The Luxurious Brands and Lifestyle in Singapore
The number 1 hobby of Singaporeans, Asians and most of the women around the world is shopping. As a form of entertainment, both fashionistas and shopaholics flock from one shopping mall to the other indulging, selecting and purchasing luxury goods from world-class brands.
Louis Vuitton has five different stores, one more beautiful than the other, located in 5 key Singapore shopping locations: Marina Bay, ION Orchard, DFS Scotts Walk, Takashimaya SC, and the Raffles Hotel Arcade. Louis Vuitton Island Maison, the brand’s first “Maison” concept in South-East Asia, which is set on a spectacular futuristic glass and steel structure floating like a ship on the water next to the Marina Bay Sands. It offers a shopping experience like no other, including a bookstore, an art gallery and a “travel room” showcasing travel luggage.
Singapore has three beautiful classic Rolex shops strategically located in primary shopping areas like Orchard, Raffles City and in Bayfront near in the mouth of Sentosa. At least 1 of every 30 Singaporeans wear a Rolex watch. The stores feature classic style of serving watches, excellent service and very professional.
The French brand Hermes is one of the most favorite in Singapore, with three first boutiques stores in Changi Airport, Marina Bay Sands and Wheelock place in Orchard. There are almost 20 retail stores that you can buy product from Hermes
Perfume – Jo Malone
The emerging luxury brand which is not mainstream and is developing their market are also visible in Singapore.
Jo Malone, from London upmarket British style fragrance brand, opened a standalone boutique at Takashimaya SC in March 2009. He became successful because he combined the spicy note of Singapore to a contemporary floral scent.
Patisserie – Laduree
Singaporeans lined up for the sake of the luxurious opening of Laduree, Singapore
Laduree, Parisian patisserie established in 1862 and famous for its macaroons, has been a great success in Singapore since its arrival in April 2013. At S$3.80 per piece, it has a world breaking the record of 650 queuing in their opening day.
Singapore also provides dining experienced from celebrity chefs and internationally acclaimed brands.
After Mario Batali, Daniel Boulud and 3-star Michelin chef Guy Savoy landed in Singapore redefining Italian, French and American cuisine with their restaurants at the Marina Bay Sands, namely Osteria Mozza, DB Bistro Moderne, and Guy Savoy, and Joel Robuchon opened his L’Atelier at Resorts World Sentosa, British chef Jamie Oliver opened his Jamie’s Italian restaurant, the first in Asia, at VivoCity in July 2013, and thus emphasizing Singapore’s position as a premier fine dining destination in Asia.
Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands is a luxurious resort hotel chain fronting Marina Bay in Singapore. Besides the fantastic rooms and facilities, you can also enjoy breathtaking views from Skypark Observation Deck. Marina Bay Sands also give you a chance to experience world’s largest rooftop pool.
Price for a Chairman Suite is SGD$20,000.
Swissotel The Stamford
Renowned as the tallest Southeast Asian hotel, Swissotel The Stamford offers it guests the unparallel panoramic view of the country. It comprises of 1261 suites and guest rooms well equipped with modern amenities and world-class facilities. It also offers its guests private balconies to get a view of the perfect Singapore beauty and bustling landscape. It also provides you 16 dining choices for a multi-dimensional experience. Their price for a Presidential Suite is lower by 90% from MBS SGD$2,300