19 new launches to get your hands on and cart out this August

With 8.8 and 9.9 sales looming, now’s probably the time to dust off your online shopping skills with these new launches.

From alcohol mixers by Coca-Cola (yup, you read that right) and a watch fit for the upcoming National Day celebration to Rimowa’s first-ever sunnies collection, we’re sure these new drops will be tempting you to click that “add to cart” button after browsing this list!

So, get ready to bust out those credit cards and start shopping our round-up of all the latest drops we have our eyes on this month.

Personal care

1. Lux Botanicals Body Wash

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Image Source: @luxbotanicalsmy/Instagram

Now that we’re back to Phase 2 (HA), self-care is probably more crucial now than ever to keep our sanity in check and one way you can do so is by treating yourself to a nice bath after a long day with these new LUX Botanicals Body Washes.

Made with natural, sustainable ingredients that are all paraben, colourant, and silicone-free, this extensive collection is said to deeply cleanse, rejuvenate, and balance your skin’s moisture, leaving you with healthy and glowing skin that’s soft to the touch.

It is available in six different scents and benefits:

  • Skin Detox (Freesia & Tea Tree Oil)
  • Glowing Skin (Gardenia & Honey)
  • Bright Skin (Sunflower & Aloe Vera)
  • Skin Renewal (Fig Extract & Geranium Oil)
  • Skin Resemblance (Bird of Paradise & Rosehip Oil)
  • Youthful Skin (Pomegranate & Collagen)

In addition to body washes, this range also comprises anti-bacterial handwashes that remove 99.9% of bacteria while leaving your hands soft and moisturised with a hint of natural scents. It comes in two different scents and benefits: Skin Detox (Freesia & Tea Tree Oil) and Glowing Skin (Gardenia & Honey).

The LUX Botanicals Body Wash (450ml) retails for S$7.90 and can be found at Watsons, NTUC Fairprice, Cold Storage, Sheng Shiong, Lazada, and Shopee. Meanwhile, the Anti-bacterial Handwash (220ml) retails for S$3.50 and can be found at NTUC Fairprice, Lazada, and Shopee

2. Listerine Mouthwash

listerine new flavours

Add some fun to your oral hygiene routine with Listerine’s all-new fruity flavoured mouthwashes that are formulated sans alcohol. Choose from Pomelo & Passionfruit or Aloe & Cucumber that will taste oh-so pleasant in your mouth while the formula takes down all the bacteria from every nook and cranny.

The Listerine Mouthwash retails for S$6.90 and can be found at Watsons, Guardian, Lazada, and Shopee

Fashion apparel and accessories

3. Rimowa Foldable Sunglasses

rimowa foldable sunglasses

Dial up those summer vibes with this pair of futuristic-looking sunglasses from RIMOWA’s first-ever sunnies collection. The Foldable Sunglasses are made with RIMOWA’s trademark aluminium material, complete with laser-cut stainless steel temples. And if you can’t already tell, this good-looker is foldable so you can even fit it into your pocket if you like.

It’s available in three colourways that take after existing suitcase collections – Matte Black Front & Solid Smoke Polar Lenses, Matte Silver Front & Solid Green Lenses, and Matte Grey Mercury Front & Smoke Mirror Lenses.

The RIMOWA Foldable Sunglasses retail from S$480 and can be found at RIMOWA

4. Rimowa Crossbody Flap Bag

rimowa crossbody flap bag

A unique piece that would add an extra flair to any outfit, the Never Still Crossbody Flap Bag by Rimowa stands out for its unique look which showcases the debossed texture of the brand’s classic luggage, along with metallic hardware to show off the brand’s logo. Connecting the flap to the body of the bag is a gold magnetic buckle to keep all your belongings safe.

The bag comes in three distinct colourways for you to choose from: a classic black colour that will permanently join the collection as well as two limited-edition colours that will be available for a limited period only – Mango Sand & Gold (pictured) and Cactus Sand & Gold.

If you’ve got your eyes set on this new arm candy, mark your calendars as the full collection will be launching in mid-August.

5. Beyond The Vines Tote Bag

beyond the vines canvas carryall

After previously launching dumpling tote bags that won the hearts of many, Beyond The Vines is back with another functional yet aesthetically pleasing tote bag that you will fall in love with: the Canvas Carryall.

