On a budget? Shop affordable sports gear, discounted designer bags and more at these hotspots.
What if we told you that you have access to year-round steals and deals? And nope, we’re not just talking about The Great Singapore Sale. For times when you’re ditching your favourite mall, multi-label store or secondhand shop for a bargain shopping experience, you head to the city’s best-kept secret: Outlet malls. With deep discounts on luxury labels, high-street brands, sportswear and furnishings, these destinations offer stellar bargains galore. Trust us, your purse strings will thank you.
Key stores: If you have a long wish list or you’re unsure of what you’re looking for, Singapore’s largest outlet mall is your best bet. Expect up to 70% off athletic wear from Nike, half-priced footwear from Charles and Keith and more.
Don’t miss: The mother of all outlet malls in Singapore is home to discounted luxe finds that you won’t get elsewhere. Designer junkies can take their pick from labels like Coach, Furla and Guess.
Pit stop: Owing to its sheer size, IMM houses a pretty impressive basement of food stalls and restaurants like all-star seafood resto Long Beach, hotpot king Haidilao and Bali Thai.
IMM, 2 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609601
Changi City Point
Key stores: East-siders are in for massively discounted treats at Changi City Point. You’ll find signature Lacoste polos, Puma sneakers from past seasons, and workwear picks from G2000.
Don’t miss: Snag a sturdy luggage from Samsonite or zhoosh up your travel wardrobe with Universal Traveller’s winter coats and thermal wear for your next ski vacay!
Pit stop: Make a day of it by rewarding yourself with a fancy dinner and a tipple or two at Wine Connection or Table Manners.
Changi City Point, 5 Changi Business Park Central 1, Singapore 486038
Key stores: With a more compact offering of outlet shops, Anchorpoint tends to be less crowded than the bigger malls, which is good news because you can shop without the queues!
Don’t miss: Stylish shoes from Charles and Keith or Pedro for work, prom, or just about any occasion. A new addition to the shoe cabinet is always welcome, right?
Pit stop: Tuck into pasta or tonkatsu at fusion resto Ma Maison, or dig into an array of oceanic delights at Uncle Leong Seafood.
Anchorpoint, 370 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159953
Velocity – Adidas
Key stores: The dedicated sports mall is a fitness fanatic’s dream, thanks to its extensive range of shops for athletic wear and sports facilities. Adidas may be the only factory store in the building, but there are many more sportswear brands under the same roof, including Reebok Fit Hub and New Balance.
Don’t miss: Amazing steals from French sports retailer Decathlon for all your physical activity needs, as well as popular stores like World of Sports and Royal Sporting House.
Pit stop: Quench your thirst with a refreshing fruit shake from Boost Juice Bars or muscle in on much-needed nutrition and protein over at SaladStop!
Velocity @ Novena Square, 238 Thomson Road, Singapore 307683
Queensway Shopping Centre
Key stores: Flex your athletic ensemble by shopping at the mall’s sports zone with stores like Sports World, Transworld Sports and Alternative Sports, which boast footwear from brands like Under Armour and Puma.
Don’t miss: While most of the stores tend to offer similar stuff, you can expect to score massive discounts without running from pillar to post. Everything from water bottles to rackets to running shoes – you name it, they’ll probably have it!
Pit stop: After all that shopping, take your pick of The Original Katong (Spoon) Laksa or 328 Katong Laksa to fuel up on laksa, otah and curry chicken.
Queensway Shopping Centre, 1 Queensway, Singapore 149071
Bonus: Johor Premium Outlets
Key stores: Nowhere in Singapore will you find such a massive and dizzying variety of luxury and high-street brand outlet stores. This place is chock full of all the clothes, shoes, bags and jewellery you could want, minus the huge price tags!
Don’t miss: Leather arm candy from Aigner, ‘it’ accessories from Michael Kors and killer heels from Salvatore Ferragamo.
Pit stop: Chill out over coffee at Dome Cafe, snack on sweet treats at Baskin-Robbins, or feast on fried chicken at Marrybrown.
Johor Premium Outlets, Jalan Premium Outlets Indahpura, 81000 Kulai, Johor, Malaysia