On March 8, we’ll celebrate International Women’s Day 2022. And, who better to tell us the best female-led businesses to admire in Singapore but YOU. We took to our Instagram to find out your favourite women-led businesses and you gave us some truly boss places to shout out. Here are 21 wonderful women-led businesses to support in Singapore.
1. Love, Bonito
Two years in a row, you’ve expressed your love for this wonderful website. Excitingly, they sell high-quality, beautifully-designed women’s clothes created with care. Equally, the clothing is created by women for women to envision who they are and what they want to be.
2. Perk By Kate
Founded by Kate Low, this feminine lingerie website sells comfortable and empowering lingerie for all shapes and sizes. Indeed, women can feel beautiful in their body at an affordable cost.
📍134A Telok Ayer St, Singapore
This 5-star reviewed dental care practice is run by a group of powerful women. These experienced dentists help to provide Singaporeans with confidence through a beautiful new smile and other services. Indeed, one of the best women-led businesses to support in Singapore.
📍No. 9 Scotts Road, Scotts Medical Center #08-02, Singapore
Led by Lelian Chew, this business sells stunning, masterful scents and decorations. With a group of artisan florists, designers and professional creators, you’ll be treated to the most luxurious plants and flowers around, whether it’s your wedding day or a special treat for someone.
As one of our favourite cheesecake places, we’re delighted you suggested this business. Amrita makes the most unique handmade cakes around, bursting with fruitiness and dripping with other indulgent ingredients.
📍18 Joo Seng Rd, Singapore 360018
Founded in 2013 by two leading ladies, Xiaohui and Freda, this creative production house creates visually pleasing content for clients. With a team of experts, from videographers, photographers, editors, stylists and more…these guys are the perfect company to help captivate your audience.
📍3 Kim Chuan Ln, #03-02, Singapore
This female-led business presents a lifestyle nail salon, offering drinks and snacks, as well as fair trade retail and other services under on roof. Certainly, the perfect space to meet likeminded individuals and indulge in endless laughter this weekend while you get a manicure.
This sustainable business initiative offers products made from organic textiles, mainly handcrafted by women in India who come from underprivileged backgrounds. Indeed, it’s led by two powerful females, Padmini Krishnan and Vandana Agarwalla.
Curated by Min Tan in 2013, this ethical ballet and dancewear brand, based in Singapore, is an excellent business to support. Every item is carefully designed and mainly made with 100% global organic textiles.
This retail boutique was created by pretty musician-turned-CEO Ming Bridges. Expect the best designers pieces from across the globe, offering dresses and accessories to rent for parties, weddings or any special occasion. Indeed, you’ll feel classy and sassy like you should!
📍43 Jln Merah Saga, #03-62 Chip Bee Gardens, Singapore 278115
11. Founders Doc
Founded in 2021 by corporate lawyer, Rachel Wong. This legal-tech company aims to support the early stage development of companies, with the help of skilled lawyers, across Southeast Asia. Specifically, startups have had huge success with the help of Founders Doc.
If you’re a frequent reader of ours, you’ll know this pet-friendly café is one of the most instagrammable cafes in Singapore. Owned by Nicole Chen, who curated the eatery with a dream of living inside a beautiful floral world. Certainly, that dream came to life.
📍 224 Telok Kurau Rd, #01-01, Singapore 423836
13. Coco Boss
Why not indulge on a delicious coconut-infused milkshake? This lovely brand serves up a range of coconut flavoured shakes that will have you dreaming about sitting by palm trees on the beach.
14. Date High Flyers
Dubbed as Asia’s Best Luxury Matchmaking Agency, this matchmaking business was founded by podcaster Anisa Hassan. Offering exclusive service for professional singles to meet and form connections. Likewise, there’s plenty of videos to learn about meeting people.
15. Spark Architects
A forward-thinking, creative firm that has given the world many award-winning urban designs – including Clarke Quay and Gr.iD shopping mall in Singapore, as well as other locations worldwide. Additionally, they aim to be both environmentally and socially conscious with each project. Indeed, one of the best women-led businesses to support in Singapore.
📍110 Lor 23 Geylang, #03-09, Singapore 388410
Certainly, this award-winning chiropractic deserves your support. Specifically, pregnancy and pediatric chiropractic care is their fore front. Happily, they work with your body to sense issues and find solutions to help you hopefully lead a comfier, more ache-free life.
📍896 Dunearn Rd, #03-03A, Singapore 589472
Another one of the most innovative women-led businesses in Singapore. Focusing on beautiful fibre art. These pieces all look incredible, and range from fibre-designed earrings, tapestries, framed pieces, keyrings and much more. Interestingly, you can request for customised pieces.
18. Drool Stamps
Are you looking to give the finishing touch to a card design for that special someone? Well, we’re ready to point you straight over to the wonderful artwork of Drool Stamps by Rachel. Boasting remarkable designs, whether you want a cute plant or custom design…Rachel has got you covered!
Created in 2018 by owner Charlene, this fabulous cosmetic brand is taking Singapore by storm. Charlene pledged to provide non-toxic skincare expertise without the use Paraben, Phthalates, Sulfates and Formadelhyde. Delightfully, the brand uses clean ingredients and, as the name suggests, leaves you absolutely glowing!
A self-taught artist and illustrator based in Singapore. Indeed, Sarah offers all kinds of beautiful designs that can be yours! We’d highly recommend getting your hands on some truly radiant watercolour pieces that would brighten up any room in the world.
21. Janice Wong
As one of the most known owners of women-led businesses in Singapore, Janice Wong needs no introduction. Leading an award-winning multi-product and confectionary brand, where art meets designs, you’ll be truly fascinated. Visit one of the best chocolate shops in Singapore, owned Wong.
Words by Megan Zara Walsh.