4 Designed By You




Are you tired of blending in, do you want to stand out in the crowd and let the world see how unique you are?  Well, there are so many opportunities now for us to show our creativity and design unique one of a kind pieces for our wardrobe, beauty regime and add one of kind items to our lifestyle.  Here is our pick of 4 Designed By You creations.

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Unique Jeans by Jeanuine at Victor York

Singapore’s luxury tailoring brand, Victor York has recently partnered with bespoke French denim brand, Jeanuine.  This means that we can now find affordable fully customised jeans.  Did you know that some 1.2 billion pairs of jeans are sold each year worldwide, with discerning consumers increasingly seeking out more premium, bespoke denim options.  With Jeanuine at Victor York, there are countless customisable elements, including pocket design, thread colours and accessories, each pair of Jeanuine jeans can be modelled to suit an individual’s style, shape and personality.  We can customise and order online, but we also have the added option of checking out and touching the customisation choices as these are on display at Victor York boutique on Boat Quay.

We recently customised our very own pair of Jeanuine jeans using the Jean Maker web application and cannot wait to see the finished product – we could even have our name embroidered to the interior for a true show of unique creativity.  We will be sharing our experience of the customisation service by Jeanuine at Victor York soon!

For more information about Jeanuine, please click HERE and to see the online store of Victor York, please click HERE


Build your one-of-a-kind pair of Timberland boots

With Timberland’s new online customisation program, you can choose your favourite style from six Timberland models, including the ever popular classing 6″ boots, 2-Eye Boat Shoes and 3-Eye Classic Lug Shoes, to customise your own one-of-a-kind footwear.

From choosing the colour of the leather to the details of initial embroidery on tongue and heel, colour of soles and type of lace hardware, you can express yourself and your creativity in your very own rugged to refined style.

This brand new Design Your Own interface is now optimised for desktops, tablets and mobile phones.  You can also view the “DYO Gallery” and get inspirations from celebrities and fashion icons.

Design your own pricing details; women’s classic 6″ boots SGD$359, Women’s classic 2-eye boat shoes SGD$269.  There are mens, junior and youth styles available for customisation too.


My PEN My Style : Create Your Personalised Olympus PEN E-PL7

The highly-sought after and popular Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera now comes with the option to personalise and customise, with the My PEN, My Style service.  Customise from the body colour to the type of lens and accessories to express your style and show your creative flare.

From pink to blue to orange and more, the PEN E-PL7 Customisation has more than just colours to offer.  The variety of trendy strap options comes in fashionable floral prints and patterned shapes to give your camera character.  To complete the look, we can also choose from an assortment of exclusive leather camera bags from American Brand Jill-E, and even Cath Kidston pouches for the ultimate in style and protection for your PEN.

Not only are the colours and patterns catered for, we can also choose from 4 different types of lenses:-

  • Foodies will love the M.Zuiko Digital 25mm f1.8 lens that is for close-up shooting and also features the aperture setting of f1.8 creates a soft defocusing effect, allowing to capture tabletop shots where your food stands out even in low light conditions.
  • Adventurers who travel the world will need the M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5 -5.6 lens.  It is small, compact and lightweight, delivers perfect still images and videos with excellent image quality.
  • In Love with portraits, your ideal lens will be the M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f1.8.  Perfect for capturing perfect portrait shots, even in low light conditions, this is ideal for portraits against vivid contrast backgrounds.  Its ability to gather more ambient light also allow photos to be a more natural, pleasing image.
  • Fashionistas of the Selfie-nation need the M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f.18 lens that allows for tripod-free shooting in low light conditions and features a wide angle lens perfect for capturing ‘we-fies’ effortlessly.

This My PEN, My Style customisation service is exclusively available online at www.shopatolympus.com.sg, click HERE for pricing details.


Create Your Own Remedies with Neal’s Yard

Those of us familiar with Neal’s Yard will know that this company is UK born and was founded in 1981, working with aromatherapy at it’s heart, Neal’s Yard uses essential oils to create remedies to heal, relax and bring fragrance to our lives.  Now, we can actually create our own based on the scents we like and the essential oils we need in our lives.

The Create Range at Neal’s Yard is for us to choose a fragrance free base product (hair & body wash, bath oil, face and body lotion, ointment), add our chosen essential oils and blend to create our very own beauty and therapeutic range.  All products in the Create Range are ideal for sensitive skin, great for kids and teens and essential for those who want a customised product added to their bath and beauty routine.

Neal’s Yard Remedies can be found at Millenia Walk.  For more information and pricing, please click HERE.


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Clare Victoria...British born and a Yorkshire girl through and through, Clare left the familiarity of home many moons ago. Having lived, worked and experienced the highs and lows of being a foreigner in both France and Singapore, Clare has grown into a truly international lady. Her passion is writing about anything that will interest, enlighten and offer inspiration to her readers.

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