Sassy checks out the stores at Capitol Piazza!
It’s hard to miss the majestic white Venetian Renaissance style building standing tall and proud at 13 Stamford Road. After a very public makeover, Capitol Piazza is back in business, beckoning all you shopaholics and mall rats to get lost in its stylish façade. From chic dessert cafés to high end fashion boutiques, read on to find out which stores are worth a Sassy Girl’s visit!
Repping Singapore is our very own Max Tan whose all black minimalistic fashion collections have won the hearts of local and international fashionistas alike so of course a trip to his Capitol Piazza flagship store is a must. Run with the chic Morticia Adams vibes and inject some avant-garde into your wardrobe with cool pieces like a neoprene dress or deconstructed tank top. Whatever your sartorial purchase, you won’t have to worry about Same Dress Syndrome as most designs are produced in limited quantities.
Max Tan, L2-15 Capitol Piazza, 13 Stamford Rd, Singapore, 178905, www.max-tan.com/
Print lovers rejoice! The much revered Marimekko and its iconic Unikko red poppy design has made its way to our shores with a standalone flagship store at Capitol Piazza. Be it chic apparel, homeware or accessories, the Finnish brand is your best bet if you’re looking to add a vibrant kaleidoscope of colours and prints into your daily life.
Marimekko, Capitol Piazza, 13 Stamford Road, #02-17/18, Singapore 178905, www.marimekko.com/com
Costume National, 3.1 Philip Lim and Barbara Bui are just some of the brands you’ll come across at multi-label store Manifesto, which touts itself as the local version of the famed Colette store in Paris. Other cult labels that will have you flashing your credit cards include Maison Kitsune, Gillet and YMC, brands you won’t find stocked anywhere else in Singapore.
Manifesto, 13 Stamford Road, Capitol Piazza Mall, #02-19, Singapore 179100, www.facebook.com/manifesto.singapore
We love us a little chocolate treat now and then, even more if they’re Swiss made! Teuscher Chocolates holds the honour of #1 chocolatier by National Geographic and if you’ve tried their hand-crafted champagne truffles, you’ll certainly agree!
Teuscher Chocolates, #02-31 Capitol Piazza (Neue), 13 Stamford Rd, Capitol Piazza, Singapore 178905, www.facebook.com/teuschersg/
Stylish travel wear was hard to find before European label Napapijri arrived on the scene. Lose yourself in the 1700 square-feet flagship boutique where the adventurous jetsetter in you will fall in love with their contemporary pick of style savvy, travel durable apparel.
Napapijri, 13 Stamford Road, Capitol Piazza Mall, #01-26, Singapore 179100, www.napapijri.com
If you swear by BB Cream and all things K-beauty, you’ll want to check out Sulwhasoo, the Korean luxury skincare brand big on holistic beauty and Asian medicinal herbs. Their 100th global store at Capitol Piazza houses a bespoke spa where you’ll be pampered to within an inch of your life with facials, massages and delicious Korean snacks!
Sulwhasoo, 15 Stamford Road, #01-72/73, Singapore 178906, www.facebook.com/Sulwhasoo.sg/?fref=ts
Branché Hair & Nail Salon
Say konichiwa to luscious locks at Branché Hair & Nail Salon, a super-luxe Japanese hair studio offering bespoke hair treatments from top notch Japanese stylists. Sink into any one of only three workstations (or a VIP room if you prefer) and allow the Japanese hair maestros to work their magic on your tresses. In addition to getting your hair done, you can also treat yourself to a mani-pedi while sipping coffee from hand-roasted decaf coffee beans. Talk about a luxe pampering experience!
Branché Hair & Nail Salon, 13 Stamford Road, B1-33 Capitol Piazza, Singapore 178905, www.facebook.com/branche.sg/?fref=nf
Get your eyebrows on fleek at High Brow, a one-stop brow grooming mecca that will tweeze, tweak and thread your brows into perfection. Bid adieu to blah brows with the Brow Enliven service which uses the latest tools and techniques to deliver natural-looking eyebrows suitable for your face shape.
High Brow, 13 Stamford Road, #B2-16 Capitol Piazza, Singapore 178905, www.facebook.com/highbrow.sg/
The famed Parisian tearoom frequented regularly by the likes of Coco Chanel has brought its gourmet pastries and legendary hot chocolate to town. If you haven’t already, it’s time to pay the 112-year-old café a visit and while you’re there, be sure to have the signature Le Mont-Blanc pastry with a cup of Old Fashioned Hot Chocolate –Coco Chanel approved.
Angelina, #01-82, Capitol Galleria, 15 Stamford Road, Singapore 178906, www.facebook.com/AngelinaSingapore/?fref=ts
All that retail therapy is bound to be exhausting, which is why you’re going to want to tuck in to Dazzling Café’s Shibuya honey toasts –towering mountains of toasted bread topped with sinful delights you simply can’t resist! Bonus –now that the diehard foodie crowd has died down (a little) you won’t have to queue too long for a seat at this café import from Taiwan.
Dazzling Café, 15 Stamford Road, #01-85 Capitol Piazza, Singapore 178906, www.facebook.com/dazzlingcafesg/