This is Part 2 of our Beauty & The Biz ‘A Sale Extraordinaire’ round-up. We picked our top picks from 20 out of 30 brands that will be at the sale this weekend, and here’s more of what you can expect!

A Sale Extraordinaire is a weekend fair held on the 16 – 18 August 2019 at School of The Arts (SOTA). This sale is organised by Beauty & The Biz, a platform that supports and brings together local women-led brands through pop-up events!

 

Glowfully Charcoal Beads Gel Cleanser

I love discovering homegrown beauty brands, and Glowfully’s meaningful brand story will make you more inclined to try it. When founder Charlene Sim’s mom began chemotherapy, she began her research on products and foods her mom should avoid during this period. She grew to understand the importance of ingredient composition in skincare products, leading her to innovate skincare solutions that your skin will thank you for. Our picks: Glowfully Charcoal Beads Gel Cleanser and Glowfully H2O Jelly Mask.

Sale Promo Exclusive: Up to 30% off 

 

Nodspark Summer Fruits

As much as I love the glossy lasting finish of a gel manicure, sometimes it’s just hard to find time to get your nails done.  Nodsparks gives you a seriously fuss-free alternative to the hard-to-remove gelish manicure, with their extensive nail polish wrap collection. You’re only 10 minutes away from a fresh set of nails. 

Sale Promo Exclusive: 1 set for $15; 3 sets for $36 . Clearance pile: $9 per set

 

Diving for Pearls Donna Earrings

Pearl-adorned gold-plated earrings and necklaces – 2019’s most coveted jewellery trend takes it cue from the city of Atlantis, drawing inspiration from the shiny, glistening wonders found in the deep unknown. 

Diving for Pearls curates simple yet statement-making pieces that will complement any outfit for any occasion. I picked out Donna– a Divingforpearls classic.

Sale Promo Exclusive: Up to 80% off Past Collections

 

Salient Label Kimble Lantern Sleeve Blouse

Increasingly, it seems like minimalism has become a mainstay in street style and on runways.  Salient Label is your go-to when you’re looking for timeless designs that are versatile and simple. In other words, they are clothes that you can re-wear without getting called out. On me: Salient Label’s soft to the touch Kimble Lantern Sleeve Blouse in Dark Olivine.

Sale Promo Exclusive: 2 for Price of 1 

 

Weekend Sundries Bokeh Dress in Sage

A garment and textile studio based in Singapore, this homegrown womenswear label understands the struggle of dressing to Singapore’s perennial hot and humid climate. Weekend Sundries puts comfort and style at the heart of their collections, decorating practical silhouettes in their original in-house textile prints. I paired an inner black top with their Bokeh Dress in Sage. 

Sale Promo Exclusive: Up to 50% off, with an additional 20% off with 2 pcs purchased. 2 for $100 on selected items only.

 

Perk By Kate Celiné Three-Way Convertible Padded Bodysuit

Started by Kate Low, Perk by Kate is a lingerie brand for petite women. Previously only a multi-label retailer, she has since branched into lingerie designs for her in-house Perk By Kate and now even offers you the possibility of customizing the lingerie of your dreams.

Sale Exclusive: $40 per bra and $60 per bodysuit

 

Mark & Scribe Pink Watch & Jewellery Case

If you feel the pain of packing 10 pairs of earrings with matching necklaces for a trip (tangled chains amirite), then you ought to consider this travel-friendly Mark & Scribe jewellery box, keeping your favourite accessories neat and tidy! 

Sale Promo Exclusive: Sample collection from $30

 

A&Saturday Mother of Pearl Necklace

An eclectic selection of whimsical, boho-chic accessories, mompreneur Thada Ng captures the spirit of travel and adventure with each of her unique pieces crafted by skilled artisans from independent labels.  I’m wearing the Eva Round Mother of Pearl Necklace, made of freshwater pearls and beads! 

Sale Promo Exclusive: Up to 50% off previous collections

 

Rangoon Active

Designed with the Asian frame in mind, this homegrown athleisure brand keeps you comfortable and stylish while you sweat it out. Whether you’re going for your next spin class or a chill Sunday brunch after, check out Rangoon Active!

Sale Promo Exclusive: Up to 80% off past season collection from $15 onwards

 

Ans.ein PERANAKAN Nyonya Dress.

The sartorial creatives behind Ans.ein believes that ‘everybody is an artist’. From established artists to playful brush sweeps from little ones, all their designs and patterns are inspired by a unifying love for art.  

This functional, half-button dress is adorned with colourful patterns inspired by Peranakan tiles. It is definitely a nod to the row of iconic Koon Seng road shophouses. Talk a walk down memory lane and celebrate the richness of Peranakan culture with this Peranakan Nyonya Dress.

Sale Exclusive: Kids Collection 2 for $50. Up to 70% off Sample Pieces.

We’re proud to be the official media partner for this sale with Beauty & The Biz and we’re having our first-ever The DC Edit Pop-Up! The first 30 shoppers (per day) to spend $80 will get to redeem a The DC Edit Tote Bag filled with vouchers and travel-sized beauty products. Tote bags will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis. Come and visit our booth located right at the entrance of the sale!

 

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