Great Deals And Feel Good Finds At Asia For Good’s Pop-up At Artbox

Singapore
By:: 
Lesley Teoh

Singaporeans rejoice because Bangkok’s famous hipster night market is finally coming to our sunny shores on 14-16 April and 21-23 April at Marina Bayfront!

With over 300 stalls selling a range of sumptuous Thai street food, quirky fashion and lifestyle products, the event is a god send for shopaholics, bargain hunters and fans of the Bangkok’s iconic Chatuchak Market.

Still not convinced? We’re giving another reason to head down to Artbox. We’ve teamed up with seven social enterprises to provide deals to our loyal readers and subscribers as a thank you for supporting socially conscious businesses!

Simply show this article or our newsletter upon purchase to enjoy a range of discounts.*

Read on to check out what’s in store at our Asia For Good Pop-Up @ Art Box (Area 2)!

HUMAN NATURE

THE LOW DOWN: Human Nature believes that all natural and organic skincare and beauty products should be accessible and affordable to all. They also source their ingredients sustainably from farmers in the Philippines.

OUR PICKS: Their multipurpose Sunflower Beauty Oil (SGD 10.90 for 50ml) is chock-full of vitamin A, D and E. You can use it to de-frizz hair, as well as moisturise your face and body.

DEALS: Enjoy offers of up to 50% off on blush, eyeshadow and more from their 100% Natural Mineral Perfect range.

BOXGREEN

THE LOW DOWN: BoxGreen is a healthy snack subscription service that provides a meal to the needy through the Willing Hearts soup kitchen for every box of snacks sold.

OUR PICKS: Their Matchazuki Granola (SGD 2.90) is made with premium 100% matcha powder that contains 10 times more antioxidants that brewed green tea. This perfect blend of adzuki (red bean) and matcha will take your taste buds to the beautiful land of the rising sun. Itadakimasu!

DEALS: Buy a snack pack from their vending machine, snap a photo of the snacks and post it on Instagram with the hashtags #dbsfoundation #boxgreen #asiaforgood and stand to win a Boxgreen Team Box worth SGD 99.

CENTER POTTERY

THE LOW DOWN: Center Pottery offers a range of artisanal ceramics and pottery workshops. Founder Joan Huang believes in the therapeutic power of clay work and offers programmes that combine pottery with psychotherapy to help patients with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression and trauma. They also work with the elderly and terminally ill patients to create memorable gifts for their loved ones while improving their mental health. Center Pottery will be showcasing a range of ceramics and ceramic starter kits, which are a perfect DIY project for beginners.

OUR PICKS: If you love plants but can’t commit to a high maintenance frond, you’ll love these plantastic succulent planter pots (SGD 10) that were created in collaboration with local growers Glass Garden Sg.

DEALS: Enjoy 5% off handmade ceramics for purchases under SGD 50 and 10% off purchases of SGD 50 and above. You will also receive 10% off pottery classes if you sign up at their booth at Artbox.

 

EDEN + ELIE

THE LOW DOWN: E D E N + E L I E is a Singapore-based ethically-sourced jewelry brand that combines modern aesthetics with heritage bead weaving traditions. They use only responsibly sourced materials such as glass and premium plated metals, rather than scarce or dubiously sourced avoid using precious metals and gemstones. They are also working to employ the disadvantaged by providing them with flexible employment as bead weaving artisans.

OUR PICKS: We love their Peranakan Bangle (SGD 189) which is a modern take on a traditional Peranakan classic. Each piece is intricately handwoven with Japanese glass seed beads and uses 24K gold plated components. 

DEALS: Enjoy 10% off purchases.

TEDDYTHOTZ

THE LOW DOWN: TeddyThotz produces a range of soft toys and traditional coasters and floor mats, which are made by the elderly and talented crafters from low-income families. TeddyThotz also supports Friends of the Disabled Society and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Federation Singapore.

OUR PICKS: TeddyThotz’s homemade Crochet Animals and Happy Teddies never fail to put a smile on my face. Prices start at SGD 12 for a happy teddy keychain.

DEALS: Enjoy 5% off purchase under SGD 50 and 10% off purchases of SGD 50 and above. (Note: Discounts not applicable for patchwork blankets)

EXTRAORDINARY HORIZONS

THE LOW DOWN: ExtraOrdinary Horizons is a social enterprise run by the deaf that hopes to create an inclusive society where the disadvantaged can attain confidence in their own abilities. They promote deaf awareness through sign language courses, workshops, performances and outreach activities.

OUR PICKS: They’ll be offering cute as a button handicrafts made by their deaf beneficiaries out of perler beads. Prices range from SGD 3-30.

ARTBOX Singapore is happening at the Bayfront Event Space (Beside MBS The Shoppes) on 14-16 April and 21-23 April. Operating Hours: 3pm-11 pm.

DBS is proud to be the official sponsor of Artbox Singapore.

*Terms & Conditions for discounts apply. Discounts are subject to change at the vendor’s discretion.

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