Feels like home: New breed of long-term pop-ups and stores join retail scene

With comfort still key for consumers, some brands are going all out on decor.

Ready for phase two

Phase two begins today. After two months of isolation at home, many are checking off bucket lists for their cautious first outings.

Home-grown fashion label Matter to fold

The pandemic has claimed its first big casualty in the local fashion scene.

Local fashion label Matter Prints to close in September

SINGAPORE - The pandemic has claimed its first big casualty in the local fashion scene.

Bespoke services go virtual

How do you get your clothes tailored from home without ever stepping foot into a store for a fitting? Or customise an engagement ring without being present to do quality checks?

Outlook on luxury: Fashion gets real

ON THE GROUND, there are reports of spending sprees in all its various guises. Chinese consumers, who have been shopping-deprived for months, are snapping up goods within their country while...

Tiny tailoring shops that still hold needle to thread

SINGAPORE - Nothing to wear for Chinese New Year? If you eschew fast fashion, seek out a traditional tailor.

Singapore female entrepreneurs step up to form new generation of shoe designers

SINGAPORE - Shoemaking may sound almost like an ancient tradition in this age of fast and mass-market fashion, but the craft is enjoying a small revival here.

Sabrina Tan

SABRINA TAN IS only half-joking when she describes the skincare industry as a highly competitive blood sport. After “10 bloody years” in the arena, she ought to know. The good news though, is that...

Stepping into a men's world: Shoemaker Nita Chauhan wants to help Singaporean men dress better

SINGAPORE - Nita Chauhan is on a quest to help Singaporean men dress better, starting with their shoes.

Earning her pinstripes: Tailor Sheryl Yeo wants to help women fit better into shirts, suits and trousers

SINGAPORE - Sheryl Yeo barely knew how to work a needle when she started her two-year tailoring apprenticeship in 2016.