THE GIFTING EDITION 2018

Boutiques at the Pit Building returns with its highly anticipated annual gifting edition on 9-11 November (Friday to Sunday) at the F1 Pit Building! Get a head start on festive shopping and be spoilt for choice with new and exclusive collections across gifts and accessories; women’s and men’s fashion and accessories; home and decor; art and lifestyle goods; and children’s apparel and toys. Boutiques proudly works with Singapore-based businesses and is a great place to meet and discover new Singapore-based designers.

The Gifting Edition 2018 will feature over 250 independent, design-led labels over two floors and 5,000 square metres of retail space. Complemented by fringe activities and workshops to complete the quintessential Boutiques experience, visitors will also be able to meet charities and other non-profit organisations, discover new artists, pick up a new skill, and unwind with great food and wine.

EXPLORE OUR DEDICATED SPACES

[NEW] BOUTIQUES COLLECTIVE, L3

Need some food or want a drink? Want to meet a designer or admire art? Pick up a new skill, feed the kids, or do even more shopping? Make your way to the top to explore over 40 brands at Boutiques Collective on L3! Browse our first ever dedicated vintage corner, interactive workshop space by MATTER, art exhibition by Shanghai artist Tango Gao, and enjoy special and exclusive offers by Aijek. Chill and mingle at the IntermissionBar, grab moreish sandwiches at Park Bench Deli or feed the kids with healthy food from The Good Food Co. You can also kick back at our communal lounge designed with vintage Scandi furniture from MOBLER, participate in Fossa’s chocolate cupping session, paint your own mini elephant statue from Elephant Parade, D-I-Y a knit bracelet with It takes Balls, customise your own headswag with To Tie For, or learn how to brew the perfect coffee from The Maks’ Coffee.

BOUTIQUES SOCIAL, L3

Back by popular demand, Boutiques Social is the destination for conscious shoppers to meet and discover socially responsible brands while enjoying a host of fringe activities! Discover labels like Artisan & Fox,  SOURCE CollectionsPlay-Mei, and almost 40 more brands, or take a break from shopping and catch up with friends over good food and drinks.

Enjoy the spacious recreational area with Peranakan signatures from award-winning Violet Oon Singapore, moreish Lebanese food from Urban Bites, dessert from Twenty Grammes, healthy snacks from The Whole Kitchen, and your essential caffeine fix from Liberty Coffee.

BOUTIQUES EDIT, L3

Our partnership with Textile and Fashion Federation Singapore (Taff) continues as we collectively  present Boutiques Edit on level 3 of the F1 Pit Building. Boutiques Edit is a dynamic extension of our showcase on level 2 to raise the profile of local designers within fashion and design.  We are proud to host young and emerging Singapore-based businesses, many of whom will be launching new collections exclusively at Boutiques!

View the complete selection of the Spotlight: Singapore Stories Capsule Collection organised by Taff and supported by the DesignSingapore Council (Dsg) and Enterprise Singapore (Esg), where the work of 13 designers will showcase products that incorporate the Singapore experience. Brands include: Eden + Elie, Weekend Sundries, Darsala, ONE.61, The Shirt Bar, Alcheme, K.BLU, Ying The Label x Aaron Gan, One Day We Forayed, CYC, OETEO, MARTHAwho, and IVONOVI.

Visitors can also put their feet up at Our Second Nature Cafwhere they can enjoy baked goods and coffee.

