Don’t lose to the chill! Bundle up in style with fashionable winter wear from these shops in Singapore.
Winter vacays are notoriously hard to prepare for, no thanks to meagre baggage allowance, limited outfit options and under (or over) estimation of the cold. Whether you’re hitting the slopes for a ski trip, hiking snow-capped mountains or exploring the streets of a chilly country, we’ve rounded up the best winter wear shops in Singapore where you can pick up clothes to keep you warm, toasty and stylishly layered.
Where to shop for winter wear in Singapore
1. Outdoor Life
Don’t be fooled by this store! Yes, it may be an outdoor gear shop, but Outdoor Life also stocks a good range of winter clothes. We’re talking skiing and snowboarding jackets, fleece and insulated pants, winter boots, and even earbags. Keep your eyes peeled for its winter sales, where you might snag some great deals and steals.
Outdoor Life, #02-20, Funan, 107 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179105
2. Alfie Browns
This boutique in Singapore hails from Florence, Italy. Its founder has even had the opportunity to dress plenty of Italian stars and influencers. Skilled artisans weave the finest textiles and fabrics to produce quality products that keep you warm, and respect the heritage of Italian quality and lifestyle. Head down to browse its latest collection of coats, pants and belted dresses that are elegant, comfortable and easy to wear.
Alfie Browns, #02-12, Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259760
3. The Ride Side
The Ride Side has made a name for itself as a top-notch skate store. Especially if you’re going for outdoor activities like skateboarding, surf-skating, snowboarding and skiing. If you’re swinging by to pick up some gear for your next winter adventure, you can also purchase clothes to protect you from the elements. Think insulated outerwear, knitted beanies, wool socks, gore-tex jackets and more.
The Ride Side, #01-10, Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place, Singapore 397628
Everyone’s fave Japanese clothing brand offers the unthinkable: affordable cashmere sweaters. *gasp* But if your winter wardrobe is calling out for more than super soft layers, stock up on leggings and long-sleeved shirts from the Heat Tech and Ultra Light Down collections. Great for layering, these pieces are unbelievably lightweight and keep wearers warm without the overbearing thickness of usual winter woollies. Look out for products from the Ultra Light Down category – these super comfy jackets will keep you nice and warm.
Uniqlo, multiple locations including Suntec City and Bugis+
5. The North Face
From clothing to accessories to equipment, this shop in Singapore offers you a slew of high-end winter basics. If you’re looking to refresh your winter wardrobe, this is the place to be. With the durable range of jackets, coats, shoes, hoodies and other outdoor gear for men, women and kids, you’ll be well-prepared for your next winter trip!
The North Face, multiple locations including Ion Orchard and Marina Square
Sustainable and high-tech, Marmot specialises in outdoor wear for adventures and winter needs. We especially love the men’s hype down hoodie that provides exceptional warmth and compactibility, and the women’s prospect coat that’s made of two-layer waterproof and breathable fabric. Plus, the brand constantly works towards minimising its carbon footprint. Expect to find other useful winter accessories like gloves and beanies in the selection, too.
Marmot, #01-01, Campers’ Corner Outdoor Outfitters, Boon Siew Building, 75 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229833
Zara’s always bang on-trend, which is why it’s naturally our source of stylish winter wear. The Fall/Winter collections are sheer perfection! You’ll find leather high-heeled boots, tailored trenches and puffer jackets in the line-up. Plus, classic parkas and military-inspired bomber jackets from the men’s range.
Zara, multiple locations including 313@Somerset and Marina Square
For moments when you have to pick function over style, this sportswear emporium in Singapore has its fair share of winter wear gear to keep you warm without breaking the bank. Apart from gym attire, you’ll find threads for hiking, trekking, skiing and snowboarding, along with handy accessories. Fair warning: Decathlon’s apparel may not scream winter fashion catalogue. But if you’ve been through a chilly European winter, you know where your priorities lie.
Decathlon, multiple locations including Holland Village and City Square Mall
One thing’s for sure: Mango breaks away from the stereotypical winter vacay suitcase of pudgy windbreakers and ugly sweaters. What you get is a wardrobe upgrade of chic essentials and novel choices. Case in point: the modern glam collection accentuates a sophisticated version of chunky wool sweaters, pleated prints and floral printed dresses.
Mango, multiple locations including Ion Orchard and Raffles City
10. Brooks Brothers
Brooks Brothers transports you to an English countryside sprinkled with Ivy-inspired American fashion. Think classic, preppy silhouettes in heritage Scottish cashmere and Harris tweed fabrics. If you’re all for a touch of holiday sparkle, stock up on pieces like the Fair Isle sweater vests. Timeless winter essentials meet preppy reds, blacks and greens – we love.
