Jimmy Choo‘s new flagship opens at Paragon: Relocating to the first floor of the mall, the British fashion house returns with a new dual-gender concept. Expect to find the full range of men’s and women’s products housed within a 1,840 sq ft-wide interior boasting mother-of-pearl chevron floors, glass chandeliers and metallic finishes. Also launched: A bespoke made-to-order service (from $1,200) where you can personalise everything from the colour, texture and finish of your shoes to adding initials. Be prepared to wait, though, as orders take 12 to 16 weeks to complete. #01-42A/43/44 Paragon
In Good Company opens at Ion Orchard: The official opening only takes place on August 21, but we can’t help sharing the good news here first. The three-year-old local label offering minimalist, monochromatic separates – think loose-fitting jumpsuits and asymmetrical hem blouses – has finally set up a brick-and-mortar store. Check back here for more information on their new digs soon. #B1-06 Ion Orchard
Matter pop-up store: The socially conscious homegrown label introduces its full range of printed pants, as well as new offerings like blockprinted scarves and totes, in Kapok from now till August 24. Their USP: Pants that are comfortable, versatile and great for travel (they come in a wide variety of cheerful prints too). National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road
Stale & Co. workshop: Kapok will also host a hands-on jewellery workshop on August 22 from 2pm to 5pm in partnership with the local jewellery label (their silver and brass cuff bracelets are every minimalist dresser’s must-have accessories). Get a personalised engraving with every purchase of a brass cuff ($149) and ring ($79) – just sign up at the store to register your interest. National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road
FitFlop pop-up store: From now till August 23, the UK footwear brand known for their extra comfortable shoes are setting up shop here for the first time in Orchard Road. On display are items from the brand’s Autumn Winter ’15 collection, including a new style called SupercomFF which features stylish sandals in metallic hues. Level 1 Robinsons The Heeren
Louis Vuitton‘s in-store exhibition: Opened just before the National Day weekend at the gallery space in its Marina Bay Sands boutique, the space features wall-to-wall displays of French photographer Oliver Cullman’s black-and-white images of Singapore and a showcase of the brand’s iconic bags in red and white. Enjoy complimentary services like trunk painting and hot stamping too – options include Singapore-themed ones like a merlion and chilli crab. #B2-36 Marina Bay Sands
Petit Bateau launches womenswear collection: You’re familiar with the French brand for their children’s clothing, but the label now ventures into new territory with its debut collection for women on www.theoutnet.com. Expect nautical-inspired separates (after all, the brand’s name means “little boat” in English) that are great for mixing and matching, like striped cotton shorts, dresses and sweaters at marked-down prices (S$78-S$210).
Zara opens at Changi Airport: The Spanish fast fashion label’s flagship in Terminal 3 is a whopping 9,150 sq ft, easily the size of 13 three-room HDB flats. It carries both the men’s and women’s collections within a stylishly designed space that features a neutral colour palette akin to other flagships in New York, London and Paris. Departure transit lounge (near A Gates), Terminal 3