19 September 2011

window shopping...

Source: via Phuong on Pinterest

I have previously blogged about Haji Lane - one of my fave streets in Singapore.  I took Jac there on the weekend so I thought it was a good chance to tell you about some of my favourite stores if you are ever stopping by!
  • Green Poppies:  come here for your fill of cute stationery and on trend but affordable clothes.  I was very tempted by a cream lightweight blazer but figured I didn't really need to add another jacket to my wardrobe especially when I live in a tropical climate... even though I secretly think I may go back and buy it - what can I say, the aircon is cold in my office!
  • Soon Lee:  lovely little emporium filled with books, accessories and clothes. They were having a book sale on the weekend so I bought a hard cover copy of Little Women (my all time favourite childhood classic) and The Beautiful and the Damned
  • Threadbare and Squirrel: Cuteness. Jac bought a great pair of earrings from here.
  • Salad Shop: come here for pretty homewares
  • Grey Homme: clothes for the boys
  • Pluck: vintage store serving yummy ice cream and apple crumble
  • Dulcetfig: vintage store and they also have a cute little and friendly shop cat who always says hello
  • Tangers: cheap and pretty clothes
Haji Lane is located in the Arab Quarter/Kampong Glam area which is a wonderful area to explore - there are heaps of beautiful fabric and textiles stores, shops selling perfumes and oils and colourful shophouses.

For some respite from your shopping, check out newly opened coffee place Maison Ikkoku (which we very happily discovered on the weekend) or have some nasi padang and a milo dinosaur at Kampong Glam Cafe. yum.

1 comments:

Andrea said...

We should visit Haji Lane together. I've not been in ages and looks like you have some great finds :)

 

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