Everyone knows that Bali draws an international crowd, so it’s no surprise that some of the most established local fashion designers come from various parts of the world. We’ve sussed out the top five luxury women’s fashion boutiques in Bali. What sets them apart from the other local fashion designers, is that they not only bring their own cultures to the Indonesian island; they also embrace the local culture and textile traditions and weave them into their designs. If you’re planning on a shopping spree during your stay in Bali, these boutiques should definitely be added to your itinerary.
It didn’t take Buddha Wear long to start branching out from specialising in yoga wear to everyday wear. Simple colours and great fitting designs is core to their success and the brand is proud that their garments are socially and ethically made. Buddha Wear also donates a portion of their profit to charities for the support and care of HIV positive children in Bali.
Jalan Raya Seminyak No. 55A, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 80361 | Jalan Laksmana Oberoi No. 15X, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 80361 | Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia 80571 | Also available online.
Brazilian Taiwanese designer, Lulu Yasmine, divides her time between India, Marrakesh and Sao Paulo and the influences of her experiences in these countries naturally show in her designs, which ooze style and edge. All creations are made from organic silk, crepe, chiffon, cotton and linen and the fact that they are all handmade is key to the ethos of the label.
Available at various locations | Also available online.
French fashion designer creates feminine easy-to-wear fashion that oozes elegance and design. Magali Pascal has been heavily influenced by Parisian “Bourgeois Bohème” in that each collection is infused with silks, laces and organic fabrics along with vintage embellishments.
Jalan Kayu Aya Oberoi No. 177X , Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 80361 | Jalan Raya Seminyak No. 65B , Bali, Indonesia 80361 | Jalan Raya Petitenget No. 900, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 80361 | Also available online.
Even after coming from one of the most beautiful parts of the world, Italy, owners/designers Simonetta and Marco decided to settle in Bali to establish their fashion brand (post much valued education from some of Italy’s best designs schools). Part of falling in love with the Balinese culture has been exploring fashion and textile designs with traditional material, batik, Quarzia combines hand woven ikat and silk. They create the most beautiful cushion covers, bed covers, wall hangings, sarongs and clothing that speak the unique infusion of Bali meets Italy.
Jalan Laksmana No. 3A , Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 80361
Uma and Leopold creates feminine pieces with earthy tones. Working with natural fabrics like quality silk, crepe, and 100% organic cotton, as well as rayon, they incorporate stunning embroidery, beads, sparkles and sequins to polish their pieces. Always to be expected in their bohemian styled pieces is the Uma and Leopold element of surprise –bringing a breath of fresh air in the local fashion scene in Bali.
Jalan Kunti No. 8X, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 80361 | 77X Jalan Oberoi, Bali, Indonesia 80361