There’s no better time than to sport red and white than in August when Singapore celebrates her national day. Since shopping is practically the national sport – we have come up with a list of the best buys that are on-theme with National Day. So get set, ready and shop!
We can’t think of a better way to declare “I am a Singaporean” than by proudly donning one of these “I Love SG” tees. In fact, these Giordano T-shirts make the perfect souvenir for any overseas friends.
For more information, go to Giordano’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/giordano.sg.
The Nation Pride project sees the 21 homegrown Parco Next Next designers working on customising a T-shirt. Ownmuse’s colour-blocked creation is aptly called Harmony. The red and white represents Singapore while the peach in between signifies the people of Singapore living in harmony with mutual respect and love.
Ownmuse is available at Parco Next Next, Level 2 Parco Marina Bay
If bling is more your thing, wear your national pride on your wrist in the form of this Swarovski crystal encrusted Vabene watch. The chronological watch with three sub-dials is both sporty and glamourous – a fitting accessory for an after-dark National Day party.
Vabene watches are available at the Vabene boutique, #03-33 Mandarin Gallery; Aptimos at #B1-116/117 Lucky Plaza and #01-16/17 Wisma Atria; and Hing's Watch & Pen Centre, #01-39 Bras Basah Complex
Get into the mood for Singapore’s birthday by listening to your favourite National day songs – we are partial to “Count on me Singapore”. Skullcandy’s Navigator doesn’t only have the high performance and sleek curves we appreciate in our headphones, the in-line remote with microphone lets you switch tracks or answer a phone call with ease.
Skull Candy is available at Stereo, HMV, EpiCentre and Nubox outlets
This Out of Print tote bag is great for toting all you need if you are going for the parade or just when you are out and about. Besides waving the patriot flag with red and white, you also flaunt your literary prowess on your arm.
Out of Print is available at Nimbus, #02-10 Wheelock Place
The August weather can be sweltering especially if you are watching the National Day parade on the floating platform. Instead of pulling a top over your bra, stay cool in a Uniqlo bra camisole tunic in a graphic red-and-white print.
Metal star studs glam up the acetate frames and also pays tribute to the five stars on the Singapore flag. The square shape is also universally flattering.
Jimmy Choo eyewear is available at Spectacle Hut Boutique at Marina Bay Sands
For those who prefer to dress up for the occasion, incorporate red and white into your outfit with this Headline Seoul skirt. The slight flare skims off your curves while the white panels help create an optical illusion of narrower hips.
Headline Seoul is available at #B2-09/10 Wheelock Place, Tangs Vivocity and Tangs Orchard
Capture the fireworks display at the National Day parade in super sharp 12.1 megapixels resolution. Shutterbugs can play with 25 different filters to create different effects and the one-touch Wifi button allows you to upload your photos straightaway onto Facebook and other social media sharing platforms.
For those who prefer to travel light, this PS1 clutch pochette will hold all your essentials and will add that pop of patriotic red to an all-black outfit if you absolutely cannot bear to wear any colour.
Available at from www.BagBistro.com