Lightweight, structured, and relaxed all at once, the bag comes with a double-lined base, multiple inner pockets to easily store anything you want to carry, and a snap button to keep all your belongings in place. It also comes with both short and long handles.

The Canvas Carryall 01 (smaller version) retails for S$79 and is available in indigo, natural, and sage, while the Canvas Carryall 03 (bigger version) retails for S$129 and is available in natural, charcoal, and navy. Find the Canvas Carryall in-stores as well as on Beyond The Vine’s online store.

6. Casio timepieces

gshock hana basara

If you’re a huge watch fanatic, this latest limited-edition Hana-Basara model from G-SHOCK may just pique your interest.

Designed to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the MRG-B2000, this model features delicate finishes and materials that are coated with the traditional Japanese Kurogane-iro (an iron colour) DLC coating. Accents of dark blue-green represent armours and swords, while brown ion plating (IP) is used along the rims of the case. The red face and green inset details add a hint of calm colours that are inspired by the elegance and beauty of ancient Japanese armour.

Apart from its exquisite and luxurious trimmings, the solar-powered MRG-B2000 is equipped with an auto time signal reception and BlueTooth connectivity to link to your smartphone.

The MRG-B2000 retails for S$10,588 and can be found exclusively at G-SHOCK MBS Premium and at the ION store. 

ndp special watch

To ring in our nation’s upcoming 56th birthday, you can consider getting the G-SHOCK National Day Watch instead that’s designed by Tobyato, our very own local Singaporean artist.

Reviving the look of the first analogue G-SHOCK AW-500, this AW-500BB-4EDR version is inspired by our national icon, The Merlion, and comes with a striking red watch band that has powerful white lion prints plastered all over it, finished with Tobyato’s logo. Additionally, the watch also comes with a special limited-edition box of the same design.

The National Day Watch will be available for purchase here from 1 August onwards as well as at all G-SHOCK stores. 

Homeware

7. Clair’s Air Purifierbhg air purifier

Want to invest in a purifier but don’t have space in your home to house one? Opt for the R3 Air Purifier from Clair’s.

This small but mighty gizmo can help filter out 99.9% of bacteria and viruses from the environment without taking up much space anywhere in the home.

The Clair’s R3 Air Purifier retails for S$119 and can be found at BHG stores and its online store

8. Mayer Disney Standing Mixers

mayer mickey mouse mini stand mixer

From refrigerators and air fryers to even toast makers, we are definitely not getting any shortage of Mickey Mouse collaborations. This round, you can look forward to a Mickey Mouse standing mixer by Mayer. Looking adorably chic in shades of red and black, this gadget is exactly what Mickey Mouse fans need to up your baking game.

The exclusive Mickey Heritage Collection II is available in both a Mickey and Minnie version and can be found exclusively at Mayer Showrooms, online, and at selected retailers such as Audio House, Best Denki, BHG, Courts, Fairprice, and Harvey Norman from 1 August onwards.

9. Pazzion x Chokmah Homeware

pazzion x chokmah homeware

DIY resin jewellery tray projects have been going viral on TikTok for some time now and if you’ve been wanting to get your hands on one, check out Pazzion’s latest collaboration with homegrown lifestyle brand, Chokmah.

The collection consists of the exclusive terrazzo-designed oval-shaped tray (S$38 each) in two colours: gold, black, and white (Pazzion’s brand colours), and pink, marble-style soap dish in blue (S$26), and a hexagon terrazzo milky yellow coaster (S$24).

You can purchase these trays at Pazzion

10. Dyson Micro 1.5kg Cord-Free Vacuum Cleaner

dyson vacuum

Weighing only a mere 1.5kg, extremely light yet powerful best describe the all-new Dyson Micro 1.5kg cord-free vacuum cleaner.

Specially engineered with small, tight spaces in mind, this small-sized vacuum cleaner doesn’t compromise on quality and boasts superior floor cleaning performance that provides filtration functions and no loss of suction.

What’s more, this powerful vacuum is one of the cheapest in the Dyson line-up, so it’s a great piece of Dyson technology to start with without hurting your bank balances. Find out more about the all-new vacuum cleaner here.

