SINGAPORE, 30 November 2022 — The colourful world of tokidoki has arrived at NEX just in time for Christmas! tokidoki, which translates to “sometimes” in Japanese, is an internationally recognised and beloved lifestyle brand. Since its debut in 2005, tokidoki has amassed a cult-like following for its eye-catching aesthetic and adorable characters.
NEX, in collaboration with tokidoki, celebrates the spirit of giving with a series of tokidoki-themed events and rewards happening from 24 November to 26 December. Shoppers can look forward to exclusive tokidoki Eco Bags, tokidoki character displays, caricature portrait drawing, and even a meet & greet with the creative mind behind tokidoki at the media preview on 30 November. Whether you’re a long time fan of tokidoki or admirers of the larger-than-life characters, their adorable characters will definitely steal your heart and keep you coming back for more!
Here are some of the highlights to keep an eye out for.
Immerse Yourself in the tokidoki Holiday Experience
Walk through NEX Atrium, Level 1 to immerse yourself in the tokidoki fun holiday experience from 1 – 11 December, 11 am to 9pm daily. Spot the colourful tokidoki characters Donutella & her sweet friends, Cactus Friends, Unicorno, Mermicorno and Kaiju on display, adding a shot of cuteness to this year’s festive season. After snapping Instagrammable moments with the characters, head over to the pop-up retail space to shop for tokidoki merchandise which are perfect Christmas gifts for your loved ones.
Get up close and personal with fan-favourite tokidoki characters, Donutella and SANDy, from 2 – 4 December and 9 – 11 December. Open to the first 30 groups of 4 for each session, the mascots will be holding meet and greet sessions at 1pm, 4pm and 7pm daily. Grab your camera and don’t miss out on this opportunity to get a beautiful family photo with the delightful characters.
Collect Exclusive tokidoki Eco Bags
Calling all tokidoki fans – here’s your chance to redeem a limited edition tokidoki Eco Bag if you are a NEXrewards member! The tokidoki Eco Bag is available in 4 unique collectible designs and a design will be released every week from 24 November to 26 December. To receive the bag, shoppers need to scan NEXrewards member QR with a minimum spending of $150 or $200 (if including supermarket transaction) at participating stores.
Enjoy additional rewards for Citi Credit Cardmembers when shoppers charge a minimum of $300 to their Citi Credit Card to receive an additional $20 eNEXvoucher. *Terms and conditions apply.
Receive a Personalised Caricature Portrait for NEXrewards Members
Exclusive to NEXrewards Members, receive a personalised caricature portrait of yourself and a friend from 2 – 4 December and 9 – 11 December! Simply scan your NEXrewards member QR code with a minimum spend of $50 in a single transaction at participating stores. The talented artist will be at the NEX Atrium, Level 1 ready to sketch a memorable art piece that will capture the essence of your personality. Terms and conditions apply.
11am to 3pm (Redemption from 10:30am)
4pm to 8pm (Redemption from 3:30pm)
Meet tokidoki’s Artist Simone Legno for an Autograph Session
In the leadup to the tokidoki festivities, NEX will be holding a media event on 30 November where invited attendees will also be able to meet Simone Legno, the creative director and co-founder of tokidoki, who will be flying into Singapore specially for an autograph session. Simone’s deep love of Japan and fascination with world cultures came alive in his art passion which led to the eventual creation of tokidoki.
Simone says: “Tokidoki is the hope, the hidden energy that everyone has inside. It gives us the strength to face a new day and dream about something positive and the hope that something magical will happen to us.”
Make sure to head down to NEX from 24 November to 26 December 2022 for a fabulous time with tokidoki! Visit NEX’s website and Facebook for more information about the NEX x tokidoki Christmas campaign.