MAY 27, 2016

One Day pop-up by The Well Dress Society x Poppy & Maria Jewellery

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Shop till you drop and get the best of Australian fashion with labels like Camilla and Marc, Sass & Bide, Bec and bridge, Fella Swim and Poppyand Maria Jewellery in store. The one-day pop-up also exciting offers including 10% off on all The Well Dress Society pieces. Located at #01-25, 73 Eng Watt Street. 28 May 2016, 11am-4pm.

Vai Brasil Pop-Up at edit lifestyle

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Edit Lifestyle invites you to experience a taste of the Brazilian way of life as well as Rio 2016 Olympics with “Vai Brasil”. This pop-up will showcase leading fashion and resort designers like Adriana Barra and Lenny Niemeyer, celebrity handbag designer Glorinha Paranaguá, furniture creators Ovo, and more. Experience the essence, vitality and spirit of the Carioca and Paulista lifestyles at Tudor Court,137/139 Tanglin Road. 4 June to 31 August 2016.

MAY 24, 2016

kapok turns 10!

SINGAPORE, Singapore – In celebration of their 10th anniversary, the kapok team is inviting you to their birthday party at kapokland at the National Design Centre. Join the team for a full day of free ice cream, exciting giveaways, and enjoyment and fun – with live music bands, TakeTwo and DEON, and a DJ guest set by Arnault Castel, the founder of kapok himself. To mark their milestone, Kapok has also collaborated with local brands like Ginlee, Rivieras, Mismo, Commune de Paris, Native Union, Carrie K., and more. 11 June 2016, 1pm-8pm

MAY 23, 2016

APS x Dream presents The Market Hop

SINGAPORE, Singapore – For the first time ever, lifestyle protagonists, APS, DREAM and The Peak, together with Selections: Gourmet & Travel are joining forces for a weekend of belt bursting treats, fab finds and a designer furniture sale. The Market Hop involves over 50 creative merchants at two locations with a combined space of more than 80,000 sq. ft. Expect a full throttle of gastronomical specialities, cool designer furniture at the newly launched Garage by Dream collection, a chance to test-drive the MINI Countryman or the new MINI Clubman and a live appliances feature. It’s going to be an eventful weekend market indeed! Market 1 is located at APS Lifestyle Gallery and Market 2, the DREAM Showroom.
4th and 5th June 2016, 11am-7pm

A Celebration of Colour Exhibition and Sale

HONG KONG, P.R. China – Iconic photographer Belinda Bath has teamed up with jewellery designer Catherine Preston to bring you “A Celebration of Colour”. This exhibition and sale will host a collection of Belinda’s new Hong Kong prints in gorgeous pastel hues as well as bold new pieces from her recent travels to Marrakech and India. Catherine will be showcasing a new limited edition bespoke collection featuring Australian opals set in 18K rose gold – all of which have a unique play on colour.
Hatton Studios, 13/F Cheong Sun Tower, 118 Wing Lok Street
Friday 3rd June 2016 at 10.00am – 4.00pm
Saturday 4th June at 10.00am – 4.00pm


Find your Eco Style

SINGAPORE, Singapore – One Raffles Place (ORP) Shopping Mall launches the first ever Great Green Sale to encourage people to shop with a spirit of environmental awareness. Adopting “Find your Eco-style” as its theme for the event, ORP will introduce exciting eco-friendly workshops and exhibitions designed to inspire shoppers to shop green. Exciting exhibitions include fashion-inspired creations by local eco-sculptor Bartholomew Ting as well as activities like Terrarium Potting, cardboard sculpting and wardrobe recycling workshops. 23 May to 3 July 2016

MAY 19, 2016

Muslim Fashion Festival Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia – The Muslim Fashion Festival (MUFFEST) is an annual event aimed to strengthen Indonesia’s fashion industry. Over 5 days, MUFFEST 2016 will feature a range of conventional to urban styles from over 400 brands as well 25 fashion shows featuring designers from Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Japan, Turkey and USA. Held at Plaza Selatan and Tenggara Senayan, Jakarta. 25-29 May 2016

Hausie Designer Showcase & Private Sale

HONG KONG, China – Held at the prime ESPACE gallery in Hong Kong, this exclusive showcase would debut the works of over 20 designers from all parts of the world including GRIN by Anne Gedeon. This inaugural event will mark the first of a series of Hausie Private Sales and is set to take place around the world. You will also get the opportunity to mingle with participating artists and designers 21 May 2016, 1-3pm (Press and VIPs), 3-7pm (Public)

MAY 18, 2016

Fashion Designer Candice Held opens new flagship Boutique

PALM DESERT, United States – Los Angeles-based designer Candice Held opens a new flagship boutique on El Paseo. The boutique showcases Candice’s classic signature silk scarf dresses and tunics printed with her original textile designs. Also available are homewares like pillows printed with fabric designs from her “Palm Springs” and “Chinoiserie” home décor collections. Candice Held also owns a boutique at Palm Springs.
73-080 El Paseo, Suite 2 Palm Desert, CA 92260

