The local fashion scene in Singapore is witnessing a steady surge, with more homebred designers making their name in the industry. Whether it’s acing it online or adding creating special expereinces at their brick-and-mortar boutiques, these design moguls show no sign of defeat.
As Singapore Fashion Week fever kicks in, there’s no better time to round up the stand out fashion labels in Singapore you need to know right now. From the edgy to the tantalising, the effortlessly chic to the understated, here are six local brands that have our attention.
Touted as a contemporary womenswear label, Beyond the Vine strives to create thoughtful, understated and honest designs for the everyday woman. The result is a multitude of soft hues in bold contours and lustrous textures. These polished looks are perfect for the office and for Singapore’s tropical climate.
Effortless chic pieces with attention to details
With a mission to provide an exceptional fashion edit for today’s savvy and sophisticated women, it is no wonder that Collate The Label is distinguished as a luxurious yet affordable style inspiration for the discerning tastemaker. Apart from super-chic pastel hues, the pieces are embellished with interesting hemlines and silhouettes, as well as textures like pleats, mesh and satin.
A play on silhouettes with soft tones
This androgynous label delves into the play of silhouettes and materials, designed with distinctive features like silver eyelets, a collar mesh, netted tee and ‘pom pom’ pants. Their latest Resort 2016 collection consists of softer tones of camels, blues and whites with delicate fabrics of crepe and chiffon. Exhibit is also a participant of Singapore Fashion Week 2016.
Accessible and affordable high street fashion
What started out as a mere blog shop helmed by a couple of 18-year-olds is now one of the most coveted brands in the online shopping scene – including a host of five outlets across the region. Love, Bonito offers women a wide array of designs to dress impeccably yet comfortably, while bringing out their best style. The label offers a variety of pieces fit for every occasion thanks to their Basics, Swimwear, Petite and Bridesmaids lines.
Not your usual boutique fare
Available online | Also available at various stockists
Max. Tan is a label that’s synonymous with experimental styles and peculiar cuts. Perfect for the bold and daring, these pieces are infused with a touch of contemporary art, and a play on volume and modified shapes. The result is a mix of Avant Garde inspired looks with black and grey palettes and structured silhouettes. Max. Tan is also a participant of Singapore Fashion Week 2016.
An innovative take on traditional textiles
Another coveted local brand on the list, Ong Shunmugam is often recognised for weaving traditional textile techniques, colours and silhouettes into the modern wardrobe. The label’s Chinese New Year 2016 collection (pictured below) is a great exemplar, with smatterings of fresh fabrications and unexpected twists on the traditional cheongsam. Apart from that, the label also boasts numerous awards and accolades in the fashion scene.Ong Shunmugam is always one to watch at Singapore Fashion Week and we can’t wait to see what is delivered this year.
Stand Out Fashion Labels in Singapore
The days of neglecting the female activewear market are long gone. Thanks to the rise of the “athleisure” trend – the demand for fashionable and stylish activewear has rocketed to a new high. Even celebrity A-listers like Beyoncé and Kate Hudson are cashing in on this phenomenon by launching their respective activewear lines.
The change of lifestyle also plays a part. Many females are now flocking to the gym or for yoga, Zumba and spin classes – and desiring to look extremely stylish while doing it. In our guide to activewear in Singapore, we see a mix of chic yet functional tank tops, yoga pants, sports bras and lightweight jackets for moderate to intensive sports.
Renowned activewear brands from Austrailia and California
Taking inspiration from Sydney’s Bondi Beach where the hyperactive and super-relaxed collide, BASE Athletica is the place to go for stylish activewear. The brand boasts a fresh mix of inspiring designs by popular boutique labels from Australia and California some of which are long the likes of Seafolly, Vicious Body, Running Bare and Nimble Activewear. If this does not motivate you to get off your bum, nothing would.
#01-72 International Plaza, 7 Anson Road Singapore 079902 | Also available at various locations and online.
Backed by fitness enthusiasts and certified Pilates instructors, Eat Play Gear is a homegrown active-wear label that focuses on 3 simple aspects – Eat well, Play hard and Gear up. They carry a collection of classic activewear essentials – tank tops, lightweight jackets, sports bras, capri pants and shorts. Have fun with mixing and matching these complementary pieces. The blog feature under “EAT” even offers notable insights about health and fitness – a good read after purchasing their items online.