GUIDE TO WORKSHOPS & ACTIVITIES AT BOUTIQUES (9-11 NOVEMBER)

FREE ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES

ROSE ROOM, L2
Kids’ DIY jewellery by House of Sheens
Artisanal hand-beading demo by EDEN+ELIE
Chocolate tasting by Hello Chocolate
Tea tasting by ETTE TEA

BLUE ROOM, L2
Shaving brush demo
by MUHLE
Leather hand-stitching demo by Rever

Mummy+daughter DIY necklace making by Annie+Alex
Exercise demo by Inzone5
Live shoemaking by Palola
Headwrap demo by OliveAnkara
Shoemaking demo by Seamless Bespoke
Live painting of shoes and bags by The Tui Collection
The Playspace by The Children’s Showcase. Balloon sculpting & face painting available on weekends

BOUTIQUES COLLECTIVE, L3
Home styling demo
by Olive
DIY music cloth weaving and demo by Rehyphen
Kids’ colouring corner by Scribolo
Art exhibition of Tango Gao’s work by My French Concession

BOUTIQUES SOCIAL, L3
Olive oil tasting
by Agora Products
Live painting by Charlotte Elizabeth Fine Art
Calligraphy demo by Nehohmee
Kids’ colouring station by Find & Seek Books
Plastic swap by Coopita

FREE TALKS AND SCHEDULED DEMOS

11am, Greek Salad Demo by Agora Products at Boutiques Social, L3. Only on Saturday, 10 November, and Sunday, 11 November
12pm
Live Pottery Wheel Demonstration by Center Pottery at Boutiques Social, L3
12pmTalk on Ayuverda by Karma Ayuverda at Green Room, L2
1-2pm, Live Doodling by Band of Doodlers at Home & Decor, Boutiques Social, L3. Only on Saturday, 10 November
2pmLive Pottery Wheel Demonstration by Center Pottery at Boutiques Social, L3
3-5pmHow to Brew the Perfect Cup of Coffee by The Mak’s Coffee at Boutiques Collective, L3. Only on Saturday, 10 November
4pmLive Pottery Wheel Demonstration by Center Pottery at Boutiques Social, L3
4-5pm, A Scentsual Experience by Banyan Tree Essentials at Boutiques Collective, L3

FREE FASHION WALKS

Only on Saturday, 10 November.

12pm Adults’ showcase
3pm Kids’ showcase

REGISTER FOR THESE WORKSHOPS

FRIDAY, 9 NOVEMBER

10am-12pm, Batik Natural Dye Workshop by Batik Boutique for MATTER at Boutiques Collective, L3. $99, register here.
10.30-11.15am, Chocolate Cupping by Fossa Chocolate at Boutiques Social, L3. $20, register here.
11-11.30am, Furniture Painting 101: Two Colour Distress by Big Blue Trunk at Boutiques Collective, L3. $50, register here.
11am-5pm Block Printing Workshop With Master Block Printer Santosh Kumar Dhanopia by Ayesha Cashmere at Boutiques Edit, L3. $25 for a 30-minute session, register here.
11am-5pmDIY Knit Bracelets by It Takes Balls at Boutiques Collective, L3. $5 for 5-minute workshops. No registration required.
1-1.45pmSoap Making by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $45, register here.
1-3pm,  Batik Natural Dye Workshop by Batik Boutique for MATTER at Boutiques Collective, L3. $99, register here.
3-4pmEco Crafts for Kids by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $5, register here.
4-5pmDIY Snowglobe by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $10, register here.
5-5.30pm, Furniture Painting 101: Two Colour Wash by Big Blue Trunk at Boutiques Collective, L3. $50, register here.
6-8pmOffcut Tote Bag Workshop by The Fashion Pulpit at Boutiques Collective, L3. $79, register here.


SATURDAY, 10 NOVEMBER

10am-12pm, Batik Natural Dye Workshop by Batik Boutique for MATTER at Boutiques Collective, L3. $99, register here.
10.30-11.15am, Chocolate Cupping by Fossa Chocolate at Boutiques Social, L3. $20, register here.
11-11.30am, Furniture Painting 101: Two Colour Distress by Big Blue Trunk at Boutiques Collective, L3. $50, register here.
11am-5pm Block Printing Workshop With Master Block Printer Santosh Kumar Dhanopia by Ayesha Cashmere at Boutiques Edit, L3. $25 for a 30-minute session, register here.
11am-5pmDIY Knit Bracelets by It Takes Balls at Boutiques Collective. $5 for 5-minute workshops. No registration required.
1-1.45pmSoap Making by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $45, register here.
1-3pm,  Basic Leather Crafting Workshop by Stone For Gold at Boutiques Collective, L3. $79, register here.
3-4pmEco Crafts for Kids by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $5, register here.
4-5pmDIY Snowglobe by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $10, register here.
5-5.30pm, Furniture Painting 101: Two Colour Wash by Big Blue Trunk at Boutiques Collective, L3. $50, register here.
6-8pmOffcut Tote Bag Workshop by The Fashion Pulpit at Boutiques Collective, L3. $79, register here.


