Cluny Court’s a one-stop shop for Christmas Gifts!
Bring on the festive cheer and put some delightful gifts from Cluny Court under the Christmas tree. From holiday snacks to trendy accessories and handmade crafts, you’ll find them all at the mall’s evergreen retail outlets, as well as a series of pop-up stores and vendors, as part of their legendary annual Christmas Fair, from now until 31 December.
# A Cluny Court Christmas: Pop-Up Stores & Vendors
Spoil the ladies in your life with jewellery from EuniqYou, such as this Paperclip Gold Vermeil Necklace from the Demi Deia collection. Crafted from eco-friendly 925 recycled sterling silver and plated in 18K gold, it features a paperclip motif symbolising the essence of human connections. You can even loop it around your wrist to create a stylish stack bracelet – it’ll stand out on its own or shine equally when layered.
From Hat to Toe
The Girl With A Hat’s pop-up store at Cluny Court offers stylish Christmas gifts in the form of embroidered headpieces. There’s no better season than now to dress up in some formal fascinators, flappy hats and ohso-chic French berets à la Emily in Paris! Meanwhile, gents of all ages will love the 100 percent cotton patchwork flat cap designed and handmade in Italy.
End the year surrounded by an abundance of good vibes with Kikiddo’s range of dreamcatchers. These perfect Christmas gifts for little ones were first designed by founder Anja Grasdorf to encourage her little girl’s peaceful slumber. Handcrafted and featuring adorable designs, these sleep aids also double as exquisite room décor, customised to suit various interests, from dinosaurs and unicorns to astronauts and more.
Candle season is here! On this occasion, get into the festive spirit with Artisan of Sense’s Glass Dome Candle collection. Adorned with a glass cloche, these luxurious candles are crafted in eco-friendly soy wax, pure essential oils and a mesmerising crackling wood wick. Lift the dome to have your home smell like a Christmassy blend of musk, florals and herbs. Find the brand’s Christmas pop-up store at Cluny Court.
A delicious bottle of wine (or a dozen) can turn a holiday party from good to fantastic. And at Fermented SG’s pop-up store, you’ll find some rare labels from the US to Italy, Spain to Slovenia. The team also works with wineries like Chamisal Vineyards, Lumen Wines, Seven Hills Winery and Vinden Wines that adopt ethical and sustainable practices, and they can even help you curate personalised wine recommendations based on your tastes!
All About Handmade
‘Tis the season to show love and appreciation to friends and family – so head to The Moon Jar’s pop-up store at Cluny Court to find lovely Christmas gifts handcrafted by Korean artisans. From traditional knot ornaments to handmade holiday candles, these accessories will brighten up any living space with a touch of festive mood.
Be whisked off to magical German Christmas markets thanks to the spiced wine, biscuits as well as other carefully curated festive Christmas gifts available at Ze German’s pop-up store at Cluny Court. Take your pick from delicious Dresden stollens, chocolate-coated Santas, gingerbreads and even limited-edition winter Haribo candies. Otherwise, go for one of the gigantic gift chests filled with the best of German holiday goodies.
Usher in some good vibes this holiday season with a few charming Christmas gifts from Acrysty Co, a Singapore crystal accessory and gemstone boutique. At its Cluny Court Christmas pop-up store, you’ll find this Kasumi Bag Charm featuring aquamarine as well as clear quartz (which represent communication and clarity), perfect to give to those keen to style their everyday outfits with some wearable crystals.
Looking for a memorable gift to take pride of place in your home for a long time? A commissioned watercolour painting of your home in Singapore might be just the thing. Singaporean artist Davi Beschizza specialises in painting black-and-white houses, shophouses as well as florals in gorgeous watercolours. Her art is also showcased on notecards and various prints. Pay her a visit at her Cluny Court Christmas pop-up store.
# A Cluny Court Christmas: Evergreen Stores for Christmas Gifts
In addition to its French fashion, you can also find an exclusive jewellery collection at Juliette C. Gift a piece – or three! – to girlfriends and yourself, and have fun layering the necklaces, stacking the bracelets or simply flaunting a solo piece to add a touch of glamour and pizazz to this holiday season.
Ho, Ho, Ho!
Nothing signals the arrival of Christmas quite like Santa himself. At vendor Iggy’s Crafts at Cluny Court, you’ll find a plethora of adorable handcrafted international Christmas Santa ornaments dressed in handpainted looks representing 35 countries, making them heartwarming gifts for friends from all corners of the globe. Indeed, Singapore’s Santa appropriately dons a batik print outfit accompanied by the iconic Merlion!
Suave and Sleek
Guys might be notoriously hard to shop for, but not at multibrand boutique vendor Caprice by C at Cluny Court, where you’ll discover dapper outfits, accessories, belts, bags and more, carefully sourced from France and Italy. Case in point? These wardrobe essentials from French casual chic brand JAQK, crafted with high quality materials, timeless silhouettes and unique details.
