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Here’s where to shop and what to do this July 2023

Coming off the mid-year holiday season and looking for new and exciting things to do this upcoming month? If you’re like us and missing the holidays already, here are some much-deserved perk-me-up ideas to rejuvenate your spirits this July.

Finally launched in Singapore, find the world’s first fried ice cream brand at Jewel Changi Airport. Hailing from Taiwan, Frozen Heart’s innovative delicacy delights all dessert lovers with a symphony of flavours and textures as they combine crispy fried coatings with the creamy indulgence of ice cream. Made with high-quality milk toast and gelato from the finest ingredients, go for classic favourites like Vanilla and Swiss Chocolate, or premium flavours including Apple Flavoured Blueberry and Aurora Starry Sky. Looking for gelato in a cup? Their range of Gelato Cups boasts flavours like Pistachio and Rose Litchi.

争鲜GOGO is expanding its presence in Singapore with the opening of its 11th outlet at AMK Hub on Jul 21. With over 67 varieties of sushi, sashimi, maki, bentos, and more, there is something for everyone. What sets this outlet apart is the introduction of Chawanmushi and Miso soup for on-the-go consumption. In addition to the individual items, 争鲜GOGO also offers party platters suitable for different group sizes, including the Salmon & Gunkan Bento and Assorted Sushi Bento. To celebrate the opening of their new outlet, a special promotion of 20% off selected items will be available from 21 to 23 July 2023. 

Introducing the Barbie® x Kipling collection: an exciting collaboration featuring effortless everyday styles. This stunning collection includes eight bags and two bag accessories, all radiating optimism and freshness with their Barbie pink color and shiny glaze finish. Notable details include a silicone Barbie logo tag and a Barbie doll wearing a pink jacket hanging from the handle. The beloved Kipling monkey charm is covered in Barbie-pink fur. This collection launches exclusively on Lazada Singapore on July 13-14, 2023, and will be available from July 15 at official Kipling boutiques. 

Introducing the new Cetaphil Hydrating Foaming Cream Cleanser, a groundbreaking product that combines cleansing and hydration. Formulated with moisturizing ingredients like aloe vera, this cream-to-foam cleanser effectively removes dirt, oil, and makeup while providing intense hydration. Suitable for all skin types, it maintains moisture and soothes the skin, preserving its natural barrier and pH levels. Experience the transformative power of the Cetaphil Hydrating Foaming Cream Cleanser for healthier, radiant skin.

Known for their commitment towards highlighting social issues and engaging the public on mental health in children, Gateway Theatre furthers their mission to touch the lives of young ones with their latest production, When Sadness Comes to Call. The engaging 30-minute play is specifically made for very young children, adapted by MySuperFuture Theatrical Productions from a children’s storybook of the same title by Eva Eland, the non-verbal performance looks to foster meaningful conversations about emotions in a vibrant and interactive setting. The Gateway Kids Club will also be continuing its weekly storytelling sessions that tug at the heartstrings of both the young and old – now with a new monthly session in Mandarin added to the schedule as well.

Conveniently located next to Havelock MRT station, indulge in the hotel’s ultra affordable high tea set promotion this season. Available every weekend, head over to enjoy your choice of premium tea or freshly brewed coffee with highlights such as their Strawberry Mousse ShootersMini Cheese Cake, and delicate Macarons alongside savouries like Smoked Salmon TartareSignature Chilli Crab Shots with Mantou, and Beef Rendang in Butterfly Bun.

Organised by Action for Singapore Dogs, their signature Jazz For Dogs fundraising event is back for its third edition this year. Reaching out to the public through jazz music, the campaign hopes to raise awareness for stray dogs. Happening next month on Aug 20 at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, show your support by placing your orders for their Picnic Pack for 2 now. Each pack will include wine, drinks, sandwiches, sweet and savoury finger food, a Jazz For Dogs picnic mat, and a limited edition bandana for your fur kids. Pamper your dogs even more on this picnic by opting to order human grade cooked meals lovingly prepared by Furry’s Kitchen.

