Bank balances, be weary. September’s going to be one helluva retail fix.
Believe it or not, September is almost here. The days of the year may be running out fast but not the number of pop-ups and flea markets hitting our city. From markets to pop ups and too-good-to-be-true sales events, here are our shopping spots this September.
Weekend Flea Market at MCC
15, 16, 29, 30 Sept
Organised by OBAR, this northside flea market will be held over two weekends so there’s plenty to shop. Fill your bags with new and old vinyl records, unique handicrafts, accessories and beeswax candles. You can even get a tarot card reading by a professional.
Weekend Flea Market at MCC, 11.30am – 5.30pm, Marina Country Club Lobby, 11 Northshore Drive, Singapore 828670
Reebonz’s First-Ever Warehouse Sale
Till 16 Sept
Markdowns as high as 90% on Balenciaga, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Michael Kors’ bags, shoes, accessories and apparel? We’re already having major FOMO. Outrun all expectations and get your loot at Reebonz first warehouse sale. The shopaholic in us is teeming with joy.
Reebonz’s First-Ever Warehouse Sale, Reebonz Building, 14 Sept (11am – 8pm), 15 – 16 Sept 2018 (11am – 7pm), Level 8, Reebonz Building, 5 Tampines North Drive 5, Singapore 528428
Fairground for All 2018
Shop, earn good karma points and learn about poverty at Beyond Social Services’ outreach initiative. Try your hand at carnival and arcade games, shop for handmade crafts made by underprivileged youth, and look out for your favourite superheroes and epic lightsaber battles. This is one for the whole fambam.
Fairground for All 2018, 1pm – 6pm, SCAPE 2, #04-01 Orchard Link, Singapore 237978
Kilo Garage Sale
22 – 23 Sept
In case you haven’t heard, Kilo Kallang is moving to a new spot in Duxton (we’ll keep you updated!) and they’re having a massive garage sale! Imagine taking home a piece of Kilo or Grain Traders’ dinnerware, kitchen equipment and furnishings home? We’re so in! We reckon you camp out come 22 September as all items will be sold on a first-come-first-served basis.
Kilo Garage Sale, 12pm – 6pm, 66 Kampong Bugis, #01-01, 338987
Public Garden Consumer Trade
29 – 30 Sept
Everybody’s numero-uno flea market is back, bigger than ever before with the best independent labels and brands from across Southeast Asia. Get your hands on quirky portrait sculptures by Thailand-based Chana Pottery Studio, Bali-based designer pet accessories, sustainable items from Singapore’s Rally Rally, SLS-free and paraben-free handmade soaps from709, a Jakarta-based brand and much more.
Public Garden Consumer Trade, 1pm – 7pm, Suntec Convention Hall 403, Level 4, Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039593
OnTheList Flash Sale
19 – 22 Sept
Two words that make our hearts skip a beat: FLASH SALE. We’ll be seeing a lot of it ‘cos the Hong Kong-based flash sale platform is coming to Singapore and is celebrating with its first overseas flash sale. Bag attractive prices from high-end brands like Armani, Clarins, Diane Von Furstenberg, Ferragamo, Kenzo, Roberto Cavalli, and Ted Baker Le Creuset, Havaianas…and the list goes on. Want in? Just register for a (free!) membership for access to the sale venue. Easy peasy.
OnTheList, 19 & 20 Sept, 8am – 8pm, 21 Sept, 10am – 8pm, 22 Sept 10am – 5pm; #14-04 Ngee Ann City Tower B, Singapore 238874
The Green Collective: Pop-ups in the city
So you’ve decided to embark on a conscious living journey but just don’t know how or where to begin? Make a beeline for The Green Collective and bag smart and simple tips on how to minimise waste in the kitchen and bathroom, take part in a plastic swap and get educated on upcycling with a screening of the uplifting documentary, The Landfillharmonic.
The Green Collection: Pop-ups in the city, 11am – 5pm, The Fashion Pulpit, #02-08 Liang Court, 177 River Valley Road, 179030
So long, farewell
Keepers moving out sale
Till 2 Sept
Yep, you read that right, we are as shocked as you are. Keepers is moving out of its NDC space but they’re leaving with a bang. Get your hands on local goodies at slashed prices from up to 60% off. Watch this space and we’ll give you all the deets on Keepers’ new home, real soon.
Keepers Moving out Sale, 12pm – 8pm, #01-01, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road Singapore 188969
Till 9 Sept
Word has it that it’s Vintagewknd’s biggest pop-up to date and it’s happening right outside Ang Mo Kio hub (you’ll spot the lights from afar). Vintage shirts, blouses, dresses, outerwear and a premium collection of denims and rare designs are up for grabs. There’s even a range for fuller figures. Go get ‘em.
Vintagewknd Pop-up, 12pm – 9pm, Ang Mo Kio Hub (outside McDonald’s 53 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, Singapore 569933
Ground Zero Market
Need a weekend escape? How about taking it back to the kampong days at Ground Zero Market? Learn to live the zero-waste life – while indulging in delicious plant-based food – with a stellar lineup of upcycled footwear making and DIY terrarium workshops, along with talks on SG’s sustainability movement, how to lead a plant-based diet and a minimal waste lifestyle. If you haven’t put together your zero-waste kit, here’s your chance to get cracking.
Ground Zero Market, 10am – 6pm, Kampung Kampus, 91 Lor Chencharu, Singapore 769194
1 & 2 Sept
Enjoy a day of food, music and shopping as Wheeler’s Market brings together local labels like eight88balloons, Pindemic, Styledbybubs, Staying Relevant, Artisan & Fox, Fun with Artz and Clayblossoms. Get ready to pick up cool artisanal collections and collectibles while enjoying live music performances from The Playmakers Band.
Wheeler’s Market, 9am – 6pm, Wheeler’s Estate, 2 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore 798386
Sunday Social Market
Here’s another reason for Sunday cheat day – it’s going to be makan, music and market galore at the Sunday Social Market. Eat delicious food from artisanal bakers, holla at your fave local interior decor and fashion accessory labels, and bob along to some cool house beats. Shopping not your thing? Come for Camp Kilo’s hearty roasts.
Sunday Social Market, 12pm – 10pm, Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, #01-01 66 Kampong Bugis Singapore 338987
Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market
7 – 9 Sept
Singapore’s only true blue vintage flea market complete with vinyl records, vintage jewellery, watches, haute couture and objet d’art? We’re having major FOMO already. Head on down to the east and loosen those purse strings. With over 30 resident booths (including the very fab A Vintage Tale, pictured top), there’s going to be plenty to see, do and shop.
Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market September Edition, 7th Sept 2pm – 10pm, 8th Sept 1-10pm, 9th Sept 1-10pm; Katong Square, 88 East Coast Road Singapore 423371
12 & 13 Sept
It’s a no brainer that shopping makes us all feel good. Shopping while promoting small businesses and giving back to the community? Even better. Join Glamorous Giving on its 10th edition (has it been 10 years already??) and grab the biggest deals from over 60 indie brands and boutiques. For once, you don’t have to feel guilty about spending ‘cos these brands will be selling their pieces in support of the Singapore Committee for UN Women.
Glamorous Giving, 12 Sept 6pm – 9pm, 13 Sept 10am – 7pm; Orchard Parade Hotel, 1 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247905
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