14 tech, style, and lifestyle buys to add to your shopping list in October

Whether you’re in search of your next fitness accessory, an aromatic home fragrance to liven up the mood or your very own custom-built wearable art, AVENUE ONE’s rounded up some of the best picks for you to add to your cart in October!

Sneak a peek at some of these latest launches and deals, and snag them while they’re still available.

1. Garmin Venu Sq GPS Smartwatch

Looking to pick out a smartwatch? You’d be sure to make a good value-for-money choice with this new one from Garmin!

The Venu Sq and Venu Sq Music Edition are latest GPS smartwatches that combine daily style with powerful health monitoring and fitness features users have come to expect from Garmin.

With a sleek square watch face, bright colour display, and a battery life of up to six days, keeping tabs on your health on-the-go has never been easier; use it to measure breaths per minute, track blood oxygen saturation levels, review sleep stats, and more.

Music-lovers, rejoice! The Venu Sq Music Edition lets you download songs or playlists from Spotify, Amazon Music, and Deezer right to the wrist for the ultimate phone-free listening.

And the best part is that the Venu Sq is compatible with almost any smartphone – since it works with both Android or Apple devices.

The Venu Sq retails from S$279 – S$379, available in seven different colour combinations. Online purchase also available on Lazada, Shopee, and KrisShop.

Pre-order promotion! Be the first 300 to pre-order to receive a free exercise mat and additional Garmin nylon strap worth S$125. Subsequent purchases will receive the mat worth S$30, while stocks last.

2. GoPro HERO9 Black

GoPro continues to lead the market with the revolutionary introduction of one of its most advanced action gear yet – the newest HERO9 Black.

Featuring the addition of a new sensor that delivers astounding 5K videos, crisp 20 megapixel photos, and next-generation HyperSmooth 3.0 video stabilisation, this waterproof camera has everything you’d need to take pro-quality footage – now accompanied with a front-facing display.

The never-before-seen 1.4″ front colour display that keeps in view live previews and status modes enable users to take good selfies easily.

The rear display receives an upgrade as well with a larger 2.27″ display so you can view even the smallest of details on-the-go.

This state-of-the-art gadget also comes alongside the all-new Max Lens Mod, offering the widest-angle perspective yet on a GoPro. Shoot stunning images and videos at a mind-blowing 2.7K60 resolution with this handy device.

The HERO9 Black comes with a detachable lens function for the ultimate optimisation.

 

The HERO9 Black retails at S$680 online and at Courts, Best Denki, Challenger, Harvey Norman, TK Foto, and Sprint-Cass. 

3. Nordgreen Philosopher

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With a sleek classic Danish design, this timepiece is equipped with interchangeable straps so you can switch up your look effortlessly.

While the watch face has a clean, polished look, the wearable piece features an asymmetrical second hand that gives its understated style an outstanding edge.

Nordgreen Philosopher is available in cases and straps in silver, rose gold, gun metal and gold. It is also rain-resistant.

Nordgreen Philospher retails for S$303 and is available at the Nordgreen website.

4. Aurabeat AG+ Air Purifiers

We spend the majority of our day indoors. Be it in our cars or homes, it’s crucial now more than ever before to ensure that the air around us is clean, free of allergens, and most importantly, free of infectious agents.

Aurabeat has successfully developed the world’s first Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved air purifier and air steriliser, certified to eliminate more than 99.9% of Covid-19 particles.

Using world-class antiviral and antibacterial mechanisms, effectively reduce the risk of secondary infection and airborne transmission with car portable AG+ CSP-X1 (S$269) and Aurabeat AG+ NSP-X1 (S$1,099).

AG+ Portable CSP-X1 (S$269)

The AG+ Portable features a four-in-one efficiency air filter and three speeds to provide a coverage range of up to seven square meter – perfect for sterilising confined spaces like the office and car.

The Aurabeat AG+ on the other hand uses a three-stage disinfection mechanism to eliminate Covid-19 with a coverage range of up to 40 square meter, keeping your loved ones safe from the spread of airborne diseases within 30 minutes.

Aurabeat AG+ NSP-X1 (S$1,099)

Aurabeat AG+ products are available online, on Lazada, and at the Ante Shop (Level 3 of Takashimaya Department Store).

5. Lexngo Eco-friendly Sandwich Case

Not only are they stylish, reusable, and BPA-free, but these eco-friendly silicone sandwich cases are such adorable options for convenient for packing a quick bite – whether it’s at an outing when we make use of our SingapoRediscover vouchers or when we’re transiting back to the office.

