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Online furniture retailer Nook & Cranny is home to a diverse array of furnishings and home accessories, boasting styles that run the gamut from vintage bohemian to contemporary chic. With outlets in Changi and Bukit Timah, this hidden gem features a wide-ranging catalogue that includes luxury bed frames made from Italian leather, which will lend a look of sleek sophistication to any interior, and Scandi-inspired outdoor furniture. Leather sofas, cowhide rugs, art pieces and quirky, one-of-a-kind knick knacks, such as animal-themed candle holders and vintage-inspired mirrors, are also among this Singapore brand’s offerings.
A homegrown menswear brand established in 2018, Sunday Shirt is known for pairing short-sleeve button-ups with whimsical prints ranging from Japanese cranes to pineapples. Offering a trendier take on the Hawaiian shirt, its offerings are made with 100% cotton, which doesn’t wrinkle as easily as rayon and prevents colours from running. Sunday Shirt’s colourful garments – available for purchase online – are also versatile enough to suit both casual and formal settings. Not to mention, some of its designs come in children’s sizes as well, making way for plenty of outfit matching opportunities for the whole family.
Bread Garden is a halal-friendly brand specialising in gourmet cookies, cakes, pastries, breads, as well as mooncakes, which are handcrafted in Singapore with the finest ingredients and encased in exquisitely designed gift boxes. Try the Golden Emerald mooncake with its delectable golden brown crust and a sweet-savoury filling made with granular salted egg yolk and pandan-flavoured lotus seed paste. A trendier option, the newly unveiled Charcoal Golden Emerald mooncake has an impressive jet-black crust. Or better yet, go for an assortment of flavours with the Signature Diamond Jewel Treasure Set, a two-tier box inspired by Jewel Changi that contains four mooncakes – the Golden Emerald, Charcoal Golden Emerald, Golden Red Emerald and Golden Royale.
Mushroom Kingdom is a Singapore-based brand that produces mushroom snacks made with ingredients grown without pesticides or chemical fertilisers. An advocate of healthy eating, its signature, air-fried offerings include Black Pepper Shiitake Chips, Original Shiitake Chips and Oriental Spice Oyster Mushroom Chips – all of which are vegan and halal-certified, perfect for guilt-free snacking. Mushroom Kingdom also sells mushroom-cultivating kits for you to grow your own food, mushroom condiments – its Spicy Shiitake Sauce works well as a seasoning or mixed with rice – alongside fresh mushrooms of every variety, from king oyster to portobello.
Satisfy your salted egg cravings with Shi Le Po’s salted egg potato chips, which are made with real salted egg yolks (rather than salted egg powder) and oven-baked for a crunchier finish without any excess grease. Established in 2017 by a trio of friends, the Singaporean snack brand – taking inspiration from local flavours and zi char recipes – is also known for its line of fish skin snacks, available in flavours such as salted egg, black pepper crab, and ginger and spring onion. Drop by any outlet of The Cocoa Trees to purchase them.
Nestled on the third floor of Pacific Plaza, Yunohana is the only spa in Singapore that uses mineral-packed hokutolite stones, which help to detoxify the body, from the Tamagawa Hot Spring in Akita prefecture in its treatments. It specialises in alternative treatments that focus on boosting blood circulation, metabolism and immunity. Try the signature Bedrock Spa Therapy, a dry onsen treatment that uses hokutolite stones, far-infrared rays and negatively charged ions to deliver warm temperatures and high humidity as you lie on a bed of rocks.
yunohanaspa.com; +65 6262 5573
An award-winning education centre specialising in supplemental English and mathematics programmes for children ages three to 14, Eye Level Singapore offers one-on-one lessons – both online and offline – tailored to the learning needs of each child. Its educators are trained to understand each child’s point-of-view, and the centre’s learning philosophy values self-directed, lifelong learning and future-friendly skills over solely focusing on short-term academic goals. Part of a franchise that originated in South Korea in 1986, Eye Level has now expanded to 20 countries around the world, including 17 outlets in Singapore.
Founded by Elizabeth Teo in 2008 under parent company Advance Lifestyles, Fresh Breath is a Singapore-based brand that distributes top-notch healthcare products, sourced from around the world. Among its most popular items are the SoFresh Tongue Cleaner, a specialised tool that tackles the oft-neglected tongue surface, on which odour-causing bacteria lingers; and the AcuHandMassager, which uses acupressure to alleviate aches and anxiety. If you’re looking for a chemical-free alternative to eliminate bacteria from surfaces, consider the Handheld Portable UV Steriliser, which emits purple UV light to disinfect the environment without the need for any physical contact.