SUNDAY, 11 NOVEMBER

10am-11am, Monoprinting Workshop by How to Ink at Boutiques Collective on L3. $40, register here.
11-11.30am, Furniture Painting 101: Two Colour Distress by Big Blue Trunk at Boutiques Collective on L3. $50, register here.
11am-12pm, Monoprinting Workshop by How to Ink at Boutiques Collective, L3. $40, register here.
11am-5pm  Block Printing Workshop With Master Block Printer Santosh Kumar Dhanopia by Ayesha Cashmere at Boutiques Edit, L3. $25 for a 30-minute session, register here.
11am-5pmDIY Knit Bracelets by It Takes Balls at Boutiques Collective, L3. $5 for 5-minute workshops. No registration required.
1-1.45pmSoap Making by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $45, register here.
1-3pm,  Basic Leather Crafting Workshop by Stone For Gold at Boutiques Collective, L3. $79, register here.
2-2.30pm, Terrarium Planting by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $28 for 1 or $50 for 2, register here.
3-4pmEco Crafts for Kids by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $5, register here.
3-3.30pm, Terrarium Planting by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $28 for 1 or $50 for 2, register here.
4-4.45pm, Chocolate Cupping by Fossa Chocolate at Boutiques Social, L3. $20, register here.
4.30pmDIY Snowglobe by Orgayana at Boutiques Social, L3. $10, register here.
5-5.30pm, Furniture Painting 101: Two Colour Wash by Big Blue Trunk at Boutiques Collective, L3. $50, register here.
6-8pmOffcut Tote Bag Workshop by The Fashion Pulpit at Boutiques Collective on L3. $79, register here.

F&B GUIDE: WHERE TO DRINK & DINE AT BOUTIQUES

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HARPER’S BAZAAR CAFE, ROSE ROOM ON L2

Teas by Kindred Teas.

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MONUMENT LIFESTYLE, ROSE ROOM ON L2

Cold brew coffee and cold-pressed juices.

Nasi Goreng Nyonya
VIOLET OON SINGAPORE, BOUTIQUES SOCIAL ON L3

Discover fine Singapore flavours alongside a host of signature Nyonya favourites.

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LIBERTY COFFEE, GREEN & BLUE ROOMS ON L2, BOUTIQUES SOCIAL ON L3

Made-to-order coffee and threeonesix teas.

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MAPRAO, BOUTIQUES SOCIAL ON L3

Fair trade and organic coconut water.

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URBAN BITES, BOUTIQUES SOCIAL ON L3

Mediterranean and Lebanese salads and dishes.

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TWENTY GRAMMES CAKES, BOUTIQUES SOCIAL ON L3

Fresh cookies, cupcakes and sliced cakes.

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POP-UP WINE: CHAMPAGNE, WINE, & BEER BAR, BOUTIQUES SOCIAL ON L3

Enjoy boutique champagnes and wines by the glass or bottle. Also serves craft beers.

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1DEGREEC, BOUTIQUES SOCIAL ON L3

Cold-brew coffee and cold teas.

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PARK BENCH DELI, BOUTIQUES COLLECTIVE ON L3

Game-changing sandwiches, lattes, and espressos.

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INTERMISSION BAR BY THE PROJECTOR, BOUTIQUES COLLECTIVE ON L3

Craft beers and sodas.

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THE GOOD FOOD CO., BOUTIQUES COLLECTIVE ON L3

Healthy, wholesome food for children.

