The lively cosmopolitan city-state that is Singapore could hardly be a more exciting place to shop. With new stores opening so quickly that it’s hard to keep track, we’ve made it easier for you by picking five of our favourites that are new to the scene – all of them undeniably luxurious.
Ermenegildo Zegna has opened a new flagship in the prestigious Paragon shopping centre on Orchard Road, with the full range of offerings on display. A Su Misura – made-to-measure – service is also available, with advice for clients on designs and seasonal fabric combinations.
Ermenegildo Zegna, 01-34/36 Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore, +65 6735 814
Celebrated Italian designer Roberto Cavalli recently opened a flagship store in the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands complex. Known for his exuberant prints and his love of feminine sensuality, Cavalli designs clothes that make women look amazing. Traditional craftsmanship and the finest luxury materials mean the women’s ready-to-wear collection by Roberto Cavalli is of the highest quality.
Roberto Cavalli, B1-11 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore, +65 6688 8868
The new Singapore Saint Laurent flagship is minimalist, modern and rendered in marble. The store’s architectural concept is drawn from the global blueprint for the brand’s boutiques, put in place by Hedi Slimane when he was appointed creative director of Saint Laurent in 2012.
Saint Laurent, B2-32/33 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore, +65 6688 7400
Belgian label Maison Margiela is known for its pared-back, individual style and, in keeping with this, its new store’s walls and furniture are pristine white. Even the members of staff are dressed in lab coats.
Maison Margiela, B1-10 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore, +65 6688 7581
The interior design of Vacheron Constantin’s latest boutique in Singapore is a tasteful blend of natural oak, Italian marble and a custom-made Murano glass chandelier. The Vacheron Constantin Les Collectionneurs selection of vintage timepieces is available for purchase for the first time in Asia.
Vacheron Constantin, 02-07 ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore, +65 6509 8800