Ah, there's nothing like the promise of new shops and fresh merchandise to make a shopaholic's heart flutter. That's precisely what the spanking new level three retail space at Ngee Ann City induces when one first encounters the brightly-lit area — fashion and lifestyle stores (some of them first-timers to Singapore) attract the eye whichever way you turn. But fret not, follow our guide and you'll cover all the right bases. Retail therapy is real.
999.9 (Four Nines)
The internationally renowned eyeglass frame maker has made its way to our shores. The brand name denotes their devotion to the quality of their products, and their chic and durable designs have quickly become a favourite of trendsetters.
While not actually originating from the United States, this Parisian label blends casual American sportswear with a dash of French style.
Elegance is the cornerstone of Anne Fontaine's brand DNA and you'll find that in spades at the brand's new store.
Approached by Yves Saint Laurent himself to create a wedge espadrille in the '70s, Castañer has since brought its artisanal know-how into the present with their classic yet fashionable designs.
Specialising in the art of enamel jewellery, this luxury label takes its cues from the Viennese art scene and each piece is painstakingly handmade in Vienna.
The multi-brand retailer has brought a selection of its fine jewellery, including Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen, a favourite of Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, to our shores and is a must-visit for jewellery lovers.
Fun, fresh and playful, RedValentino draws on different eras and creates feminine, confident collections for the cosmopolitan girl.
With her discerning taste, founder Ariane Zagury curates the coolest French brands, such as Christophe Sauvat, Gat Rimon and Essential, that every fashionista needs in their wardrobes at the moment.
Zadig & Voltaire
The spirit of rock-and-roll meets urban androgyny in this cult label's endlessly cool and sophisticated take on casual luxury.