Multi-label sneaker store, The Social Foot opens in Orchard Central

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Singapore’s sneaker loving community is in for a treat. The Social Foot is a new multi-label sneaker cum lifestyle concept store where discerning individuals can gain access to the world’s most sought-after sneaker brands. A-list if brands include Adidas, Pro-Keds, Puma, New Balance and Reebok, just to name a few. What sets itself apart from the rest is its interior fixtures. The fixtures are modular in design, allowing the store to be transformed into an intimate event space or pop-up installation in a heartbeat.
#01-19/20 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896

Scene Shang opens first store at Beach Road

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Homegrown furniture and homeware brand Scene Shang opens its inaugural flagship store in the heritage district of Kampong Glam. The store showcases the full portfolio of the brand’s signature designs – from its latest collection JIA JU to the award winning SHANG system. Spanning 1000 sq. ft., the lifestyle store cum showroom is an intimate, elegant space that reflects the contemporary iteration of Chinese culture marrying modern design. Look out for the courtyard with an indoor tree planted beneath a glass skylight.
263 Beach Road, Singapore 199543

MAY 17, 2016

Multi-label retail showcase, KEEPERS opens first permanent shop at NDC

SINGAPORE, Singapore – The multi-faceted retail showcase opens its doors on 27 May 2016 at the National Design Centre. With a more intimate space, the team plans to spotlight independent designers, artists and artisans around a theme that changes every 2 months. Meet the creative minds behind brands like A Dose of Something Good, Batu Lesung Spice Co., Carrie K., Demochoco, FrankSkincare, Hinika and Onlewo at the first Keepers showcase. #02-03 National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road Singapore 188969 KEEPERS’ Nest Warming is held on 27 May, 10am-12pm and 28 May, 2pm-7pm

Clare Haxby’s Singapore studio closing sale

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Contemporary fine artist and print maker, Clare Haxby is relocating her Singapore studio to Surrey Hills (located just outside London). As a result, all Singapore stock of framed and unframed prints will include an additional 10% off. Prints include “Arts & Crafts of Little India”, “Singapore Flyer”, “Meet Me at the Ginger Garden” and “Sunbird”. The sale is on a first come first served basis. 1A Tanglin Rise, Tanglin Hill Condo, Singapore 248019

MAY 10, 2016

Megafash opens its largest outlet yet in Suntec City

SINGAPORE, Singapore – The multi-label mega store, Megafash welcomes a brand new outlet at Suntec city. Touted as their biggest store ever, the 4000 sq. ft space is brimming with hundreds of cool lifestyle and fashion brands for him, her and the home – from all around the globe. There’s definitely something for everyone. #01-450-488 Suntec City Tower 2, 9 Temasek Boulevard Nicoll Hwy, Singapore 038989

Malaysian-born Rupert Sanderson's stylish footwear debuts in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Malaysian-born Rupert Sanderson debuts in Singapore. Designed in London, the ultra sexy, glamorous and whimsical shoe designs have captured the hearts of many females, including celebrities like Kate Middleton and Sandra Bullock. The brand recently debuted in Singapore for its SS16 collection. New styles from its FW16 collection – including 60’s inspired toe and sturdy asymmetric block heel will be available in Singapore from August 2016. Stocks at Julie Nicole Boutique @ Capitol Piazza and Takashimaya Shoe Salon

MAY 9, 2016

Granny’s Day Out bids farewell to Peninsular after 11 years

SINGAPORE, Singapore – The well-loved pit stop for shoppers, stylists and bloggers, Granny’s Day Out closed its doors on April 7, 2016, after 11 years at Peninsular Plaza. GDO was renowned for its wide collection of women’s vintage apparel from the 1920s to 1980s – all sourced from around the globe. Their facebook page leaves us hanging as to what they’ll be working on in the future. Be the first to know about it on Travelshopa. Stay tuned!

MAY 6, 2016


SINGAPORE, Singapore -Taking its cue from current fashion trends of “see now, buy now”, six selected collections by the graduating students of LASALLE College of the Art 2016’s BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Textiles Programme will be retailed at the second edition of the LASALLE X TANGS Pop Up Store Level 2 collaboration and on A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this collection will go to the loveLASALLE Education Fund. 5 to 26 May 2016, TANGS,  310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864

MAY 5, 2016

Ethnicraft Online Singapore opens new showroom at Tan Boon Liat

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Singapore’s first online furniture store, Ethnic Online further expands its operations with a 1,600 sq ft. showroom at Tan Boon Liat Building. The showroom will offer customers a more intimate shopping experience, through a curated collection of their most popular products, at a convenient location. Items on display include popular extendable dining table designs and bedroom sets. #02-01 Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road Singapore 169074

