Having trouble finding the perfect gift for your loved ones for Christmas? We’ve got just the perfect guide for you!
Christmas can get quite stressful sometimes, with all the shopping and racking our brains for the perfect gifts for all our friends and family (we feel you!). But it doesn’t have to be this way. Not with all the awesome stores found right here on our Little Red Dot. No matter who you’re shopping for, these shops stock gifts that you’ll like giving just as much as the special someone will love receiving.
There’s not an ounce of gloom in this shop, which is especially fitting for their name! If you’re looking for accessories and lifestyle goods which are bright and joyous in nature, we’ll point you straight in the direction of Weekends. Friends who are especially chipper will love just about anything you buy them from this dazzling store, so go on and unleash your inner shopaholic as you dump a mountain of presents into your cart!
Weekends, #B1-10, 1 Harbourfront Walk, VivoCity, Singapore 098 585, (+65) 6376 8031
Rockstar by Soon Lee
This too-cool-it-hurts store has been around since 2009, and ever year without fail, they’ll create a lovely festive atmosphere for shoppers. Home to a slew of youthful casual wear brands and lifestyle products, Rockstar by Soon Lee never stops being on the lookout for the next quirky label while effectively staying fashionably current. So when you scanning their shelves and racks stocked with the trendiest items in town, don’t forget to pick something out for us too!
Rockstar, 8 Grange Road, #03-08 Orchard Cineleisure, Singapore 239 695, (+65) 6836 8201,www.rockstar.com.sg
Monoyono is probably the perfect gift store, offering one too many novelty items which would thrill just about any gift receiver. A quick walk around the shop, and you will notice that they sell the most funkiest and random of items, such as rainbow tape accompanied by a unicorn dispenser or moustache pacifiers for babies! With that many cool and peculiar options in one place, we reckon you might just finish all your Christmas shopping right here.
Monoyono, #B1-06 Plaza Singapura, Singapore 238839, (+65) 6884 3551, 222.monoyono.com
The fabulous and stylish sister of Rockstar, Soon Lee offers a more mature range of eclectic finds with the bulk of it related to fashion. Chic clothing and accessories can be found at every corner, so it’s no surprise Soon Lee has long become one of the top shopping destinations for those preferring a more contemporary fashion approach. If you know a friend who’s currently transitioning her way into the workforce, you won’t go wrong by gifting her an outfit from the racks here.
Soon Lee, 73 Haji Lane, (+65) 6297 0198, Facebook.com/soonlee.singapore
If you’re a strong supporter of the local scene, maybe you’d want to grab a handful of gifts from Keepers this festive season! Situated in the heart of Orchard Road, it’s a store which houses only the best products from our nation’s most outstanding designers and creators, so you’ll most definitely not be disappointed. The shop has massively expanded since its opening last year and now it’s overflowing with items strong in both aesthetics and functionality.
Keepers, Orchard Green, (+65) 8299 7109, www.keepers.com.sg
Design Museum Shop
Located at the Red Dot Museum, the Design Museum Shop prides itself in being the only local store to exclusively carry brands and designs housed under them. Meticulously curated, their range is by no means typical, and each item is backed up by stellar aesthetics. A mere peek into the store will already reveal countless gift options for loved ones, and we’re sure you won’t be walking out empty handed!
Design Museum Shop, 28 Maxwell Road, Ground Floor, Red Dot Traffic Building, Singapore 069120, (+65) 6225 5950, www.designmuseumshop.sg
A stationery and novelty haven under the Cotton On Group’s umbrella of brands, this store is stocked with all things quirky and affordable. Their shelves are constantly filled with awesome gift ideas, and what’s great is most of it is unisex. You know what this means right? If you’re heading to a large Christmas party and playing the good ol’ random Secret Santa game, Typo’s long list of contemporary products might just be your best bet!
Typo, Wisma Atria #B1-54 to 61, 435 Orchard Road, Singapore 238877, (+65) 6733 4761, www.cottonon.com/sg/typo
Tangs is all revved up and ready to go this Christmas! The departmental store is no stranger to us, with the brand having been a household name for decades. Needless to say, we’re also aware of the vast selection they offer and the store is literally an endless maze of gift possibilities. You’ll be able to find anything ranging from fashion items to even the most obscure homeware products, so there’s no doubt that Tangs is practically the answer to all your Christmas gift woes.
Tangs, 310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864, (+65) 6737 5500, www.tangs.com
Naiise has got a keen eye for good design; the team armed with the aim of bringing goods from all around the world right to your doorstep! They’re big on supporting the local design scene as well, so if you’ve got a patriot lingering among your group of friends, you’ll most likely find the perfect present here. Having recently transitioned from their online base to brick and motar stores, Naiise stocks just about anything and everything, suitable for people of all personalities and ages.
Naiise, Orchard Gateway, #02-02/24, Singapore 238858, (+65) 6702 3248, www.naiise.com
We girls know best about the “Oohs” and “Ahhs” coming out from our mouths the moment we step foot into a makeup store. And there’s no better place to hunt for cosmetics than at Sephora, their wide selection of brands so lovely it’s impossible to resist. And if you’ve got a bunch of makeup-crazed friends to shop for, we’ll bet you good money that you’re gonna find at least a few great options right here!
Sephora, ION Orchard #01-05/06, Singapore 238801, (+65) 6509 8255, www.sephora.sg