Brooks Brothers, multiple locations including Takashimaya and Raffles City
11. Pull & Bear
With a fair collection of elevated basics (for easy layering) and heavy-duty coats with faux shearling (for the ultimate protection). It’s hard to imagine how this brand was inspired by the Californian city of Palm Springs. There’s even a full range of knitwear and outerwear in a bevy of textures, prints, colours and styles for you to play mix and match.
Pull & Bear, multiple locations including VivoCity and Ion Orchard
12. Cold Wear
Ask any local in Singapore for advice on winter wear – chances are, Cold Wear is the first thing that comes to mind. This winter clothes institution is a year-round treasure trove of cold weather gear such as padded jackets, windbreakers, scarves and gloves. Designs are kept timeless for easy layering, and pieces are made with innovative materials to keep your suitcase as light as possible. Bonus: free shipping (when you spend above $50) is offered online if you can’t make it down to its stores.
Cold Wear, multiple locations including United Square and Orchardgateway
You’ll want to bookmark this store for legit frosty winter vacays. From outdoor camping accessories and luggage to comfy thermal wear, Winning has everything you need. Items worth nabbing: the women’s long belted down jacket with detachable fur and the lauret padded jacket with a scarf.
Winning, multiple locations including Causeway Point and Hougang Mall
14. Winter Time
At Winter Time, the cold wear range doesn’t mess around. It’s unmistakably heavy-duty so don’t expect uber-stylish pieces for slouchy, street style ensembles. The selection includes affordable must-haves like down parkas, ski jackets, trench coats and tights. You can easily snap up a couple of winter basics here. Word of advice: research the weather at your destination so you don’t end up splurging on things you don’t need.
Winter Time, multiple locations including IMM and Parkway Parade
15. Universal Traveller
This one’s a big contender for chic cold wear giants like Uniqlo. Designed for the savvy traveller, collections rely on three simple principles: function, style and lightness. For women, the two-tone basic down parka jacket and the elegant slim fit fur jacket are star buys. As for the lads, you can’t go wrong with the wool blend utility jacket.
Universal Traveller, 15 Kaki Bukit View, Singapore 415951
If you’re headed for a luxe winter holiday in the swish Swiss Alps, it’s best to invest in luxe ski wear and upmarket ski fashion. Sleek ski bunnies can check out Moncler, which melds sports functionality with timeless style. Standouts from its women’s range include the lightweight down jackets in chic neutrals and jackets with svelte silhouettes while men can keep comfy with padded down jackets and olive green parkas.
Moncler, #B1-141 and #L1-63, Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018972
Look beyond the extensive shoe racks at this sturdy boots behemoth and you’ll find yourself in winter (gear) wonderland. But we don’t mean gritty, purely functional jackets a la Indiana Jones. Ladies will be pleasantly surprised to find racks of chic quilted vests, classic fluffy parkas and spiffy trench coats worthy of Anna Wintour.
Timberland, multiple locations including IMM and Jewel Changi Airport
18. The Outnet
Bookmarked by women who want to wear top designer labels without breaking the bank, The Outnet (sister site to the more famous Net-A-Porter) is home to luxury brands’ classic collections or previous seasons at a discounted price. When it comes to winter wear, it’s got you covered. With a wide variety of styles, materials and designer names, no doubt you’ll be spoilt for choice. The prices can’t be beaten either.
The Outnet, available online
19. Marks & Spencer
M&S is more than just British biscuits and sweet treats. This UK giant also carries clothes and footwear perfect for wintery days overseas. Keep warm and snuggly with its range of oversized jumpers, fitted coats, padded jackets, water-resistant macs, faux fur scarfs, leather gloves and more. Add its line of Footglove shoes to the mix too; they come with soft uppers, underfoot padding and durable soles.
Marks & Spencer, multiple locations including VivoCity and Wheelock Place
Gearing up for the great (snowy) outdoors? Make Arc’teryx your go-to when it comes to packing for some snow action. You won’t find anything less than quality here. The brand prioritises precise design and production, so expect classic designs with multiple functions. You’ll find everything you need to layer up including base, moisture-wicking pants or shirts, insulated jackets or fleece hoodies for mid-layers, and lightweight hardshell jackets made for chasing mountains.
Arc’teryx, #01-01, Boon Siew Building, 75 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 229833 and Hock Gift Shop, 21 Transit Road, Singapore 778891
21. Roxy and Quiksilver
Surprise, surprise: these two brands aren’t just about boards and waves. If you’re big on athleisure, Roxy (for women) and Quiksilver (for men) stock thermals and pieces for layering. Think fleece jumpers, hoodies and trousers that are thick enough for the coldest weather. Load your shopping basket with beanies, gloves and winter boots – you’re all set for your next adventure!
Roxy and Quiksilver, available online
There you have it – all the winter wear shops to stock up on clothes in Singapore for your next ski vacation.