Ready, get set, shop! These pop-ups with plenty of sustainable finds, as well as interactive stores make spending a breeze
On a path of sustainable and socially conscious living? You’re in luck. This month’s pop ups feature plenty of feel-good brands which are all about giving back, so don’t feel so bad about seeing those dollars fly out of your hand. Also in this month’s shopping roundup is new store Duxton, and a cool pop-up store for the world’s comfiest shoe brand.
Sentosa Cove Designer Collective
Time to get your shop on, people! The Sentosa Cove Designer Collective returns with yet another exciting lineup of 30 vendors. We’ve got our eye on Bowerbird Ceramics. These guys have the most stunning array of hand painted vases,bowls, platters and pots in attention-grabbing colours and prints. We’ll also be bagging skincare by Africology and Canvas Beauty, as well as necklaces of fresh water pearls, semi-precious stones and crystals by Stones that Rock.
Sentosa Cove Designer Collective, 9 June, 10am-4pm, W Hotel, 21 Ocean Way, Sentosa Cove
Great news for the lads: a new option for menswear has just popped up in Duxton. Opened by the same guys behind Monument Lifestyle, the brand is all about everyday essentials in superior, comfortable knits and wovens. The first collection is all about the on-trend palm tree printed short sleeve shirts, inspired by laidback Los Angeles. It also has five core lines under its wing, including Henry the crew cut classic and Adam, a go-to long sleeve.
Duxton, Monument Lifestyle, 75 Duxton Road, Singapore 089499
Amazing Summer Fair
Another power-packed pop-up that needs to be on your radar? The Amazing Summer Fair. The keyword here is conscious shopping: from colourful handwoven beach totes by Helping Hands Panan, GoodLoom’s exquisite scarves which are handmade with eco-friendly natural fibers by Kashmir and Indian craftsmen, as well as Sujata Se’s evening bags, crafted by the underprivileged in India.
Amazing Summer Fair, 16 June, 10am-530pm, The Novotel on Stevens
Mall shopping gets a facelift with Re-imagine: a new, interactive shopping zone at Paragon’s third floor. Expect a multi-concept area with a good mix of up-and-coming and established brands, including Swedish makeup giant The Makeup Store, luxury beauty collective Escentials, multi-label fashion store Moxie and Pois, which houses big-name labels like Oscar De La Renta and Badgley Mischka.
Re-Imagine, Paragon Orchard, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859
In case you haven’t heard of Another Sole, these guys are home to the ultimate travel shoe thanks to the comfy, luxuriously soft and supple leather, as well as sports footbed material for all-day wear. Already a fan? Come down to its pop-up store in Tiong Bahru to shop shoes, and meet the inspiring founders who’ve recently hit their target of donating 10% of their revenue to feeding hungry children in Phnom Penh.
Another Sole pop-up, open until August, 11am-8pm, 59 Eng Hoon Street, Singapore 160059
Kenzo’s new store in Marina Bay Sands
Befitting Kenzo’s urban style, its new store in Marina Bay Sands is – there are no other words to describe it – cool. The sprawling, high-ceilinged store features electronic screens showcasing animations and runway shows, amidst cool furnishings of glass tables with steel pipings, sofas decked in white and blue furs, and sleek textured white walls.
Kenzo, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, #01-18, Singapore 018972
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