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YOCHA KOMBUCHA, BOUTIQUES COLLECTIVE ON L3

Probiotic-packed fermented teas in six different flavours.

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GOLD GILD ICE CREAM, BOUTIQUES COLLECTIVE ON L3

Ice-cream made with real tropical fruit and without preservatives or artificial flavours.

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THE MAKS’ COFFEE, BOUTIQUES COLLECTIVE ON L3

Sustainable local coffee on drip.

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OUR SECOND NATURE CAFE, BOUTIQUES EDIT ON L3

Baked goods and coffee.

OTHER EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

ROVING FASHION WALKS

Get up close and personal with your favourite brands through roving fashion walks. The Boutiques corridors will be transformed into a runway for designers to showcase their latest collections. Fashion walks take place on Saturday, 10 November, with an adult showcase at 12pm and a kids’ showcase at 3pm.

INTERACTIVE DOODLING BY HOME & DECOR

Put your doodling skills to good use! Both big and little artists are encouraged to unleash their creativity at Home & Decor Magazine’s booth on Boutiques Social, L3, as our official design media partner has teamed up with Band of Doodlers to spearhead Boutiques’s first ever community mural.

Not one for drawing? Take time to appreciate the genius of the Band of Doodlers during their live drawing session on Saturday, 10 November, from 1-2pm.

THE GIVING TREE BY MOTHERSWORK

In the spirit of giving, Boutiques welcomes the Giving Tree by Motherswork, an initiative that works with adopted charities to grant wishes during the festive season. Especially popular with families looking to spread Christmas cheer, visitors will be able to fulfill the wishes of single parents from HCSA Dayspring SPIN and children from the Muscular Dystrophy Association Singapore (MDAS). The Giving Tree can be found in the Rose Room, L2, and Boutiques Social, L3.

FUNDRAISE FOR BABES

Join the Boutiques community in supporting the work of one of our long-time charity partners, Babes Pregnancy Crisis Support. Purchase raffle tickets and stand a chance to win a one-of-a-kind, goodies-packed hamper with products generously donated by Boutiques vendors. Only two hampers available each day. Raffle tickets are available at $10 each and hampers are worth over $1000!

Looking to bring home some new artwork? All proceeds from the sale of prints from Tango Gao’s art exhibition at Boutiques Collective, L3, during The Gifting Edition 2018 will also be generously donated to Babes.

HIGHLIGHTS FOR KIDS

Let the kids run free at our dedicated play areas found on both levels. Sponsored by The Children’s Showcase (level 2) and Motherswork (level 3), kids will get to draw and colour, play with toys by international and local labels, hide in tents, and even enjoy a playgym experience courtesy of Esse Grace on level 3. Children can also drop by Baebeeboo for more fun, colour up a storm for free at Find and Seek Books and Hunter+Boo, make their own beaded jewellery at House of Sheens and Chocolate Gems, and look forward to plenty more activities.

NURSING ROOM FOR PARENTS

Nursing mums are welcome to use our quiet Nursing Room located at Boutiques Social on level 3. The nursing room is kindly sponsored by Motherswork and Rice (courtesy of The Children’s Showcase), and features a changing area and ample seating for mums to rest and relax in.

CHARITIES & NPOS

Boutiques is proud to support our local charities, social enterprises, and socially responsible small businesses. Over 80% of featured vendors practice responsible, ethical, and traceable methods — look out for display signages around the fair that highlight socially-conscious businesses.

You can also show your support for causes and communities by giving back or getting involved.  Support initiatives like BABES Pregnancy Crisis Support, Sanctuary Care, Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME), Netherlands Charity Association, The Nail SocialThe Social Space, and more.

EVENT DETAILS

THE F1 PIT BUILDING, LEVELS 2 & 3
1 REPUBLIC BOULEVARD, SINGAPORE 038975
We accept cash, major credit cards, and NETS.

In Collaboration With

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Fashion Media Partner

BAZAAR

Design Media Partner

Home & Decor