1: Elohim by Sabrinagoh
If your wardrobe is in need of a couple of cutting-edge, vibrant pieces, local designer Sabrina Goh’s label is right up your alley. Though it’s focus is on womenswear, pieces carry some elements from menswear too, and are known for their snazzy asymmetric designs as well as reinventions of popular styles.
Where: Capitol Piazza, 13 Stamford Rd, #02-14, Singapore 178905
2: Beyond The Vines
With clean-cut tops, jumpsuits and dresses in muted, earthy tones to boot, Beyond The Vines is the place to go to if you’re looking for quality wardrobe staples to build your outfits around. Its pieces are all about understated elegance and as they’re designed for everyday wear, you’ll be sure to get bang for your buck.
Where: 333 Orchard Road, Mandarin Gallery, #02-21, Singapore 238897 and 6 Shenton Way, OUE Downtown, #01-08, Singapore 068809
Statement-making basics? That’s exactly what entrepreneur and street style darling Yoyo Cao’s luxe fashion label Exhibit is all about. With minimalism at the core of its collections, its designs centre around clean lines and silhouettes, while each piece carries a distinctive flair that makes the brand a standout from the rest.
Where: By appointment only, at 8 Jln Kilang Barat, Central Link Building #06-02, Singapore 159351
4: In Good Company
While this label only had one store just a couple of years ago, it has since expanded exponentially to have a presence in the Philippines, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Indonesia ever since. It’s claim to fame? Exquisite classic wardrobe essentials and modern silhouettes made to transcend trends.
Where: Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn #B1-06, Singapore 238801
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5: Lisa Von Tang
A fusion of Western and Eastern inspirations fuelled by the founder’s own mixed-heritage, Asian tribal textiles and bold, fearless cuts make up the lot of this eponymous label’s designs. Needless to say, her distinctive East-meets-West pieces have caught international attention and have been worn by celebrities like Mick Jagger, Adriana Lima and Cara Delevingne.
Where: The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue #01-68, Singapore 018972
6: Ong Shunmugam
This Singapore-based contemporary womenswear label lends a modern twist to traditional fare with its inventive spins on Asian dress styles. Think batik work, Cheongsams and Kimonos cleverly reworked for the modern day stylish woman.
Where: 43 Jalan Merah Saga, #01-76, Singapore 278115
7: Our Second Nature
Expect lots of arty prints, relaxed silhouettes and sophisticated styles from this local womenswear label that works with a London-based designer to create chic and comfortable everyday wear. What we especially love? Its clothes come with a wallet-friendly price tag, with prices ranging from $55 for a crop top to $129 for a vest.
Where: 43 Jalan Merah Saga, Chip Bee Gardens #01-66, Singapore 278115
8: State Property
Local fine jewellery label State Property is known for its abstract, architectural and minimalist pieces that exude much elegance in an understated manner. From its latest collection, you can find some of the most sleek and delicate jewellery pieces from bangles to earrings and necklaces, with the lushest of pearls attached.
Where: 81 Mcnair Rd, Singapore 328554
Main image: Beyond The Vines