Here’s where 8 local fashion designers like to shop

We might almost be done with Singapore Fashion Week, but the Great Singapore Sale has only just begun. Rather than list all the wonderful sales—way too many to mention—we’re arming you with expert advice and style inspiration before your next shopping spree.

Leroy Zhong

Who: Founder and designer at minimalist watch label Hypergrand.
Latest fashion trend: High-brow street wear is set to replace the dapper look. It’s a smart-casual getup that can take the form of tailored jogger pants, high top sneakers and printed shirts.
Favorite place to shop: I found a few underground labels at the revamped Robinsons. There’s Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen and Gsus Sindustries; I also like Publish Brand’s versatile pieces that can be found in SUP along Haji Lane.

Sven Tan

Who: Co-founder and designer at In Good Company, known for its fun office staples.
Favorite underground label: My all-time favorite is menswear brand Carol Christian Poell. I love his progressive aesthetic. The cut and workmanship is amazing.
Favorite place to shop: I like the fine knits and shirts at COS and I go to Club Monaco for more casual, relaxed pieces. I also like Kapok—they have an interesting selection of brands and merchandise. There’s always a sense of surprise and discovery when I visit.

Yuki Mitsuyasu

Who: Founder and designer at jewelry brand Yuki Mitsuyasu.
Latest fashion trend: Pairing dungarees with a pair of jeans.
Favorite place to shop: I love Granny’s Day Out for their vintage clothes and I also shop local and independent labels at the annual Blueprint Emporium.

Lionel Low

Who: Founder and designer at egdy womenswear label Lionelow.
Latest fashion trend: Futurism is slowly merging together with classic baroque prints. Neither are new styles but it’s being translated in an ultra-modern way.
Favorite places to shop: Thrift stores like Song & Song (#01-101 442 Clementi Ave., 6778-3165) have good deals at single digit prices. I also shop at local labels like WSDM and Mils.

Goh Ling Ling

Who: Founder and designer of bag label Ling Wu.
Latest fashion trend: Definitely denim, I think it’s such a modern fabric. I love Jane Birkin’s classic getup of denim and white shirt; it’s just so effortlessly chic and sexy.
Favorite place to shop: I love the Keepers pop-up at Orchard. It’s a great place to shop local designers.

Daniela Monasterios Tan

Who: Co-founder and designer at offbeat streetwear label Mash-Up.
Latest fashion trend: Things seem to be going softer and fresher with pastels, softer silhouettes and the incorporation of sportswear.
Favorite place to shop: I love going through cult labels at Superspace and I also buy from other local designers like Elohim and Quainthood.

Danelle Woo

Who: Founder and designer at Aijek that are known for their classic, feminine pieces.
Latest fashion trend: You’ll find a variety of cotton eyelet, laces and crochet in my latest collection, and I’ll pair them with cut-off shorts.
Favorite underground labels: I love Scotch & Soda’s off-duty looks.

Chiang Xiaojun

Who: Founder and designer at pleat-focused apparel and homeware label Pleatation.
Latest fashion trend: I’m in love with those elegant yet funky ear cuffs that really add a great finishing touch to almost all outfits and are suitable for different styles.
Favorite place to shop: I love Bugis Street and also venturing into the heartlands in search of great buys. It’s really exciting to find cheap buys and adding them to your outfit to make them look like they’re worth more than they actually are.