Super chic designs made for yoga, pilates & active water sports
Though often raved for its line of up-to-the-minute women’s swimwear, K.BLU Swim carries a humble collection of activewear. Some designs are part of various collections – including the vibrant prints from Indian Summer, Henna Mehndi and Precious Porcelain collections. These pieces are designed for maximum protection during Yoga, Pilates and active water sports. We couldn’t help but sneak a peek at their gorgeous swimwear. Trust us, you’ll cave in too.
Suitable for intense exercise conditions
Forget light intensity exercises – Naked Wear is aptly made for intense exercise conditions like cross fit, aerial sports and even snorkelling. The brand was born with the intent of creating a stellar line of sportswear for ladies in addition to being a fitness lifestyle brand in Asia. The Naked Wear sports bras come with bra paddings and breathable inner mesh to enhance moisture wicking – giving you a peace of mind while working out. Not to mention they are super chic too!
Sweet, spice and everything nice
Having realised the lack of Asian born and bred yoga apparel, OHSOSOM decided to show the world the capacity of local designers. The result is a creative mix of wearable art – hand-drawn designs by local designs that are clad in a multitude of eye-catching hues to modest tank tops with cheeky phrases. They even carry adorable onesies for your little ones so nobody gets left behind!
Curated selection of international activewear brands
UrbanSlings believes that fashion and function can co-exist. So do we, after cruising through this delightful site. The team carefully curates celebrated international activewear brands based on their unique designs, exceptional quality, durability and versatility. So there’s no doubt you’ll be spoilt for choice. UrbanSlings covers everything for yoga, pilates, dance, running, a workout at the gym and for outdoor sports – including a small collection for men and kids. Notable brands include Onzie, Michi and Bodypop.
Perfect for the Asian body frame
VivreActive Wear is a must-visit if you’re looking for gym, yoga and even daily wear. What’s interesting about this activewear label is these creations are specially designed to better fit the Asian body frame. Select from a mix of chic designs – some of which are complete with built-in bras for tank tops and moisture-wicking fabrics to keep you dry and odour-free while working out.
A yoga brand with heart
What do you get when two sisters spill their love for yoga and fashion? Anything far from a hot mess of course. The dynamic duo, continuously scouts for budding labels from all around the globe. They then research and try these pieces before adding them to the collection – there are currently 11 brands at the moment so the collection is pretty intensive! Bindi and Pearl aim to set up a physical shop hosting various activities, which are aimed at giving back. For now, Pearl volunteers at the Bettr Barista Coffee Academy, where she gives yoga lessons to the participants of their Holistic Training Programme.
Activewear in Singapore
Given rugs and carpet play a big part in creating the right atmosphere for your abode, it’s important to know exactly where to find them. However, it can be notoriously difficult to find rugs in Singapore.
Need a quick fix that’ll elevate the look of your living room, kitchen or porch? Pick the right rug and you’ll see wonders.
Looking for a quick way to give your home a mini makeover? Replace your old rug with a new one and you have yourselves a fresh new look.
We have scoured the island for you and come up with a list of shops that stock a variety of shapes, sizes and styles. Across the island you can find indoor and outdoor rugs, to vibrant Turkish rugs and the subtle looks of sisal and jute.
From subtle sisal to vivacious prints
As a classic in style homewares boutique is filled with a blend of traditional and contemporary home accessories, it’s no surprise that the rugs at Bungalow 55 aren’t any different. Bungalow 55 carries an eclectic collection of high quality, indoor and outdoor rugs clad in a myriad of prints and patterns – from subtle sisal to more vivacious patterns. Rugs are made of high quality and layered PVC sheeting combined with sand embossed fine quality printing.
Bode sure does hit the spot when it comes to featuring beautiful fabric, wallpapers, trims and furnishings from around the world. We were delighted to discover a vast collection of rug designs via brands like Hertex Fabrics from South Africa and Florence Broadhurst from Australia. Designs from the latter have a lovely Indochine aesthetic and some downright funky pieces. The rugs from Hertex Fabrics boast diverse styles of Africian to colonial and country to glam.
