10 coolest multi-label boutiques in Singapore

Forget about combing department stores or buying things online only to be grossly overcharged for shipping. These 10 cool shops in Singapore bring in carefully-curated products for discerning customers, and chances are you’ll find just what you’re looking for and plenty more, whoop!

The Redundant Shop
The Redundant Shop
17 Feb 2016

The Redundant Shop

Like the name suggests, The Redundant Shop has everything you don’t need, but probably (and by that, we mean definitely) want. With everything from vintage bicycles, sleek accessories, to grooming and artisanal products, there’s something for every type of hipster out there. Curating both local and international indie labels, the lifestyle store also houses A Few Good Men, one of Singapore’s newest barbershops.

Brands to look out for: Bienvenue, CYC Helmets, Ksubi, Sandwichbike, Tunewear, SBTG, and more.

The Redundant Shop is located at 9 Raffles Boulevard, Millenia Walk #01-71/72, Singapore 039596. Open Tue-Sat 11am – 8pm, Sun 11am – 6pm.

Actually
Actually
17 Feb 2016

Actually

Located in the heart of town, Actually carries an eclectic mix of premium streetwear brands such as Freitag and Lazy Oaf and a number of other concept labels. With a playful shop interior (you’ll find the place littered with toys), the store constantly switches up and rotates the items on the shelf, so you’ll always find something new to covet.

Brands to look out for: Underground, SSUR, Elwood, Long Clothing, Katfood, Frito Projects, and more.

Actually is located at Orchard Gateway, 277 Orchard Road #03-18, Singapore 238858. Open 11am – 10pm daily.

The little dröm store
The little dröm store
17 Feb 2016

The little dröm store

Dreams, sunbeams, and knick knacks: these three words perfectly describe the eccentricity that is The little dröm store, an art & design driven retail store that collects all things inspiring and heartening. All products on sale (such as the popular ‘Strangely Singaporean’ badges) are conceptualised and designed in-house and in collaboration with other artists, incorporating a lovely local flavour.

Brands to look out for: Polkaros, Hansel, Audrey Jeanne, Donna Wilson, Forget Me Not, and more.

The little dröm store is located at School of the Arts #02-01, 1 Zubir Said Drive, Singapore 227968. Open Tue-Fri 12pm – 8pm, Thu 12pm – 7pm, Sun 1pm – 7pm. 

Supplies & Co.
Supplies & Co.
17 Feb 2016

Supplies & Co.

Taking great pride in its attention to detail, Supplies & Co. doesn’t just focus on the aesthetics of a product; durability and practicality are also taken into account. Their new Orchard location boasts a modern and sophisticated interior decor, and when coupled with its range of international selection – apparel, homeware, accessories, and even furniture – is truly impressive.

Brands to look out for: Engineered Garments, Peel & Lift, Medicom Toy, Peanuts & Company, Sean Woolsey, Zenith, and more.

Supplies & Co. is located at Park House, 21 Orchard Boulevard #01-23, Singapore 248645. Open Mon-Thu 1pm – 8pm, and Fri-Sat 12pm – 8pm.

Rockstar
Rockstar
17 Feb 2016

Rockstar

From the same folks behind Haji Lane’s Soon Lee (an apparel haven for womenfolk), Rockstar speaks a quieter, more laid-back, and undoubtedly more hipster language. With stylish clothing for both men and women, and lifestyle products like magazines and terrariums, the light, bright, and airy store is designed for the well-travelled, the determined and confident.

Brands to look out for: KEDS, Pointers Footwear, Curious Creatures, Sandqvist, Marshall, Yosi Samra, and more.

Rockstar is located at Cathay Cineleisure, 8 Grange Road, Singapore 239695. Open 11.30am – 9.30pm daily.

Nana & Bird
Nana & Bird
17 Feb 2016

Nana & Bird

Initially conceived as a pop-up concept store, Nana & Bird now has a place to call home in Tiong Bahru. Curating independent emerging labels (think trinkets and exciting pieces of clothing for the ladies) from all around the world, their philosophy is to only sell what they love. Our suggestion? Just go to both!

Brands to look out for: Samuji, Cassey Gan, TheFour, Amado Gudek, Maslo Jewellery, Aijek, and more.

Nana & Bird is located at 1M Yong Siak Street. Open 12pm to 7pm.

Gallery & Co.
Gallery & Co.
17 Feb 2016

Gallery & Co.

Housed within the brand new National Gallery Singapore, Gallery & Co. serves as a progressive retail and F&B destination that inspires curiosity and a sense of discovery. Alongside a bookstore, a cafe, a cafeteria, and a bar, you’ll find wares and merchandise such as umbrellas and soaps inspired and designed by local, South-East Asian, as well international artists and creatives. Will this be the first time we actually purchase something from a museum shop?

Brands to look out for: Kitsuné, Jujumade, Rock and Pebble, Willmann Vase, La De Dah Kids, and more.

Gallery & Co. is located at National Gallery Singapore, 1 St. Andrew’s Road #01–05, Singapore 178957. Open Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri-Sat 10am – 10pm.

kapok
kapok
17 Feb 2016

kapok

Previously a hot favourite among Hong Kong hipsters, kapok is now one of the coolest new shops in town, and for good reason too. Featuring plenty of stellar between the store and HK designers, our local hipsters now have easy and (relatively) cheap access to their street cult brands. Complete with a nice selection of locally designed products, an in-store cafe, and stylish location, kapok is as lifestyle as it gets.

Brands to look out for: Native Union, RAINS, Sundays, Kuru Design, Olivia Burton Watches, Common Projects, and more.

kapok is located at National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road #01-05, Singapore 188969. Open Mon-Sun 11am – 9pm.

Naiise
Naiise
17 Feb 2016

Naiise

At Naiise, it’s all about the best of everyday designs. Whether it’s furniture, homewares, decoration pieces, foodstuff, accessories, jewellery, gadgets, wallets and bags you need, they have it all (whew). With a strong focus on ‘made in Singapore’, new products are added on a regular basis. And with so many outlets island-wide, shopping at Naiise is a breeze.

Brands to look out for: SCENE SHANG, Grace Smiths, Holstee, Mujjo, Gnome & Bow, Straits Preserves, and more.

Naiise is located at Central, Westgate, 112 Katong, Wheelock Place, and Orchard Gateway. Please check individual stores for opening times.

The General Co
The General Co
17 Feb 2016

The General Co

Nested above hipster cafe Chye Seng Huat Hardware is The General Co, a homage to artisanal goods with every item curated for its basic principles of good design and craftsmanship. Essentially a platform for young designers and makers to present their wares, the store also organises the occasional workshops for leather crafting, metal-smithing and even terrarium planting. In their words: “Don’t just buy things, experience them”.

Brands to look out for: Fabrix, Brooklyn Candles, Dodocase, NATO, Democratic Society, Plumen, and more.

The General Co is located at 150A Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207563. Open Tue-Sun 12pm – 5pm, Fri-Sun 12pm – 7pm.

This story first appeared on City Nomads.

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