Top Choice Clothing in South Jakarta


On the hunt for the best local fashion labels? Then head to ARA, a concept store and independent fashion boutique inside the Colony shopping mall. There’s no other shop quite like this in Jakarta, showcasing Indones…
Top Choice Market in Mataram

Pasar Mandalika

There are no tourists at this vast market near the Mandalika bus terminal in Bertais, but it has everything else: fruit and veggies, fish (fresh and dried), baskets full of colourful, aromatic spices and grains, fre…
Top Choice Textiles in Ubud

Threads of Life Indonesian Textile Arts Center

This small, professional textile gallery and shop sponsors the production of naturally dyed, handmade ritual textiles from around Indonesia. It exists to help recover skills in danger of being lost to modern dyeing …
Top Choice Textiles in Denpasar

Jepun Bali

It's like your own private version of the Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali: Gusti Ayu Made Mardiani is locally famous for her endek and songket clothes woven using traditional techniques. You can visit her gracious home …
Top Choice Clothing in Gili Trawangan

Casa Vintage

The best boutique on Gili T is tucked on a backstreet near the cafe Il Pirata. It's a treasure trove of vintage fashion sourced internationally, and displayed with grace. Browse chunky earrings, superb leather bags,…
Top Choice Maps in South Jakarta

Bartele Gallery

A treasure trove of antique maps awaits at this compact shop. Prints, some dating back 500 years, are also displayed. Look for originals drawn by explorers to document their discoveries. Photos from the 19th century…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Mataram

Lombok Handicraft Centre

At Sayang Sayang (2km north of Cakra), there's a wide range of small shops here; look for the arched sign over the narrow road which reads 'Handy Craft'. Browse crafts, including masks, textiles and ceramics from ac…
Top Choice Art in South Jakarta

dia.lo.gue artspace

Contemporary art, stylish designer goods, books, old travel posters and good coffee all come together in this chic space. Bare concrete and glass are an ideal backdrop for the captivating variety on offer. Note the …
Top Choice Cosmetics in Ubud


The perfume of luxurious locally handmade organic soaps wafts as you enter. Put some in your undies drawer and it'll smell fine for weeks. The range is unlike that found in chain stores selling luxe soap. It also op…
Top Choice Homewares in Seminyak


The Middle East meets Asia at this glossy high-concept store with Bali-designed housewares and clothing. It has a small cafe with healthy breakfast and lunch choices plus good coffee and cold-pressed juices.