As November rolls around, there are plenty of new and exciting releases to keep you company. Whether you choose to indulge in a luxurious meditation with Loro Piana or slip into a new outfit of the day with the Janesuda x Pomelo collection, there’s something for you on this list.
Get ready to dive into these releases and treat yourself to something new this November.
1. Pandora Charms and Collections
Step into the wondrous wizarding world of Harry Potter with Pandora and their latest additions to this enchanting collection.
Adorn your ears with the Harry Potter, Golden Snitch Stud Earrings (S$99), a 14k gold-plated metal blend of intricate detailing that replicates the iconic Golden Snitch. Board the Hogwarts Express on platform 9 3/4 with the Harry Potter, Hedwig Spinning Dangle Charm (S$129), a unique two-toned metal charm with a spinnable function for some added fun.
Search for the Winged Key and unlock the door to the Philosopher’s Stone with the Harry Potter, Winged Key Pendant (S$149). The pendant incorporates a new enamelling technique for Pandora to create the effect of the stained glass wings for The Broken Winged Key.
Snap on the Harry Potter, Snape Doe Patronus Dangle Charm (S$129), a romantic and enchanting charm which depicts the silvery white guardian doe that protected Harry and details of the Forbidden Forest, along with the symbolism of Snape’s undying love for Lily, Harry’s mother, through the word ‘Always’ on the charm’s back.
Harry Potter x Pandora Collection retails from S$99 – S$149, and is available at all Pandora stores and estores.
As part of their Charms for change initiative in support of UNICEF to help create a brighter future for children around the world, Pandora is also releasing a limited edition ‘Dreams Of The Future Crayon’ Dangle Charm. The charm is also launched in celebration of World’s Children’s Day on 20 November.
The charm was designed to represent the spirit of children, who have the hope of living in a colourful world filled with opportunities for self-expression and access to quality education. To show Pandora’s support, they will be donating S$23.50 (15€) for every purchase of the charm to UNICEF’s programmes around the world.
Pandora ‘Dreams Of The Future Crayon’ Dangle Charm retails for S$99 and is available at all Pandora stores and online.
Embrace your individuality and creative spirit with the newly-relaunched Pandora ME Collection. Inspired by the fiery and bold spirit of the future of this generation, Gen Z, this collection is inclusive, diversified, and strongly driven by the power of imagination.
Straying from tradition, Pandora ME bracelets (starting from S$149) are made of link chains that feature two new carabiner clasps instead of the classic ball clasp for an edgier aesthetic. You can also add in styling connectors to break up the linearity of the chains, and customise the length of your bracelet.
Styling opportunities with this collection are endless, allowing you to play around with your personal style. Mix up the chain links for alternative styles, and even combine two or more bracelets for a choker necklace or stacked bracelet. Add the Pandora ME Link Chain Necklace (starting from S$179), Pandora ME Hoop Link (starting from S$69) and Pandora ME Link Earrings (S$59), and Pandora ME Styling Ring Connector (S$29) to your jewellery collection for more diversity in your style. Pandora ME Rings (starting from S$49) can be stacked and connected with the Ring Connector for an edgier way to adorn your fingers.
Additionally, attach stunning and unapologetically different medallions to your new accessories. Try the Pandora ME Medallions inspired by mythology such as the Pandora ME The Eye Medallion (S$69), or show your love for emojis with these eight new mini dangles like the Pandora ME Burning Flame Mini (S$59).
Grab Pandora ME Styling Word Links (starting from S$69) to represent your values and beliefs, and add some colour and fun with Pandora ME Styling Matte Ceramic Double Links (S$49), or choose some sparkle with Pandora ME Styling Pavé Double Links (S$69). Change up your style as you see fit with Pandora ME Styling Round Connectors (starting from S$49).
Pandora ME is available at all Pandora stores and online.
