online shopping for cny, 11 online stores for last-minute CNY shopping in Singapore

Let these e-retailers lend you a hand with some last-minute Chinese New Year shopping. Image: Corbis/ Bloomimage

DELIVERY WITHIN 3-4 DAYS …

1. Charles & Keith, http://www.charleskeith.com/SGStore
What to buy:
Shoes, bags and accessories
Shipping and delivery: $9.90 flat rate shipping fee, with items expected to arrive within 2 to 4 working days, depending on mode of delivery.

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Pearl and satin sandal heels, $56.90 from Charles & Keith

We know the dread of braving the weekend crowds, which is why shopping online helps, a lot. The homegrown brand stocks most of its available current season designs online; you’ll also find selected styles exclusive to its e-store too.
Prices range from $19.90 for a faux leather belt to $95.90 for leather slingback heels.

2. WYLD, http://thewyldshop.com
What to buy:
Clothes, bags and accessories from Australian high street brands
Shipping and delivery: Free delivery within 2 to 3 working days; $20 for same day delivery, for orders placed before 6pm.

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Tie dye polyester blend dress, $109 from The WYLD Shop

Up your streetwear cred with the rompers, maxi dresses and more stylish Australian finds from this e-retailer. You’ll find popular Aussie brands the likes of Minkpink, Evil Twin and Staple The Label available on this e-store, set up by its namesake fashion group WYLD agencies.
Prices range from $39 for a t-shirt dress to $229 for a jumpsuit.

3. In Good Company, http://www.ingoodcompany.asia
What to buy:
Womenswear and kidswear plus accessories from the local brand
Shipping and delivery: $9.99 flat fee for purchases under $250; free for total spent above $250. Items to arrive within 3 working days from order.

igc red dress online shopping, 11 online stores for last-minute CNY shopping in Singapore Cotton jersey dress, $309 from In Good Company

You’re likely to wear the fab finds from this e-store, long after Lunar New Year. We love this Singapore fashion label for its workwear-friendly and unfussy clothes; purchases that could easily become your new work staples.
Prices range from $99 for a crepe top to $449 for a silk dress.

4. Triumph, http://sg.triumph.com
What to buy:
Lingerie, sleepwear and loungewear
Shipping and delivery: Between 1 to 3 working days, free delivery for orders above $100

triumph lingerie, 11 online stores for last-minute CNY shopping in Singapore 

If you full-heartedly believe in wearing “everything new” for the Lunar New Year, you know you can’t miss out on the lingerie either. Just in case you might forget, this lingerie brand’s newly-opened Singapore e-store will be a timesaver.
Prices range from $24.90 for bikini-style undies to $275 for a shapewear bodysuit.

5. Pinwheel Jewels, http://www.pinwheeljewels.com
What to buy:
Glamorous statement jewellery, brooches and hair accessories
Shipping and delivery: Free delivery; items to reach within 2 to 3 working days

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Anton Heunis crystal earrings, $228 from Pinwheel Jewels

Those who must have their glittery crystals and pearls will love the chic find from this jewellery e-retailer. Besides its glamorous array of rings, bracelets and earrings, you’ll also find some lovely Art Deco-inspired hair accessories for add an old world, almost Gatsby-esque touch to your festive outfits.
Prices range from $54 for sterling silver ear studs to $829 for a pearl and crystal necklace.

DELIVERY WITHIN 2 DAYS …

6. SheShops The Online Store, http://shop.sheshops.com
What to buy:
Womenswear, menswear, accessories and some beauty items by brands from Singapore, Asia and Australasia.
Shipping and delivery: Free shipping, with delivery within 1 to 2 working days.

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Andrea Moore cotton shift dress, $248.49 from SheShops

Avoid becoming accidental “twinsies” with your relatives and friends by shopping for brands outside of your usual high street stores. This Singapore e-store stocks fashion, shoes and accessories from local and regional designers, as well as a small selection of beauty products including makeup, travel sets as well as hand and body creams and lotions.
Prices range from $44.60 for wallet-friendly to $1,102.27 from a neoprene shirt dress from Singapore designer label Max Tan. 

