Bring out your inner athlete with our Olympics-inspired picks this month!
Rio 2016 is just around the corner, mama (for the uninitiated, that’s the 2016 Olympics held in Rio, Brazil happening in August!) and we’ve got Olympic fever. In this edition of What Sassy Mama Wants, we’re loving all things sporty and Brazilian, which means anything colourful, summery, or just makes us want to break out into a Samba! From mini sportswear for the bubs to delicious desserts to treat yourself after a workout, check out the full line-up of our wish list in our gallery!
If your little princess isn’t a fan of jerseys, give her a dose of national with a flouncy Angel’s Face pettiskirt instead! These oh-so cute models from Angelibebe come in a wide array of colours to match any country’s flag, so you won’t have any trouble getting her to match the rest of the fam while you scream “Go team, go!”
Find it: Angel’s Face Pettiskirts available in multiple colours at Angelibebe for $83 – $107.
Summer scents are essential to bring on the South-American spirit. Giorgio Armani Fragrances introduces SUN Di Gioia, one of three new perfumes joining the best-selling Di Gioia range for women, tapping into natural elements of the sun, air and water. Spritz it on and you’ll almost be able to picture yourself frolicking in the sands of Copacabana Beach.
Find it: Sun Di Gioia EDP by Giorgio Armani available at select retailers for $99/50ml and $119/100ml.
We’re so in love with these fun pom poms on the Positano Allegra basket bag by Brazilian brand Nannacay. All of their products are handcrafted by artisans from Peru and Brazil and take up to 10 hours each to make! The brand aims to preserve the craft and empower the skilled craftsmen that make them, hence using only local materials to create a cool collection of bright hats, bags and baskets.
Find it: Nannacay Positano Allegra basket bag available at Edit Lifestyle‘s Vai Brasil pop-up retail showcase until 31 August 2016 for $285. Edit Lifestyle, 137-139 Tanglin Road Tudor Court, Singapore 2479727, Tel: (+65) 6836 5686
A killer athlete must know how to unwind and reward themselves for a job well done in the field, and one way to do it is indulge in a yummy Mess Jar by Little House of Dreams, filled with soft moist cake, layered with light buttercream in various flavours, then piled high with “eye-catching” toppings and drizzled with indulgent homemade sauces.
Find it: Mess Jars available at Little House of Dreams, Block 8 Dempsey Road #01-14, Singapore 247696, Opening hours: 9:00am to 11:00pm daily, www.littlehouseofdreams.com , priced at $7.90/jar or in a box of 6 at $42.90 in the respective flavours: Salted Caramel Popcorn, Lemon Berries, Sticky Date, Milo Nutella Banana, Pandan Gula Melaka and Rainbow.
Bronze, silver, gold! Citizen’s latest Ambiluna watch will have you lusting over your own wearable luxe medals. Under the concept of “absolute light”, designer Sou Fujimoto combines conflicting elements into this watch through the use of light and design. The result is a watch that not only is simply a tool to tell time, but a timepiece that tells a story. The limited edition watch only has 1,000 pieces worldwide, and comes with a set consisting of a bracelet and a Nishijin textile clutch bag.
Find it: CITIZEN L Ambiluna available at Citizen Flagship Store (Marina Bay Sands) 2 Bayfront Avenue #B201A The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands Singapore 018972 Tel: (+65) 6688 7412, with a projected price of USD720.
Everyone’s favourite Brazilian shoe brand Melissa introduces its latest collection of Fall/Winter shoes in a surprisingly summery line up of colours! The Classic Grunge pastels from the latest DANCE MACHINE collection are calling out to us – plus we know how comfortable these are based on past experiences with the eco-friendly (100% biodegradable!) plastic shoe brand. Yes, please!
Find it: Melissa Grunge Shoes available nationwide at MDREAMS boutiques, selected retailers and online for $185.
Little bubs and their dads can get matchy-matchy with these Jaye Jogger Pants from Camouflage Kids. Comfy, sporty and easy to style, say goodbye to tacky father-son matching!
Find it: Jaye Jogger Pants available on Camouflage Kids in both kids and adult sizes for $39.90 – $59.90.
We can’t get enough of palm prints these days! Even if you’re not quite heading to Rio, mama, these postcards will leave you itching to head to the beach. We especially love the variety of designs, all dedicated to painting a picturesque image of life in Brazil.
Find it: Marc Quatannens Vai Brasil Postcards available at Edit Lifestyle‘s Vai Brasil pop-up retail showcase until 31 August 2016.
Lead image sourced via Cool Mom Picks.