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Updated: Shopping In Singapore During The Circuit-Breaker

Our directory of the coolest brands and retailers – that we'll be updating regularly – to check out online.

While the circuit-breaker officially ends on June 1, but it still remains unclear when most shops and businesses are able to open. Gone are the days of freely wandering around malls  – but as everything from workouts to meetings go virtual, what time better than now to have a handy compilation of all the retailers and brands that offer delivery services to our doorsteps? Here, our ever-expanding directory of all the coolest fashion labels that allow you to shop from the comfort of your own home. Trust us when we say we’ll be making full use of these e-commerce stores to scratch that shopping itch that we feel might crop up anytime now.

Van Cleef & Arpels
What it is: This jeweller has been one of the grand dames of Paris’ Place Vendome – the mecca of the fine jewellery world – since its inception circa 1906. Best known for its beautiful interpretations of nature and flowers, some of its most iconic collections include the Alhambra with its four-leaf clover-inspired designs and the petal-shaped Frivole (above).   What to expect online: Browse the online catalogue to discover the brand’s collections and make a purchase simply by contacting the store ambassadors via its hotline (1800-3077-626).   Shipping details: Depending on the availability of the creation, shipping will take two working days.   Valentino
What it is: This red carpet favourite has become the byword for modern fantasy and romance under the watchful eye of its creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli. His voluminous silhouettes and penchant for eye-catching highlighter hues are instantly recognisable on street style.   What to expect online: Browse the ready-to-wear collections and the brand’s Valentino Garavani accessories line on its website and contact any of the store associates (tel: 9759-1523/9759-2516) to make an enquiry. Payment can be made via Paynow or bank transfer.   Shipping details: Deliveries will arrive in five working days. Longchamp
What it is: The French luxury brand may be synonymous with its effortless chic leather goods like the iconic Le Pliage tote. But the brand has also been building up its ready-to-wear offering in recent years as it moves towards becoming a full-fledged lifestyle name. That includes bringing its runway shows Stateside during New York Fashion Week and releasing more street-oriented offerings such as its first sneaker and monogram print last year.   What to expect online: Make your purchases by reaching out to the brand via e-mail (aftersales@longchamp.com.sg). Payment can be made through bank transfer with a minimum spending of $400 required.   Shipping details: It takes one to three working days. Chaumet
What it is: This French jeweller marked its 240th-anniversary bash this year with the reopening of its salon at 12 Place Vendome which had been shuttered for refurbishment for a year just before Europe went into lockdown. While the maison is best known for being the private jeweller to the glamorous Empress Josephine – she was partial to the maison’s diadems and tiaras and intricate nature-inspired designs – it also serves up a range of contemporary pieces best represented by the Liens collection.   What to expect online: It has started offering concierge services, giving customers the option to shop for its full collection of jewellery and timepieces. Simply reach out to one of its advisors – Jackie Wong (tel: 9767-7282) or Ben Chen (tel: 9163-6836) – for enquiries.   Shipping details: Expect your orders to arrive in three days.   Dior
What it is: Known for The New Look with its full-skirted silhouette and iconic Dior bar jacket, the French fashion house is one of the most well-loved brands in the realm of fashion.    What to expect online: Dior now offers home deliveries during this circuit-breaker period. Simply dial into Dior’s call center (1800-4159-990) to make a purchase. Payment methods accepted include credit card payments and bank transfer.    Shipping details: Delivery will take up to three working days once payment is made.      Coach
What it is: The New York brand designed by Stuart Vevers is a the go-to name for luxury fashion with an Americana twist.      What to expect online: Shop Coach’s newest drops via Lazmall, as well as some online exclusive pieces like the Willis and Rambler bags. (above). However, the brand does offer any e-shopping for ready-to-wear at the moment.    Shipping details: Orders will take three working days to arrive.   Dolce & Gabbana 
What it is: The Italian fashion label has built a reputation for its brand of Sicilian glamour.    What to expect online: Shop for the brand’s products via its online website which also carries some online exclusive merch. In continuation of its partnership with the Humanitas University, the fashion house has also pledged to donate a portion of its proceeds from sales of its Devotion bags (above) from the e-commerce site to the educational institution to aid in its critical global health initiatives.   Shipping details: It will take three to four working days.    COS
