Got a cocktail party, gala night or special occasion coming up? Here are our favourite fashion stores in Singapore for party-ready threads, so that you can steal the show at your upcoming event!
Finding the right party dress to help you shine can sometimes be a real pain in the neck, but you’ll be the star of the show (or rather, the party), and steal the spotlight when you buy one of these statement pieces or elegant dresses. Here are seven fashionable, but affordable, boutiques to visit for a fabulous party dress; and if you never want to be seen in the same thing twice, why not rent your dress instead?
Rather rent than buy? Then Style Lease is the gateway to your dream closet, thanks to its stellar lineup of over 30 designers ranging from Diane Von Furstenberg to Vera Wang, and even Self-Portrait. Prices are also incredibly wallet-friendly, starting from $50 for a short cocktail dress. Rental period is for four days, with the option to self-collect or have your order couriered to your doorstep. No dry-cleaning or return shipping costs either – sweet!
Style Lease, 86B Circular Road, Singapore 049438, p. 91159091. Open Wed-Fri 12-3pm, 5-8.30pm, Sat 10am-3pm, Tue 6-8.30pm.
Seed Heritage has an impressive range of party dresses in a variety of colours, designs and textures. Prices range from $79.95 for a simple party dress to $249.95 for a broderie anglaise dress.
Seed Heritage, multiple locations including Tanglin and Paragon.
If you’re into lace, Italian fashion brand, Liu Jo’s Party & the City collection has a great range of lacey party dresses and tops that accentuate the sensual “femme fatale” factor. From black and pink fitted dresses to statement jumpsuits, you can definitely find something suitable for all your party needs. Prices start from $89.
Liu Jo, #02-49, Paragon Shopping Center, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859, p. 6235 2538. Open 10am-9pm daily.
No matter the occasion – a cocktail party or a gala night – Covetella has all types of dresses available to rent at affordable prices from $50 for a sequined keyhole dress. Simply list the dresses of your choice online and have them delivered to your house for free – easy! Take it up a notch by booking a free styling services with Covetella in the convenience of your own home. Goodbye to wearing the same dress twice, and hello to looking fabulous.
Covetella, #04-06, 201 Henderson Road, Apex @ Henderson, Singapore 159545, p. 9140 9522. Open Mon-Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-5pm.
The WYLD Shop
This multi-label store has a range of options, from floor-sweeping maxis to playful above-the-knee picks. The fact that these brands aren’t readily available elsewhere is a bonus! Oh, and we particularly love pairing these gorgeous pieces with the signature three-tiered tassel earrings.
The WYLD Shop, available online and at 412 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427637
If you’re not a fan of repeating outfits, Style Theory is for you. This subscription service allows you to pick three pieces at any one time, and you can swap them out for as many times as you want monthly. The perfect way to have a never-ending wardrobe, get pieces from Keepsake, Finders Keepers, The Fifth Label and more designer pieces for just $129 per month ($99 for newbies).
Style Theory, available online.
Specialising in occasionwear, Upstage’s collection has plenty of glittery sequined numbers and reconstructed cheongsams to bring out the diva in you. If you’re scrambling to get a dress last-minute, shop from the ‘Express’ section of the website and to receive your item within five working days. Plus, enjoy free shipping for $50 spent.
Upstage, available online, e. firstname.lastname@example.org
Rent A Dress
Have a special occasion coming up? Instead of splashing out on that evening gown that you aren’t gonna get a second wear out of, why not rent instead? Rent A Dress’ selection caters to black tie affairs, birthday bashes, high teas and more. There’s even temporary hemming services to make sure that the dress fits you perfectly. And if you love the dress that you got, you can opt to purchase it too.
Rent A Dress, available online, p. 86981680, e. email@example.com