FASH SNIPS: H&M, DFS Galleria, Dior Homme, Valentino


Here are some stirrings in the fashion world that you would need, want and love to know about


With three new H&M stores opening at JEM, Vivocity and Suntec City, the H&M has exciting giveaways for early birds who queue up during the opening day of each store. The first to queue will receive a shopping gift card worth $250, second to fifth customers will get a $100 gift card each. Thereafter, the next 200 shoppers will receive a $20 gift card each. H&M in Vivocity opens on Jun 20 and in Suntec City on Jun 21.

DFS Galleria

Duty Free Shop (DFS) Galleria at Scotts Walk is having a sale until the end of Jun. Fashion brands like Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Chloe, Coach, Ferragamo, Gucci, Polo Ralph (women’s wear, men’s wear and children’s wear), Tumi and more are going at 30 to 40 per cent off on clothes, footwear, carriers and other fashion accessories. Locals can shop at DFS but are subject to GST.

Dior Homme

Dior Homme’s new Blacktie series boasts a minimalistic style with modern designs. Each style is shaped around a slim metal core, and handcrafted, thus providing a comfortable ultra-flat and ultra-light structure. The iconic “Dior Homme” metal cut signature is visible on the inside of the temples due to colour/crystal bi-layers for a sophisticated and high-tech personality. Sold at The Optique at Ion Orchard.


Valentino’s Fall/Winter 2013, features a palette that ranges from shades of blue, pale yellow, scarlet red and grey. Expect heavy luxurious fabrics such as wool/silk, chiné silk, alpaca, brocade and carpet. Inspired by paintings by Flemish masters, it shows a sense of detail, the pleasure of an aesthetic and cultural mix as well as a taste for colour.