Following the much-anticipated highly successful arrival of the popular Japanese doughnut store in Singapore, Mister Donut unveils their second local outlet at Velocity @ Novena Square. More than just a doughnut kiosk, the new outlet will feature a café that serves up freshly brewed coffee and tea to enjoy alongside their famed doughnuts. Fans will still find their signature Pon De Ring glazed mochi doughnuts, the Singapore-exclusive Strawberry Chocolate and Pon De Ring Chocolate doughnuts, as well as the brand’s other stellar creations there. Opened on Jul 06, mark your calendars and look forward to an opening special lucky draw with prizes that include limited edition Mister Donut mugs.
Oatbedient from Singapore enchants with oat milk beverages, pledging no fillers or junk. Their powdered oat milk series and new ready-to-drink options captivate taste buds, free from unpleasant ingredients. Three irresistible flavours – Oat Milk, Chocolate Oat Milk, and Oat Milk with Oats & Chia Seeds – deliver wholesome goodness in travel-friendly sachets. Savour velvety sweetness and smooth texture. Relish decadent cocoa with Chocolate Oat Milk. Oatbedient’s Barista series offers creamy oat milk for coffee lovers. Convenience and rich flavours await in 1-liter and 6 x 250ml packs. Grab yours at the website or select retailers like 7-Eleven, Cold-Storage, Sheng Shiong, and more.
SkinInc’s DeepCare O2 Hydro-Facial Pore Refiner is a cutting-edge skincare product designed to deliver remarkable results for achieving clearer, smoother, and more refined skin. This innovative formula combines the power of oxygen therapy and hydro-facial technology to deeply cleanse and rejuvenate pores. The DeepCare O2 Hydro-Facial Pore Refiner effectively removes impurities, excess oil, and dead skin cells, while simultaneously providing intense hydration to the skin. With its advanced pore refining properties, this product helps to minimize the appearance of enlarged pores, leaving the skin looking radiant and revitalized. 
Renowned for their artisanal French bakes and impeccably crafted pastries, Tiong Bahru Bakery brings the soothing smell of bakeries into our homes and daily lives with the return of their deliciously scented hand wash – the Brioche N°1, inspired by classic Brioche loaves, featuring tender notes of vanilla and caramel. Along with it is the launch of their all-new Kouign Amann N°2, an exquisite hand wash infused with the essence of rich caramel, toasted almonds, and velvety butter. Both the Brioche N°1 and Kouign Amann N°2 are now available at all Tiong Bahru Bakery outlets.

Experience a delightful indulgence at the Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Ice Cream Cafe Pop-up Event from Jul 14 to 28. Visit Tangs Orchard Plaza Level 1 from Monday to Saturday, 10:30 AM to 9:30 PM, and Sunday, 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Capture the moment with a larger-than-life Flowerbomb Bottle display and receive a complimentary 1.2ml Viktor & Rolf fragrance sample. Purchase any V&R fragrance bottle to enjoy free gelato ice cream and additional fragrance samples. Savour Sugartree Gelato’s Rose Vanilla and Strawberry flavours, or opt for toppings like rose petals or sprinkles. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the iconic Flowerbomb fragrance in a luxurious diamond-inspired bottle. –

Throwing the spotlight on hidden gems with exceptional value this season, Wine Connection highlights amazing bottles to go for, whether as a gift or to spend a relaxing evening over. From now till Aug 31, check out Crowd Favourites like the Fat Bastard, Pinot Noir with its intense and elegant notes of crushed strawberries, and the classic Neropasso Biscardo with spicy hints of cherry and plum compote. Lovers of their Bordeaux Gems will enjoy the floral and spicy Les Haute De Croix De Labrie – Saint Émilion Grand Cru, and the newly launched Château Croix Mouton, Bordeaux Supérieur on a special limited time offer.