Brands galore at new Westgate

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    Dec 06, 2013

    Brands galore at new Westgate

    IF YOU are looking for new and exciting places to do your Christmas shopping, you may want to check out Westgate, a new mall in Jurong East.

    Westgate, which opened its doors to shoppers earlier this week, houses more than 250 brands over seven storeys.

    Shops from premium brands include Swedish fashion brand COS, the higher-end sister brand to H&M.

    COS, which stands for Collection Of Style, is new to Singapore. It opened its first store in South-east Asia last month at ION Orchard.

    Fashion junkies can check out a temporary showcase by local shopping website Modajar. Westgate will also be featuring pop-up stores showcasing Singapore designers.

    These stores are set up for a limited period of time.

    Those looking for cosmetics and skincare products can shop at French label Yves Rocher. The brand is known for using plants and other natural elements in beauty products.

    Another French beauty brand shoppers can look out for is L'Occitane. This store will be its first one outside of town.

    Book lovers can check out the new Borders Singapore bookstore. The store, which is owned by Popular Holdings, stocks around 16,000 titles in genres including anthropology, fiction and comics. Music CDs and DVDs are available too.

    Shoppers can also look forward to events, performances and promotions to celebrate the mall's opening, which coincides with the holiday season.

    Stunt troupe Japanese Samurai Gangsters will take to the stage at the mall's basement two till Monday to entertain shoppers.

    On Dec 14 and 15, students from mall tenants Yamaha Music School and The Ballet School will be showcasing their artistic talents.

    Bjorn, an animated polar bear, will also be interacting with shoppers in an ice-sculpture environment at selected times from Dec 14 to 22.

    For more information, visit westgate.com.sg