The trick to local shopping is knowing that local shops and brands are spread all across the island. Although many are located in the usual shopping spots, many are not. Discovering these hidden local gems in Bukit Timah was a unique and personal experience .
Bukit Timah means “tin hill” in Malay, and the hill in question happens to be the highest point in Singapore (163m). It’s not where you’ll find the shops, though – those are dotted along the very lengthy Bukit Timah Road further to the east.
Recently considered a residential area only, Cluny Court and its surrounds have been developed by local entrepreneurs into an enchanting lifestyle destination. Packed with a couple of dozen boutiques and specialty shops, Cluny is a delight. We’re pretty sure you’ll find it hard to walk away without purchasing something unique and special from one of the stores.
For an extensive range of European emerging designer fashion and accessories for women and teenagers, head to Rosalie Pompon which imports trending new pieces from Paris and Brussels.
Some exquisite ideas for interiors can be found at Bungalow 55 . The shop sourcesunique home accessories and gifts from all corners of the globe, so you’ll find homewares with a touch of modern Asian, seaside beach-house and even Hamptons flare.
Right next door to Cluny Court is Serene Centre. Not only is it a reasonable alternative for parking in Cluny Court, the kids’ stores make the visit worthwhile. When Billy Grows Up offers an intriguing collection of baby, children and tween clothing, accessories and picture books.
Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road | Serene Centre, 10 Jalan Serene | MRT: Botanic Gardens
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