Singapore shopping

Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Holland Village, Dempsey Hill & the Botanic Gardens

Bynd Artisan

Connoisseurs of bespoke stationery and leather will love this sublime store that prides itself on artisanal excellence. Select from the range of handmade journals or spend time customising your own; don't forget to …
Top Choice Clothing in Eastern Singapore

Rumah Bebe

Bebe Seet is the owner of this 1928 shophouse and purveyor of all things Peranakan. She sells traditional kebayas (Nonya-style blouses with decorative lace) with contemporary twists and beautifully beaded shoes. If …
Top Choice Perfume in Little India & Kampong Glam

Sifr Aromatics

This Zen-like perfume laboratory belongs to third-generation perfumer Johari Kazura, whose exquisite creations include the heady East (30mL S$125), a blend of oud, rose absolute, amber and neroli. The focus is on cu…
Top Choice Antiques in Chinatown & the CBD

Tong Mern Sern Antiques

An Aladdin’s cave of dusty furniture, books, records, woodcarvings, porcelain and other bits and bobs (we even found an old cash register), Tong Mern Sern is a curious hunting ground for Singapore nostalgia. A banne…
Top Choice Books in Chinatown & the CBD

BooksActually

Arguably Singapore's coolest bookshop, BooksActually has a refreshing selection of fiction and nonfiction titles, including works by Singaporean authors, and no shortage of beautiful tomes spanning art, architecture…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Orchard Road

Naiise

Looking for unique and inspiring tokens of your time in Singapore? Put this sprawling, designer haven on your list. Cheeky postcards, fun local food prints, candy-shaped cushions and even nasi lemak tea are availabl…
Shoes in Orchard Road

Pedder On Scotts

Even if you're not in the market for high-end heels and bags, Pedder On Scotts thrills with its creative, whimsical items. The store hand picks only the most unique pieces from leading designers, and displays them i…
Mall in Orchard Road

ION Orchard Mall

Rising directly above Orchard MRT station, futuristic ION is the cream of Orchard Rd malls. Basement floors focus on mere-mortal high-street labels like Zara and Uniqlo, while upper-floor tenants read like an issue …
Gifts & Souvenirs in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Kapok

Inside the National Design Centre, Kapok showcases beautifully designed products from Singapore and beyond. Restyle your world with local jewellery from Amado Gudek and Lorem Ipsum Store and flattering dress by GINL…
Books in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Basheer Graphic Books

Spruce up your coffee table at this temple to design books and magazines. Located inside Bras Basah Complex (locally dubbed 'Book City'), it has everything from fashion tomes to titles on art, architecture and urban…