Style's up in Orchard

In time for Christmas, the Orchard Road shopping circuit is abuzz with four new store openings and revamped retail concepts over the past two weeks.

Familiar brand names have come back with fresh looks.

Department store Metro opened its six-storey branch at The Centrepoint, while Shaw Centre and Shaw House have completed a 20-month renovation which comes with new food and lifestyle concepts.

International brands Crate & Barrel and Tokyu Hands have opened their second stores, stocked with new products not available at their original outlets.

Life! picks out three noteworthy things.

This article was first published on Nov 22, 2014. Get a copy of The Straits Times or go to for more stories.