Score fresh off-the-runway Singapore Fashion Week staples, gyrate to the seductive beats of a German DJ pair and journey through the burgeoning art scene at the city's eastern parts
MARKET | Boutique Fairs: The Gifting Edition Coveting threads that hit Singapore Fashion Week’s runways last week? Collaborating with the city’s biggest fashion event, Boutique Fairs feature a line-up of leading homegrown designers. Tick Christmas shopping off your to-do list while you’re at it, as new collections spanning across home decor to toys cater to even the pickiest of friends. 4-5 November, 9am-8pm on Friday and 10am-8pm on Saturday at F1 Pit Building. For more information, click here. MUSIC | Escape 56: The Henderson Project with Âme Trek off the beaten path with Âme’s German techno-house duo for a night you won’t forget. Held at the offbeat Henderson Industrial Park, the electronic music darlings are joined by Maurice Simon and MR. HAS. 4 November, 7pm-4am at Henderson Industrial Park. For more information, click here. TALK | Singapore Writers Festival: The Whens and Whys of Sayang Sayang. It’s the theme coursing through the week of literary festivities. Historian Farish A. Noor's lecture zooms in on the word itself, charting its multiple meanings, how they change over time through the unfolding of history. Do we sayang today as our predecessors did? 5 November, 11.30am-12.30pm at The Arts House at The Old Parliament. For more information, click here. ART | Eastside Open Studios Insinuating the lionised Bushwick Open Studios held in New York, the constellation of art hotspots scattered around the city’s east side are opening doors for curious eyes to pry. From artists’ personal working spaces to communal galleries, pottery-making workshops to neon lights exhibition, hop in and expect for the unexpected. 5 November, 2-11pm at various spaces. For more information, click here. MARKET | Camp Kilo x Commoner Creatures: Art Club Camp Kilo is the place to head down to for the week’s arty shindig. The creative folks behind Commoner Creatures are gathering craftspeople at a place well-stocked with grub. Nifty finds include the likes of Candles of Light’s scented oils, Papa’s Grove homemade Greek extra virgin oil and Forest Child’s plush leather goods. 6 November, 2-7pm at Camp Kilo Charcoal Club. For more information, click here.