Located in Singapore’s prime shopping district, ION Orchard is one of three new malls along Orchard Road. It has eight levels of shopping space which house 300 retail, food and entertainment outlets, offering visitors a unique shopping experience. More than 60% of the mall houses flagship stores, new-to-market brands and new concept stores.
Brands such as Cartier, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Uniqlo, Topshop and Topman have double-storey flagship stores in ION Orchard. Newcomers to Singapore include Christian Audigier, Dsquared2, Diane von Furstenberg, Just Cavalli, Marc Jacobs, Patek Philippe and Vivienne Tam, all of whom have chosen ION Orchard as the location for their standalone boutiques. Dining options such as Watami, AOBA Ramen, and Sho Teppan have also chosen to debut at the mall.
Alongside shopping, ION Orchard offers interesting alternative activities such as late-night movies on a massive, high-definition outdoor screen, with gourmet ice cream and popcorn included. ION Orchard is a massive shopping venue; below, we highlight the mall’s essential stops.
Alldressedup, a homegrown, in-house label by The Link, is an international brand which embodies the free-spirited, spontaneous charm of the confident, stylish, urban woman. Founded in 2005 by Lionel Leo and Tina Tan-Leo, Alldressedup offers a sophisticated, modern line of both clothes and accessories. The design of its standalone boutique is particularly driven by eclectic detail and is an ION Orchard must-visit.
alldressedup, 03-11 ION Orchard, +65 6509 3089
Marc Jacobs has chosen ION Orchard as the location for his first standalone boutique in Singapore. Fans of the American designer, known for his love of pop culture, will be delighted with each visit to the store. Jacobs aficionados will find a strong offering of seasonal pieces in this boutique.
Marc Jacobs, 02-12 ION Orchard, +65 6304 1367
Uniqlo’s arrival in Singapore has made a real impact; the brand occupies approximately 10,000 square feet of floor space in ION Orchard. Uniqlo’s quality basics for men and women have won it a large following of loyal customers. With such a strong presence, we recommend that you check out the Japanese label’s flagship store in ION Orchard.
Uniqlo, B2-38 and B3-51 ION Orchard, +65 6509 1073
Kwanpen offers a refreshing alternative for those always on the lookout for a quality bag. This Singapore-based quality bag maker has been around since 30s and focuses on crocodile leather. Kwanpen is an established presence in the Japanese market and its small leather goods are perfect souvenirs.
Kwanpen, 03-17 ION Orchard, +65 6238 0223
TWG TEA SALON & BOUTIQUE
TWG Tea Salon is Singapore’s first and only upscale tea boutique. Established by Moroccan Taha Bouqdib, it is furnished with hardwood floors, rattan chairs and has a quiet air of dignity. With 200 blends from every tea-producing country on Earth and a variety of pastries and desserts dreamt up by celebrity dessert chef Philippe Langlois, TWG Tea Salon is just the place for a tranquil pause while shopping.
TWG Tea Salon, 02-21 ION Orchard, +65 6735 1837
THE WRIGHT GIFT
The Wright Gift is like a civilised Aladdin’s cave. The store harks back to an era when gift-giving was considered romantic and thoughtful, and is filled with a variety of interesting trinkets from exquisite money clips and elegantly handcrafted vintage curios to extravagant globe displays. Whether you’re shopping for corporate partners or loved ones, the Wright Gift makes buying for others both a pleasure and a breeze.
The Wright Gift, 04-02 ION Orchard, +65 6509 8220