Singapore, 20 March 2013 – From the second quarter of this year, Paragon will be bringing in more exclusive and new-to-market brands to provide more retail choices for its shoppers.
New Fashion Labels at Level 2
ADOLFO DOMINGUEZ, a Spanish women's clothing designer known for the timeless beauty of his sleek cuts, will open his first flagship store in Singapore at Paragon in April 2013.
TRUE RELIGION will open its third standalone store in Singapore at Paragon in April 2013. The new store, modeled after the concept store in Japan, will be taking a lighter natural color palette with interior finishing comprising mainly of hand-hewn timber to give it a rustic character. Loyal followers of the brand can look forward to more premium offerings at the new True Religion store.
More Sporting Choices at Level 4
NAUTICA, a modern American classic, offers quality, design and value while capturing the essence of an active, adventurous and spirited lifestyle. Opening in early May 2013, the store will carry the latest range of men’s and women’s apparel and accessories.
More Buzz at Basement 1
CHALK FARM, known for its unfussy, elegant and welcoming cakes, will open its first store at Paragon in May 2013. The most popular items of the collection include carrot cake, whiskey & sultana cake, orange cake and red velvet cake.
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