All mamas need a day off every once in a while from their regular nappy-changing-kid-wrangling-tantrum-mediating duties! And even though we all know the day will hardly be over before we miss our kids again, there’s always room in the wardrobe for an extra party dress (or two!). So we turned to the shopping gurus at TravelShopa to give us the lowdown on Where to Buy a Party Dress in Singapore. Trust us – you’ll want to bookmark this one mama!
Carried by a number of multi-label boutiques across Singapore, ARC is bold, elegant, edgy and modern all at once. This home-grown label’s signature is its skillful tailoring, ensuring that every piece is stylish and fashionable, yet perfectly wearable in an every day setting. ARC is definitely one for the modern mama who knows how to balance her social life with work and family.
Available online and at various stockists.
With a mission to engineer the perfect dress, local label Armoire offers made-to-measure services, helping you design the party dress of your dreams! They even use an array of different materials to produce stunning pieces that are chic, comfortable and fit perfectly.
By offering an eclectic collection of brands that inspire keen shoppers, multi-label boutique, Daughter brings in a wide range of pieces from all over the world, offering a huge selection of party dresses for mamas to pick and choose from. With everything from floral maxi dresses by New York label Yumi Kim to chic lace dresses by local designer Aijek, you’re bound to find your ideal frock here.
8 Jalan Kilang Timor #05-00 Kewalram House, Singapore 159305
By appointment only
Mode La Vie
Mode La Vie is all about helping fashion-forward women express themselves and speak their personal style through their appearance – whether that’s their clothes, makeup, jewellery or their accessories! That’s why, apart from stocking a wide range of independent and in-house designer labels, they also offer styling and makeup services too.
One of the most exciting shops along Club Street, MYthology is a quaint boutique offering a myriad of chic women’s apparel by international labels that are sourced from all over Asia. MYthology also has a selection of accessories and jewellery that are ideal for matching with your new party dress!
88 Club Street, Singapore 069456
Open: Mon to Sat 11am – 7pm
Boasting designs that have attracted the attention of fashion journalists and respected style icons from across Singapore, if you love designers who aren’t afraid of taking risks and creating dresses in unconventional colours and structures, you’ll love their collection of evening dresses (that will definitely turn heads at any party!).
The Wyld Shop
For the best of Australian high-street fashion, accessories and beauty products, The Wyld Shop carries cult Australian labels such as Evil Twin and Mink Pink and they also offer free (and fast!) shipping too.
Designed to look and feel more like a private boudoir than a regular shop, Trixilini offers an extraordinary experience, where you get to be pampered and spoilt by some of Singapore’s most highly coveted brands! Expect labels such as Yumi Kim, Pauline Katerina, and Lulu Bare, which are gorgeous in their own ways.
6 Scotts Road, #01-04/04 Scotts Square, Singapore 228209
Open: 10am to 9pm daily
With a wide range of classy women’s dresses, separates and more, White Ginger is the ideal spot to find beautiful women’s wear that takes you from day to night without a hitch. While you may only find White Ginger’s stunning designs at open houses, fairs and private sales, you can view their latest collections online and arrange for private viewings too if you simply can’t wait to get your hands on that perfect party garb.
Willow & Huxley
Another brilliant store on Ann Siang Hill, Willow & Huxley ships in cult and emerging fashion labels from all corners of the globe, many of which are exclusive to their store in Singapore. Willow & Huxley also prides itself in refreshing their stock regularly, so each visit to this fab boutique always promises a surprise (and a new dress!)
20 Amoy Street Singapore 069855
Open: Mon to Fri 9am – 8pm, Sat 11am – 3pm
As the Founder and Managing Director of Travelshopa, the first online community dedicated to local shopping, Renée Lodens has her finger on the pulse when it comes to shopping in Singapore. She quickly got up to speed on the local shopping hot spots when she moved to Singapore in 2010, with only one suitcase full of beloved clothes. Be it furniture, fashion, accessories or things for kids, Renée is a walking directory of bricks and mortar stores and online shops, and is in the know with the most exclusive pop-up shopping events. You can check out her extensive shopping guide at Travelshopa.com.