Get the party started with this Singapore bottle stopper designed by vendor Lemongrass & Aubergine at Cluny Court, sure to be a great stocking filler this Christmas as well as conversation starter at any holiday soiree. Available in four unique designs, each is inspired by a Lion City-inspired motif and crafted from durable materials to keep the fun going all season long.
Founded in Singapore in 2015, Bastide Colombe at Cluny Court is here to help usher in some Mediterranean vibes into your Christmas look. The brand is known for its effortlessly chic Spanish wedges and sandals, such as the Susan Camel Espadrilles. In addition, each pair is handcrafted in Spain by master artisans in carefully sourced materials like luxurious leather, exquisite organic cotton and light soles made in jute.
As Christmas nears, liven up your house with a range of heartwarming festival floral arrangements available at vendor Flower Drum at Cluny Court! From luscious wreaths adorned with evergreens and berries to centrepieces overflowing with fragrant blooms and blossoms, each piece is carefully arranged to evoke maximum holiday cheer, while infusing any space with an abundance of joy and love.
For a Christmas gift that will whisk you from office to holiday party in style, check out Commune Wear’s Classic Ballet Flats now available in a new rose gold hue. Handcrafted with cow leather and pig leather lining, as well as the brand’s signature memory foam base, these ballet flats will add a touch of dazzle to any holiday outfit.
What A Gem
Besides vintage watches, vendor Mo Li Hua at Cluny Court also carries a range of timeless jewellery items that will become treasured keepsakes this Christmas and beyond. The small pieces, in particular, lend just the right sparkle without overwhelming your look, such as this pair of South Sea Pearl Earrings, designed with highquality fine pearls and diamonds.
A Slice of Happiness
No holiday season is complete without a bountiful spread of decadent Christmas bakes to be devoured by the family morning, lunch and dinner! Plain Vanilla Bakery at Cluny Court serves up signature seasonal baked goods – think festive sprinkles cupcakes, gingerbread cookies, orange fruit loaves and more. Or rather, try them all by opting for the special treat boxes for a spread to brighten up your dining tables (and your bellies!).
We know that the festive season can feel downright hectic – but you can easily steal a few moments of calm with Oasis Beauty Kitchen’s limited-edition scents and sprays, which also come in a lovely gift set. A spritz of the Lunarie Room & Linen Spray and some drops of the Lunarie Aroma Diffuser Blend in your diffuser fill the home with the essence of juicy melon, jasmine, and fresh lilies. Then just jump into a warm bath with some luxurious bath salts and soak your stresses away.
This Christmas, spoil family, friends and yourself with some luxurious handmade Christmas gifts from INSIDE at Cluny Court. Discover at this vendor unique tableware, stylish ceramics, block-printed table linens, scented candles, as well as photo frames for the home. There are also scarves, jewellery, handbags, and body and bath products to jazz up your look this holiday season.
For those jetting off on a winter getaway, you don’t want to travel without something warm! At Italian fashion boutique Alfie Browns, you’ll find a fab selection of cute women’s sweaters, cosy jumpers and comfy cardigans that make great travel companions, whether you’re looking for an extra layer for chilly evenings or to keep yourself feeling toasty on the plane.
A Cluny Court Christmas: Did you know?
Cluny Court’s annual Christmas Fair is in support of Autism Resource Centre (Singapore) and 100 percent of the gross donations received in boxes at the “Santa Corner” will be donated to the non-profit organisation. So head to Cluny Court’s vendors and pop-up stores to get your shopping on – for a good cause!
Cluny Court Directory
SHOPS | LEVEL 1
- Flower Drum
- Singapore Ixora
- Cold Storage
- Plain Vanilla Bakery
- EGA Juice Clinic
- Meat Co
- Tiong Bahru Bakery
- Prairie by Craftsmen
SHOPS | LEVEL 2
- Relish by Wild Rocket
- Cia Maritima
- The Moon Jar
- House of Holly x Tiny Dots Wonder
- Simply Bread
- Aesthetic Studio Wellness
- The Master Hair Salon
- Capsule by Juliette
- Rue Madame
- Alfie Browns
- Sweaty Betty
- Oasis Beauty Kitchen
- Jeeves – London’s Finest Dry Cleaner
- The Gallery Hair Studio and Head Spa
- Cluny Court Family Dental
- Commune Wear
- Caprice by C
- Hopla! Kids Shoe Shop
- Just Me & Paris
- The Room by Nailbar @ Cluny
- Lemongrass & Aubergine
- Bastide Colombe
- The Linens Company
- Mo Li Hua Vintage Watches & Jewelry
- The Elly Store
- Iggy’s Crafts
Cluny Court is at 501 Bukit Timah Road, near the north end of the Botanic Gardens.
This article first appeared in the November 2023 edition of Expat Living. You can purchase the latest issue or subscribe so you never miss a copy!
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