The Dyson Micro 1.5kg cord-free vacuum cleaner retails for S$599 and can be found at Dyson Demo stores at the Dyson Service Centre & Demo Store – Capitol Singapore, and at Dyson Demo Zone – Westgate. Alternatively, you can find it online at Lazada

11. Ruhens V Water Purifier

ruhens water purifier

After an overwhelmingly positive reception, Ruhens is now back with a new and improved water purifier with multiple new functions as well as a brand new Frosted Silver colourway.

Some key features include:

  • Multi-temperature convenience – Get cold, hot, warm, and room temperature water with just the touch of a button, and also access to five different temperature controls of -4 degrees, 27 degrees, 40 degrees, 60 degrees, and 87 degrees;
  • Tankless and compact – No additional tank is required for the machine to function, preventing bacteria from building up over time. Its slim profile also allows for it to fit into pretty much any corner of the kitchen;
  • Ruhens Filters – Rest assured that you’re getting access to clean water as the water purifier is equipped with a cutting-edge filtration system, a Micro Antioxidant Carbon Filter that reduces sediment particles, and a Nanofact Plus Filter that removes water contaminants such as waterborne micro-organisms, bacteria, and viruses;
  • Minimal maintenance – Having to constantly clean the water purifier would be a thing of the past, thanks to the intelligent design of the Ruhens V that features an automated sterilisation system; and
  • Eco-friendly  – A water purifier that’s not only good for the health but also good for the environment, the Ruhens V helps reduce power consumption by 30%!

The Ruhens V in Frosted Silver retails for S$2,599 and can be found at the Ruhens showroom. 

Sportswear and equipment

12. New Balance Fresh Foam Vongo v5

New Balance fresh foam vongo v5 new

Been looking to invest in a quality pair of fitness shoes to keep you motivated on your fitness regime? Stop the search, because the all-new New Balance Fresh Foam Vongo v5 will definitely fit the bill.

Equipped with a fresh foam midsole and a medial post, this ultra-cushioned shoe promises all-day comfort and stability with every stride. In addition to its striking colourways, it also comes with a breathable hypoknit upper with embroidery for extra zonal support.

Fit for any occasion and various forms of exercise, this pair is perfect for day-to-day walking, track workouts, long-distance running and everything else in between.

The New Balance Fresh Foam Vongo v5 retails for S$249 and can be found at New Balance Suntec City, Novena Square, Vivo City, as well as on the New Balance online store

13. Decathlon Domyo’s Sit Up Bar

decathlon sit up bar

Don’t like the idea of masking up when you’re working up a sweat? Just recreate a mini gym in your own home!

To get you started, snag this sit-up bar that provides you with a secure grip on your feet so you won’t have to trouble your family members to lend a hand during your workout sesh.

The Domyo’s Sit Up Bar retails for S$20 and can be found at Decathlon stores islandwide as well as online

14. Sweaty Betty Leggings

sweaty betty

Fitness enthusiasts now have another brand to add to the shopping list because British athleisure brand, Sweaty Betty, has recently reached our shores!

With a mission to create multi-sport, beautiful, and technical clothes that flatter every woman’s body, all activewear from Sweaty Betty combines body-sculpting technology with a fashion-forward aesthetic that anyone would love.

From their famous bum-sculpting leggings and luxe sports pieces made for every workout like running, yoga, and swimming to workout kits and accessories, you’ll definitely find something for all your workout needs here.

leggings promotion

Special promotion alert: To celebrate Sweaty Betty’s launch in Singapore, the flagship store is currently offering a 15% discount on your first pair of power leggings purchased from them. Plus, there’s complimentary monogramming service all year round too.

Also, keep your eyes peeled as Sweaty Betty is offering free in-store community classes that are suitable for women of all levels and abilities.

Sweaty Betty is located at ION Orchard, #03-01 and is open daily from 10am to 10pm. 

Tech and gadgets

15. Nikon Z fc

nikon camera

The all-new Nikon Z fc is a compact and elegant mirrorless camera that combines Nikon’s iconic design and heritage of the classic Nikon FM2, with the latest technologies.

