One of the best countries in the world for shopping is Singapore. Armed with many shopping districts, the small city state is famous for being one of the best places to shop till you drop. There are literally all kinds of shopping centres and malls located strategically across the entire island including Scotts, CK Tangs, Ion, Plaza Singapura, Far East Plaza and Takashimaya in the Orchard Road area, Raffles City and Funan Centre at City Hall, Tampines Mall, Tampines One and Century Square in the Tampines area, and so much more.
However, do not fret if you are a Muslim who is residing in Singapore or intend to visit it, and want to buy clothes such as hijab or abaya for sale. Despite making up about only fourteen percent of the nearly six million population in Singapore, Muslims there have a lot of options when it comes to Halal food, Muslim friendly accommodations, and even shopping for Muslim clothes. Since the focus of this article is on abaya shopping, let’s look at some of the best locations in Singapore to find elegant abaya clothes.
Tanjong Katong Complex
Tanjong Katong Complex is located along Tanjong Katong Road, near Geylang Road and Joo Chiat, at the heart of the Malay Muslim community in Singapore. It is home to many Muslim friendly businesses, the most famous of which is Second Chance. Second Chance is Muslim fashion store that was started by a Malay Muslim entrepreneur in the 1970s. He initially had a failed first venture and decided to give himself a second chance, and hence the current store was born.
Second Chance offers some of the best Muslim clothes for sale from women abaya and baju kurong to kids’ fashion. In addition, there are also various types of Malay inspired Muslim clothes such as baju kurong, kebaya an samping. What’s more Second Chance has a subsidiary store called Golden Chance, which is also located in the same complex. Golden Chance offers some of the best gold and jewelry accessories at reasonable prices.
Golden Landmark Shopping Centre
Our next location is Golden Landmark Shopping centre, which can be found in the Kampong Glam vicinity. Kampong Glam was the designated area for Arabs and Muslims when Singapore was under colonial rule in the nineteenth century. On top of that, Golden Landmark is located near Sultan Mosque, the oldest and most historical mosque in Singapore.
Golden Landmark has numerous Muslim friendly shops to cater to all types of Muslims. Here, you can find all the best and affordable Muslim clothes such as abaya, hijab and baju kurong, and even Middle Eastern delicacies and fragrances. In addition, there are also numerous Muslim travel agencies for Hajj and Umrah registration in Golden Landmark.
Local Online Abaya Shop
For the tech savvy Muslim, another alternative option to consider for all the best abaya for sale, are local online abaya shops. One popular example is HijabDressUp.com, which has been run by a married couple since 2012. It is based in Singapore but serves customers from all over the globe.