This 1,600 sq. ft. menswear-focused multi-label boutique is divided into five sections, each catering to a specific style—casual, street, preppy, edgy and unisex. Look forward to brands such as Bangkok’s Shake Appeal, UK’s Bad Taste and Hong Kong’s 11 After 11.


Launched online in September 2013, the emerging Singapore-based womenswear international label pays a beautiful tribute to the fashion of the ‘50s with its romantic, vintage-inspired aesthetic, pared down for a modern feel. Silhouettes are typically hourglass and feminine, kept fresh with geometric prints and classic cuts (shirts and tailored vests). Colors aren’t wild either—think black, […]


The first standalone store of the cult British label, known for its anarchic graphics and heavy punk-rock vibes, stocks its signature distressed tees, expect printed maxi dresses and destroyed knits for women, as well as drop-crotch berms and leather jackets for men ($90 upwards). Can’t wait to get your hands on the cool threads that […]

Actually (Orchard Gateway)

Shutting down all their outlets and moving into a single space at 313@somerset was uncharacteristic of the Actually crew, who have always had two or more boutiques under their hipster belt. So it was no surprise that the indie multi-label store is back in the chain business with the opening of this boutique, their biggest […]

Freewill Astrology, Week of January 24, 2014

AQUARIUS (Jan 20-Feb 18): Extravagant wigs became fashionable for a while in 18th-century England. They could soar as high as four feet above a woman’s head. Collections of fruit might be arrayed in the mass of hair, along with small replicas of gardens, taxidermically stuffed birds, and model ships. I would love to see you wear […]

Singapore Art Week 2014: Night out at Gillman Barracks

During Singapore Art Week, Gillman Barracks, the art enclave comprising a diverse collection of contemporary art galleries, hosted an evening of art and music, with 16 exhibiting galleries as well as music and performance art throughout the night. Highlights of the evening were the much anticipated openings of CCA (Centre for Contemporary Art) with the […]