7. Annielka, http://www.annielka.com
What to buy:
Edgy statement jewellery by independent designers from the region and beyond
Shipping and delivery: Free delivery within 2 working days from 9am to 6pm, or an additional $5 fee for next day shipping 

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Green agate gold vermeil ring (as seen on the far left), $195 from Annielka

Sometimes you just need that statement accessory to complete your look. These gems from the multi-label jewellery e-store Annielka may just be the right fit; you’re also much less likely to bump into someone with the same ring too, when you shop from young jewellery labels.
Prices range from $30 for brass bead and nylon necklace to $390 for a sterling silver ring. 

8. Luxola, http://www.luxola.com
What to buy:
Beauty products including makeup, skincare, shampoos, nail polishes and facial masks
Shipping and Delivery: Free delivery for orders $10 and above, to ship within 1 to 2 working days

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Vita Bright skin renewal facial mask, $4 from Luxola

In case you need a quick-fix facial mask that you can’t be bothered to head to the mall to buy (or just an easy excuse to shop for more beauty buys), shop away at this beauty e-retailer.
Prices range from $3 for a pore control facial mask to $308 for an anti-ageing serum. 

SAME-DAY DELIVERY (OR SELF-COLLECT!) …

9. Cool-Find The Online Store, http://stm.cool-find.com
What to buy:
Womenswear, accessories and shoes from regional designer brands
Shipping and delivery: Free shipping, 1 day delivery in Singapore

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Koonhor polyblend biker vest, $1,029 from Cool-Find

Discover new up-and-coming Asian designer brands including Man Chien, alongside Australian streetwear favourites like Cameo and Finders Keepers. Most styles come in extremely limited pieces, like with the store’s in-house jewellery label April Issue, so you’re unlikely to find anyone else wearing the same item.
Prices range from $59 for a bead bracelet to $1,299 for a hand-felted merino wool blanket coat from Malaysian designer Man Chien.

10. Zalora, http://www.zalora.sg
What to buy:
 Wallet-friendly clothes, accessories, bags, sportswear and beauty products from local and international high street brands
Shipping and delivery: Free shipping, delivery within 3 working days with available stock unless otherwise indicated. You can also opt to collect your purchases personally at these locations.

zalora dress online shopping, 11 online stores for last-minute CNY shopping in Singapore Embellished polyester dress, $44.90 from Zalora

This multi-label online store has one of the largest high street selection to date in Singapore. Brands available include Dorothy Perkins, Aldo as well as its in-house eponymous Zalora label; there are wallet-friendly cheongsam styles available too. Beauty addicts can also shop for a selection of their favourite beauty brands on the Sephora page, if they don’t have the time for a trip to the mall. The e-store also retails nearly a dozen Thai designer labels, although the delivery time will take up to two weeks as these items have to be shipped in from Thailand.
Prices range from $24.90 for a t-shirt dress to $713.20 for a polyester dress from Thai designer label Asava.

11. Whole9yards, http://whole9yards.com
What to buy:
Vintage-inspired womenswear from the locally-based fashion brand
Shipping and delivery: Same-day shipping by orders placed before 12pm from Mondays to Fridays; you can collect your purchases at Whole9yards boutiques too.

Terylene dress, $229 from Whole9yards

Lovers of vintage-inspired fashion should head over to this e-store for fashion with lace, pastel hues and retro-style touches. You’ve also the option to collect your purchase in-store at these locations in Singapore, should you need your dress quick for a Chinese New Year gathering.
Prices range from $89 for a terylene top to $389 for a silk maxi skirt.

OTHER OPTIONS
You can also shop online to skip the queue for last-minute beauty buys from pharmaceutical and lifestyle stores Watsons and Guardian as well, then opt to collect the items in-store. If you can wait, items will be delivered within 2 working days.