Dreaming of a cold, white Christmas? Here’s where you can rent or buy winter wear in Singapore to stay warm and toasty – some stores even have awesome ongoing discounts!
Now that Singapore is opening up more VTL lanes for year-end holidays, you may be considering going abroad to see family or perhaps you’re escaping for ski season. You’re going to want to invest in quality winter wear in Singapore – especially if your existing winter clothes are in need of an upgrade. We round up all the places to buy winter gear for kids and adults plus where you can rent cold weather gear too as you may not have the space to store bulky winter clothing afterwards. Get a headstart on your vacation checklist with our handy winter gear guide!
Read more: VTL with Kids: Everything You Need to Know
Where to Buy Winter Clothes in Singapore
This popular brand is a go-to for holidaymakers who are planning to spend Christmas on the ski slopes. Expect all sorts of winter wear in Singapore on Arc’Teryx’s shelves – think insulated jackets, a variety of fleece, base layers, beanies and much more. And while their winter clothes are a little more pricey, fans of the brand report that the winter gear is long-lasting.
Arc’Teryx, multiple locations, www.arcteryx.com
Coldwear Singapore doesn’t just carry winter wear in Singapore, they also retail other travel-related accessories such as luggage, travel pillows and more. Shop for winter jackets, sweaters, hats and gloves from their in-house “Coldwear” brand or look out for winter clothes from leading international brands such as Caterpillar, National Geography, Dexshell and PackMate.
Coldwear Singapore, multiple locations, www.coldwear.com.sg
This popular sports store needs no introduction. After all, there’s nothing you can’t find at Decathlon. Swing by any of its larger stores for winter clothes in Singapore at wallet-friendly prices. Alternatively, shop online and get everything delivered to your doorstep with no hassle or opt for in-store pickup.
Decathlon, multiple locations, www.decathlon.sg
H&M’s affordable kids’ winter wear in Singapore is just the ticket if they’re travelling long-haul with you. There are plenty of hooded faux fur jackets, puffer jackets, sweatshirts windbreakers, water-repellent or fleece mittens (perfect for a snowball fight!) plus other winter necessities for kids on their shelves. Each one comes in fashionable patterns and prints, too so you and kiddo can match while on holiday.
H&M, multiple locations, www2.hm.com/en_sg/index.html
Marks & Spencer Singapore
Layering for cold weather is easy peasy with M&S’ vibrant collection of kids winter wear in Singapore! Not only does this retail giant sell a range of windbreakers, jackets and gilets for boys and girls, they also have a wide selection of colourful jumpers and sweatshirts. Pick out a cute Harry Potter or NASA-themed sweatshirt to keep your little one warm. There’s also plenty of thick joggers and pyjamas, plus winter wear for adults, to complete their holiday look!
Marks and Spencer Singapore, multiple locations, www.marksandspencer.com/sg
You’ll be spoilt for choice when you browse Next’s virtual shelves for winter wear in Singapore. While the adults will love the trench coats, fleece-lined waterproof jackets and padded parkas, you’ll go nuts for their kids’ winter clothes. Pick up cute, full-body snowsuits, wellies and fleece jackets in cute patterns (we love the bear-themed one that’s pictured above!) or opt for stylish wool coats and kids’ leggings that are sure to impress.
The North Face
Looking for a sturdy winter jacket to get you through the cold weather in your destination of choice? Head to The North Face for quality winter clothes that’ll keep you warm no matter where you go. The North Face doesn’t offer online shopping in Singapore, but you can head to one of their five brick-and-mortar stores across the island to try things out in person.
The North Face, multiple locations, www.thenorthface.com
Outdoor Life Millenium
Whether you’re in the market for hardshell or softshell pants and jackets, insulated winter wear or triclimate winter wear in Singapore, Outdoor Life has you covered. Expect winter clothing from major brands such as Patagonia, Black Diamond, Mystery Ranch, HippyTree and more. Outdoor Life is also currently offering sales and discounts of up to 80%.
Outdoor Life Millenium, 107, North Bridge Road, Funan Mall, #02-20, Singapore www.outdoorlife.com.sg
Salvation Army is another great place if you’re in the mood to thrift for winter clothes in Singapore. In addition to assorted winter wear, you can also find travel accessories and luggage. Note that their stores are closed on Sundays, just in case you were thinking of heading over on a weekend.
