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Best Places to shop in Singapore | Shop Till you Drop!

Highlife | Lifestyle
by Bienu 30 September 2020

‘Shop till You Drop’ Shopping Destination

Shopping in Singapore provides the right doses to chronic shoppers from world over. If shopping is your thing, Singapore is the place to be in…

…you can shop for anything, for any budget! Right from top-of-the-line luxury brands to pocket – friendly fashion or utility, it has something for everyone.

ION Orchard

If you are a mall buff, Orchard Road is the answer, which has the highest concentration of shopping malls in the world. This is the place for your high-street designer labels. In case you are short on time, hop into ION Orchard, the 8-storey mega-mall by taking entry from MRT station. Linked via underground walkways are both Wisma Atria, for more high street favourites, and Ngee Ann City for those big designer brands again. The Mandarin Gallery bucks the trend, housing several independent boutiques. The shops cover everything from big designer brand names to high-street favourites.

The Shoppes

The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands is an enormous luxury shopping mall boasting 800,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space. Head here for high-end luxury brands such as Burberry, Cartier, Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Hermes and Miu Miu as well as high-street favourites such as Guess, Miss Sixty and Banana Republic. One corridor leading from the casino presents a huge range of luxury jewellery and watch brands, clearly hoping to attract high rollers with their lucky win.

Funan DigitaLife Mall

If shopping of electronic gadgets excites you, the Funan DigitaLife Mall is the place to be in. It is located in the City Hall area, close to Raffles City shopping mall and Boat/Clarke Quay. The mall’s seven levels house technology shops selling everything from cameras to laptops, from MP3 players to printers. Move around the mall to check for best deals as several shops are selling the same stuff.

Vivo City Mall

One of Singapore’s largest shopping malls, VivoCity is a one-stop retail and entertainment destination. High-street shops abound, from Ted Baker to Zara, from La Senza to Timberland. A large Toys R Us to several children’s clothing stores are also there. This lively mall also has two supermarkets, a multi-screen Golden Village cinema, a gym and several child-friendly amenities, such as play gyms. A choice of bars and restaurants includes open-air dining along the promenade with views over to Sentosa. VivoCity also forms a gateway to Sentosa, with the Sentosa boardwalk linking with the island across the water, and a monorail station upstairs.

China Town

Wouldn’t you like to have some souvenirs from Singapore? Pagoda Street in Chinatown is the best place for souvenir shopping. Traditional heritage shop houses form a stunning backdrop to this pedestrian street, which is lined either side with street market stalls. Here you will find ‘Singapore is a FINE city’ t-shirts, Merlion paperweights, or tacky Chinese dragon puppets in abundance. Behind the street stalls, several shops are selling attractive ranges of antique furniture and lacquer ware. This is the place for Chinese fans, elaborate chopstick sets, Mahjong sets, Chinese Tea and Feng Shui items such as three-legged frogs and laughing Buddhas.

Little India

Wandering through Little India will have you wondering whether you are in Mumbai’s Colaba Causeway? This most vibrant and colourful part of Singapore houses several spectacular temples and bustling shops selling everything from gold jewellery to cheap clothing and souvenirs. The restaurants of Race Course Road are popular with locals and visitors alike who come here for tasty Asian curries. For an authentic Asian shopping experience, don’t miss the fresh food market stalls of the Tekka Centre.

It is important to satiate your shopping needs by shopping at various options it has to offer. Singapore is a shopper’s paradise, with shopping malls galore and more brand names than you can imagine!

Shopping your passion? Make Singapore your destination

Singapore is paradise for budget shoppers for their fashion, lifestyle and related needs. Budget Shoppers can enjoy shopping at:

Bugis Street

With over 600 shops, Bugis Street is most sought after for fashion clothing, shoes and accessories. Fashionistas will certainly be impressed by all the latest and trendiest things that display the latest collections almost every day. With pocket-friendly prices, Bugis Street has attracts a huge number of shopping lovers. It offers shoppers an exciting experience of street shopping. Colourful products displayed at plenty of shops along small alleys, hum voices from the crowd, and the aroma from food and drink stores are very exciting.

Mustafa Centre

Mustafa Centre is known for its competitive prices and availability under one roof, providing 24×7 (365 days) shopping experience. Visiting Mustafa Centre, shoppers will be amazed by its huge selection of goods, including jewellery, gold and silver, consumer electronics, fashions, shoes, watches, cosmetics, perfumes, toiletries, medicinal products, household items, stationery, furniture, hardware, books, groceries, confectioneries souvenirs and many other types of products.

While hundreds of Singapore shopping center’s shut at night, Mustafa Centre opens to cater for late-night shoppers, this is what makes it people’s favourite.

Lucky Plaza

Lucky Plaza is the only mall catering to budget shoppers for their requirement for Casual clothing, simple accessories, sunglasses, low-end watches, sweet and chocolate, souvenirs, used books and medicated oil products are always on sale.

Lucky Plaza’s perfume stores also sell branded perfumes in sample sizes.

Far East Plaza

At Far East Plaza, you can buy fashionable and trendy clothing, footwear and accessories. They are offering all the latest and trendiest fashion items with a good mix of Korean-style, Hong Kong-style, vintage and retro apparels. Far East Plaza is home to many good beauty service stores, providing hair, nail, spa and tattoo services. These stores are located in between fashion shops and do not require a booking, so you can just walk in to engage a service.

City Plaza

One of the oldest shopping malls in the country, City Plaza houses many fashion shops, beauty salons, jewellery shops and photo stores. The mall also has an entire floor dedicated to restaurants and fast-food chains where foodies can enjoy delicious food like the flavorful chicken from Arnold’s Fried Chicken and ban main from Poon Nah. Shopping at City Plaza helps you save a lot, prices can be just half the amount of spending for the same items from blog shops. Stores like Posh Allure, Maker’s Mart and My Beautiful Shoes offer wholesale prices when you buy 12 or more items.

If this is not enough, &

Head for great sale of Singapore!!

The Great Singapore Sale is organized by the Singapore Retailers Association with the help of malls and stores to promote the tourism industry in Singapore. This sale is attended by locals and tourists from all around the world where discounts for around 70% are offered on all international and local brands.

You can fill your shopping bags with best buys for jewellery, chic handbags, clothes, shoes, watches, electronics and more. Music concerts and amazing food outlets are the highlights of this sale. If you are lucky enough you may win the instant reward games which add the fun element in this event. The sale provides you with an opportunity to shop, have fun, party and dine with your family or friends.

If ‘Shopping’ is your ‘Passion’

Then ‘Singapore’ is your ‘Destination’

 

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