Pappelina outdoor rugs
The name says it all. Danish Design is recognised for carrying various Scandinavian brands in Singapore. Their rugs come in a variety of hues – great for diverse settings in your home. Designed by Massimo for Massimo and Berit Mogensen Lopez for Massimo, these rugs are made from hand-woven New Zealand wool, 100% bamboo and pure leather – talk about texture! Each material is made for various purposes – the natural bamboo rug adds a sense of zen. Likewise, the leather rug makes a great centrepiece in your study or studio.
Stylish contemporary rugs
We’re not joking when we tell you the folks at Departures & Arrivals take their rugs seriously – they’ve even included some quick guidelines on how to choose your rug on their website. With a bevy of new rugs recently released, you can now browse through stylish contemporary rugs. The collection includes over 40 new designs including outdoor rugs made in high-quality PVC, and indoor rugs made softer in viscose and cotton chenille – so soft, your feet will thank you.
Known as Singapore’s premiere bed linen and homeware store, Maissone also displays an exquisite selection of rugs from around the globe. Their collection of rugs does not skim on exquisite prints and patterns, most of which are made from tightly woven premium recycled polypropylene straws and cotton, and wool – environmentally friendly as well. These reversible rugs can be used indoors and outdoors and are easily washable.
Transport to the culturally affluent Turkey, via some Turkish inspired rugs at Originals. Handmade in India with natural Jute and cotton, these rugs are sure to be a delight in any room at home. The designs vary from vintage to traditional patchwork without compromising on vibrant colours, strong neutrals and earthy tones.
Effortlessly chic rugs
This online marketplace offers effortlessly chic home décor worldwide. Their rugs come from prestigious brands like Bloomingville, House Doctor and HK Living. Made from various materials like Seagrass and Jute, these rugs are perfect if you’re looking to add a playful element in your abode – apt for kids’ bedrooms! Select from a mix of geometric prints, round carpets with coloured edges and our personal favourite – the sleeping bear from Bloomingville’s MINI collection for kids (pictured right).
Vibrant Hand Knotted Rugs
It’s great to know that a store that’s widely known for its beautiful range of wooden furniture also features a humble collection of rugs. Teak & Mahogany’s Amalfi hand knotted rugs would fit well in your powder rooms, living rooms and kids’ bedrooms. Made from acrylic, the pieces are available in rectangular and heart shapes and come in a multitude of exciting colours.
Rugs in Singapore
Bags are more than just an accessory; these objects of desire hold an important function of holding an outfit together – and some essentials we can’t leave home without. Singapore also brags an assortment of brands dedicated to bags. We bring you the best boutiques for bags in Singapore.
Fun, fierce and flirty accessories
Founded in 1997, Arés by Sandra Holstad developed from the chief designer’s love of travel and having the right accessories for her journeys. It has come a long way from its humble beginnings, which included more androgynous travel bags. The collection and designs have since grown into a must-have accessory for jet setters. Arés by Sandra Holstad bags range from sexy disco bags to the famed oversized Live-In bags; it’s no wonder the brand has a cult following amongst connoisseurs of beauty, elegance and edginess.
Available at various locations | Also Available online
Glamorous clutches and totes in exotic skins
If you’re all about vivacious, versatile and fun accessories, you’ll feel right at home at Desti Saint. This accessories label pays heed to the individual style of the modern woman. The result is a series of chic clutches and swoon-worthy totes in a variety of exotic snake and crocodile skins, textures and colours. These wearable luxury pieces are great for both cocktails parties and casual brunches.
Available at various locations | Also Available online
Vintage aesthetics paired with modern utilitarian features
Elyse & i bags champion individuality and artistry with their vintage aesthetic, modern utilitarian features and sculptural leather work. Each bag is designed with the meticulous eye of an artisan and fashioned by skilled craftsmen in small quantities. These arm candies come in a plethora of fun and bold colours and will elevate your look – adding depth and spunk – in a jiffy.
Available at various stockists | Also available online
Stylish and functional carry-goods
Fabrix is a Singapore based brand, providing carry-goods built upon simple, purposeful designs. Pieces are inspired by a love for Mac products and are designed to fit an iPod, iPhone, iPad or MacBook perfectly. Each piece is handmade from premium materials, traditional construction techniques and conscious, thoughtful designs; bringing together various hues and textures of various textiles, and unifying them into products that are well-built, functional and stylish.
