Fashion fanatics: we’re bringing you the exclusive scoop on what’s got us excited in the Expat Living fashion department this month. From the latest collection launches to online shopping deals, cute boutique openings and new brands to know, here’s all you need to know about shopping in Singapore.
Hot collection alert
Hot off the press is news that local label Embrace Jewellery’s Lunar Collection is here. Featuring sterling silver with gold or rhodium plating to prevent tarnishing, these matching earrings ($85) and pendant ($88) work well for everyday wear. embracejewellery.com
We’ve found our favourite daytime bag: the Finlay Fringe tote ($299) from British designer Emily Cheetham’s handbag label Elyse & I. Made from a buttery soft lambskin leather, this roomy tote comes with a removable hand-knotted fringe panel. Available in an on-trend shade of cheery marigold yellow (pictured here), or in a muted, neutral grey tone.
During April, enjoy 15 percent off your first order when you apply the code “Elyse&I-EL-OFFER” before checking out!
This month we’re eyeing this gorgeous shirt dress ($165) from made-to-measure tailor shop CYC, featuring uber-cute Mickey motifs on a blue batik print. Styled in crisp, lightweight cotton, this comfy dress is the perfect piece to throw on for work or to run errands.
Belgium contemporary jewellery brand Diamanti Per Tutti offers elegant yet wallet friendly designs that showcase ethically sourced, hand-set natural diamonds. On top of our lust list is the Allure ring ($312), which features a baguette shaped morganite gemstone surrounded by 14 white diamonds. #01-43A Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road.
Here are three fashion launches that champion conscious and sustainable living.
Handmade in a small family-run factory in Bali, UBU’s fun and functional swimwear is made of fabric recycled from materials like old fishing nets. Our favourite? This white, reversible one-piece ($130) with a halter-neck tie and plunging neckline. ubuswimwear.com
H&M’s latest Conscious Exclusive collection is to die for. We’re absolutely loving the voluminous silhouettes, deep v-necklines and flirty ruffles! Available exclusively a t H & M Orchard Building (1 Grange Road) from 11 April, the collection features sustainable materials like orange fibre, recycled polyester, organic linen and recycled plastic.
#3 Marks & Spencer
Marks & Spencer has rolled out over 50 footwear styles that are vegan friendly, including this pair of lace-up trainers ($79.90). Pair them with dark jeans for a classic look, or a girly sundress for weekend brunch.
Home-grown lingerie brand Perk by Kate has launched its first multi-label lingerie store at 134A Telok Ayer Street. Housed on the second floor of a cosy shophouse, the new store features a selection of international lingerie brands including Timpa, Addiction Lingerie and Commando. Want something more special? Check out the made-to-order service!
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