Known as a standout luxury shopping destination, Singapore is an ever-changing city filled with new and exciting things to do and see. We take a look at some of our favourite recently opened stores in the city, as well as one that’s launching a brand new service – all in the name of helping people.
After the success of its boutique at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, FreyWille has significantly expanded its presence in Singapore, with the opening of two boutiques. The new stores are located in Capitol Piazza and Takashimaya, and both stock a wide selection of FreyWille’s jewellery, timepieces and men’s accessories. Founded in Vienna in 1951, Frey Wille is known for its luxurious items made from enamel, which are influenced by fine art from around the world as well as by classic Austrian artists.
FreyWille, 01-81 Capitol Piazza, 15 Stamford Road, +65 6384 2055; 03-08A Takashimaya, 391 Orchard Road, +65 6268 8892
Footwear specialist Maud Frizon opened its first boutique in Paris in 1969. It now has stores around the world, including two recently opened branches in prime locations in Singapore – at ION Orchard and Raffles City. Whichever store you visit, expect to find a wide selection of Maud Frizon’s signature styles, including the versatile ballerina flat, which is available in a range of attractive contrasting tones and whimsical prints.
Maud Frizon, B1-07 ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, +65 6509 5845; 02-35/36, Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road, +65 6532 0653
Tried and Trusted
Jewellery company Chow Tai Fook has opened its first store in Singapore. One of Asia's leading jewelers, Chow Tai Fook boasts an extensive retail network spanning 500 cities across Asia and the US. The brand makes jewellery in luxurious materials such as gem-set gold and platinum. Chow Tai Fook has been operating for 85 years and has developed a reputation for product design, quality and value.
Chow Tai Fook, B2-56 ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, +65 6509 5231
Clothing that caters to the elegant adventurer can be difficult to track down, but Napapijri produces functional and flattering collections. Founded by an Italian travel bag company in 1987, the brand now produces menswear, womenswear and childrenswear that considers silhouette as well as strength and durability. Seek out structured durable jackets, cargo trousers and trend-inspired layers at the recently opened boutique in Capitol Piazza. These will be perfect additions to a transitional wardrobe for the shift into cooler months.
Napapijri, 01-26 Capitol Piazza, 13 Stamford Road, +65 6702 1926
Best foot forward
Luxury footwear specialist Church’s has launched a complimentary shoeshine service at its Marina Bay Sands boutique, the first of its kind in Singapore. Visitors are invited to make a donation, with all proceeds going to the Singapore Association for the Deaf. The service will appeal to dapper gentlemen as well as to women who value perfectly polished shoes.
Church’s, B2-228 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, +65 6688 7585