Summer vacations are coming up and whether you’re jet setting off to a beach destination or urban city, get the perfect summer wardrobe with these resort wear brands and womenswear labels. From sexy bikinis and chic one-piece swimsuits to stylish cover-ups and funky footwear, we’ve got you covered.
Inspired by the tropical hues and island lifestyle of the paradise isle - Sri Lanka, RUMPUNCH is a brand of vibrant and exotic swim and beachwear. You’ll find one-piece swimsuits, bikinis and crop tops in hip and stylish designs with bold colours for the tropical traveller in you. Made from UPF 50+ and chlorine resistant fabrics, the swimsuits are super resilient whilst protecting your skin from harmful UV rays. All swimsuits are fully lined and several styles are reversible, thereby giving you two looks for the price of one.
The RUMPUNCH Dreamcatcher Collection features tribal motifs and embodies the romantic and festive spirit in every woman. The Mexicano Collection showcases ornate floral and geometric zigzag prints. Perfect for your next summer holiday, discover your island spirit with RUMPUNCH and enjoy the high tides, sunny skies and good vibes!
2. A.Oei Studio
What’s a summer wardrobe without prints and graphics? A.Oei Studio is a contemporary womenswear line focused on modern silhouettes, subtle details and unique textile prints. Inspired by art, nature and technology, each collection showcases an original print and combines abstract and graphic colours and textures into pieces that can be easily mixed and matched.
Founder Angeline Oei trained in Amsterdam Fashion Institute and worked as a fashion designer for international luxury brands before starting her namesake label in 2016. A.Oei Studio pieces are designed and ethically manufactured in Singapore and the USA with the use of natural and sustainable fabrics such as cotton and silk sourced from Japan.
Where to shop? Egg3, Katong I12 #01-08 and Comma Store, Orchard Gateway #03-16
Get ready for your next summer holiday with luxurious limited edition pieces from Luna Luxe Resortwear. Seeking inspiration from artisans around the world, their bespoke collection consists of handmade garments incorporating intricate hand embroideries and beading which make every garment unique and one-of-a-kind.
Feel confident and beautiful in Luna Luxe Resortwear’s elegant designs and sophisticated silhouettes. With their high-quality fabrics such as organic silk and cotton, you don’t have to compromise on comfort, especially if you’re heading to a hot holiday destination. What’s more? They even have petite sizes to flatter petite figures!
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Never forget to pack a pair of comfortable and versatile footwear for a holiday. RIA Menorca produces high-quality leather footwear, hand made by expert shoemakers in Menorca, Spain since 1947. Comfortable, cool, light and easy to wear, RIA Menorca avarca sandals are perfect summer footwear. Bringing you from day to night, their new 11 cm wedge models are made from more elegant materials and leather for dressier occasions. They’ve got over 200 designs for women, men and children too!
Where to shop? i12 Katong, Pasarbella The Grandstand, Isetan Scotts, and Takashimaya Level 2
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AKOSÉE garments have been designed to take you from the beach straight to the bar in comfort and style. The versatile unique pieces are inspired by the beaches of Goa, life in the Mediterranean, the natural beauty of Australia and the atolls of the Indian Ocean. Check out their ‘Folklore Be Real’ collection for spring summer 2019 which has a whimsical yet tropical feel with bold prints and neon embroidery. Get high quality, elegant and stylish pieces that you'll want to wear again and again.
6. Binary Style
Twin sisters, Santhi and Sari Tunas, both trained architects decided to pay tribute to their home country with a Singapore Stories Collection of scarves. Using scarves as a medium to narrate everything Singaporean from early to recent developments, from multiculturalism to natural diversity, the twins capture the known and the lesser-known stories from various locales. Look out for prints such as Dragon Boats and materials such as soft chiffon, pure silk and cotton silk. Show off your local pride overseas while looking absolutely summer ready and getting much-needed protection from the sun with the vibrant Binary Style scarves.