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A Day Out: Discovering Orchard Road’s Best Kept Secrets

You think you know Orchard Road very well? 

Okay, we’re not talking about the glitzy Orchard areas that everyone goes to. Singapore’s famous shopping district has a lot of hidden gems many people may not know about. 


A Day Out: Orchard Photo by Muneerah Bee

Ladies, don’t you hate it when you find a gorgeous pair of shoes but it seems to be lacking in the comfort department? ShoeCo carries a range of fashionable AND comfortable heels and well as casual styles for your every day needs. If you have flat feet or frequently get bunions, ask for the shoes that could address these issues. Plus, the store at Tanglin Mall also has shoes for your kids

Find it at: Tanglin Mall and Delfi Orchard

Scandic Wonders 

You’re bound to find the perfect gift for housewarming parties here. Famous for their Scandinavian candles and accessories, it’s hard to miss this store at Tanglin Mall with its colourful and fragrant products. We personally love the flower-shaped tea lights. 

Find it at: Tanglin Mall


A Day Out: Orchard Photo by Muneerah Bee

We told you the sad news about iwannagohome closing down soon but it’s still not too late to enjoy the sale with furniture, tableware, lightings and other home accessories on offer.

Find it at: Tanglin Mall

Zener DIY 

A Day Out: Orchard Photo by Muneerah Bee

Looking for tools for your DIY projects? Or basic household items and cleaning products? Zener DIY has everything you need for your cleaning, fixing and even gardening needs. You can also find things you need for your outdoor barbeque events (think BBQ grills and cooler boxes). Cookout, anyone? 

Find it at: Orchard Towers

High Street Fashion

A night out in Singapore is not complete without a great outfit and some bling accessories to go along with it. Get these at High Street Fashion and look your best around town. There are also some selections which are great for work or a casual day out. 

Find it at: Delfi Orchard

Bellissima Nails  

Take some time to pamper yourself with relaxing manicure and pedicure before you continue your shopping spree. Choose from Acrylic Nails, French Acrylic, or Creative Nails. Bellissima Nails also offers services for kids; great for bonding sessions with your daughters.  

Find it at: Orchard Towers

Extreme Lengths Singapore 

Possibly the only place specialising in Afro and ethnic hair in Singapore, Extreme Lengths was established in 2009. Whether you need a weave, braids, extensions or cornrows, Extreme Lengths will go to well, extreme lengths to take excellent care of your hair. 

Find it at: Orchard Towers

Hard Rock Café 

A Day Out: Orchard Photo by Muneerah Bee

I usually only go to Hard Rock Café for their Reggae Nights (happening every first Sunday of the month) but it’s not hard to see why it’s a great place for meals with your family and friends.  The menu features American classics alongside local favorites and the portions are pretty generous. 

Find it at: Cuscaden Road

By Muneerah Bee, April 2016 

Photos by Muneerah Bee

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