Some key features of the camera include intuitive and tactile controls that allow you to seize and capture any moment in time. Also equipped with technology-friendly software tools, you can easily transfer images and videos from your camera to your smartphone in a breeze before going on to share your beautiful shots on social media.

Moreover, it comes in six different colours for you to choose from: white, sand beige, amber brown, natural grey, coral pink, and mint green.

The Nikon Z fc body retails from S$1,549. Find it at Nikon dealers and at the Nikon Experience Hub. 

16. Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G

samsung galaxy tablet

Get the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G that now sports a sleek and stylish metal finish, and is packed with a slew of fan-favourite features to help you WFH more efficiently. It also boasts a larger display, thinner and lighter profile, as well as a powerful 10,090 mAh battery that allows you to stream and do your work in peace without having to worry about charging it just a few hours in.

The all-new Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G is available in two colours – Mystic Black and Mystic Green. The 64GB, 4GB RAM model retails for S$898 while the 128GB, 6GB RAM model retails for S$998. Both can be found at major consumer electronics & IT stores, local telecommunication operators (M1, Singtel, Starhub), as well as online at the Samsung online store, Lazada, and Shopee.  

Additionally, customers who purchase the tablet from now till 22 August are entitled to a complimentary Galaxy Tab S7 FE 5G Book Cover and a 12-month Viu subscription that are all worth S$224 in total. If you choose to purchase the tablet from a Samsung Experience Store or the Samsung online store, you’ll get to receive a free Superstar Teacher digital learning voucher that’s worth S$300! Find out more about it here.

Alcohol

17. Lyre’s Ready-to-drink cocktails

lyre cocktails

Want to feel the buzz minus the hangover? Then, look no further than Lyre’s all-new alcohol-free cocktails.

The range features three different pre-mixed drink styles that are all crafted to look and taste just like your usual summer cocktail favourites. Pick from three different flavours – Gin & Tonic, Amalfi Spritz, and Classico, which are all vegan, nut and gluten-free, and ultra-low calories too (yes, each can contains less than 69 calories).

The all-new Lyre alcohol-free cocktails can be purchased by the can for $6.50 or by a pack of four for S$25 at Cold Storage Great World, Cold Storage Kallang Leisure Park and Cold Storage Plaza Singapura. Alternatively, you can purchase it online via Lyre in a mixed carton of 12 with four cans of each flavour at S$78 or in a case of 24 cans by flavour for S$156. 

18. Citadelle Jardin D’ÉTÉ

citadelle

Citadelle Gin is known for being the first-ever artisanal French gin brand and it’s now back with its latest addition that will remain permanently on the shelves – the Citadelle Jardin J’ÉTÉ.

Inspired by a French garden cultivated by Citadelle’s Founder and Master Distiller, you will be in for a tropical journey with a flavour blend of fruits, citrus, and herbs that give a truly aromatic experience with every sip. Drink it pure or mixed in with cocktails, or you can enjoy the Citadelle Jardin J’ÉTÉ with a lemon peel or a fresh melon ball on the side.

The Citadelle Jardin J’ÉTÉ retails for S$82 and can be found at selected Cold Storage and Market Place outlets across Singapore. 

19. Coca-Cola Signature Mixers

coca cola mixers

For years, we’ve been mixing Coca-Cola with rum, tequila, and whiskey but that will soon not be needed now that Coca-Cola has released its own range of mixers.

For the first time in 134 years, the brand has ventured into the world of alcohol and teamed up with some of the world’s best bartenders to enhance the formula with their signature expertise. The result is a series of four different mixers that are meant to go with your favourite type of liquor:

  • Spicy Notes – pairs beautifully with spiced rums, aged or gold tequilas, and spicy or sweet whiskies;
  • Smoky Notes – brings nuanced dimension to deep, spiced rums, and bold, premium whiskies;
  • Woody Notes – enhance the mellow wood and sweet tropical flavours of golden rums and smoky to woody whiskies; and
  • Herbal Notes – pairs beautifully with amber whiskies and most types of rum.

The Coca-Cola Signature Mixers retail for S$2.95 per bottle and can be found exclusively at Fairprice Finest outlets in Singapore. 

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