Starting at the hosiery factory in Troyes, which is still in operation today, the company then went on to specialize in underwear for men, women and children.
The famous Petit Bateau underwear was enshrined when it won the Grand Prize for innovation, awarded at the Exposition Universelle in Paris. Later on, by observing the special necklines of the soldiers' t-shirts, who donned their underwear without taking off their helmets, Petit Bateau invented it's first baby bodysuits.
In 1988 the brand was purchased by Yves Rocher, the world leader in plant origin cosmetics.
The 115-year-old French fashion brand is synonymous with quality and comfort clothing and still manufactures its cotton knitted jerseys. Petit Bateau has a wide array of colors and styles that are fun and trendy for all ages. The brand designs 500 styles per season and so, allows for a very wide selection in every collection.
Kaixo (pronounced ‘kai-sho’) is a new Spanish restaurant that offers gourmet cuisine influenced by the Basque region (Northern Spain).
The Basque region is one of the most popular regions in Europe favoured by food lovers who travel there to sample the simple, fresh tasting but innovative cuisine put up by numerous fine dining restaurants. In particular, the food that Kaixo obtains its inspirations from is the coastal city of San Sebastian which is reputed to be a food mecca, having one of the most, if not the most number of Michelin starred restaurants in a city.
Kaixo aims to provide you a convivial and energetic “3rd space” for you to enjoy affordable gourmet cuisine in a comfortable and trendy setting. The food is characterized by bright flavors and innovative combinations, typical of Basque cuisine and may make you rethink of bar food and Mediterranean cuisine.
Kaixo serves Pintxos which taste wonderful accompanied by a cold draft beer. It also serves seafood and meats in both Tapas and Mains portions, which are perfectly accompanied by its selection of Spanish wines, sparkling wines and Cavas.
Gap Kids / Baby Gap is a leading, international specialty retailer offering trendy clothing, accessories and personal care products for babies and children.
They are a branch of Gap Inc that sells clothes for children roughly from ages 2 to 12. Their collection specializes in casual clothes of all kinds that are also in style for children in early ages. Their accessories for kids, include backpacks, sunglasses, hats and hair pieces.
Gap offers inventive American style. Clean, classic clothing to help you express your individual sense of style. They opened their first store more than 40 years ago, and continue to build its brand presence around the world.
Their comfortable, colorful styles in sturdy basics will appeal to both children and parents. Discover their recent partnership with Dian Von Furstenberg where the bold, bright and beautiful collection brings the essence of DVF to the high street.
A little street off the beaten track. Away from the characterless malls and throngs of aimless wanderers. Gleaming steel and towering concrete give way to conservation shophouses and a vibrant indie culture.
Welcome to Bali Lane where there isn't a chain store in sight and where threadbare & squirrel calls home. Nestled among laid back cafes and other little independent boutiques, they could not have hoped for a better place to setup shop.
A wholly different crowd dwell there. If you dare to dress yourself, then perhaps you might find something that tickles your fancy among their selection of clothes, bags and baubles hand picked to be stocked in the store by the owner herself. It is a thoughtfully curated boutique where they stock items from clothes to bags to baubles to notebooks to whatever they feel looks nice & love to get their hands on.
Designers, artists, independent thinkers and aspiring fashionistas stroll down the lane in search of something to add to their lives so go visit them and see if they may have that little something to brighten up your day.
Many people ask them why Threadbare & Squirrel? Well “Threadbare” because they hope you love the clothes you buy from them so much that they’ll get threadbare before you’d be willing to part with them. “Squirrel” because they like to find the beautiful and offbeat, the wonderful and curious, and find a way of bringing these objects to you.
At Threadbare & Squirrel you are bound to find some nifty stuff that will make you look good and that will be sure to delight.
Encompassing music, food, alcohol and visual aesthetics to stimulate the senses, Pasha consists of four spaces: restaurant, indoor bar, rooftop bar and an exclusive members-only private lounge. A modern Moroccan venue that replicates the look and feel of an oriential den that offers intimate exclusivity, exotic ambience, and stylish sophistication in an utterly tranquil yet trendy setting - an ideal destination to visit each day.
