The event celebrates the city’s vibrant coffee culture with a curation of the island’s best roasters and hipster cafes. And what better way to single out our favourites than by showing them off alongside the season’s standout accessories and jewellery?

1. Curious Palette

Clockwise from left: Kisslock leather cross-body bag, Coach. Fabric bangle with sterling silver, $69, Round silver charm with cubic zirconia, $89, Dangle Heart silver charm with cubic zirconia and enamel, $59, and sterling silver ring, $69, Pandora. Crystalline Hours rose gold-tone coated stainless steel watch on leather strap, $749, and rose gold-plated bracelet with crystals, $149, Swarovski.
Calfskin pouch, $1,150, Loewe. Calfskin boots, $1,640, Tod’s

Aside from its award-winning latte art brews, the cafe will debut its coffee soft serve at the festival, together with a range of bottled caffeinated and decaffeinated infusions. The one we’re most excited about? White Magic: a potent blend of espresso, milk and cream chilled to perfection.

2. Common Man Coffee Roasters

From top: Crash fur tote, Bimba Y Lola. Cameron Street Lane Antoine cowhide leather shoulder bag, and acetate sunglasses, $255, Kate Spade New York

It’s well known for its smooth coffee and brunch menu, which makes it the booth to swing by for nibbles. Sample new desserts (from indulgent to healthy) at the festival: the peanut butter and cranberry with espresso energy ball for that kick of caffeine, or the summer chia seed pudding for the perfect guilt-free pick-me-up.

3. Chye Seng Huat Hardware

Clockwise from left: Iside leather with enamel top-handle bag, $4,210, and GG Marmont leather belt bag, $1,450, Gucci. Wood and metal sunglasses, $495, Ray-Ban

This hipster hangout is one of the forerunners of Singapore’s third-wave coffee scene, and its single-origin cold brews promise to be one of the highlights at the festival. Only African beans (from Ethiopia, Rwanda etc) are used – they are brewed daily and steeped for 12 hours to achieve a potent but smooth overall flavour.

Photography Winston Chuang Art Direction Kim Wong 

This story first appeared in Female’s August 2017 issue.

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