Marina Bay Sands creates new luxury and shopping destination in Asia

Marina Bay Sands hosts exclusive
event to celebrate its retail partners and the most exciting fashion trends

Singapore,
13 September 2010
– Hundreds of VIP guests and members of the media graced an
exclusive cocktail event at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands today to mark the
start of a two-week Autumn Winter fashion festival. Over the coming days,
discerning shoppers from Singapore and all over the world, will witness some of
the most exciting boutique launch parties, retail promotions, fashion shows and
exclusive product exhibitions.

Dubbed as Asia’s premium shopping destination, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
also celebrates the launch of its first retail exhibition, Objects of Desire.
Showcasing exciting products, including an exclusive 17.43 carat diamond
necklace and earring set from Van Cleef and Arpels, Objects of Desire is an
exhibition of the diverse range of items available to shoppers heading to
Marina Bay Sands. The uniquely designed retail mall with iconic canal running
through it will be transformed into a catwalk for the week, where the most
sought after items available at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands will be
displayed.

Mr. David Sylvester, Senior Vice-President Sands Retail Asia, said, “This
week’s event is about celebrating all that we have achieved as a premier retail
stop for shoppers around the globe. For the first time, in the heart of the
Central Business District, we are bringing a critical mass of luxury stores.
Tonight’s VIP cocktail event is to thank all our retailers and shoppers who
have been supportive throughout our phased launches. We are proud that we are
putting Singapore on the map, alongside other leading international shopping
destination, with our varied selection of labels and high-profile store
launches.”

The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands has attracted leading brands like Cartier,
Chanel, Christian Dior, Fendi, Gucci, Hermès, Yves Saint Laurent who are
offering shoppers products exclusive only to the Singapore market. Christian
Dior’s La Mini D de Dior, a limited edition white gold and jade watch, with
only ten pieces available worldwide, one of which can be found at its Asian
flagship boutique at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. Fashion enthusiasts will
discover another first as they enter the Italian luxury brand FENDI’s 340 square
meter flagship store – the FENDI Baby and Men’s collection. The Shoppes at
Marina Bay Sands is truly a one-of-its kind retail destination.

Over 125 stores are currently open with the remaining boutiques expected to
open by the fourth quarter of 2010. September will see the target of 150 stores
open. The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands will feature over 300 retail stores and
restaurants when fully completed.
For the latest store listing, please visit:
http://www.marinabaysands.com/#shopping

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