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The Ultimate Guide to Shopping in Palais Renaissance

Everything you need to know about the one-stop lifestyle destination on Orchard Road.
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The term gets thrown around a lot, but if there truly were a hidden gem on Orchard Road it would be none other than Palais Renaissance. Amongst the string of malls on Singapore’s world-famous shopping district, Palais makes itself an exception with its curation of distinctive offerings. These may range from high-end fashion and beauty to fine jewellery or even home and living, but the boutiques housed in Palais all have one thing in common: they cater to those with a discerning taste for luxury. 

Below, discover the medley of world-class brands and exclusive boutiques that define the one-of-a-kind shopping experience at Palais Renaissance.

DeFRED Jewellers (#01-02)

Exceptional quality, exquisite craftsmanship and outstanding service: these are the qualities that DeFRED Jewellers is renowned for. That, and their dazzling jewellery, of course. Founder and designer Fred Ho sets the bar high with his extensive knowledge on his craft and his commitment to delivering only the very best to customers — even if that entails travelling to countries Sri Lanka, Columbia and South Africa for that perfect stone. 

Speaking of the perfect stone, the gem that lies at the heart of DeFRED Jewellers' new offerings for the season is the ruby. With a rich, gorgeous colour that is both elegant and captivating, the scintillating gem is sure to make a powerful addition to your collection. 

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DrSpa® (#03-04)

The brainchild of Singaporean celebrity beauty mogul Georgia Lee, DrSpa® is the natural companion to DrGL®. Backed by 15 years of experience, you can expect a myriad of high quality treatments at DrSpa®, ranging from anti-aging and skin health services to massages and wellness programmes. These are provided by a panel of dedicated beauty specialists, trained to ensure the best service and results.

See it for yourself by trying DrSpa®'s award-winning Repair & Rejuvenate Skin Treatment, a facial that promises to brighten and deeply revitalize your skin from within for a dewy, glowing complexion. Plus, from now til 31 August, you can enjoy the treatment with over 80% in savings for an exclusive introductory price of $68, or $118 for 2 persons.

That’s not all: From now til 30 June, DrSpa® is gifting a deluxe-sized DrGL® Collagen Essence worth $78 with purchase of the new DrGL® Moisturiser Collagen Boost that contains 3X Hyaluronic Acid, sea buckthorn oil and algae extract to repair, nourish and protect the skin for an intense hydrating boost.

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H’AIR – Trichology by Leonica K (#03-08/09)
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H’AIR – Trichology by Leonica K is your go-to hair restoration specialist for all your hair-related woes, whether that means hair loss and common dandruff, or other hair and scalp conditions like alopecia areata and scalp eczema. Founder and trichologist Leonica Kei has almost 30 years of experience under her belt, and her treatment centre boasts a diverse range of haircare products that have been formulated and tested by experts.

This includes the Peppermint Shampoo, which nourishes and revitalises hair follicles to promote denser and healthier hair, and the Wonder Hair Mask, which repairs and strengthens hair structure, leaving hair with an immediate and long-lasting moisturising effect.

Maria Grachvogel (#01-07A)

British fashion designer Maria Grachvogel founded her eponymous label in 1994, and her cutting-edge designs have since caught the attention of stars like Victoria Beckham, Scarlett Johansson and Angelina Jolie.

Maria's goal is simple: to empower women and nurture their self-confidence. The designer achieves this easily with her flatteringly-cut creations that feature avant-garde prints, such as the Taryn Jumpsuit (right), which features a unique transformable top that can be styled as a cape over the shoulder or left swinging down the back. The brand's offerings are on view in only two locations in the world: the brand's atelier in Mayfair, and its boutique in Palais.

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medical aesthetics spa (uk) (#03-10)

medical aesthetics spa (uk) brings wellness to a whole new level with its stable of unique spa and facial treatments, provided by professional aestheticians.

