Orchard Road Shopping Belt
(From Tanglin to Orchard MRT Station)
The Tanglin Area of Orchard Road stretches from Tanglin Road to the western end of Orchard Road at Wheelock Place and Orchard MRT. Once home to many plantations, Tanglin is now a largely residential area populated by well-to-do Singaporeans and expatriates, and home to luxury residences and hotels.
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Located at the junction of Tanglin Road and Grange Road, Tanglin Mall is a four storey lifestyle centre which provides a niche shopping experience favoured mostly by tourists and expatriates.
Anchor tenants include gourmet supermarket Tanglin Market Place, and also Tasty Food Court, which offers customers up to 15 different types of Singaporean cuisine.
On the second level, high end clothing and furniture maker British India, provides quality clothing that prides itself on 'easternised western fashion'. Others that may be of interest to you will probably be the Birkenstock Boutique (trademark German sandals and shoes), and Petit Bateau store (a French favourite for quality cotton knit apparel).
Tanglin Shopping Centre
The second oldest shopping centre in Singapore, Tanglin Shopping Centre may look dimly lit and unappealing, but it contains an impressive number of antique stores and art galleries few malls can rival.
Marvel at the extensive collection of antique furniture and artwork, from Buddha heads to Tibetan prayer beads, and Turkish rugs to feng shui paintings.
If you're looking to generate inspiration for your interior furnishing back home, look no further than the Home and Deco companies present in the building - for sophistication is probably just a set of Portmeirion tableware away.
Hilton Shopping Gallery
One of the most exclusive high end shopping galleries in Singapore, the Hilton Shopping Gallery is located inside the Hilton Hotel and houses many world reknowned labels.
Branded boutiques include Cartier, Bvlgari, Donna Karan, Balenciaga, Issey Miyake, and Paul Smith. Of course, these are just examples of the many other elite international brands waiting to be explored.
The Christofle and Club 21 Gallery situated inside Hilton Shopping gallery is also a must if you enjoy the finer things in life. Brands include Mulberry, Comme des Garcons and Manolo Blahnik.
Latest additions to the gallery are 3.1 Phillip Lim, Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair and Lanvin.
When one thinks of Palais Renaissance, it is always about class and elegance, luxury and pure indulgence. In short, this building is a collection of high end fashion favourites, stored within it's double-skin glass facade.
Tenants include Croco Mondalli by Kwanpen, DKNY, Giuseppe Zanotti, Holly Tupper and Zorab. A place for the who's who of the Singaporean and expatriate community, Palais Renaissance is certainly suited for those with a discerning taste for style.
Strategically located at the cross junction of Orchard Road and Scotts Road, Shaw House is home to Isetan, the Japanese department store that boasts a string of stores throughout Japan and East Asia. Shoppers will definitely be kept busy with the numerous bargains and sales available, while at the same time, checking out exclusive brand names such as Chanel, Fendi, Loewe and Celine.
Wheelock Place is an exciting cosmopolitan destination for the stylish and urbane.
Marks & Spencer anchors Basements 1 and 2 offering fashion, toiletries and food under this British brand. Need a break? Spend a relaxing afternoon at Coffee Club.
On the upper floors, American icons like the Macintosh can be found at [email protected], or check out the 'swoosh' shop - Nike for the latest must-haves in sports gear and golf accessories. A good selection of stylish footwear can be found at Substance. Another must-have to complete the outfit is Crumpler bags, rugged and multipurpose haversacks and PC bags from Australia. Fans of fashionable sportswear can pop into Nike or visit Star 360° for the limited-edition Onitsuka collection. Check out the Birkenstock specialty store and the exclusive collection designed by supermodel Heidi Klum, or experience an ultimate day of leisure and pampering at the first Jurlique Day Spa in Singapore.