Available at various stockists | Also available online
Genuine exotic skin handbags
This luxury brand is all about bold colours, vibrant patterns and experimental prints. Specially crafted by artisans within South East Asia, House of Sheens is a quaint boutique that carries chic exotic skin clutches, totes, and shoes. The pieces exude elegance despite its strong persona – the perfect amalgam of both styles. Perfect if you have an acquired taste or just need to boost that outfit!
115 Amoy Street, Singapore 069935 | Also available online
Handmade with love from Colombia
Made by traditional techniques by talented artisans from South America, Kolombiana encourages you to take a piece of their local culture into your wardrobe. The traditional, unicolour, short strap and mini bag collections stand out thanks to it vibrant colours and standout patterns.
82 Haji Lane Singapore 189272
Accessories with experimental prints
Bored with your day-to-day accessory routine? Switch it up with a fresh range of accessories from Latitude ONE Degree. These pieces are sure to turn heads. We’re talking bags and clutches of all sizes in bold and experimental prints – black paintbrush strokes and splashes over white calfskin leather, metallic stamp prints and neon coloured stripes embedded on reptile skins. They even carry some chic jewellery inspired tattoos and beach accessories to go along with these work of art.
#04-08 80 Chay Yan Street Singapore 160080 | Also available online
Urban luxe python and leather bags
The essence of Ling Wu is about blending traditional and cutting edge fashion. Their range explores many traditional shapes, focusing on the quality of materials and craftsmanship rather than trends. Luxurious python skin and leather is used to craft their bags in a humble workshop. All Ling Wu bags are crafted in limited numbers even though the demand for this quietly luxe and stylish bag label has long been established.
#02-78 43 Jalan Merah Saga Singapore 278115 | Also available online
An exquisite finishing touch to any outfit or occasion
llora has become a favoured choice for luxury handbag connoisseurs inspired by the brand’s fresh sophistication and handcrafted from the finest crocodile leather in artisan workshops in Italy and Asia. Designed for those who appreciate enduring quality and meticulous craftsmanship, the collection features a variety of styles – handbags, shoulder bags, totes and clutches – in a gorgeous palette of colours.
May & Bahru is a Dutch lifestyle brand that designs and manufactures bags and interior products, with a pure, original and fun look. The tote bags come in pastel colours and are lined with fun and quirky prints. These adorable pieces make great beach bags or carry-ons for your next vacation.
Available online and at various pop-ups
Convertible leather handbags
MING is the first one and the only one designer leather handbags brand declared with a convertible concept in Singapore, is created to provide convertible leather handbags to ladies worldwide. MING handbags are originally designed at Singapore, made in China or India by high-quality genuine cow leather. Most of MING handbags are convertible, can be carried in 3-4 ways; can be converted to different shape and size to match you at different occasions.
Uniquely shaped handstitched clutches
One+One is the brainchild of Veron Lien – A graphic design graduate from London, who has always been intrigued with organic shapes, colours, textures and styles of the natural and man-made world. So it comes as no surprise that One + One offers a variety of unique styles suited for modern ladies and gents. Each piece is handcrafted with care and precision, using only traditional techniques. Accessories like wallets, clutches, pull string pouches; spectacle holders, key chain holders and roll-up cases are available. Our personal favourite and one of its bestsellers – the distinct Trap.e.zoid clutch that takes the shape of a triangle.
With an endless assembly of shopping opportunities around the precinct, it comes as no surprise that the bustling Orchard Road plays home to some of the most luxurious furniture boutiques in Singapore. These shops vary from classic, contemporary, edgy and Scandinavian furniture to designer and bespoke pieces. Scattered around a prime spot and in shopping centres like Ion Orchard Paragon, shopping for furniture in Orchard is a lot easier than you think. Brace yourselves for a shopping experience unlike any other. Happy shopping!
Classic and refined styles
If elegant furniture and homewares is what you are seeking, look no further. Proof Living oozes all that is classy, luxurious and chic. Imbued with a distinguishable Upper East Side Manhattan vibe, its ritzy two-storey showroom at Ion Orchard is complete with the works of notable designers – Ralph Lauren, Barbara Barry, Poltrona Frau, Baker, Walter Knoll, Vitra, Riva 1920 and Zanotta. If you fancy a lavish makeover for the living, dining or bedroom or even workstation, you know where to go.
