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New Kim Theme Party Wear

New Kim Theme Party Wear

New Kim Alice in her wonderland of clothes Need some imagination to spruce up your party? Thinking of theme parties? Hawaiian Night? Shanghai Night? Ali Baba Night? Beach parties? New Kim will evoke in you a host of imaginary characters no less magical than those found in the fantasy story of Alice in Wonderland. This […]

Zenadoo

Zenadoo

Zenadoo Romancing the stones Mya Mya Win hails from Myanmar, a country renowned for her precious and semi-precious stones, and intricate handicrafts. Mya Mya Win is an encyclopedia of things Burmese (that’s the old name for Myanmese). Enter her colourful shop and she will explain to you in English, with the aid of pictures, the […]

I LOVE NAILS

I LOVE NAILS

I  LOVE  NAILS And they love me.. Winnie’s love affair and fascination with nails began more than 15 years’ ago. She spent 5 years learning the tricks of the trade and in 2001, with the encouragement and support of her sisters, she fulfilled her dream by opening her own manicure and pedicure service in a rented house […]

Interpax Shoes – Custom Footwear

Interpax Shoes – Custom Footwear

Interpax Shoes Enterprises Custom-made shoes & shoe-guide Rose Yeong provides a service that you can hardly find these days – custom-made shoes. Rosie, as her regular customers affectionately call her, found herself in a business which she had no clue about when she arrived in Singapore from North Malaysia 30 years’ ago. Shortly after her […]

Roy’s Master Tailoring

Roy’s Master Tailoring

Roy’s Master Tailoring A master tailor by any measure Roy’s Master Tailoring has been serving the expatriate community and local residents for over two decades – in Orchard and in Holland Village. This rustic outfit belies its reputation for impeccable tailoring service and is indeed a master tailor by any measure. In order to provide […]

Diana King Waxing

Diana King Waxing

Diana King  The Fastest Brazilian Waxer in town Voted “Best Waxer of the Year 2010” If you are looking for a complete body waxing or traditional massage with a friendly and personable service, Diana King, voted the Best Waxer of 2010 by the expatriate community in Singapore (Expat Living), will certainly not disappoint you. Diana […]

Welcome to Holland Village Singapore

Welcome to Holland Village Singapore

Hi, welcome to Holland Village Singapore – and to Singapore’s “Bohemian” enclave (or as the locals endearingly refer to as “Holland V”). We are pretty sure that after you come to know her history, culture and many allures, she will have a hold on you as it had on so many over the decades. This web site […]

Provence or Providence?

Provence or Providence?

How Provence, the unobtrusive Japanese cafe in Lorong Liput, came out of the crisis stronger. Those of you who have been coming to Holland V for a while may recall the type of clientele, Provence, the Japanese-run cafe and bakery along Lorong Liput, used to have. They were clearly serving mostly Japanese customers. Provence is […]

Alto Taberna Bites The Dust

Alto Taberna Bites The Dust

Another Tapas outlet calls it a day after less than a year  I was walking along Lorong Mambong today and I noticed a vacated 16A, which used to be occupied by Alto Taberna Tapas. The signboard is still up but the interior appeared stripped. It’s a pity because I remembered an eager young man (presumably […]

New And Better Coffee Bean on Lorong Mambong

New And Better Coffee Bean on Lorong Mambong

Has anyone seen the newly renovated Coffee Bean on Lorong Mambong? My partner is a frequent customer and she was pretty upset when it was closed for the past few weeks for renovation. But last Friday and today (Wednesday), we went over for breakfast and all the regulars are back in full force. This article records both […]