5 Local Brands To Support This National Day

August is definitely the month where Singaporeans come together, decked in red and white, while National Day favourites can be heard blasting on the radio.

As Singapore celebrates 56 years of independence, show some love to these 5 local brands that are all born and bred on this sunny island.

1. TWG Tea

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Wind down with your loved ones over a pot of hot tea from TWG Tea. The selection from this luxury tea brand numbers well over 800 single-estate, fine harvest, and exclusive tea blends, which makes it the largest tea collection in the world! Sip on your favourite classic teas, or sample some of the special blends that have been created in collaboration with some of the most renowned tea estates, and kick back for an afternoon of relaxation.

TWG Tea is located at:
2 Bayfront Ave, #B1-122 & #B2-65/68A, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018972.
2 Orchard Turn, #02-21, ION Orchard, Singapore 238801.

2. Ipse Ipsa Ipsum

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Transform your living space into an extraordinary abode that will be the envy of your family and friends with a statement piece from Ipse Ipsa Ipsum. Here, no two pieces are alike, and everything on offer is handcrafted, semi-luxurious, and reasonably priced to boot. If you’re one to like customising your furniture, right down to the materials and colour palettes, then you’ll be excited to find that there are tons of options for you to choose from, to make your chosen piece your own. 

Ipse Ipsa Ipsum is located 315 Outram Road, #11-02, Tan Boon Liat Building, Singapore 169074.

3. Kim Choo Kueh Chang

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Singaporeans just love to eat, so what better way to celebrate all things local than by digging into one of Singapore’s most beloved delicacies that has been a mainstay throughout the years? Nyonya rice dumplings are loved by children and adults alike, and the handmade ones from Kim Choo Kueh Chang are favoured by many. The Nyonya Changs here are highly raved about, but don’t miss out on the Kee Chang and Traditional Salty Chang as well. 

Kim Choo Kueh Chang is located at 109 East Coast Road, Singapore 428800.

4. Nila Singapore

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If you’re looking to up the comfort factor while you work from home or unwind after a long work day, you might want to diffuse some essential oils from Nila Singapore. Simply because aromatherapy is known to have therapeutic properties, and is commonly used for immune support and stress relief. Step into their boutique, and you’ll not only find the typical essential oils, but also special signature blends. There’s even a bespoke service where you can craft your own scents, in whatever forms you like: diffuser blends, mists, perfumes, or even shampoo and shower gels! 

Nila Singapore is located at 1 Scotts Road, #03-25, Shaw Centre, Singapore 228208.


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Fans of Singapore’s national flower, this one’s for you. RISIS carries a wide range of nature-inspired jewellery and lifestyle products featuring natural orchids that are encapsulated in gold. Think necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, and brooches, all of them delicately handcrafted in-house to feature the iconic golden blooms. If you’re looking for a unique yet fashionable piece that shows your love for Singapore, this is where you’ll find it.

RISIS is located at:
2 Orchard Turn, #B1-13, ION Orchard, Singapore 238801.
2 Bayfront Avenue, #B2M-244, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018972.



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