This Christmas, Orchard Road is home to a massive hipster market, complete with craft workshops and light art

Besides Orchard Road’s first ever European-inspired Christmas village, the December festive season brings with it a massive “creative retail playground” filled with neon light art installations, music performances, craft workshops, arcade games, and an artisan market. Brought to you by the people behind the crazily crowded event that was Artbox Singapore — hopefully this one won’t ...

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Tech Tonic: Two weeks with the Pixel 2 XL, the best Android smartphone you can get in Singapore

Tech Tonic: Two weeks with the Pixel 2 XL, the best Android smartphone you can get in Singapore

Tech Tonic is our experimental foray into gadgets and gizmo content because we — like most Singaporeans — are total geeks. We look into how emerging technologies are boosting...

Local multi-concept store Keepers finds new home at National Design Centre

Local multi-concept store Keepers finds new home at National Design Centre

Multi-concept store Keepers — known for its solid support for local independent designers, artisans, and artists — celebrates its sixth year by launching an e-tailer...

Bata’s streetwear and urban fashion offshoot AW Lab opens its first store in Singapore

Bata’s streetwear and urban fashion offshoot AW Lab opens its first store in Singapore

Hypebeasts and sneakerheads across the island have reason to rejoice today — and not because of the confirmed release dates for the new Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2. Though we’re...

Singles’ Day Sales: Shop your heart out with massive discounts at these 13 online retailers on Nov 11

Singles’ Day Sales: Shop your heart out with massive discounts at these 13 online retailers on Nov 11

Apparently, Singles’ Day (Nov 11) is a thing. It started in China’s Nanjing University in 1993, but thanks to Alibaba founder Jack Ma, who transformed the...

A Christmas village is coming to Orchard Road for the first time

A Christmas village is coming to Orchard Road for the first time

The season of Michael Bublé tunes, gift-buying, and festive trees is almost upon us — you can even watch this clock count down by the second — which means it’s time...

Popular Japanese fashion mall Lumine to make its overseas debut at Clarke Quay in November

Popular Japanese fashion mall Lumine to make its overseas debut at Clarke Quay in November

Clarke Quay Central is about to get a Japanese invasion come November, when popular Japanese fashion mall Lumine opens up shop in the… mall. (Think of it as a mall-in-a-mall...

Social enterprise Sonder Social delivers subscription boxes packed with fair trade and sustainable items from the region

Social enterprise Sonder Social delivers subscription boxes packed with fair trade and sustainable items from the region

Subscription boxes are aplenty in Singapore — who can say no to monthly gifts, right? From beauty products and clothes to snacks and coffee, there’s really no lack of...

Local brand Festive Folks designs customizable illustrated prints for all occasions

Local brand Festive Folks designs customizable illustrated prints for all occasions

Gift-giving isn’t the easiest thing in the world. That’s why we’ve got platforms like folks and stories or Giv Giv to help the clueless among us. But if...

Weekend Warrior: Oct 20-22

Weekend Warrior: Oct 20-22

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore. Friday, Oct 20 A Design Film Festival The annual documentary film fest never disappoints, just like this...