a perfect blend of online and offline shopping elements, the Virvici X Shopee store delivers a seamless shopping experience you’ll never forget.
Visit the Virvici x Shopee store at Funan and get ready to browse a range of exclusive products from over 10 Korean beauty brands including rom&nd, Stimmung, Unleashia, LAKA, Cell Fusion C, Kaja, Poetic movement, Keep in touch, Duft & Doft, Chica y Chico, papa recipe, and more! Shopee-exclusive brands include Unleashia, LAKA, Kaja, Poetic movement, Duft & Doft, and Chica y Chico.
Spoilt for choice? Fret not, simply scan the QR codes next to each product and find more information on Shopee. If something catches your fancy, cart out on Shopee and collect in-store immediately!
Luxury fragrance brand, Byredo will be launching their makeup line in mid-October with a standalone store located at Takashimaya.
Byredo was founded in 2006 by Ben Gorham. Ben began to be intrigued by scent and memory after travelling to his mother's hometown in India, where he was stirred by the aromas of spices and incense. Inspired by this trip, Byredo's scented candles and perfumes have been developed with an understated approach, using simple composition of the highest quality raw materials.
As an outsider in the beauty industry, Ben is somewhat of an anomaly and has been recognized for his personal style and connection to fashion and art in several international magazines such as French Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle, V Magazine and Fantastic Man to name a few.
From botanicals with superpowers to plant stem cells which provide sustainable ingredients that produce unparalleled results, Chantecaille's products are powered with innovative integrity.
Join Chantecaille to celebrate the opening of their latest store in TANGS at Tang Plaza. Go discover the best and luxurious beauty in the market that takes care of both your body, soul and environment.
Chantecaille sets a luxurious standard in the world of modern, botanical skincare and cosmetics. Their obsession with flowers and their amazing natural abilities to heal and work in harmony with the body is at the heart of our passion for skincare. Through ground-breaking scientific advancement, meticulous formulation and personal commitment, they use beauty as a tool to effect change in the world. By creating purposeful, obsession-worthy beauty products crafted from the purest ingredients, they've raised the bar for the beauty industry. They’ve also created a philanthropy platform which shines a spotlight on global environmental issues and supports conservation efforts around the globe.
Welcome home to Estée Lauder’s ION store, in their brand new location! The new store is open from 11am to 9pm daily. Speak to one of their friendly consultants for the best products suited for your personal skin type, and learn about your skin’s special needs to help you achieve radiant and healthy skin.
The Shiseido flagship boutique is now open! Head down to ION Orchard and experience a new era of Shiseido. There’s no better time to harmonize your inner and outer beauty and feel truly alive for year 2020.
Discover more about Shiseido products and enjoy their complimentary services – Know-Your-Skin analysis, statement lip makeover, and eyebrow grooming provided by their friendly beauty specialists.
Immerse yourself in a scent-sory experience unlike any other with Escentials. Find notable brands such as NYC favourite D.S. & DURGA, avant-garde perfumer Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle and luxury fragrance and cosmetics by By Kilian and much more.
Escentials focus on artisanal offerings, where an exceptional beauty selection from around the world awaits discovery. They are dedicated to new age experiential consumers, and promise to stimulate one’s senses beyond that of the scent in mind.
Melvita is the #1 clean beauty brand from France's Ardeche region, made with many years of expertise in natural and organic ingredients. Melvita is committed to creating better skin care, doing better for the environment and doing better for those in need.
Come out and play at Bobbi Brown's new flagship store at ION Orchard.
Bobbi Brown Cosmetics is a global prestige beauty brand that empowers women to embrace and enhance their individual beauty. Founded in 1991 by makeup-artist-turned-entrepreneur Bobbi Brown, the brand offers universally flattering products created with uncompromising quality and an intuitive sense of what every woman wants: to look and feel like herself, only prettier and more confident.
Beauty begins with you. When the brand was founded, this was their vision—and they champion it today. They make products that enhance, not hide, your true beauty, from undertone-correct foundation shades to a true-beauty-enhancing range of eye, cheek and lip makeup - plus skincare that delivers a natural, fresh complexion.
