The numbers at your Chinese New Year celebrations may be smaller this year, but that’s no reason for you to make any less of an effort to look your smashing best. Here, we’ve put together a list of items that’ll take your look from meh to yay in a heartbeat. More importantly, all the brands featured are home-grown and many of them—Carrie K., EDEN + ELIE, GINLEE Studio, PAZZION and RECKLESS ERICKA—are part of the Made with Passion initiative, a nationwide marketing programme launched by the Singapore Brand Office and Singapore Tourism Board, and supported by Enterprise Singapore. As you look to raise your style game this Chinese New Year, why not take this opportunity to show your support for our very own brands?
To usher in the Year of the Ox, Design Orchard has also decked out the window display with Chinese New Year-themed decorations. There will also be a series of Chinese-themed pop-ups featuring brands like Ying The Label, Kanyeka, ANS.IEN, Cocoonese, Jade Celadon, RECKLESS ERICKA, EDEN + ELIE, Carrie K., Sayang Sayang x Yang Deron, Wet Tee Shirt, Lai Chan and Pimabs X Dick Lee.
That’s not all. During this festive season, Design Orchard is also organising a “New Year, New You” workshop on 30 January 2021, 2pm (duration: 1.5 hours) hosted by Mae White, founder of MASE Lifestyle, where you can learn about basic feng shui principles and colour therapy, as well as how to apply them to your life to create a harmonious home or office space this year.
Mae will also be teaching you how to maintain your overall balance in your wellbeing with her bespoke MIND-BODY-SPACE approach. If you’re interested to attend this workshop, you can purchase your ticket here. (Limited to only 10 people, first come first serve basis)
While you’re at Design Orchard, why not check out these new additions to the spectacular line-up available?
Established in 2006, NIKASHA offers a luxurious collection of Indian couture fashion that seamlessly marries style and handcrafted traditions.
With more than 35 years of design experience under his belt, Singaporean Thomas Wee has represented our country in many international trade shows. Today, he continues to be an ambassador of home-grown fashion and his exquisite collection continues to wow the world.
Another well-known name in our little red dot, Lai Chan is a Singapore fashion designer best known for his stunning cheongsams or qipao. Besides ready-to-wear, he also does bespoke creations that’s fitted to your body perfectly.
Singapore fashion label, MAX.TAN’s designs are “serious but never severe, minimal but never simple, fragile but never weak.”
A lot of attention is paid to tailoring and draping with unexpected silhouettes and details in the mix. The clothes are often a juxtaposition of masculinity and femininity, desconstructed and reconstructed.
Design Orchard is at 250 Orchard Road, Singapore 238905