Over the last few months, we have seen heaps of products that have gotten an SG50 makeover.
We did a roundup of our favourite beauty brands that got a SG50 spin, and now it’s time to drum up some patriotic pride with these 5 designer items specially created to commemorate Singapore’s golden jubilee.
Image: Louis Vuitton
#1 Petite malle monogram rouge, $7,050, from Louis Vuitton
One of this season’s hottest ‘IT’ bags, as seen on celebrities like red carpet darling Fan Bing Bing, and social media phenomenon Chiara Ferragni, this Petite malle monogram rouge bag, $7,050, from Louis Vuitton is definitely top of our wishlist.
This special edition monogram piece has been given a fresh red trimming and adorned with golden metal parts, infusing a distinctive Singapore style. Only 38 bags have been created, each with an embossed text on the inside identifying it as a ‘Limited Edition Singapore Jubilee 2015’ piece.
It will be available at Marina Bay Sands, Ngee Ann City and Ion Orchard from early July, 2015.
Image: Louis Vuitton
#2 Tambour monogram watch, $3,800, from Louis Vuitton
Of course, with such an exquisite bag, you need a matching timepiece to complete your outfit, right? This Tambour monogram watch, $3,800, from Louis Vuitton features an infrarouge monogram canvas strap and Louis Vuitton’s iconic monogram pattern in red on the dial, perfectly representing our nation’s colours. Only 25 limited and numbered Tambour Monogram watches will be released.
It will be available at Marina Bay Sands, Ngee Ann City and Ion Orchard from early July.
#3 Crystal Myriad Merlion, from $4,800, from Swarovski
Singapore’s favourite Merlion gets a complete makeover in a grand total of 106 hours; Swarovski artisans spent 23 hours hand-crafting the base and painstakingly hand setting the Merlion with 15,793 crystals. This blinged up Merlion is exclusively available to Singapore in a limited edition of 20 pieces, and will be packaged in a special anniversary box including a Certificate of Authenticity.
#4 Meisterstück White Solitaire Pen, prices start from $1,190, from Montblanc
Fashioned in white lacquer with red gold fittings, this pen has been designed with references to Singapore’s big milestone. This writing instrument is limited to just 500 and they are available in ball point, fountain or rollerball style.
#5 Star Classique Singapore special edition watch, from $13,000, from Montblanc
The Montblanc Star Classique special edition timepiece features the iconic Lion head with SG50 inscripted beneath it, on a white mother-of-pearl dial with Arabic numerals. Only 50 watches will be produced. The brand will be donating a portion of the proceeds raised through the sale of every unique SG 50 timepiece or writing instrument to Pathlight School’s Poor and Needy Fund to help children with special needs to reach their potential.
Check out other SG50 initiatives here! Pre-order your SG50 Hello Kitty stamps and choose from 11 great staycation deals to celebrate National day.