To celebrate Singapore’s 52nd birthday, Uniqlo will be hosting exhibitions, putting out new fashion collections, and even have a hotel staycation contest at Orchard Road
Happy 52nd Birthday, Singapore! What better way to ring in National Day than with a Singapore-themed exhibition and installation by Uniqlo, the Japanese fashion retailer that has been ace at offering Singapore weather-friendly fashion. Packed with an exciting line-up, here are five cool ways you can celebrate National Day with Uniqlo at its Global Flagship Store in Orchard Central and elsewhere!
Feel right at home at this HDB installation
Homes to millions of Singaporeans, these so-called “landmarks” are totally unmissable in this tropical city. Partnered with the artists behind “HDB: Homes of Singapore”, the HDB-themed (HDB is short for Housing Development Board, ‘cos Singaporeans dig acronyms) installation features images of HDB homes with physical set-ups mimicking the typical interiors, as well as styling recommendations to feed your home decor inspo.
Bring home ‘Souvenirs From Singapore’
The best things come in pairs, and we can’t get anymore stoked than Uniqlo’s collaboration with local gallery shop – Supermama! From now to 20 August, the brands will be showcasing a collection of knick-knacks that makes Singapore… well, Singapore. Feast your eyes on familiar items such as the tiffin carrier, feather duster, canes (*squirm*) and coffee socks. Feeling nostalgic yet?
Wear your Singapore spirit like a badge
Designed by local illustrators – The Fingersmith Letterpress and Festive Folks – 52 Singapore-themed stickers, with designs including Sir Stamford Raffles, roti prata, the Merlion and Milo Dinosaur, are up for grabs. Can’t get enough of these quirky doodles? Select your favourite one and have them printed on the Uniqlo T-Shirts (UTs) via UTme! custom design service at its Bugis+ outlet. Best snag these before the end of August!
Go red or go home
A traditional way of celebrating National Day is showing some love in a stylishly comfy red top. Layer the AIRism innerwear underneath a red flannel shirt, or wear a simple ribbed ballet neck T-shirt starting from $14.90. Check out Uniqlo’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection in stores for a range of red flannel shirts that are great for everyday wear. No doubt, Uniqlo’s Singapore weather-friendly tops are key fashion must-haves for staying cool in this sunny island.
Win a staycation
Fancy a staycay at any hotel of your choice? You read that right; Uniqlo is giving five lucky shoppers the chance to kick back and relax at their dream hotel worth $1,000 (if you’re unsure of which hotel to choose, check out our guide to staycations in Singapore). Have a go at winning that much-needed staycay by sharing photos of yourself with the fam at home on Instagram with the hashtags #UNIQLOSG and #CelebrateHome from now until 13 August. Good luck!
Uniqlo, 01-01 to 04/23 to 25,02-01 to 06/26 to 32/K1 to K5,03-01 to 05/27 to 33/K1/K2, 181 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238896. Opens 11am-10pm daily.