In the spirit of Singapore's upcoming National Day, CNA Luxury revisits its archives to take a look at some of the country’s most innovative local brands that are growing from strength to strength.

SecretLab's Ian Ang, Stylemart's Kavita Thulasidas, XM Studios' Ben Ang. (Photos: Aik Chen/Alvin Teo)

Singapore may be known as a little red dot on the world map, but it packs a big punch when it comes to business and entrepreneurship. Despite its small geographical size, the city has birthed several innovative companies that are blazing a trail in their respective industries.  

Whether it’s establishing themselves on home ground or flying the Singapore flag high on an international scale, here are eight homegrown brands that are making their mark. Read their stories below. ...