Made compact and ultra light-weight, these cases are designed to fit snugly in your bag with a flexible cover that stretches securely over the container.

Measuring 16.5cm x 16.5cm x 5cm, this alternative to single-use plastics is non-toxic and long-lasting.

Available in green, pink, and blue, these 100% food-grade silicone and polypropylene containers retail at S$20 each online, at selected ToTT, The Social Space, and TANGS outlets. 

Promotion! From now till end September, enjoy 20% off with promo code SEPsandwich20.

6. Keith Haring x Kipling Collection

Wear a piece of renowned pop artist Keith Haring’s bold pop art, which is recognised globally for its unique style and messages of peace and love, with his newest collaboration with Kipling.

This collection includes striking prints and refreshing pops of colour against classic Kipling silhouettes, featuring the DELIA COMPACT (S$189) and full-sized SEOUL (S$229) backpack.

The Keith Haring motif is also incorporated into some of Kipling’s top-selling totes, fanny packs, duffels, and luggages.

CURIOSITY S (S$329)
FRESH (S$109) & NEW HIP HURRAY (S$89)
ART M (S$249)

Whether it’s for a day out with friends or at work, these iconic bags are a statement of inclusivity to be worn daily and loved for years to come.

View the full collection here

7. ByCanary Pearl Collection

We already know this – accessories can make or break a getup. Expand your collection of stylish fine jewellery without breaking the bank with ByCanary.

Launched as a sister brand of fine-jeweller The Canary Diamond Co, ByCanary is a brand new digital-first fine jewellery label with a focus on sustainability, covering from ethically sourced stones to recycled materials.

18K W/G Culture Pearl Diamond Pendant With Chain (S$900)

Some of their latest pieces include the Culture Pearl Diamond Necklace, set in a delicate 18K white gold necklace. Embellished with two stunning cuts of round diamonds, this versatile accessory exudes an aura of wisdom and prosperity.

If you’re looking for something more casual in appearance, the Mother of Pearl Diamond Earrings would instantly turn up the elegance factor on any outfit. Crafted with iridescent pearls and diamonds, pull your hair back to show these off!

18K W/G Mother Of Pearl Diamond Earring (S$3,200)

Finish off the look with matching 18K W/G Mother Of Pearl Diamond Ring (S$1,300) to rock the effortless yet sophisticated look.

This collection retails from S$900 – S$3,200, view more here.

8. Pomelo Fall Collection 2020

The largest collection of the season from Pomelo just dropped! And we’re loving the extravagant Victorian era aesthetic that’s awakening the modern-romantic in us all.

Expect to see dreamy dresses, elegant puffed sleeves, and feminine necklines carried by shades of pastel and sensual fabrics.

This 50-piece collection highlights a vibrant assortment of styles, all exclusively created by Pomelo’s in-house designers. Discover your own personal style with this highly-anticipated launch.

Pomelo Fall 2020 is available online, on the mobile app, and in-stores at [email protected] Prices start from S$24.

9. LIE x SocietyA collection

Inspired by the iconic architectural feat, Jewel Changi Airport, Korean Label Lie and SocietyA launches a limited-edition collection featuring a flurry of whimsical prints and feminine silhouettes.

Printed Dress with 3/4 Sleeves (S$659)
Off-Shoulder Top with Ruffles (S$459) &Metallic Tiered Skirt (S$469)

This urban eight-piece release reflects Jewel’s serene gardens and breath-taking waterfall in a form of floral prints and demure tailoring.

LIE designer Lee Chung Chung’s fondness for Singapore is undeniable in this capsule collection that embodies the perfect blend of nature and urban living.

One-Shoulder Dress (S$609)
Midi Dress without Detachable Cape (S$649)

View the full collection here. 

In need of more stylish fits? Check out some of the top picks shoppers have been adding to their carts all September!

TIBAEG Petit Dress (S$599) & PEGGY HARTANTO Antpitta Sleeveless Dress with Flap Detail (S$609)
SANS FAFF Darby Evening Dress (S$230) & SEAN SHEILA Linen and Cotton Blend (S$799)
SHIRT NUMBER WHITE Aurelia Shirt in Obsidian (S$209) & SANS FAFF Britt Playsuit (S$135)

Head over to SocietyA online or visit SocietyA’s flagship boutique at #03-14A Takashimaya S.C., Singapore 238873. 

10. SPUR Urban Mine September releases

Level up your shoe game with SPUR this September as the affordable Korean brand rolls out new quality kicks that pair comfort with fashion seamlessly.

