The joyous air of Christmas will be washing over Singapore soon, and stores will be packed with trimmings to get our homes looking their yuletide best. Excited to go the whole hog and deck the halls with decorations galore? We’ve come up with this short list of particularly festive stores to present you with the best places to start shopping for all sorts of Christmassy essentials – and then some. (Psst… looking for information on Christmas trees, carolling concerts, Midnight Mass, twinkly displays or any other festive treats? Jump inside our special Christmas section).
1. Galanga Living
For trimmings with a modern Scandinavian streak, such as cobbler ornaments, wooden trees and stars, and pine spruces.
#01-02 Henderson Industrial Park Singapore, 211 Henderson Road | 6475 2633
The chic furniture store will be bringing in opulent decorations and furnishings to suit the season, including an avante-garde wooden Christmas tree, gold baubles, serene white lanterns and more.
#02-03 Sime Darby Centr, 896 Dunearn Road | 6471 9918
3. In Situ
For a cosy touch to your abode, Situ offers knitted ornaments and stockings (regular and jumbo sized) made of Alpaca wool, as well as elegant table mats, candles and centrepieces for the dining table.
238 River Valley Road | 6733 7307
4. Make Room
Delicate ornaments of all kinds will be turning up here, made of porcelain, paper and glass.
#10-01 Tan Boon LIat Building 315 Outram Road | 9113 1274
Pressed for time? Scurry over to this well-established florist for Christmas trees conveniently decked out in lavish ornaments. They also sell festive decorations like candles, wreaths and mistletoe bunches on their own.
#05-14/15/16 The Verge, 2 Serangoon Road | 6291 7622
6. Far East Flora
Brings in a spread of live fir trees and poinsettia arrangements. (Psst…! See even more places to buy real and fake Christmas trees in Singapore here).
565 Thomson Road | 6251 2323
7. Crate & Barrel
The American-based furniture and living store will be bringing in a beautiful range of decorations and functional flourishes for the home, such as ornate music box snowglobes and limited edition handcrafted nutcracker toys.
#03-25, #04-21/22 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn | 6634 4222
Their Christmas Trim Shoppe brims with colourful, extravagant ornaments, snow globes, and festive decorations that have leaped out of a storybook.
#02-28 The Paragon, 290 Orchard Road | 6835 3322
Homes would feel instantly cosier with their range of candles, poinsettia cushions, angel statues, and cute knitted Santas.
#01-35/36 Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade | 6737 8858
One of our favourite department stores for all things seasonal, including fully decorated trees, porcelain and crystal ornaments, shiny trimmings, shimmering snowflakes and stars, and more.
260 Orchard Road | 6735 8838
11. Bedok Garden & Landscaping
Want a mammoth Christmas tree that takes center stage? These guys provide US-grown Christmas trees that can tower up to 12 feet tall.
4A Bedok South Road | 6244 2216
For pretty greeting cards, wrapping paper, ribbons, decorative tape, goodie bags and gift tags.
#B2-53 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn | 6509 3107
Another department store that goes absolutely bonkers with Christmas supplies. Visit their festive shop on the 4th floor for wrapping paper, artificial trees, festive dinnerware, greeting cards and decorations. Expect to see colourful, ornate wares from brands like Marimekko, Steiff and Bynd Artisan.
310 Orchard Road | 6737 5500
14. Verandah Living
Best for classy, delicate glass ornaments that’ll give your tree a splash of posh.
2C Sime Darby Center, 896 Dunearn Road | 6466 0425
15. Tatty Marsh
If you’re dreaming of a very Brit Christmas, look out for jolly, bright decorations from their stable of English brands, such as Cath Kidston and Susie Watson.
#02-07 Tanglin Mall | 6887 4225
Expect a wide variety of affordable decorations – think papier-mâché reindeer ornaments, faux foliage, and Christmas stockings – and glitzy ribbons to spruce up gifts. If you’d like a stab at crafting your own decorations, they provide raw materials in merry shapes and patterns as well.
Level 5, Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road | 6733 9808
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