One such example is the PDRN Skin Renewal Therapy, which takes years off your face. You must have heard of the treatment's key ingredient, PDRN, by now: harvested from salmon DNA, PDRN has proven to have an excellent effect on cell growth and tissue regeneration. The PDRN serum is delivered to your skin with non-invasive epicell boosters for stunning results: a brighter complexion, lightened pigmentation and healthier, firmer and moisturized skin. 

Mouawad (#01-01)

Looking for a shiny new bijoux or two? Stop by Mouawad, whose exquisite designs have delighted and adorned royalties and celebrities alike. The family business is built on over a century of excellence in its field, which is evident from the international brand's exclusive jewellery and timepiece collections. Whether you're shopping for objets d'art or magnificent haute joaillerie pieces, or even bridal staples like wedding bands, the house of Mouawad promises something that will pertain to your tastes. 

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Privé Aesthetics (#03-02)
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For all your skin, facial and body needs, just head over to Privé Aesthetics. The medical aesthetics centre's location not only boasts convenience, but it also offers customers their much-needed comfort and privacy. This June, the centre will offer a slew of quality treatments that are designed to keep you looking your best, such as the skin-tightening Elite Eyes treatment or the HydraFacial Essential Facetherapy, which deeply cleanses and hydrates your skin while you enjoy a soothing spa therapy.

Privé Clinic (#03-03)

Privé Clinic is probably your best bet against anti-aging. Led by the highly-qualified and extensively-trained Dr. Karen Soh, the seasoned team at Privé Clinic is primed to "insure" your skin through advanced, clinically-proven technology and medical grade products. This includes the Dew Drop Skinboosters, which boosts hydration levels deep inside the skin to increase its smoothness and elasticity, and the South Korean-favourite Rejuran Healer treatment, which regenerates skin cells to improve and heal damaged skin. 

Strange & Deranged (#01-06)

Strange & Deranged may be an intriguing name, but what's even more intriguing is the unique selection of offerings at the store. You'll be able to find everything from artwork and books to furniture and home decor, most of which are sourced from small European production houses and you probably won't be able to find elsewhere. Strange & Deranged places an emphasis on interior pieces that are steeped in tradition while fitting easily in modern homes. Just take a look at its new collection of Art Deco-inspired, handmade decorative mirrors and Crystal pieces that subvert the use of mirrors. Aside from these, the store also offers interior styling and consultancy services. 

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Yuli Inc. - Fine Jewellery (#01-08)
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If none of the readily available baubles that you've come across seems to satisfy your distinctive tastes, maybe it's time to drop by Yuli Inc. - Fine Jewellery. The bespoke jewellery brand specializes in modern, personalized bijoux that are designed in collaboration with customers and in-house designer, Jessie Foo. These one-of-a-kind designs are then brought to life by master craftsmen, who use high quality materials to carefully handcraft the exquisite jewellery pieces. It's little wonder why the brand's creations have been worn by the likes of celebrities Mariah Carey and Eva Mendes. 

If you're thinking of treating yourself to a shopping spree at Palais Renaissance, why not redeem some $30 Palais vouchers while you're at it with a minimum spend of $500?  

For each day between 8 June to 8 July 2018, the first 20 shoppers will be able to redeem the vouchers while stocks last using a maximum of three same-day original receipts. This is limited to one redemption per transaction, regardless of total spending. 

You won't have to limit yourself to just retail stores, though. Palais Renaissance also has a selection of great dining options that you can head to. Apart from PS.Café, why not try the edo-mae style omakase items served up by the seasoned Head Chef Tomoo Kimura and his team at Sushi Kimura? Or the healthy, "therapeutic" meals at the wellness-focused fine dining restaurant, Frunatic? You can also give Dad a pleasant treat this Father's Day by taking him to The Writing Club, Singapore's polished new whisky-library that houses over 500 labels of rare and collectible whiskies and spirits from around the world. 

Find out more at www.palais.sg or call 67376992. Palais Renaissance is located at 390 Orchard Road, Singapore 238871.

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