High-end fashion boutique Closet opens in Scotts Square
Closet, a premium multi-label boutique offering new-to-market and exclusive European and American brands, has opened at Scotts Square on Scotts Road.
Set in a luminous and luxurious box of marble, chrome and glass, the 1292 sqft boutique Closet was designed by an Italian architect duo. It offers a quality selection of shirts, jackets and pants for men from premium Italian brands; dresses, skirts, casual jackets and denims for women from US and European brands; and accessories, including bracelets, rings and cufflinks.
The store has sought out fine Italian menswear labels highly sought after in Los Angeles and Japan and seen on celebrities, footballers and bon vivants:
- Finamore, founded in 1925, is the second oldest shirtmaker in Naples, its hallmark a focus on handmade details. The shirts are still hand-sewn and every part of the shirt, from buttonholes to the sleeve and collar, are hand-stitched to ensure the the perfect shape and fit.
- Founded by Luigi Lardini in the 1970s, premium Italian brand, Lardini manufactures premium menswear for other labels. Now it has launched its own lines. A distinctive lapel flower, which takes its cues from the pins of the Seventies’ nouvelle vogue, has become an instantly recognisable symbol for Lardini’s classic contemporary style.
- Designer, Gabriele Pasini expresses an elegant and multifaceted style, yet is best known for his signature three-piece suits, enhanced by skilful cutting and the finest fabrics, that are available exclusively at Closet.
The womenswear section of Closet features highly wearable, timeless pieces from contemporary American brands:
- Launched in 2008, American denim brand Current Elliott reworks denim classics with its unique approach of blending vintage with modern silhouettes to create tailored, timeless products. Widely known as the forerunners of the boyfriend jean and a brand defined by authenticity and sophistication, Current/Elliott’s past collaborations include Marni, DVF, Mary Katrantzou, and most recently Charlotte Gainsbourg.
- Equipment, launched in 1976 in Paris by Christian Restoin in Paris, is a recognised name worldwide for its men-inspired shirts that cater to the modern women.
- Launched in 2001 to cater to the savvy, fashion-minded woman, Joie draws influence from vintage creations while keep a fresh perspective to fashion. Offering easy-to-wear and comfortable styles with the occasional unexpected luxe detailing or a mix of bohemian and French chic aesthetics, Joie’s concept of “Casual, Comfortable and Luxurious” makes its pieces versatile enough for lazy days out in the sun or saucy cocktails in the evenings.
- Milly’s designer, Michelle Smith, mixes classic silhouettes by merging American sportswear influences with distinctive Parisian atelier techniques. Bold, innovative yet with a feminine edge, Milly has become a cult favourite with Smith’s eye for detail, use of luxurious, cutting-edge fabrics and precise tailoring. Milly’s celebrity fans include Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce and Solange Knowles, Kristen Wiig, Emily Blunt and Amy Schumer.
- Crafted with gold, platinum and embellished with diamonds and gemstones from added sparkle, American jewellery line, Hoorsenbuhs, is founded on a simple, signature tri-link that has become the trademark chain motif of the brand. Launched in 2005 by designer Robert Keith, Hoorsenbuhs’ definitive timeless appeal has made its pieces a favourite among numerous star icons, including Rihanna, Pharell Williams, Kanye West, Charlize Theron and Mary Kate Olsen.
Apart from the above showcase labels, Closet also retails a selection of leather goods, eyewear and footwear from selected luxury brands.
Stock from the brands is replenished monthly, with plans for new exclusive labels and more variety in terms of styles. Closet sells men’s shirts from S$390; suits from $2100, women’s tops from $280 and jewellery from $710.