Exquisite designer pieces
Abstract expressionism art, modern elegance and luxury. You’ve come to the right place if any of these characters pique your interest. Established as a premier furniture dealer, not only does Baker carry an endless collection of exquisite furniture, it prides itself in using only the best quality materials. Tour its highly praised showroom and you will encounter a comprehensive list of some of the top designers in the interior design scene, including Barbara Barry.
Classy and luxurious designs
Designer Barbara Barry is often celebrated for her signature lush palettes and classic styles. The highly acclaimed designer has a well-honed eye for clean and elegant furniture, balancing luxury and comfort with ease. It is evident in her eponymous label, as the showroom in Paragon exudes a serene atmosphere – similar to a relaxing tea party with the ladies. Spoil yourselves silly with a range of elegant upholstery, show-stopping chandeliers and lustrous glassware.
Scandi-chic furniture and homewares
Inspired by Danish design traditions of simplicity and functionality, Denmark’s most global retail furniture chain spoils Singapore with its array of Scandi-chic furniture and homewares. As you’d expect from a Scandinavian furniture shop, you’ll encounter a mix of furniture and accessories like arm chairs, floor lamps, tables and bed frames in various wood materials. That’s not all; Boconcept also offers customised pieces for finicky shoppers. A trip to this furniture emporium and you’ll be saying goodbye to IKEA in no time.
Contemporary designs with a touch of class
If you’re a gull for unrivalled luxury and quality furniture you’ll feel right at home at DREAM. The brand does the honour of bringing in some of the finest international furniture brands like Knoll, Cassina, Cappellini and Living Divani to Singapore. DREAM’s eclectic range is spread across a two-storey 18,000-sqf showroom showcasing timeless and sophisticated designs. If you aren’t tempted into transforming your home into a classy-chic abode after a visit to DREAM, nothing would.
Edgy homewares and furniture
CB2 offers up a slew of versatile and clever contemporary furniture and homewares with delightful pops of colour – perfect for the urban setting. The showroom sports quite an impressive setting itself – an industrial look with concrete flooring, pendant lighting, and white brick walls but also retaining the heritage setting of the building. Encounter a rich stockpile of cutting edge to quirky designs of everyday home accessories. Our personal favourites include their Prisma picture frame, Array yellow bookcase, Wood bike storage and sleek punch bowl with ladle, just to name a few.
Modern everyday furniture and homewares
This American born label has made quite a mark in the furniture scene ever since it hit our shores in 2013. Since then, it has often been praised for its touch of “cool” in everyday designs. If your taste tends towards sleek, modern and trendy, step right in. Crate and Barrel carries an eclectic range of everything from homewares, tableware, dinnerware, glassware, and furniture for everyone in the family, leaving no one behind. The massive showrooms at Ion Orchard and Orchard Gateway @ Emerald is warm and inviting, decked with natural hues and wooden walls to keep you shopping all day.
GUIDE TO FURNITURE IN ORCHARD
We’ve all obsessed over a particular pair of shoes, only to realise that the store doesn’t carry our sizes. Not so much of a Cinderella story now is it? We understand that it’s tough to source for European sized shoes in Singapore and well, Asia in general. In the rare moments you do find something that fits, the shoes usually don’t go well with your personal style. Why should you compromise style when you can possess your own pairs of customised shoes?
Be it women’s or men’s shoes, boat shoes, shoes online or even wedding shoes, we have the 101 on where to buy shoes in Singapore. These shoe connoisseurs will undoubtedly beautify your gorgeous feet. You know what they say – one can never have one too many shoes.
EXTENSIVE RANGE FOR MEN
Step into this store and you’ll instantly be amazed at the array of selections. Apart from the classic oxfords, brogues and derbies, the casual range of loafers, moccasins, sandals and boots are also available at Diamond Walker. Made from the finest craftsmen from Seoul, these bespoke shoes are made to fit any foot size, together with your desired designs. Now who says men can’t have too many shoes?
LUXURY MEN’S SHOES
Possibly one of Singapore’s most well known luxury shoemakers, Ed Et Al offers three kinds of services: Made To Order, Bespoke and Recrafting. Choose from their classy selection of designs and decide if you’d like them to be customised according to your colour of leather preference (Made To Order), handmade to your precise foot measurements for a luxurious comfort (Bespoke), or opt to have an existing Ed Et Al pair of shoes that you own and have them reconstructed to look perfectly brand new (Recrafting). With their reputation for handmade precision and top-notch quality, prepare yourself for one of the most luxurious and personal pairs of shoes you’ll ever own.
