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The best new shops and drops to check out

New shops in town and fresh collections that caught our eye

Delfina Utomo
Cheryl Sekkappan
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Delfina Utomo
&
Cheryl Sekkappan
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Sale or no sale, why not indulge a little anyway? It helps that there's always something new happening in Singapore's shopping scene. Home to impressive shopping malls, a myriad of local and international brands and both luxury boutiques and discount outlets, there's a lot for you to celebrate about our retail scene. This with, we've got the grand openings of two experience stores, and new drops from homegrown and international brands alike. 

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  • City Hall

Shop for beautifully made jewellery at Soami's new flagship store in Raffles City. You won't miss the space on the third floor of the shopping mall, not with its distinctive archer foyer entrance, textured pillars and teal-tiled flooring. Nestled within this intimate space, designed by Parable Studio, are displays of Soami's handcrafted jewellery. Choose from collections of stainless steel and 14k gold vermeil jewellery, or pick out elegant pieces from its solid gold line and bridal and bespoke fine jewellery line called Dion by Soami. Whether you're shopping for yourself or a friend, you can consider engraving initials or special messages for a personalised touch too.

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  • Toys and games
  • Kallang

On the lookout for that next Marvel, DC, Godzilla or Disney collectable to adorn your shelf? Now, you can browse over 300 prized statue collectables, merchandise and apparel at award-winning global design studio XM's first flagship concept store in Singapore. The store takes over 19,000 square feet of space over the third floor of Kitchener Complex. This sprawling space works as a retail-cum-exhibition space for high-quality collectables from major brands like Disney, Warner Bros., Hasbro, Godzilla, Ultraman, Sanrio and more. Conceptualised and designed by XM, these products will be displayed in immersive themed settings. Local and regional enthusiasts can also pick up exclusive streetwear, themed merchandise and more lifestyle products. 

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Hong Kong's oolong tea brand Cupfy comes to Singapore
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Hong Kong's oolong tea brand Cupfy comes to Singapore

Oolong tea lovers are in for a treat. Cupfy, an award-winning specialist oolong tea brand from Hong Kong, has landed in Singapore. It offers a signature red oolong tea blend, made using tea leaves sourced from Lugu Valley, Taiwan. Other than that, choose from a selection of teas, including golden oolong, Tie Guan Yin or jasmine green tea, as well as cold brew coffee. And of course, we love our toppings – and Cupfy does not disappoint. To jazz up your drinks, try out their in-house taro puree, taro balls, grass and Aiyu jellies, freshly zested grapefruit and lime juice. 

Moleskine welcomes spring with its Sakura collection
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Moleskine welcomes spring with its Sakura collection

Spring is upon us, and in Japan, that means one thing – sakura. To celebrate the blossoming of these gorgeous pink flowers, Moleskine has teamed up with Japanese textile designer Yuri Humiro to design a limited edition collection called the Sakura 2022 Collection. It currently features notebooks of various designs and sizes, each depicting different scenes from Ueno Park, Japan during the cherry blossom season. There is also a Sakura Collector's Box adorned with SNIP SNAP fabric – a special material consisting of two layers, the first of which can be cut to reveal colours and woven images hidden underneath. The Sakura collection is currently available at Moleskine Paragon – don't miss out. 

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PUMA gets noir with a Gotham collection
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PUMA gets noir with a Gotham collection

Loved the DC film The Batman? PUMA is bringing that dark and gritty aesthetic to its new limited edition PUMA x Batman collection. Fans can pick up hoodies, T-shirts, tracksuits, leggings, hats and more, tastefully adorned with Batman iconography. Later this year, the sportswear brand will also be launching its classic footwear in new colourways, such as a sexy all-over black RS-X silhouette with red accents that pay homage to Batman and Catwoman. If you can't wait to suit up, shop online now or visit PUMA stores at Bugis+, MBS, United Square, ION, VIVOCITY and Footlocker. 

February's drop

A gorgeous Lunar New Year collection from Alexander McQueen
Photograph: Alexander McQueen

A gorgeous Lunar New Year collection from Alexander McQueen

Paint the town red this Lunar New Year with the gorgeous festive collection from Alexander McQueen. Iconic pieces from the luxury brand, including The Curve and Curve Mini bags, are decked out in a deep scarlet metallic leather and set with crystals. We also love the Oversized Sneaker – these beautiful kicks come in classic white leather with an eye-popping red back feature. Otherwise, accessorise with small quilted metallic leather purses, credit card holders and leather coin purses, some bearing the signature red McQueen seal and skull motif.

Available in-stores at Alexander McQueen  

Subtly festive eyewear from Burberry
Photograph: Burberry

Subtly festive eyewear from Burberry

For subtle festive style this Lunar New Year, look into the latest eyewear collection from Burberry. These glasses have a flattering geometric frame in gold-plated metal and orange acetate – bringing to mind the tiger – while the Thomas Burberry monogram sits on the temples and framed by an elegant chain-link detail. Get it in optical and gradient warm brown lens, now available at Burberry stores. 

Available in-stores at Burberry

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Glam lipsticks from Gucci Beauty
Photograph: Michael Hauptman via Gucci Beauty

Glam lipsticks from Gucci Beauty

This is a lipstick that you'll want displayed on your dressing table 24/7. Blue roses bloom over the lipstick's porcelain effect ivory lacquered tube, finished with a gold ribbed metal bottom to compelte the vintage-inspired dream. Choose from three shades – two are the existing 25* 'Goldie Red' and 203 'Mildred Rosewood' – and the last is the new lip colour 520 'Marina Scarlet' to brighten your festive look. It's a lightweight and semitransparent formula to give your lives a subtle, glam shimmer. 

Available in-stores at Gucci and Tangs

Elegant tiger-inspired eyewear from Lenskart
Photograph: Lenskart

Elegant tiger-inspired eyewear from Lenskart

Set yourself up for a lucky Lunar New Year with Lenskart's CNY Tiger collection. These understated and elegant glasses carry subtle tiger designs and delicate Chinese symbols representing fortune and prosperity. We especially love the lightweight steel-framed glasses, which have the  (Fu) character etched upside down alongside a tiger icon guarding the temples, as well as a tiger head adorning the nosepads. The transparent acetate frames offer another look, with classy mahjong-inspired tiles carrying the Chinese characters of prosperity and fortune on the inside of the temples 

Available online and in-stores at Lenskart 

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Limited edition playing cards from Nasty Cookie
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Limited edition playing cards from Nasty Cookie

Need some new playing cards for your Lunar New Year gatherings? Get this vibrant set from Nasty Cookie, which is available for redemption for every $30 spend in a single receipt. We just love the cheerful turquoise colour and quirky illustrations – it's perfect to liven up your festive games. There are only 800 of these limited edition cards available, so head to your nearest Nasty Cookie now. 

Available In-stores while stocks last

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