Pasha aims to be an iconic lifestyle destination in Singapore. An original and innovative modern Moroccan venue that replicates the look and feel of an oriental den. Pasha offers intimate exclusivity, exotic ambience, and stylish sophistication in an utterly tranquil yet trendy setting - an ideal destination to visit at the end of each day. The word "pasha" was introduced during the Ottoman administrative. It is an honorary title equivalent to the British title of Lord.
Stepping into Pasha is as though as being transported into magical Morocco. Artefacts and furnishing are specially imported from Morocco. Patrons could instantly experience the earthly sophisticated ambience through its exotic lightings and furnishing. Pasha’s stylish and modern interior design conveys an understated elegance with oriental, sophisticated design and décor that still respects the historic structure of the century-old building.
Being subjected to Berber, Moorish, Mediterranean and Arab influences, Moroccan cuisine is extremely diverse. Characteristic flavourings include lemon pickle, cold-pressed, unrefined olive oil and dried fruits. Common meats include mutton, beef, chicken and seafood. Spices are used extensively in Moroccan food. Common spices include cinnamon, cumin, turmeric, ginger, pepper, paprika, anise seed, sesame seeds, coriander, and saffron. Common herbs include mint and parsley. The most famous Moroccan dishes are Couscous (rice), Tajine, and Harira (soup). The most popular drink is green tea with mint.
Occupying 10,000 square feet, the restaurant can cater up to 200 guests (including the indoor and outdoor bar and private lounge). Equipped with such space, the place can easily double up as event venues for corporate dinners, business meetings, private parties and functions.
If an extravagant lifestyle is what you're looking for, Pasha’s private lounge will be the destination venue for you. Privileged guests will get to enjoy the exclusivity and attention at this invitation-only club. Inside, a wonderful sense of space will enthral you as you gaze upwards to the sloping high ceiling where you can truly kick back, relax and leave all inhibitions aside. This private club will serve as your elegant sanctuary – be it for business or pleasures or both.
Designed by ONG & ONG, Studio M this nautical-themed hotel is a landmark is located in Singapore. Given its high visibility and the accompanying social vibrance of the site, the key idea was to design a trendy and memorable landmark worthy of gracing the historical river next to which it resides. The result is a building façade shaped like a boat sail, with the elevated deck being likened to a cruise deck. These features collectively paint an image of a ship moored by the riverside.
Rooms were designed as live-work-play spaces that cater to the needs of urban travellers. Conceptualised as a “box within a box”, each 15m2 room is compact yet luxurious, with double volume space for added depth and fully functional bathroom “pods” that can be easily reconfigured to create a diversity of room types.
Italian maestro, Piero Lissoni brings his style of minimal Italian elegance to Singapore with the launch of Studio M. Designed to be both sophisticated and edgy; the hotel is created using clean lines and a subtle colour palette. If you’re looking for more than just sharp service and privacy, the ultra-chic interiors will be sure to appeal. Lissoni has also brought greenery into the hotel and created a lush environment of a perfect urban garden. When architecture and plants are integrated, the hotel takes on a whole new angle of warmth and tranquility.
A towering loft acts as a unique front to the hotel while a remarkable five-metre high chandelier floats above a white sculptural island serving as the one-stop reception area. Whether in pursuit of business or pleasure, you’ll be delighted by Studio M and what it has to offer. Contemporary design and an unrivalled sense of connectivity make this a hotel destination that will reinvent the meaning of travel.
As the modern refuge for a new generation of savvy business and leisure travellers, Studio M epitomises chic and savvy living, with intuitive attention to facilities and technology.. If you appreciate contemporary designs and access to technology and connectivity, Studio M is the answer to your ideal travel experience.