WOMEN’S FOOTWEAR WITH EUROPEAN SIZES
Founded by Karen Wohlsen, indyK began as an idea to create and sell a range of practical, easy to wear and chic shoes for women. It’s a perfect fit for women who believe that less is more. Their ballet flats, wedges and sandals come in sizing ranging up to size 42 and special orders up to size 45. They also feature an extensive range of clothing and accessories to complete the look!
STYLISH MEN’S FOOTWEAR MADE WITH RAW MATERIALS
Monarch Goods is a premium lifestyle brand that focuses on fine leather shoes. The young team comprises of three passionate Singaporeans who are bound together by an intense appreciation for quality, design, detail and craftsmanship. From the sole, welt and uppers, it is evident that the shoes are of the highest quality. These fine shoes come in boots and loafers and are bound to elevate any type of your desired outfit.
WOMEN’S SHOES WITH COMPETITIVE PRICES
Pazzion is catered to women with an acquired taste for footwear. Founded in 2002, this boutique spots a vast range of footwear made with the finest calf leather and lambskin. Utmost emphasis is place on high-calibre craftsmanship as well as an unwavering attention to detail. The design team also scours across the world for inspirations through art, architecture, culture and history. Apart from women’s shoes, they also feature a collection of stylish kids footwear, and accessories. It is no wonder the brand boasts over 40 stores across Asia.
COMFY AND STYLISH SHOES FOR WOMEN
Shumoo is all about kicking off your heels and going flat. Founded in 2007 by Melissa Eaton (Moo), Shumoo creates luxurious flat shoes that can lead you from day to night. Shumoo provide flats of ultimate style and comfort that pair well with many styles; smart and sophisticated with a suit, fun and sassy for the evening and stylishly chic with casual wear. Shumoo has added padding on all in-soles- no need to worry about getting tired and having aching feet at the end of a long day.
SELECTION OF NOTABLE EUROPEAN BRANDS
With the vast selection of European brands one can say that this boutique is anything but small. Started by three French friends with a serious passion for shoes, SMALL is a concept store with an astonishing array of footwear by European brands such as Anniel, Castaner, C’entre Maman et moi, Feiyue, La Botte Guardiane, Louise Deloris, Minnetonka, Swedish Hasbeens, Natural World, Veja etc. Shoe buffs who care just as much about comfort will be delighted at the extensive range of gorgeous leather sandals and flats for kids, teens and adults alike.
HANDMADE TO YOUR PREFERENCES
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Swagger is the definitive men’s boutique for the discerning gentlemen. But on top of their custom-made suits, shirts and ties, they also offer handmade shoes that can be made to your personal preferences. Simply choose from their selection of leather shoes, and select the materials you’d like your pair made in, and voila! You’re good to go.
TRENDY MEN’S FOOTWEAR
The Blind Cobbler stocks a choice of over 40 men’s shoe designs, from respectable footwear brands such as Grenson, Hudson and SWEAR. Taking up 3 floors in a shophouse along the happening Club Street strip, the store is one of the only boutiques dedicated to men’s footwear in Singapore. Step up your shoe game with gentlemanly and refined leather lace up brogues, boots, loafers and sneaker-hybrids that will add polish to any look.
Design your dream pair of shoes at The Shoemaker’s Elf. Pick your preferred shoe style, design and look without even having to meet the storeowner. Everything can be done online through the site’s order form. But if you’re not quite sure of your choices, their talented shoe designers are more than glad to arrange an appointment with you. Moreover, their prices are extremely reasonable considering that each shoe is handcrafted individually to your unique taste and style. Now that’s a steal!
FOOTWEAR MADE WITH EXOTIC MATERIALS
Ever desired a subtle change in your everyday footwear. The Tui Collection offers just that. What’s unique about The Tui Collection is that the usual range of flats, sandals and heels are created with unique and uncommon materials like exotic skins, soft lambskins, durable cow hides, hand cast brass and embossed aluminium. These chic pieces are ethically made with the finest quality materials. Apart from shoes, The Tui Collection also offers a slew of bespoke belts and bags.
GUIDE TO SHOES IN SINGAPORE