Dubbed as Asia’s premium shopping destination, The Shops 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.
The Shops 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.
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Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore. Developed by Las Vegas Sands, it is billed as the world’s most expensive standalone casino property at S$8 billion, including cost of the prime land. With the casino complete, the resort features a 2,560-room hotel, a 120,000 sq.m. convention-exhibition centre, The Shoppes mall, an Art & Science museum, two Sands Theatres, six “celebrity chef” restaurants, two floating pavilions, a casino with 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines. The complex is topped by a 340m-long SkyPark with a capacity of 3,900 people and a 150m infinity swimming pool, set on top of the world’s largest public cantilevered platform, which overhangs the north tower by 67m. The resort was officially opened with a two-day celebration on 23 June 2010 at 3.18 pm, after a partial opening earlier in April. It was, however, not finished at the time of the April opening, which was marked by numerous service failures. The museum, theatres and floating pavilions are still being built and are expected to be fully completed by December 2010.
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