A newly rejuvenated Raffles City, Singapore is scheduled to complete its asset enhancement initiative in Q4 2022, with a slate of new international brands.
The major overhaul will see about 111,000 sq ft of the premier fashion and lifestyle mall's retail space across Levels 1 to 3 reconfigured to create an elevated and international outlook.
With its revamp works (which started in late 2021), Raffles City Singapore is set to be uniquely placed as a revitalised, upscale integrated retail and lifestyle hub in the Downtown Civic District area to offer shoppers more trend-setting, luxurious and seamless shopping experiences.
An International Mix Of Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle & Food
A specially curated mix of over 50 well-established, premium brands are set to open progressively in the mall, including specialty retail stores, first-ever experiential concepts, and extended merchandise range.
Italian lifestyle and fashion company, Acqua di Parma kicked off the first entry of new stores this year when it opened its first flagship store in South East Asia at Raffles City on 30 March 2022. Spanning close to 1,000 sq ft, the store comes complete with its first Barbiera in Asia Pacific, offering Italian shaving and men’s grooming services. Raffles Prestige members have also been invited to the store to be amongst the first to experience pampering services at the Barbiera.
French multinational personal care and beauty retailer, Sephora, will open a new concept store that sets to be an evolution of consumer experience and celebrates the brand's continued drive to enhance its offering in Singapore and Asia as a multinational Beauty Retailer.
Visiting a L’OCCITANE boutique means finding a little corner of Provence, taking in its sensations and warmth, and a discovery of rich experience for the senses. The brand’s first Green Store in Singapore at Raffles City will feature zero-plastic alternatives, including the Refill Fountain, Eco-Refills, and Big Little Things recycling program, that are part of the brand’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and reducing wastes.
Raffles City will also receive its biggest glow up with the transformation of a new premium beauty cluster along the Level 1 corridor, providing an alluring sense of arrival for shoppers entering the mall from City Hall MRT station.
British multinational retailer, Marks & Spencer, which has been a mainstay at Raffles City for 36 years, returns to Basement 1 with a new 15,000 sq ft concept store, consisting of a grocer and bakery, in addition to its fashion and retail offerings.
Fitness and wellness enthusiasts can look forward to the new store opening of popular Canadian athleisure apparel retailer, Lululemon, in the rejuvenated mall, making it the convenient go-to destination for all athleisure and active lifestyle needs.
Food & Beverage
On the food & beverage front, Paris Baguette x teatra will open its second flagship store in Singapore at Raffles City. A brand collaboration between the French-inspired bakery and the award-winning premium blended tea brand of SPC Group, the store will offer a unique concept and exclusive menu offerings with the largest teatra merchandise and teatra-related offerings in the world out of Korea.
Chocolate and gelato lovers will be in for a treat when Italian gourmet chocolate manufacturer, Venchi, opens its only store in Singapore with the widest selection of fresh gelato made on site.
The fine offerings of Swiss chocolatier, Läderach, will also be available in the mall.
More new and exciting brands opening will be announced in the following months.
Raffles City X Fairmont Shopaholic Staycation
Photo Credits: Raffles City Singapore
From now till end of June 2022, Raffles City is offering a Shopaholic Staycation with Fairmont Singapore, where guests who book a room at the hotel will receive $100 worth of eCapitaVouchers as well as exclusive shopping privileges.
Rooms are inclusive of breakfast for two adults and two kids (below 12) with complimentary free parking in Raffles City. Daily room rate starts from $350++ on weekdays and $430++ on weekends and public holidays.
Dining With The STAR$
Enjoy a sumptuous meal at the recently launched House of Wei, a new modern Chinese restaurant concept with a contemporary flair to classic Chinese cuisine inspired by Master Chef Mok’s 42-year culinary journey or dine in style at Fairmont Singapore’s internationally celebrated fine-dining restaurant, Jaan by Kirk Westaway, that has earned another coveted Michelin star, rising to a two-star ranking as it celebrates its fifth year of recognition since Singapore’s inaugural list in 2016.
CapitaStar members will enjoy attractive STAR$® rebates when they dine at these participating restaurants in Fairmont Singapore and Swissôtel The Stamford hotels.
Exclusive Raffles Prestige Membership
The mall will also focus on its by-invite only Raffles Prestige membership to better connect with its prestige shoppers by offering exclusive, differentiated, and bespoke VIP experiences, ranging from private event hostings to personalised merchandise, gifts and enhanced Concierge services.
Partnering the five-star hospitality and stellar dining options, shopaholic staycation at Fairmont Singapore, as well as dining rewards at the hotel restaurants, serve to offer an enriching, integrated shopping experience.
CapitaLand Malls’ Tourist Privilege Programme
With the opening up of Singapore to fully-vaccinated travellers, the timely mall rejuvenation will also welcome tourists with new offerings, including the newly-launched CapitaLand Malls’ Tourists Privilege Programme.
Tourists can present their passports at the Raffles City Concierge on Level 1 to sign up for CapitaLand Malls’ Tourist Privilege Programme that rewards tourists with shopping and dining deals, eCapitaVouchers and complimentary premium airport transfers with minimum spending at Raffles City or other selected CapitaLand malls.
Tourists who spend a minimum of $1,000 nett at Raffles City and two other participating malls within the same day will enjoy a complimentary ride to the airport for their departure flight. Terms and conditions apply.
Participating malls include Raffles City, Bugis Town (Bugis Junction, Bugis+ and Bugis Street), Clarke Quay, Funan, IMM, and Plaza Singapura.