Salvation Army, multiple locations, www.salvationarmy.org/singapore
When it comes to outerwear and winter clothes in Singapore that truly last, Timberland’s the name to remember. You’ll find plenty of simple but well-structured parkas, lightweight coats, hoodies and sweaters plus insulated jackets and sturdy boots and shoes that’ll help you stay warm. Timberland’s range of winter clothing is constructed with tech such as TimberDry, DryVent and Thermore Ecodown Fibers, which means their winter will keep you warm and dry, without weighing you down.
Timberland, multiple locations, www.timberland.com.sg
Budget-friendly winter clothes in Singapore that are also stylish? Uniqlo’s winter clothing makes it easy to dress lightly without looking bulky, thanks to their innovative HEATTECH fabric. This tech generates heat from your body, as the fabric’s micron-sized fibres convert water molecules emitted from your body and turn it into warmth. Their HEATTECH winter wear comes in basic colours, and can easily be paired with a Uniqlo down winter jacket – it’s a surefire way to stay wind- and waterproof on holiday! Uniqlo retails a range of fleece winter wear for adults and kids, too.
You’ll find knitted hats, fleece jackets, down jackets and a ton of other winter clothing in Singapore on Universal Traveller’s shelves. They also retail travel accessories and luggage. Universal Traveller is currently offering up to 50% in discounts for their winter wear collections. There aren’t any brick-and-mortar stores in Singapore, but you can shop online and use Atome to pay for your purchases in affordable instalments.
Universal Traveller, www.universaltraveller.com/sg
Shop for winter wear for adults and kids, thermal wear, down parkas and much more at this winter clothing retailer. Currently, Winter Time is having a sale, and you can shop for winter boots and other necessary winter clothing in Singapore and get up to 60% or more in discounts.
Winter Time, multiple locations, www.wintertime.com.sg
Fashion-forward families will appreciate Zara’s collection of winter wear in Singapore. Elegant patterns, classic cuts and simple colour schemes are available for men, women, tweens and kids aged 6 and above.
Zara, multiple locations, www.zara.com/sg
Where to Rent Winter Clothes in Singapore
Baby Winter Wardrobe
Want cute kids’ winter wear in Singapore? Rent winter clothes for your child at Baby Winter Wardrobe, where you’ll find microfleece jackets, woolly cardigans, hoodies and more. Prices start from as low as $5 per week, and you can make an appointment online if you want to view things in person first. You can also opt to rent the things you need online and pick them up or pay an extra $10 for home delivery.
Baby Winter Wardrobe, www.babywinterwardrobe.wordpress.com
Winter clothing available for rent at Popsicle.asia is categorised by age group, so it’s easy to sift through and rent what you need. The prices vary per item, but are valid for a fortnight. A small fee is charged for each extra week of winter wear rentals.
The Treasure Collective (TTC)
TTC offers subscription plans and ad-hoc options if you’re looking to rent winter wear in Singapore. Rental fees are expensive but you’ll get to rent designer winter clothing – think quilted winter jackets from Perfect Moment and Moncler, cashmere wool coats from Marni, fitted ski jackets from Stella McCartney and Fendi sweaters.
The Treasure Collective, www.thetreasurecollective.com/occasion/winter
Where to Buy Secondhand Winter Clothes in Singapore
Pick up new and pre-loved affordable winter wear in Singapore on this popular e-shopping platform. Carousell is worth a browse because some of the vendors have negotiable prices, and you can expect to find knitted pullovers, winter coats, sweaters and more.
If you’re on a budget and have the patience to sift through hundreds of racks, shelves and piles of kids’ and adults’ clothes, then thrifting at Lucky Plaza is your best bet for finding affordable winter clothes in Singapore. Start at Level 6 and then work your way towards Level 1 – there are at least four different thrifting stores on each level, and you’ll be elbow deep in bargains. In fact, we found two down winter jackets in good condition with minimal wear and tear for only $21 in total. If that’s not a steal, we don’t know what is!
Lucky Plaza, 304 Orchard Road, Singapore 238863
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