MAY 3, 2016

Carrie K. relocates atelier to NDC

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Renowned jewellery designer, Carrie K. has relocated her atelier to the National Design Centre. With a bigger space, this new nest at the annex building by Queen Street now spans a wider range of exquisite yet playful jewellery including statement necklaces, bold cuffs and beautiful gems. #02-03, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road Singapore 188969

Youk Shim Won opens new outlet at Ocean Terminal

HONG KONG, China – Popular Korean artist Youk Shim Won brings her vibrant K-Pop inspired fashion and accessories to Hong Kong. Raved for her signature doe-eyed girl illustrations her fun collection ranges from lifestyle to fashion items. Shop 300, Level 3, LCX, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Gaysorn Shopping Centre welcomes new Poem outlet

BANGKOK, Thailand – Elegance comes to Bangkok’s fashion haven at Gaysorn Shopping Centre with the opening of fashion label Poem. The store interior retains its signature elegance-meets-luxury theme with lavish chandeliers, sleek marble top cashier front and muted tones. 2/F, Gaysorn Shopping Centre, 999 Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330

Indonesian’s leading fashion & food event is back

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Get your fashion fix at Indonesian’s leading fashion event, Jakarta Fashion Festival. This festival is also in conjunction with the Jakarta Food Festival. Held over a month, JFFF will spoil visitors with a wide choice of ready-to-wear fashion and accessories. as well as a wine and cheese expo. April 22 – May 22 2016

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Mimento opens at Capitol Piazza

SINGAPORE, Singapore – The latest brand to be added to the slew of local brands at Capitol Piazza is Mimento; an all-new multi-label fashion accessories and jewellery boutique that carries exclusive international brands. Launching with an impressive range from the likes of GAS Bijoux, Les Néréides, Buckley London, Jimmy Crystal New York, Estella Bartlett, Bronzallure, and Lodis we are sure many more desirable emerging brands will follow. B2-17, Capitol Piazza, 13 Stamford Road, Singapore 178905

Annie Leibovitz presents Women: New Portraits

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Renowned photographer, Annie Leibovitz is back in Singapore with a brand new exhibition. As part of a 10-city global tour, WOMEN: New Portraits is a 15- year project showcasing the changes in the roles of women today. See this enduringly popular series at the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station Main Hall. 29 Apr – 22 May 2016

San Francisco Decorators Showcase

SAN FRANCISCO, United States – Touted as the West Coast’s premiere design showhouse event, the San Francisco Decorator Showcase features the work of the region’s top interior and landscape designers. All the funds raised through the Decorator Showcase go directly to support the San Francisco University High School (UHS) Financial Aid Program. April 30 – May 30

Paltrow's Goop pops up in downtown SF

SAN FRANCISCO, United States – Experience Goop in real life with its latest pop-up at San Francisco. Located at 140 Maiden Lane in an iconic Frank Lloyd Wright space near Union Square, treat yourselves to a fully-shoppable, physical expression of the brand, touching on everything from home to fashion and health to wellness. 5 – 22 May 2016

Seoul Open Art Fair reins in contemporary art

SEOUL, South Korea – The second largest contemporary art fair in Korea is back again with its 11th edition. The Seoul Open Art Fair (SOAF) has set the benchmark in voicing various social stories through the contemporary art market. This year’s edition will see over 100 artists showcasing their beautiful pieces. Located at the Korea World Trade Center COEX, in Samseong-dong. 11 – 14 May 2016

In Situ bids farewell to River Valley

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Favourite high-end furniture homewares and artwork store In Situ closed its doors on April 30, 2016. The furniture store ended with a closing sale unlike any other with reductions up to 80% off.

Chillax Market ceases operations

SINGAPORE, Singapore – On April 25, 2016 a Facebook post stating ‘Thank You for Supporting Us’ confirmed rumours that Singapore’s first permanent lifestyle market had abruptly ceased operations a few days before. The sprawling 6,900 sq. ft. emporium housed apparel, accessories, children’s goods, as well as furniture and home accessories of more than 60 local brands.

HomesToLife unveils new SS16 Collection for Mother’s Day

SINGAPORE, Singapore – The latest home lifestyle destination in town celebrates Mother’s Day with a collection of inspiring and stylish home accessories for your living space. Select from a mix of vibrant and eye-catching designs and patterns that also add a tropical vibe to your abode.

New collection by Grin by Anne Gedeon

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Inspired by Korean artist Timothy Hyunsoo, and an East Asian type of technique called ‘ink wash’ painting, “Conversations with Colour” is a collection that consists of hand-painted chokers that are made of high-quality French water colour paper – created by Anne.

Iconic equestrian-style homewares from Proof living

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Proof Living puts together a collection of iconic equestrian-style pieces from Ralph Lauren Home. Add a touch of quintessential, timeless equestrian designer pieces like this Horse Harness Hurricane to your living space.

New Collection by Stylodeco

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Exquisite wall hangings composed of brass circles and fine weight yarn and designed and handmade by Los Angeles brand Attalie Dexter.


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