Holiday glow guaranteed for this festive season! Visit the newly-opened Clarins store at Vivocity and check out their power-packed Double Serum in person. The Clarins Double Serum's cutting edge formula contains 21 potent plant extracts - in their most optimal concentrations - including Tumeric, known for its exceptional anti-ageing benefits.
Founded in 1954 by Jacque Courtin-Clarins, Clarins is a French luxury skincare company known for their excellent plant-based products that are of prestigious quality. The renowned brand has a range of exceptional products that were created based on the philosophy of understanding women’s needs. By genuinely knowing what women want and focusing on constant innovation, Clarins has created highly effective products for women all over the world. Today, Clarins is a leading luxury beauty brand with over 60 years of skincare, body and spa expertise.
Beauty fans need no longer wait much longer as Charlotte Tilbury is finally coming to our shores! All set to launch across Sephora stores islandwide in mid-October, the cult beauty brand will wow customers with their amazing & quality cosmetic range.
Discover the award-winning makeup & skin care brand from one of the world's top makeup artists for the past 20+ years.
"Give a woman the right makeup, and she can conquer the world"
After 20+ years as a world’s top makeup artist, Charlotte Tilbury knows what works. Her signature backstage and red carpet tips and tricks have shaped her eponymous makeup and skin care line, which debuted in 2013 and became an instant international sensation.
Yves Saint Laurent Beauté is the makeup, fragrance and skincare signature of the most subversive Parisian couture brand. No compromise. Your own rules. Now.
Experience luxurious beauty collections of top rated makeup, skincare and fragrances at Yves Saint Laurent Beauté at Level B2, ION Orchard.
Yves Saint Laurent launched his first makeup collection in 1978. Iconic makeup products such as Touch Eclat and Rouge Pur Couture helped to make Yves Saint Laurent the beauty hallmark that it is today. The signature gold cases and highly pigmented colours are testament to Yves Saint Laurent’s aesthetic.
As the man himself has been quoted saying, “A woman’s finest makeup is passion.” She is one who brushes aside taboos and dares to touch up her makeup in public, revealing the energy of her commitment to everyone around her.
The much-awaited Gucci Beauty is finally coming to Singapore!
Discover Gucci Beauty's Lipstick Collections, which are Inspired by iconic Hollywood movies and characters from the Gilded era.
Available in satin, sheer and balm textures – all of them have a distinct vintage violet scent.
“Lipstick is the most beautiful object you can find inside a handbag. It is the most fascinating because it has always had a beautiful scent — we made Gucci lipsticks perfumed with violet.” – Alessandro Michele, Gucci Creative Director
Christian Louboutin is known the world over as an artist and a craftman with a true passion for shoes. From a flash of red sole to a bold red nail. The signature Christian Louboutin red sole was born from a chance encounter with a stroke of red nail polish.
Established in 2012, Christian Louboutin Beauty presents bold and empowering collections for lips, eyes and nails, as well as fragrances. The inclusive range reflects the same playful wit, passon and innovation as Christian Louboutin's profilic collection of women's and men's shoes, handbags and small leather goods.
After 2-months of upgrading works, Sephora at Takashimaya S.C. is back again with a brand new look! Head on down to the newly-unveiled store for your beauty fix!
Visit Sephora at Takashimaya S.C. which is the first store in South-east Asia to offer Skincredible, a skincare consultation service that helps you determine your skin needs. Visit today and discover many other new features in-store for an elevated Sephora shopping experience!
Rejoice, fans of Watsons, as Singapore’s leading beauty, health and wellness retailer has unveiled their premium store concept at Takashimaya Shopping Centre.
The refreshed 7,000 sq ft store now spots a brighter outlook with distinct zones encompassing skincare, haircare, health and personal care. A dynamic seven metres by two metres-LED digital screen on the floor of the store entrance immediately grabs consumers’ attention and leads them into the well-organised retail space for many hours of exciting shopping.
“To keep pace with the innovative, trendy brand image that Watsons is known for, we are very excited to refresh and make a statement with our Watsons Takashimaya store in a new generation premium store format which offers more experiential zones and shopability. The expanse of the store allows us to offer more exciting and exclusive brands across skincare, cosmetics, health and wellness for our discerning consumers. In addition, as we continue to evolve in this digital age, we have incorporated smart technologies and gadgets to enhance the shopping experience and increase engagement with our consumers”, said Ms Irene Lau, General Manager at Watsons Singapore.
