This local designers’ specialist zone within Japanese department store Parco boasts a veritable treasure trove of fashion-forward finds. Some of Singapore’s most exciting emerging names like Mash-Up, Kae Hana and Evenodd can be found here, as well as new arrivals from upstarts 20:TwoThree and WSDM, the former for its oversized jackets and drop-crotch pants, and […]

Tommy Bahama

The buzz: Arriving just in time for summer, the cool (literally) linen range of beachwear for men and women is available for the first time in town (although the brand’s been around since 1992). Better late than never. The vibe: The store’s sturdy wooden panels and shutters, coupled with warm hues of brown and cream, reflect […]

Fernloft Hostel

Popular among backpackers, this hidden gem has a bar that serves drinks at a price that’s hard to beat. While its beer labels are nothing to rave about—think Hoegaarden and Victoria Bitter (both at $10). You can even get selected brands for $1 when you order the second bottle. Now we’re talking.

Betel Box Hostel

Housed in a traditional Singaporean shophouse, this bar features a communal area where you can relax and people-watch. It serves 30 beers, including an assortment of Chimay beers (from $16)—a rare find. It also has a variety of sweet beers by Kopparberg ($18 for 330ml) and Brother’s ($12 for 500ml). Our pick? Brother’s toffee apple […]

Sansui Contemporary Japanese Dining & Bar

This well-stocked bar is home to an extensive range of sake (from $60 a bottle) and shochu (from $90 a bottle). If you can’t resist a good bargain, check out Clarke Quay’s best happy hours and ladies’ nights.