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Books Actually

9 Yong Siak Street
Tiong Bahru Estate
Singapore 168645
(65) 6222-9195

An independent bookstore with its own publishing arm, Books Actually specializes in fiction and literature and offers a great taste of the local literati.


290 Orchard Road
#B1-25 The Paragon
Singapore 238859
(65) 6733-8893

Craving a macaroon that rivals those found in Paris? Canele is the place to go. A small box of these indulgent treats in a rainbow assortment makes the perfect hostess gift.

Nana & Bird

Tiong Bahru Commons
79 Chay Yan Street Unit 01-02
Singapore 160079
(65) 9117-0430

Located in the up-and-coming shopping area of Tiong Bahru, Nana & Bird is a gallery-like shop stocking clothing, jewelry and furniture, all made by under-the-radar artisans

Orchard Road

91 Tanglin Road
#03-01 Tanglin Place
Singapore 245918

Fashion lovers, international and local, flock to this shopping hub. Some of our favorite destinations include Wisma Atria, ION Orchard, Paragon, Mandarin Gallery and Strangelets.



31/33 Haji Lane
Singapore 189226
(65) 6396-4048

Pluck sells vintage furniture, handcrafted jewelry and clothing made by local and international designers. The on-site ice cream is an added bonus.


290 Orchard Road #02-49
Paragon Shopping Centre
Singapore 238859
(65) 6737-0682

Stop by to browse the racks and shelves for bright colored blocked clothes from one of the most popular Singapore labels.


7 Yong Siak Street
Singapore 168644
(65) 6222-1456 ‎

This innovative little design shop is a local favorite for artful modern gifts.

TWG Tea Salon & Boutique

Republic Plaza
9 Raffles Place #01-22
Singapore 048619
(65) 6538-1837

Sip teas like Silver Moon and Red of Africa and then wrap up your favorites to take home as gifts.