ESCENTIALS is no stranger to unique fragrances. Exclusive to its Paragon flagship: Floraïku, the latest range inspired by Japanese haiku and created by Memo Paris founders John and Clara Molloy. At #03-02/05
SAMSONITE FOR HER is the brand’s first concept store that is specifically for the jet-setting woman. It carries a series of key travel essentials and bags from Samsonite, Samsonite RED and Lipault Paris. Our pick (above): Lipault Paris 55cm trolley designed with fashion illustrator Izak Zenou. At #03-51
THE FLORAL ATELIER Its name is synonymous with bespoke arrangements that celebrate beauty and luxury. These include first-of-its-kind Signature Bloom Boxes – immaculately-arranged flowers in fashionable hat boxes. Loyal fashion clients include the likes of Louis Vuitton and Valentino. At #03-K1
HALCYON & CRANE Restaurateur Megan Lim’s cafe bar has become the spot where healthful modern European cuisine meets Sichuan dining. Whether you prefer to take away a healthy salad lunch, chill over a different kind of sunset cocktail or dig into something more substantial (like the Beef & Tomato Braised Rice above), this cafe and bar has you covered. At #03-09/09A
POIS BOUTIQUE Since 1974, this Asian multi-label store has been the go-to for every kind of evening wear for socialites, royalty and professionals. It continues to be just that by stocking at least 60 designer brands, from Dice Kayek (for couture-like structure) to Monique Lhuillier (for long Princess Bride-style dresses). It adds 10 new brands every year. At #03-06/07.
Dice Kayek silkpanelled top and draped skirt.
SWIMS Founded in 2006 in Oslo to sell traditional galoshes, it has evolved into one of the most Insta-famous brands for Scandi chic weekend and holiday style. The Breeze Tennis Knit sneaker shown above embodies that. It’s also lightweight, breathable and machine-washable, with extra insole cushioning. At #03-47
FLAMING QUEEN specialises in home diffusers and scented candles from international premium brands. Our faves: the ones with unique takes like Italy’s Dr. Vranjes, Germany’s Linari and Belgium’s
Baobab Collection. At #03-K3/K7
SABRINAGOH is an eponymous label founded in 2009 for intellectual dressers and dressing. Think minimalism meets Japanese sensibility, using symmetry and asymmetry to refresh classics. At #03-46
SULIN SERIO offers a stunning curation of wearable art exclusively at Paragon. It’s also well known for redesigning heirloom jewels, jade and pearls into bespoke modern creations. Customisation services are by appointment only. Call 6235-5705. At #03-52
Left: Rhodolite garnet and tanzanite ring
Right: Moonstone and sapphire earrings
ANNE FONTAINE Yes, the French brand has been known for its white shirts since 1993. But what you may not know is that its repertoire has expanded to include some of the most breathtaking for-special-occasion blouses. #03-55/56
MAKE UP STORE With its wide range and assortment of colours, it’s a candy store for makeup. It’s also the place to learn new techniques and applications for the products available here. At #03-53
Eyeshadows galore, from Mini Microshadow and Moonshadow to Marble Microshadow and Microshadow.
HUE “Chic can also be comfy” is the POV here. Latest example: Casteller’s calf leather sandalespadrilles that’re as perfect for Orchard Road as they are for Bali. At #03-50
AMARIS doesn’t just offer personalised scent pairing; it also stocks 11 cult European brands such as Juliette Has a Gun, State of Mind and Maison Micallef. At #03-11
Left: BDK Parfums Pas Ce Soir EDP
Right: State of Mind