2. G-SHOCK The New Full Metal GMW-B5000TVA
The latest addition to the square full metal 5000 series in titanium, this series features watches which are inspired by the virtual world and aim to have a futuristic look. This new addition certainly achieves that and more with the laser-bored holes, which reveal the red-coloured resin components. The bezel and band of the watch also sport laser etchings of the model specification.
Made with titanium for a light-weight accessory, the diamond-like coating on its surface ensures wear resistance. Not only does the watch have a futuristic vibe, but it comes with the smart functions to match. Pair the watch with your phone through the G-SHOCK app for automatic time adjustment, world time setting, and plenty of other fun options for you to explore. Additional features of this watch include the original Casio Tough Solar power system, Multiband 6 radio wave reception, and full-auto LED backlight.
G-SHOCK The New Full Metal GMW-B5000TVA retails for S$2,259 and is available on G-SHOCK’s website only for CASIO ID members and at all G-SHOCK stores.
3. New Balance Singapore’s First Local Brand Lookbook Collection
New Balance has partnered with local brand Arcade Clothing, otherwise known as AforArcade on Instagram, for their anniversary collection titled ‘Flashback’. The collection is reminiscent of 90s retro fashion with its bright colours, raglan tops, and denim bottoms. The outfits are paired with the New Balance 237 for a retro vibe with modern style in a versatile look.
With the same shared spirit, this collaboration hopes to push more individuals to be Fearlessly Independent, and take the road less travelled. Explore the collection and embrace your own Fearlessly Independent spirit in 90s fashion.
New Balance 237 retails for S$119 and is available at all New Balance Experience and Lighthouse stores, Limited Edition Stores, Zalora.com, and newbalance.com.sg.
Arcade Clothing’s Flashback collection is available on their website.
4. Marks & Spencer Lingerie Collections
Marks & Spencer has been delivering stylish and innovative lingerie for over 95 years for all women, and these new collections promise to deliver the same comfort and style. No matter your size or fit, you’ll find the perfect lingerie or sleepwear outfit for you.
The Archive embroidery is a collection that was inspired by the past and given a modern twist. If you’re a fan of lace, check out this collection for contemporary lace bra styles and matching knickers with vintage-inspired designs. The vibrant colour combinations are sure to spice up your lingerie drawer.
Strike a confident pose with the Boutique collection, a range of modern and fun lingerie that is sure to boost your confidence. Comfortable fabrics for you to feel as good as you look are combined with embroidery, flirty frills, bold colours, and playful prints for a special addition to your lingerie collection.
For a more flexible fit, Flexifit™ garments will guarantee you comfort and style combined with a functional yet stunning touch for your wardrobe. The 360-degree stretch fabric moves with you for more freedom, and the shades of soft antique rose and seasonal shades of Bordeaux with playful star prints and slogans are sure to catch anyone’s eye. Try on the Flexifit™ velour loungewear in super-soft fleece for some stylish and comfortable lounging.
Fans of vintage styles will fall in love with The Rosie, available exclusively for M&S Autumn lingerie collection. It features stunning vintage-inspired rose floral details against nature-inspired colours, perfect for any season. Slip into the Jacquard silky pyjamas or delicate nightdresses, or try the luxurious long soft fleece gown with a cosy hood for extra warmth.
Marks & Spencer Lingerie Collections is available on their website, and prices start from S$42.90.
5. New Balance x Stone Island RC Elite
Stone Island is bringing you a reimagined version of the innovative RC ELITE v2 racing shoe this November. The 3D designs provide extra dimension and style, with the New Balance graphics being printed on the right foot, and the Stone Island Compass logo on the left.
A highly breathable and race-ready shoe, the midsole combines lightweight FuelCell technology and a full carbon fibre plate for the highest energy return to allow for faster running. The shoe also features a midsole cutout for weight reduction and plate visibility, as well as a perforated outsole for further reduced weight and increased traction. The RC Elite allows you to hit the ground running without hindering any movements or limiting your speed.
