Taobao Alternative – ezbuy.sg
Probably the number 1 reason for people to shun away from Taobao shopping, is that everything there is in Chinese. A common alternative now is ezbuy.sg, which translate taobao into an english site.
You could also sign up as en ezbuy prime member, which allows you to ship irregardless number of items to Singapore for a flat rate of $2.99.
Ezbuy also offers repacking for USA parcels.
Do check out ezbuy.sg if taobao.com is too much of a challenge.