Our January shopping radar is packed with pre-Chinese New Year shopping, irresistible bargains, festivals and a whole lot of local lovin’.
A new year, a new list of shopping events. Yes, 2019 is looking bright and cheery with ample vintage markets, swapaholic events, massive pop-ups and fun festivals waiting to be explored. For starters, here’s a month’s worth of shopping that caught our attention. Hello, retail therapy!
Keepers Red Letter Sale
11 – 13 January
Ring in the New Year a la local style with Keepers’ largest sale ever. Goodies, freebies and special discounts up to 80% off are on the radar so get going. The brands on board? Quite the eclectic mix with local labels Desti Saint, Anothersole, K.BLU Swim, Epigram Books, Frank Skincare and Artisan of Sense in the mix.
Keepers Red Letter Sale 2019, 11am-7pm, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969
Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market
11 – 13 January
Everyone’s fave premier vintage market is back with another retro roundup of antiques, vinyl records, fashion, mystic crystals, gothic gifts, home decor and more – yep, lots to satisfy all types of collectors. Block out the whole day, we foresee a day’s worth of tête-à-tête with craftsmen and vintage connoisseurs along with street magic by Ednergy and a full entertainment line-up of the best DJs in town.
Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market January Edition, 1pm-10pm, Katong Square, 88 East Coast Road, Singapore 423371
Geddit! Pop-up market
12 – 13 January
In need of a wardrobe update? Geddit this weekend at The Redbox opposite *Scape. What to expect? Statement earrings (‘cos you can never have enough) as well as stylish apparel from Shopwithbasic and Wardrobe of Joy. Oh and be sure to catch performances by local talents like State of Resonance, Bear The Remedy, Limerence and Disband.
Geddit! Pop-up market, The Redbox, Somerset, 113 Somerset Road, Singapore 238165
Solescape Shoes’ New Year Pop Up Sale
Say yaas to shoes that take extra care of your feet. Add a pair of Solescape Shoes to your collection. Not only are these shoes uber stylish, but they are also American Podiatrist Medical Association (APMA) approved. They come in two designs – the Shiori heel that complements your work wardrobe and the Miku sandal for dress down Fridays. Pop by the New Year sale and get 25% off all footwear. You’ll want to hurry though, the offer is available while stocks last.
Solescape Shoes’ New Year Pop Up Sale, Thursdays – Fridays, 11:00am – 2:30pm & 4:00pm – 5pm; Saturdays, 11:00am – 2:30pm, 10 Jalan Serene, Singapore 258748
Sunday Social Market
Sunday cheat day’s going to be totally worth it at the Sunday Social Market. Join in the fun at Camp Kio Charcoal Club for a day of music, a BBQ feast and retail therapy. The vendor list includes local delights Good Guy, BabeCave, Crooked Crochet, Gentleelephants, Scarlet Merchants and Facets by Garima in the mix. Get a temporary tattoo by Bam Inko and Jagua Ink, shop till you drop and fill yourselves with hearty roasts. The market may end at 7pm but the party goes on…
Sunday Social Market, market: 12pm-7pm; food and music: Till 10pm, Camp Kilo Charcoal Club, 66 Kampong Bugis #01-01 Singapore 338987
Art x Social at Light to Night Festival
25 – 26 January
We’re pumped up about Light to Night Festival’s whole 6-week affair but one thing we’re looking forward to is Art x Social. Ask your friends to join in the fun and bond over art, food and music. LYAO on Comedy Fridays with Kumar and Hirzi and move along to the groovy tunes of The Sam Willows and Charlie Lim on Music Saturdays.
Art x Social at Light to Night Festival, 5pm-12am, Empress Lawn and St. Andrew’s Road, 10 Empress Place, Singapore 179555
The Awesome Accessory Swap (Earth Fest Edition)
If you’re bored with your current accessory stash, don’t fret – this swap will bring you new treats to amp up your style. Bring your preloved bags, jewellery, hats, scarves, belts or that new pair of earrings (that isn’t really your style at a second glance) and swap ‘em for new designs! Also join in for a quick upcycling workshop to make your own accessory from worn out fabrics.
The Awesome Accessory Swap (Earth Fest Edition), 11am-4.30pm, Marina Barrage, 8 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018951
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