Shopping Time: Marks & Spencer Reveals Fresh Look for Wheelock Place Flagship and New Pop-Up at 313@Somerset
Marks & Spencer, the iconic British retailer, has relaunched its Wheelock Place outlet and opens a new store at 313@Somerset bringing an even bigger and better range of clothing, food and home products to fans in Singapore. The revamped Wheelock Place outlet offers a contemporary look and feel, with all-new interiors designed around an optimised shopping experience. The store’s design showcases the very best of the British brand: over 3,800 premium food products including its top-sellers and all-time favourites in addition to over 1,000 chilled food products as well as fresh fruits and vegetables; a full range of home products and the much-loved clothing range.
To celebrate the openings, shoppers will receive a free Limited-Edition Marks & Spencer Tote Bag, specially designed by the local artist, Tiffany Lovage, with a minimum of $100 nett spend in a single receipt at Wheelock Place and Vivo City stores from 10th September onwards. Shoppers will also receive a FREE LimitedEdition Marks & Spencer Bag Tag, designed by local artist, Tiffany Lovage, with a minimum. $60 nett spend in a single receipt at Wheelock Place store on 10th September, 313@Somerset store on 17th September and Vivo City store on 25th September, while they can also enjoy a complimentary personalisation service of the bag tag by Tiffany Lovage between 2pm to 4pm on each specific date mentioned above.
The new 8,000 square feet Food Hall at M&S Wheelock Place is its biggest ever in Singapore, and will highlight the outstanding quality and freshness of M&S food. This revamped space offers foodies access to the best of M&S’ mouth-watering food with the addition of over 500 new chilled lines focusing on cheeses, deli, fruits, yogurt and fresh vegetables. Over 3,800 food products are now available in store, including:
● M&S’ popular chilled prepared meals inspired by popular world cuisines such as Indian, Chinese and Italian as well as staples like pasta, rice and noodles;
● British favourites including Scottish Smoked Salmon, Beef & Lamb expertly sourced for M&S from farms in New Zealand, Cheddar Cheese, Shortbread, Scones and Crumpets
● A new cheese barge will also showcase the retailer’s best cheese selection ever, with new and improved cheeses handpicked from Europe’s best cheesemakers and added to the existing range, including Marmite Cream Cheese, Luxury Smoked Cheese and Bavarian Smoked Cheese; Matching your cheese with the amazing new wine range ‘Found’ that uncovers hidden treasures from the world
From Italian pasta to indulgent frozen desserts, shoppers can pick up a wide selection of kitchen favourites. These delicious staples make it even easier to impress any guests if you’re hosting, including: marinades and sauces, canned goods, soups, cereals, cake mixes and dessert toppings. M&S’ popular in-store bakery and coffee bar will serve up a selection of coffees and teas alongside breads freshly baked on-site every day, as well as a selection of pastries, shortbreads, scones, pies and cookies. For customers looking for healthier alternatives, the wellness department offers plant-based products from M&S’ Plant Kitchen and Organic ranges as well as Gluten-Free options.
Everyone’s favourite character, Percy Pig, will also introduce an all-new party-ware range that includes plates, cups, straws and napkins. Deck the party with Colin Caterpillar bakes and gums, as well as Percy Pig biscuits, confectionaries, dessert sauce, sprinkles and even a phizzy pop to get the party started! Dine-in or take-out, customers can drop into M&S Café, at Wheelock Place, perfect for enjoying as a full meal or a tea-time break.
Making a house feel like home is all about the thoughtful touches and M&S’ expanded homeware range makes it the ideal one-stop shop for all your interior design dreams. Makeover your bedroom with eyecatching bedding sets featuring vibrant prints, or keep things low-key with serene neutrals, while the home fragrance range of scented candles and aromatic reed diffusers instantly uplift a room. When it comes to tableware, make meal times a chic affair with basics – plates, bowls, mugs – in classic white porcelain, then add character to your settings with patterned crockery, or try mixing and matching colours if you prefer an eclectic look. Our luxury fitted sheet made with fine quality pure Egyptian cotton is the perfect way to introduce luxurious sleep comfort to your bedroom. M&S’ StayNew™ technology will keep your towel and fitted sheet smooth, bright and looking good as new, wash after wash. You can also enjoy spa-like luxury from your very own bathroom with our premium Egyptian cotton towel. Made with thick, absorbent yarn and a super-plush pile, it feels gentle and smooth against the skin.
Trusted quality, value and confident styles are at the heart of the M&S clothing range. This season, customers can choose from timeless wardrobe staples like the cotton floral midi tiered dress to trendy style pieces including the linen blend printed shift dress. Whilst this season presents a fresh perspective on denim, with lighter washes and relaxed shapes across Marks & Spencer’s best loved denim pieces. Customer favourite lingerie collections, offering the ultimate in style and comfort, are also available in store. The stylish everyday lingerie fits like a second skin, using the softest, lightest fabrics, underpinned by our innovative Cool Comfort™ technology. To keep you cool and fresh by wicking moisture away from the skin.
For menswear, discover lightweight knitwear for a touch of luxurious softness for cooler days, whilst linen pieces offer timeless looks for any occasion. The anchor clip shirt and casual palm revere shirt gives an effortless laid-back style, perfect for relaxing weekends about town. The store’s clothing collections will also feature a host of clever product innovations that are more sustainable. 100% of M&S cotton is part of the Better Cotton Initiative, supporting sustainable cotton practices that are better for the farmers and the planet, while the denim ranges are made using smarter technology to reduce water use.
Following the successful launch of Goodmove for Spring 20 and Spring 21, M&S introduces the Summer 21 collection for men, women and kids. This energetic and uplifting wellbeing collection spans everything – from innovative outerwear for those on the go, to performance wear for those looking to enhance their workout. The Goodmove brand champions contemporary styling, in-house designed prints, sustainable fabrications and innovative technology, for a fun, energetic aesthetic.
In womenswear, hero styles are refreshed for Summer with a bold new aesthetic, featuring graphic prints complemented by vibrant accents. M&S introduces some exciting new styles: Goodmove Everyday Short Sleeve Tee made from breathable, moisture-wicking fabric, and Go Move Printed Cropped Gym Leggings that supports and flatters with blackout fabric and drawstring waist to keep things secure. The menswear collection comprises technical tee’s, base layers, performance leggings and innovative outerwear that is underpinned by the use of recycled polyester and nylon materials. Key performance designs include: the double layer shorts, with inner compression layer, taped seams, reflective trims, and fully waterproof.
Keep your little ones looking cute in a two-piece palm tree print outfit made from organic cotton. M&S has also created the Slam Dunk collection for cool kids to celebrate the highly anticipated new film, “Space Jam: A New Legacy”, released by Warner Bros. Pictures. This range features playful graphics and slogans across a range of responsibly sourced cotton T-shirts as well as basketball style shorts. Dress them up in pretty colours and prints with the pure cotton bodysuits, perfect for warmer days as they feature short sleeves with collar overlaps and popper fastenings at the gusset for easy changing.