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.
Say hello to L'Occitane's bright new boutique at Takashimaya.
L'Occitane is loved worldwide for its natural skin care that are luxuriously sensorial. L’Occitane is founded in 1976 by Olivier Baussan and based in Manosque, France. Baussan exercised his enthusiasm for nature’s most precious treasures and created a beauty house with a strong expertise on essential oil extraction and natural ingredients, most of which are sourced from the beautiful Provence in France.
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.
Havaianas flip-flops are the most popular in the world, with 200 million pairs being sold each year.
Launched in 1962, Havaianas, Portuguese for Hawaiians, are fashioned after classic Japanese Zori sandals. Pulling inspiration from the silhouette’s simple design and rice-straw soles, Havaianas flip-flops pay homage to the original concept with an inventive rice-texture footbed. Initially available in 8 color combinations, the brand has expanded to over 20 hues. Havaianas sandals are now available in limited-edition designs, bright patterns, and streamlined silhouettes, fueling the brands unprecedented cult following worldwide.
German luxury fashion house Hugo Boss has reopened its newly refurbished BOSS flagship store. Visit the newly renovated 409 sqm retail space at Takashimaya and explore their artistic Fall/Winter 2019 collection.
The store carries both BOSS Mens and Womenswear collections including shoes and accessories.
BOSS is for individuals with ambition and the drive to succeed. #ThisIsBOSS
Hugo Boss is a renowned global fashion and lifestyle group that offers sophisticated, modern collections focused on impeccable quality and design – be it business, casual or athleisure.
Burberry Bespoke is a collection of seven individual fragrances which can truly be personalised to you. Discover the scents at their newly-opened concept counter at Takashimaya.
Inspired by artistry, the elements and the great British outdoors, each scent is available in either one, two or three varying concentrations, ensuring it feels completely unique to the wearer.
The collection encapsulates a British spirit – inspired by artistry, the elements and memorable landscapes. Each fragrance is unique and individual; evoking emotions and memories.
The Bespoke bottle can then be personalised with up to three monogrammed initials printed on to the front labelling, and it will be finished with your choice of leather ribbon – selected from 16 complementary Burberry shades.
Burberry Bespoke has been created by renowned perfumer Francis Kurkdjian, under the creative direction of Christopher Bailey. An award-winning master of fragrance creation for over 20 years, Francis is one of the most highly regarded noses in the industry having developed some of the world’s best-loved and acclaimed scents, including the My Burberry collection.
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.
The 2019 Hearts of Georg Jensen pendant, designed by Jacqueline Rabun, celebrates the unbreakable bonds between parent and child or other loved ones. The elegant design is a celebration of human connections in the most relatable way: two hearts joined together as one. Available in both sterling silver and 18 karat gold – that offers the perfect opportunity to present a heartfelt gift. Visit the Georg Jensen's flagship store at Takashimaya Shopping Centre to select a special piece for that special someone this Valentine's Day.
CLUSE is an Amsterdam-based watch and jewellery brand, risen to fame for fashionable watches inspired by minimal French design. Ever-since, CLUSE has expanded their collections to host a range of both watch and jewellery lines with the ambition to create pieces for every woman, in a celebration of the uniqueness of everyone who wears the brand.
Their story is about people who find beauty in simplicity. Simple is not about being plain. It is about being grounded, sophisticated and true to oneself. Away from distractions and focused on the things that are truly important in life. With this mindset they are committed to creating timepieces and jewellery that represent elegance and minimalism for those who are conscious about their style. CLUSE jewellery brings the best out of your look and completes your outfit. A CLUSE watch not only indicates time, but defines your best moments and captivate attention in all simplicity.
The Dark Gallery presents a treasury of discoveries on the canvas of chocolate. They believe in preserving the quality of the craft, to unravel the finest cocoa. They carefully compose chocolate, inspiring a rhapsody of desserts. Visit their latest outlet at Ngee Ann City and discover the dark.
Their 1st outlet is located in Millenia Walk and you can read about it here.
SABON came to the world out of love for textures and scents, the art of grooming and pleasure, creation and listening, and out of the will to provide people with hours of relaxation and magic in their stormy everyday lives. The first SABON store was opened in 1997 on Shenkin Street, in the heart of Tel Aviv, by the two founders of the chain – Sigal Kotler-Levi and Avi Piatok. Its first store in Singapore will be opening soon in Ngee Ann City.
The SABON story began with making firm handmade soaps based on a 70 year old Australian formula, sold fresh and by the pound. SABON specializes in creating a personal and exciting experience, developing care products for the body and the soul, and considering the ambient as part of this experience.
SABON uses only high quality ingredients and heart captivating designs, and pays special attention to packaging and to understanding the deep meaning of the term "giving". From its early days, SABON has been extraordinarily aware of nature and has made a point of using natural ingredients and preserving the environment in which we live.
