Singapore Memories Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Overseas Friends

Renowned as the Garden City, Singapore is famed for its beautiful range of orchids. Orchid flowers make a great gift but they do not last. This Christmas, home-grown perfumery Singapore Memories has created uniquely Singaporean scents of local orchids that will last for years.Perfumes are generally easy presents and the perfect gift for someone who has everything. These scents make an ideal gift for your visiting friends & overseas colleagues or even Singaporeans who are proud of our unique values and culture too.

Singapore Memories Christmas Gift Ideas – Peranakan Oud

Peranakans have incredibly rich culture and this perfume celebrates just that. The unisex scent exudes the luxurious oud notes, mixed with Tonka bean, praline and green tobacco, creating a brilliantly warm and woody fragrance, which is equally loved by both men and ladies.

It is a perfect souvenir for someone looking to explore the beauty of Oud and richness of unique Peranakan. This perfume reminded us of the richness of Dubai perfumes but at a fraction of the cost.

Singapore Memories Christmas Gift Ideas – Vanda 1981

This perfume houses the scent of Vanda Orchids which will take you to another world. It’s familiar, and yet unfamiliar. A beautiful perfume for her. Makes a great Christmas gift for friends, or a birthday gift for her.

The scent is dedicated to Vanda Miss Joaquim and other celebrity Vanda Orchids*. If you are wondering, “Why 1981?”, the perfumer explains- “1981 was the year when Singapore started it’s journey to becoming 1st world country. This perfume celebrates the success of that year”. Our research agrees! In 1981, Changi Airport became fully operational; the Singapore River was cleaned; the port was the second busiest in worldwide, and when “The Kindness Movement” was launched.

Named after one of the most significant years in Singapore’s history and packing the sweet-smelling, powdery aroma of Vanda Orchids, this fragrance is for the intellectual and inquisitive ladies.

*Other Famous Vanda include Vanda Shah Rukh Khan; Vanda Kwa Geok Choo, Vanda William Catherine etc.

Singapore Memories Christmas Gift Ideas – Aranda 1965

1965 was another symbolic year for Singapore. It was the year that the island state gained independence. Despite our size, we developed into a first world country and became a significant player in the global arena. Taking inspiration from the Aranda orchids, this bold, sexy, edgy and masculine fragrance evolved. We harvest the scent by further condensing the manly whiff into bottles with traces of musk, amber and wood.

Few famous Aranda Hybrids: Aranda Majulah; Aranda Lee Kuan Yew, amongst a very long list.

Singapore Memories Christmas Gift Ideas – One Degree North

Looking for a gift for a carefree man? He will love this aqua and sea-salt smell, mixed with Dendrobium Orchids. Singapore is located just a mere one° North of the Equator, making it always warm and bright, no matter the time of the year. This men’s perfume is a celebration of the variety of flora we have in Singapore because of it’s perfect climate.

Singapore Memories Christmas Gift Ideas – The Orient

Singapore is said to be the gateway to ‘The Orient’ by many tourists coming from the West. They nostalgically remember the smell of Asian- purity, calm, meditation, Yoga, gardens and beach. This is perfume is inspired by the happiness that travellers search for and bring back from Singapore. A perfect balance between peace and healing, this the fragrance is for those who want to relive their Asian memories.

Singapore Memories Christmas Gift Ideas – Finding Your Perfect Scent

Finding the ideal Christmas present can be stressful at this festive time of year, and we hope we made it easier for you by introducing Singapore Scent inspired by Native Orchids of Singapore. They are perfect for local as well as overseas friends. If you are looking for custom perfumes as Corporate gifts or Christmas gifts hampers,  Singapore memories can also create custom packaging, designed especially for your organization.

The fragrances are available from $28 (18ml) to $168 (100ml) at the following locations:

Isetan – 350 Orchard Road, Singapore 238868 | Megafash Flagship Store – Tower 2 #01-488/490 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983 | Marina Bay Cruise Center – 61 Marina Coastal Drive, S018947 | Naiise – Several Locations Islandwide | Sentosa Fun Shops – Several Locations Islandwide | Singapore Visitor Center – 216 Orchard Road, Orchard [email protected], S238898

For more information or gift ideas, please visit Singapore Memories website

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