Smiggle

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Rainbow Paradise!
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3.5
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5.0
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3.5
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4.0
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4.0
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3.5
Smiggle is another shop that sells cute stationeries. I remember when it first opened in Singapore, it would be jam packed with shoppers, curious to see what those colourful things in the displays are.

I like how Smiggle arranges everything according to colours. It pleases my OCD heart. I get to skip the whole green section completely and go straight to the blue and pink sections. But, one thing that annoys me is how slightly overpriced Smiggle is. Only during sales would the items be much cheaper but if not, a lunch box can cost you $30.

If you have lots of cash to spare, or if you're looking for a cute gift, then venture forth to Smiggle and you won't be disappointed!
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Good for gifts
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3.5
I always go to Smiggle for conventional gifts for friends. The stationery is enticing, and helps to make a mundane study session more interesting. If you're out of ideas for what to get for someone, just go to Smiggle and create a pencil case set. (Get a pencil box and fill it with some pens, pencils, erasers and a ruler.) It's innovative, unique and practical!

It does get a little painful sometimes having to fork out two dollars for a pencil you could have easily bought at a normal bookstore for less than half the price. The quality of the products is not superior to anything currently on the market, and the only justification of the price is that it comes with extra bits and bots that make it look nice.
VV
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A kaleidoscope of colours!
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4.0
Once you step in, you'll be greeted with a kaleidoscope of colours of different items from hot pink, hot green to neon blue. The colours are too eye catching to not be able to capture one's eyes. They are very organised. A certain item can be bought in the different colours and they sell an array of cutesy stationary items like cute cartooned pencils, eraser, notebooks and the likes.

The stuff are obviously more expensive than what we can get in our normal bookstores, but because of the bright colours and cute shapes it comes in, i wouldn't mind spending a little extra money to make myself smile everytime i pick up my eraser or pencil.
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Vibrant and interesting!
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4.0
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4.0
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3.5
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4.0
Satisfaction 
 
4.0
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4.0
This is not your normal stationery shop. Smiggle is an interesting stationery shop that sells your usual stationery with a twist into it. They have a variety of colours, designs and patterns. The notebook designs are also unique and i have quite a feel of them. Their rubbers are shaped like a correction tape, they have rainbow highlighters, tic-tac-toe chops, etc.

You will feel like you are in a playground when you enter smiggle. There so many interesting knick knacks that are creative and user friendly. The kids and even teenagers will like it. They made perfect gifts too this christmas as the shop will bundle a few things together like pencils, notebook and file to make a bundle gift!

You will be in for a surprise when you enter smiggle!
JH
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I cringe.....
Overall Rating 
 
3.5
I really cringe everytime my kids exclaim "Look! Smiggle!" It means that my wallet is going to be lighter when I leave the shop. My kids love the stationary there. Who can blame them? They are colourful and are designed to attract attention.

I like a few of their things however. I am a faithful user of wooden pencils and I have a few of them from Smiggle. I got them for the simple reason of wanting to make a statement. However, beware that they could be pricey and also the quality does not really justify the price. You do get uniqueness though. For some people, that is just a small price to pay.

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Trendy stationery!
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3.5
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3.5
Quality 
 
4.0
Satisfaction 
 
3.5
Overall Rating 
 
3.5
Smiggle revolutionized the stationery scene in Singapore.

When this stationery brand hit our shores a while back, it was all the rage. Youths and adults alike flocked to the store to grab some of Smiggle's popular bright coloured stationery, and in my school, it was easy to spot several of my peers carrying Smiggle's trademark bright pencil cases in the auditorium. Smiggle definitely set a trend for stationery in Singapore, and even though this trend has waned a little, its loyal following is definitely impressive for a stationery shop in Singapore. In fact, when I visited the branch at Citylink Mall just a week ago, I was surprised to find that the store was pretty crowded despite the fact that it was a weekday.

I am personally not a fan of bright colours, as I find brights extremely intrusive and outrageous. However, I was pretty hooked the moment I stepped into a Smiggle store for the first time, as the items in the store were simply too cute.

The prices at Smiggle can be a little on the steep side, which is probably why I have yet to make a purchase from the store despite my countless visits. I have received a set of coloured (and scented!) pens from my friend as a gift though, and I have to say, the quality of Smiggle pens are pretty good. The pens flow on smoothly, and do not allow much bleedthrough, so I was certainly impressed. Although on the pricier end for stationeries, I would say that the price is probably worth it for the high quality of the products if you like bright colours.

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Cute stationary but pricey
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3.5
Value 
 
3.5
Service 
 
3.0
Quality 
 
3.5
Satisfaction 
 
3.5
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3.5
During the first occasion when I first saw Smiggle at Bugis Junction, the shop is literally stuffed with people and that's more than a year back. Today as I walked past Smiggle again (be it at any branches), despite having most of the novelty wearing off me that I seldom step in anymore, the shop is still always packed with people.

I recalled finding the stationary to be cute and reasonably usable. I particularly loved their animal series eraser, where you can find different animal erasers in different color, where I've purchased a few as gifts and own collection (by collection, it means the erasers have not been used till date). The fanciful pens were also an attraction, with some of them looking more like a lipstick. There's also an extremely long pencil that you can actually twirl and coil around. I always wondered if anyone has really been using that pencil, sharpening it from time to time that it finishes.

In conclusion, Smiggle is a great place to shop for small gifts though they tend to be a little expensive. Their stationaries are really innovative and cute but the novelty will wear out overtime. Do note of the crowd in the shop as well though generally, I don't have to queue for long should I need to pay for my purchases. Guess majority of the crowd are just drawn to the shop for the cuteness factor and not many are really buying them.
LL
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