Let's face it: shopping is right at the heel of eating as Singaporeans' favourite pastime. And for good reason too. From cool indie boutiques and furniture stops to record stores and kids' stores, there are plenty of retail and online spaces to shop 'till you drop. This month, drop by a coveted beauty booth, a prestigious perfumery and a home decor store that might make you want to re-do your entire home. Wallets out, cards out!
The London-based Turkish founder and designer Bora Aksu is known for his signature ruffle designs, dreamy dresses and pastel palettes. Browse through the collection yourself at the boutique located at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. Expect frilly and feminine pieces which are romantic and modern at the same time. His designs have also been worn by international celebrities like Keira Knightley, Anna Paquin, Rita Ora and Ellie Goulding.
Borrowing from the Danish concept of 'hygge' which encompasses all things cosy and content, Hooga's products aim to bring this warmth into your homes. Find all you need to make your personal space more meaningful and intimate. Shop fuzzy throw blankets, scented candles, pastel-coloured dinner sets, fairy lights, bed linen and more at the new outlet in Great World City.
Local label Sans & Sans is a contemporary ready-to-wear clothing brand for the modern woman. You can find wardrobe essentials in premium quality fabrics – but without the hefty price tag. If you're a fan of muted neutral colours like black, navy and white with some trendy colours like hazelnut and shades of green making an appearance in the collection, shop the label's line now instore.