As discerning consumers seek more natural and organic options in haircare, the new Watsons is a one-stop store to shop for such products from brands, including Moist Diane, Love Beauty And Planet, Naturals by Watsons, Avalon Organic, Hask, L’oreal Botanical, Lux Bontanifque, OGX and Tsubaki Botanical. Many of these brands also offer products that specifically target hair loss and scalp care needs.
As part of Watsons' commitment towards sustainability, the new store uses Bagasse, the residue of crushed sugarcane stalks, for its 3D wall panels at the haircare section. This raw material is 100% recyclable, compostable and biodegradable at the end of its life cycle.
In support of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore, Watsons is exclusively introducing two independent homegrown brands, Botanica Culture and Hush Candle, that focus on wellness.
Botanica Culture is a homegrown brand founded by two chemists with 25 years of international experience each in the chemical industry. The company specialises in developing and manufacturing products with 100% organic essential oils, which are one of the purest selection in the market, as raw materials. The company has also developed Oral Botanica®, a unique liquid organic toothpaste to replace conventional toothpastes, mouthwashes and breath fresheners in one go. Safe and effective, it helps to clean the teeth, prevent tooth decay, restore healthy gums, and eliminate bad breath and can also be used for mouth ulcers and sensitive teeth.
Hush Candle is a Singapore-based boutique home fragrance studio specialising in all natural, therapeutic grade candles, room sprays, and roll-ons. Each item is handcrafted in small batches using the best ingredients possible, ensuring quality control at every step of the process.
In addition, the Wellness Section has incorporated a new two-metre Sports and Fitness Bay that retails health and support equipment and tools as well as sports nutrition products.
The new Watsons store boasts a dynamic and experienced team of four full-time pharmacists, led by Principal Clinical Pharmacist, Ms Chung Wing Lam, who was named 2018 Excellence Service SuperStar by Singapore Retailers Association (SRA). The Excellent Service Awards (EXSA) is an annual national award that recognises entrepreneurs & individuals who have delivered outstanding service and the Service Superstar Award is the highest honour presented during the ceremony.
One of the biggest names in fashion, Giorgio Armani translates his sense of fashion and his aesthetic vision into the world of fragrances, make-up and skincare. Be one of the first in Singapore to experience the Armani Beauty line and the world of Armani which is available exclusively at Tangs, Tang Plaza.
Tailored to perfection and offered in sleek and luxurious containers and packaging, the innovative make-up formulas from Giorgio Armani seduce even the most demanding women.
Make Up Store is a Swedish cosmetic concept store that has progressed from a humble beginning to having more than 150 stores worldwide to date. Their newest Singapore store is now open in Paragon.
Make Up Store was founded in 1996 by beauty entrepreneur - Mr. Mika Liias. Mika had started International Make Up Centre in 1995 and was having difficulty finding quality and affordable cosmetics & tools for his school. He began sourcing for products from Europe and USA. As demand for his products grew, Mika decided to open Make Up Store to serve the needs of makeup artists and students. Soon it became popular with people from all walks of life.
The beauty of each Make Up Store lies in its design of simplicity and elegance. In contrast to the wide selection of make up colors, the store is kept to the minimal with black furnishings and fittings. The display showcases the complete variety of products at a glance for the ease of customers.
As a Botanist, Harvester, Manufacturer and Retailer, the Yves Rocher brand is the only global cosmetics beauty brand to control the entire life cycle of its products. This specificity allows the Yves Rocher brand to lower environmental impact and offer every woman quality products at an accessible price. Residents in the east can now shop for Yves Rocher products at their latest Century Square store without having to hit town.
Passionate about botanical world, Mr. Yves Rocher made his first plant-based beauty product in 1959, in his hometown of La Gacilly, in the Brittany region of France. With the expertise in Botanical Beauty, Yves Rocher reproduces life mechanism of plants while formulating effective beauty products.
Experience the Color Factory Service at Etude House's newly-reopened flagship store at Wisma Atria. This special service was previously only available in Korea.
