Many people think Kampong Glam™ as really ‘hip’ and ‘glamorous’ part of Singapore with eclectic blend of history & culture.
In order to create this room fragrance, we had to visit the heart of the area and discover heritage of each individual aroma that make the area unique. These needed to be carefully blended so that none overpowered the other.
Here's what we discovered - Traditionally, ‘Kampong’ means village and ‘Glam’ refers to Gelam-Tree. Kampong Glam has its origins as a thriving port town and is Singapore's oldest urban quarter. In 1822, Sir Stamford Raffles allocated the area to the Malay, Arab and Bugis communities. The area subsequently became one of the seats of Malay royalty in Singapore.
We bring you the traditional smell - Rich amber from the incense in the Mosque, Oud from the streets, combined with the hip-sophistication around. And of course notes of fresh Gelam-oil.
Kampong Glam is ideal gift for those who have been to the area and have had a taste of its super trendy lifestyle, a glimpse into the Singapore of the past and to the diversity that spurred its future development.