Singapore’s homewares stores are inundated with shoppers in the weeks before Christmas as loved ones look to embellish each other homes with home décor and quality gifts. If you’ve got an ‘in-the-know’ homemaker in your life, head to Originals. Located at the Sime Darby Centre, this go-to store has been setting the standard in quality contemporary homewares and furniture in Singapore since 2003. Originals’ eclectic range is just like its name – individualistic and full of character. You will discover unique and impressive furnishings from countries including India and Indonesia and find yourself spoiling yourself to some goodies as well. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
Top 3 Gifts From Originals
We can see these hand crafted, useful yet oh so gorgeous baskets adorning many of our friends homes this festive season. Made in Africa, Originals has stock of various colours, shapes and sizes to suit all tastes, and prices range from $150 to $190.
Along with candy canes to cookies, a colourful piece from Originals will help bring out the Christmas cheer in any home and accentuate days of festivities. Add some wonderful texture and colour to a loved one’s home with a colourful throw. Looking great on beds, over the back of a chair or sofa for added colour, the throws are made in India in the following colours – Dark Grey, Light Grey, Lime and Orchid Pink. $150 small & $250 Large.
Dreaming of a white christmas
While it can cool down slightly in Singapore, we’ll never have the gorgeous snowfall that typifies Christmas in the northern hemisphere. Originals lends a hand to all those wanting to recreate the purity, peace and calm that a white Christmas brings. These metal lanterns from Italy add a touch of a white Christmas to any home. They come in a variety of sizes (from 13cm to 59cm in height) and prices range from $40 to $240.
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