Local Menswear Labels in Singapore

Local Menswear Labels in Singapore

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If you have been following our site or have read our About page, you will know that we strive to be a one stop resource hub for guys (or women) looking for men fashion related info in the context of Singapore.

Hence it will only be right that we create a comprehensive list of local labels that you can always come to for all of your men fashion fix.

We’ll add to it as more local labels emerge.

We recommend bookmarking it for your reference and convenience. Enjoy!




Pssst …. We are contacting some of these brands to work something exclusively for our readers.

Some of these awesome brands have extended discounts for our readers already (codes can be found below!).

More to come we hope.

This post consist of two sections, the first section will feature local men fashion labels while the second section is on brands with local flavours like lingos, common Singaporean slangs and daily expressions.

Hope you will find this list useful and helpful. Enjoy!

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>> Menswear

Sifr

logo_sifrOne of the pioneers of independent labels that also stood the test of time in the challenging men fashion scene of Singapore.

Sifr’s Flagship store PACT, located at Orchard Central is an interesting blend between Food, Salon, Apparels, Accessories and Furniture.

Or in their own words “ PACT is a network of spaces and cross-over interests rolled into one retail and F&B experience. “

Sifr is famous for their ultra-soft and comfy Pima Cotton tees. Not cheap for basic tees but definitely worth the investment.

>> Sifr’s Pima Tee is featured in our top 3 essential wear post here


SUNDAY

SUNDAYS-LOGO-2014-for-webOne of the pioneers in Singapore’s menswear fashion scene, SUNDAY seeks to capture the best season of Summer.

This Singapore based label stood the test of time, offering a wide range of tops and bottoms with variance between asymmetric designs and basic ones.

SUNDAY also produces bags, towels and fabric label patches (how cool is that).


Snort Label

Snort-Label-LogoKnown for their iconic wood buttons and Grandad/ Mandarin Collar shirt.

This local label bootstrapped their way into the Singapore’s menswear fashion scene and eventually established their presence by expanding into quite a number retail stockist all over Singapore.

They were featured in various newspapers and have evolved from a Shirts and Tees label to pants, cardigans, tank tops and bags.

Focusing on simplicity enhanced with details, Snort Label is famous for incorporating large iconic wood buttons in almost all their designs and collections.

Items we love: Henley Shirt, Grandad Collar Shirts

Exclusive 15% discount code – MWS15


Benjamin Barker

1448504236_Logo_Black_920_0005_benjamin-barkerKnown as the store with ready-made tailored-looking dress shirts for working adults, Benjamin barker quickly expanded their footprint across Singapore and is fast becoming a household name for working adults in Singapore.

Alongside their own products, their stores also carry brands with similar alignment to their offerings, which include suits, shoes and accessories.

Do also check out their multi-label concept store – The Assembly Store. Located at level one of The Cathay, this concept store is a result of partnership with various brands with similar style selection to bring a one of a kind shopping experience.


The Shirt Bar

tsb_logo1Similar to Benjamin Barker, The Shirt Bar produces ready-made tailored looking menswear at reasonable pricing.

We found this great interview The Shirt Bar founder had with NookMag. In essence, The Shirt Bar was born out of frustration of how big brands exploit the manufacturer as well as consumer where they force cost down (squeeze margin) and produce in large quantities (economic of scale) which mean consumers are wearing mass produced goods at a high price.

This led to the vision of The Shirt Bar to create and produce shirts that achieve a balance between price and value.


Faculty

Founded by President’s Design Award 2014 winner; Larry Peh, Faculty focuses on delivering high quality classic menswear items like plain tees, oxford shirts and denim jeans.

This label does come with quite a big price tag though.


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Quite a new kid on the block, The Authority carries menswear and selected accessories for males at a very reasonable price.

The label focuses on simple designs that seems to take inspiration from Korean fashion trend.

Do check them out at Orchard Gateway (opposite Actually, Level 3).


Library

*This brand is no longer available in Tangs*

A lot of people are unaware that this brand is actually a homegrown label that is exclusively sold in Tangs (both stores in Orchard and Vivo City).

Library carries a range of menswear and accessories focusing on office wear in particular.

They also make nice and sleek leather shoes, card holders and wallets.


>> Accessories

The Weekend WarriorThe Weekend Warrior SG logo

A local accessary label that sells handcrafted leather and cord bracelets.

Quite a few of our editors are a fan of this brand mainly because they are reasonably priced, simple to match, have no branding carved or printed on their items, and of course every item looks great!

To order, simply choose a ‘head’ of either a hook, an anchor or a knot. And match it with your color choice of leather or cord bracelet and you are good to go.

Sizes are adjustable to as long and as short as you want. Hence both men and women can wear.

Priced at $37 for cord version while $39 for the leather ones (Sweet).


Visual MassVisual Mass logo

This local eyewear label is a social company with a great mission to provide sight for the masses (hence the brand name). Visual Mass offers high quality (and great looking) spectacles at very reasonable price.

One pair of high quality, lightweight spectacle with prescription lens of any degree at $99 net – Say what?!

We first came across this brand at a local flea market where the Korean looking founder twisted the entire frame of the specs 180 degree without causing any damage to it.

What’s more, they are super lightweight, made in Korea and very fashionable.

A notable thing to mention is that Visual Mass makes a monthly donation to non-profit partners in terms of glasses and lenses. They also work hard to spread awareness on good eye care to those in need locally.


>> Printed Tees with local flavourSimitaiji-Brand

SMTJ

This cool label was founded by an adorable couple with background in design and art (Read their profiles here).

They started with a simple tee and extended their range to bags, oven gloves and more.

Item we love: SMTJ Iconic Tee


StatementStatement logo

One of the pioneers, if not THE pioneer of localized slogan tees.

Statement is famous for their boldness to design and produce tees that (as the brand name suggest) makes a statement.

We believe they are the brand that inspired countless number of local labels created based on the ‘local’ theme.

Items we love: Danger high Voltage Tee & Uh Uh Siol Tee


Temasek ClothingTemasek Clothing logo

Produces apparels and tote bags which carries a strong local flavour.

If you are looking for a conversation starter piece, this is definitely a label to shop.

Item we love: Seven Lontongs Tee & Xiao Ming Tee


>> Special mentionZha Huo Dian logo

Zha Huo Dian

Aka The Corner Shop, Zha Huo Dian (as the name suggests) carries all sorts of items from apparels to accessories to bags to old school toys to titbits to mini vending machines, you name it!

This shop doesn’t do much in promoting the store because word-of-mouth is all it needs.

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So there you have it, our (quite) comprehensive list of local labels to shop in Singapore.

Do also check out our list of e-commerce stores to shop online.

If you like this post, be sure to check out other Singapore related articles here.


How many of them have you heard or have personally supported?

Are there other local labels not listed but you feel the committee should know?

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