Over 200 models and flash mob dancers will storm the Cairnhill Rd - Orchard Rd - Grange Rd intersection and bring up the heat with their struts and grooves as they showcase the creations of established local and international designers, and also creations by our young designers from National Academy Of Fine Arts, Raffles Design Institute , Temasek Polytechnic (School Of Design) and School of The Arts. A fitting traffic stopping start of GSS: Experience Singapore!
Fridays get even better with additional promotional deals this GSS season . Expect one-for- one flash deals, storewide deals with more than 50% OFF, gifts with purchase and other treats!
This is the day where you can give vent to all your impulse to shop, and dine, as GST will be absorbed so you get more value for your spend! Tourists enjoy an additional bonus with a minimum $100 spent at participating outlets to enjoy GST tax refund! Click below for full listing of retailers and F&B Operators.
A plethora of events await. Local designers will showcase their creativity in ProjekGlamway at Arab Street on Sat 6 Jul using fabrics and materials from textile merchants in the Kampong Gelam precinct to fashion the models. Baghdad Street will transform into a shoppers’ paradise to entice those with an affinity for unique handicrafts, curios and other traditional knick-knacks which Kampong Gelam is noted for. Cultural entertainment from Aliwal Arts Centre such as NADI and EKAMATRA will mesmerise. Food Trucks offering age old delights like satay and traditional ‘kuehs kuehs’. The Farmer’s Market will delight there’s even durians for discerning taste buds! To get the best out of Kampong Gelam, hop onboard a Vespa side-car to discover this historic neighbourhood and experience its old- world charm as well modern offerings – be it food, fashion, crafts or graffiti.
Enhance your shopping experience with the latest technology. See it transform the way you shop, including animatronic mannequins and augmented reality. At the GSS Pop Up Stores - Paint in 3D Virtual Reality or perform a 1-minute kettlebell curl (and win an instant $10 Under Armour voucher!) at Under Armour *At the Stores - Catch Wynist’s “Cyber Runner” animatronic mannequin -the first of its kind in Singapore, in motion at Under Armour’s brand house at Orchard Central. * See product offerings “brought to life” through the power of augmented reality technology at Atomi Lifestyle & Furniture boutique at Mandarin Gallery.
Classroom learning takes to the retail floors for Visual Merchandising students from Raffles Design Institute, Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic. Check out their creations at CYC Made to Measure (Capitol Piazza & Fullerton Hotel), Deja Vu Vintage (Millenia Walk), Echo of Nature (Suntec City), Playdress (Suntec City) and The Commune Life (Millenia Walk). Upload your photo taken at these window storefronts on Instagram #GSSexperienceSG for a chance to win shopping vouchers!
A fan of interior design? Head to The Great Furniture Showcase at Robinsons The Heeren (Level 5) where you can view and purchase new and /or limited-edition creations specially produced for this NEW GSS: Experience Singapore season by design houses 11H, Creativeans, Fraction Design Studio, Modu Designers, Nextofkin Creatives, and OON.
Orchard Road will be transformed into a retail & F&B wonderland. Go overdrive on retail therapy and commit gluttony. ‘Gram the various pop-up art installations ‘littered’ along the pedestrian path. Chill out on ‘air sofas’ and picnic benches with jazz bands. Watch full length movies, and short films produced by students from Temasek Polytechnic. Redeem your GoSpree tote bag with just $100 spent at any pop up store !