With the Color Factory Service, you can understand your skin tone and color to find out what’s your color! Not forgetting the fun part where you get to customize your own lipstick!
Each consultation is around 50-minute and you will receive 1-to-1 color consultation from their 'Color Artist'. After assessing your skin tone using their special color-finder device and color drapes, the artist will recommend you your very own personal color. A whopping collection of 240 lip colours are available for selection. The Color Factory sessions are strictly by appointment only. Read more about this service here.
Etude House is a Korean cosmetic brand with particular focus on fun makeup products offering creative and unique products characterized by sensational colours and the up-to-date trends. The brand was founded in 1966 and incorporated by Amore Pacific in 1990.
The new flagship store concept is inspired by the motif of a Princess Palace - a grander version compared to other Etude House stores which are based on the concept of Princess House - to accentuate the fairytale elements, reinforcing its sweet princess and feminine positioning. To provide a holistic beauty experience, this Etude House flagship store will be the first outlet to roll out any new launches and house the most extensive and updated collection of products.
Founded in 1862, Ladurée is a legendary patisserie that is renowned for its macarons - beautifully coloured, edible jewelry. Their romantic makeup label, Les Merveilleuses Ladurée, is now available at their new Singapore flagship store at Takashimaya Shopping Centre.
In 2013, Ladurée brings art to a new stage with the launch of Les Merveilleuses Ladurée, a cosmetics line under the brand name of Ladurée that symbolises the essence of the French history and esprit. Les Merveilleuses Ladurée believes in “unexpected beauty” filled with discoveries and surprises, offering women with a sensory experience.
The cosmetics collection will enchant women who are committed to making themselves sophisticated in an aesthetic manner and will give them great surprise and pleasure whenever they use it. Les Merveilleuses Ladurée collection provides inspiring elegance across time.
HERA, the Korean beauty essential of the modern woman who is effortlessly urban feminine, is finally coming to our shores!
Come mid-May, HERA will be launching in Singapore with their first counter at Takashimaya.
Hera, the leading K-Beauty brand, aims to spread the special unique charm of modern Korean women. Seoulista is the muse of Hera, representing the exceptional beauty of modern Korean women who are fashionable, elegant, confident and passionate. They are the style icon of K-Beauty as well as the beauty messenger leading trends in Asia.
The Seoulista knows how to express their personality using colors and makeup. They use Hera’s innovative Makeup products to create a dewy glowing skin complexion and use different shades of lipsticks to add a chic edge on their face therefore, completing a perfectly enchanting look of the women of Seoul. With their products, give yourself an elegant, sophisticated, confident Seoulista look to shine wherever you are!
Luxury beauty label Chantecaille will open its first outlet in South-East Asia at Takashimaya this April.
Chantecaille is a luxury skincare and cosmetics company founded on a passion for nature. Their breakthrough formulas use cutting-edge technology to unlock the power of earth’s own nourishing botanicals - plants and flowers with an amazing ability to calm, replenish, and protect. Nature inspires them and that inspiration is reflected not only in the products they create, but in the work they do to sustain this remarkable world all around them.
Chantecaille’s luxurious, highly-effective skincare contains no animal ingredients, no synthetic color or fragrance, no sulfate detergents and no phthalates or petrochemicals. They never test on animals, but because their deep respect for nature is matched only by their respect for the people who use their products, everything Chantecaille makes is dermatologically tested and non-comedogenic. You are part of nature, too.
Shop your heart out at Sephora's latest & 3rd largest outlet in Singapore located at Westgate. The new space spans over 5,300 sq ft and houses over 130 beauty brands.
Sephora is a one-stop beauty destination with unparalleled assortments of prestige products, in addition to Sephora’s own private label, top notch Beauty Advisors and an interactive, easy-to-wander shopping environment.
Founded in France in 1970, owned by LVMH, the world's leading luxury goods group, and under the leadership of CEO Christopher De Lapuente, Sephora holds a powerful beauty presence in countries around the world!
Tony Moly is a Korean Cosmetic and Beauty brand. They are a street culture brand that promotes an enjoyable urban beauty lifestyle. They provide high quality, innovative skin care products, trendy makeup and irresistibly cute items that actually work! All of their items are made in Korea and only with the highest quality ingredients!
