Overhaul your wardrobe for less
THERE are a few tell-tale signs that you need a wardrobe overhaul.
If your closet is full and you have "nothing to wear", you've got a problem. And, if those clothes don't even fit you any more, it's time for an overhaul.
What you want is a solid range of clothes that you can mix and match easily, and works with your body and lifestyle.
There's no better time than now to take stock, thanks to the Great Singapore Sale.
Here are our picks of the best places to shop, thanks to their promotions:
What: Guys, spiff up your wardrobe with this British menswear label, established 110 years ago, which boasts some 50 shirt fabrics to choose from and offers different cuts for different body shapes, with a range of collar sizes and sleeve lengths. These allow the suave dude to look for those signature touches he loves.
Promos: Get 30 per cent off regular-priced items when you purchase two pieces, or 40 per cent off when you purchase three pieces. The offer is not applicable to silk knots, pocket squares and collar bones. Enjoy 50 per cent off regular-priced suits.
Cotton shirts cost between $109 and $139. Mix-merino-wool Saville Row cut suits cost between $1,008 and $1,448 for a set.
Offers available until Aug 11.
Get them at: Malls such as Plaza Singapura (#03-75), Suntec City (#01-336/337) and VivoCity (#01-190).
What: Women can actually buy half their bodyweight in clothes in a year. This means that there are probably pieces that can go, no? To replace them, stock up at these stores, known for trendy pieces adapted from the latest catwalk looks.
Promos: Get crop tops at $9.90 each (usual price $13.90 to $16.90) when you buy three.
Skirts and dresses cost $29.90 (U.P. $39.90) each when you get either two skirts or two dresses.
Offers available until July 16.
Get them at: Malls such as 313@Somerset (#01-21), Bugis Plus (#02-25/26) and Tampines 1 (#02-26).
What: Khakis are standard in every dude's closet. But how long have you been hanging on to the ones you've got? Get an update at this American brand, which boasts khakis that are super preppy, and come in cute colours like electric blue, apple butter and azul sea, as well as the usual black and gravel.
Promos: Get $70 off regular-priced pants. Receive an additional 10 per cent off your total bill when you spend $200 in a single receipt. Get a $20 cash voucher when you purchase a minimum of two items.
Offers available until Sunday.
Get them at: Malls such as 313@Somerset (#01-21), Suntec City (#01-333/334) and Plaza Singapura (#03-45).
What: Guys who need everyday clothing, know that this French men's-clothing retailer has an 80-strong design team that travels regularly to fashion capitals worldwide to seek inspiration. The result? Trendy products that are good for everyday wear.
Promos: Enjoy up to 50 per cent off selected styles.
T-shirts cost $24.90 each (U.P. $33.90 to $66.90), while polos are at $44.90 each (U.P. $53.90 to $93.90). Shirts and pullovers are $49.90 each (U.P. $56.90 to $109.90).
Enjoy $50 off all pants and jeans (U.P. $103.90 to $153.90).
Offers available until Sunday.
Get them at: Malls such as Jem (#02-10), Suntec City (#01-327/328) and Plaza Singapura (#03-41).
Jay Gee and Citibank card members enjoy an additional 5 per cent off sale items.