Furniture concept store, art gallery and creative space VELA opens in Woollahra
SYDNEY, Australia – Celebrating world class furniture, life accessories and creatives from Australian and beyond, @VELA.life has opened its doors to focus on honourable designs that are sensibly produced. Former yachtsman Troy Tindill has curated a range of bespoke, handcrafted and original items for the modern, contemporary space are perfectly styled in a part furniture concept store, art gallery and creative space – the ambition is to become Australia’s go-to destination for worldwide appreciators of design-led thinking.
AUGUST 23, 2017
Ling Wu launches Le Salon; a new living-inspired showroom and apartmentique
SINGAPORE, Singapore – In light of increasing retail challenges, Le Salon transports the shopper into the world of Ling Wu – one crafted by personal taste, design stories and personal service. You will find Ling Wu’s eponymous line of luxury handbags, as well as under-the-radar brands, niche fragrance home objects from A Dose of Something Good, fine jewellery by Alexandra Alberta, vintage accessories from Dark Horse Vintage, minimalist jewellery from Pyar, and ethical luxury cashmere art scarves from Trebene.
Le Salon, 43 Jalan Merah Saga #02-78, Singapore 278115, Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 10am – 6pm
AUGUST 22, 2017
Singapore-based K.BLU set to extend size range
SINGAPORE, Singapore – Pioneer swim and lifestyle brand, K.BLU is set to launch the first ever Curve campaign in Singapore. Inspired by their love of curves, they will be extending their size range. Trade in your old swimwear before 15 September at K.BLU Summer Lounge to help launch Curve Collection at end November 2017. Interested participants can drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for swimwear trade-in and a special fitting with K.BLU.
Mandarin Gallery#02-14, 333a Orchard Road, Singapore 238897
AUGUST 4, 2017
Singapore-based Jo Kilda launches online
SINGAPORE, Singapore – Since launching in 2016, new fashion label JO KILD has launched an online shop. To celebrate, they are extending 30% off on all online orders until August 13. Simply key in the code ‘XCLUSIVE30’ at checkout to enjoy the discounts on all *regular priced items. Jo Kilda’s range covers women’s fashion, swim and kids.
AUGUST 1, 2017
Singapore-based PINKSALT dives into 2 retail stockists
SINGAPORE, Singapore – Since launching in June 2017, new swimwear label PINKSALT has picked up two retail stockists, What Women Want in Singapore and Shoes Shoes Shoes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. All ten designs from the first collection, Bloom in Detail, will be available at both stores. Prices range from S$109 for a one-piece strapless swimsuit to S$159 for a two-piece halter swimwear set.
Singapore-based GINLEE Studio honours Singapore with limited edition shades
SINGAPORE, Singapore – GINLEE Studio honours Singapore’s 52nd year of independence with the launch of the Ivy Dress in limited edition shades of Red and Cream. Created specially for Singapore in her national colours, the release celebrates the brand’s growth in Singapore over the past years. Retailing at $228, the Ivy Dress in Red and Cream is available online, and at TANGS Orchard, TANGS VivoCity and Robinsons Raffles City.
Arete Goods x EDEN + ELIE launch collaboration for National Day
SINGAPORE, Singapore – Arete Goods and EDEN + ELIE have come together to present a collaboration that showcases both labels’ products that are proudly made in Singapore by experienced artisans and tailors. Furthermore, both labels share the same philosophy of creating functional pieces with a contemporary aesthetic. The collaboration features three exclusively curated bundled sets, priced at 10% off regular retail prices of the individual products.
JULY 12, 2017
SINGAPORE, Singapore – New brands will join The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands in the next few months. Among the mix are two local brands. In Good Company will showcase its signature womenswear and Mini Me collections for children three to eight years old in a 1600 sqft (148.6 sqm) store, which will also have a play area for children. Singaporean designer label Chi Chi Von Tang will also open a pop-up store, featuring a personalised shopping experience. More details on Inside Retail.
JULY 6, 2017
BANGKOK, Thailand – Singapore womenswear label Beyond the Vines has been introduced into Thailand with a 650 sqft (60 sqm) store-in-store for the label on the ground floor of its luxury department store Emporium in Bangkok. Beyond The Vines co-founder Daniel Chew says the chance to take the label into an overseas market is exciting. In Singapore, the label has two boutiques, in Mandarin Gallery in Orchard Road and Downtown Gallery in Shenton Way, and is also available at Tangs at Tang Plaza. More details on Inside Retail.