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.
The first cafe was launched two years back at Marina Bay Sands by the JT Network, which also runs a chain of official DC Comics Super Hero retail stores in Asia.
Next to cafe is a retail store which offers the latest DC Comics collectibles, souvenirs and apparel.
DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe offers a cheerful menu with a range of delectable dishes.
As the cafe’s menu launches us into a DC Comics Super Heroes themed adventure, its dynamic interior and upbeat ambience makes DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe the perfect venue for get-togethers amongst family and friends at Ngee Ann City. Regardless of age, you can be sure of the adventure that awaits you at DC Comics Super Heroes Cafe.
Singapore’s most innovative and high-tech gym is now open at Ngee Ann City.
Spanning 28,000 sq ft, with a 30m sprint track and a dedicated boxing area, the new Pure Fitness outlet opens its doors to the public this month and also debuts with the world’s first stationary bike featuring virtual reality (VR) technology.
With a super-sized space, luminous atmosphere and sky’s-the-limit energy – they’ll inspire you to get in the zone with every workout.
Fit in some prime zone time amidst your premium shopping, lifestyle and dining adventures.
Visit the new club and experience their most progressive and innovative gym, with a 270° Immersive Fitness™ studio, exciting new group classes, virtual reality experiences and a team of world-class instructors and trainers who will inspire you to get in the zone with every workout!
Enjoy luxurious changing rooms as well as complimentary Wi-Fi at their spacious lounge where you can chill out with healthy raw snacks, salads and smoothies from nood food. So if you’re looking for the ultimate fitness experience, they’ve got you covered!
What began as a modest $1100 investment in 1990 has developed into one of the most iconic brands in footwear, Steve Madden. Visit their swanky new store, now open at Ngee Ann City.
From a factory in Queens, NY, Steve Madden has revolutionized the shoe industry, merging years of experience with unique and creative designs. Inspired by rock and roll and his New York roots, his vision to provide on-trend women and men with an outlet to express their individuality is innovative, daring, and inspiring. Steve’s innate understanding of trends and unparalleled willpower have resulted in millions of customers worldwide and propelled his designs to the forefront of fashion. He has expanded the Steve Madden brand into a true lifestyle and destination for footwear, handbags and accessories, sold in over 80 countries worldwide. It’s about authenticity. It’s about embracing individuality. It’s Steve Madden.
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.
World-renowned perfume house, diptyque, will be opening their stand-alone store in Singapore soon at Ngee Ann City.
The diptyque story began in Paris at 34 boulevard Saint-Germain with, at its heart, three friends driven by the same creative passion. Christiane Gautrot was an interior designer, Desmond Knox-Leet, a painter, and Yves Coueslant, a theater director and set designer. The first two collaborated designing fabrics and wallpaper for Liberty and Sanderson. They were joined by the third in 1961 and opened a shop to display their designs. Yves became the administrator and consultant; Desmond and Christiane were the artistic soul. Bit by bit, with finely honed taste, the trio transformed the site into a one-of-a-kind setting, a kind of stylish bazaar where one found surprising articles unmatched in Paris, mined and conveyed home by the trio over the course of their travels.
Since 1961, diptyque's passion for creativity and design has made it a world-renowned perfume house, purveyor of a comprehensive line of home fragrance (including our iconic candles), personal fragrance & body care.
Step inside the first Singapore store of French luxury leather goods brand, Moynat located at Takashimaya, Ngee Ann City.
Moynat's first atelier was opened in Paris in 1849 by trunk-makers Octavie and François Coulembier. They joined forces with Pauline Moynat, a specialist in travel goods, to open the first store of avenue de l’Opera.
The French luxury house is known for its leather goods, accessories and textiles.
Moynat's first patent is for a sturdy waterproof canvas coated with Gutta Percha, a tropical sap, which guaranteed that trunks were completely watertight.
SunnyHills has relocated to Ngee Ann City from Raffles Hotel Arcade.
You can enjoy the same tasty Taiwanese pineapple tarts made from freshly selected pineapples found on the hills of Ba Gua (Eight Tigram) Mountain in Taiwan, which are then sun-dried combined with the purest ingredients. They also carry pineapple juice, Oolong tea and ice pops.
SunnyHills source their ingredients directly from farmers and suppliers who share their values – trustworthiness, generosity, attention to detail.
The eggs they use come from a farmer who plays classical music for his hens. They use native pineapples sourced directly from local family farms.
Their production kitchen is helmed by a master baker with fifty years of experience and the simple philosophy of baking with joy, pride, and passion.
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.
The Marie France Van Damme resort wear collection waxes nostalgic and modern at the same time, the essence of which is a lightness of touch, a sense of enjoyment and simplicity. The collection is defined by a fluid neutral palette ranging from metallic bronze to gunmetal, silver to gold, beautiful prints and solids in fabrics such as diaphanous silk chiffon and luscious silk sateen, to a weightless jersey.
