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Day 1

The exterior façade of ION Orchard
1 Orchard Road

Orchard Road isn’t just well known amongst locals—travellers far and wide are familiar with one of the world’s most famous shopping districts. You’ll find fascinating modern structures like ION Orchard, which houses some of your favourite luxury brands, such as Louis Vuitton, Patek Philippe, Saint Laurent, and Tiffany & Co.

There’s also Singapore’s oldest departmental store, TANGS, which stocks plenty of local labels like Aijek (a clothing line featuring effortless pieces made from sustainable fabrics) and a range of international perfume labels like Chloé here. If you’re looking to shop local, drop by Design Orchard, home to the wares of over 60 homegrown designers and craftsmen.

Interior of The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands<sup>®</sup>
2 Civic District

Luxury labels await you at Capitol Piazza in City Hall. One of Singapore’s newest shopping malls, Capitol Piazza is home to brands like CYC Made To Measure—which boasts a range of fine menswear— and Carmina, one of England’s finest shoemakers.

If you want to get your hands on more luxury goods, there's The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands®.

Explore the different levels and wings of this shopping haven, which features heaps of flagship stores of world-famous brands like MCM, Tom Ford, and Alexander McQueen.

Day 2

A five-foot-way alley along Bras Basah.Bugis
3 Bras Basah.Bugis

Go on the hunt for artsy collectibles and indie labels around the Bugis and Bras Basah area, Singapore’s buzzing cultural district.

Bras Basah Complex is great for art supplies (go to the long-standing Art Friend for this), hard-to-find design literature (Basheer Graphic Books), and second-hand books (Evernew Book Store and Book Point).

After satisfying your inner culture vulture, head on over to Haji Lane for more indie outlets. This Instagram-worthy lane is lined with stores like Drunken Balloon for retro memorabilia and Kolombiana for bright, handmade bags and accessories that are perfect for travel.

Interior of BooksActually
4 Tiong Bahru

Make your way to Tiong Bahru—one of Singapore’s most hip ’hoods—for its eclectic mix of stores. Spend the afternoon visiting indie bookstores BooksActually (don't forget to say hello to the resident kitties) and Woods in the Books, or drop by Curated Records for some vinyl-lovin'.

Earrings with intricate details on display
5 Little India

Does poking around a shopping mall that's open 24 hours, seven days a week sound like a dream to you? Well then, park yourself in Mustafa Centre. Located in Little India, this massive complex has everything you need, and we mean everything, from DVDs to spices, gold jewellery and TVs.

If you’re on the hunt for cultural trinkets and more, wander around the streets of Little India and you’ll find several shops that stock all sorts of pretty things, from sari (traditional Indian womenswear) to bangles.

Day 3

A customer trying on jewellery in a store.
6 Queenstown

Drop by places like Queensway Shopping Centre and the nearby Anchorpoint Shopping Centre if you're looking for quality wares at affordable prices.

The former has an impressive number of sports stores for you to buy affordably-priced sneakers, apparel, and equipment from past seasons, while the latter is where you'll find irresistible discounts and promotions from factory outlets of brands like Charles & Keith, Billabong and Hush Puppies.
 

Evening view of the HSBC Rain Vortex and Shiseido Forest Valley in Jewel Changi Airport
7 Singapore Changi Airport

Don’t let this one slip, especially if you’re in town for a while. Be sure to enjoy duty-free shopping for yourself at Changi Airport; the range of options is diverse—from Adidas to Burberry and COACH—and entirely dependent on which terminal you’re in.

Be sure to make Jewel Changi Airport one of the locations to tick off your must-see list. This dazzling, ten-storey nexus boasts global retail labels, over 80 restaurants and breath-taking spaces that fuse nature and modern architecture.

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