Handcrafted in Korea, every pair of heels, sandals, and boots by SPUR is intricately designed with seven layers to bring the ultimate comfort to your feet.

Fit for work and play, wear these fashionable pieces everywhere!

Ribbon Strap Sandal in White (S$119)
Pentagon Belt Bloafer in Black (S$119)
V line Slingback in Coral (S$109)
Curve Line Sandal in Lavender (S$119)

View the full collection here or at SPUR Urban Mine’s store located at #02-26 Plaza Singapura, Singapore 238839.

Promotion! From now till the end of September, enjoy 20% off SPUR Urban Mine’s new arrivals and original price shoes with the promo code SEPT20. Enjoy a store-exclusive sale where you can get an additional 10% off, with 2 pairs or more!

11. Wear Your Own Art with LEGO x Levi’s collection

Playtime just got a new upgrade. In celebration of limitless imagination in the creative realm, LEGO and Levi’s have collaborated to release new LEGO creations, made wearable.

Vintage Fit Trucker (S$169.90)

From vintage Trucker Jackets to Levi’s iconic ’93 Straight Jeans to crewneck sweatshirts, customise your very own apparel and accessories in the form of wearable art through the innovative pliable LEGO baseplate – exclusively designed for this collaboration.

Made with silicone and sewn directly into some of Levi’s best-selling apparel, discover endless of options with easy-to-assemble tiles that snap snugly into baseplates.

You’ll spend hours creating your very own unique look!

Relaxed Hoodie Brick Built Hoodie (S$139.90)

The LEGO Group x Levi’s collection is available at selected Levi’s stores in Singapore including Bugis Junction, ION Orchard, Raffles City Shopping Centre, Suntec City, VivoCity, and online from 1 October 2020 onwards. 

12. New Balance x STAUD 327

We’re thrilled to share that New Balance and STAUD are back with another reinterpretation of the iconic 327 – just in time for fall!

Designed for the modern women who seek functional pieces that never compromise on style, this sneaker takes on a fresh neutral-toned shade that looks chic from every angle.

Dress them up or down, your choice!

The New Balance x STAUD 327 (S$179) will be available exclusively online

13. LOEWE Home Scents collection

If you’re in search of a gift for a buddy’s birthday or just something to liven up the dining room, you can be sure this range would make a good option either ways.

Spanish luxury fashion house LOEWE launches a new range of home scents this September, comprising candles, diffusers, and room sprays in its part-botanical garden and part-apothecary concept.

In collaboration with in-house perfumier Nuria Cruelles, this uplifting range boasts 11 alluring plant essences, all housed in aesthetically pleasing glass or ceramic containers that would add the perfect touch of elegance to any home.

Liquorice, Luscios Pea, Juniper Berry
Marihuana, Tomato Leaves, Oregano
Ivy, Cypress, Honeysuckle
Beetroot, Coriander (S$120)

Pick between your preference for rattan diffusers and aromatic home sprays, and then select a scent in your favourite form to add a cozy olfactory dimension to your rooms.

Psst, check out this cheeky Marihuana scent that we’re sure will make a great conversation-starter at (mini, of course!) house gatherings.

Marihuana Room Spray (S$140) and Tomato Leaves Rattan Diffuser (S$350)
Oregano, Juniper Berry, Cypress Balls scented candles (S$125 – S$520, comes in three sizes)

This collection retails at LOEWE Paragon and CASA LOEWE at ION Orchard from S$120 – S$520, view more here.

14. Artisanal Tea-based Rose Oolong Beer

As Mid-autumn Festival approaches, it’s time for our favourite moon-shaped treats and tea-appreciation sessions to make a reappearance. This year, celebrate it like never before with Sunbird’s newly launched tea-based beer!

Infused with a fascinating blend of tea leaves, the Rose Oolong Pale Ale is the ultimate luxury to sip on under the moonlight this eighth month of the lunar year.

With exquisite oolong tea leaves carefully picked by hand and a generous fruity harmony of floral and woody notes, this artisanal ale has an intense and well-balanced mouthfeel that washes down the rich decadence of lotus-paste mooncakes satisfyingly.

Exclusively brewed in limited batches, this special will be available in limited quantities while stocks last. The full moon pack of six retails at S$55. If you’re looking for a bit more variety, the mixed pack offering 12 beers (four Rose Oolong Pale Ale, two from each of Sunbird’s four collections) goes at S$78.

Pre-order online here. Free delivery for purchases of S$65 and above. 

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