Bugis Junction Has An "Upsized" Christmas Market & A Gift Customization Booth With Embroidery Patches

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Christmas Market at Bugis Junction X Bugis+

 

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Every year, Bugis Junction and Bugis+ play host to a fun-filled Christmas market with a slew of exciting activities to participate in. Dubbed TomorrowLand, this year’s Christmas market extends to the open-air square outside Bugis Junction, making it the largest edition of their Christmas market yet. 

From festive decorations, clothes customisations, to markets selling all sorts of treats and trinkets, we take you on a virtual tour around Bugis Junction and Bugis+’s annual Christmas event. 

 

1. Check out the TO-FU OYAKO-inspired Christmas tree in Bugis Square

 

bugis junction christmas treeImage credit: Bugis Junction X Bugis+

This year, a 10-meter tall Christmas tree-shaped centrepiece embellished with an asymmetrical Ferris wheel, glittering lights, and metallic tones stands on display at Bugis Square. The entire design gives a futuristic vibe, and is a fun and modern twist to the conventional Christmas decor. 

mirrorpanelledtreeEnter the mirrored space within the futuristic centrepiece for the funkiest backdrop for selfies and wefies you can find. 

Giant animated characters TO-FU OYAKO dressed in cute elf costumes also take a spot on the installation. You and your family can take a stroll around Bugis Square and stop by at the tree to take some cool selfies and wefies for the ‘gram. The displays will be up till 30th December, so you’ll have plenty of opportunity to catch them. 

 

2. Enter the TomorrowLand Christmas Market at Bugis Junction for food and retail therapy

 

Christmas-themed desserts and clothes, as well as whimsical trinkets are what you can expect at this year’s TomorrowLand Christmas Market. Bugis Junction is collaborating with in-house and external retailers to set up 20 booths selling a variety of different things. 

 

Food and games at Bugis Junction’s Outdoor Plaza 

 

Shoppers can munch on some delicious eats and soak in the festive atmosphere. Some of the food options include Mentaiko Beef Cubes ($14.90) from Beef Bros and Butterscotch Beer Bucket ($7.90) from KE Cha with an upside down butterscotch can dunked in.

mentaiko beef cubesMentaiko Beef Cubes 
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butterscotch can Butterscotch Beer Bucket 
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Choose from four different flavours of milk tea at Take A Bite - Thai Red Milk Tea, Thai Green Milk Tea, Thai Rose Milk Tea, and Earl Grey Milk Tea to satiate your milk tea cravings. 

thai milk teaMilk Tea from Take A Bite (1 for $4, 2 for $7) 
Image credit: Bugis Junction X Bugis+

vintagewkndImage credit: Bugis Junction X Bugis+ Facebook

Shop along the retail stretch of the fair, with pop-up container stores selling 60s-70s style clothes in Vintage Wknd and modern women’s fashion in Fresh By Grace. You can even revel in some entertainment with your friends at the carnival game booths, i.e. hoop games.

 

Shop at the market’s retail wing along Hylam Street 

 

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Once you’ve had your fill of food at the Outdoor Plaza, it’s time for some retail therapy. Browse the booths along Hylam Street and you’ll find TOFU-OYAKO 20th Anniversary figurines in Gold ($13.90) and limited edition PUCKY Xmas Babies Molly dolls ($14.90) decked out in Christmas attire for the festive season.

pucky christmas babiesImage credit: Bugis Junction and Bugis+ Facebook

As a fan of Mickey Mouse and Nasi Lemak, the Nasi Lemak Special Mickey Mouse merch is just what you need to show off your love for both. 

stylo miloAre you stylo milo? Sport these Stylo Milo Mickey Mouse tote bags from Mickey Go Local

stylo miloImage credit: Bugis Junction X Bugis+ Facebook

cath kidstonCath Kidston Pop-up

Christmas Market
Venue:Bugis Junction Hylam Street Level 1 and Bugis Square Level 1 
Date: From now till 30 December 2018 
Time:Daily: 12PM-9PM

 

3. Head to the local artisan craft market at Bugis+ for personalised gifts

 

The shopping doesn’t stop at Bugis Junction. Move on to the local artisan craft market at Level 2 of Bugis+, where you can browse through a treasure trove of eco-friendly products, food, unique handicrafts and handmade jewellery.

kira kira kandyGet your hands on some light sticks in the form of a lollipop from Kira Kira Kandy.

jovial craftThese colourful, one-of-a-kind notebooks from Jovial Craft are hand painted in Jovial’s home studio and starts from $8

The craft market also houses several other booths with knick knacks and momento for your friends and loved ones. Nehohmee is selling some customisable cups, water bottles, and pecil boxes from $10. You can have names of loved ones printed on these wares as a gift, either for free or at an extra charge of $5. 

customisable cupsImage credit: Bugis Junction X Bugis+

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Artisan Market at Bugis+
Venue: Bugis+ Atrium, Level 2
Date: From now till 16 December 2018
Time: Daily 11AM-9.30PM 

 

4. Customise your gift at #YOUDOYOU customisation booth  

 

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Whether you’ve bought yourself some clothes to be worn for end of year parties or a tote bag to sport at the mall, go ahead and personalise your purchase at the #YOUDOYOU customisation booth. Simply spend a minimum of $120* at Bugis Junction and/or Bugis+ to enjoy one of the services for free (Embroidery, Iron-on Patches or Charm). 

*Limited to the first 100 customers only

youdoyou patchesChoose a patch design that speaks to you the most in the #YOUDODYOU patch collection and add it to your new clothing or accessory 

charms Choose from a selection of Charms at the embroidery service booth

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tote bag

#YOUDOYOU Customisation Booth
Venue: Bugis+ Atrium Level 2 (3-16 December 2018) and Bugis Junction Malay Street Level 1 (17-30 December 2018)
Date: 3-30 December 2018
Time: Daily: 11AM-9PM 

 

*Bonus: Get talent scouted to participate in a fashion show

 

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a model, Bugis Junction and Bugis+ is giving you the opportunity for your big break.  Have your photos taken at the photobooth on Level 1 of Bugis Junction, Bugis Square and sign up to participate in Project M Model Search 2019, a talent scouting contest for millennials aged between 18 to 28. 

The contest culminates in a final runway show at Bugis Junction and Bugis+ in April 2019, where one male and female winner are announced. Each winner receives a one-year modelling contract with NOW Models and an exclusive fashion spread feature in Her World and Nuyou. 

Find out more information and sign up here

 

Bugis Junction X Bugis+’s Christmas In TomorrowLand   

 

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Whenever Christmas rolls around, Bugis Junction X Bugis+ ups the ante with more creative installations and refreshing activities for you to shop till you drop. You ain’t ever seen a Christmas event of this scale at Bugis Junction X Bugis+. The TomorrowLand Christmas Market will be up and running from now till 30th December, so head down now to check out all the awesome things in store for you.

Christmas Market
Venue:Bugis Junction Hylam Street Level 1 and Bugis Square Level 1 
Date: From now till 30 December 2018 
Time:Daily: 12PM-9PM

Find out more about TomorrowLand Christmas Market here!


This post was brought to you by Bugis Junction X Bugis+ 
Photography by Gerald Koh.

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