6. AKINN x Inch Chua Collaboration
The unique collaboration between local design label AKINN and performing artist Inch Chua delivers to you a fashion capsule collection titled AKINN 2.4: Kind Earth, which, as the name suggests, is focused on the message of sustainability. This collaboration is also in line with earth-lover Inch Chua’s latest single, trees.
The collection features 11 timeless pieces, and is centred around earth-friendly fabrics such as viscose, tencel, and cotton. The garments are in natural, earth-tone shades, such as Emerald and Brick. Step into nature with garments inspired by Mother Nature, such as the Emerald Maxi Dress with Twisted Shoulder Strap (S$189) or the Cocoon Shape Shell Top (S$169).
AKINN x Inch Chua Collaboration AKINN 2.4: Kind Earth is available for S$169 to S$289 on AKINN’s website, as well as in at the AKINN showroom, Design Orchard, and Trixilini.
7. Loro Piana x Hiroshi Fujiwara
A collection of firsts, this collaboration combines streetwear fashion with luxury elegance for a genderless capsule collection. This is not only Loro Piana’s first ever partnership with another brand, but is also the Japanese artist Hiroshi Fujiwara’s first time using his own name in a collaboration.
The collection comprises of 10 minimalist and clean looks, such as a versatile reversible bomber jacket that converts into a blazer, and a playful graphic t-shirts which feature the vicuña and the goat. These animals are two of some of Nature’s most regal animals, and are signature to Loro Piana’s branding.
The garments are made with Hiroshi Fujiwara’s signature colour palette of navy blue, black, charcoal, and white; while Loro Piana’s Tasmanian Super 150’S Wool™ and Baby Cashmere™ materials ensure quality and comfort.
Loro Piana Featuring Hiroshi Fujiwara Capsule Collection is available in select Loro Piana boutiques worldwide.
8. Perk By Kate Collection for Breast Cancer Recovery
Designed specially for women recovering from a mastectomy or breast reconstruction surgery, Kate worked closely with breast reconstruction surgeon, Dr. Chia Hui Ling, a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at SW1 Plastic Surgery Clinic, to launch a six-piece collection that would be suitable for post-surgery women.
She also worked with her customers who survived breast cancer and took their feedback into consideration. The bras have a front-hook mechanism so that it is easier to put on or remove with limited arm movement after surgery. It also allows for easier access for wound care.
The soft, breathable fabrics such as cotton and microfibre provide extra comfort and a cooling effect, while the thicker straps and wider side panels provide good lower breast support, where it is needed, and extra support and pressure overall. The bras are also designed with roomier cups and adjustable straps to make room for any post-surgery swelling.
The Revive Soft Bra incorporates Kate’s signature lacey touch to give some confidence post-surgery, and The Essential Recovery Pyjama Set is made with cotton jersey for maximum comfort, and has lace trims finish and front-button closure for a functional, stylish, and feel-good set of sleep wear or lounge wear.
Perk By Kate’s Recovery Collection retails from S$69. However, their manufacturing workshop was on a two-month lockdown, and the launch has been delayed. Email [email protected] to register your interest and be informed once the collection hit stores.
9. Strathberry Autumn/Winter 2021 Collection
Strathberry’s Autumn/Winter 2021 Collection has a strong sense of sophistication and is all about empowering womanhood. Having officially launched on Closet, Strathberry is delivering modern, handcrafted premium leather bags with this new collection.
The collection promises effortless opulence with a hint of 1950s glamour, as seen from the Strathberry Crescent Shoulder (S$1,255). This bag takes a contemporary twist on the iconic Strathberry bar as it now features an elegant arc. A simple yet playful shoulder bag, it is the perfect companion for work or casual outings.
For a more retro style, the Strathberry Trinity Mini (S$835) has multicoloured leather panels for a fun and modern touch. The design includes the signature Strathberry bar, and has multiple wear options for you to either carry by the top handle or by an attachable long leather strap. Available in four different colours, the Trinity Mini will elevate any outfit.
