Conquer your shopping in one fell swoop at these multi-label boutiques in KL, which offer options for all aspects of your wardrobe, from apparel to accessories, shoes and bags. We highlight some of our favourite shops for the go-getters amongst you – one-stop day to night boutiques that will satisfy each and every one of your fashion whims.
Sharp tailoring with unique details
UGF-19, Upper Ground Floor (beside Novo), Bangsar Village 2, 2 Jalan Telawi 1, 59100 Kuala Lumpur | Also available online and at multiple locations throughout Kuala Lumpur.
If you’re looking for a conversation-starter outfit, make a beeline for Dude & The Duchess. The men’s and women’s clothing label specializes in sharp tailoring with unique twists to deliver a stand-out look. Tailored shirts with fine trimmings and details make for great transitional wear that take you from day to night while accessories such as bowties and waistcoats complete the ensemble. With Jonathan Liang stepping up to the plate as creative director, the new premium Dude & The Duchess line boasts modern charisma with an unconventional use of fabrics and dramatic contemporary cuts. Shoe fiends can look forward to browsing the Publika store, which brings in selected styles of footwear from Shoes Shoes Shoes.
Garments crafted from vivid african print textiles
From its humble origins as a small online boutique that focuses solely on fashion sourced from Southeast Asia, My Apparel Zoo has expanded into a physical retail store offering clothing fashioned from African Angolan textiles, along with statement tops, skirts and dresses, printed clutches and accessories. Founder and designer, Ellie E. Norman has a penchant for vivid and spirited African prints that are given the freedom and space to play on simple and structured silhouettes such as midi pencil skirts, vintage-inspired cocktail dresses and the occasional baju kurung. The quirky offbeat prints are perfectly crowned with the statement baubles and clutches available in store for a fresh and distinctive look.
Edgy avant-garde wear
The Seethrough boutique houses many sought-after independent labels from the region and has established itself as the go-to boutique for edgy minimalist and avant-garde wear. Started by the visionary stylist Calvin Cheong, the Seethrough shopping experience offers plenty of fresh perspectives on fashion. Browse through the well-stocked rack of beautiful creations from young and daredevil designers such as Depression, Max.Tan and Sundays from Singapore, Zakwan Anuar and When Our Eyes Met from Malaysia, Possi-Tilly-Ty from Indonesia and Pearly Wong from New York. Limited off-season pieces from MM6 Maison Martin Margiela and Rad Hourani add to the sense of exclusivity that permeates the space.
Cozy boudoir style boutique
31a Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. | Also available at multiple locations throughout Kuala Lumpur.
Contrary to popular belief, “Shoes Shoes Shoes” doesn’t simply offer stylish footwear, but flaunts a gorgeous repertoire of clothes, clutches and accessories. The Shoes Shoes Shoes boutique in Jalan Telawi has grown into somewhat of an institution on the local shopping scene, beloved for its promise of comfort and quality, and seen on the likes of local celebrities. Decked out like a fabulous (and massive) walk-in closet, the boudoir style boutique presents itself as a cozy spot for you and your fashion-loving girlfriends to shop to your hearts’ content. Look out for owner and designer Ung Yiu Lin’s other brands at the store, which includes elegant resortwear from IdyLinn and an array of clutches from her chic accessories line, KLutched.