Signature pieces include an ankle length Babani cover up hemmed in Swarovski beads to give you a chic ethereal look; a form-fitting playsuit captures a trip back to the glamorous 70s; and a bevy of breezy sheer caftans to wear over complimentary bikinis.
Pedro embodies modern luxury and style with a line of footwear and accessories with emphasis on channelling heightened fashion acumen each season.
The collection for men offers contemporary footwear, bags, belts, wallets and ties with standout designs; while the women's collection offers a diverse line of footwear resonating elegance and sophistication with feminine demeanour and classic dist of timeless classics with international influence for men and women, designs of hand bags with a modernistic twist.
Flaunt your inimitable style with Pedro, where unsurpassed attention is lavished on countless details, culminating in emblematic looks from a rising brand of modern luxury.
Ginza Kuroson sources its fresh supplies of fish and seafood directly from various fish markets in Japan. On top of having a sushi bar and robatayaki counter in the restaurant, it also serves a variety of a la carte Japanese and French dishes.
JB martin, with headquarters in Paris, was established in France in 1921. JB martin is one of the most exclusive French shoes brands. JB martin reflects the best French design, craftmanship and quality.
JB Martin is sold in more than 40 countries in the world. JB Martin, a high fashion brand designed for the young and active women of the world. Four good reasons to wear JB Martin’s shoes: Quality of designs, quality of materials, quality of craftmanship, quality of fitting.
Established in 1994, BritishIndia is a lifestyle brand that currently has over 40 outlets across Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines. Created for the tropics and inspired by the grand romance of the Colonial era, they offer timeless designs created with the philosophy of comfort and effortless dressing for both men and women in mind.
They currently have 6 main lines: Classic, New Classic, Pure, Traveler, Adventurer, Travel & Yoga; each line offering a different story to suit various occasions of contemporary tropical lifestyle.
In addition to the breadth of their collection, they are also known for our depth in sizes flattering figures of many shapes.
Nikkie has been shaking up the European fashion industry with her feminine, sexy, elegant and cool designs. The label, founded in 2011 by Dutch celebrity Nikkie Plessen, is one of the fastest growing Dutch fashion brands.
With her luxury fashion collections Nikkie provides the answer to dress for every day-to-night occasion of a modern women’s life. The power of the brand lies in offering high-end designs and luxury materials with still affordable prices, combined with a range of fashionable fittings and elegant silhouettes makes that Nikkie fills the gap between the high-end and high-street fashion labels. The collections are merchandised by Nikkie herself in a way you can easily mix the whole wardrobe to create the everless Nikkie style.
Spanning 1,000 sq ft, the store showcases apparel for both men and women.
Summer 2015 reflects 1990s girl power, exuding a self-confident style while remaining sensual and chic for a contemporary, fresh, energetic and strong look. The collection has something for everyone, helping each woman find her own fashion personality and develop her own unique style. Summer 2015 is all about extreme volume contrasts. Low-wasted XXL pants are in and can be worn with a cropped t-shirt with oversized armholes or a fitted tank top for added effect.
The 2015 man is rock, sophisticated and more fashionable than ever, breaking fashion codes without a second thought. Traditional men’s style comes together with contemporary pieces to create a resolutely modern look. The 2015 look is uncoordinated and mismatched, a delightful collection of unlikely pairings. The 90s are well and truly back with an exhaustive collection of short and long-sleeved linen, chambray, voile and denim shirts, with indigo making a come-back for the full 90s look.
Founded in Hong Kong in 2010 by Parisian Ariane Zagury with great success, Rue Madame was born out of the idea to introduce the timeless Parisian-style of fashion to young modern women, as well as to provide a one-stop shop, offering a diversity of exclusively curated women’s ready-to-wear and accessories, for those seeking an alternative wardrobe that allows them to mix and match to showcase their unique personal styles.
Located at the newly refurbished space on the third level of Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Ngee Ann City, Rue Madame is a true Parisian-style fashion concept store that offers an eclectic mix of niche and contemporary designer labels, carefully handpicked from Paris and other parts of Europe.
The new concept store brings together some of the most coveted French fashion labels such as Athé by Vanessa Bruno, Ba&Sh, Gat Rimon, Hartford, IRO, Laurence Doligé, Leon&Harper, Majestic Paris, Mes Demoiselles, Swildens and Tara Jarmon Tara Jarmon, and exquisite accessories from trendy and accessible French jewellery brands like Servane Gaxotte, renowned for their hand-made whimsical ‘Rose’ doll pendants and Didier Dubot which is highly notable in Asia because of the brand’s latest campaign featuring Korean drama ‘You who came from the Star’ lead actress, Jun Ji Hyun; some of which are new-to-market brands exclusively brought into Singapore.