10. Janesuda x Pomelo Collection
In an exclusive brand collaboration with Thai designer Janesuda Parnto, Pomelo launches a versatile 26-piece collection that looks to capture the essence of home, whether it be a person, a feeling, or peace of mind. With pieces ranging from resort wear to evening wear, this collection is perfect for any occasion.
The unique style and designs across this collection is visible in its floral prints, lace patchworks, and even includes customised cotton eyelets. This collection is made more special by using sustainable cotton fabric sourced by Members of The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), the world’s largest cotton sustainability programme.
Janesuda x Pomelo Collection is available on Pomelo App for both Apple and Android phones, online, and in-stores. Prices start at S$54.90.
11. Baget Pretty Pleats
Homegrown brand Baget brings to you their second launch – Pretty Pleats – featuring fashionably casual, day-to-day bags with pleated details. The Philio Bucket Bag (S$45) is a faux leather bucket bag and the Penny Tote Bag (S$30) has a drawstring for added security. We have our eye on the tote bag, which looks chic yet relaxed – perfect for a laid-back look.
Home and living
12. Philips All-in-One 8000 Series
If you find ironing your clothes a hassle, this product is for you. The Philips All-in-One 8000 Series is designed for today’s fast-paced life, and does not require an ironing board or separate steamer. A convenient product, it heats up and is ready for use in just 90 seconds, while its professional Dual Heating technology ensures a stream of powerful and continuous steam instantly.
The gadget completely combines steaming and ironing with its integrated multi-angle board, which allows you to pivot it to any position to iron even the most hard-to-reach areas. The OptimalTEMP heated steam plate protects even your most delicate fabrics, and promises no burns on your clothing.
In addition to de-wrinkling and refreshing your clothes, the steam removes odours while also killing 99.9% of bacteria and dust mites. The De-Calc Technology ensures that scale is prevented from building up, ensuring a longer product lifespan.
13. IKEA KARISMATISK Collection
A bright and colourful collection in collaboration with iconic British fashion and textile designer Zandra Rhodes, KARISMATISK is fierce and fabulous. Decorate your homes with unique and vibrant accessories that celebrate self-expression and functionality.
Let your home be as bold and unique as Dame Zandra Rhodes, and fill your room with her iconic pink colour and playful prints in the form of cushion covers, throws, boxes, vases, and plenty of other home accessories. Have fun as you decorate with these colourful pieces, and let them lift your mood the moment you walk into the room.
The iconic IKEA FRAKTA bag also receives the Zandra Rhodes treatment, and gets refashioned in flamboyant pink and eye-catching frills – a perfect synergy of IKEA and Zandra Rhodes.
IKEA KAEISMATISK is available at IKEA Tampines, IKEA Alexandra, and online, and prices range from S$1.90 to S$199. Purchase is limited to two pieces per customer.
14. Zappy Insect Repellent Spray (Odourless Protection)
Protect yourself and your loved ones against pesky mosquitoes with Zappy’s all-new Insect Repellent Spray. Its DEET and alcohol-free formula offers up to five hours of odourless protection that is ideal for outdoor use. Effective against Aedes mosquitoes, sandflies, and other stinging insects, the versatile product is also safe on the skin and for children.
15. Skin Inc’s Embrace Collection
Embark on a journey of self-care and self-love with Skin Inc’s Embrace Collection. This collection aims to inspire everyone to realise their own beauty and be confident in their own skin. Choose from the Kimono Robe (S$68), Muslin Cleansing Cloth (S$22), and Anti-Blue Light UV400 Glasses (S$78) to enhance your work-from-home lifestyle.
Work out with the Knotted Headband (S$18) and Yoga Towel (S$58), or protect your skin from harmful rays when you get some fresh air with the UV50+ Sun Protect Umbrella (S$28). Use the multi-functional Embrace the Rhythm Furoshiki Cloth (S$58) as a scarf or sustainable gift wrap, and be eco-friendly while you’re at it.
Skin Inc’s Embrace Collection is available online and in concept stores.
