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Italian luxury lifestyle brand La Perla has opened its second boutique here, at Takashimaya Shopping Centre.

Shoppers there will find the Spring/Summer 2017 ready-to- wear collection, which features womenswear products such as lingerie and eveningwear.

The Fall/Winter 2017 collection will be available at both La Perla outlets - the other one is at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands - from end-August.

Prices range from $90 for an eye mask to $129,375 for a dress that was worn by American supermodel Kendall Jenner for La Perla's Fall/ Winter 2017 runway show.

La Perla at Takashimaya Shopping Centre is at 02-12G Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road; open: 10am to 9.30pm daily. For more details, e-mail laperlaasia@


Home-grown online womenswear label Klarra has set up its first pop-up boutique at Capitol Piazza.

It has partnered Singapore tea company Ette Tea and Just Julia bakery to offer an in-store pampering service, where walk-in customers will be offered complimentary freshly baked goods and tea as they shop.

The pop-up boutique will run until Aug 24. For three months, Klarra will release new items twice a month.

It will also offer workshops on styling at the pop-up.

For more details, go to Klarra's Instagram account ( or sign up for the mailing list on its website (

The pop-up is at 02-15 Capitol Piazza, 13 Stamford Road; open: 11.30am to 8.30pm daily.


Singapore organic beauty label FrankSkincare has launched its flagship store, Ode to Organics - also its first brick-and-mortar store - at Downtown Gallery.

The store carries only organic products, including offerings from American beauty label Josh Rosebrook and home-grown healthcare brand MyMaha.

Prices range from $22 for a set of organic bamboo washcloths to $128 for a set of skincare products.

The store's interior features display tables made of upcycled pallet wood by Singapore design studio Triple Eyelid. Plant displays and a moss feature wall by terrarium design company Mossingarden give the space a botanical feel.

Ode to Organics is at 01-46 Downtown Gallery, 6 Shenton Way; open: 11am to 8pm on weekdays, 11am to 6pm on weekends.

Go to for more details.

Sabine Chen

Correction note: The information on Klarra has been edited for clarity. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 08, 2017, with the headline 'Style News'. Print Edition | Subscribe