Singapore offers one of Asia’s biggest and best shopping experiences. Label queens will find plenty of world-class brands and the budget conscious lots of value-for-money buys.
Not sure where to start? Fret not! Here are some of our favourite retail haunts:
Funan DigitalLife Mall
It is one of the biggest IT malls in Singapore. Seven floors packed with all types of IT and electronic products. Funan DigitalLife Mall vendors are generally reliable and offer good prices for the latest gadgets. MRT Station – City Hall
Late-night shopping crave? Mustafa Centre is for you. Opened 24 hours daily, you can get almost anything at the Mustafa Centre, from toiletries, electronics, jewellery to sports items etc. You name it, they have it. MRT Station – Farrer Park
Singapore’s largest shopping street. More than 800 shops sell trendy street wear, bags, shoes, accessories, watches, souvenirs and local designed products at affordable prices. Nearest MRT Station – Bugis
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Latest addition to the shopping scene in Singapore and a mecca for shopaholics. Luxury, exclusivity and a seduction of world-famous designer labels. Embrace yourselves, label queens. Nearest MRT Station – Bayfront
One of the largest shopping malls on Orchard Road. Packed with famous brands from around the world. Spend your afternoon here shopping to your heart’s content. Nearest MRT Station – Orchard
Ngee Ann City
Nested in the heart of Orchard Road, Ngee Ann City, is home to Takashimaya, the iconic Japanese department store. If you are a fan of Japanese stuff, this place is not to be missed. Other shops offer quality merchandise from local designer labels to international brands. Nearest MRT Station – Orchard
If you love vintage shopping and the Mediterranean feel, then head to Haji Lane. Rows of boutiques sell local finds at great prices, as well as shisha cafés and restaurants for you to take a break from the intense shopping. Nearest MRT Station – Bugis
Sungei Road Thieves’ Market
A weakness for retro stuff, antiques or second-hand items? Sungei Road Thieves’ Market will not disappoint. Singapore’s oldest flea market offers a hot and uniquely disorienting shopping experience. Nearest MRT Station – Bugis
Ann Siang Road
This neighbourhood is a creative hub for designer fashion boutiques, concept stores, French patisseries and niche bookstores. Great for things that are unique and not mainstream. Nearest MRT Station – Tanjong Pagar
Chinatown is bustling with souvenir shops, Indian and Chinese temples, traditional Chinese medicine vendors and night-time hawkers. It is very near to the “gaybourhood” in Tanjong Pagar, so drop by the gay bars for a drink after you are done with your shopping. Nearest MRT Station – Chinatown
01-03-2014 by Tod TGA | More: Gay Singapore
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