For a one-stop shopping experience, Zalora is the site to visit.
The multi-label e-tailer prides itself on its select curation of high street brands, giving you a wide selection of choice trend pieces and timeless separates that you can add to cart without worrying about breaking your budget. Plus, shoppers who want a little more luxe can visit their premium section, where you can find contemporary labels such as Calvin Klein Jeans stocked there.
2. GINLEE Studio
GINLEE Studio‘s knack in marrying minimalist designs with quality fabrics and workmanship has earned her a steady base of fans. Check out her versatile dresses, flattering bottoms and clean shirts.
3. Ying The Label
Want some colour and fun in your clothes? Ying The Label might have something that will appeal to you. The Singaporean designer is known for creating all her prints by hand, which she then transposes onto her collection of breezy dresses and easy-to-style separates.
Still relatively under the radar, rye clothing is a brand to watch. While each seasonal collection may not be as big as other brands, what they lack for in quantity, they make up in quality. It’s got plenty of cotton shirts, sturdy skirts and A-line dresses that we know will work well in an office setting.
While we love the experience of shopping at the department store, Tangs’ online store does more than its share to help bring that retail experience to its online store. From freebies with every purchase to a flexible delivery system that can work around your schedule, the online store stocks all the best fashion and beauty brands that we’ve grown to love.
6. Yacht 21
Yacht 21‘s known for creating breezy, tropical clothing, but they’ve got a huge range of clean separates that can work for the office too. From cream coloured tops to neutral-tone skirts, the brand does well in providing shoppers with a good selection of options to suit their style.
7. Beyond The Vines
Easily one of our favourite brands, Beyond The Vines takes a parred-down approach to their design, choosing instead to focus on perfecting a certain cut or finding materials that can work for our Singaporean weather. And with all this attention poured into their work, it’s remarkable to know that the brand still keeps their prices affordably low.
8. THE OUTNET
Designer brands take a massive price cut at THE OUTNET, so you can now tell your colleagues “yes, this is the same Roksanda top that Michelle Obama wore” without having to pay premium prices. Expect to find plenty of high-end brands stocked at up to 80% off, with a wide selection of office-ready separates that you can wear everyday of the week.
9. In Good Company
Easy, effortless, elegant. That’s how we would describe the designs that In Good Company produces. Not only are they timeless in design, they are made to hold up no matter how many times you put an item through the wash. And with prices ranging from $49 and up, their pieces really are a steal.
10. Elohim by SABRINAGOH
Few designers have a keen understanding of what the Singaporean woman wants to wear quite like Sabrina Goh, the founder and designer behind local brand Elohim. Pay a visit to her shop and expect to find a good selection of pieces from jackets and coats to shirts and skirts that boast interesting details.
11. The Closet Lover
The Closet Lover is a local label and style savvy shopping site which features a wide assortment of new arrivals weekly.
Besides the fact that all of their items are specially designed and manufactured by themselves, the label also focuses on evolving fashion trends, inspiring each buyer to bring out their best through fashion.
12. Soigne The Label
To be SOIGNE (pronouned swan-yeah) is to be well-groomed and elegantly dressed.
The French-named Singaporean labels caters to women who appreciate classic, modern and functional designs. They curate pieces that are made to transcend seasons by reinventing classics and wardrobe essentials.
13. Souers. Co.
For something more chic, fun and verstaile, check out Souers.Co. Pronounced “ser”, the label was founded by two fashion-loving sisters and have since became the number one clothing source for working women.
14. Smooch The Label
You might just be able to dress like your favourite celebrity with Smooch The Label, a Singapore-based online store which takes runway trends and celebrity styles and transforms them into affordable everyday pieces.
15. Runway Bandits
Runway Bandits is no new face to regular online shoppers in Singapore.
The label is known for its minimal aesthetics, excellent workmanship and unique, modern twist on everyday staples.
16. Pomelo Fashion
Pomelo Fashion takes local and global fashion trends and puts them into an affordable range of apparal, accessories and shoes every week.
Whether it’s basic or high street pieces you’re looking for, Pomelo Fashion has them all.
17. Love, Bonito
Love, Bonito, along with its sub-labels Covet, Petite and Lylas, ensure you have the perfect outfits not just for work, but for any occassion.
From swimwear to bridesmaid dresses, the stylish and verstaile pieces will have you filling up your shopping cart in no time. Love, Bonito, also focuses on inspiring and empowering women through fashion.
18. Love And Bravery
Love and Bravery offers no only sleek and classy outfits but fun and quirky ones too.
The local label, which believes in making understated pieces for every day wear has been around for everyday wear, has been around for more than a decade.
If you have an eye for print, texture and detail, check out Klarra, a local female fashion label which boasts classic made of quality fabrics.
The label’s sophisticated and utilitarian aesthetics have drawn attention from the online shopper crowd, and it’s not hard to see why.
