SINGAPORE RETAIL

Robinsons The Heeren

The buzz: If it wasn’t official before, it is now—Robinsons is hip. The department store has opened its $40 million flagship at The Heeren, and it’s as close as Singapore gets to London’s Selfridges.

The vibe: That glossy-gold, white-marble-dipped look that Robinsons has had for decades is—thankfully—gone. Sleek black-framed displays and racks pepper the mammoth store, while industrial-style lighting and warm wood roughen the polished space. Gorgeous installations, like the I.Rain chandelier by designer Thierry Gaugain, add visual interest.

The goods: The list of over 200 exclusive brands is almost overwhelming. In the beauty section, there’s Illamasqua, ORBIS and IOMA amidst big names like Dior and SK-II. Find cult and luxury labels like Sergio Rossi and Retrosuperfuture in accessories; See by Chloe in womenswear; The Kooples in menswear; plus Calvin Klein Home and Jamie Oliver in the home section.

Why you’ll be back: More than a handful of its impressive range of labels can’t be found anywhere else, plus the sheer variety of cool products should garner return visits.

Venue Details
Address: Robinsons The Heeren, The Heeren, 260 Orchard Rd., Singapore, 238855 Singapore
Phone: 6735-8838
Website: www.robinsons.com.sg
Area: Orchard
Opening hours: daily 10:30am-10pm
Nearest trainSomerset
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