ION ORCHARD'S ANNIVERSARY DEALS
To mark its eighth anniversary this year, Ion Orchard has rolled out a series of promotions that will run until Oct 29.
Ion+ Rewards members and American Express card members who make purchases at shops located at basement one to four can redeem a $15 shopping voucher with a minimum spend of $200.
The first 1,000 Ion+ Rewards members and American Express card members who spend a minimum of $80 can also redeem a beauty pouch.
During this period, one day will be set aside every month as Members' Day. On this day, members who spend a minimum of $100 can receive a discount code of up to $28 off rides on Comfort taxis or Grab cars. All minimum spend can be accumulated in up to four receipts.
Till May 7, shoppers can also redeem vouchers and free samples from beauty brands such as Kiehl's, M.A.C and Sulwhasoo through the Ion Orchard mobile app.
Parking will also be free from noon to 1pm from Mondays to Thursdays until Oct 29. For more information, go to www.ionorchard.com
L'ARMOIRE MOVES TO MANDARIN GALLERY
Multi-label fashion boutique L'armoire has moved from Raffles Hotel to Mandarin Gallery.
The home-grown store offers a host of menswear and womenswear brands such as American brand Rick Owens and Chinese label Uma Wang.
It also carries footwear, bags and other accessories in its new 1,400 sq ft space. Prices start at $350 for a women's T-shirt from Rick Owens.
L'armoire is located at 01-16 Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road, open: 11am to 9pm daily, tel: 6336-0357.
LIPAULT COLLABORATES WITH INES DE LA FRESSANGE
Parisian luggage brand Lipault has teamed up with French fashion icon Ines de la Fressange to create a collection of travel luggage.
The range includes backpacks, duffel bags and rolling luggage. Prices start at $100 for a backpack.
On her design inspiration behind the series, Fressange says: "People sometimes think that designers are flamboyant but, in this collection, the result is more an impression of sobriety."
The new collection is available at Lipault stores here, including its flagship store at VivoCity, and at most Samsonite stores here.
LOUIS VUITTON TO OPEN AT CHANGI AIRPORT
French luxury brand Louis Vuitton will open a boutique in Singapore Changi Airport's Terminal 3 in January.
The duplex boutique - the first Louis Vuitton store to open at Changi Airport - will be located at the departure transit hall.
CLARKS HOLDS SHOE DONATION DRIVE
British footwear brand Clarks is holding a shoe donation drive until April 23.
Bring your old shoes to the Clarks stores at Ion Orchard, Jem, Paragon and Suntec City and receive 30 per cent off a new pair of Clarks shoes.
The old shoes must be in good, wearable condition. All shoes except slippers will be accepted.
The outlets are at B2-22 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, open: 10am to 10pm daily, tel: 6238-1558; 01-24 Jem, 50 Jurong Gateway Road, open: 10.30am to 10pm daily, tel: 6694-2398; 03-12 Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, open: 10.30am to 9.30pm, tel: 6235-0063; and 02-461 Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard, open: 10.30am to 9.30pm, tel: 6341-9331.