What it is: The contemporary Swedish fashion label is known for its minimal and pared-down designs.    What to expect online: Apart from the usual store offerings and new arrivals, COS also offers exclusive items for purchase on its online store.   Shipping details: Deliveries will take three to five working days. Gucci 
What it is: This Italian fashion institution has become the byword for quirky-meets-maximalist glamour under the helm of creative director Alessandro Michele.    What to expect online: Shop Gucci from the comfort of your home with its remote client shopping services. Contact client services via Whatsapp  or a phone call (3138-2024) and client advisors will assist you in your purchase. Payment methods available are bank transfers and credit card payments.    Shipping details: It will take one to three working days. Celine
What it is: Since being under its newest creative director Hedi Slimane, the Celine aesthetic is one of lean tailoring and a nod to the ’70s – owing to Slimane’s love for nostalgia, youth, music and rock stars.   What to expect online: While you can’t click ‘Add To Cart’ on Celine’s online site, feel free to browse through the site and make a purchase remotely by contacting the store via e-mail or phone call. Payment can be made via bank transfer and shipping is complimentary.   Shipping Details: Delivery takes three working days. Contact the Marina Bay Sands store at store_mbs@sg.celine.com or 6225-4705; and the Ngee Ann City store at store_nac@sg.celine.com or 6736-0511. Onitsuka Tiger
What it is: The Japanese sneaker brand most famously known for its vintage-tinged kicks like the popular Mexico 66. This month, the brand drops a variety of shoes – from the chunky Delegation Chunk (above) to the Mexico 66 Konbu.   What to expect online: Enjoy 10 per cent off your first purchase when you shop on its e-site.   Shipping details: Orders take two to four working days to arrive. Bvlgari
What it is: Known for its exuberant designs and innovative use of materials in its jewellery, the brand is best-known for its snake-inspired Serpenti collection.   What to expect online: Shop the full collection of Bvlgari’s pieces, including their newest Bvlgari Bvlgari (top)and exclusive Alexander Wang collections through the e-concierge on their website, or feel free to call in and email the team to place an order.   Shipping details: Deliveries take two working days. Contact Bvlgari at sg.cc@bulgari.com or 3158-2590. Fendi
What it is: The storied Italian fashion label known for its signature Baguette has always been on the frontline of innovative and creative fashion displays and ready-to-wear apparel. Think the first fashion show to be visible from the moon (it was the Spring/ Summer 2008 show on the Great Wall of China) and to have drones to capture silhouettes from atop (see the Fall/Winter 2014 show).    What to expect: Fendi offers the option of shopping over the phone (6887-5981) with their dedicated Client Advisors. Payment options include bank transfer, PayNow and Credit Card on delivery.    Shipping details: Same-day delivery is available for payments made before 6pm. For payments made after 6pm, delivery will be made the next day. Tory Burch
What it is: The American lifestyle luxury brand that channels a modern day Lilly Pulitzer with its feminine silhouettes and delicate prints and waspy chic aesthetic.   What to expect: Starting April, the brand’s e-catalogue has been updated to include stocks from its latest Spring/Summer 2020 collection. While you can’t shop directly online, you can call any of its boutiques (6688-7818/6733-2980) to place an order and make payment via bank transfer.   Shipping details: Approximately seven working days. Swarovski 
What it is: The innovative crystal house known for its glittering jewellery designs which are perfect for a dose of everyday elegance.    What to expect: Apart from the full range of jewellery and products you can find in-store, Swarovski offers online bundles and exclusive jewellery designs on its site with free shipping for all purchases.   Shipping details: Around one to three working days. MatchesFashion  
What it is: The global luxury e-tailer is the one-stop shop forever 450 established and new designers. They’ve also launched exclusive collections with fashion’s biggest brands like Jil Sander’s ‘7 Evening Shirts’ which dropped exclusively on the site in February 2020.    What to expect: Hop on to the online site for new products updated everyday from Monday to Friday.   Shipping details: Between three and five working days.   Bottega Veneta