16. Sennheiser CX Plus True Wireless Earbuds
Sennheiser brings to you their new CX Plus True Wireless earbuds for a true wireless listening experience. With Active Noise Cancellation, effortless smart interaction, and a sleek, ergonomic design for all-day comfort, what more could you ask for from a pair of earbuds? The earbuds also come with a Transparent Hearing function that allows you to tune into external sounds with just one tap.
The dual mics ensure that the earbuds are able to pick up your voice clearly for any work-from-home meetings you might be having, and its intelligent Smart Pause means that the earbuds automatically pause upon removal from your ears, and instantly resume once plugged back in. The earbuds are also designed for independent use, meaning you can use them either individually or as a pair.
With customisable touch controls and up to 24 hours of playback time and on-the-go charging, these compact earbuds fit smoothly in your ear for the best listening experience and maximum comfort for all-day wear.
The new CX Plus True Wireless Earbuds will be available in stylish matte black or matte white and retails for S$259 on the Sennheiser web shop, brand store at Marina Square, and all authorised Sennheiser retailers.
17. Redmi Buds 3
Xiaomi has recently announced their latest wireless earbuds, the Redmi Buds 3, and they are now available in Singapore. These earbuds have a half in-ear design which is incredibly light-weight, weighing only 4.5g. This offers its user more comfort for a longer wear, and the buds come in a stylish and compact case.
A single charge allows for up to five hours of listening time and up to 20 hours when coupled with the charging case. The case also features fast charging, as you can get up to 90 minutes of listening in one use with just a single, 10 minute charge. Redmi Buds 3 has a dual mic with Echo Cancelling and Noise Suppression Technology for you to answer any Zoom call on the go. They are also waterproof and dust and water resistant to accompany you through wind, rain, and workouts.
Food and Beverages
18. Hendrick’s Limited Edition Lunar Gin
The second release from Hendrick’s Gin’s Master Distiller, Hendrick’s Lunar Gin is a small-batch, limited release gin that has an intriguing combination of refreshing, warm, and floral notes.
The gin was designed to be enjoyed and shared with your friends and family as the sun sets and the moon rises, and provides the perfect beverage for when you find yourself in a contemplative mood. The gin has a rich aroma of specific flowers that only release their scent in the night, as well as a refreshing burst of citrus accompanied by a warm balance of spices.
Hendrick’s Lunar Gin is now available at Cold Storage and will be rolling out in the coming weeks across participating retail outlets and local partner bars such as Jekyll & Hyde, Birds of a Feather, and 51 soho. Grab special cocktail bundles from Cellarbration, Lazada, and Shopee, or purchase a bottle from Cellarbration instores. Hendrick’s Lunar Gin bundle with Tonic water is also available on Lazada and Shopee.
19. The Glen Grant – The Dennis Malcolm 60th Anniversary Edition Whiskey
A tribute to the legendary 60-year career of master distiller, Dennis Malcolm, one of the longest standing master distillers in Scotland. With such a significant meaning, the single malt whiskey is limited to 360 bottles worldwide, with 270 bottles allocated to Asia, and 10 of these are allocated to Singapore.
This spirit has been aged for 60 years, and was selected from the rare Oloroso Sherry barrel No. 5040, which was filled on October 21, 1960. Its deep chestnut colour has an aroma that starts with notes of vibrant Seville orange, which then gives way to the rich notes of fruit and nuts, including apricot, peaches, raisins, pecan nuts, and a slight hint of cigar smoke.
The rich and fruity taste has a beautiful balance of dark chocolate layered with treacle toffee, and has elements of a liquid fruit cake. Such a special liquid also deserves a decanter of equal significance, and its decanter is made from hand-blown crystal glass. It comes in an elegant presentation case made from sustainable walnut, and each decanter has over 15 hours of expert craftsmanship put into it.
The Glen Grant – The Dennis Malcolm 60th Anniversary Edition Whiskey is available in select markets across Asia.