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SEPTEMBER 2017

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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.

VELA, 124 Queen Street, 2025 Woollahra NSW, Australia
9-5 / 7 days
vela.life

AUGUST 23, 2017

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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

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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 info@kblu.com 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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

New brands opening at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands

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

Beyond the Vines launches in Bangkok’s Emporium

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.

 

JULY 3, 2017

Lorna Jane Singapore opens two shop-in-shops

SINGAPORE, Singapore – Lorna Jane Singapore has expanded its presence with shop-in-shops in department stores Tangs VivoCity and Tangs in Tang Plaza. For Tangs, the Australian award-winning brand is the only activewear it carries made exclusively by women for women. Both Tangs outlets have been revamped to carry exclusive Lorna Jane collections, featuring 80 to 100 new styles every month. Read more on Inside Retail Singapore

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