20. Collate The Label
Collate The Label is a local female fashion label that caters to modern and sophisticated women.
Launched in 2015, the label is known for its luxurious yet affordable pieces and classic wardrobe essentials. As its name suggests, the label also inspires women to have individuality and take charge of their own style.
Fans of MDS‘s affordable and cool pieces can now find their entire fashionable range online. Choose from brightly-coloured pieces to affordable classics that you will want to wear over and over again.
Find your romantic fix at Andwelldressed, where lacy pieces and pastel colours come together to create beautifully feminine designs perfectly suited for the office.
A favourite brand of Angelina Jolie, Everlane makes the best basics in the market. Find minimalist shift dresses and button-down shirts that you can easily style for the office.
Having been around for a while, Dressabelle has garnered a steady stream of fans who count on the label to provide them with wearable, affordable office outfits that masterfully mix texture and interesting cuts with a grown-up classic look.
25. Her Velvet Vase
Look to Her Velvet Vase for a wardrobe of simple, timeless and chic pieces that you can wear to work or to a party.
A high-street fashion juggernaut, Mango is known for offering their affordable take on trendy designs, so you can always look cutting-edge without busting your budget.
American sportswear giant J.Crew is a go-to for the working woman who wants stylish threads for the office. Shop from their wide range of body-loving jeans to pieces that are trendier and daring.
Find stylish separates to layer and work into your current work-rode at Ellysage.
29. Neon Mello
Feminine, fun and girlish, Neon Mello has affordable pieces that will appeal to the younger working crowd.
Known for their super-trendy designs, you can find a statement piece here and there at Modparade that will make your colleagues jealous.
31. Reckless Ericka
Think of Reckless Ericka and you’ll think of fun, fresh prints in easy and effortless designs.
Ans-ein‘s designs will appeal to the modern working woman who wants to look presentable at work without forgoing her personality.
33. Capsule by Edith
Find sleek and beautifully-tailored separates that can take you from 9 to 5 at Capsule by Edith.
Check out Rever‘s fabulous range of well-made leather goods, and you might just find a nice little surprise for yourself.
35. Gnome & Bow
Local label Gnome & Bow prides themselves on making quality leather bags that can withstand anything you might throw at it or into it.
36. Our Second Nature
Fix yourself up with one of Our Second Nature‘s signature printed shift dresses for a fuss-free work look.
37. David's Daughter
Find fun, figure-flattering and timeless pieces at local label David’s Daughter‘s web store.
38. Design Orchard
Design Orchard brings together some of the best local brands in fashion, beauty and lifestyle to offer you even more variety when you shop.
39. Eden + Elie
Looking for jewellery with a modern-meets-traditional twist? Eden + Elie might have your answer.
40. Liz B
Another local jewellery label worth checking is Liz B., which has a wide range of easy and versatile designs you can rock at the office.
41. Lace & Ebony
Head over to Lace & Ebony for workwear that’s feminine and easy to match!
Find statement pieces without having to break out a second mortgage at Bythian.
43. Esse The Label
Easy, simple, and made from quality fabrics, Esse The Label has all your workwear bases covered.
44. Studio Emoi
Check out Studio Emoi‘s line of quirky jewellery, and pick one that serves as a daily reminder for you to “love” or “believe”.
45. Plain Supplies
Making timepieces for both men and women, find a new and chic timepiece at Plain Supplies.
Fashion industry insiders rave over Ayr‘s denim range, because it’s cut to fit perfectly, feels comfortable and can last through plenty of washes. They’ve got fantastic options that you can easily style for work.
47. Matches Fashion
On the surface, Matches Fashion seems like an unlikely place for affordable workwear. But dive deeper into their repertoire of niche, contemporary labels and you’ll find plenty of affordable buys at attractive prices.
Started by sisters Lucinda and Jolene Zhou, Ohvola offers shoppers a great selection of trendy separates that you can interject into your workwear.
49. All Would Envy
Be the envy of the office in when you’ve got a vibrant, effortless piece on from All Would Envy.
With good price points, a huge variety of cuts and sizes and different designs to match everyone’s style, there’s no denying that H&M is a great place to get workwear.
Helmed by mega influencer Yoyo Cao, you can expect to find super trendy separates hanging on Exhibit‘s rack.
52. Charles & Keith
This homegrown footwear label is already a household name, and Charles & Keith is known for its huge array of options that you’ll find suitable for the office. They also have a few online exclusives that you can’t find in their shops, so make sure you check out their website as well.
Known for making elevated basics, Everlane is your go-to shopping destination for classic pieces that are super versatile.
We love that Mango can take a fashion trend and distill it in a way that makes it still appealing without an exorbitant price tag.
55. The Thread Theory
When it comes to The Thread Theory, think pretty and feminine designs that you can always restyle for the workplace.
Additional reporting: Anne Tan/CLEO
This story was first pubilshed on January 5, 2017, and was updated on July 5, 2019.