Studio M also has plenty to offer for those who like an after-dark life where gourmet restaurants and high-end bars come alive at every corner outside. For shopping, you can easily head towards town nearby and return back to the comfort of your own personal space in the hotel.
Duplex rooms with separate bed and living/office areas are conceived for both rest and work. Studio M’s ‘plug and play’ concept offers style and convenience that you can make your own. Each guest room is decorated as an urban-inspired loft with elevated ceilings intended to provide an exclusive view of the city fringe.
The open-air tropical deck is accompanied by reflection pools, a 25-metre lap pool, an open-air gym and separate dining areas. Mixing business with pleasure, guests will experience a seamless integration of work and play with on-demand business services that are so unimposing, you always feel invited to play.
Coffee Stars by Dao, known as Coffee Beans by Dao in Thailand, is a café-restaurant concept that has experienced tremendous success in Bangkok. Currently with 6 outlets, the café chain will make its foray into Chiangmai and Phuket in 2011. Singapore is the first country outside Thailand to enjoy this unique and dynamic dining experience.
The idea behind Coffee Stars by Dao is that of sophistication, embodied in its signature chandelier found in every outlet. The ambience is designed to provide a casual yet elegant, cozy yet trendy, dining experience for all.
Their menu offers a wide array of authentic Thai cuisine and a spread of international desserts, satisfying their customers in every way, be it a main meal or just an indulgent tea break. Every food item is prepared with the best ingredients to excite even the most jaded palate. Their aim is to keep their customers coming back for more.
So don’t hesitate! Go on down to Coffee Stars by Dao today to enjoy a gastronomical treat and be pampered by their warm and friendly service.
Flower Diamond Boutique, renowned for its high quality jewelry and elegant pieces has created a niche for itself both as a purveyor of high end designer jewelry and updated, elegant designs for high society as well as trendy career-minded woman.
Flower Diamond Boutique high quality jewelry is available both ready-to-wear and custom designed, appealing to a broad range of clients and fulfilling each individual desire.
Flower Diamond Boutique was created in 1996 and has since built a strong name for itself in the market based on quality, design and highly personalized, professional service. With the recent additions of in-house design and manufacturing divisions, Flower Diamond’s offerings have expanded to include beautifully crafted in-house designs and custom work.
The wonderful range of collections are as follows:
Circle of Friendship: Which each piece is made up of Circles symbolizing the never ending unbroken circle of friendship that exists between women. Each piece is designed to complement the natural curves of a woman.
Le Fleur: The pieces of the Le Fleur collection are unique; the roses are all 3 dimensional. They appear to pop out, and when worn they looking stunning. Not for the shrinking violet, each piece is almost life in size and proportion.
Classic: The Classic Collections are one of the key signature collections by Flower Diamond."The pieces in the Classic Collection are timeless and everlasting designs. Flower Diamond has taken special care to choose high quality precious stones - sapphires, rubies and emeralds. It has taken a considerable effort to source for these for this collection as the vision for the Classic Collection was to have something that would transcend fashion and time."
Desire: The Desire collection of rings is the perfect accessory for this season’s fashion. With the runway featuring retro glamour, from dresses, to shoes and bags, Flower Diamond once again has come up with a winning collection that is going to send ladies into a frenzy of Desire to acquire one of the pieces.
Black Beauty: This season, the focus is on a neutral palate of black /brown and white diamonds. This collection called “Black Beauty” perfectly captures this season’s fashion statement. The “Black Beauty” collection has a novel, graphic and strong look and feel. It is modern and edgy, in keeping with Flower Diamond’s style tradition, but this time with an added twist of keeping the colour scheme tone on tone.
Criss/Cross: Collection designed specially by Dick Lee for Flower Diamond. The design of this collection is a based on the classic cross pendant but with a literal “twist”. The generously proportioned cross, sitting within a circle of diamonds, can be turned around to present a different surface. In fact, both the cross and circle will have different surfaces on each side, which allows the pendant to be worn four ways.
