This exciting expat enclave has more to offer than just food.
The challenge this week is to tell you about cool places in Holland Village that does not involve dining. Do you think it can be done?
This newsstand is basically a trademark of Holland Village. They have every magazine you could possibly want from around the world, as well as major newspapers. A good place to search for your favourite publication you’ve been missing from home!
#01-K4, 211 Holland Ave, Singapore 278967
NEXT: Atelier Ong Shunmugam →
One of Singapore’s most popular homegrown fashion labels, explore beautiful ready-to-wear creations with Asian-inspired touches and traditional textile techniques here at the Ong Shunmugam flagship store. This contemporary womenswear label also produces gorgeous modern Chinese cheongsams.
#01-76, 43 Jalan Merah Saga, Singapore 278115
NEXT: Khiam Teck and Party City →
Planning a party (we’ve got the ultimate round-up of perfect venues) and looking for some supplies? Make your way down to these two stores to get your piñatas, gift bags, favours, banners, and such. We love how Khiam Teck stocks up “old school” toys from our childhood, while Party City has a lot of themed partyware.
265 Holland Ave, Singapore 278988 (Khiam Teck); Level 2, 277 Holland Ave, Singapore 278994
image: Muneerah Bee
NEXT: Phoon Huat Baking Store →
They’re known to have the best prices for bakery, beverage and confectionery ingredients, as well as equipment and tools. Check out their extensive products here.
#01-48, 44 Jalan Merah Saga, Singapore 278116
NEXT: Beauty Kitchen by Face Bistro →
This beauty concept store carries a variety of health food and skincare products for a clean and healthy lifestyle. Revitalise and nourish yourself by sampling some skincare products manufactured in Japan, having a quick facial or enjoying a health food menu.
25C Lorong Liput, Singapore 277735
NEXT: Bynd Artisan →
Traditional bookmaking and leather crafting are alive and well in Singapore thanks to long-standing businesses like Bynd Artisan. With a history dating back to 1947, it evolved and continues the craft till this day. They also hold workshops if you’d like to try your hands at bookbinding, leather making, botanical painting and more.
#01-54, 44 Jalan Merah Saga, Singapore 278116
NEXT: Pop Art Street Gallery →
Get your dose of free public art — at a void deck. Try to spot some Singapore intepretations of famous art works as you learn more about Keith Haring, Roy Lichtenstein, and Andy Warhol along the way!
8 Holland Ave, Singapore 271008
NEXT: Monocle →
This international magazine brand now has a presence in Singapore over at Chip Bee Gardens. The space operates as a cafe (the third in the world after Tokyo and London) as well as a store for its (rather high-end) lifestyle products. Check out the Monocle Travel Guide series, which covers famous cities around the world, including sunny Singapore.
74 Jln Kelabu Asap, Singapore 278267
NEXT: Thambi Magazine Store →
By Muneerah Bee, last updated April 2017
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