What it is: Under the helm of new creative director Daniel Lee, the classic Italian leather house has transformed into the byword for cool fashion – with its Instagrammable accessories and intellectual take on the brand’s signature Intrecciato weaving.    What to expect: Online exclusives regularly drop on its e-commerce store.   Shipping details: It takes around seven working days.  Surrender
What it is: What started out as a small menswear boutique at the Raffles Hotel is now the cool multi-label store for the freshest independent brands and street-inflicted labels like Palm Angels (main photo).   What to expect: Scroll through its online store for a curation of customer favourites and exclusive products. The store has just recently refreshed its online catalogue.    Shipping details: Expect your orders to arrive the next day. Miu Miu
What it is: Inspired by Miucca Prada’s personal wardrobe, Miu Miu continues to be a breath of fresh air the fashion world needs with its irreverent and coquettish aesthetic.   What to expect: Shop the brand’s latest collection of bags, ready-to-wear pieces and fragrances on its well-stocked online site.    Shipping details: Around one to three working days.      Burberry
What it is: The British heritage fashion house has taken a more youthful spin with an expansive offereing that spans streetwear and evening-worthy designs since it was taken over by chief creative director Riccardo Tisci in 2018.   What to expect: Apart from having full access to Burberry’s latest collections, you can shop the exclusive Burberry B-series that drops on the brand’s Instagram on the 17th of every month and made available for just 24 hours.   Shipping details: Goods will be delivered to your doorstep between two and four working days. Louis Vuitton
What it is: The French maison synonymous with travel trunks launched its popular online store in Singapore in October 2019.   What to expect: Shop the full range of Louis Vuitton merch – think leather goods, fragrances, fine jewellery and even its collection of hard cover books. Fans of collectables will be glad to know that the brand pre-launches its collections online, giving you a chance to cop these pieces before they hit the store.    Shipping details: Orders take between one and two working days to reach you. However, same-day deliveries are available for orders placed before 12pm.      Hermes
What it is:  Whether its the iconic Birkin bag or the newly launched Hermes Rouge, the French maison is the last word in discreet luxury.   What to expect: The e-store is stocked with a selection of the brand’s Spring/Summer 2020 collection; the offerings are updated constantly so check back regularly for new pieces to shop.   Shipping details: Deliveries are made between one and two working days. Do note that a signature will be required upon delivery. Christian Louboutin
What it is: Red-lacquered soled shoes have been synonymous with the French brand for years now, and its elegant, stylish designs have made this one of the most well-known footwear brands in the world.    What to expect: While the online store might not have all the pieces you can find in its brick-and-mortar shops here, there is an entire page dedicated to online exclusive merchandise.   Shipping details: Expect your shipment to come in two to three working days.   Saint Laurent
What it is: Known for its provocative designs under creative director Anthony Vaccarello, the French fashion house’s ethos has always been progressive and revolutionary.   What to expect: Everything on the e-shop can be shipped to Singapore, including those online exclusives.   Shipping details: Shipping takes three to six working days, but expect delays due to the current global travel gridlock.   Dover Street Market Singapore
What it is: This multi-label concept store is the concept store of all concept stores. Since landing on our shores in August 2017, it has been the go-to for crowd-favourites like Comme des Gacons and Simone Rocha, Thom Browne, and Singapore’s own pride, Youths In Balaclava.    What to expect: Check out DSMS’ ‘What’s New’ tab on its e-shop for all the latest pieces to cop.    Shipping details: Approximately two to three working days.     Club21
What it is: For years, this local luxury retailer is the go-to for both established designers and exciting up-and-coming names in fashion. Among the brands under its stable are Jil Sander, Junya Watanabe, and Ganni.   What to expect: Besides its long-running e-tail site, Club21 has also launched a new shopping service called At Home with Club21, where you can chat with its in-store shop assistants at brands like Dries Van Noten (above) via Whatsapp messaging to make your purchasing decisions.   Shipping details: Purchases on the site take between one and three working days to arrive. As for the At Home with Club21 service, same-day delivery is available. Gentle Monster
What it is: The Korean eyewear brand is where its at for hype and statement eyewear: think conceptual barely-there sunglasses to oversized shield sunglasses.   What to expect: Shop the full range of Gentle Monster’s collections online.   Shipping details: Delivery will take between one and three working days.