Men often face the problem of not knowing where to shop, unlike our female counterparts who are experts in this field. Searching for stores that have what we are looking for can be a pain sometimes and it is a far cry from our usual strategy of getting in and out in the least possible time.
To make this necessary process as seamless as possible, here’s a list of 10 essential men’s fashion retailers in Singapore.
The Authority is a Singapore-based brand that was started to create a platform for men to discover and appreciate contemporary menswear styles. The clothes are inspired by a fusion of minimalist fashion as well as streetwear style that’s gained popularity in recent years.
It’s definitely a brand for those looking to sport a simplistic look that blends well with monochrome colours. As compared to famous streetwear brands, I would say it is pretty affordable given the quality that you will be getting.
If you are thinking summer vibes with a chic look, DUXTON offers well fitting garments for our tropical climate. Hailing from sunny California, this menswear brand settled on Singapore shores a few years back and brings with them a wealth of hot summer experience.
DUXTON offers some signatures such as the henleys, T-shirts and Hawaiian printed shirts and the unique breathable fabric made in Los Angeles for all their clothing is ideal for the humid weather in Singapore. If you are seeking a stylish summer look, DUXTON delivers.
ZARA is often overlooked by us guys as a place to get outfits, perhaps due to the fact that it is an international fashion brand and we tend to stay away thinking that the clothes cost a bomb.
In reality, ZARA actually sells high-quality apparel at a fraction of the price of those sold by top-tier brands. The popular company offers a wide range of clothing and accessories that keeps up with current trends.
From plain tees to patterned designs, you’re sure to find something that suits you.
Unlike the negative connotations that we tend to associate this word with, Depression is none of that as a fashion brand. This Singapore-based brand has been around for slightly more than a decade and is famed for infusing punk and street goth elements in a dark tone.
Depression has been supported globally with international stars donning their apparels like Adam Lambert and The Black Eyed Peas. Talk about global recognition from a small country? They got it.
This brand takes its apparel design inspiration from punk and goth. Offering a look that blends quality with cutting edge streetwear look, this Depression goes beyond just dressing in black.
Topman perpetually upgrades on its existing apparel lines, ensuring that it still remains one of the iconic brands that young adults head to.
Most guys have probably shopped at this retailer at least once before and it’s not hard to see why. From denim jackets and jeans to suits, the brand caters to guys looking to upgrade their wardrobes.
A point to note though – prices here are a bit steeper than other places but yes, you are paying for quality as well.
We all have that one guy in our group who will always stick to neutral tones when shopping. MUJI will basically be that guy’s dream store.
The Japanese retail company is mainly associated with household and lifestyle items, so you may be surprised by the range of fashion that it offers.
It’s also relatively affordable, similar to another Japanese retailer that we’ll get to in a bit. The natural and simple designs will suit those going for that minimalist look, and the fabrics used are very light and breathable – perfect for Singaporean weather.
With online shopping taking over the retail industry bit by bit, it is essential for us to know the best retail shops both offline and online.
Arcade is one to take note of, offering a wide range of timeless and stylish apparels. From basics such as T-shirts and shirts to bold accessories and suave suits, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Just be sure to know your measurements so you can get the right size delivered!
This online retailer boasts an extensive collection of menswear that will leave you with an abundance of choice. Filled with designer outfits, Mr Porter lets you in on the high life.
It might be a little pricey as compared to the others on this list, but if you are looking for outfits that are a little more luxurious, it’s a good place to start.
There are sales from time to time, so keep an eye out and grab the goods at a cheaper price where possible.
A favourite online retailer amongst millennials, ASOS is often a go-to due to the great mix of brands and in-house lines at awesome price points.
Every item is curated with the current trends in mind, ensuring that your look stays modern and fresh.
If you prefer a platform where you can take your time sourcing statement pieces at affordable prices, ASOS is the one for you. Plus, if your order doesn’t fit you, you can return stuff for free!
The final brand on our list is one for the trend-setters. Urban Outfitters is an American lifestyle retailer that’s been blending hipster culture and fashion effortlessly for years.
Offering edgy, fashion-forward apparel, it’s no wonder why the brand has stayed ahead of the game and its competitors. If you haven’t checked it out before, trust me, the site is worth a visit. Happy shopping bros!