Orlando Orlandini: Scintille Collection The special softness is achieved through hand-chiselling and the creation of thousands of almost invisible surfaces, so as to realize a jewel extremely easy to wear and bright.
Cascading Diamonds: The most interesting feature of “Cascading Diamonds” is the tassels of diamonds which feature in earrings, necklaces and bracelets. The tassels of diamonds lend movement, grace and elegance to the jewelry and mark a move away from the structured look of previous season’s chandelier earrings. These tassels are soft and flowing, much like cascading water from a waterfall.
#B2-204 The Shoppes, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue
Boulevard Bayfront is located at the new iconic financial hub of Singapore – Marina Bay Financial Centre. The newest addition to the Boulevard chain of dining-bars, Boulevard Bayfront is named by the frontal view of the Marina Bay and the relevance of its neighboring road name, Bayfront Avenue.
Boulevard Bayfront is set to be the premier league of gastronomy bar in comparison to its sister outlets – Boulevard Restrobar & CraftBeer. The chic and trendy designer-like interior, dazzling unblocked view of the Marina Bay Waterfront, accompanying bar cuisine of Tapas and Gourmet Pizza, and a polished fine wine list are the reasons for the draw of this place.
Boulevard Bayfront embodies both the pleasures of Gourmet and Wine with a phenomenal offering of a voguish welcoming interior that sets to comfort guests in suits and coats; immersing each and every in the soulful music beats of chill and down tempo.
Set in the busy Financial District area, Boulevard Bayfront offers a breather from the fast paced city with its hospitable atmosphere and luscious comfort of fine wine & bar cuisine. Nestled within the Marina Bay Financial Centre and just on foot distance from the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort, provides a haven for the business community, locals and overseas guests alike.
8 Marina Boulevard, #01-02 Tower 1 Marina Bay Financial Centre
Knightsbridge in Orchard Road just got a major pump with the much-awaited letting to Topshop. The 15,000 sq ft three storey Topshop flagship comprises Topshop and Topman, and is the brand’s largest flagship in Asia. It is the biggest Topshop/Topman outside of UK and US and besides mainline, footwear and accessories collections, plus Boutique and Unique there are exclusive opening pieces available at the new Knightsbridge store that are free for you to grab ahead of the festive madness.
Knightsbridge is a new four-storey retail podium within Park Hotel Group’s flagship property, the five-star hotel Grand Park Orchard. The complex, which recently underwent a S$80 million refurbishment, comprises 83,000 sq ft of retail space. Besides Topshop and Topman this new retail podium will also boast international retail brands like Brooks Brothers, Tommy Hilfiger as well as multi-brand luxury watch retailers Dickson Watch and The Hour Glass with flagship-sized floor plates and double-volume façade frontages.
Topshop has a 34-year history in the UK and has won the prestigious “Fashion Retailer of the Year” award in UK two years in a row. The philosophy behind Topshop is simple. Fast with fashion, adapt the latest catwalk styles for young adults, make it well and make it affordable. Shoppers can expect to see the coolest trends, boldest designs and latest styles adapted hot from the latest runway shows and air-flown straight into all international Topshop outlets in a matter of 8 weeks.
Kate Moss and Topshop have collaborated to design an eclectic capsule collection of effortlessly cool, signature pieces. Inspired by Kate's wardrobe, the range encapsulates her personal sense of style, and showcases key looks for the season ahead.
Topman offers trendy, affordable clothings for men with an eye for fashion and a touch of daring with an ever-changing choice in a fun and exciting atmosphere. Choose from workwear such as modern fitted cut or classic cut shirts, pants and suitings or semi-formal wear in shirtings, shorts and knitwear. For the man with a great physique, achieve contemporary looks with fashionable tees, shirts and pants. Colourful printed tees, shirts, denim jeans and bermudas will suit the casual man with a sporty lifestyle. A variety of accessories such as belts, ties, hats, sunshades, bags, wallets, jewelry and boxer shorts are also available.