Need a fashion add-on for your outfit? Shop affordable and stylish necklaces, earrings, rings, bracelets, clutches, bags, caps, watches and head accessories at these shops and online stores in Singapore
We’ve all had those days where we feel like throwing the simplest outfit available for maximum comfort. Or when your favourites are due for a washing. Either way, with an arsenal of accessories, including graphic bags, statement caps, head wraps and of course, jewellery, you’ll be able to turn yourself from one Plain Jane to an absolute fashionista. To help you expand your collection of fashion add-ons, here are our go-to stores for affordable accessories without breaking the bank.
For the contemporary woman, Chainless Brain creates collections of experimental and quirky jewellery and accessories. Every piece stocked is handmade with materials sourced from all over the world. Fancy a bold statement fashion add-on without a hefty price tag? Fret not. Shop jewellery, scarves and headpieces in a wide range of unique designs at affordable prices.
Time to sweep all your conventional notions of jewellery out the door; they can be fun, tongue-in-cheek, and (dare we say it) rule-breaking – if these baubles in question bear the name Carrie K.. The brilliant brainchild of local artisan, Carolyn Kan, this handcrafted jewellery line is strikingly conceptual with an avant-garde take on rings, bib necklaces, cuff bracelets, and earrings that make them perfectly wearable and covetable for years to come.
Carrie K, #02-03 National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969.
The Ordinary Co.
If you’re all about staying in trend, check out this local gem. The Ordinary Co. stocks everything from minimalist to statement pieces, including necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets and hair accessories. And if you’ve got a specific outfit all planned out (based on a certain theme, maybe), why not bag these fashion add-ons according to trends such as indie, classic, glam, pearls, marble, bohemian and more. Nothing feels good like an easy shop!
The Ordinary Co., available online.
It’d be impossible to have not heard of Naiise. The lifestyle store is one of Singapore’s biggest design retailers, with over 890+ emerging and established brands from Singapore and beyond in its lineup. With products catering to everyone – ranging from pins and patches for your totes and denims, minimalist watches and designer jewellery – you’re guaranteed to be flexing your plastic big time here.
Naiise, various locations including The Central, Orchard Gateway and The Cathay.
We’ve been fans of Actually since forever, so naturally, we’re going to tell you that this cutting-edge multi-label lifestyle store is a definite can’t-miss. The outlet in orchardgateway is Actually’s biggest one to date and their best one yet with a slew of cool accessories such as jewellery, belts, caps and bags from brands like Fjallraven Kanken, Spitfire and Lazy Oaf that’ll tempt even the most hardened shopper. We’ll take one of each, please.
Actually, various locations including Orchard Gateway and Suntec City’s North Wing.
For all things trending, head over to kapok. This cult lifestyle and design boutique from Hong Kong delivers quality accessories like jewellery, watches, bags, eyewear and hats from an assortment of hip brands, including ones sourced in Singapore and around the world. While popular names like Common Projects, Daniel Wellington, Maison Kitsunè, as well as local brand Carrie K are found here, you’ll likely leave with a new favourite piece from an under-the-radar brand. We don’t blame you.
Kapok, available at 2 locations including National Design Centre and Tangs.
As any savvy style maven knows, this fast fashion behemoth is undisputedly one of the best places to hit up for cheap and chic finds. Amongst its many, dizzying racks is a rather extensive accessories section, and sunnies for all occasions. While you can opt for simpler, versatile designs, we say go ahead and channel your Coachella best with bright, bold statement accessories.
Forever 21, available at multiple locations including ION Orchard, 313 Somerset and Vivo City.
A personal fave, this British high street giant carries the latest trends and cult faves from other brands as well as its own, leaving you spoilt for choice. Choose quirky pieces from Skinnydip, (affordable) gold jewellery from Orelia, super chic shades from Quay Sunglasses, and bags from Marc B and Hype. You’ll be looking like Topshop alumnae Jordan Dunn, Cara Delevigne and Gigi Hadid in no time!
Topshop, available at multiple locations including ION Orchard and Bugis Junction.
It’s a challenge to find fashionable face and body jewellery – the real deal or simply faux – but Lovisa is my call for affordable jewellery and head accessories. Get your bling on with this Aussie go-to and browse through collections of necklaces, chokers, earrings, rings, bracelets, as well as headbands, scarves and flower crowns, inspired by high fashion runways and trending street styles. Totally worth the money, Lovisa incorporates a variety of materials and expert finishing techniques into its designer jewellery and hair accessories.
Lovisa, available at multiple locations including Wisma Atria and ION Orchard.
If you prefer shopping from the comfort of your bed in your pyjamas, Zalora’s the one for you. Call it the fashion supermarket for online shopping, as you can find almost everything here, including jewellery and accessories by labels like Ivy Park, Jaysa Collection, Chomel and River Island with a touch of button (or a few). Plus, it does free shipping to Singapore for orders over S$40, with a flat rate of SGD4.90 for orders under S$40.
Zalora, available online.