Newest Lifestyle Hotspot In Kampong Glam To Check Out For Crafts, Desserts & More


Siti Aishah Ahmad •  Nov 19, 2021

It’s almost the end of 2021 and we’re taking the time to wind down for the year. If you’re thinking of giving your loved ones or yourself a treat (hello retail therapy!), we know of an exciting lifestyle marketplace in Kampong Glam you have to check out this December! 

P.S. Read on until the end of the article to find out how you can win amazing prizes!

First-ever curated lifestyle marketplace in Kampong Glam

Credit: Two Curiously 

Curbside Crafters is a year-round curated lifestyle marketplace that just launched on 4 and 5 December 2021 in a charming three-storey heritage shophouse in Kampong Glam along North Bridge Road. Look forward to a refreshing retail experience where you can shop, eat and pick up a new hobby! 

Be greeted by rows of pop-up booths with local businesses showcasing their handmade crafts. From handcrafted soap bars, candles, earrings, sticker illustrations, pouches to calendars, you’ll definitely walk away with something unique while supporting locals! 

Credit: Chaiqueen / snacKING Retro Biscuits

No shopping experience would be complete without great coffee and desserts! Drop by Muslim-owned Chaiqueen for the best Chai drinks in town. This newly launched store offers Classic Chai, Mint Chai and more at under $3.50! The Chai queen herself, Shareefa, has been making chai for her loved ones and events while volunteering at IMSSA (a non-profit organization) and decided to embark on this journey with the encouragement from her family and friends!

You can also take a trip down memory lane with snacKING Retro Biscuits. Bringing back your fondest childhood memories with old school biscuits, snacks, sweets and toys!

Credit: Bootleg Brew & Bakes

If you have a sweet tooth, you won’t want to miss Bootleg Brew & Bakes’ delicious bakes*! Look forward to their popular bakes including chocolate brownies, blueberry muffins, chocolate banana bread and something we can’t wait to try - Soleils (unique lemon-scented cookies!)

*Bootleg Brewbakes doesn’t use any alcohol in their bakes, but is not Halal-certified or Muslim-owed. Do dine at your own discretion.

Credit: Tthe WYLD Shop / Sngarila.art

Apart from this, there are plenty of local artists and crafters to meet! Scent Soy Candle is making an appearance with specially handcrafted and fragrant candles to ease your mind. Professional illustrators Mochi Buddies and Sngarila.art will be there too to offer you beautiful art prints, plushies and more! Thinking about upgrading your wardrobe? The WYLD Shop has a wide selection of clothes for the perfection ‘gram pic. 

P.S. If you’re a crafter yourself, check out Curbside Crafters’ page to find out how you can be a part of the community to showcase your work, innovate and connect with fellow local businesses!

Exciting giveaways to get your hands on cool local crafts

Credit: Scent Soy Candle / Mochi Buddies

Leading up to the launch, Curbside Crafters is giving away amazing prizes! First up is the Crave a Craft giveaway happening from 19 - 24 November 2021 where 3 lucky winners will walk away with a curated bundle of items from local crafters. All you have to do is follow their Instagram page, like this giveaway IG post, comment and tag 4 friends! Winners will be chosen randomly and announced on 25 November. 

Another reason to visit on launch day is the Curbside Fiesta Lucky Draw as Curbside Crafters will be giving out $2,000 worth of prizes! 100 lucky customers will stand a chance to win a handcrafted gift of their choice.

Not only will you have an amazing shopping experience, you’ll also be supporting passionate and talented local businesses too. So make a date with your friends, this is an event you won’t want to miss!

Address: 730 North Bridge Road, Kampong Glam, Singapore 

Opening hours: Daily, 12PM-9pm

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This article is brought to you by Curbside Crafters.