THEY DO NOT TEST on Animals as they love them as much as you do. Finally, they just want to provide to you an enjoyable experience and hope that they can help you feel chic, unique and beautiful!
As we age, everyone wants to keep and maintain our youthful skin.
Youthful glow to our skin often becomes our reminiscence as we age.
Tony Moly strives through research and ethical skin care principles to offer the fountain of youth in careful selection of their products. They focus on how to offer this youthful complexion for their customers to maintain radiant, glowing, and renewed skin.
Mamonde, is a South Korean brand specialising in skincare and cosmetics products, formulated from the goodness of flowers. Their first standalone boutique in Singapore will be opening soon at Ngee Ann City.
With a rich brand heritage dating back to 1991, Mamonde has always gathered inspiration from the beauty of nature, in particular flowers.
Each of Mamonde's skincare range is created by studying the unique characteristics of flowers and using them to develop product lines that address various skin concerns. Mamonde’s makeup line is also inspired by the vibrant nature of flowers with its exuberant colours and alluring fragrance. Even the product packaging has been carefully designed to reflect its philosophy, featuring feminine yet sensible designs that incorporate subtle floral elements.
FashionTV Cosmetics is FashionTV’s exclusive beauty brand that combines beauty expertise and insider knowledge to create the best products for that model-esque look women desire. Singapore's very first FashionTV Cosmetics store is now open at Wisma Atria!
FashionTV Cosmetics is a premium age-defying skin care, hair care, body care, men’s care, and makeup lines which were inspired by the glamorous world of fashion, top models’ beauty secrets, haute couture creations and jewelry.
Based on innovative cosmetic patents such as Botexynol-4™, Melaslow™, Ac.Net™ Eyefreez™, and Songa™, and further enriched with 24 Karat gold, pearls extracts, quartz crystals and other premium ingredients (natural herbs, oils & extracts), FashionTV Cosmetics revolutionizes the traditional skin care solutions by working with your skin's natural powers of recovery, helping it to achieve a naturally healthy glow and a youthful look.
Known for its cosmetic products and skincare oils, cult Japanese beauty brand THREE will launch its store & spa at TANGS at Tang Plaza on 15 September.
Other than their many retail points in Japan, you can also find THREE in countries like Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Indonesia and Thailand.
Based on the notion that the mind, body & skin are inseparable, THREE proposes a holistic regimen to bring out one's beauty. Supercharged with the powerful effects of essential oils and plant-based ingredients, THREE products actively support the skin by boosting its natural mechanism to enhance its beauty.
THREE believes that true beauty lies in living with a positive, open attitude, respecting both the precious blessings of the nature and oneself as a part of it.
MAKE UP FOR EVER is a professional makeup brand of exceptional quality and innovative products. Their flagship store is one of the many exciting retail additions to the new Downtown Gallery.
Founded in 1984 by renowned makeup artist Dany Sanz, the brand offers a cult-favorite collection of vivid, high-pigment colors, superior face and body foundations and expert artisan formulas to professional makeup artists and makeup enthusiasts all around the world.
The super hip New York facials hailing from the original famous Fifth Avenue NYC Red Door Facial Services are now here in Singapore!
Open The Red Door to discover the world of fine beauty at Elizabeth Arden 1st Red Door Boutique at ION Orchard.
Visit the new Elizabeth Arden Red Door Boutique, the perfect place to prep for a glamorous night or simply to have an unforgettable beauty experience. EA's team of dedicated beauty professionals are ready to treat you to their luxury offerings.
Discover new innovations and find your favourite Elizabeth Arden skincare, colour and fragrance collections.
Be pampered with one of their beauty services including makeovers, facials and brows. Enjoy their Speed Services that will leave you feeling refreshed, renewed and beautiful.
EA's facial services offer an elevated experience with remarkable results. Each facial pampers with a warm mitt hand treatment, a heated pad for comfort, post-extraction cool stone application and their specialized facial massage.
Come 7th April, Korean naturalism brand innisfree will open its 10th boutique in Bedok Mall.
