Nothing makes for better mother-daughter bonding than some good ole’ shopping. And if you happen to be in Bali and got dumped for the day by the alcohol-chasing men, don’t you worry – there are some great stores that would keep both you and your daughter occupied, no matter the age. Read on to find out a little more about mum & me shopping in Bali!
Set up by a young Australian woman, Melissa, in 1996, Body & Soul caters to women of all ages – as long as you believe in femininity, freedom, courage and spirit, you’d love the pieces they’ve got up here. Their collections are elegant yet playful, with retro influences visible in geometric shapes, as well as floral and paisley prints in bright primary colours. They’ve even got a great teen line that might keep your teenage daughter’s eyes away from her phone for a bit. Whether you or your daughter are looking for long maxi dresses, casual tops and bottoms, or boldly coloured bracelets, necklaces, scarves and clutches, Body & Soul is sure to have something for you here.
Jalan Sunset road 1828, Bali, Indonesia 80361
We’re sensing your teenage daughter is going to love Buddhawear. With a variety of fresh, laidback, contemporary cool basics, what’s not to like? The folks at this women’s fashion boutique carefully source fabrics in Indonesia to channel a feminine and youthful vibe to your wardrobe. Fashion forward collections like shorts, playsuits, T-shirts and dresses in neutral tones and in their iconic hand-dyed Batik prints are what you’ll encounter at Buddhawear.
No. 15x Jalan Laksmana, Seminyak, Bali 80361| No. 55A Jalan Raya Seminyak, Bali 80361 | Jalan Monkey Forest Ubud, Bali 80571
A unique blend of comfort, colour and style is what you’ll find at By the Sea. Inspired by the ultimate backdrop of easy tropical living, you will encounter oh-so-comfy resort wear staples that are apt for a day out in the sun. A selection of women’s and kid’s resort wear as well as something for men is also available. Perhaps surprise daddy with a sunhat or a pair of espadrille slip-ons during your mother-daughter shopping session?
No. 32, Jalan Raya Seminyak, Bali 80361 | Also available at various locations
Kidsagogo is a the definitive shopping wonderland for kids – and for mums for love to dress up their little tots. This internationally renowned kid’s fashion and lifestyle brand blends choice fabrics, precision stitching, and hand-embroidered details to their apparel. The result is a fun mix of casual to dressy looks like printed T-shirts, exquisite dress, smart button-downs and playful jumpsuits for children aged 0 to 8 years old. Even brags a collection of fashion accessories, soft toys and kids home décor for a complete shopping experience.
No. 29, Jalan Kayu Aya, Bali 80361 and at various stockists | Also available online.
Long before Bali was established a shopping haven in Southeast Asia, founder and designer of Lilla Lane, Thora Moss, was already on the tropical island, creating and designing fashion items that would eventually contribute to the growth of Bali as a thriving fashion hub. She specialises in handmade women’s shoes, bags and accessories that have clear influences from her childhood home by the sea in East Hampton, New York, as well as her years in Paris – resulting in elegant and sophisticated designs infused with a breezy beach feel.
Jalan Raya Seminyak No. 8, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 80361 and at various locations | Also available online.
Great variety of womenswear and kidswear
Looking for some fashion apparel to take home for both you and your tiny tot? We suggest hopping down to the elegantly designed Sisca in Kayu Aya, a lovely boutique where its wares are just as stylish as its interior. Sisca features clothes and accessories for women and kids, as well as some adorable children-sized shoes that are sure to make your heart melt. Their style is extremely fashionable, edgy and chic, with a hefty variety of children’s wear so your kids will be well entertained – a huge relief in our book!
Jalan Kayu Aya No. 8, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 80361
Despite being born and raised in Venice, Italy, the founder and designer of Quarzia finds great inspiration in traditional Balinese patterns found in their unique textiles. After learning the hand woven batik-making techniques, she began to develop her own contemporary patterns for pillows, bed covers, wall hangings, sarongs and women’s clothing that each pay tribute to the traditional Balinese textiles that the brand loves so much.
Jalan Oberoi No. 3A, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia 80361 | Jalan Dewi Sita, No. 8, Ubud, Bali Indonesia 80361