East siders rejoice as that makes one more store in the East, and more reason to pamper your skin with eco-friendly and naturally derived skincare and beauty goodness.
Staying true to its all-natural brand philosophy, the spacious 1,970 square feet store features the brand’s signature vertical garden installation, minimalistic wooden furnishing and clean, ambient lighting for immersive, fuss-free shopping.
The Bedok Mall boutique will also offer increased accessibility for K-beauty enthusiasts residing in the East, especially fans of the My Cushion series, as it will be the third outlet to house all 100 My Cushion cases from the well-loved customizable cushion collection (currently only available at innisfree’s Takashimaya S.C. and VivoCity boutiques).
NYX cosmetics (pronounced "niks") started as a small company in May 1999, founded in Los Angeles by Toni Ko. It was named after Nyx, a Greek goddess of the night.
Their second stand-alone store in Singapore is now at Plaza Singapura.
NYX Professional Makeup offers the most complete line of professional makeup to a global community of digitally savvy makeup lovers. Their products are always based on real-time trends and deliver on the richest color offering and quality.
Created in Los Angeles, now loved around the world.
Founded by makeup artist François Nars in 1994, NARS Cosmetics is the beauty brand for the modern, independent woman. The brand embraces individuality and inspires self-expression and creativity by bringing high-fashion, high-style, and a forward-thinking attitude to beauty. Their new store will be opening soon at Ngee Ann City.
Bold, unexpected color and luxurious textures ensure each product lives up to the brand’s DNA – modern, audacious, iconic. Acquired by Shiseido in 2000, NARS cosmetics are distributed through specialty beauty and department stores globally.
Lose yourself in an eccentric ballet starring a handsome prince, the Sugar Plum Fairy and rosy-cheeked soldiers. Twist, turn and tumble into the Land of Dolls and feast your eyes upon a party bursting with whimsy. M.A.C's new flagship store in Singapore is now at ION Orchard.
Mâˆ™Aâˆ™C Cosmetics takes great pride in producing the finest quality prestige makeup. Because of this, they vigorously pursue counterfeiting operations and the individuals responsible for the production, distribution and sale of counterfeit goods that visibly appear to be authentic Mâˆ™Aâˆ™C Cosmetics products but lack the superior quality, research and development time invested in all of our products.
Sephora's spanking new flagship store at Ion Orchard has moved into its new home.
Expect the label's full range of products. You'll also be able to get Kat Von D Beauty-inspired flash makeovers from the artistry team at the in-store Beauty Studio.
Inspired by ‘kaiten-sushi’ from Japan, this concept is a first in Asia. To achieve the season's key looks, simply select ‘food’ items from a moving conveyor belt with bento boxes of makeup! You may also head on to four individual stations where the brand’s makeup artists will be more than happy to dispense tips and makeovers.
South Korean skincare brand Laneige has opened its new concept store in ION Orchard. It not only comes with a brand new look but exclusive Laneige products that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
The exclusive products that can be found only in Singapore include the G5 product range, comprising the brand’s Water Science Mist, which come in seven variations; various types of sleeping balls, which serve as a mask for different parts of the body; and lip cards that come in 20 different shades.
Founded in 2001, Stenders is a Latvian retail brand specialising in nature-inspired skincare and cosmetics. Through unique textures and mesmerising aromas, as well as from joyous colours and natural elements, Stenders products will awaken your senses and bring joy to your everyday life.
Providing excellent customer service with exquisite gift wrapping rituals and its unique shop design is what makes Stenders special. With its unique brand story, Stenders has created a successful franchise system with more than 50 partners and 200 points of sales in 21 countries worldwide.
French brand Yves Saint Laurent Beaute has unveiled its second boutique at VivoCity, following the success of its first boutique at ION Orchard, which opened in 2012.
The 500 sq ft store will be offering its entire range of make-up and skincare products, as well as a stable of fragrances. The boutique houses a cosy fragrance corner where customers can take a whiff of scented porcelain cubes before settling on the perfume of their choice. The new store also boasts a hybrid look of old and new YSL Beaute concepts, marrying elements of the glossy, dark vibe that YSL Beaute stores used to have and a new gold luxe feel.
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).